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Vancouver City Sightseeing Tour: Granville Island & Vancouver Lookout
USD 76.38 per adult
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Vancouver City Tour with Vancouver Lookout Admission
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555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 4N6 Canada
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Vancouver Seaplane Tour

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Mix up your regular way of doing—and seeing—things while visiting Vancouver, and experience the city from up in the air on this seaplane tour. Not only can you get perspectives and pictures of the city you wouldn’t get from a bus or walking tour, but you also take off and land on the water—adding a splash landing to all adventure seekers' Vancouver vacations.
USD 117.96 per adult
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PKA wrote a review Sep. 2020
North Vancouver, Canada262 contributions110 helpful votes
This is a nice place to get a bird's eye view of Vancouver from across the water! It makes a lovely hangout too.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Kevin B wrote a review May 2020
Mount Juliet, Tennessee1,669 contributions199 helpful votes
Observation decks are always fun places to visit to get a different perspective on a city you're visiting. We came here a few years ago when we were at a conference and we really enjoyed our time here. The price of admission was a bit steep, but such is life and you roll with things while on vacation. The view is pretty amazing though and it was really nice to see Vancouver lit up at night. It's a nice observation deck to visit if you're in town.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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PookyCake wrote a review Apr. 2020
Victoria, Canada11,162 contributions996 helpful votes
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You know what’s kind of crazy? Up until now, I’ve never visited the Vancouver Lookout. Despite being in the city countless times, despite visiting the Harbour Centre and Top of Vancouver Restaurant countless times, I never took the opportunity to come here. I guess part of my rationale, especially when attending the revolving restaurant, was “well, I can pretty much see everything here – why go to the very zenith of the tower?” Hey, you have to admit that line of thinking kind of makes sense! So, what finally led to my visit? Basically, I had an afternoon to kill before meeting my grandparents at YVR. After spending a fair amount of time exploring historic Gastown (see my earlier review on this site), I decided to continue playing “tourist” and attend the Vancouver Lookout. The tower’s proximity to Gastown made this an easy choice. Thus, I ambled over to the Harbour Centre, paid my admission and got whisked up some 450 feet in a glass elevator (in a mere 40 seconds) to the Lookout. Be aware that your ears may block up on the ride! In any event, the views you get up here are absolutely stunning. Walk the full 360 degrees and see unparalleled birds-eye views of the North Shore mountains, bustling downtown Vancouver, historic Gastown, and Coal Harbour. On clear days such as I had, you can see why Douglas Coupland has called Vancouver the “City of Glass.” The many towers glint and sparkle in the sun. For those who want a little more context to their viewing adventure, there are information panels posted throughout the Lookout that explain and show how the area of Vancouver you’re looking at has changed over time. Helpful interpretive guides are also available. Indeed, this is one way to learn about the city’s ever-changing landscape. Overall, I enjoyed my touristy experience. While this is probably something I wouldn’t return to again and again, it’s definitely something you should do at least once. Because admission tickets are good all day, you might want to return at sunset for another perspective; however, I’d recommend attending the Top of Vancouver Restaurant for a lovely dinner AND stunning views of the city.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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mayccm2018 wrote a review Mar. 2020
Hong Kong, China114 contributions46 helpful votes
As are city pass holders, we visited Vancouver Lookout where near our hotel. We enjoyed full 360 degrees beautiful and spectacular view of Vancouver and saw cruise ship docked there. The only drawback was long queue on that day. However, definitely worth a visit.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Michie1291 wrote a review Mar. 2020
Greenfield, Massachusetts5,348 contributions262 helpful votes
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No lines with a quick dizzying ride in an elevator with a glass door. Loved the different vantage points as you move around the observation deck. You can see forever up there. We ended up with a beautiful day, sunny with some clouds. There was a little gift shop at the top and bathroom for your convenience. Worth the trip up if you take your time and enjoy the view.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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