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“OK but over priced”
Review of Vancouver Lookout

Vancouver Lookout
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US$12.34*
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Vancouver Lookout Admission
Ranked #20 of 349 things to do in Vancouver
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Owner description: Your Vancouver sightseeing experience starts at the Vancouver Lookout!!! Where else can you enjoy a 360 degree aerial view of Vancouver, "the most beautiful city in the world"? Your adventure starts with a 40 second glass elevator ride, whisking you 170metres (450ft) skyward to our panoramic observation deck. Enjoy vies of cosmopolitan Vancouver, historic Gastown and bustling Coal Harbour. Past. Present. Future. Multi-lingual guest service members provide complimentary guided tours with fascinating facts about Vancouver's history, infrastructure, local community, current trends and future expansion. Our iconic Vancouver attraction tops the Harbour Centre complex, a recognizable landmark in the heart of downtown.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“OK but over priced”
Reviewed 2 June 2014 via mobile

View was good on a clear day . . . references were pretty good but thought it was overpriced & doesn't compare with the Columbia Tour in Seattle. Also, no price break for seniors.

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Mimosa71, General Manager at Vancouver Lookout, responded to this review, 4 June 2014
Hello Gary,

Thank you for taking the time to review the Vancouver Lookout. I am glad you enjoyed learning more about the city from our plaques. I am sorry to hear that you felt you did not feel the value in the product. We currently have a seniors rate for guests 60+, I hope you were given this rate. If you want to contact me directly I can ensure you were charged the correct amount.

I hope the rest of your time in Vancouver was pleasant.

Best Regards,

Stacey Klyne
staceyklyne@vancouverlookout.com
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Calgary, AB
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great way to get a 360 view of Vancouver”
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Pick a sunny day downtown and head up the Vancouver lookout - this is the best way to get a birds-eye view of how far the greater Vancouver area sprawls over the landscape and beyond to the mountains in North Vancouver and also across the US border in Washington state. A fast elevator ride will take you to the top in no time and you can spend as long as you like up there. Your ticket is valid for the whole day so it's a great idea to head back up just before sunset for a different view.

Visited May 2014
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great View”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Its not the biggest of Observation Desks but still a cracking view. Went here on a clear day and could see all the mountain ranges around and the city very clear. Must do if only in Vancover for a short time.

Visited November 2013
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Marietta, Georgia
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“Great way to start your Vancouver trip”
Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

Went with my family today and really enjoyed it. Lots of history about the city posted around the lookout which make it fun to learn about the city. I do think it's a bit pricey but I did find discounted tickets through vancouverattractions.com.

Visited May 2014
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“A great little viewing platform”
Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

If you're expecting the Space Needle or the Burj Khalifa, you're going to be disappointed. That said, this platform gave a great view of Vancouver and the surrounding areas. It wasn't crowded and they let you return later in the same day without buying another ticket. So, we went both during the day and at night.

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