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Summer Bus tours 2016
2016 SUMMER BUS TOURS
Customer Care
Our Bus Tours are for adults only. Your experience on
our tours is very important to us and your safety is our
primary focus. Please let us know if we can improve
our tours in any way for your comfort, information,
and/or enjoyment. Prior to your tour, please join us for
refreshments while your Tour Host takes attendance
and collects forms. Please wait to enter the bus until
the Host brings the group outside to board.
We offer courtesy calls prior to each tour to remind you
of departure day, time and other important tour tips.
ADULT
BUS TOURS
PRC
Tour Information
Registration Information
• You may register for yourself, or a friend. If you are
registering for someone else you must provide the
person’s full name, phone number, address and
birth date.
• All bus tours are sold on a first-come, first-served
basis starting June 1, 2016.
• You may not sell your tours to another person.
When a refund is given, the first person on the
waitlist will be offered the spot.
• Extra buses may be added for high demand tours.
• All participants are required to sign a liability
waiver that is valid for all trips taken in the current
calendar year.
• Please check your registration confirmation sheet
for dates, times and important information.
How to Register
Registration can be done at any Parks, Recreation &
Culture facility or online. To register online go to
www.abbotsford.ca/prc and click on the Direct2Rec
link, payment options, credit card only. In person,
includes cash, credit, debit, and cheques made
payable to the City of Abbotsford.
• Registration confirmation numbers are NOT
seat numbers. Bus seats are provided on a
first-come, first-served basis.
• Times listed are the actual departure times,
but only estimated return times. Times are
subject to change.
• All tours depart and return to Abbotsford
Recreation Centre, 2499 McMillan Road.
• Please refrain from arriving more than 30
minutes prior to scheduled departure of your
tour.
• Not all tours are wheelchair accessible. Many
tours involve walking. Please inquire about
wheelchair accessibility.
• We ask for your consideration and patience
while boarding and disembarking as some
passengers may have difficulty.
• If you have mobility issues and require use of
your scooter or walker, please call ARC office
and we will do our best to accommodate you.
• Tour hosts are not professional tour guides.
They will provide general info about the tour
and keep to the tour itinerary.
• The City reserves the right to make
cancellations or changes to tours as needed.
Refunds and Credits
Refunds can be completed up to 30 days before
each tour. Within 30 days A CREDIT to your
Abbotsford PRC account MAY be given if there
is a waiting list and the spot can be filled. All
cancellations are subject to a $5 cancellation fee
at the time of cancellation. Call 604.853.4221.
Don’t miss our REGISTRATION EVENT
At the Abbotsford Recreation Centre on June 1 at 9:00am.
• Register in a tour for a chance to win a free trip
• Receive a $5 discount on each tour you register for
• Enjoy a free coffee or tea and treat
SUMMER 2016
JULY - AUGUST
REGISTRATION BEGINS JUNE 1
Tour Season
Brochure Available
Registration Begins
Summer (Jul - Aug)
May 11, 2016
Jun 1, 2016
Fall (Sept - Dec)
Jul 27, 2016
Aug 10, 2016
www.direct2rec.com
Winter (Jan - Mar)
Nov 2, 2016
Nov 30, 2016
Spring (Apr - Jun)
Feb 8, 2017
Mar 9, 2017
Abbotsford Recreation Centre 604.853.4221 | 2499 McMillan Road
MONDAY, JULY 11
WEDNESDAY, JULY 20
FRIDAY, JULY 29
Burnaby Village Gardens &
Transportation Tour
9am - 3pm
Theatre Under the Stars Beauty & the Beast
6pm - 11:30pm
Sea to Sky Gondola Tour
8:30am - 4:30pm
From peddle power to the electric
horse car - the Transportation
Tour explores the changes in land
transportation from the industrial
revolution to today; how resource and
technology development influence
how we move. After an introduction
and a short film, we will visit BC’s
oldest surviving steam locomotive.
Other highlights include antique
bicycles, a 1910 motorcycle, and
vintage cars from the early twentieth
century. The tour ends on board
the magnificently restored 1223
Interurban Tram. Lunch will be at the
Ice Cream Parlour on site.
Course #301536
$90
The ‘tale as old as time’ follows
Belle, a young woman in a provincial
town, and the Beast, a young prince
transformed by a wicked spell. If the
Beast can learn to be loved, the curse
will end and he will be restored. But
time is running out...A feast for the
senses, the treasured production is
abundant with lavish sets, sumptuous
costumes, and spectacular musical
numbers, including “Be Our Guest,”
“Gaston,” and the titular ballad. The
stage version includes all of Alan
Menken and Howard Ashman’s songs
from the Academy Award-winning
film, as well as new songs by Menken
and Tim Rice.
