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Facts about Vancouver -

A Great Dive Destination

Facts About Vancouver - Vancouver and Whistler are hosting the 2010 winter Olympics. Click here for more information.

More facts about Vancouver - a great dive destination:

• Vancouver, British Columbia is fast becoming one of the premiere scuba diving destinations in the world, and is home to many great dive spots, dive shops and dive charter operators

• Some of the world’s other best dive locations are easily accessible and are within several hours driving time of Vancouver

• With its stunning natural scenery, activities and lifestyle, Vancouver, British Columbia has once again been selected as one of the top cities in the world in which to live

• Vancouver’s port is one of the finest natural deep water ports in the world, handling a mind boggling amount of bulk, container and cruise ships

• Activity facts about Vancouver - In and around Vancouver, it may be possible to combine any of the following activities in any one given day:

? Scuba diving, swimming or snorkeling

? Boating – yachting (power and sail) or windsurfing

? Fishing – ocean or fresh water

? Ocean or lake kayaking

? Hiking or walking

? Canoeing

? White water rafting

? Whale watching, beach combing or sight seeing

? Skiing, heli-skiing, snow shoeing or snow boarding

? Golfing

? Caving, rock or mountain climbing

? Biking, extreme downhill biking, roller blading, or jogging

? Eating at a world class restaurant

? Sampling world class local wines

? Climbing the famous but punishing Grouse Grind (1.8 mile hike straight up Grouse Mountain)

• In addition to having some of the highest density living space in North America, Downtown Vancouver also offers world-famous restaurants, accommodations, entertainment and shopping, as well as trendy night clubs, excellent brew pubs, cool coffee shops, and fantastic beaches and sight seeing.

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