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Vancouver’s fascinating past and present come together in this engaging tour that traverses through urban cityscapes, seaside parks, and ancient rain forests. Begin with the highlights of downtown, including Canada Place, home of the 2010 Olympic Cauldron. Wind through impressive modern and historic architecture, past the Arts and Financial Districts, and the fashion mecca of Robson Street. Enter the 1,000-acre urban rainforest, Stanley Park, for a unique perspective of the city from a quiet forest setting. Visit the First Nations Totem Poles before whisking off to North Vancouver.
Continue across the Lions Gate Bridge to Vancouver’s scenic North Shore, and the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. Don’t miss the impressive collection of First Nations artwork and the historic Story Centre. From the spectacular cliffwalk, gaze out over towering cedars, and the Capilano River winding through the valley far below. Take an exhilarating walk across the Capilano Suspension
Bridge to the other side where many unique and informative experiences await, including the TreeTops Adventure.
Return to downtown Vancouver, via Stanley Park and English Bay, and get ready to engage all your senses as you step out into Granville Island Market. This market is an artisan haven for all things local and hand-made, including delicious food, coffee, tea, eclectic artwork, and west coast music. Carry on through bustling Chinatown, a tribute to the Far East. Continue to historic Gastown, the heart of
Vancouver, where it all began.
This tour is packed with highlights and unique experiences.
Points of Interest:
Stanley Park: First Nations Totem Poles.
Chinatown: 2nd largest Chinatown District in North America.
Lions Gate Bridge: Historic link between downtown Vancouver and the North Shore.
Robson Street: Epicentre of cutting-edge fashion and design.
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park: A captivating walk above an old growth forest and the Capilano River.
Granville Island: Artisan public market showcasing locally produced food, art, and music.
Gastown: Home to Vancouver’s beginnings, and the world-famous Steam Clock.
Canada Place: National landmark, cruise terminal, and 2010 Olympic Cauldron.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off; Bridge Admission.
Food and beverages; Gratuities.
Hours of operation
Available daily at 12:00pm year-round (except November 28 - January 3 for Canyon Lights).
Approximately 5 hours.
Tour departs from most hotels in Vancouver, Burnaby & Richmond.
Pick-up schedule: Downtown Vancouver hotel pick-ups: 11:30am; North Vancouver hotel pick-ups: 11:00am; Richmond hotel pick-ups: 11:00am.
Tour departure and pick-up time changes in December for Canyon Lights.
We are prepared for all kinds of weather, with air-conditioning and umbrellas. Our skilled and experienced tour guides will make sure you have a pleasant adventure.
Parents of children under six years of age should be made aware that these tours can be difficult for children.
No minimums required for tour to operate.
On pick-up, you can help us find you by holding your brochure. Pick-up time may vary, depending on traffic & location of hotel. PLEASE ALLOW US 30 MINUTES FOR PICK-UP. Call after 15 minutes if you are concerned.
Cancellation: 1 day prior 100% penalty. No show 100% penalty.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**