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One of Vancouver’s oldest and buzziest districts, Gastown is packed with Victorian architecture and cobbled streets. Named after John “Gassy Jack” Deighton, an English mariner who opened a saloon in the area in the 19th century, the district is filled with heritage buildings now hosting boutiques, coffee shops, hip restaurants, and bars.

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Epic Electric Bike Tour of Vancouver

Epic Electric Bike Tour of Vancouver

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Touring Vancouver by bike lets you experience the city at a pace you can’t access by car. Ride along Vancouver’s separated bike trails with a small group of no more than eight riders. Cruise the Stanley Park Seawall and check out both modern and historic neighborhoods. Your electric bike makes your ride a breeze no matter your fitness level.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.40
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$85.40

Vancouver Lost Souls of Gastown Walking Tour

Vancouver Lost Souls of Gastown Walking Tour

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Get a glimpse into Vancouver’s rough and rowdy past on a walking tour of the historic Gastown neighborhood. Hear haunting tales of the city’s darkest days, when fires, smallpox and gold dust fever swept through the frontier outpost. Visit the neighborhood’s landmarks and historic sites as your guide evokes the thieves, hustlers and vagabonds that made the west so wild.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.19
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$26.19
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Gastown Historic Walking Food Tour

Gastown Historic Walking Food Tour

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Explore Vancouver’s oldest neighborhood, and gain insight into Canada’s culinary offerings on this Gastown walking food tour. Listen as your guide—an improv comedian—shares insight on Gastown’s 150-year old Wild West heritage. Learn of the hip urban regeneration now sweeping the district, and experience the area’s vibrant buzz for yourself. Sample delicious food and drinks including Carolina-style, pulled-pork sandwiches, organic ice cream, award-winning cheesecake, Quebec maple-syrup treats, and local craft beer—as you pass by top city attractions.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.18
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$84.18
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Vancouver City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Vancouver City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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Customize your sightseeing tour of vibrant Vancouver with multiple pass options for a hop-on hop-off tour aboard a clear-top bus. Let someone else drive you around town, and choose when to disembark at any of the stops, such as Chinatown, Stanley Park, and Gastown. Choose between the City Route or the Park Route, or the Dual Pass if you'd like to do both. Explore historical landmarks and shop along Robson Street at your own pace.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.01
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$48.01
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Independent Bike & E-bike Tour of Vancouver

Independent Bike & E-bike Tour of Vancouver

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Pedal through Vancouver’s parks, historic districts and seaside paths with an independent bike tour of the city. Enjoy access to bike tour maps designed by local experts, and design the perfect route for your interests. Go as fast as you want, or set a leisurely pace as you take in sweeping views of the coastline and Stanley Park, or ride up the Spanish Banks to discover picture-perfect sandy beaches. See the city like a local, and get the perfect overview and orientation of Vancouver.
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  • 1 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.37
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Private Tour: Vancouver Sightseeing and Capilano Suspension Bridge

Private Tour: Vancouver Sightseeing and Capilano Suspension Bridge

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Experience the best of Vancouver, B.C. with a 5-hour private sightseeing experience that includes the Capilano Suspension Bridge. Enjoy the flexibility to tailor the day to your interests, starting with the historic and cultural landmarks of central Vancouver. Walk the narrow streets of Gastown and Chinatown, get perfect views from Stanley Park and see the bustling shops of Granville Island. Get a taste of mountain air and scenery from the bridge that sways above the Capilano River, with VIP, skip-the-line access and a private tour of the park’s important sights.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$290.31
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$290.31
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3 hours Private Tour - Vancouver City Highlight

3 hours Private Tour - Vancouver City Highlight

Tour the city of Vancouver in style by private car with your own personal chauffeur guide. KJ Limousine's experienced and knowledgeable chauffeurs will show the most fascination areas of this unique and vibrant city in comfort and elegance.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$325.49
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Gastown, the origins of Vancouver

Gastown, the origins of Vancouver

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On our Gastown tour, you will discover the origins of the city of Vancouver and this iconic neighborhood, named as the fourth most stylish neighborhood in the world. We will explore the alleys where murky business was happening during the dry law, in addition to the historic buildings of the early twentieth century. Immerse yourself with our tour in the history of this young city and take advantage of your stay in Vancouver learning history in the best way with a local guide.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.54
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$20.54

Vancouver Sightseeing and Photography

Vancouver Sightseeing and Photography

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Enjoy a full-day excursion to Vancouver's top sightseeing locations while learning photography. You will visit the Lynn Canyon Park and Suspension Bridge, English Bay and Stanley Park, Granville Island and Gastown. Your photographer guide will take you to the best hidden spots from which to photograph these locations. Led by an experienced tour guide, you’ll learn to take amazing photos of nature, landscape, wildlife and architecture. We'll cover techniques like long exposure, aperture, white balance and ISO for DSLR cameras, as well as camera phone tips. Alternatively, we can do photo shoots instead of learning photography if that's your interest. The best camera to bring are DSLRs but you’re also free to use your camera phone. Tour includes pickup and drop-off from your downtown accommodation, photography lessons/shoots, guided hikes and walks and all transportation. Comfortable walking shoes and layered clothing, camera (any kind) and a sense of adventure required!
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$124.50
Price varies by group size
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$124.50
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"Wonderful Vancouver" - all highlights city tour, english for foreigners (easy)

