Vancouver's Granville Island - The main spot to see on your Shore Excursion Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Food and Wine, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 7



English (fluent)

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

What’s Included

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)

What’s Extra

There are plenty of shops, services, food and art goods to browse and explore. Please budget money for personal purchases.

A Recent Review of this tour

Winston was engaging, knowledgeable, and accommodating. Despite the cold and rainy weather he made our tour of Granville Island extremely enjoyable.He answered all of our questions and showed us some "off the beaten path" treasures. I highly recommend that when in Vancouver you employ his services as it is time and money well spent!
Anneliese McKenna

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