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Just east of Vancouver is Langley, part of the prime winemaking region of Fraser Valley. Explore multiple wineries on this half-day guided tour, with a unique lunch at the end of the tour. Learn about each winery’s history and specialty products. Pay a minimal fee to taste wines at each winery, or have it waived with a purchase of wine. Enjoy attentive service on this small-group tour limited to 11 people. Hotel pickup and drop-off by air-conditioned Mercedes Benz Sprinter van is included.
Explore Vancouver’s oldest neighborhood, and gain insight into Canada’s culinary offerings on this Gastown walking food tour. Listen as your guide—an improv comedian—shares insight on Gastown’s 150-year old Wild West heritage. Learn of the hip urban regeneration now sweeping the district, and experience the area’s vibrant buzz for yourself. Sample delicious food and drinks including Carolina-style, pulled-pork sandwiches, organic ice cream, award-winning cheesecake, Quebec maple-syrup treats, and local craft beer—as you pass by top city attractions.
Taste a long list of locally produced wine at four wineries outside of Vancouver. A comfortable van transports you and your group to Fraser Valley. Over five and a half hours, try four different samples at each winery. Along the way, discover the details of the winemaking process from your guide. Round out your experience with a light lunch, typically a cheese and charcuterie platter, before returning to the city.
E-bike along one of Vancouver’s most iconic attractions and enjoy a compelling experience on this self-guided sunset tour of the Stanley Park Seawall. Navigate with ease using the included GPS units and stop frequently for photo ops as you explore the park’s wild beauty at your leisure. Indulge in complimentary wine and cheese at Second Beach as the sun dips behind the horizon.
Venture out of metro Vancouver to explore the wineries of the Fraser Valley. This tour takes you to four local wineries, allowing you a taste of what each has to offer, and delivers you safely back to central Vancouver. In addition to the wine sampling, enjoy a tour of the wine-making process, a delicious lunch, and some yummy amuse-bouches along the way.
Explore the Granville Island Public Market, a top Vancouver attraction, with an off-duty chef on this 2-hour food walking tour. With your in-the-know guide, make your way through the vibrant stalls and sample homemade culinary delights, such as maple-cured salmon, ciabatta bread, artisanal chocolates, Canadian cheeses and just-made doughnuts. Sip a delicious chai tea latte and get to know Granville Island’s craft beer scene, art galleries and specialty restaurants. Bring your appetite!
Enjoy a taste of Vancouver’s hip craft brewery scene at three highly rated breweries. You’ll sample a nice variety of locally crafted brews while someone else does all the driving. Meet downtown at the Waterfront Station for a small group tour that includes VIP tours at each of the breweries, plus priority seating to get you to the beer quicker!
Spend a morning in Vancouver’s Chinatown with an off-duty chef on this food and cultural walking tour. With the help of your expert, taste delicious barbecued crispy duck and other savory delights, as you learn about Chinatown’s historical landmarks and local cuisine. Drink tea, enter cookware and herbal medicine shops, and visit the tranquil Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. A dim sum lunch is included in this small-group tour limited to 10 people.
Spend a Saturday afternoon discovering the culinary scene of North Vancouver’s Lower Lonsdale district, also known as LoLo. During the 2.5-hour walking tour, an in-the-know guide takes you from Lonsdale Quay through the Lonsdale Quay Market. Savor eight tastings, including brie-and-pear pizza, turkey meat loaf, and candied salmon. Two alcoholic beverages are included. Along the way, gain insight into the area’s shipbuilding industry.
Give your Vancouver trip a twist with a 2-hour walking tour of the vibrant Granville Island Public Market. Head to the island and get ready to learn about Vancouver’s eclectic food culture, browse diverse products and meet local artisans and vendors. In a small group, taste regional foods from fine cheeses and meats to local wine and fresh baked goods. Get a dose of culinary education as you explore, sample and get insider tips on the area's best eateries from your expert guide.
Discover the beauty and culture of Vancouver on a small-group bike tour—great for riders of all levels. Accompany your guide on a leisurely ride along dedicated bike routes. Explore the city’s natural wonders like Stanley Park's rain forest and historic neighborhoods like Gastown and Chinatown. Cruise along the seawalls for gorgeous views of the North Shore Mountains, False Creek and more.
See Canada’s Rocky Mountains on a four-day tour. Starting in Vancouver, you’ll visit some of the top sights in the Rockies, including the Alberta mountain towns of Banff and Jasper, the Columbia Icefields, and gorgeous natural lakes and landmarks. Spend your traveling time playing games with your host, or choose to quietly take in the majesty of the mountains through the window of the coach.
Leave the car keys at home and embark on this 4-hour brewery tour in Vancouver. Enjoy easy transport to three different places, where you’ll learn about the brewing process from grain to glass. Sample frothy goodness at each stop, with a full dinner at the last venue to round out the experience. Take home a souvenir beer glass after this behind-the-scenes look into some of Vancouver’s craft breweries.
