Vancouver Elopement Package | Canada

Your Vancouver Elopement Package

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and embark on a truly magical Vancouver Elopement with us. Nestled along the pristine shoreline, we offer an intimate Elopement Package in Vancouver that caters to nature lovers and adventure seekers. Picture this: a tranquil beach, a gentle and picturesque hiking trail, and the two of you, hand in hand, surrounded by the beauty of nature.

We provide a seamless and stress-free Vancouver Elopement, complete with a delectable lunch picnic set against the backdrop of the sparkling ocean. It’s the perfect way to exchange your vows and create unforgettable memories in the embrace of the great outdoors.

What makes your Elopement in Vancouver even more extraordinary and unique is the connection to wildlife – It’s not uncommon to spot majestic whales breaching the surface or curious seals basking in the sun, adding an extra layer of wonder to your elopement day! Let us help you craft the elopement of your dreams, where the serenity of nature becomes the backdrop for your love story.

Apart from photography and planning, I provide you with the bridal bouquet, hair and make-up styling, snacks, and a beautifully set-up picnic in Whyte Cliff Park – you just need to enjoy the ride.

  • Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Elopement Length: 5h
  • Meeting point: Whyte Cliff Park, West Vancouver
  • Participants: no guests can join apart from the couple.
  • No children allowed
  • Dog-Friendly: Dogs are welcome but need to be kept on a leash
  • Experience: Getting ready, hiking, vow exchange, floral deco picnic, photo sessions
  • Sightseeing: Home to more than 200 marine animal species, Whytecliff Park is one of the first Marine Protected Areas in Canada where you’re bound to catch a glimpse of Sea lions sunbathing on the beach during summer.
  • Activity level: Light – Suitable for anyone.
  • Climate: Alpine or mountain climate: Usually four seasons, with cold winters and mild summers.
  • Available: All Year Round
  • Recommended months: April to September

Meet your Vancouver Elopement Photographer

Hi, I am Xinyu.

As a photographer with a background in film and experience in fashion, portrait, and wedding photography, my journey in the world of visual storytelling has been nothing short of incredible. Graduating from a film program, I developed a keen eye for aesthetics and the art of capturing moments that transcend time. My career began in the realms of fashion and portrait photography, where I honed my skills in crafting visual narratives that speak to the soul.

However, my true calling emerged when I transitioned into the realm of photography. With an unerring sense of style and a passion for evoking emotion through my work, I found my niche. My photography revolves around the exquisite interplay of light and shadow, creating an atmosphere that breathes life into each frame. I have an innate ability to freeze those intimate, spontaneous moments that reveal the essence of love.

Today, I specialize in destination wedding photography, and my goal is to immerse couples in a visual journey that transcends ordinary wedding photography. I capture the unique connections between individuals against the backdrop of stunning landscapes, turning their love story into a cinematic masterpiece. If you’re seeking a photographer who can transform your love into timeless art and create a vibrant, narrative-filled experience, I’d be honored to be part of your adventure. Together, let’s capture the magic of your Vancouver Elopement, one frame at a time.

Xinyu – Vancouver elopement photographer

Your Vancouver Elopement - Itinerary

This is a brief itinerary of your Vancouver Elopement. The exact timeline will be adjusted to your needs and according to the season.

  • Arriving at Whytecliff Park and first look at the beach – 0.5hr
  • Hiking/sightseeing -1hr
  • Vow exchange at lookout point and photoshoot – 1hr
  • Chill and buffer time – 1hr
  • Picnic – 1.5hr
  • Walk at the beach during sunset – 1hr
  • The photographer will take photos all along to capture every extraordinary moment! After the 5hr session wrap, the couple will have the option to explore more or to head back to the city.

Your Vancouver Elopement - Comments

If the weather conditions make it dangerous to proceed with parts of your Vancouver Elopement, the itinerary might be adjusted.

The elopement can be postponed one time under the condition that everyone is available.

We can adjust your Elopement Package in Vancouver to include anything you want to do and if so add additional time to fit the activities and sights you want to see. For example, if the couple would like to explore the other hill/island of Whytecliff you are welcome to discuss with the photographer to plan beforehand; if you’d like the day video taken as well, we’re happy to add on a videography session.

We are LGBTQ-friendly.

There is a possibility to get legally married on your Vancouver Elopement.

Yes, you can legally get married during this elopement with an officiant (an additional fee of $500 to add this, including paperwork preparation, commissioner booking, legal document mailing, etc). I can refer you to someone who can guide you in this process. The process should be a minimum of 3-4 months long.

Your Vancouver Elopement Package includes

  • One-on-one communication with photographer/guide/MUA and customize your Vancouver Elopement Package
  • Guiding from meeting point and instructions on posing during photos taken
  • Parking fees
  • Snacks during hiking
  • Carefully arranged and floral decorated picnic setting with finger foods (fruits, bakery, desserts, etc)
  • Bridal and groom hair and make-up
  • Bridal Flower Bouquet
  • We provide bridal dresses if the bride is available for a fitting beforehand. Otherwise, styling advice will be provided
  • Complete photographic documentation of your Vancouver Elopement with 3 exclusive photo sessions (wedding session, elopement portraits, picnic session) – min. 400 high-res photos delivered within a week after your Elopement in Vancouver and 40 of them retouched, delivered 2 weeks after you pick the photos to retouch
  • Creative stylization & artisan edits
  • Pick-up at your hotel in Vancouver if you’re not planning on driving

Your Vancouver Elopement Package does not include

  • Travel between your hometown to your Elopement in Vancouver
  • Your travel Insurance
  • Groom’s clothes
  • Rental car if the couple wishes to have a vehicle
  • Officiant to legally marry you (can be added for a fee)

Your Vancouver Elopement Package - Packlist

  • Rings and ring box
  •  Hand-written vows
  • Water
  • For your Elopement in Vancouver,  comfortable and weather-appropriate clothes are essential, but they also need to be photogenic. (will send sample photos during a discussion in detail)

Your Vancouver Elopement - Tips & Infos

It is recommended to bring three outfits to your Elopement in Vancouver.

  • One wedding dress/suit
  • One casual
  • Spare outfit including a towel and slippers in case you decide to play in the water in the end.

Even the hiking is extremely easy that you could walk in heels, a pair of flats is recommended to bring as well.


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