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Hop-On, Hop-Off + Vancouver Art Gallery + Bill Reid Art Gallery

Discover Vancouver on the city’s only double-decker buses. Visit diverse districts such as Gastown, Stanley Park and Granville Island via our 15 centrally located stops. Take in an exhibition at one of North America’s most innovative visual art institutions, the Vancouver Art Gallery. Then head over to the acclaimed Bill Reid Art Gallery, dedicated to Indigenous Northwest Coast Art.

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Highlights

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Vancouver Art Gallery

Admire the Vancouver Art Gallery’s beautiful and ground-breaking exhibitions featuring contemporary and classic artists from around the world. The gallery offers a cafe and extensive gallery store for guests to enjoy.

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Bill Reid Art Gallery

This unique gallery celebrates the Indigenous Haida Master Bill Reid and the diverse cultures of the Northwest Coast. The institutions’ exhibitions build bridges between all people, including Indigenous and settler populations.

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Stanley Park

Explore the natural West Coast rainforest at Vancouver’s first and largest urban park. Enjoy scenic views of the Lions Gate Bridge, North Shore mountains and the Burrard Inlet from Prospect Point. The Stanley Park Brewpub or Prospect Point Restaurant are fantastic options to grab a casual bite. The park also hosts nine captivating indigenous totem poles that are the most visited attraction in Vancouver.

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Granville Island

Hop on board the False Creek Ferries from Stop #8 to access this eccentric Island. Stroll through the public market and enjoy a bite from one of the local food vendors. The area focuses solely on local, independent shops that feature beautiful local goods and Indigenous art.

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Gastown

Visit the historic Gastown district featuring a unique mix of old-time charm and modern amenities. Walk down the cobblestone streets and experience the whistling Steam Clock, local shops and independent galleries. This area is well-known for its eclectic mix of eateries.

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Tour Rates

Today’s Price: Cost
Adult13+ $85CDN
Senior65+ $78CDN
Child3-12 $47CDN

Tour, Admissions & Taxes included and listed in Canadian Dollars.


 
Blackout Dates: May 3, June 21, 28, July 1, August 2, December 6 & 24, 25, 2020
January 1, February 9, April 18, 2021

Need To Know

TOUR INFORMATION

Explore Vancouver’s diverse districts such as Gastown, Stanley Park and Granville Island via our 15 centrally located stops. From the City Centre stop, take in an exhibition at one of North America’s most innovative visual art institutions, the Vancouver Art Gallery and pick out a keepsake at their beautiful gallery store. Nearby sits the Bill Reid Art Gallery, dedicated to Indigenous Northwest Coast Art and celebrates renowned Haida Master Bill Reid. To continue your art and culture journey, take a harbour ferry with False Creek Ferries over to Granville Island and browse the many local artisan shops.

Summer (May 1 – Oct 14)

  • First pick up starts at 9:00am; Last drop off by 7:00pm
  • Pick up frequency is approximately every 35 minutes.

Vancouver Art Gallery Summer Hours

  • Year Round, 8:30am – 10:30pm, 7 days a week

Bill Reid Art Gallery Summer Hours

  • May 4 – October 4, 2020, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, 7 days a week

Winter (Oct 15 – Apr 30)

  • Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
  • Pick up frequency is approximately every 60 minutes.

Vancouver Art Gallery Winter Hours

  • Year Round, 8:30am – 10:30pm, 7 days a week

Bill Reid Art Gallery Winter Hours

  • October 6, 2019 to May 3, 2020, 11:00am – 5:00pm
  • Closed Monday and Tuesday

*Please note that the Hop-On, Hop-Off double-decker buses are not equipped to store large pieces of luggage. We suggest dropping off your luggage at your hotel and then join the tour at one of the 15 centrally located stops.

Hop on or off at any of the stops along the route. Hop off at at stop #15, City Centre to access the Vancouver Art Gallery at 750 Hornby Street and the Bill Reid Art Gallery at 639 Hornby Street.

