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The Ultimate Vancouver Bike Tour
This fun and safe bike tour is 'geared' to give you an intimate, up-close and personal meet & greet with Vancouver. The best way to get the lay of the land and learn all about this beautiful city. We'll get in touch with it's vibrant culture, scenery, nature, famous landmarks, and local hidden gems. Vancouver is a city that begs to be explored on 2 wheels. We have one of the world's longest waterfront bike paths and one of the most impressive bike route networks of any city in North America. We'll be biking at a leisurely pace and making 'brakes' along the way for photos. I'll show you some of the best places to capture Vancouver's essence. From panoramic shots of the city skyline to local art displays, you'll see it all! Highlights include (but not limited to): -Stanley Park -Granville Island -Gastown steamclock -Chinatown -City Center -English Bay Beach -Olympic Village
Escape to rugged waterfalls & canyons
Our tour will take us through mossy forests and fern beds, across a suspension bridge, floating a hundred feet above Lynn Canyon with stunning views of waterfalls and alongside the river to hidden pools that offer the perfect place for a snack of Salmon and Cedar tea. We begin our journey on the world renown Baden Powell Trail, as we follow its winding path through a forest of towering trees Lynn Creek appears alongside us. This trail will deliver us to the Suspension Bridge giving us the chance to gaze into the canyon below taking in the impressive waterfalls from a bird's eye view. The east side of the creek sits above the canyon in a more mature forest and delivers us to Twin Falls a smaller double waterfall. After a short climb, we return to the Suspension Bridge on route to a river beach to brew a little Cedar tea and nibble on candied salmon. Our journey is approximately 5km in length and includes short steep sections with well made wooden steps. The walk is a beautiful figure 8 loop helping us to capture the magic of the canyon while seeing new terrain throughout. Sunset tours include an increased chance of wildlife sightings such as Bears or Owls. Headlamps are provided. Other things to note Please note that this is a non smoking tour. This is due to fire risk in the canyon. Dogs are welcome on this tour! Leash required.
Bike beautiful Stanley Park & the world-famous seawall
Hello travelers and curious locals! First, we want to give a big thanks to you for finding our experience. You've just found one of the top-rated bike tours in beautiful Vancouver. Get ready for serious cycling fun as we bring you to the city's top outdoor gems. You'll be taken on an immersive experience with a 3-hour adventure, seeing and experiencing what many Canadians and people around the globe cherish as the most beautiful and accessible Old Growth Forest in the world. This carefully selected route will take you into Vancouver's west end, one of the city's top places to cycle. It's a gorgeous part of town to ride and a great way to warm up and get the blood flowing. Then we will take you to the stunning Stanley Park. This 1000-acre park is world-renowned for its incredible beauty, history and activities. We will see the First Nations mighty totem poles, English Bay, Lord Stanley's Statue, while we ride on the world famous Seawall. You will hear stories of the rich history of Stanley Park and find hidden gems known only by locals. Join us for a relaxing, entertaining and educational cycle through the magnificent green Oasis of Vancouver, Stanley Park. Please Note: The 3-hour bike tour requires moderate skill and confidence on a bike The bike rental, helmet, and lock are included in the experience. E-Bike upgrade $45 Our adventure starts at Spokes Bicycle Rentals
Spoken Treasures Indigenous Walk
Join us on a leisurely, 1.1 km walk along the iconic seawall of Stanley Park. This cultural enriched Indigenous tour on history starts at the Stanley Park Information Booth. This tour is 75 minutes. Along the way you will enjoy the unique Indigenous stories, oral history and perspectives of our shared city, its early developments and our world renowned Stanley Park. This place has been the home to our peoples and tribes for thousands of years and we would like to share our rich history with you. This tour will have several stops along the way; your guide-ambassador will share how the Salish Sea has provided for our people in a sustainable intact society for countless generations. The tour will conclude at the Stanley Park totem poles where we will highlight the history and stories of the carved cedar totems, our story poles. We will share the stories of the artists and the west coast peoples their are from. 75 minutes will go fast and you will go away with fascinating indigenous told stories of this city, and a deeper awareness and an enriched understanding of the Indigenous people of this region, our way of life, our art, legends and our sacred relationship to the land and our ancestors. Bring your own camera, water bottle, sun screen, sun glasses. In the cooler months, we recommend you dress warm, wear rain resistant clothing.
