Schools + Partners

DC Student Adventures prides itself on providing the best possible value and experience, we also work with some great partners that have the same standards and professionalism.

We are happy to recommend any of our partners and suggest you take a look at their websites and see what they offer. We are happy to provide any information on any tours in Vancouver.

We are sure that when you visit Vancouver and Canada you will have the time of your life.

Please feel free to book any of our partners products through the DC Student Adventures to recieve the best discounts.

Activities

Adrenaline Zipline – Victoria Tours

At Adrena Line Zipline Adventure Tours, experience an exhilarating ride up to 60km/hr as you soar up to 150 feet off the ground on eight scenic zipline courses ranging from 150 feet to an unforgettable 1000 feet.

Starting February 12, 2010, this adventure will be available on all of our Victoria tours.

Canadian Snowmobile Adventures

Canadian Snowmobile Adventures is World Famous for its Snowmobile tours suited to all abilities and skill levels. Other tours include Dog Sled, Fondue and Jeep.

Great Pacific Adventures

Great Pacific Adventures offers whale watching tours from the spectacular Inner Harbour of Victoria, BC.

Harbour Air – Vancouver Tours

At Harbour Air they take pride in providing a safe and professional flight experience. With over 25 years of service and more than 30 aircraft they have proudly become the largest all-seaplane airline in the world. Experience scheduled flights, scenic tours and private charters that will show you British Columbia’s spectacular coastlines from a new point of view!

Kananaskis Heli Tours – Rocky Mountain Tours

Kananaskis Heli Tours is specialized in year-round sight seeing tours over the spectacular Rocky Mountains.

Their experienced pilots provide informative and exciting commentary on all flights as they fly you over beautiful Provincial Parks and through breathtaking Mountain Ranges.

Safety is their main concern, allowing you to sit back, relax and truly enjoy the most memorable way to see the Canadian Rockies.

Ocean Outfitters – Tofino Tours

Ocean Outfitters operates whale watching, marine and wildlife tours from Tofino on the west coast of Vancouver Island.

River Safari

The RIVER SAFARI is an unforgettable and awe-inspiring one hour ride through Grizzly Bear Valley, right in the heart of the world’s only inland temperate rainforest!

Located in the picturesque Monashee Mountains of British Columbia, Canada, the RIVER SAFARI is an activity that both the seasoned adventurer and the not-so-daring can both enjoy. That’s right! We’ve made our Safaris accessible to all ages and abilities.

Our custom built, eco-friendly boats will voyage through the mountains’ glaciers & jade-colored waters in search of bear, moose, eagle and osprey, to name only a few of the magnificent creatures we see during this breathtaking wilderness experience!

Surf Sister – Tofino Tours

Surf Sister is Canada’s largest surfing school and was founded in Tofino in 1999. Dedicated to promoting women’s surfing in Tofino and worldwide, Surf Sister’s goal is not to exclude men from our lessons, rather it’s to make sure that women feel included when trying surfing in Tofino for the first time. Let the girls at Surf Sister teach you how to surf!

Tofino Air – Tofino Tours

Tofino Air Lines operates a floatplane travel service to six destinations via Adventure & Spa Packages, Customized Charters, Daily Scheduled Fights, and Scenic Daytrips – the safe, scenic and spectacular option for your West Coast travel needs.

Vancouver Trolley Company

Enjoy the best of Vancouver in a replica, turn-of-the-century, San Francisco-style trolleys. Visit the city’s most spectacular attractions, parks, gardens, galleries and restaurants. The trolley ticket is your passport to fun!

Vancouver Whale Watch

Vancouver Whale Watch provides passengers with the adventure of a lifetime through excellent customer service, first class vessels, the highest possible safety standards and added value from an on-the-water education of the west coast eco-system. We emphasize science and conservation while maintaining a fun and professional atmosphere.

Whistler Blackcomb – Whistler Tours

The Experience
With the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola, we are breaking the routine once again. Spanning the distance between Whistler and Blackcomb it’s an eleven-minute journey to infinite possibilities.
To new runs, new vistas, new ways of making the most of each day.

Dig the high alpine?
Do Symphony and 7th Heaven – all before lunch.

Craving waffles at Crystal Hut and BBQ at Dusty’s?
Go ahead and do both.