Course # 301524
$120
FRIDAY, JULY 15
Capilano Suspension Bridge & TUESDAY, JULY 26
Cliffwalk
BC Wine Tour Series - South
1:30pm - 8:30pm
Langley Countryside
Capilano Suspension Bridge crosses 11:30am - 6:30pm
to towering evergreens, cedarscented rainforest air and Treetops,
Adventure, 7 suspended footbridges
offering views 110 feet above the
forest floor. The new Cliffwalk follows
a granite precipice along Capilano
River with a labyrinth-like series
of narrow cantilevered bridges,
stairs and platforms and only 16
anchor points in the cliff supporting
the structure! We will experience
the Suspension Bridge, Treetops
Adventures and Cliffwalk, and a
private nature tour. Dinner will be onsite at the cafe.
Course # 275291
$95
Your adventure starts with our 10
minute gondola ride to 885m above
sea level where you enjoy sweeping
views of Howe Sound, the majestic
coastal forest and surrounding
mountains. The gondolas have
comfortable padded seats, easy
access and floor to ceiling glass
windows for maximum views. The ride
up and down is a thrilling adventure
and provides new views of Shannon
Falls and the famous Squamish
Chief climbing area. Once at the
top, you can explore: two different
interpretive loop walking trails with
cantilevered viewing platforms, the
spectacular Sky Pilot Suspension
Bridge, and hiking trails where you
can learn about the rich Squamish
First Nation history or the Sea to Sky
Gondola project, its history, how it was
built, history of Howe Sound, and the
surrounding alpine ecology. Lunch
will be on site at the café.
Course #301238
$115
Join us for an afternoon in
picturesque South Langley
countryside known for its equestrian
community and rich, award winning,
grape growing soils. Tour, taste
and shop at three separate popular
wineries: Domaine de Chaberton,
Backyard Vineyards and Vista D’oro
Farms & Winery. Lunch will be at the
Bacchus Bistro overlooking a lovely
vineyard.
Course #301753
$120
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MONDAY, AUGUST 1
Paddlewheeler Cruise to Fort
Langley
8am - 7pm
Enjoy a buffet style luncheon while an
ever-changing view of BC’s biggest
river unfolds before you. Hop on board
the MV Native, the Fraser River’s only
authentic paddlewheeler riverboat!
Launching from New Westminster,
we will be treated to the sights and
sounds of the Fraser River as we
make our way to Fort Langley! You
will have the opportunity to see the
Lower Mainland’s two newest bridges,
Port Mann and Golden Ears bridges
up close as we sail under them,
up the Fraser River. Once at Fort
Langley, you will have plenty of time
to browse the shops and grab a snack
before we make our way back to New
Westminster.
Course #301243
$140
THURSDAY, AUGUST 4
Hell’s Gate
9am - 3pm
Join us for one of BC’s oldest, most
spectacular destinations. Ride the
exhilarating Air tram and explore this
historic gold rush site, including the
fudge factory, fisheries exhibit and
beautiful observation decks. You will
also enjoy a fabulous lunch at Simon’s
Cafe.
Course #301242
$95
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17
MONDAY, AUGUST 8
Circle Farm Tour
9am - 4pm
Stanley Park Aquarium
9am - 3pm
As Canada’s largest aquarium, and
located in the heart of beautiful
Stanley Park, the Vancouver
Aquarium connects hundreds of
thousands of Aquarium visitors with
the natural world. With over 50,000
animals and unique opportunities
to come up close with some of the
world’s most elusive creatures, every
visit is an unforgettable one. Lunch
will be on site at the cafe.
Course #301759
Join us for a delicious tour of some of
the Lower Mainland’s most popular
farms; the Krausse Berry Farms, the
Tuscan Lavender Gardens and finally
JD Turkey Farms. Shop, taste, learn
and experience what makes these
farms unique! A fresh farm breakfast
at Krause Berry Farms and a late
lunch at the JD Farms Bistro are
included.
Course #301233
$95
$105
FRIDAY, AUGUST 12
Indian Arm Harbour Cruise
9am - 5pm
You will not want to miss cruising
aboard the luxurious M.V. Harbour
Princess through Indian Arm, an 18
km coastal mountain fjord located
right in Vancouver’s back yard! This
4-hour cruise includes a wonderful
catered buffet lunch as you view
the panoramic vistas, the pristine
Silver Falls, large waterfront homes,
privately owned islands, wildlife
and more. Indian Arm is a true
photographer’s delight!
