Tours & Activities in Vancouver
Vancouver Free Walking Tour
The Best Introduction To Vancouver!
Vancouver Free Walking Tour
This 3-hour Vancouver Free Walking Tour will connect you to the city through the eyes of a local guide.
See the most exciting and historic areas of Vancouver. Learn about the city, the province, and, above all, Canada. You will hear about the local legends and discover many notable establishments along the way. The tour is filled with recommendations & tips to ensure you get the most out of your trip to Vancouver!
Your Free Walking Tour of Vancouver starts in the heart of Vancouver, at the Waterfront, near Canada Place. Also, the tour ends near the same location. Evidently starting and ending with stunning mountains views that rise above the pristine waters of the Vancouver Harbor. Toonie Tours Vancouver is excited and humbled to lead the way and connect you.
From First Nation Fishing Village to Wild West Gold-Rush Settlement
Your local guide will make Vancouver’s rich history come alive. Presently taking you past iconic and picture-ready sites that will be perfect your social media feed. You’ll learn about Vancouver’s impressive history as a First Nation Village, and discover Canada’s humble beginnings as a resource-rich settlement that became a country among nations.
The Vibrant City Contrasted by Magnificent Canadian Landscapes
Vancouver has the best of the world’ to offer, whether it’s international cuisine and entertainment or tremendous wilderness adventures. Included in your free city walking tour are recommendations for food, entertainment, day- trips, nightlife, nature, and more. Particularly sharing how to best enjoy Vancouver and Canada.
Must-do experiences can also be booked through your guide at a discount, and if you want to explore the depths of the area, you can spend more time with the Free Walking Tour ‘afterparty’ on our Street Art & Craft Beer Tour. If Beer’s not your thing, take in our brand new version: the Street Art & Craft Coffee Tour.
Those looking to experience the old-growth rainforest with the Free Walking Tour crew can hop on our Stanley Park Bike Tour, offering the best bikes in the city at the most affordable prices.
Free Tours in a Nutshell
The Free Tour is a tips-based tour which allows you to experience one of the greatest values we share as Canadians, freedom. Customers have the freedom to determine the price of the tour based on their experience and budget.
- Discover Gastown, where the early settlement began
- Marvel at the Gastown Steam Clock
- Find Waterfront Station, connecting you to the whole Lower Mainland
- Find the hidden gems of Downtown
- Admire the architecture that has shaped the city
- Take photos with local Canadian Heroes
What Should I 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!
- Local English-speaking guide
- Passionately researched local history
- Recommendations for the best food, entertainment and nightlife
- Introductions & discounts on must-do experiences
(including taxes and fees)
Tips-Based (Gratuities Only)
Toonie Tours promotes tours and experiences that are participated in on a strict volunteer basis. Neither Toonie Tours, our tour guides nor our tour and experience partners will be held responsible in any way for injuries to the body or property experienced during tours. Toonie Tours, our guides and partners reserve the right to deny participation in any tour, to any person, for any reason. Thank you for your understanding.