Vancouver Art Walking Tour: Yaletown and Granville Island Including Ferry Ride

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Vancouver Art Walking Tour: Yaletown and Granville Island Including Ferry Ride information and booking

3 hours
Departs from
Outside the Vancouver Art Gallery
Returns to
Concludes at Public Market on Granville Island
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Get a glimpse of Vancouver’s art and fashion culture on this guided walking tour. Start outside the Vancouver Art Gallery and explore the trendy Yaletown neighborhood before taking a ferry to Granville Island, an artsy hub with a dozens of galleries and quaint French bakeries. Your guide will teach you all about Vancouver’s interesting history and culture.

Meet your guide in downtown Vancouver outside the Vancouver Art Gallery at your selected departure time. Begin your 3-hour walking tour with a stroll along busy downtown streets as your guide tells you about the dynamic nature of this west coast Canadian city. Leaving the hustle and bustle behind, enter the neighborhood of Yaletown, once a warehouse district and now the latest redevelopment in Vancouver. Walk below towering high-rises and past trendy cafes, shops and galleries; along the way, you’ll have ample opportunity to scout dining and shopping spots to return to after your tour. When you reach False Creek, board a ferry (one-way ticket included) and take a quick ride past more elegant high-rises, as well as floating homes. Arrive at Granville Island, an artsy neighborhood boasting dozens of galleries featuring everything from glass-blown treasures to silk weavings to wooden works. Soak in the creative atmosphere as you walk around the island with your guide and pass French bakeries and restaurants. Throughout your tour, your guide will offer interesting facts and stories about Vancouver's history and culture, specific its art scene. Your tour ends at Public Market, and your guide can give you great recommendations on what to do and see next.

What's included

  • Professional, informative guide
  • One-way ferry ticket

What isn't included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)