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Hop-On, Hop-Off + Vancouver Art Gallery

While Vancouver itself is a central Canadian hub for the fine arts, the Vancouver Art Gallery brings together various masterpieces and different styles of art under one roof. Found in the heart of the city’s centre, time spent exploring this gallery is the perfect addition to your day onboard our Hop-On, Hop-Off Vancouver Tour.



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Vancouver Art Gallery

The city’s most extensive art gallery features contemporary and classic artists from around the world. Discover permanent exhibits from well known Canadian artists such as Emily Carr to rotating exhibits from artists that have included Monet, Da Vinci and Rembrandt.

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City Centre

In the heart of downtown Vancouver, the streets are filled with luxury hotels, dining, and shopping all housed in the incredible architecture. Visit Robson Square to sample food from unique street vendors or Pacific Centre Shopping Mall for upscale shopping options.

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From Stop #14 on our Hop On, Hop Off route, meander down Water Street to enter the heart of Gastown, featuring cobblestone streets and the famous whistling steam clock. Sit down for a nice meal at one of the local restaurants or browse through independent and indigenous art galleries.

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The Waterfront district on our Hop On, Hop Off route features Canada Place, home to Vancouver’s cruise ship terminal, FlyOver Canada and Vancouver Convention Centre. From Waterfront, you can access the Olympic Cauldron or take in breathtaking views of the North Shore Mountains and seaplanes landing in the Vancouver Harbour.

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Burrard Central

Near Davie Street in Vancouver’s West End, this stop brings you minutes away from theatres, casual dining and boutique shops. As the name suggests, this stop puts you in the middle of downtown Vancouver! 


Tour Rates

Today’s Price Cost
Adult(13-64) $68CDN
Senior(65+) $63CDN
Child(5-12) $39CDN

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


Your Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour will take you through iconic Vancouver districts like Gastown, Waterfront and the City Centre, where you will find the Vancouver Art Gallery. Located in the old courthouse, the Vancouver Art Gallery has brought the works of renowned artists to the city for decades. Discover the nation’s most extensive collection of art by famous British Columbian artist, Emily Carr, along with rotating exhibits which have featured artists such as Picasso and Monet. A relaxing afternoon spent exploring this renowned gallery is the perfect addition to your day onboard our Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour.

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, 10:00am – 5:00pm, 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, 10:00am – 5:00pm, 7 days a week

*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. Get off at Stop #15 – City Centre, which is directly across from the Vancouver Art Gallery.

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

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. The Vancouver Art Gallery is wheelchair accessible via both Hornby and Robson street entrances and features ramps and elevators for those with mobility issues. Please be aware that our Hop-On, Hop-Off buses are not yet wheelchair or scooter accessible.
  • 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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