Discover new places in Richmond and enjoy special offers for both first-time visitors and long-time locals with the Experience Passports. The Experience Passports are free mobile apps that can conveniently be downloaded onto your phone’s browser and are designed to make exploring Richmond easy and enjoyable.
We have put together three experiences for you to check out this summer while you visit the city, with a combination of special offers, exploring nature, and diving into the rich history of Steveston.
Bike the Dyke
Are you an avid or first-time biker? If so, this is the experience passport for you. With the Bike the Dyke passport, you can discover signature views, attractions, and cuisine as you experience Richmond’s dyke trails by bike. This experience passport allows you to bike along the Middle Arm Trail, West Dyke Trail, and part of the South Dyke trail.
Budget 1.5 to 2 hours to complete the route and check in to three designated locations on the trail. Discover 15 points of interest throughout the route, equipped with fun facts and photo opportunities. Some points of interest include the Richmond Olympic Oval, Terra Nova Rural Park, Garry Point Park, and more!
Once you have completed the trail, pick up a Tourism Richmond Bike Light at the Visitor Centre Kiosk located in Steveston Village on Bayview Street.
Big Red Scavenger Hunt
Are you and your family history fanatics? Be sure to check out the Big Red Scavenger Hunt during your time in Richmond. This experience passport allows you to learn about Steveston’s past by joining Big Red, an Irish Red Setter dog, known as the “unofficial Mayor” of Steveston.
Journey alongside Big Red on a quest to uncover the history and treasures of Richmond. Follow numerous clues left by the Cannery Cat to find all the answers!
This experience passport is suitable for young families with the option to finish the scavenger hunt over a few days. To successfully complete this quest, budget 1.5 to 2 hours. As you visit each heritage site, take advantage of the audio recording which explains the story and history of each check-in location. Some landmarks include the Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site, Steveston Tram, Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, and more.
Once you have finished, you can receive a Tourism Richmond sticker and postcard at the Visitor Centre Kiosk. Additionally, receive 50% off on admission to the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site.
Richmond Savings Passport
Are you looking to save BIG in Richmond? This summer, take advantage of special offers and discounts at participating Richmond businesses. Eat, experience and shop as you discover all the great things to do in Richmond.
With the Richmond Savings Passport, you can receive special offers at over 30 different businesses and attractions under three specific categories: Eat, Shop, and Experience. Offers run until September 30, 2022.
Highlights to Check Out
Richmond Olympic Experience
The Richmond Olympic Experience (ROX) allows you to journey through Canada’s first Olympic Museum. Discover artifacts and inspiring stories from Team Canada and experience the thrill of competition through their interactive sports simulators. This experience is family-friendly and a great way to spend a few hours indoors away from the hot summer heat.
Originally priced at $14.50, it costs only $10.88 with the Richmond Savings Passport, to explore the Richmond Oval’s ROX. The ROX is offering a 25% discount on online admission when you sign up with the savings passport.
Authentic Asian Eats by Vancouver Foodie Tours
This experience is for the foodies! Explore North America’s most authentic Chinese cuisine when you sign up for Vancouver Foodie Tour’s Authentic Asian Eats Tour. During this experience, you will receive insider access to authentic and delicious Chinese dishes served at Hong Kong-style cafes, Asian food courts, and more. Discover not just the cuisine, but the culture and history that goes alongside each dish.
Originally priced at $139.99, save 10% off with the savings passport at $14 off your ticket. Begin your Authentic Asian Eats adventure today.
Vancouver Whale Watch
Hop on aboard and experience the adventure of a lifetime. Discover the Pacific West Coast’s diverse wildlife as you ride along the water. Witness Sea Lions and Bald Eagles alongside Richmond’s magnificent Orcas and majestic Humpback Whales.
With the Richmond Savings Passport, you can save up to 15% off on a tour aboard Vancouver Whale Watches’ Explorathor II and Express boats. Originally priced at $155 (Adult), save $23.25 with their special offer.
Five Roads Brewing Co.
Located in the heart of Steveston Village, it’s the perfect place to stop for a refreshing beverage on a hot summer day. Five Roads Brewing Co. Has a wide selection of locally made craft beer and food to try during your time in Richmond. Save over 30% off on a flight of beer for only $6 (originally $9) with the Richmond Savings Passport. Don’t forget to bring your friends along so that they can take advantage of the special offer.
Get your experience started today:
- Sign up to receive your digital experience or passport
- You will receive a text or email with details on how to access the digital mobile app
- Open the mobile app and start using it!
For more information, visit: VisitrichmondBC.com/Experience-Passports/
Last Updated on November 5, 2022 by Tourism Richmond