Course #301235
$150
SATURDAY, AUGUST 20
Theatre Under the Stars West Side Story
6pm - 11:30pm
West Side Story is a dynamic reimagining of Romeo and Juliet in the
turbulent streets of 1950’s New York.
As turf war rages between two rival
gangs, a pair of star-crossed lovers
find themselves caught in the middle
- and tragically wrenched between
two worlds. The beautiful, passionate,
and heartbreaking work was created
by the dream team of Leonard
Bernstein, Arthur Laurents, and
Stephen Sondheim. Jerome Robbins’
kinetic, explosive choreographic style
intrinsically tied the musical to its
exhilarating songbook, which includes
such gems as “Cool,” “America,” “I
Feel Pretty,” and “Tonight.”
Course # 301524
$120
We offer courtesy calls prior
to each tour to remind you of
departure days, times and other
important tour tips.
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SYMBOL
LEGEND
Tour Includes:
Boat Trip
Meal
Included
Admission
Tickets
Guided Tour
Enjoy our 2016 Summer Bus Tours!
It’s time to dust off your sun hats, shorts and sunglasses – because Summer is
almost here! We have a great line up of new and improved tours with adventures on
and off the water.
We are incredibly pleased to be a part of your recreation activities and would like
to personally invite you to join us on our tours this season. We are working hard to
provide you with a larger variety of new, and tried and true, high quality tours. You
are always with friends when you are out and about with our groups!
From local attractions to island adventures, riveting theatrical performances to
edible delights, we have something for everyone. Experience the joy that makes life
worth living and let us rekindle your sense of adventure! We look forward to seeing
you on your next bus tour!
Amber Lyndon
Community Recreation Programmer, Abbotsford Recreation Centre
Prepare to:
Bring
Spending
Money
Dress for the
Weather
Be Active
Tour Prices
Do Not
Include Taxes.
FRIDAY, JULY 1
TUESDAY,JULY 5
Fireworks Harbour Cruise
5:30pm - 12:30am
Bard on the Beach - The Merry
Wives of Windsor
3:30pm - 11pm
Join us on board for a night out on the water
as you cruise to English Bay where the skies
will shine in an explosion of colour. Enjoy
the Celebration of Light from the best seats
in Vancouver on a 3 hour cruise featuring a
scrumptious dinner and lively dancing.
Course #301232
$195
MONDAY, AUGUST 29
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
PNE- A Day at the Fair - AM
9:30am - 4:30pm
Granville Island & False Creek
Cruise-About
9am - 4pm
Kettle Valley Train Robbery &
BBQ
7am - 9pm
Join us for the day on Granville Island
where an imaginative mix of a public
food market, restaurants, arts and
crafts and entertainment. With fine
waterfront restaurants, theatres,
galleries, unique shops and cafes, and
one the most spectacular fresh food
markets you’ve ever seen, Granville
Island is a great place to escape
the everyday! We will start off with a
mini-cruise on the Aquabus for a tour
around False Creek to see the sights
and sounds from the waterfront then
enjoy some free time exploring!
Experience the “Old West” with
the notorious Garnett Valley Gang!
You’ll enjoy their antics on and off
the train as they rob passengers for
local charities. The outing includes
a delicious barbecue dinner and
musical entertainment. We will travel
by bus up the Coquihalla highway and
travel back through the scenic Crows
Nest highway coming home. A stop in
Keremeos for their famous fruit will
round this tour out.
It’s that time of the year again! The
Fair at the PNE has arrived, and we
will be heading down to check out
the action. You can explore all the
food carts, shows and displays of
multicultural dances, horse shows,
concerts and much more.
Course #301237
$65
TUESDAY, AUGUST 23
PNE - A Night at the Fair - PM
5pm - 12am
Sincerely,
Free Time
MONDAY, AUGUST 22
We will first explore Granville Island and enjoy
the evening sky over dinner of your choice. It’s
1968 in Windsor, Ontario and English ex-pat
Sir John Falstaff is hunting for a solution to
his money troubles. He sends an identical
love letter to two wealthy housewives, hoping
to seduce them - and enjoy their fortunes with no clue that they are best friends! When
they discover his scheme, these merry wives
set Falstaff up for some hilariously sweet
revenge. This award winning production is
now bigger and even better and full of highspirited fun and classic ‘60s music that made
it a hit with audiences and critics. Explore the
village at Bard on the Beach, set against the
scenic waterfront in Vancouver’s Vanier Park.
Course #301231
$125
It’s that time of the year again! The
Fair at the PNE has arrived, and we
will be heading down to check out
the action. You can explore all the
food carts, shows and displays of
multicultural dances, horse shows,
concerts and much more.
