Activities & Excursions in Vancouver

Victoria is famous for The Butchart Gardens, whale-watching, British style high tea at the Fairmont Empress Hotel, beautiful beaches. The city capitalizes on its British Empire history, in fact you can come to school on a double decker bus, just like London!

During your stay you will have plenty of time to discover the area and city around Victoria and its local traditions and everyday life of citizens after your classes. The residence, school, and many of the host families live in and or near the city giving you easy access to one of the most beautiful seaside city in Canada.

A Typical Itinerary

Week 1: Your mornings begin with your English lessons after which you’ll have free time to go out and explore the city for the afternoon or depending on the day, or you can join in pre-planned activities such as the Lynn Canyon Hiking, or a trip to Victoria. There is also a weekend excursion trip to Whistler!

Week 2: Your second week typically allows you more free time as classes become easier thanks to your now improved English skills. You will again have pre-planned activities such as going to a baseball game or the Vancouver Art Gallery. You’re free to venture out and experience Vancouver in your own way by strolling the stores and restaurants in the downtown core or simply enjoying the mountains from one of the many city parks.