Tours & Activities in Vancouver

Vancouver 3 Hour Private City Tour

Our Most Personalized Vancouver Tour!

Vancouver 3 Hour Private City Tour

The Vancouver Highlights Private Tour will connect you and yours to Vancouver, exclusively, through the eyes of a local guide.

You will walk the most exciting and historic areas of Vancouver. Meanwhile, learning about the city, the province, and how they fit into the Canadian story. Further, meeting local legends and discovering the many notable establishments along the way. Your guide is surprisingly equipped with many recommendations & tips to ensure you get the best Vancouver walking tour. 

Your Private Walking Tour of Vancouver’s default start location is inside Waterfront Station, by Rogue Kitchen & Wet Bar. There is the option, when booking, to request an alternate start location, perhaps at your hotel or accommodations. Your tour guide will meet you with a smile and start the tour from the downtown location of your choosing. Presently, upon arriving, your local tour guide will introduce themselves and get familiar with your interests. Thereupon, confirm an end location with you, plan a route to get you to that requested location by tours end. Plan for drinks, food, or an attraction post tour and your guide will get you there right on time. Toonie Tours Vancouver is excited and humbled to lead the way and connect you.

From First Nation Village to Gold-Rush Settlement

Your local guide knows all the top stops, introducing you to iconic and picture-ready sites like the Gastown Steam Clock, Waterfront Station, Vancouver Harbor and many more. 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. Private tours are great for taking lots of photos. Your local tour guide is happy to snap as many memories for you as you would like.

A Vibrant City Contrasted by Magnificent Canadian Landscapes

Vancouver has the ‘best of the world’ to offer, from international cuisine and entertainment to tremendous wilderness adventures. On your private city tour, your guide will advise you how best to enjoy Vancouver and Canada with recommendations for food, entertainment, daytrips, nightlife, nature, and more. Markedly must-do experiences can 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 your tour guide by booking an additional tour on our Street Art & Craft Beer Tour or Stanley Park Bike Tour, offering the best bikes in the city at the most affordable prices.

Private Tours in a Nutshell

Your private city tour with us gives you our undivided attention, allowing you to experience the stories, the sights, and the nuances exclusively. Private walking tours are perfect for any pace, any interest and any group looking to get the most out of the city.

  • 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
Meeting Point
Waterfront Station, Inside by Rogue Kitchen

(including taxes and fees)

$300 (up to 15 people)

$20/person above 15 people

Tour Capacity
Up to 30 People
3 Hours
Additional Information
What Should I Bring?
  • A sense of humor and adventure!
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Water bottle
  • Secured camera
  • Appropriate clothing / umbrella for the weather (sunglasses, gloves, etc.)
  • Tips for your guide ($5-10/person tells your guide you had an excellent experience)
What's Included
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Passionately researched local history
  • Recommendations for the best food, entertainment and nightlife
  • Introductions & discounts on must-do experiences
More Information

English & French Available Upon Request


What’s the Difference Between the 2-hour & 3-hour Private Walking Tours?

The biggest difference is the amount of time we have together. We will see many of the same sights and hear many of the same stories on both tours, however, with more time we can elaborate and experience each in more details and depth. We also do our best to connect you to your interests, so with a longer tour, there is more opportunity to stop in places, grabs snacks / coffee, and explore with greater ease.

Can we book a Private Bike Tour Instead for the Same Durations?

Absolutely! Please reach out to us with your group size and particular interests and we can connect you with a quote for the tour. Prices are generally what you see here plus equipment rental costs. Contact details are at the bottom of the page.

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