• Location: Vancouver, Canada
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
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Take advantage of your stopover in Vancouver with a half-day city sightseeing tour! By coach, your local guide will escort you to top attractions such as Gastown, Robson Street, Granville Island and Chinatown. Wind through the verdant trails of Stanley Park, see First Nations totem poles at Brockton Point, and head to the top of the Vancouver Lookout for panoramic views of the city and its mountainous backdrop. Then head to meet your ship!


  • Discover the best of Vancouver in four hours!
  • Receive free transportation to your port and free luggage transfer
  • Explore famous Gastown, Chinatown, Robson Street and Canada Place
  • Stop at Stanley Park to see the historic totem poles and get a bird's-eye view of Burrard Inlet from Prospect Point
  • Take in the views of English Bay and Vancouver Harbor
  • Wander around Granville Island, and visit artists' studios and sample delicious culinary delights at Granville Island Public Market

What You Can Expect

Vancouver Shore Excursion: Pre-Cruise City Tour with Port Drop Off

Vancouver City Skyline

Your 4-hour city tour begins with morning pickup at your central Vancouver hotel or Canada Place Cruise Terminal. Climb aboard the coach for a guided trip, beginning with historic Gastown. Cruise down cobbled streets and take in the atmosphetic 19th-century architecture on your way to Chinatown, boasting the largest Chinese population outside of China!

Continue to Robson Street, where bustling eateries mingle with upscale retailers and independent boutiques, and to Canada Place. From your comfortable vantage point, admire the flying white sails dotting the harbor before leaving the urban center for Stanley Park, a 1,000-acre (405-hectare) oasis of 500,000 cedar, fir and hemlock trees. Take in gorgeous views of the North Shore Mountains, Lions Gate Bridge and Burrard Inlet, and marvel at First Nations totem poles in Brockton Point. 

After your park tour, skip across the water to Granville Island, where you’ll have time to explore the colorful Public Market. Browse eclectic stalls selling art, handmade goods, coffee and a range of delectable foods – a great place to buy lunch!

End your tour at the Vancouver Lookout atop Harbour Center. Take the high-speed elevator straight to the observation deck — more than 550 feet (169 meters) up! — and quietly soak up the grandeur of the Vancouver and British Columbia.

Your tour ends with drop-off at the Vancouver Cruise Terminal in the afternoon.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return back to the ship in Vancouver for this activity. If your ship is delayed and you are unable attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

Please note: You must include hotel information at checkout and call tour operator ahead to confirm. Your luggage will be transported with you, so no need to store it prior to the tour.

Customer Reviews

Sheryl M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Was a great idea and would recommend.

PEter T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

I found that our tour guide knew what he was talking about, very informative and patience with some of our guests.
Would recommend it.

Maria D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Jason, our tour guide was excellent. Very informative. Great tour and our luggage was delivered to ship while we were touring. It gave us a great view of Vancouver in a short amount of time. Stanley park and Granville Island. Then, we were dropped off at cruise terminal.

Brad S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Nice tour to take before boarding the cruise ship. Our guide was friendly and had a lot of good information about Vancouver.

Rachel D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

We had 5 hours before we had to board our ship, this tour fit in perfectly. They were on time, picked us up at our hotel, and best part they took our luggage and at the end of the tour dropped us and our luggage off at our ship. I wasn't sure we could see everything described on the tour, but we did and I didn't feel rushed. Our driver was very pleasant and knowledgable.

Greg D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

The bus tour was a great way to see Vancouver. The stop at the park was so pretty. Great way to start the day!

Sandra S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

Alexis, our tour guide was wonderful. Loved Stanley park and time at the Market! Great beginning to a fabulous cruise!!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

We had a great time!

Dorothy P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

Jeff was very helpful and courteous. Brandon was knowledgeable, entertaining, and such a delight to have as a tour guide. I would book a tour with him again. Loved the tour and was so very grateful that he dropped us all 6 of us @ the cruise terminal. Thank you for a memorable day in Vancouver.

Lynette A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

Great tour for those meeting a cruise ship, you get picked up from your hotel, and you get 4 hours to view some of the beauty of Vancouver. Enough to make you want to come back and spend more time. The tour drops you off right at the cruise terminal. No hassles.

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