LocationVancouver, British Columbia time.png Duration1 hour 30 minutes adult.png 37.80 View price
Tour Inclusions
  • Expert guidance

Gastown Walking Tour

Our very mysterious walking tour begins at 356 water street, right at the very entrance to historic Gastown, where water and Cordova Streets intersect. This location is easily accessible through google maps and it sets the stage for your historical adventure.

The locations we will be covering in this tour are as follows

1. Cambie Bar and Grill:

We begin our journey by going back in time as we look at the Vancouver's institution which is now a lively bar and grill. Cambie Bar and Grill is a lovely bar that has a lot of history stored at the time of the gold rush. Your guide will help you contemplate how it transformed so much from a dusty gold rush watering hole to a modern social hub.

2. The Dominion Building:

You will be learning about the Dominion Building which stood as the tallest skyscraper in Vancouver in 1910. It basically emphasises on the city's growth. You will be understanding the significance of this talk tower and learn about what role it played in Vancouver's architectural history.

3. Woodward's 43:

The historic Woodwards building in gas town showcases the role it has played continuously contributing towards the Gastown's over all development.

4. Gastown:

We move towards the cobblestone streets of Gastown and uncover stories about Gastown Steam Clock. Your guide will provide you with information on districts origin and its transformation over the years that bought revolutionary changes.

5. Water street:

Here you will be discovering stories about the prohibition commissioner, Walter Findlay. He is the one that played the key role in enforcing prohibition laws.

6. Hotel Europe:

Dig deep into the history of this iconic building. You will be noticing the bright contrast between the buildings historical significance and its modern day use.

Wrapping up in style: Maple Tree Square

After covering our very informative locations we will end our tour right at Maple tree square which is in the heart of Gastown. This has transformed so much since the years as now it is well known for Vancouver restaurants and bars. If you wish to return the start point from here then it is just a two minute walk and your guide can provide you with a map and directions to the same route if needed.

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Tour Itinerary

  • 1.

    Cambie Bar & Grill

    Once a bustling local pub, guesthouse and restaurant, it's now a Vancouver institution. The Cambie's origins can be traced back to the Gold Rush!

    Vancouver, Canada 10 Minutes
  • 2.

    The Dominion Building

    Find out about the city's tallest structure in 1910!

    Vancouver, Canada 2 Minutes
  • 3.

    Woodward's 43

    Find out more about the Gastown Historic Woodward building. What function it served the city for the previous 100 years.

    Vancouver, Canada 10 Minutes
  • 4.


    The journey concludes on the cobblestone streets of Vancouver's historic Gastown.

    Vancouver, Canada 30 minutes
  • 5.

    Water Street

    Discover Gastown's main street and its Prohibition Commissioner, Walter Findlay.

    Vancouver, Canada 10 Minutes
  • 6.

    Hotel Europe

    Located in the heart of Gastown's historic Maple Tree Square, this site was formerly home to a nearby beer parlour.

    Vancouver, Canada 10 Minutes

Pickup Information

Your pick-up location and time will be mentioned in your booking confirmation email

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • For a complete refund, you may cancel up to 24 hours before the experience.
  • You must cancel at least 24 hours prior to the commencement of the activity in order to get a complete refund.
  • You will not receive your money back if you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience begins.
  • The local time of the experience determines the cutoff times.
  • Less than 24 hours before to the experience's start time, modifications won't be permitted.

Other Information

  • Upon reservation, a confirmation will be sent.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children need to have an adult accompany them.
  • Pushchair available
  • Permitting service animals
  • In close proximity to public transportation
  • Wheelchair accessibility is provided by transit
  • Wheelchair-accessible surfaces
  • A moderate level of physical fitness is required of travellers.
  • Works in any weather; please wear suitable clothing.
  • Kindly arrive ten minutes or more prior to the planned start time.
  • There can be no more than 20 participants on this tour or activity.

Tour Exclusions

  • Gratification
  • Pickup and drop off at hotels