The dream of flight is as old as time itself. Similarly, buried deep in the Canadian soul is the desire to travel across Canada from coast to coast. This quest has captivated the earliest explorers as well as our modern day heroes.
The appeal of FlyOver Canada makes the imagined real. Since opening in June 2013, FlyOver Canada has brought smiles to over two million riders of all ages, from every corner of Canada and over 40 nations worldwide.
During the Ultimate Flying Ride you will see numerous cities and vistas across the country. The production team for FlyOver Canada were able to select 18 scenes from over 100 hours of footage to represent Canada in the ride film. There are no subtitles or voice-overs during the experience, as we did not want to detract from the flying sensation.
Prior to embarking on the FlyOver Canada ride, you will be treated to an up-close and personal view of Canadians and the incredible environment we live in. Uplift highlights the country’s people and the landscapes through the stories of five Canadian and their passions - reveling the subtle beauty in the everyday. This 360-degree video projection mapping includes 2D and 3D animation.
The immersive pre-show is courtesy of the Montreal-based multi-media production company, Moment Factory. Created specifically for FlyOver Canada, Uplift is an experience on its own and the perfect way to start your journey. To see some of the behind the scenes filming and information of how production was completed, visit the Uplift project web page. For more information about Moment Factory, please visit momentfactory.com.
FlyOver Canada utilizes state-of-the-art technology to reveal some of Canada’s most awe-inspiring sights as you have never seen them before. You will hang suspended, feet dangling, before a 20-metre spherical screen while our film whisks you away on an exhilarating 8-minute journey across Canada, from east to west. FlyOver Canada’s film crew spent more than a year travelling from coast to coast to capture some of Canada’s most spectacular and iconic locations. Special effects, including wind, mist and scents, combine with the ride’s motion to create a unique and memorable experience.
Dip into deep valleys through which wild rivers rush; feel the wind in your hair as you glide over magnificent prairies; gaze at snow-capped mountains that tower above the land; seek the thrill of buzzing urban environments that pulse from morning until night. By the journey’s end, you will find yourself in awe of the breathtaking elegance of this country.
On this incredible journey of discovery you’ll travel from coast to coast, covering more than 6,000 km – all of this while never leaving Vancouver! We can’t wait to share this incredible adventure with you!
Canada Place is Vancouver’s most iconic building and is a must-see for tourists.
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Don’t miss the opportunity to commemorate your flight over Canada by creating a personalized souvenir photo during your visit.
On June 29th, 2013, FlyOver Canada opened its flagship North American attraction in Vancouver, BC.
Coming 2019, the first FlyOver Iceland will open in Reykjavík, Iceland. For more information, view the press release.
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