Explore Forbidden Vancouver
Hit the mean streets of Vancouver with a professional guide as you learn about rum-runners, mobsters, and dirty cops on a walk through Gastown. Meet up with your guide outside the Monaco Cafe at the entrance to Gastown, and set out on foot, listening to tales of illicit activity in this coastal city at the turn of century. Learn about real historical figures like feared mob boss Joe Celona, corrupt Prohibition Commissioner Walter Findlay. Hear how the mob set up illegal drinking dens around the city and bribed dirty cops to look the other way. Listen to tales of longtime mayor L.D. Taylor and his infamously raucous parties, and discover how enterprising Vancouver rum-runners made their fortunes smuggling booze down the coast once the US adopted Prohibition as well. Make your way through Gastown and scope out fabled buildings like the Dominion Building. Stroll down the best-preserved alleyways in the city to really feel like you've traveled back in time. And finish up the tour in Gastown's historic Maple Tree Square, the heart of the city’s finest restaurant and bar scene. The perfect place to grab a post-tour meal and reminisce over your adventure!

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Tips-Based Walking Tour of Vancouver
Welcome to Vancouver, where every corner hums with stories, and the past shakes hands with the present. Kick off your adventure with us at Canada Place, boasting some of Vancouver's most iconic views. As the harbor unveils its beauty, we'll weave tales of towering mountains and deep-rooted history, setting the stage for what lies ahead. As we meander through the city's pulsating core, discover how Vancouver soared to become the fourth largest port on this side of North America. Marvel at the city's architectural gems, and because you're rolling with a local, get ready for a few secret spots – our personal favorites. From riveting tales that shaped Vancouver to inspiring moments with Canadian heroes, this journey promises a deep dive into what makes the city tick. Wrapping up our adventure, we've got insider tips lined up for you: the best spots, killer deals on attractions, and maybe a secret or two more. And as we loop back to our starting point, remember: in Vancouver, every ending is just another beginning. Hop on our tip-based tour! Beyond a tiny booking fee, it's almost free. In the end, if our 3-hour journey wowed you (and we bet it will!), feel free to tip what you believe it was worth. We suggest around US$25/person. Ready for the Vancouver magic?
Explore the Lost Souls of Gastown
Immerse yourself in the chilling dramas of historic Gastown as you venture into Vancouver's earliest and most gruesome history on this 90-minute walking tour. Follow the lamplight of your guide as you discover the terror of a Great Fire that ate up Gastown in minutes, the long forgotten plague of smallpox, and the unsolved murder of John Bray. Designed for adult audiences, the experience is both a walking tour and a theatre piece. Your guide is a professional actor, performing in character throughout. Every story is grounded in documented Vancouver history, taken from the city archives. The plot line is woven together as the tragic tale of one person's life, ending in a dramatic finale in Gastown's Maple Tree Square. Every one of Gastown's must-see sites and landmarks is visited on the walk, the oldest hotel, the Gastown Steam Clock, you’ll see how Vancouver looked before and after the Great Fire, explore notorious Gaoler's Mews, and walk down the back alleys of Water Street to famous Maple Tree Square. Do not expect a ghost tour or conventional walking tour – this is a performance experience that will pull you so deep into the swirling lamplight and darkened alleys of Gastown’s murky past, you may have a hard time finding your way back out…
Gastown Pub Crawl
DM me for bookings of larger groups or for bookings on a day that is full on Airbnb. We meet every Friday at the Portside Pub at 8pm. Visit the 4 best bars of Gastown while meeting awesome people from around the world ! It's a pub crawl with a really fun twist: guests can take part in an optional and unique game designed to help break the ice by completing challenges and tasks throughout the night. Fake a marriage proposal or start a conga line and you can win boozy prizes! IMPORTANT! --> Two pieces of physical ID are required to enter the bars (at least 1 photo ID required) ! Tickets are $20 + $5 Airbnb feee. We're accepting $20 cash or e-transfer at the bar. At each location, you receive a shot special deal and free cover. The first bar is the meeting point where everybody can enjoy the unique atmosphere of this historic bar of Gastown. For this first meeting point, everybody can get to know each-other over a few drinks. At 8:45pm, we make our way to our first bar which is a karaoke dive bar where everyone can show off their singing skills. Next, we head to a popular party bar where we amp up the party with some body shots! After that we go our last stop which is a loud underground bar with an awesome DJ playing top hits that is sure to finish the night with a bang! We also go to a popular nightclub at the end of the night.
