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  4. Stanley Park Totem Poles

Vancouver Highlights 4-Hour Private Tour

Product ID: 61427
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See the highlights of Vancouver on a 4-hour private tour of the "City of Glass." Marvel at the city's public spaces, such as Queen Elizabeth Park. Visit the craft market on Granville Island and venture into Gastown to see the fancy stores and cafés.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Complimentary pick-up possible from any hotel in downtown Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey or Richmond, and from the cruise terminal.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Get panoramic North Shore views from Canada Place
  • Go to the superb natural gardens of Stanley Park in the heart of Vancouver's urban landscape
  • Visit Granville Island Public Market to find hand-made products and gastronomic delights
  • Admire the flower-filled jewel of Queen Elizabeth Park
  • Venture into historic Gastown and take a look at the early 20th-century sites
Full description
Benefit from pick-up at your hotel, or from the port in Vancouver, and then start your private sightseeing tour of the city at Library Square. Admire the public library's original architecture, built in 1995 and a prominent feature of movies such as "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" and TV series, including "Battlestar Galactica."

Then, stroll around historic Gastown and see Water Street, where fancy coffee shops mingle with restaurants and gift stores. Continue to Canada Place, location of the landmark Vancouver Convention Centre and Cruise Ship Terminal, where 5,000 tourists a day disembark from their Alaska cruises to spend the day in the city. 

Continue to Stanley Park and experience the most visited natural park in British Columbia. Take a look at the iconic Totem Poles and get panoramic views from Prospect Point. Look over the Pacific Ocean, and at the mountains of North Shore, and see the commercial port and beautiful Lions Gate Bridge from the highest point in the park.

Next, drive through a major shopping district and along Beach Avenue to English Bay to encounter the first beach in the city. En route to Granville Island, drive through the Olympic Village, where 2,400 athletes stayed during the Winter Olympics 2010. Reach Granville Island and stop to wander around the art studios, craft galleries and Granville Island Public Market, where you can find unique hand-made products and fine dining delights.

Take a 15-minute walk through Queen Elizabeth Park to get panoramic views of the Vancouver skyline and North Shore mountains. See the stunning Bloedel Floral Conservatory, where around 500 species and varieties of plants from deep jungle to desert climates are kept in the glass dome.

Explore Vancouver's Chinatown, established in 1885 and declared a National Historic Site of Canada in 2011. Today, it is the second largest Chinatown in North America after San Francisco and a hive of activity and popular tourist attraction. Then, get complimentary drop off at any hotel in downtown Vancouver or at the cruise terminal.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off from downtown hotels or the cruise terminal
  • Transportation
  • Cold water bottles
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• It is recommended you bring a photo camera to take pictures better than a cell phone camera can
• Please wear comfortable walking shoes

From US$ 466.83 Per group up to 4

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BC Grand Tours

Product ID: 61427