Queen Elizabeth Park: Our most recommended tours and activities

Vancouver: Guided Sunset Tour with Photo Stops

1. Vancouver: Guided Sunset Tour with Photo Stops

Explore Vancouver as the sky changes color and the sun goes down, seeing the city from two different perspectives. This 1.5-hour guided tour will take you to the most beautiful parts of the city in a coach with panoramic view windows. Begin your journey at Prospect Point in Stanley Park, taking in vistas of Burrard Inlet, Vancouver’s North Shore, and Lionsgate Bridge. Next, venture to the vibrant English Bay, where many linger to savor the final moments of sunlight. The pinnacle awaits at Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver's highest point, offering panoramic views of the park, the city, and the North Shore. Historic Gastown will be the last stop in your evening — this original settlement is now a National Historic Site. Cobble-stone streets, the original working steam clock, and local artisans will be there to greet you as you enter the area. End your tour here to continue exploring on your own, or continue a little further to end your tour in Canada Place.

Vancouver Highlights 4-Hour Private Tour

2. Vancouver Highlights 4-Hour Private Tour

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel, or from the port in Vancouver, and then start your private sightseeing tour of the city at Library Square. Admire the public library's original architecture, built in 1995 and a prominent feature of movies such as "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" and TV series, including "Battlestar Galactica." Then, stroll around historic Gastown and see Water Street, where fancy coffee shops mingle with restaurants and gift stores. Continue to Canada Place, location of the landmark Vancouver Convention Centre and Cruise Ship Terminal, where 5,000 tourists a day disembark from their Alaska cruises to spend the day in the city.  Continue to Stanley Park and experience the most visited natural park in British Columbia. Take a look at the iconic Totem Poles and get panoramic views from Prospect Point. Look over the Pacific Ocean, and at the mountains of North Shore, and see the commercial port and beautiful Lions Gate Bridge from the highest point in the park. Next, drive through a major shopping district and along Beach Avenue to English Bay to encounter the first beach in the city. En route to Granville Island, drive through the Olympic Village, where 2,400 athletes stayed during the Winter Olympics 2010. Reach Granville Island and stop to wander around the art studios, craft galleries and Granville Island Public Market, where you can find unique hand-made products and fine dining delights. Take a 15-minute walk through Queen Elizabeth Park to get panoramic views of the Vancouver skyline and North Shore mountains. See the stunning Bloedel Floral Conservatory, where around 500 species and varieties of plants from deep jungle to desert climates are kept in the glass dome. Explore Vancouver's Chinatown, established in 1885 and declared a National Historic Site of Canada in 2011. Today, it is the second largest Chinatown in North America after San Francisco and a hive of activity and popular tourist attraction. Then, get complimentary drop off at any hotel in downtown Vancouver or at the cruise terminal.

Vancouver: Highlights Private Sightseeing Tour

3. Vancouver: Highlights Private Sightseeing Tour

Seeing Vancouver in a small private group is a great option when you first arrive, to get to know the city. Small groups are the way to go. This personalized private, half day tour starts with a morning or afternoon pick-up at your hotel and features such highlights as: Stanley Park and the Lions Gate bridge with stops at displays of Native totem poles and view points. (Or anywhere else you like.) China Town - The second largest in North America, Chinatown is one of Vancouver's oldest neighborhoods and a fascinating place to explore. (You will think you are in the far east) Gas Town - Vancouver's earliest business district, lovingly restored with shops and galleries. Granville Island - Art and fashion Mecca. (Great place for coffee.) Entertainment and Business districts - Where the fashionable are seen.

Best Selling Vancouver city Highlight Private Tour

4. Best Selling Vancouver city Highlight Private Tour

Experience the best of Vancouver with our Best Selling Vancouver City Highlight Private Tour. This tour is designed to give you a comprehensive overview of the city's top attractions, from the natural beauty of Stanley Park to the bustling streets of downtown. With a knowledgeable local guide to show you around, you'll be able to explore all the must-see sights and hidden gems that make Vancouver such a special place. Our private tour is fully customizable, so you can tailor your itinerary to your interests and preferences. Whether you're interested in outdoor activities, history and culture, or culinary delights, we can create an itinerary that's perfect for you. Our guides are passionate about Vancouver and are always happy to provide insider tips and recommendations to help you make the most of your time in the city.

4-Hour Private Tour of Vancouver's Gardens

5. 4-Hour Private Tour of Vancouver's Gardens

Start this private morning or afternoon tour with pick-up at your hotel. Make your first stop at the beautiful Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Vancouver's China Town. The Chinese have a totally different perspective on what a garden should be and must be seen to be understood. Take a little walk around Chinatown to see novelties like the "World's Narrowest Building" and Chinese spice and medicine shops. Next, leave the downtown area and travel to the highest point in the city, the spectacular Queen Elisabeth Park. Admire the sunken gardens and sweeping panoramic views of Vancouver, the mountains, and the sea. Originally a rock quarry for the early development of downtown, it is now a spectacular garden and viewpoint. Finally, enjoy the breathtaking Van Dusen Botanical Garden and amazing array of what nature has to offer. This mature 22-hectare (55-acre) garden features displays of plants in picturesque landscape settings. Specific garden areas are planted to illustrate botanical relationships, such as the Rhododendron Walk, or geographical origins, as in Sino Himalayan Garden. These areas are set amidst rolling lawns, tranquil lakes and dramatic rockwork with vistas of the mountains and Vancouver cityscape. If you wish, take advantage of the wonderful restaurant at Van Dusen Botanical Garden for dinner (not included in tour fees). After this, return you to your hotel.