The Ultimate Vancouver Bike Tour
This fun and safe bike tour is 'geared' to give you an intimate, up-close and personal meet & greet with Vancouver. The best way to get the lay of the land and learn all about this beautiful city. We'll get in touch with it's vibrant culture, scenery, nature, famous landmarks, and local hidden gems. Vancouver is a city that begs to be explored on 2 wheels. We have one of the world's longest waterfront bike paths and one of the most impressive bike route networks of any city in North America. We'll be biking at a leisurely pace and making 'brakes' along the way for photos. I'll show you some of the best places to capture Vancouver's essence. From panoramic shots of the city skyline to local art displays, you'll see it all! Highlights include (but not limited to): -Stanley Park -Granville Island -Gastown steamclock -Chinatown -City Center -English Bay Beach -Olympic Village
Portrait Photography in Vancouver
We will walk around some hidden gems of Vancouver and I will be taking your beautiful portrait photographs. You can either choose one of these adventures as an option or make it custom based according to your preferences. 1. Cherry Blossom locations: Queen Elizabeth Park 2. For a mix of city & waterfront experience, we can walk around Gastown and Canada Place. 3. If you love the arts, then we can walk around the colorful streets in Granville Island 4. We can go to English Bay Beach or Kitsilano Beach. Special Location: 1.5 hour walk across Stanley Park Seawall from Third Beach to Lions Gate Bridge $250 per person. If you don't choose, Default is 2nd option. I will be sending you up to 20 edited photos which will be ready after a week from the day of the experience. These photos will be digital and are perfect for posting on social media & share with your family and friends. This will be a good way to have your travel memories You can also get all the unedited RAW photos for an additional charge of $100 I would love to meet you & not only offer you a service, but an experience & a new friend in Vancouver. I wish that you can fall more in love with my city and that my service makes you feel like you are in another home, even if you are far from home. Please contact me in case you don't see the dates and available timings.
Escape to rugged waterfalls & canyons
Our tour will take us through mossy forests and fern beds, across a suspension bridge, floating a hundred feet above Lynn Canyon with stunning views of waterfalls and alongside the river to hidden pools that offer the perfect place for a snack of Salmon and Cedar tea. We begin our journey on the world renown Baden Powell Trail, as we follow its winding path through a forest of towering trees Lynn Creek appears alongside us. This trail will deliver us to the Suspension Bridge giving us the chance to gaze into the canyon below taking in the impressive waterfalls from a bird's eye view. The east side of the creek sits above the canyon in a more mature forest and delivers us to Twin Falls a smaller double waterfall. After a short climb, we return to the Suspension Bridge on route to a river beach to brew a little Cedar tea and nibble on candied salmon. Our journey is approximately 5km in length and includes short steep sections with well made wooden steps. The walk is a beautiful figure 8 loop helping us to capture the magic of the canyon while seeing new terrain throughout. Sunset tours include an increased chance of wildlife sightings such as Bears or Owls. Headlamps are provided. Other things to note Please note that this is a non smoking tour. This is due to fire risk in the canyon. Dogs are welcome on this tour! Leash required.
