Cruise Holiday Travel Guide: Vancouver

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Vancouver is often voted the best place in the world to live – pay this city a visit and you’ll see why!

We’ve got lots of great deals on cruises visiting Vancouver on our Canada cruise deals page, and plenty more if you use the search tool. But read on to find out what Vancouver has in store, and what else you can expect on your cruise.

About Vancouver

Vancouver is a vibrant city with a friendly atmosphere and plenty of things for people from all walks of life to see and do – a perfect destination for a luxury cruise.

In terms of climate, it’s not quite the Arctic conditions many people associate with Canada – average temperatures drop to around 6 degrees celsius in winter, while summer temperatures average around 22 degrees. As such it’s an ideal place to visit at any time of the year.

Depending on what time of year you arrive, you might want to check out one of the city’s many beaches. Another popular highlight for many visitors is the Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, where you can see beluga and orca whales. You can hike through a forest, ski and snowboard on local mountains, or dine in some truly fantastic restaurants. Simply put, it’s a truly diverse city.

Book a Vancouver cruise

You can book your cruise visiting Vancouver on our Canada cruise deals page. You’ll find even more great deals if you use the search tool on the left-hand side of the page!

In the meantime, take a look at a selection of our best Vancouver cruise deals below:

Vancouver to Tokyo (fly/stay/cruise)
Cruising on Celebrity Millennium
11th September 2014 for 18 nights

This trip begins with a flight from Australia to Vancouver, where your cruise will begin. You’ll stop to visit Petropavlovsk, Otaru (Japan), Hakodate (Japan) and Tokyo (Yakahama). After a short stay in Tokyo you’ll fly back to Australia.

Vancouver to Sydney (fly/stay/cruise)
Cruising on MS Volendam
22nd September 2014 for 26 nights

After a flight from Australia to Canada, you’ll embark on a cruise from Vancouver which stops at Los Angeles, Hilo, Honolulu, Pago Pago, Dravuni (Fiji Islands), Lautoka, Noumea and Sydney.

17 night fly/rail/cruise Canada & Alaska Adventure
Cruising on Celebrity Century
10th May 2014

After a flight to Calgary, you’ll start your Rocky Mountaineer Voyage in which you’ll cross the stunning Rocky Mountains by rail. After 8 days you’ll embark the 5* Celebrity Century, which visits Icy Strait Point, Hubbard Glacier, Juneau, Ketchikan and Vancouver. You’ll then fly back to Australia.

Image sourced via Flickr Creative Commons. Credit: Dripps 

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Alyssa Beit

Alyssa lives in Sydney, NSW. Born on the 14th October and is a Social and Human Service Assistant at Cruise 1st Australia. She is in her early 40’s and loves tranquility on luxury cruises.

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