fbpx
1-866-477-4171
1-866-477-4171

Price
FromUSD $3.99

Download on the App Store

Save To Wish List

Adding item to wishlist requires an account

6605

Join other smart travelers and enjoy

  • Hours of guided commentary
  • Locals tips so you don't miss a thing
  • Save money for other adventures
  • Exploring in your vehicle, at your pace
  • Touring offline, no cell signal required

Download Questions?

Call toll free number or chat online. Our local experts are happy to talk to you.

1.866.477.4171

Vancouver Downtown

  • 100Audio Points
  • LocationBritish Columbia, CAN
  • Suggested TimeAllow 1 Day

You May Also Like

Includes: 4 Tours

Canadian Rockies

FromUSD $21.99
0
BUNDLE & SAVE

Canadian Rockies and Vancouver

FromUSD $31.99
0

What to Expect

Vancouver is a diverse city nestled into an idyllic west coast setting featuring water all around, big mountains and huggable trees. The city carries on with that diversity through its collection of contrasting neighbourhoods.

Touring the city takes in all of the best places to see and things to do, with surprisingly natural delights. Driving can be a fast and efficient way to see more in a day and get to places not normally on the tourist itinerary.

Vancouver’s most popular street for visitors and locals is Robson, with it collection of stores and restaurants, and people to watch. Granville Market is the other of the city’s favourite places to explore artist studios, unique Vancouver products and the public market is the ultimate foodies paradise.

Stanley Park is almost as large as the downtown area itself and you’ll feel like you left the city completely as you walk or bike on the sea wall, try and spot seals and otters or walk among the giant trees on easy and secluded trails.

Neighbourhoods like Yaletown, Chinatown and Gastown take us through the evolution of the city from its early days of lumber and railroad, transformed to a mix modern of funky communities and celebrations of the past – cobbled streets and steam clocks.

The side trip to the university campus and Museum of Anthropology is recommended as an opportunity to visit some of Vancouver’s waterfront communities and beaches and to sample stunning First Nations culture and artifacts.

Listen to the Tour Intro

Highlights

  • Chinatown
  • English Bay
  • Gastown
  • Granville Island Market
  • Kitsilano and Spanish Banks
  • MOA - Museum of Anthropology at UBC*
  • Robson Street
  • Stanley Park
  • Yaletown

Map

Suggested Start Location

Suggested places to join the loop are Robson St, Stanley Park Drive, or Northbound on Homer St

Suggested Time

It is easy to fill a day on this tour. Stanley Park and Granville Island Market deserve at least a couple of hours each

Driving Distance

The loop tour is only 15 miles (25km). The recommended UBC sidetrip adds 14 miles (23km)

FAQ

WHAT IS THE CITY OF VANCOUVER KNOWN FOR?

Vancouver is a diverse city in Briish Columbia nestled into an idyllic west coast setting featuring water all around, big mountains and huggable trees. Vancouver is known for the unique Granville Market, Stanley Park city oasis, and neighborhoods like Gastown with its cobbled streets and steam clocks.

WHAT ARE THE TOP SIGHTS TO SEE IN VANCOUVER?

Vancouver has lots of things to see and things to do, with surprisingly natural delights. Some of the top sights include the Granville Island Market, Gastown, Stanley Park, Kitsilano and Robson Street.

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT VANCOUVER?

The best time to visit Vancouver is typically in the summer from June to August when you’ll have warm, sunny weather. Others prefer to visit in the spring from March to May and in fall from September to November when the weather is mild and hotel rates are cheaper.

WHY IS STANLEY PARK FAMOUS?

Stanley Park is a major park attraction in Vancouver that’s almost as large as the downtown area itself. You’ll feel like you left the city completely as you walk or bike on the sea wall, try and spot seals and otters or walk among the giant trees on easy and secluded trails.

WHAT CAN YOU DO AT GRANVILLE ISLAND?

The Granville Island neighbourhood sits just south of the downtown peninsula, right under the Granville Bridge. One of its most popular attractions is the Granville Market where you can explore artist studios and unique Vancouver products – and the public market is the ultimate foodies paradise.