Discover Gastown GPS-Guided Audio Walking Tour
Listen to a tour guide through your smartphone as you explore Vancouver's Gastown District!
Keep the professional tour guide experience, ditch the crowded tour groups, tight schedules and high prices. Live GPS map shows where you are and where to go next. As you get close, tour guide commentary will automatically play!
On this 3.5 km (return) tour, you'll explore the historical buildings, statues & monuments that make up this must-see section of the city.
Highlights include Gastown's Steam Clock, Hotel Europe, Victory Square, Hudson House, the Lamplighter Public House + more!
Don't just see Gastown, hear what it has to say!
The tour also comes with a fun location based trivia game. After the commentary plays, look at your device and tap your guess at the answer. See your score as you go!
Getting started is easy, just book the tour, download the app and go. Note: the number of travelers you select is the number of devices you can download the tour too.
per adult from
45 to 90 minutes
What's included :
- Customer Service via Phone & Email
- Lifetime tour access on Tripvia Tours App for iPhone & Android
- Take as long as you like to complete the tour
- Download on WIFI before (no signal required or data used during tour)
What's excluded :
- Attraction tickets
- Headphones (optional - audio will play from device speaker too)
- Smartphone or tablet
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: Waterfront Station, 601 Cordova St W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1G1 Canada
We'll point out and tell you all about the historic station, which opened in 1914 and is now one of Vancouver’s major transportation stations! Note that although it says 'pass by without stopping', you have the freedom to stop at each attraction for as long, or as little time as you like.
Pass By: Harbour Centre, 2000 _ 555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 4N6 Canada
We'll point out the Harbour Centre, although you'll probably see it anyways as it's one of the buildings that make up Vancouver's fantastic skyline.
Pass By: Vancouver Heritage Foundation, 510 W Hastings St #402, Vancouver, BC V6B 1L6, Canada
We'll point out the Standard building, now home to the charitable foundation. This beauty was built in 1914 and used by the Canadian Red Cross Society during World War 1.
Pass By: The Landing, 375 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5C6, Canada
You'll see and learn about one of the most prestigious heritage buildings in the city!
Pass By: Timbertrain Coffee Roasters, 311 W Cordova St, Vancouver, BC V6B 4K2, Canada
One tour stop, two amazing choices. Coffee at Timbertrain, food at the Greedy Pig... or both?
Pass By: The Dominion Building, 207 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1H7, Canada
We'll point out this 175 foot 1910 gem that marks Vancouver's skyline!
Pass By: Victory Square, 150 Hastings St W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1G8 Canada
You'll stroll past this large, stretching park with a huge monolith on the corner. As you do, we'll tell you all about it!
Pass By: Urban Ink Productions, 111 W Hastings St #220, Vancouver, BC V6B 0G9, Canada
Learn about the theatre company who's goal is to bring indigenous and diverse worldviews to the public through their performances!
Pass By: Grand Union Hotel (SRO), 74 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1G6, Canada
We'll point out the "skyscraper" from 1901 and give you a brief history of the infamous building.
Pass By: Interurban Gallery, 1 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1M9, Canada
Learn about Pidgeon Park and the Interurban Gallery!
Pass By: Community Thrift & Vintage FROCK SHOPPE, 311 Carrall St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2J4, Canada
Vintage clothing. Retro fashion. Low prices. If all your shopping boxes are checked off, you're in luck. If not, well, we'll tell you all about this unique store anyways!
Pass By: West Cordova Street, W Cordova St, Vancouver, BC, Canada
A street with many names. As you stroll the iconic Gastown street, we'll tell you a bit about the many times of it's past.
Pass By: Far Out Vintage, 165 E Cordova St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1G7, Canada
Another vintage store, but this time we'll throw in a pretty neat cafe!
Pass By: Vancouver Police Museum & Archives, 240 Cordova St E Gastown, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1L3 Canada
We'll point out the museum, where you can learn all about Vancouver’s police throughout the years.
Pass By: Cadeaux Bakery, 172 Powell St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1G1, Canada
We'll show you where that incredible smell is coming from, and tell you why you should follow your nose.
Pass By: Crab Park, 101 Waterfront Rd E, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 4K3 Canada
What a view! A tour of Gastown wouldn't be complete without a little fresh ocean air right!? We'll tell you a bit about this park while you stare at Vancouver's ocean side skyline.
Pass By: Main Street, Main St, Vancouver, BC, Canada
We'll point out this small urban park and tell you who it was named after and what it signifies.
Pass By: The Portside Pub, 7 Alexander St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1E9, Canada
We'll point out a taste of the east coast and tell you about how the owner brought a little Newfoundland to Gastown.
Pass By: Hotel Europe, 43 Powell St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1E9 Canada
You've probably seen this iconic building in a movie or two. We'll tell you which ones and give you a rundown on it's history!
Pass By: Gassy Jack, 1 Water St Maple Tree Square, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1A1 Canada
We'll point out this staple of Gastown and tell you why it's actually pretty controversial. Who knows, it may be gone by the time you get there!
Pass By: The Lamplighter Public House, 92 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2K8, Canada
Since 1899, the Lamplighter has served beer and good times to Vancouver’s residents. We'll point it out and tell you a bit more about this long time Gastown resident.
Pass By: Gastown Steam Clock, 305 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1B9, Canada
If you see steam coming out of the popular clock, don't panic. It's normal. We'll tell you why.
Pass By: Hudson House Trading Company, 321 Water St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1B8 Canada
Every tour needs a good finale, and this Gastown gem delivers in spades!
Departure Point :Gastown, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Departure Time :Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/28/2020 - 2/4/2022
Monday - Sunday: 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Stroller accessible
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
- Please abide by all provincial health regulations regarding mask use.
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.