INDUSTRY TOUR ON THE FRASER

 

Attention: Due to the popularity of the FRDC’s first-ever Industry Tour to Fraser Surrey Docks, the attraction has sold out and there are no more seats on each of the sailings! Thank you for your interest. We hope to see you at RiverFest!

Interested in how containers get from sea, to land, to your local store? Taking the FRDC’s Industry Tour to Fraser Surrey Docks will help you answer that and much more about industrial activities on the River.

The tour, sponsored by Fraser Surrey Docks, will serve as an opportunity to get up close and personal with industry on the Fraser.

On Sep. 23, the day of RiverFest, residents will be taken on an Industry Tour to Fraser Surrey Docks, the attraction’s sponsors.

First, visitors will take a scenic 15 minute boat ride across the river from the New Westminster Quay to Fraser Surrey Docks. Once at the Docks, visitors will be able to learn about marine terminal operations from staff and the importance of the Fraser to our economy.

The Working River Tour to Fraser Surrey Docks will compliment RiverFest with exhibitor booths, refreshments and children’s activities. The exposition at Fraser Surrey Docks will consist of businesses and community stakeholders eager to showcase their organizations to participants, and share information about industry on the river with residents.

Departures from the Quay to Fraser Surrey Docks will take place at 10 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. sharp. Boarding will commence 15 minutes prior to departure.

To take the Working River Tour to Fraser Surrey Docks, all adults over the age of 18 must pre-register online, and indicate how many children they will be bringing with them the day of the tour. Adults will be required to present government-issued photo identification upon boarding the Paddlewheeler Boat (e.g. Driver’s License, Passport, BC services card). Persons under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Children do not require ID but must be registered to an adult.

A rare glimpse at how goods move from water to land, join the FRDC and Fraser Surrey Docks for scenic boat ride and exciting view of industry on the Fraser!

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