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Review of Granville Island

Granville Island
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USD 11.88*
and up
Vancouver AquaBus Ferry Ticket
Ranked #2 of 382 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
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

One of my favorites places in Vancouver. Probably the best place to spend some hours without the need to walk that much. Food is great, atmosphere is great, view is excellent. Will come many times back.
Shops are trendy and you can find great souvenirs for taking back home.
If have the time, take the boat ride.
If you haven’t been to Granville Island you haven’t been to Vancouver.

1  Thank Rafael S
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Granville Island is a really nice little coastal area. It's really family friendly and it's great for a short visit.

Thank niIbert
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Went over on the little False Creeek Ferry, lots of lovely little shops. The market is superb, the stalls are so beautifully set out and the food market is ‘mouth watering’. You have so many different types of food to choose from and at a reasonable price. There are tables to sit and eat your purchases although it was difficult to get a seat as it was so busy but people were finding all sorts of places to sit and eat! If you visit Vancouver, Granville is a must!

Thank Nannie
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Go! Granville Island has a little bit of everything: incredible market, excellent food vendors, gorgeous shops, fun street talent and incredible views. Be sure to take a water bus!

Thank mpowell0727
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed in downtown Vancouver (Four Seasons) for a week over Spring break. We heard about this place a decided to spend a few hours there. It’s about a $10 or $12 taxi ride from hotel and only takes about 10 minutes to get there.

There’s a Public Market there and all sorts of shops - some that are kitschy and some that are very cool with crafts from local artisans. There’s lots of places to grab quick food in the Public Market (fruits, vegetables, homemade doughnuts, desserts, cheese, etc.). If you want a good sit down meal, we were told by a few locals to go to either the Sandbar or the Dockside Restaurant in the Granville Island Hotel. We tried the latter and I would give 4 stars - great service and view of False Creek (really a small inlet bay with boat docks and kayaking).

Overall, definitely worth the trip (check weather and bring umbrella, as needed). I’ve included a map of the island pic provided by our concierge. Enjoy!

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