1. Waterfront – (Tour bus passenger zone at Canada Way) – Cruise Ship Terminal with Stunning Harbour Views

2. Coal Harbour – (1133 W Hastings Street; Passenger Zone at Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel) – Downtown Location near the Water and Picturesque Seawall

3. Robson Street – (1225 Robson Street; Passenger zone at Blue Horizon Hotel) – Famous Robson Street Shopping and Dining District

4. Park Pavilion – (610 Pipeline Road; Passenger zone just past Stanley Park Pavilion) – Vancouver’s Jewel, a 1001 Acres of Coastal Temperate Rainforest

5. Prospect Point – (5601 Stanley Park Drive; Tour bus passenger zone) – Panoramic Views of the Lions Gate Bridge, North Shore Mountains, and Burrard Inlet

6. Second Beach (Stanley Park Drive by crosswalk across from Stanley Park Brewing Company) – An Outdoor Wonderland with a Beach, Playground, Lagoon, and Pool

7. West End – (Beach Avenue and Davie Street in English Bay) – Urban Beach Area Lined with Endless Dining Options

8. Sunset Beach Park – (1050 Beach Avenue; In front of the Vancouver Aquatic Centre) – Sandy Beach and Ferry Service for Access to Granville Island

9. Burrard Central – (1015 Burrard Street; Passenger zone at the Century Plaza Hotel) – Colourful Davie Village Celebrating Vancouver’s Pride Culture

10. Yaletown – (North side of Davie Street at Pacific Avenue) <- Trendy Shops, Bars and Restaurants with Patio Seating

11. Stadium District – (180 W Georgia Street; Passenger zone at the Sandman Hotel on Georgia) – Vancouver’s Sports Centre, Home to the Vancouver Canucks, Whitecaps and BC Lions

12. Olympic Village – (Main Street, north of transit stop) – Calming False Creek Featuring an Interactive Science Centre for Kids near Former Olympic Athlete Housing

13. Chinatown – (Passenger zone on Keefer Street at Columbia by monument) – Vibrant Chinatown and Classical Chinese Gardens

14. Gastown – (Richards Street; West side of the street at Harbour Centre pullout) – Historic Gastown Neighbourhood with Cobblestone Streets

15. City Centre – (791 W Georgia Street; Vehicle pullout in front of Four Seasons Resort) – Modern and Historic Luxury, with the Vancouver Art Gallery and Pacific Centre Mall

Tour FAQ

  • 1. Is This Tour Accessible?
    Most of Vancouver is accessible to various mobility levels. However, Stanley Park does have unpaved pathways and inclines. English Bay and Sunset Beach also feature sandy areas. Please be aware that our Hop On, Hop Off buses are not yet wheelchair or scooter accessible.

    The Vancouver Art Gallery is wheelchair accessible via both Hornby and Robson street entrances and features ramps and elevators for those with mobility issues.

    The Bill Reid Art Gallery is wheelchair accessible, via an accessible path between Christ Church Cathedral and Cathedral Place on Georgia Street.

  • 2. What are the Vancouver Art Gallery’s Current Exhibits?
    The Vancouver Art Gallery contains multiple levels of stunning artwork and rotating exhibits. To see what artists they are currently featuring, visit their website by clicking here.
  • 3. What Should I Wear?
    Dress in layers for the day, including a warm shirt or outer layer. We recommend bringing comfortable walking shoes.

 

General FAQ

  • 1. How Can I Buy Tickets for my Tour?
    You can purchase tickets through our website, your concierge, day-of from one of our onboard staff or by calling our reservations department at 604.255.7272.
  • 2. What’s the Cancellation Policy?
    To receive a full refund, passengers must notify Landsea Tours before 9:00am the day prior to their scheduled tour date. No refund will be provided for less than 24 hours notice unless the optional Travel Protection has been purchased.
  • 3. How Does the False Creek Ferries Ticket Work?
    One complimentary roundtrip ferries pass is included in your tour price at no additional cost! Have your Hop On, Hop Off Ticket stamped by the False Creek Ferry staff at Stop #8 and at Granville Island to board the vessel.
  • 4. How Do Last Full Loop/Last Buses Work?
    The Last Full Loop is the last bus to complete an entire tour loop from where you get on. The last bus refers to the final time the bus will stop at a particular stop during the day. Your tour will then end at either Sunset Beach or Waterfront (Canada Place).
  • 5. How do the One and Two Day Tickets Work?
    Guests can choose either a 1 Day or 2 Day Pass. Please note: 2 Day Passes are valid for two consecutive days.
  • 6. Can this tour accommodate luggage?
    No, the Hop On, Hop Off buses are not equipped to store large rolling luggage. Therefore, we suggest that you drop your luggage off at your hotel and then join the tour at one of the 15 centrally located stops.

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