Delta (British Columbia)

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Delta [1] is a city in Vancouver's southern suburbs. It is a large area which includes three separate built-up areas: Tsawwassen, Ladner and North Delta. It is surrounded by water on three sides, the Strait of Georgia to the west, Fraser river, to the north, and Boundary Bay to the south. The city of Surrey makes up the eastern border.

Get in

Vancouver International Airport is only a few minutes north on the freeway in Richmond.

Highway 99 travels from the US border (where it becomes I5) through Delta and north to Richmond. Highway 10 travels east-west to Surrey. Highway 17 travels from Highway 99 in Ladner south to the Tsawwassen ferry terminal, where there are departures to (and arrivals from) Victoria, the Southern Gulf Islands, and Duke Point just south of Nanaimo.

Get around

See

  • Boundary Bay Regional Park. Great birdwatching park as an internationally recognized Important Bird Area on the Pacific Flyway.
  • Watershed Park, 11600 Kittson Parkway, North Delta. Watershed Park is Delta's largest park, which is situated on a large artesian water supply. Eleven kilometers of gravel trails wind their way through the park for cycling, walking, jogging and horseback riding.

Do

  • Westham Island Estate Winery tasting, 2170 Westham Island Road, +1 604-940-9755, [2]. Daily. The first winery in Delta. Tasting free.
  • Wellbrook Winery tasting, 4626 88th Street, +1 604-946-1868, [3]. A turn-of-the-(19th-20th)-century atmosphere.

Buy

Eat

  • Speeds Pub, 604-940-2245. Great pub food with a water front location. cheap.
  • Stanley Restaurant, 11184 84 Ave, Delta, BC, 604-594-1933. Excellent Vietnamese food. cheap.

Drink

Sleep

The Tsawwassen Inn is a reasonably priced hotel, with good accomodations and is on a major road, making it easy to find, and easy to get to the other areas that may be of interest in the Greater Vancouver Area.

Get out

Routes through Delta
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