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Vancouver City Sightseeing Tour
"After pickup from select hotels Vancouver hotels your 4-hour tour starts in Gastown Vancouver's historic district. Stride along cobbled streets past 19th-century buildings. Listen to engaging commentary from your guide about the popular landmarks as you pass. Soak up the lively cultural atmosphere of Chinatown one of North America's largest Chinatowns and drive through Robson Street Vancouver's trendy shopping district in the heart of downtown Vancouver.Enter the urban oasis of Stanley Park and see Brockton Point’s nine historic totem poles built by the First People in British Columbia. Ascend to Prospect Point the highest point of Stanley Park
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Private Tour: Vancouver Day Trip
"Forget about crowded buses or following other people's timelines. On this private tour get to know the places that interest you and suit the needs of your group or family. Be a traveler not a tourist. Enjoy your own private tour with those you love and get the most for your money. After picking you up from your Vancouver hotel your private local guide will give you a comprehensive tour of Vancouver's major attractions and highlights such as Stanley Park Chinatown Gastown
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Vancouver 2-Hour Private Tour
"After pickup from your hotel condo or residence travel in a luxury private vehicle as your chauffeur guide takes you on a journey through Historic Chinatown and Gastown - where the roots of Vancouver began. From here you will pass by Vancouver’s award winning Cruise Ship Terminal and home port for Alaska bound sailings and Vancouver’s 2010 Olympic Torch. Continuing though the financial district drive along Robson Street
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Stanley Park Tips (54)

Stanley Park - Trees

Stanley park is all about the trees. It is 1000 acres of natural rainforest. The park has many walking trails. We spent more time walking round the edges than in the centre. To see it all you need...
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IreneMcKay
Jun 11, 2015

Lost Lagoon - Stanley Park

Lost Lagoon was originally part of Coal Harbour. At low tide it would turn into mud flats. The first nations people gathered seafood here. With the construction of the Stanley Park causeway in 1916...
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IreneMcKay
Apr 11, 2015

The Ted and Mary Greig Rhododendron Garden

We could not leave Stanley Park without visiting The Ted and Mary Greig Rhododendron Garden as it was April and the rhododendrons were in full bloom. This Garden was named after two of British...
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IreneMcKay
Apr 11, 2015

Second Beach - Stanley Park

Second Beach was a welcome sight because it meant we had almost finished walking right round the park. Like Third Beach, Second Beach is sandy. It is easier to get to than Third Beach so no doubt gets...
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IreneMcKay
Apr 11, 2015

Hollow Tree - Stanley Park

This is where I annoyed my husband because I insisted we doubled back into the park's interior to find the hollow tree after we left Third Beach. Yet more walking. I must admit our feet were getting a...
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IreneMcKay
Apr 11, 2015

Siwash Rock - Stanley Park

A first nations legend tells the story of a young chief who was brave, strong and upright in his traditions. He married a young girl from the north and they longed for a child. At last the girl got...
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IreneMcKay
Apr 11, 2015

Lions Gate Bridge

At the north end of the park there is a good view of the Lions Gate Bridge. It crosses over the narrows of Burrard Inlet. We passed under it on the sea wall. This bridge connects Vancouver to North...
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IreneMcKay
Apr 11, 2015

Beaver Lake Continued

I have too many photos for one tip as all the animals I seemed to meet came right up to me. Some of my photos are blurry because they were too close. Oh and I better add some pictures of the actual...
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IreneMcKay
Apr 11, 2015

Beaver Lake - Stanley Park

We came off the sea wall for a while to walk to Beaver Lake via a forest trail. The lake is small enough to walk around easily. I hoped we might see beavers but we did not. Instead as I walked around...
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IreneMcKay
Apr 11, 2015

Stanley Park - Totem Poles

Stanley Park is home to some wonderful First Nations totem poles. One of the highlights of the park for me. The totem poles are located at Brockton Point.Three gateways created by Coast Salish artist...
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IreneMcKay
Apr 11, 2015

Stanley Park

Stanley Park is a huge park, around 1000 acres. It was originally home to the Squamish First Nations people, but they were forcibly removed and resettled in 1888.The park is called after Lord Stanley...
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IreneMcKay
Apr 11, 2015

HORSE DRAWN TOURS @ STANLEY PARK

I was very disappointed that we ran out of time to take the Horse Drawn tour of Stanley park.The cost of this tour was included in our Vancouver card, which we had purchased for sightseeing in...
balhannah
May 16, 2010
 
 
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South Granville Rise

South Granville (also called "South Granville Rise") is an upscale shopping district south of downtown Vancouver. The heart of South Granville's commercial area spans along Granville Street between...
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VanDusen Botanical Gardens

Vancouver's wet climate produces some of the most lush gardens in North America. Because of the climate and the mild temperatures, Vancouver's gardens are vibrant and green year round. This is unlike...
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Bloedel Conservatory

The Bloedel Conservatory is a small round building located in Queen Elizabeth Park. I had read another Mother's review of it online and figured it would be a great place to spend an afternoon with our...
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Queen Elizabeth Park

The Bloedel Conservatory is located in Queen Elizabeth Park at the top of Little Mountain. It is a large dome overlooking the city and the mountains. Inside this dome is a large temperature controlled...
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Totem Poles

Located in the northeast area of Stanley Park, the First Nations artwork area is most famous for its totem poles. However, there are also several other pieces of artwork here. This includes a Story...
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Granville Island

We were lucky enough to stay on Granville Island. I would recommend that. Anyhow, Granville Island is great itself to wander around. It is filled with charming shops, local arts club theatre, many...
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