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“Always a fun place to visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Granville Island

Granville Island
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USD 159.69*
and up
Full Day Best of Vancouver Private City Tour and Wine Tasting
Ranked #4 of 348 things to do in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Former industrial site has been transformed into an artsy, posh neighborhood with quaint shops, cafes and bookstores.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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“Always a fun place to visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2012

I always feel like I'm on holidays when I take the foot ferry across to Granville Island. It's just a great little escape whether you go for an hour or a day. Lots of things to see and do but I my favorite is to walk up the street and treat myself to something special at PICA. At the market, I don't think Siegel's Bagels can be beat. Have your bagel outside while you listen to the various buskers. So enjoyable!

Visited March 2012
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“On a sunny day, best place to be in Vancouver!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2012

I'm pretty partial to Pike Place market in my own hometown, but Granville Island has its own great flavor, sights, sounds, and smells! Likes: Nightlife and dining scene, artist workshops, and float homes. Dislikes: aggressive birds on the hunt for french fries and tourists feeding them. If you experience a good weather day in Vancouver, don't miss this place!

Visited March 2012
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Vancouver
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“Fav place to be!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2012

Love Granville Island.. perfect to go there on the aquabus from downtown.
The market is loaded with lots of great vendors and mouth watering food. There are a few good restaurants on the Island as well.
Great place to go get groceries, or hang out (eat, drink, shop, enjoy entertainment).
Can't get enough of the Island!

Visited April 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“Great market for lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2012

Rent a bike and cycle around Stanley Park - keep going around the bay and eventually onto Granville Island, a lovely way to spend a morning, getting to the island in time for lunch at the market, yum!

Visited August 2011
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Nanaimo
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“Lot's to do.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2012

Went here for the day and there was so much to do and see. A great way to spend the day in Vancouver.

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