TOURS & ACTIVITIES IN VANCOUVER – BRITISH COLUMBIA
FREE WALKING TOURS IN VANCOUVER
A FREE WALKING TOUR IS THE BEST WAY TO DISCOVER A CITY!
An introductory tour including many of the city’s highlights provides the lay-of-the-land overview of some of the most important neighborhoods and landmarks in the city.
It allows customers from all different walks of life to enjoy a 5-star tour that fits any budget.
PRIVATE & PREMIER TOURS & ACTIVITIES IN VANCOUVER
Vancouver is a natural beauty; surrounded by mountains, oceans, and forests.
Vancouver is a natural beauty; surrounded by mountains, oceans, and forests. Our experience has been that Vancouver is best discovered with an expert local guide on a walking or biking tour.
Vancouver is an international city, showcasing food and culture from around the world. Our tours are all about connecting you to the city and everything it has to offer. If you are searching for local recommendations and tips, our tours are for you.
ABOUT TOONIE TOURS IN VANCOUVER
Toonie Tours is Canada’s largest Free Walking Tour network.
We welcome and connect our customers to Canada through high-quality tours & experiences with passionate and personable freelance guides. Founded in 2018 by three Canadian patriots, Toonie Tours is focused on inspiring the world through our down-to-earth, authentic, always-entertaining tours & experiences. We look forward to meeting you and, as always, exploring with good company.
Our tours take you through Vancouver’s most popular neighborhoods, like Gastown, Waterfront and Downtown on our Free Walking Tour of Vancouver; and Stanley Park on our Stanley Park Bike Tour. We also share pieces of the less travelled area’s of the city, like Mount Pleasant’s back-alleys on our Street Art Walking Tours.
VANCOUVER CITY GUIDE
As tour guides we love to share Vancouver with the world. Below are a few lists to help you find the best things to do, great stays, delicious eats, and epic shopping. All in Vancouver, British Columbia.
THINGS TO DO IN VANCOUVER
What To do in Vancouver? This.
As Canada’s largest west coast metropolis there are some incredible things to do. With that said, here is a relatively short list of our favourite free things to do in Vancouver
- Relax for an afternoon on Kitsilano Beach
- Take a stroll through Gastown
- Ride The Vancouver Seabus ($3.10) to North Vancouver
- Try for your longest distance around Vancouver’s Seawall
- Taste test through Granville Island
- Hike the Grouse Grind
We understand that this isn’t a very descriptive list, but we wanted to keep this to the point. If you want to take a deeper dive into Vancouver, check out our blog and consider subscribing. We plan to come out with new content weekly where we will have plenty of room to elaborate on all of our local advice.
THE BEST ACCOMODATIONS IN VANCOUVER
Where to stay in Vancouver? Here.
From budget backpackers to royal traveler Vancouver has a room for you to rest your head. Here is a short list of our top stays in the Vancouver area for any type of sightseer.
- Samesun Vancouver
- Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
- Skwachàys Lodge Indigenous Hotel
- Victorian Hotel
- Shangri-La Vancouver
Enjoy your stay, and your time as a Vancouverite.
THE BEST PLACES TO EAT IN VANCOUVER
Where to Eat in Vancouver? MMM.
Vancouver is filled with international cuisine that is simply to live for. While there is nowhere near enough space to list all favourites, so here’s where to go.
- Yaletown; Mainland St. & Hamilto St.
- Lonsdale Quay Market
- Granville Island
- Coal Harbour
- Commercial Drive
- South Main
- Hastings & Nanaimo St.
We know you were probably looking for specific restaurants, but in these areas, it’s hard to choose wrong. Make your way, and from there, you decide!
THE GREATEST BARS IN IN VANCOUVER
I don’t know if it’s the alcohol talking, but if not, it’s certainly the beer hearing. Here’s a list of our favorite places for a night out in Vancouver.
- Guilt & Co
- Johnnie Fox’s Irish Pub
- Royal Canadian Legion Branch 176 – A.K.A Billy Bishop Legion
- The Roxy Cabaret
- Alibi Room
- The Keefer Bar
- LOCAL Gastown
Have fun, and drink responsibly.
THE BEST SHOPPING IN VANCOUVER
Vancouver SAVINGS STARTS HERE.
Whether it’s thrifting, high-end bargaining, or flat out card swiping, Vancouver has the shop for you. Here are some of our favourite areas to shop in Vancouver. If you’re from abroad, use that conversion rate to it’s full potential.
- Robson Street
- Gastown (Water Street)
- Main Street (for thrifting)
- McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Vancouver
- CF Pacific Centre
- Metropolis at Metrotown