FlyOver Canada is proud to bring back “Flight of the Dragon”. For a limited time, guests will get to experience Flight of the Dragon and FlyOver Canada back-to-back for the regular FlyOver Canada admission price! First, follow a mythical dragon as you soar over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery during Flight of the Dragon then, experience a virtual flight across Canada from east-to-west. The complete experience will last between 20 – 25 minutes and both rides incorporate state of the art special effects including wind, scents and mist
Runs January 14 – March 6, 2016, every 20 minutes from 10am – 9pm
The Downtown Eastside is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Vancouver and is home to many historical locations such as Chinatown, Gastown and Oppenheimer Park (formerly Japantown). The Patricia Cafe & Patricia Hotel became a part of the history in downtown Vancouver starting in 1914 which, is the same year our former hockey team “The Vancouver Millionaires” started the season that won them the glorious Stanley cup. Downtown Vancouver is known as a primary tourist spot full of life and it’s not hard to see why. With all of the tourism shops, foreign foods, and fantastic communities it’s no wonder Vancouver is considered one of the top travel locations in the world.
The streets in the Downtown Eastside are full of history but there is also a lot of great history packed in the West End of Vancouver (Western Downtown). Just like all of Vancouver the West End was originally nothing more than forested wild. In 1862 the land was purchased by just three men known as the “Three Greenhorns” owing to the belief that these men paid too much for the remote land. Their original intent to mine for porcelain clays was scrapped when they discovered the grade of clay was not of a fine enough grade to produce porcelain. Read More
Tourism Vancouver has put together a new video that not only promotes our fabulous city but showcases the talent of some home grown talent. Singing their original song, “It’s You… Vancouver“, the duo, Watasun (comprised of percussionist Reid Hendry and singer/songwriter Adam Bailie) are featured all over Vancouver at famous attractions such as the Stanley Park seawall, the Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain. Check out the video here and check out Watasun later this month at the Media Club.