Vancouver Highlights Bike Tour - The Grand Tour

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.
* Duration: 5 hours
* Starts: Vancouver, Canada
* Trip Category: Walking & Biking Tours >> Bike & Mountain Bike Tours




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.

Itinerary
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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