Vancouver Rain Forest Hike with Waterfall, Suspension Bridge
What makes Vancouver so endeared by visitors who come here? It is the incredible natural beauty that engulfs every single corner of the city. A visit here without taking in some of this natural beauty is a missed opportunity. This tour offers those that participate, an overload of stunning, natural wonders, Old growth rainforest, waterfalls, suspension bridge, stunning pools of water, beautiful creek, and endless trails through all of it. We make this tour simple to participate with curb side pickup and drop off service and moderate 9km hike.
Bike beautiful Stanley Park & the world-famous seawall
Hello travelers and curious locals! First, we want to give a big thanks to you for finding our experience. You've just found one of the top-rated bike tours in beautiful Vancouver. Get ready for serious cycling fun as we bring you to the city's top outdoor gems. You'll be taken on an immersive experience with a 3-hour adventure, seeing and experiencing what many Canadians and people around the globe cherish as the most beautiful and accessible Old Growth Forest in the world. This carefully selected route will take you into Vancouver's west end, one of the city's top places to cycle. It's a gorgeous part of town to ride and a great way to warm up and get the blood flowing. Then we will take you to the stunning Stanley Park. This 1000-acre park is world-renowned for its incredible beauty, history and activities. We will see the First Nations mighty totem poles, English Bay, Lord Stanley's Statue, while we ride on the world famous Seawall. You will hear stories of the rich history of Stanley Park and find hidden gems known only by locals. Join us for a relaxing, entertaining and educational cycle through the magnificent green Oasis of Vancouver, Stanley Park. Please Note: The 3-hour bike tour requires moderate skill and confidence on a bike The bike rental, helmet, and lock are included in the experience. E-Bike upgrade $45 Our adventure starts at Spokes Bicycle Rentals
Spoken Treasures Indigenous Walk
Join us on a leisurely, 1.1 km walk along the iconic seawall of Stanley Park. This cultural enriched Indigenous tour on history starts at the Stanley Park Information Booth. This tour is 75 minutes. Along the way you will enjoy the unique Indigenous stories, oral history and perspectives of our shared city, its early developments and our world renowned Stanley Park. This place has been the home to our peoples and tribes for thousands of years and we would like to share our rich history with you. This tour will have several stops along the way; your guide-ambassador will share how the Salish Sea has provided for our people in a sustainable intact society for countless generations. The tour will conclude at the Stanley Park totem poles where we will highlight the history and stories of the carved cedar totems, our story poles. We will share the stories of the artists and the west coast peoples their are from. 75 minutes will go fast and you will go away with fascinating indigenous told stories of this city, and a deeper awareness and an enriched understanding of the Indigenous people of this region, our way of life, our art, legends and our sacred relationship to the land and our ancestors. Bring your own camera, water bottle, sun screen, sun glasses. In the cooler months, we recommend you dress warm, wear rain resistant clothing.
Explore Forbidden Vancouver
Hit the mean streets of Vancouver with a professional guide as you learn about rum-runners, mobsters, and dirty cops on a walk through Gastown. Meet up with your guide outside the Monaco Cafe at the entrance to Gastown, and set out on foot, listening to tales of illicit activity in this coastal city at the turn of century. Learn about real historical figures like feared mob boss Joe Celona, corrupt Prohibition Commissioner Walter Findlay. Hear how the mob set up illegal drinking dens around the city and bribed dirty cops to look the other way. Listen to tales of longtime mayor L.D. Taylor and his infamously raucous parties, and discover how enterprising Vancouver rum-runners made their fortunes smuggling booze down the coast once the US adopted Prohibition as well. Make your way through Gastown and scope out fabled buildings like the Dominion Building. Stroll down the best-preserved alleyways in the city to really feel like you've traveled back in time. And finish up the tour in Gastown's historic Maple Tree Square, the heart of the city’s finest restaurant and bar scene. The perfect place to grab a post-tour meal and reminisce over your adventure!
