Before boarding your cruise ship or after docking in Vancouver, experience the essence of the city with a visit to Granville Island. On this three-hour small-group food and shopping tour of Granville Island, your professional guide will have you feeling like a local as you learn the ins and outs of the island's iconic public market and artist-run stores. Taste many seasonal and regional delicacies at the market and then shop for only-in-Vancouver goods. Located in the heart of Vancouver, Granville Island is a place not to be missed during your time in the city.
- Small group ensures personal service
- Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
- Led by a local guide
Whether you're about to catch a cruise in Vancouver or have just docked, take time to experience Granville Island, the city's food and shopping hub, on a small-group shore excursion. This three-hour food and shopping tour takes you to the impressive and iconic Granville Island Public Market for an educational and tasty food experience. Then explore Granville Island's unique, artist-owned stores.
Your tour begins at the public market, where your professional local guide will give you a thorough introduction to this Vancouver icon. The public market houses more than 50 permanent vendors and a variety of local artisans and farmers including greengrocers , specialty butchers, bakers, fishmongers, cheese specialists, dessert connoisseurs and more. During your tour, stop for tastings of the seasonal and regional goodies. This is truly foodie heaven!
After you've mastered the market, leave it behind to explore the one-of-a-kind shops located on the island. Your guide will help you navigate the alleyways and discover the best hidden stores. You will also visit a working artist studio to meet with artists and see a demonstration, and you’ll go to the Granville Island Broom Company, where you can see beautiful brooms being made by hand.
With a small group limited to just eight people, you'll be able to ask any questions that come up, giving you a more personalized experience. Your tour comes with a souvenir tote bag for you to keep, so pack that bag with great souvenirs from Granville Island!
Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your excursion ends with ample time for you to return to the Vancouver port for your ship’s departure. In the extremely unlikely event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.
Granville Island Market
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Departure Point:Granville Island, Vancouver
- Daily at 9:30am
Return Details:Returns to original departure point
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Granville Island Broom Company
- 3-hour guided food and shopping tour of Granville Island
- 1.5-hour tour of the public market, 1.5-hour shopping tour around the island
- Select tastings
- Professional local guide
- Souvenir tote bag
- Bottled water
- Worry-Free Shore Excursion Guarantee
- Port pickup and drop-off
- Luggage storage
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 days of travel. In this case, confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability.
- Adult pricing applies to all travelers
- Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements (2 passenger minimum). In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
- Granville Island is a 10-min taxi ride from Vancouver cruise ship terminal, 5-min taxi ride from Downtown Vancouver
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