Vancouver Marvels: Private Day Tour Exploring 25 Attractions

6. Vancouver Marvels: Private Day Tour Exploring 25 Attractions

Embark on an extraordinary adventure with GlobalDuniya's Private Vancouver Marvels: Embark on a Private Day Tour Exploring 25 as you delve into the vibrant culture, breathtaking natural beauty, and rich history of this captivating city. From Stanley Park's lush gardens to the enchanting totem poles, from indulging in local delicacies at Granville Island to wandering through the charming streets of historic Gastown, this tour offers an all-encompassing experience. Our knowledgeable guides will provide insightful commentary and ensure a personalized journey as you soak in panoramic views at Queen Elizabeth Park and explore the modern charm of Yaletown. Uncover the very best of Vancouver in one unforgettable day with GlobalDuniya.

Vancouver: City Highlights Private Tour

7. Vancouver: City Highlights Private Tour

Enjoy a complimentary pick up at your hotel or cruise terminal in a luxurious Mercedes Benz Sprinter van. You will visit places of interest in Vancouver, the best the city has to offer, including Stanley Park, the largest and most beautiful urban park in North America, the Totem Poles, and Prospect Point. At English Bay, you will see stunning views of the ocean and its surrounding beach area. Next stop, Granville Island. Explore old workshops, mills, warehouses, all transformed into unique gift shops, restaurants, a brewery, a market place, and see street performers. At Queen Elizabeth Park, view Vancouver at 152 metres above sea level, the highest point in Vancouver, with spectacular views of the park, city, and mountains. Then proceed to Chinatown to explore Shanghai Alley, the Sam Kee Building, and the Chinese Garden. Finally, visit Gastown, and learn the early history of Vancouver, take photos of the Steam Clock and Gassy Jack.

Vancouver: Full-Day City Tour and Wine Tasting

8. Vancouver: Full-Day City Tour and Wine Tasting

From your hotel, start your full-day tour through the heart of Vancouver. See sites such as Stanley Park with its Native Totem Poles and the viewpoint overlooking the iconic Lions Gate Bridge. Enjoy plenty of time to walk around and for additional stop requests. Next, head to Granville Island. Famous for its art, it features many galleries, theaters, street performers and a public market. Continue by traveling through newly redeveloped Yaletown, Chinatown and Gastown, Vancouver's restored and oldest business district. Hear some suggestions from your guide for a lunch spot before taking in the view of the city from Queen Elizabeth Park's viewpoint. From there, head into the wine growing region outside the city. Travel in style to 4 of Vancouver's best small batch wineries just outside the city. Spend a fun and relaxing afternoon wine tasting.  Visit: -Lulu Island Winery -Canadian Flower Winery -Country Vines -Sanduz Estate Winery All tasting fees are included as well as the services of a dedicated guide and Classic Cadillac Touring Limousine. Considering the tough new drinking and driving laws in this province this is an ideal way to enjoy a day of wine tasting without concern. Leave the bus crowd behind and enjoy a personalized commentary and travel at your own pace. At the end of the day we will see you safe to your hotel.

Vancouver: Private Full-Day City and Gardens Tour

9. Vancouver: Private Full-Day City and Gardens Tour

Discover Vancouver's must-see sights in style on this fantastic round-trip tour. After being picked up by your local guide from your hotel, you will set off to explore everything Vancouver has to offer, from the totems of Stanley Park to stunning panoramic views of the city from Queen Elizabeth Park, with its beautiful sunken gardens.  Ask your guide for recommendations about the best restaurants in town. After a delicious lunch, take a turn around the spectacular Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Vancouver's Chinatown. Enjoy a gentle stroll around Chinatown and see the world's narrowest building, or visit Chinese spice and medicine shops.  Your final stop of the day will be at the Van Dusen Botanical Garden, with its amazing variety of plants in picturesque landscape settings. Walk through different zones to learn more about plants from different geographical origins, such as in Sino Himalayan Garden. If you're looking to experience Vancouver at your own pace, then this is an unmissable opportunity.

Vancouver Christmas Light Tour private

10. Vancouver Christmas Light Tour private

Vancouver is the place to be for any season day or night. A certain American city may “never sleep,” but Vancouver never even takes a nap! Vancouver Christmas Lights is a 2-hour private tour with your own personal chauffeur that takes you around in our luxury vehicle to see spectacular light displays. A smart way to spend an evening and see the beautiful light displays in our beautiful city. We pickup from all hotels in burnaby, richmond, surrey and vancouver

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Evening bus tour of the city of Vancouver was pleasant and well narrated. We took a similar tour during the day and enjoyed the Erving tour more.

Enlightening and entertaining tour of key landmarks in Vancouver. Both the guide and driver were funny and knowledgeable. Great time!

Our guide was knowledgeable AND personable! She knew the gardens well and it was wonderful sharing them with her!

On time, informed, flexible to our needs, nice pace, professional driver and guide. Great excursion.

Great tour. I love that our guide grew up in the area and added her personal memories of places.