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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
From CAD210.00

False Creek Ferries & Aquabus Tips (19)

Transportation Around False Creek by Ferry

There are several ferry routes that operate on False Creek (which is actually a long, narrow bay just south of the main part of downtown Vancouver). The ferries connect a number of different locations...
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glabah
Dec 30, 2015

Take a mini ferry in Vancouver

I wouldn't call it a boat or a ship, but more a very small boat. I always call it a floating bathtub as these ferries are so small! But don't get me wrong, they are a great way to transport yourself...
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Ann75
Aug 27, 2013

Ride the Bathtub Ferries

A fun way to get around the False Creek area is by ferry. These are not your typical car ferries. They are tiny little passenger only ferries that remind me of a floating bathtub. There are 2...
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jasperdo
Apr 04, 2011

The Wee Ferry

When out and "aboot" & you want to get to the other side a little quicker than the usual way. Consider taking one of the tiny passenger ferries, they even supply one which will take you and your...
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spitball
Apr 04, 2011

Take the Aquabus to Granville Island

Going to Granville Island by car can turn into quite an adventure: parking space is very limited and since there are practically no sidewalks, pedestrians tend to take over the streets. So if you're...
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Jefie
Jan 22, 2008

Downtown water taxi service

False Creek Ferries and aquabus are two separate companies offering the same thing: a quick water taxi across False Creek.False Creek is an ocean inlet (not a real creek) that's located along the...
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Carmanah
Jan 03, 2008

The little ferry that could....

False Creek Ferries are the cute little dinghy-like boats which transport tourists from multiple stops in the False Creek area.Personally I recommend taking the trip from Yaletown to the markets on...
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ChadSteve1975
Apr 14, 2007

Aqua Bus

We used the Aqua Bus to get from Granville Island to Yaletown, it was a short pleasant ride on False Creek. Fares range from $2.50 to $5.00, we paid $3.50 for our ride. Not every ferry goes to every...
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Dabs
Aug 26, 2006

Granville Island

Getting to Granville Island isn't so tough, but I found that getting anywhere else -from- Granville Island gets to be a pain. The two times I tried hiking out to a bus I was nearly stranded - so why...
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OrganicNoise
May 10, 2006

The little ferries that could

These little ferries will take you around false creek for a nominal charge. They connect Granville Island, the north and south sides, and Science world. Hop on (nope they won't let you steer no matter...
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CrazyShoes
Aug 26, 2005

ferries

a convenient way to get around sites along False Creek. There is a ferry from Hornby St to Granville Island ($2.50) and ferries from Granville Island to various points along False Creek; $5 to the...
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el_ruso
Jul 05, 2005

Ferries across/around False Creek

There are many ways to get across False Creek, the large water inlet in the heart of Vancouver. There are 3 bridges that are easy to walk across. But a much more interesting way is to take a...
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rmdw
Dec 31, 2004
 
 
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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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