Want to ski it before the next gold medalist?
Carve up Whistler’s Downhill then head to Blackcomb for a victory lap.

The best part is that everything you love is all in one total mountain experience. It’s your alpine playground, your ideal gateway, and your inclusive village – where everyone comes and anything goes. Here, routines get broken, and memories get made.

Whistler Blackcomb. Infinite possibilities.
Most of our guests choose to ski either Whistler or Blackcomb Mountain each day. The PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola will link 8,171 acres of terrain into one continuous lift system allowing skiers and riders to maximize their day by moving quickly and effortlessly across the valley to the best snow and weathe.

Whistler Bungee

Whistler Bungee, British Columbia’s highest and most pristine year round bungee jumping site, located 15 min south of world renowned Whistler Village Resort, off HWY 99.

Experience bungee jumping in the beautiful wilderness of the Whistler Resort Valley nestled between old growth forests and rugged basalt column cliffs

Feel the exhilaration of jumping from a 160ft ( 53 meter ) bridge spanning 300 ft over the glacial fed cheakamus river .

Whistler Bungee has an unblemished safety record and it’s jump masters and operators have over 17 years experience.

Ziptrek Encounters

Ziptrek Ecotours is a world leader in the design, development and operation of zipline-based eco-adventures. Ziptrek offers an entertaining combination of education and adventure.

Attractions

Brewster’s Attractions

For over a century, Brewster has been providing unique travel experiences to visitors in Canada. Brewster’s operating divisions include three must-see attractions; the Banff Gondola, Minnewanka Lake Cruise and the Columbia Icefield Glacier Experience.

Butchart Gardens

Benvenuto, Italian for ‘welcome’, is the name the Butcharts used for their original estate, now a National Historic Site of Canada, and still privately owned by family descendants. The Butchart Gardens offers 22ha (55 acres) of wonderful floral display located in Greater Victoria on Vancouver Island. The family’s commitment to horticulture and hospitality continues to this day.

Capilano Suspension Bridge

Follow in the footsteps of the millions of visitors who have crossed Capilano Suspension Bridge since 1889.

The original bridge was constructed of hemp rope and cedar planks. 450 feet (137m) long and 230 feet (70m) high, today’s bridge is made of reinforced steel safely anchored in 13 tons of concrete on either side of the canyon. Can you say “I made it!”?

Craigdarroch Castle

Craigdarroch Castle, Victoria British Columbia’s “must see” attraction, is located a short drive or a leisurely walk from the downtown harbour. Craigdarroch was built between 1887-1890 for Robert Dunsmuir, a Scottish immigrant who made his fortune from Vancouver Island coal.

LookOut Tower

Ascend from street level to the observation deck in 40 seconds aboard an exterior glass elevator. Enjoy a unique bird’s-eye view of the most beautiful city in the world.

Royal BC Museum

The Royal BC Museum Corporation is one of the foremost cultural institutions in the world. Each exhibit and gallery tells important stories about British Columbia and provides an engaging and thought-provoking window on the province’s past, present and future.

Royal London Wax Museum

A visit to the Royal London Wax Museum is a journey into the pages of time. The museum documents a myriad of events through some three hundred historical personages from early to contemporary times.

Squamish Cultural Centre

The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre – where rivers, mountains and people meet – embodies the spirit of partnership between Whistler’s two Native cultures, the Squamish Aboriginal people and the Lil’wat Aboriginal people.

Vancouver Aquarium

The Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre is a self-supporting, non-profit association dedicated to effecting the conservation of aquatic life through display and interpretation, education, research, and direct action.

The Aquarium is home to over 70,000 amazing animals. Located in Stanley Park, the Aquarium is open to visitors from around the world 365 days a year.

Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver is one of the most vibrant, progressive cities in the world and the Vancouver Art Gallery has a responsibility to reflect this wealth of creativity and dynamic energy.

The Gallery stands in the centre of a city recognized as a nurturing ground for artistic talent.

Clubs

Hiking Club

Come join the Hiking Club, Vancouver offers some of the best and safest places to hike in the world. Get of the computer and meet some new friends.

Public and Private Schools

 

Capilano College

Capilano has earned an international reputation for quality teaching, programs and services. We strive to instill the knowledge, skills, motivation and attitudes that will enable our students to become independent thinkers and learners, and to contribute effectively in a rapidly changing world.

