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Best bus tour?

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Best bus tour?

What is the best sightseeing (hop on hop off) bus tour in Vancouver? We would like to drive through all the neighborhoods and past the main attractions.

We always do this when we visit a large city, as it's a great way to get the "lay of the land" upon arrival.

Thanks for any information you can provide!

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1. Re: Best bus tour?

None of them drive through 'all the neighbourhoods'-we simply wouldn't stand for that kind of thing.

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2. Re: Best bus tour?

Unfortunately the Hop On Hop Off (HOHO) buses just stick to downtown Vancouver, which is really tiny and actually quite walkable. You could, perhaps, hire a small-scale tour operator who operates private tours of Vancouver, as so many of Vancouver's interesting neighbourhoods are outside of downtown, and the average tour buses don't go there (which is a shame).

To give you a complete picture of Vancouver proper, you'd want to visit downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park, Granville Island, Kitsilano, UBC, Queen Elizabeth Park, Main Street/Mount Pleasant, Commercial Drive... and even then, you're only covering about half of Vancouver... but a good chunk of the interesting half.

Edited: 18 June 2012, 22:10
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3. Re: Best bus tour?

Thanks for the great information!

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