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Are you new to Vancouver? Explore the city with West Coast Sightseeing’s guided tour of the highlights of Vancouver! During September, enjoy a subsidized tour with Westcoast Sightseeing! Buy the 24-hour pass at $59 per adult and get reimbursed for 25% i.e. $15 by GSS.  

Tours start at 8:45 am at Canada Place and run every half hour until 5:15 pm. Hop-On and Hop-Off at your leisure, or enjoy the 1.5-hour tour all in one go! This tour explores the highlights of what downtown Vancouver has to offer – Visit Gastown, Granville Island, Stanley Park and more! Bring your GSS water bottle to identify other students, or post on to find a buddy to join you! 

Buy the passes here.


  • Take the 99 Bus to the Broadway-City Hall stop. 
  • Walk towards Cambie St to the Broadway-City Hall Skytrain Station.
  • Take the Canada Line to Waterfront Station. 
  • Get off at Waterfront Station, walk towards Howe St. 
  • Turn right on Howe St. 
  • Walk along Howe until Canada Place.
  • Walk to the Welcome Centre by Canada Place if you need further assistance. 


Location: Tours start outside Canada Place at West Coast Sightseeing Welcome Kiosk in front of Canada Place.

Date and Time: Any time in September, tours start at 8:45 am and run every 30 minutes. The last pickup is at 5:15 pm. Tours are 1.5 hours for an entire loop.

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