Capilano is well known for providing a solid academic foundation and is committed to developing new and innovative programs in response to market demand. We offer a complete range of preparatory courses, university transfer courses, business and management studies, creative and applied arts programs, health and human services programs, plus a range of services in support of student learning and success. Credentials awarded include bachelor degrees, associate degrees, post-baccalaureate diplomas, advanced diplomas, certificates and statements of completion.

 

Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District – International Student Education Program

Located in Nanaimo, BC on Vancouver Island

Welcome to the Nanaimo-Ladysmith International Student Education (ISE Nanaimo) Program. For more than a decade high school students from many nations of the world have been studying in Nanaimo to take advantage of the top-quality Canadian education that we offer. Some students come to improve their English skills and to learn about Canadian culture while advancing their knowledge in mathematics, sciences, social studies. Others come to graduate with a British Columbia High School Diploma in order to advance to university.

We encourage you to study with us to reap the benefits of this quality education, and to experience Canadian culture and the lifestyle of beautiful Vancouver Island.

 

Surrey School District

Located on Canada’s spectacular west coast, the Surrey School District is located just 30 minutes southeast of the city of Vancouver. The school district provides educational services to students residing in one of Canada’s fastest growing cities, the city of Surrey, and the beautiful ocean-side community of White Rock. The Surrey School District is the largest public school district in British Columbia, Canada and the ideal place for international students to achieve their academic goals while experiencing a true Canadian lifestyle.

 

Victoria School District

The Greater Victoria School District’s Victoria International High School Programs (VIHSP) meet the highest standards of academic rigour and provide invaluable life skills to further a student’s chances for success.

  • VIHSP has been providing quality international education experiences since 1992.
  • Although programs are open to students of varying ages, focus is on students ages 12 – 18
  • Curriculum is approved and accredited by the British Columbia Ministry of Education.
  • Academic program graduates are often accepted into top universities and colleges throughout Canada and around the world.
  • In addition to a world-class academic program VIHSP also offers a variety of short-term and ESL Programs.
  • VIHSP is part of the Greater Victoria School District, a public school district in the Province of British Columbia, Canada.
  • The Greater Victoria School District (GVSD) is located in Victoria, the “City of Gardens” and capital of British Columbia.
  • GVSD covers five municipal areas and is the sixth largest public school district in the Province of British Columbia.

 

Burnaby School District

Burnaby is a leading public school district, and is certified by the Provincial Ministry of Education.

Located in the center of Greater Vancouver, the Burnaby School District offers the exciting opportunity for students from overseas to study in one of its 8 secondary or 41 elementary schools while experiencing a beautiful part of the world. International students can begin their studies in September, January (elementary), or February (secondary). Students can enroll for a summer, a semester, a school year, or more.

 

West Vancouver School District

West Vancouver School District is committed to providing our students with a wide variety of innovative, high-quality programs and services to ensure continuous improvement in student achievement. A dynamic, progressive, and technologically-advanced learning community, West Vancouver’s 14 primary and elementary and three secondary schools consistently rank in the top percentile of all schools in British Columbia for academic, athletic, and artistic achievement.

 

Richmond School District

The International Student Program allows overseas students to enter Grades 8 through 12 at selected secondary schools, and under certain circumstances, Kindergarten to Grade 7 at selected elementary schools in Richmond, Greater Vancouver. The program gives overseas students the opportunity to study alongside Canadian students in the BC public education system.

 

Kwantlen University

Kwantlen is an exceptional and innovative university that develops and integrates bachelor’s degrees with our other applied credentials to successfully meet the evolving needs of students, and regional and global employment markets. At Kwantlen, students choose from a variety of educational opportunities that are intentionally integrated to offer them the complete path to their undergraduate experience. Kwantlen offers the best of both worlds – university studies and applied programs for professional enhancement. With four modern, high-tech campuses located in Surrey, Richmond, Cloverdale and Langley, Kwantlen serves more than 17,000 students annually, and offers broad programming across 10 academic divisions encompassing over 135 diverse programs, including many bachelor’s degrees – many of which are unique to Western Canada. Visit us today at: www.kwantlen.ca