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No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.
Listed below are tours that are being offered from March through to June.
Further information, including prices, can be obtained by contacting the office at 604-483-3345 or by clicking the Contact link above.
Office hours for January and February are Tuesdays only from 10:30am-4:30pm.. Office hours from March 1 - June 30 are 10:30am - 4:30pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
The answering machine is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please leave a message and we will do our best to get back to you as soon as possible.
Would you like to come on a tour, but you don't have a partner? Give the office a call and we'll see what we can do!
If you are interested in any of the following Theatre, Music, Sightseeing, or Casino tours, please contact the office.
Please note that the Casino tours are at the end of the page.
Monday, March 21 - Thursday, March 24
Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa and Michael Flatley's "Lord of the Dance"
Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games is a spectacular new staging of the much-loved traditional master piece. The show stars James Keegan, Morgan Comer, Mathew Smith, Cathal Keaney, Fergal Keaney and Andras Kren as the "Lords of the Dance" and is choreographed and directed by Michael Flatley. "I'm blown away by the remarkable talent and abilities of the great cast we've gathered" says Michael.
With all the visceral precision and thrills of the original, Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games features new staging, new costumes and choreography. With 40 of the world's most outstanding young performers directed by Michael, and new music by composer Gerard Fahy, this latest iteration combines the best of tradition with all the excitement of new music and dance.
Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa has been a favourite Heather Tours retreat for over 10 years and we will be making our final visit to this well-known spot.
The Resort features five different hot-spring-fed mineral pools, each kept at a different temperature. Pick one and sit quietly, swim laps, or chat with friends - indoors or out. You're sure to find the perfect place to suit your mood.
A brief stop in Chilliwack will include Dickens Sweets & British Museum and Minter Country Garden.
Travel; accommodation (two nights at the Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa and one night in Abbotsford); two breakfasts; one Afternoon Tea; one Copper Room Dinner; sightseeing; gratuities, and door-to-door pickup will all be provided.
Tuesday, March 17 - Wednesday, March 18
Please confirm before February 15, 2016.
John McDermott - Traditionally Yours - Port Theatre, Nanaimo
John McDermott is an international recording star and household name. Besides his stellar musical career - platinum, double-platinum, triple-platinum albums and multiple Juno nominations - he is also known for his commitment to veterans' causes.
In concert, whether he is sharing the stage with a topnotch group of musical friends or touring the world as part of the famed Three Irish Tenors, McDermott continues to enchant audiences with his beautiful voice and sensitive renditions. Though time and travel have introduced him to a wealth of new material and experiences, he manages to incorporate that diversity into his performances, while retaining the beguiling sense of humour that endeared him to audiences from the beginning. This tour features songs from his latest release, Traditionally Yours, as well as a variety of favourites from his vast recording catalogue.
Travel; accommodation (one night in Nanaimo); sightseeing; concert ticket, and door-to-door pickup will all be provided.
Friday, May 6 - Monday, May 9
Please confirm before March 17, 2016.
Victoria Conservatory of Music "Mother's Day Garden Tour"
The Victoria Mother's Day Garden Tour has been an important fund raising event for the Victoria Conservatory of Music since 1982. The tour is the brainchild of George and Ann Nation. For 20 years they coordinated the gardens, grew the plants and organized the plant sale, offered tea and provided music to the visitors.
Visitors come from all over the world to view and enjoy Victoria's acclaimed private gardens. The gardens range from exotic to native, established or new, country acreage to city spaces. Many visitors come armed with cameras to take away ideas for their own gardens. All come to enjoy the beauty and hear the music presented by the students and faculty of the VCM.
Travel; accommodation (three nights at the Chateau Victoria Hotel); 2-day Garden Tour ticket, sightseeing, Afternoon Tea, and door-to-door pickup will all be provided.
Saturday, June 11 - Monday, June 13
Please confirm before March 31, 2016.
Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tour - New Westminster to Steveston
The M.V. Native, an authentic paddlewheeler, will take us for an adventure on the mighty Fraser River! With live narration of facts and fiction about the Fraser and its history, we'll encounter all the activity of a busy working river as well as the ever-present sights and sounds of wildlife such as seals, ospreys, great blue herons, eagles, salmon and sturgeon. Onboard we will be served a luncheon buffet before we spend some time exploring Steveston.
Steveston, in Richmond, is a hidden wonder tucked inside hundred-year-old buildings. We will have a chance to discover this alluring seaside mix of historic sites, delicious dining and charming shops that together make up one of British Columbia's most beloved destinations.
Travel; accommodation (two nights at the Inn at the Quay, New Westminster); riverboat ticket; buffet lunch onboard; sightseeing; and door-to-door pickup will all be provided.
Please confirm before May 12, 2016.
Nanaimo Casino Day Trip
Travel and slot play will be provided on this one day trip to Casino Nanaimo in the Hub City of Vancouver Island.
Wed., March 9 - Please confirm before March 2, 2016.
Wed., April 6 - Please confirm before March 30, 2016.
Wed., May 4 - Please confirm before April 27, 2016.
Wed., June 1 - Please confirm before May 25, 2016.
Weekend Casino Trip
Travel; accommodation (two nights at the beautiful Inn at the Quay, New Westminster); travel to five casinos (Edgewater in Vancouver, Hard Rock in Coquitlam, Starlight in New Westminster, River Rock in Richmond, and Grand Villa in Burnaby); two breakfasts; slot play, where available; gratuities; and door-to-door pickup will all be provided.
Sat., March 12 - Mon. March 14 - Please confirm before February 23, 2016.
Sat. April 9 - Mon. April 11 - Please confirm before March 17, 2016.
Sat. May 14 - Mon. May 16 - Please confirm before April 28, 2016.
Island Casino Hop
Monday, April 25 - Wednesday, April 27
Travel; accommodation (first night in Victoria and second night in Nanaimo); travel to Casino Nanaimo; View Royal Casino, Victoria; Chances Gaming Entertainment in Duncan; and Chances Playtime in Courtenay; one continental breakfast; slot play credits, where available; and door-to-door pickup will all be provided
Please confirm before March 29, 2016.
Four Day Casino Trip
Saturday, June 18 - Tuesday, June 21
Travel; accommodation (three nights at the Quay in New Westminster); travel to seven casinos (Edgewater in Vancouver, Hard Rock in Coquitlam, Starlight in New Westminster, River Rock in Richmond, Cascade in Langley, Elements (formerly Fraser Downs) in Cloverdale, and Grand Villa in Burnaby); three breakfasts; slot play, where available; gratuities; and door-to-door pickup will all be provided.
Please confirm before May 26, 2016.