Cost: $225 CAD
Includes SWIFT welcome package and entrance to all SWIFT social events noted below. Companion program activity admission fees (where applicable) and companion program meals additional. You can pick and choose what is of interest to you. Pricing is based on 20 people per day, otherwise prices may increase slightly.
The SWIFT Companion Program is a great way to explore Vancouver and enjoy some of the attractions the city has to offer. This year, each day will have a different theme: CITY, OCEAN and MOUNTAINS.
The base program, which includes the SWIFT welcome package and entrance to all SWIFT social events, is $225 CAD + GST. The Companion Program activity admission fees and meals are additional. You can pick and choose the activities that are of interest to you.
In order to secure the group pricing listed below, advance registration is required for several of the venues.
Please RSVP Robyn Curtis by Friday, August 30 for the following activities:
· Granville Island Market Food Tour
· Lunch at the Teahouse Restaurant in Stanley Park
· Vancouver Aquarium
· The Sea to Sky Gondola
Companion Program Host – Robyn Curtis, 604.997.1826, firstname.lastname@example.org
COMPANION PROGRAM ACTIVITIES
Monday, September 9
7:00 - 9:00pm SWIFT Welcome Reception includes refreshments – see main SWIFT program
Tuesday, September 10 – CITY
08:30am – 10:00am Companion Breakfast
11:00am – 1:30pm Granville Island is the second most visited destination in Canada – it is beloved by visitors and locals alike. Take a guided food tour through the iconic Granville Island Market, taste and learn about local fare. https://foodietours.ca/granville-island-market-tour/ ($66)
2:00 – 4:00pm Spend the rest of afternoon rejuvenating in one of UBC’s spectacular gardens https://botanicalgarden.ubc.ca/visit/visitor-info-maps/ and/or exploring the incredible collection of art and artifacts in the Museum of Anthropology. https://moa.ubc.ca/visit/
Updated pricing, add 10% discount for group rate https://botanicalgarden.ubc.ca/visit/admission/
6:00 – 9:00pm Team Eagle Customer Appreciation Night - details/location – see main SWIFT program
Wednesday, September 11 – OCEAN
9:00 – 11:15am Bus to the Vancouver Aquarium to explore the many displays that this award-winning aquarium has to offer https://www.vanaqua.org/ ($30.40)
11:30am – 2:00pm Enjoy lunch at the beautiful Teahouse in Stanley Park. https://www.vancouverdine.com/teahouse/($35)
·2:00pm – 4:00pm Take some free time to sit by the ocean or stretch your legs and explore the park. https://www.tourismvancouver.com/activities/stanley-park/
4:00pm Bus back to hotel
Thursday, September 12 – MOUNTAINS
9:00am-10:30pm Sit back and relax as you are transported by bus to the beautiful North Shore of Vancouver.
10:30am – 2:30pm When you arrive at Deep Cove, choose one or two of the following activities:
o Take a scenic hike scenic on a local trail.
o Rent a kayak, canoe, or paddle board and explore stunning scenery. ($TBD)
o Stroll around the town, checking out the shops and sampling the local cuisineChoose one of the following activities:
2:30-4:00pm Bus back to hotel.
Thursday Evening SWIFT Keynote Dinner – see main SWIFT program
COMPANION PROGRAM SPONSOR