Vancouver City Highlights Pre-Cruise Tour with Port Drop-Off

Shore Excursions in Canada

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Have a few hours to kill in Vancouver before your cruise? Then opt for a Vancouver City Highlights Tour and uncover the best of the beautiful capital of 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 or transfers.
See the historic Gastown district of Vancouver with its cobblestone streets and 19th century buildings. Close-by, journey through Vancouver's Chinatown, one of North America's largest Chinatown offering a lively cultural atmosphere. And, not to miss is the sandy beaches and palm trees of English Bay. At the Canada Place, see the beautiful panoramic sails by the water an architectural landmark of Vancouver. Take a stop at Totem Pole Park in Stanley Park to see the nine historic totem poles built by the First People in British Columbia. These stunning pieces of artwork reflect the rich culture of the indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest. Continue your drive through the park ascending to Prospect Point, the highest point of Stanley Park, and get amazing scenic views of the North Shore Mountains, the Lions Gate Bridge, and Burrard Inlet.  You'll also take a stop at Granville Island and venture to Granville's Public Market where you'll find a variety of stalls selling beautiful homemade goods and gastronomic masterpieces. Explore the eclectic art scene by meeting and chatting with artists in their shops and viewing their unique creations made from glass to textiles. Equally impressive is the lookout viewing deck high atop the Vancouver Lookout where you will soak in the 360-degree view of Vancouver. The glass elevator will lift you up 553 feet skyward from the street level in just 40 seconds. The view from the top will leave you breathless. Worry-free Shore Excursion: We will ensure your timely arrival to the ship in Vancouver for your cruise boarding time. See our terms and conditions for full details. Please note: You must include hotel information at checkout and call tour operator ahead to confirm.

What’s included

  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off (select hotels only)
  • Local guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless otherwise specified
  • Gratuities


  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • All entrance fees included