Explore Vancouver’s diverse cuisine and culinary heritage on this 2.5-hour walking food tour of Vancouver. Follow your guide from Fratelli’s Italian Bakery into the bustling heart of Vancouver’s bustling Italian district, 'The Drive'. As you explore the streets, hear colorful tales and folklore from the area’s checkered past and gain insight into the characters that helped shape the Little Italy of today. Discover secret sites off the tourist trail, and sample authentic Italian dishes like Neapolitan pizza and Italian sausage in nine of Little Italy’s most popular cafes and restaurants.
Vancouver food is a highlight of exploring the city, but finding the best neighborhood flavors requires a local connection. Discover Vancouver's diverse cuisine on a walking tour of downtown and Gastown that includes stops to taste sushi, poutine, ice cream, a ‘secret dish,’ and more. It turns a meal into an adventure, and it's paired with tales of Vancouver culture and history.
Much more than a meal, this activity explores the customs and history that will make all of your future Dim Sum Adventures more enjoyable.
The 'Introduction to Dim Sum' booklet provides descriptions and traditional Chinese characters for over 50 menu items. Every listing includes an up-to-date pronunciation guide as well as a more traditional 'restaurant menu' romanisation. Together, these ensure you can find the items you most enjoy whether you are in Vancouver, Hong Kong or New York City.
This tour takes you down the main strip of Gastown, where you will be able to eat delicious foods that can only be found in Vancouver and Canada, all while feeling as if you are walking through a small town in Europe. Our food tour is specifically designed to hit your taste buds in all the right places as we make our way through the town from place to place. On our Secret Food Tour in Vancouver, you will get to try many dishes that locals have come to love. They are made with fresh and local ingredients and are restaurants that you will find in no other city. We have created a relationship with these local companies which ensures top notch service.
As a private tour, everything works around you! Our start times are much more easy going, dates can open up. It's a much more intimate and cozy experience. No need to shout over other tourists, you will have every question answered, and leave feeling like a native yourself!
Whether you’re a Vancouver local or newcomer to the city, you will learn something new on this Art Deco and Chocolate Tasting tour of the city. Walk through the downtown core, discovering impressive Art Deco buildings. Your guide shares remarkable tales of murder, fame, and mystery. Stop at two award-winning local chocolatiers and indulge in generous tastings. Explore Vancouver’s past, architecture, and amazing chocolate.
Get the inside track on Vancouver’s craft beer scene with this walking brewery tour. An in-the-know guide takes you around the city’s Brewery Creek neighborhood to three different stops. Whether you're a thirsty local or a curious visitor, you'll gain insight into the brewing process as you sample a generous variety of craft beers. So leave the keys at home and embark on a brewery journey you won't forget.
British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley is bursting with vineyards, orchards, outdoor activities, and charming small towns. The latter offer wine-tasting rooms, fantastic restaurants, vibrant arts scenes, and resorts that serve as jumping-off points for adventures around the area. It all combines to make for a deservedly popular year-round destination.
Granville Island's public market is a top Vancouver attraction but, rather than wandering around alone, you can get an in-depth experience with this chef-led food tour. Learn about the history of the site and stroll its stalls to sample many of the island's best wares—local salmon from a top fishmonger, artisanal cheese, and more. Finally, finish with oysters or fish, admiring stunning views of the city.
Immerse yourself in the cocktail and beer history of Vancouver with this 3-hour Gastown Pub Walk. With a guide in the lead, you'll skip the tourist traps and spend time in some of the city's best pubs and bars, some you probably wouldn't find if you were simply exploring on your own. Visit three craft beer pubs to enjoy VIP seating, a lesson on brewing, an appetizer, and beer tastings.
Ready to explore BC’s thriving wine industry on a full-day tour with Wine Lovers Tours? Sure, you could venture out on your own, but then you wouldn’t have the expertise of our knowledgeable tour guide (with years of experience in the industry!). We know the best places to take you, journeying off the beaten track to explore lesser-known gems and showstoppers alike.
You’d be wrong if you thought British Columbia’s stunning landscape was all that the region has to offer - boasting a variety of award-winning vineyards, we are a goldmine for wine connoisseurs and newbies alike. In 2017 alone, BC won over 2,000 medals in national and international wine competitions! With a focus on world-class wine, local food, and good company, you couldn’t be in better hands.
Taste the best of Vancouver’s microbrews on a 3-hour tour of the city’s craft breweries with a local, ‘Beer Geek’ guide. Join a small group of fellow beer lovers for a route that takes in Parallel 49, Bomber and Off The Rail, with samples and snacks at each location and a behind-the-scenes tour of the brewing process. See the city from a comfortable bus so you can drink worry-free. Get an insider’s perspective on the brewing scene and tips on the best places to eat and drink in the city.