Arts, Crafts, Music, and the "Stock Market"
Granville Island is one of the true gems within Vancouver. Make this your one stop Private Tour if you have limited time. Featuring a unique and beautiful produce market, world-class artisans and live entertainment throughout the site, you will get a compressed sense of the very best of Vancouver.
For the food-lover: There is no shortage of fresh foods, variety of ready-made meals, baked goods, beautifully prepared sweets and flavors from around the world.
For the sight-seer: Stroll the boardwalk and see Vancouver's False Creek, its Bridges and the finest urban redevelopment area in North America.
For the culture-buff: At any time during the week, street performers, artists and theater talent can be found displaying their wares and surprising visitors with their creativity.
For the gift-seeker: Souvenirs are readily available but if you're looking for that perfect something-special, there's no place in the city like Granville Island.
You'll make discoveries that you didn't think were possible!
Pick up at your hotel.
Drive to Granville Island.
Brief orientation of general area.
Walk to specific areas within Granville Island.
Establish meeting point.
Up to 1 hour free time for meal or shopping.
Rendezvous with guide and final loop around area.
Drive to drop off location.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Please provide your Vancouver area meeting location.
End location: Please provide your Vancouver area drop off point.
Duration: 3 hours
During most of the year, the Market and main stores are open during the day only.
Car or mini-van
Guide services and automobile transportation (unless public transport or waterboat is preferred) to and from Granville Island.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 CDN - For meals and/or snacks (plenty of choice)
Have more cash or credit on hand for gift buying (very high end art and souvenir selections available)
There are plenty of shops, services, food and art goods to browse and explore. Please budget money for personal purchases.
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We had a great time on this tour of Granville Island with Winston. A lifelong resident, he has a great personality and knows Vancouver and Granville Island well, and enjoys talking about both, which made the tour very interesting.