Explore Vancouver's Hidden History and Sweet Treats
Stroll through the heart of Downtown Vancouver to discover the riveting stories of glamour, scandal, and deceit behind the city’s most beautiful architecture. Your guide Glenn, Will, Rachel, or Rob will share the remarkable story of each building you visit, including the tales of fame, scandal, and murder hidden within their elegant walls. Your walking tour also includes stops for three delectable delights from some of Vancouver's best bakeries and chocolatiers, the perfect complement to your adventure into the city’s early twentieth century history. This walking tour is a must-do for both those with a sweet tooth, and history buffs alike! Be prepared to walk, learn, look, laugh, and enjoy some of the best gourmet goodies Vancouver has to offer! Other things to note: - This experience lasts 2-2.5 hours. - There's an opportunity for a bathroom break around the halfway mark. - ALLERGIES AND DIETARY RESTRICTIONS: Please note, the treats served on this tour may contain gluten, eggs, dairy, and nuts, and are prepared in kitchens where these and other common allergens are present. If you have allergies or dietary restrictions, attend at your own discretion. Get a taste of Vancouver history storytelling (without the treats) on any of our other walking tours!
Explore Vancouver's lgbtq history
It's time for Vancouver's secrets to come out of the closet. From drag kings and two spirit warriors, to queer church ministers and transgender crime fighters, this walking tour is a celebration of the unsung heroes who forever changed the social fabric of Vancouver Meet your guide - the man in pink! - outside Trees Organic Coffee at 930 Burrard Street. You'll embark on a 2 hour adventure into the LGBTQ2+ history and culture of this West Coast metropolis. Start in the heart of Downtown Vancouver on Burrard Street, where you'll discover some of Vancouver's earliest LGBTQ+ pioneers. Weave a path through Imperial Court coronations, drag kings at the Quadra, gay ministers at the United Church, the myth of Patient Zero, the GRID crisis, and visit urban oasis Nelson Park, until you find yourself in the gaybourhood on Davie Street. The walking tour strolls the historic tree-lined West End as you discover the city's earliest Pride parade, Jim Deva Plaza, bookstore bombings, a transgender campaigner who blew the whistle on the biggest crime in Vancouver history. You’ll finish right in the middle of the action in the Davie St. village with its variety of bars and restaurants. The perfect place to enjoy a cocktail as you reflect on your afternoon's adventure.
Talking Trees -Indigenous Walking Tour
We will share an interpretive walking tour with you in beautiful Stanley Park as you learn and experience how our tribes have utilized the land for food, medicine, and technology. You'll walk through the guided trails, seeing first hand lush trees and diversity of plants while gaining new knowledge of our Indigenous perspectives and history. Other things to note Arrive early. This is a walking tour, 2.2 km (1 m), & requires moderate mobility. Please dress for the weather. Layers are great. Bring a camera, sunscreen, & an umbrella if raining. Good walking shoes are recommended
Chinatown History & Dumpling Masterclass
Traditional Chinese dumplings with a gourmet twist! We’ll learn how to make authentic Chinese dumplings with Judy, from Historical Chinatown Tours. First, Judy will give you a 45-min sneak peak of historical Chinatown and then we'll spend 2 hrs discussing what makes a good filling, learn how to fold the wrappers and make dumplings, cook them, and eat. By the end of the 3-hour experience, you’ll be an expert! (Btw, the heritage buildings are only open from 10 am to 3 pm and many Chinatown businesses are closed after 5 pm and on Tuesdays ... dogs always welcomed ... drinking of alcoholic beverages is permitted only after the tour. I require 2+ participants for booking this experience.) I also offer ... https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/173052 https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/84871
Gastown Night Photography
This one hour private tour (2 hrs for 2+ guests) is a great way to see Gastown at night, while learning photography. I'll take you to popular spots as well as hidden gems tourists are not familiar with. For photos, we'll cover techniques ranging from long exposure for DSLR cameras to night portrait shots with camera phones. You'll receive complimentary photos after the tour, although this is not a photoshoot (please check other experiences for that).
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