Vancouver Highlights Bike Tour - The Grand Tour


5 hours (Approx.)
Free cancellation
1 - 9
Mobile ticket

Overview

On this popular 5-hour bike tour of Vancouver, ride on dedicated cycling lanes for most of the easygoing route, and stop to hear tales of the city from a knowledgeable guide. Without traffic to worry about, focus on the sights: Stanley Park’s rain forest and wildlife, an oasis in Chinatown named one of the world’s top city gardens, and the city’s historical center of Gastown. Cycle on seawalls for magnificent views of the skyline, North Shore Mountains and False Creek. Riders of all levels will enjoy this small-group tour limited to 9 people.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Use of bike, helmet and lock
  • Entry/Admission - Aquabus Ferries - Hornby St Dock

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cycle City Tours + Rentals, 648 Hornby St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2G2 Canada

Meet your local-expert guide and get set up on your high quality city bike. When you're ready we'll enter the protected bike lane right outside the shop and begin our journey.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Stanley Park, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia

Stanley Park is a 1000 acre peninsula surrounded by a bike path and crisscrossed with forest trails. We ride the famous Seawall bike path and stop to check out the scenic views surrounding the park. We discover majestic totem poles and learn about our Coastal First Nation's heritage and history. Heading into the forest, we may get the chance to see some local wildlife, and discover some of the unique plants that grow in this environment - including giant 600 year old cedar trees!

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: English Bay, 1795 Beach Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9 Canada

See this beautiful neighbourhood and beaches with stunning coastal views

Stop At: Aquabus Ferries - Hornby St Dock, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Transfer to Granville Island

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Granville Island Public Market, 1689 Johnston St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S3 Canada

Riders take a break to explore the Public Market and find their own tasty lunch.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: False Creek, Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

Ride along the Seawall checking out the modern neighbourhoods and marinas along the way.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Olympic Village, 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Y 0B1 Canada

Learn about the worlds "greenest" neighbourhood and Vancouver's future development of leading edge green design.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Science World, 1455 Quebec St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 3Z7 Canada

See the geodesic dome of Science World as we ride past

Stop At: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, 578 Carrall St Chinatown, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5K2 Canada

Learn about Classical Chinese Gardens. We visit the public park next to the Classical Garden

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Chinatown, Chinatown, Vancouver, British Columbia

Learn about Vancouver's rich Chinese cultural heritage and view the historic buildings here.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Gastown, Gastown, Vancouver, British Columbia

Learn about the founding of the town of Granville and Gassy Jack's famous pub, where the City of Vancouver got its start!

Duration: 15 minutes

Time of tour

10:00 AM

Meeting point

648 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2G2, Canada

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • For tours in the winter, spring and fall (Oct – May), we recommend wearing layers and gloves, as the weather can be unpredictable (rain ponchos available for use if needed); for tours in the summer, we recommend wearing shorts, T-shirts, closed-toe shoes, sunscreen and sunglasses
  • We recommend bringing a light jacket in case of unexpected weather conditions, even in the summer months
  • Tour runs rain or shine; keep an eye on the forecast and if you don't want to ride in the rain, try and let us know by the day before.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • E-Bike Upgrade (E-bikes are in-store only for an extra $25+tax, subject to availability, 16+ years )

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
boyd_m
March 2022

Paulo our guide was a great and informative lead. A real pleasure to spend the day with. One of the best ways to spend a day in Vancouver.

66moondance
May 2022

This tour was excellent, it was a good pace for all levels and our guide Paulo was funny and very informative. I learned more than I expected and would highly recommend this tour.

Fabidrops73
May 2022

Great Guide, great fun, good spots in Vancouver, good logistics, nice welcome, quick stat on time, we loved it

Carol L
April 2022

Great day out, brilliant way to see sooo much of Vancouver. Paulo was our guide and made the day with his humour, epic knowledge and hugely positive energy. Thank you. The cycling although long was comfortable throughout, highly recommend!

Shirley_L
April 2022

Our Vancouver City Bike Tour was outstanding! Our tour guide Paulo was delightful and full of knowledge about the city, it’s history and current events. He took us through the city, the woods, on a ferry and through a variety of neighborhoods while pointing out sights of interest and recommenda...

Marty P
April 2022

Bikes top notch. Guides very professional. The route is just the right length and time. Ebike option is good as makes it easy. The lunch stop was nice. Great way to see highlights of Vancouver.

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