Discover the delights of coastal Vancouver on this in-depth sightseeing tour, aimed at travelers with English as a second language. With your guide on hand—sharing insight and knowledge with easy vocabulary and helpful hand gestures—learn the secrets of top attractions like the Capilano suspension bridge, Chinatown, Gastown, and enjoy panoramic views from the Vancouver Lookout. Pickup and drop-off at your Vancouver hotel is included on your tour.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$129.93
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$129.93
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The Forbidden Downtown and Gastown Walking Tour

The Forbidden Downtown and Gastown Walking Tour

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Discover Vancouver’s bootlegging, rum-running, prohibition past on a walking tour through Victory Square and Gastown. Visit landmark buildings and historic sites as your guide brings the past to life with stories of the corrupt politicians, mob bosses, and showgirls that ruled the city’s dark side. Hear how the city bloomed from a frontier outpost to a cosmopolitan hotspot, and finish your walk in Gastown, where speakeasies and gambling dens have been given way to chic restaurants and hip bars.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.19
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Vancouver Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

Vancouver Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

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Enjoy the exquisite waterfront views of Canada's premier West Coast city on a leisurely Vancouver Harbor sightseeing cruise. Travel past landmarks sites such as world-renowned Stanley Park and the city's rejuvenated Gastown district, marvel at the incredible North Shore Mountains from atop an open-air deck, and admire the stunning Lions' Gate Bridge while sipping a cocktail (own expense) from the onboard bar. 
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.70
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Vancouver Shore Excursion;Pre-Cruise Beautiful city Tour With Port Drop Off

Vancouver Shore Excursion;Pre-Cruise Beautiful city Tour With Port Drop Off

Have a few hours to kill in Vancouver before your cruise? Then opt for a city Highlights Tour and Uncover the best of the Beautiful British columbia before being transported directly to the cruise terminal to join your ship; your luggage is transported with you so there is no need to worry about taxis and transfers.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$131.96
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Vancouver Favourites Sightseeing Tour

Vancouver Favourites Sightseeing Tour

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Join us on the ultimate city tour of Vancouver. We will visit the must-see locations, the lesser-known spots and the hidden gems that make Vancouver the vibrant city it is. The must-sees include visits to the famous Stanley Park, where there is one of the most impressive collections of totem poles in downtown Vancouver. We will whisk you through to Granville Island, home of Vancouver’s most famous food market. There are some hidden gems on the Island that we will most definitely point out to you. Moving onto Kitsilano Beach, known to the locals as Kits, you will be greeted with some fantastic vistas across English Bay looking onto downtown. We will then take you through to Queen Elizabeth Park, where you will have views of the North Shore mountains. The tour will continue through Chinatown, a melting pot of Asian cuisines and stores. Finally, we will end in Gastown, Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhood. Browse the streets and see the famous Gastown Steam Clock strike a note on the hour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.28
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$64.28
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Vancouver Murder Mystery Adventure in Gastown (2-10 Players)

Vancouver Murder Mystery Adventure in Gastown (2-10 Players)

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Channel your inner detective to solve this murder mystery. You will scour the streets of Gastown, visiting some popular landmarks, like the Gastown steam clock, the statue of Gassy Jack, and Gaoler’s Mews to find the clues you need. Find the clues, solve the puzzle, and help bring the killer to justice.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$31.31
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Listen to a Tour Guide as you Drive between Kamloops and Vancouver

Listen to a Tour Guide as you Drive between Kamloops and Vancouver

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Use your smartphone & vehicle's stereo to make your drive come alive! Using GPS, our fun game show host like tour guides will transform this beautiful drive into a sight-seeing, fact-finding, trivia-answering, family-friendly adventure! Enhance your drive between destinations, or use as a one way stand alone tour. Hear about stop-worthy things to see & do, local animals, popular people, historical events & more. Over 55 points of interest will keep you entertained and take your road trip to the next level! Route. Trans-Canada Highway 1 & the Coquihalla Highway 5 between Kamloops & Vancouver. Travel in either direction. Freedom. Enjoy anytime, not just on your booking date. Stop & start anywhere along the route. Hands Free. Fun audio clips play automatically as you drive. Live GPS map. No data used during tour. Trivia Fun. Each point of interest has a fun trivia question included in the audio. Keep score or just listen! Inexpensive. Only 1 tour booking needed per vehicle.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$5.01
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Vancouver City Grand Sightseeing Tour

