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Explorer Tour

YVR is home to incredible works of art, historical anecdotes and unique architecture. Join us for a tour and experience North America's number one airport.

The Explorer Tour program offers free tours for everyone to enjoy. This includes school and community groups like day camps, seniors and people with special needs.

Explorer Tours offer

  • A three-hour program for grade five students that runs every fall
  • A two-hour program for community members that runs throughout the year
  • Free, guided, interactive pre-security tours of YVR

Highlights include

  • Globally-renowned First Nation's art collection
  • Environmental programs
  • Architecture
  • Accessibility
  • Airport operations
  • Travel tips
  • Public observation area

Apply for a tour

To apply for a tour, please fill out the application form below and send it to

Explorer Tour Application Form 54 KB
Availability is based on a first-come first-serve basis and pre-registration is required.


Feel free to contact us at or 604-276-6772 with any questions about the Explorer Tour.

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