Vancouver Free Walking TourToonie Tours
When it comes to exploring a new city, there's no better way to immerse yourself in its culture, history, and hidden treasures than by taking a free walking tour.
In Vancouver, the Vancouver Free Walking Tour offers an incredible opportunity to discover the city through the eyes of a local guide. This 3-hour adventure takes you through the most exciting and historic areas of Vancouver, sharing local legends, notable establishments, and invaluable recommendations along the way.
Unveiling Vancouver's Rich History
Your journey begins at the heart of Vancouver, near Canada Place, with breathtaking views of the city's iconic mountains rising above the pristine waters of Vancouver Harbor. As you embark on this guided tour, your local guide will make Vancouver's rich history come alive, taking you past iconic and Instagram-worthy sites perfect for your social media feed.
From the city's origins as a First Nation fishing village to its transformation into a wild west gold-rush settlement, you'll gain insights into Vancouver's impressive evolution. Discover how Canada emerged from a resource-rich settlement to become a nation among nations, all while exploring historic landmarks and neighborhoods.
Exploring the Vibrant City and Its Natural Beauty
Vancouver is a city that beautifully contrasts vibrant urban life with magnificent Canadian landscapes. During the tour, you'll not only learn about the city but also receive recommendations for food, entertainment, day-trips, nightlife, and nature adventures. Your local guide will share valuable tips on how to make the most of your visit to Vancouver and Canada.
Free Tours in a Nutshell
One unique aspect of the Vancouver Free Walking Tour is that it's a tips-based experience. This means you have the freedom to determine the price of the tour based on your experience and budget, allowing you to enjoy one of the greatest values Canadians cherish: freedom.
- Local English-speaking guide
- Passionately researched local history
- Recommendations for the best food, entertainment and nightlife
- Introductions & discounts on must-do experiences
What Should YOU Bring?
- Cash or credit card to tip your guide ($25/person tells your guide you had an excellent experience)
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Water bottle
- Secured camera
- Appropriate clothing/umbrella for the always-changing weather
- Your sense of humor!