Vancouver City Grand Sightseeing Tour

Vancouver is commonly called the Gem on the coast with the right mix of cultures, modern city planning, and an abundance of natural features and wholesome recreation. On this 6-8 hour Grand City Tour, you see the history and uniqueness of Vancouver. Tour downtown Vancouver ,Canada Place, Vancouver Convention Centre, Lion Gate Bridge,, English Bay ,Olampic Village,Stanley Park, Gastown ,False Creek,, Yaletown, Coal Harbour,Chinatown, and Granville Island Public Market. Experience that special vibe that makes this city one of the most cosmopolitan places in the world. We visit English Bay and The Shaughnessy area for grand house viewing built in the early 1900,s through the south Granville shopping district to the famous Granville Island Public Market for lunch. our journeys take us into trendy Yaletown for a mix of modern and old before heading to fabulous Chinatown. If time allows we will proceed to La Casa an amazing Ice Cream Palace it has 238 flavors.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$219.94
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$219.94

Small Group Tour: Vancouver Sightseeing and Capilano Suspension Bridge

Small Group Tour: Vancouver Sightseeing and Capilano Suspension Bridge

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Explore Victoria’s historic neighborhoods and highlights on a 5-hour, small-group trip through the city that includes Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. You’ll discover the fascinating stories behind Chinatown, Gastown, Stanley Park, and Granville Island, drive across the Lion’s Gate Bridge, visit the Capilano Fish Hatchery, then walk the 459 foot (140 meter) suspension bridge. This 5-hour tour includes pickup and drop-off at your hotel or port, entrance fees, and personal headsets, and it’s limited to 14 people for more personal service.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Vancouver City Finest Private Tour

Vancouver City Finest Private Tour

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Avoid being tied down to a fixed itinerary and schedule, and see Vancouver at your own pace on this flexible private tour. Your guide can plan a route that helps you avoid the crowds and heavy traffic, ensuring you cover the major highlights such as Stanley Park, Granville Island, and Queen Elizabeth Park, and much more besides.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$214.98
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$214.98
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Private Tour: Vancouver Sightseeing

Private Tour: Vancouver Sightseeing

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Discover Vancouver's major attractions and city highlights in one day on this private 4-hour Vancouver day trip. Travel through the city by luxury vehicle with your private guide. Chose your own route to hit the highlights you most want to see. Perhaps take in top sites such as Chinatown, Gastown, Granville Park and Stanley Park. Enjoy panoramic views over the city and North Shore mountains from Queen Elizabeth Park. Gain insight into the city’s rich history and heritage, and learn what makes British Columbia’s buzzing metropolis tick.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$241.92
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$241.92
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Vancouver Highlights Private Tour

Vancouver Highlights Private Tour

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Tailor your time in Vancouver to focus on what interests you with this private, full-day, totally customizable tour that merges sightseeing with comfort and luxury. Get picked up at your hotel or cruise ship and relax as you see the city’s natural beauty and parks along the North Shore or marvel at post-impressionist paintings at an art gallery. Visit trendy neighborhoods, restaurants, markets, and breweries.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$280.41
Price varies by group size
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$280.41
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Deluxe Vancouver City and Great Outdoors Private Tour

Deluxe Vancouver City and Great Outdoors Private Tour

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Visit some of Vancouver’s most popular sites, then escape the hustle of city life and discover the surrounding outdoor region on this private day trip. Visit some of Vancouver’s primary points of interest, then explore the forest trails and breathe in the fresh mountain air with scenic views of Vancouver Island and Mount Baker, Washington.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$857.76
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Vancouver city Tour with all attractions

Vancouver city Tour with all attractions

We provide custom tailor tour made including the Vancouver aquavarium and Vancouver Lookout. Our Vancouver Day Tour is intended to cover major Spots in Vancouver like: i) Downtown ii) Chinatown iii) Robson St iv) Gastown v) Stanley Park vi) English Bay vii) False Creek viii) Canada Place ix) Coal Harbor x) Granville Island xi) Vancouver Aquarium xii) Vancouver convention centre xiii) Yale town x!!!!} Vancouver Lookout The main Attraction would include the tour and tickets for Vancouver lookout and Vancouver Aquarium which will give you a chance to see the entirety of Canada without leaving Vancouver.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$395.87
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Small-Group Afternoon Bike Tour of Vancouver

Small-Group Afternoon Bike Tour of Vancouver

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Cycle along the seawall and through some of Vancouver’s most popular neighborhoods with your small group and a guide. You’ll see Gastown, Yaletown, Chinatown (with a stop at the serene Dr Sun Yat-Sen Garden) and Strathcona—Vancouver’s oldest residential neighborhood.  There will be time for a walk through the market on Granville Island before concluding the 11-mile (18 kilometer) trip.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.54
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Should I book Gastown tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Gastown can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 84 Gastown tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Gastown 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Gastown costs USD 5.01. Guided Gastown tours start around USD 5.01 per person. See all 84 Gastown tickets and tours on Viator.
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