Course # 301527
$135
$70
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
$65 Hastings Race Track & Buffet
11am - 5:30pm
FRIDAY, AUGUST 26
Bard on the Beach - Romeo &
Juliet
3:30pm - 11pm
We’re off to the races! At the Hastings
- Silks Restaurant we will indulge
in a gourmet buffet with amazing
views of the exciting live horse races.
Tiered seating and floor-to-ceiling
windows offer panoramic views of
the Northshore Mountains, Burrard
Inlet and the track while tableside
television monitors allow you to
capture all the racing action. There
will be plenty of time to explore
the casino and enjoy the gaming
atmosphere as well! Go ahead and
bet on having a great day with friends!
Forbidden Love at first meeting.
Two young people fall deeply in love
despite the feud that divides their
families. The story of Romeo and
Juliet has been captivating audiences
for centuries because it moves and
inspires us even though it breaks
our hearts. This classical, sensuous
production is a salute to its timeless
Course # 301784
power. Explore the village at Bard on
the Beach, set against the waterfront
at Vanier Park. We will first explore
Granville Island and enjoy the evening
sky over dinner of your choice.
Course # 301244
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Course # 301776
Course # 301236
$90
$125
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2016 SUMMER BUS TOURS
Customer Care
Our Bus Tours are for adults only. Your experience on
our tours is very important to us and your safety is our
primary focus. Please let us know if we can improve
our tours in any way for your comfort, information,
and/or enjoyment. Prior to your tour, please join us for
refreshments while your Tour Host takes attendance
and collects forms. Please wait to enter the bus until
the Host brings the group outside to board.
We offer courtesy calls prior to each tour to remind you
of departure day, time and other important tour tips.
ADULT
BUS TOURS
PRC
Tour Information
Registration Information
• You may register for yourself, or a friend. If you are
registering for someone else you must provide the
person’s full name, phone number, address and
birth date.
• All bus tours are sold on a first-come, first-served
basis starting June 1, 2016.
• You may not sell your tours to another person.
When a refund is given, the first person on the
waitlist will be offered the spot.
• Extra buses may be added for high demand tours.
• All participants are required to sign a liability
waiver that is valid for all trips taken in the current
calendar year.
• Please check your registration confirmation sheet
for dates, times and important information.
How to Register
Registration can be done at any Parks, Recreation &
Culture facility or online. To register online go to
www.abbotsford.ca/prc and click on the Direct2Rec
link, payment options, credit card only. In person,
includes cash, credit, debit, and cheques made
payable to the City of Abbotsford.
• Registration confirmation numbers are NOT
seat numbers. Bus seats are provided on a
first-come, first-served basis.
• Times listed are the actual departure times,
but only estimated return times. Times are
subject to change.
• All tours depart and return to Abbotsford
Recreation Centre, 2499 McMillan Road.
• Please refrain from arriving more than 30
minutes prior to scheduled departure of your
tour.
• Not all tours are wheelchair accessible. Many
tours involve walking. Please inquire about
wheelchair accessibility.
• We ask for your consideration and patience
while boarding and disembarking as some
passengers may have difficulty.
• If you have mobility issues and require use of
your scooter or walker, please call ARC office
and we will do our best to accommodate you.
• Tour hosts are not professional tour guides.
They will provide general info about the tour
and keep to the tour itinerary.
• The City reserves the right to make
cancellations or changes to tours as needed.
Refunds and Credits
Refunds can be completed up to 30 days before
each tour. Within 30 days A CREDIT to your
Abbotsford PRC account MAY be given if there
is a waiting list and the spot can be filled. All
cancellations are subject to a $5 cancellation fee
at the time of cancellation. Call 604.853.4221.
Don’t miss our REGISTRATION EVENT
At the Abbotsford Recreation Centre on June 1 at 9:00am.
• Register in a tour for a chance to win a free trip
• Receive a $5 discount on each tour you register for
• Enjoy a free coffee or tea and treat
SUMMER 2016
JULY - AUGUST
REGISTRATION BEGINS JUNE 1
Tour Season
Brochure Available
Registration Begins
Summer (Jul - Aug)
May 11, 2016
Jun 1, 2016
Fall (Sept - Dec)
Jul 27, 2016
Aug 10, 2016
www.direct2rec.com
Winter (Jan - Mar)
Nov 2, 2016
Nov 30, 2016
Spring (Apr - Jun)
Feb 8, 2017
Mar 9, 2017
Abbotsford Recreation Centre 604.853.4221 | 2499 McMillan Road