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Gastown Walking Food Tour

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.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$71.35
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Gastronomic Gastown Walking Tour

Get to know Vancouver’s famed food scene on a 3-hour walking and food tour of historic Gastown. Admire the architecture as you stroll through the cobbled streets with a small group. Learn about the neighborhoods storied past from your informative guide and sample Canadian classics such as tempura bacon scotch eggs, pork belly crackling, and British Columbia wine.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Vancouver City Tour with Vancouver Lookout Admission

Soak up the city scenery on a half-day coach tour of seaport Vancouver! Your expert guide will escort you to key attractions such as Canada Place, Robson Street, Granville Island, Chinatown and Gastown. Travel through the winding canopies of Stanley Park, check out epic totem poles at Brockton Point and head to the top of the Vancouver Lookout for panoramic views of the city and its stunning natural backdrop. 
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Victoria Guided Food and History Tour

Explore Victoria's history and culinary scene on this walking tour of the British Columbian city. Follow a guide to highlights such as the Parliament Buildings, the Inner Harbor Causeway, Trounce Alley, Bastion and Market squares, Fan Tan Alley, the Harmonious Gates of Interest, and the Victoria Public Market. Along the way, stop for between six and eight food tastings of craft beer, chocolate, tea, tapas, cheese, bread, olive oil, and other local products.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$48.10
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Vancouver Highlights Private Tour

Tailor your time in Vancouver to focus on what interests you with this private, full-day, totally customizable tour that merges sightseeing with comfort and luxury. Get picked up at your hotel or cruise ship and relax as you see the city’s natural beauty and parks along the North Shore or marvel at post-impressionist paintings at an art gallery. Visit trendy neighborhoods, restaurants, markets, and breweries.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$76.35
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The Vancouver Art Deco & Chocolate Tasting Tour

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.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Vancouver Private Walking Tour of Downtown Chinatown and Gastown

Mobsters! Opium! Booze! Delve into Vancouver's scandalous history during Prohibition on this private walking tour of Gastown and Chinatown. Visit the city's well-known heritage buildings, including the Dominion Building and the Sun Tower. Stroll along the cobblestone streets of Maple Tree Square, and see Chinatown’s back streets once lined with opium dens and beer parlors. From stories of mob bosses to rum-runners, enjoy historical and entertaining anecdotes from your personalized guide. This tour, priced per group, accommodates up to nine people.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Modern Chinatown Food & City Tour

Get a history lesson mixed with food as you wander around downtown Victoria on this walking tour. Explore four historic areas of the city, which started out as a fur trading outpost, as you taste the local cuisine. Plus, Victoria boasts one of the oldest Chinatown sections in North America. The tour covers some of the oldest parts of the city, including the Victoria Public Market, Chinatown (and Fan Tan Alley), Market Square, and Bastion Square.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$56.10
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Talking Trees - Indigenous Walking Tour

Enjoy a firsthand perspective of First Nations’ history and culture on this walking tour in Vancouver’s Stanley Park. Led by a First Nations descendant and cultural ambassador, the tour provides insight into how aboriginal people have lived and managed the land, the forest, and oceans for countless generations. A little more than one mile (two km) long, this walk is a great educational activity for families and history buffs.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Little Italy Walking Food Tour

Explore Vancouver’s diverse cuisine and culinary heritage on this 2.5-hour Little Italy walking food tour in Vancouver. Follow your guide from Fratelli’s Italian Bakery into the bustling heart of Vancouver’s Little Italy district. 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.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Historical Chinatown Walking Tour

Delve into the colorful past of Canada’s oldest Chinatown, in Victoria, British Columbia. This guided walking tour will lead you through the streets and storied allies of the historic neighborhood, as your historian/guide tells you the fascinating, sometimes tragic tales of the people who helped build the city and shape Canada as well as modern China.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Victoria Day Tour from Vancouver

A visit to Vancouver is not complete without a trip to Victoria, the capital of British Columbia. This 14-hour combo tour first takes you through the Gulf Islands aboard a BC Ferry and then back on land on a coastal drive through James Bay, the Trans Canada Highway and Fisherman’s Wharf. Wind through downtown Victoria aboard a comfy coach and admire top landmarks including the historic Empress Hotel, the Parliament buildings and the Inner Harbour. The tour includes free time in Victoria before you’re transported back to Vancouver.
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Duration: 14 hours
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Fraser Valley Private Wine Tour and Bistro Lunch

Sample some of the finest wines of the Fraser Valley on this private 6-hour tour from Vancouver. Get to know the award-winning ice wines of the Lulu Island Winery; the region’s oldest winery, Domaine De Chaberton Estates; and the berry wines of Krause Berry Farms. With wine tastings, a bistro lunch, and homemade pie or ice cream included, this tour is the perfect way to spend time with just your family and friends. Enjoy round-trip chauffeur-style hotel transport.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Historical Victoria Walking Tour

