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Former industrial site has been transformed into an artsy, posh neighborhood with quaint shops, cafes and bookstores.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1661 Duranleau Street | (Underneath the Granville Street Bridge), Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S3, Canada
Granville Island
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Reviewed yesterday

Granville Island is basically a place for all the foodies out there. It's also a place full of both tourists and locals looking to enjoy the scenery and explore the various markets. Aquabus, the sea taxies give you a sweet view of Granville Island, False...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ABiYSETiA
Reviewed yesterday

I think the cement works is the only remaining industrial plant on this small artificial island, now turned over to markets, shops, breweries, blacksmiths, glass blowers & restaurants. And even then, the cement trucks are painted in all sorts of funky schemes and are spotlessly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DickyKnees63
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you’re looking for a fantastic way of spending a few hours, this is the place. An eclectic mix of souvenir stores, art and craft studios, clothing and a food market. You can even buy a broom from a specialty store which hand crafts unique...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kalahari5
Reviewed yesterday

Remember that in January the market is closed on Mondays! But on other days, try the sausages and cold meats from Oyama, the Rosemary and Sea Salt bagels from Siegel's, the bread from Terra Bread, the cheese from Benton Brothers Fine Cheese (they carry the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SkiNik10
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a must while in Vancouver. Fabulous restaurants, market with variety of foods, unique shops such as a soap shop (wonderful), and a large Kids store.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kdmomof42018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fun place to wander around, try food, people watch, eat great cake and coffee! Relaxed but vibrant atmosphere, a great way to spend some time in Vancouver.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank StaringAtRocks
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a must to browse this place anytime of the week, any season of the year. The public market offers variety of goods that you will surely love, including honey, meat, fresh bread, cooked food, excellent cheese and seafood (including smoke salmon, etc). The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank buyungwhb
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is amazing especially food (chowder) and desserts. The market sells extoic fruits and food that we don't often find such as varieties of salami ... Omg

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cutiebear84
Reviewed 3 days ago

We love to spend a few hours down on Granville Isand rain or shine. We have enjoyed several restaurants and the large food court but our favourite is Tony's Fish and Oyster Cafe but if you want something a little more fancy try the Vancouver...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Escape30685082595
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So much to see and do at this place. We enjoyed an excellent production at the Arts Centre. And used the facilities at the community centre. And loved the market and shops. And you are just a short ferry ride away from downtown Vancouver. My...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Linda O
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Response from Peggy W | Reviewed this property |
Try Creekside Kayak Rental. Best of luck!
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Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
7 days 9am to 7pm. ferry from aquatic centre 3.5 each way or 5.50 return
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