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Vancouver Lost Souls of Gastown Walking Tour

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Up to 24 hours in advance.
Overview
Step inside a world of murder, revenge, and true grit in a dramatic history of Victorian Gastown. Stories of deadly fire and smallpox emerge from the shadows as you venture through cobblestone streets to the shocking finale in this unique performance-theatre experience. Follow the lamplight of your guide as you discover the Great Fire, smallpox outbreaks, and the unsolved murder of John Bray.
What to Expect
Swartz Bay (Victoria) Ferry Terminal BC Ferries
Time at this stop:
10
Pass By
The walking tour begins at the entrance into Historic Gastown, outside of Buro Coffee at the intersection of Cordova and Water St. A suitable setting for an adventure deep into Gastown's Gothic history!
Swartz Bay (Victoria) Ferry Terminal BC Ferries
Time at this stop:
10
Pass By
After venturing down a long forgotten alleyway we arrive at the historic Hotel Victorian to discover how our character's life took shape...and what really happened to them in the Klondike.
Gastown
Time at this stop:
60
Pass By
We enter the cobblestone streets of Vancouver's famous Gastown district...
Swartz Bay (Victoria) Ferry Terminal BC Ferries
Time at this stop:
10
Pass By
We weave a path into Gastown, discovering back streets and alleyways, to arrive in the heart of Gastown at the famous steam clock. Along the way you'll hear the tragic stories of the woman in the well and the Great Vancouver Fire, and discover Gastown in the 1800s.
Gassy Jack
Time at this stop:
10
Pass By
Old Gassy Jack stands on top of a barrel of whiskey and surveys Maple Tree Square. Discover how much of a rogue he really was!
Gaoler's Mews
Time at this stop:
10
Pass By
You'll follow the lamplight of your storyteller into Gaoler's Mews as the shocking finale is revealed...
Maple Tree Square
Time at this stop:
10
Pass By
After hearing tales of smallpox, George Vancouver's journey to the end of the earth, and the infamous bawdy house run by Madam Birdie Stewart, you'll emerge in iconic Maple Tree Square - one of Vancouver's most photographed and loved locations.

Inclusions & Exclusions

What's Included

• Local guide

What's Excluded

• Gratuities • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

• Children must be accompanied by an adult • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately • Our tours are designed for adult audiences and do contain some references to adult themes. Our age recommendation is 14+ but certainly children aged 10+ can attend and enjoy our walking tours if parents are comfortable with their children hearing mature subject matter. • Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the scheduled start time • Public transportation options are available nearby • Service animals allowed • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitne

Departure & Return

Departure Details

356 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1B6, Canada

Meet outside Monaco Cafe at 356 Water St. in Gastown. Close to Waterfront Skytrain and Seabus Station.

Return Details

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, 3735 Capilano Rd, North Vancouver, V7R 4J1

The walking tour ends in Maple Tree Square, Gastown, in the heart of Vancouver's restaurant and bar scene. The start point is just an easy 10 minute walk back, and the guide can provide a map and directions if needed.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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