Vancouver City Highlights Bus Tour
This city tour is an ideal Vancouver introduction whether you’re in town for a few hours or a lifetime. Fully narrated by entertaining, knowledgeable local guides, this tour includes all of Vancouver’s famous landmarks. Tour includes pick up and drop off at all Vancouver and Richmond (airport) hotels.
Our precruise Vancouver City Tour picks you up at 10:00 AM from your hotel; allowing plenty of time to get on board your ship.
Our post cruise Vancouver City Tour picks you up at 10:00 AM from the cruise ship terminal with your luggage and at the end of the tour drops you off at your hotel, the airport or the train station.
The 4 hour city tour stops and lets passengers off twice in Stanley Park for 15-20 minutes each, once at Granville Island for 45+ minutes and once at the Lookout observation tower for 20-30 minutes. Granville Island is where you can get lunch and explore artisan shops and a public market.
10:00 AM Year Round
2:00 PM May 12 – Oct 15, 2017
Prices (including tax) – In Canadian Dollars
Child 4-11: $50
Child under 4: Free
Hotel pick up and drop off, or cruise ship pick up and drop off, 4 hour tour, tax, admission to the Look Out included
or Email or call 604-990-9299 or 1-800-913-9207 for more information and reservations.
- Canada Place: Cruise ship terminal
- Robson Street: The city’s finest shopping finds
- Stanley Park: Stops at the Totem Poles & Prospect Point.
- English Bay: Gorgeous views along our downtown beach
- Granville Island: Public market, marinas, galleries & more
- Chinatown: 2nd largest in North America
- Gastown: Historic Vancouver & the world famous Steam Clock
- The Lookout: 360° panoramic viewing deck
Stanley Park: One of the largest urban parks in North America, Stanley Park is 1000 acres of rain forest, beaches, gardens and fun. The bus stops at Totem Park where you can wander among totem poles and, at Prospect Point, you’ll have a great view of Lions Gate Bridge, the Burrard Inlet and the North Shore Mountains. Your tour parallels the Stanley Park seawall, one of the most popular places in Vancouver to walk, ride a bike or rollerblade. Two stops in Stanley Park
Chinatown: Drive through Chinatown. You’ll see shops selling paper lanterns, pottery, bamboo back scratchers, Chinese herbs and other exotic gifts. Vancouver’s Chinatown won’t disappoint you. You’ll feel you’ve taken a shortcut to China.
As you drive through Chinatown, you’ll get a glimpse of Dr Sun Yat Sen Garden. This full-sized classical Chinese garden is the only one of its kind outside China. Though the garden is small compared to some of Vancouver’s other gardens, it provides a sense of serenity, balance and order found in no other Vancouver garden.
Drive along the beach at English Bay, located in the trendy West End. English Bay is an ideal place to swim (in summer), stroll or watch the boats, ships and the world go by. Famous with locals for its sunsets and for its annual Fireworks competition held at the end of July and the beginning of August.
See Gastown, Vancouver’s oldest neighborhood, famous for its cobblestone streets, steam clock, and quaint shops. Gastown was Vancouver’s original downtown core and is named after “Gassy” Jack Deighton, a garrulous British seaman, steamboat captain and barkeep who arrived in 1867 and never left.
Granville Island: Once an industrial area, Granville Island was redeveloped in the 1970s and the result is a mecca for tourists and locals alike. Browse through the public market, kids market, marina, art studios and galleries, Emily Carr University of Art and Design and many specialty shops. You’ll have time for a meal or snack at the international food court. You’ll stop for lunch at Granville Island.
The Entertainment District: See Canada Place, home to the cruise ship terminal and the Vancouver convention centre. Then on to Queen Elizabeth Theatre home of Vancouver Opera, BC Ballet and Broadway shows, and finally Vancouver Public Library, an architectural masterpiece that will remind you of the Roman Coliseum.
Robson Street: Robson Street is Vancouver’s most famous shopping street. Watch for its upscale clothing and shoe stores, excellent restaurants, hotels, gift and souvenir shops, hair salons and candy stores. It boasts two Starbucks that face each other from opposing corners.
The Lookout: Your Vancouver tour ends with a trip to the Lookout, 167m (553 feet) above Vancouver at the top of the Harbour Centre Skyscraper.
or Email us or call 604-990-9299 or 1-800-913-9207 for more information and reservations.