Explore quaint Victoria on this guided walking tour with a local historian. Along the way, take in picturesque views of the city’s Inner Harbour and wander the streets, alleyways, and town squares of Old Town, Bastion Square, and Chinatown, while learning about Victoria's history. Plus, hear about its past scandals like opium smuggling.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Eat Like a Canadian Food & Sightseeing Tour

Surrounded by rich coastal waters and fertile soils, Victoria is a foodie’s dream destination—with traditional Canadian dishes and speciality treats the locals love. On this tour, delve into Victoria’s culinary scene and visit top food stops including the Fairmont Empress hotel, Fisherman's Wharf, Government Street, and the Inner Harbour. With your guide shining a light on the city’s history and culture, sample diverse treats such as cocktails, pastries, seafood, and more.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Vancouver City Explorer Tour

Enjoy the best of Vancouver with a Local Guide. This tour is perfect for guests who wants to experience the highlights of Vancouver, the best the city has to offer, exploring Vancouver in luxury and comfort. There will be stops along the route, to explore and to take photographs (photo ops). You will visit, experience, and enjoy beautiful parks, scenic mountain views, gorgeous waterfronts, a cultural hub, and historic neighbourhoods dating back to the 1850s.It is accompanied by live commentaries in English on board.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Snowshoeing Tour to Marble Canyon

Immerse yourself in Canada's stunning winter landscape on a 4-hour snowshoe tour from Banff to Kootenay National Park. Follow your guide through Marble Canyon and keep your eyes peeled for moose and wolf tracks. The 2-mile (3km) route is along mostly flat terrain and perfect for first time snowshoers. You also enjoy a hot chocolate break with the opportunity to make your own maple taffy in the snow.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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The Really Gay History Tour

Immerse yourself in the history and culture of Vancouver's LGBTQ2+ community on this half-day walking tour. Follow a guide on a curated itinerary designed to show the history of the movement in the Canadian city, with stops at Granville Street, the Imperial Court coronations site, locations of police raids and bookstore bombings. On the way from downtown to the historic gay neighborhood of Davie Street, you'll have plenty of time to ask questions and snap photos.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Spoken Treasures - Indigenous Walking Tour

Anyone interested in the indigenous history of Stanley Park and Vancouver will find this walking tour informative. A First Nations guide acts as a cultural ambassador while sharing stories and historical accounts about the area’s indigenous communities. Walk with a small group of up to 10 people along the seawall and learn the symbolism behind the Stanley Park totem poles, carved by indigenous artists along the Pacific Northwest coast.
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Steveston Magical Mystery Storybrooke Explorer Private Tour

This tour will take you to historic Steveston, a fishing village by the coast of the Straits of Georgia. You start the tour with a walk of Hollywood's Storybrooke film locations, including the shops, museums, cannery in the village, and enjoy a scenic drive along the Fraser River dyke. Treat yourself to some of the best and freshest seafood in Metro Vancouver. You will visit the Storybrooke film locations in the village, including the Storybrooke Post Office, Granny's Diner, Storybrooke Cannery, Standard Clocks, Storybrooke Bread Country, and Storybrooke Fish & Chips. Explore other quaint shops, bakeries, and museums including Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site and London Heritage Farm
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Special Group Full Day Private Wine Tours For Up To 12 People 3 Tour Options

Group booking: Last stop of the tour, we will enjoy a Beer, Nachos & Dips on us. To say thank you.Our promotion, Group special rates November to July 31 is designed so everyone can experience the valley at a discount price. - Our buses are roomy so your not cramped L-bow to L-bow enjoy our 19 passenger buses - Our transit Vans are for smaller groups our 15 passenger bus is more comfortable for all if their 12 passengers or less. - Our Taxi size vehicles hold up to 6 guests. I prefer 5 guests.
  • Duration: 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$1,219.24
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Beautiful Butchart Gardens and City Highlight

Most of our tours have a driver and a guide so you get a lot of one-on-one attention. We have set tours but we can create a tour just for your own personal interests.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$420.00
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2 Hour Gastown & Chinatown Walking Tour

Our guides love Vancouver, and Gastown is one of our favourite neighbourhoods. Historic and beautiful, this area is a must-see whilst in Vancouver. Find out how Vancouver began, some of our darker historical moments, and how the neighbourhood is helping shape the future of Vancouver.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$175.60
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Walk Victoria Tours

This city tour follows the story of Victoria's rich history from the early settlers to present day. From the people who built the city to the ghosts that haunt it! The tours are kept smaller in size (max 8) to ensure a personalized guest experience. This allows for more stories to be shared and more questions to be answered.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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