Quirky Shops and Cafes on Granville Island

Tour Number

Activity Level



Local Experience, Food and Wine, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 8



English (fluent), French (fluent)

visit the Public Market, Artist Studios and Granville Island Brewery as well as other options with a Private guide

Granville Island is a vibrant, artistic, local, urban oasis providing endless opportunity to explore and experience Vancouver's art, culture and culinary delights! We will visit the Public Market, working artist studios, quirky shops and Canada's first microbrewery for an overview of this fun destination for visitors and locals alike.

This tour will show you quirky shops and cafes as well as spots of interest, providing you with history, interesting facts and information about how it has become such a hotspot in Vancouver.


Public Market - save your appetite to taste local fare throughout!

Depending on your interests a combo of any or all of the following:

Kids Market
Marine Market
Granville Island Brewery
Artist Studios
Quirky Shops
Artisan Distillery
Emily Carr University of Art & Desing
Off the beaten track view points

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: To be arranged: we can meet at your downtown hotel, or a landmark on Granville Island.

End location: The Granville Island Public Market with directions to your next stop.

Duration: 3 hours


Walking tour.
Suggest public transit or Aquabus to reach Granville Island entrance meeting spot.

What’s Included

Guided tour and general information about Vancouver.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 CAD - This is the place to buy unique gifts in Vancouver!
Trying local food and beverage here is also highly recommended.
It depends on personal preference and if you are buying souvenirs but I recommend budgeting at least $20 to enjoy the food experience even if to take it will you.

What’s Extra

Any spending money for shopping and/or food and beverage purchases.

Contact this Guide

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Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/granville-islandcustomizedprivatetour

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