When in Vancouver


Getting Around Vancouver

A map of Granville Island is available here. A larger map of the surrounding area (indicating the Granville Island Hotel) may be found here

Vancouver is also home to a number of taxi services. Two popular options include Black Top & Checker Cabs (604-731-1111)and Yellow Cab (604-681-1111).

Transit links are also available throughout Vancouver. Regular fare is $2.75 and lasts for 90 minutes.

Additional helpful links include: transit trip planner and transit maps.

Drinks & Dining

The Granville Island Hotel has its own restaurant (though, reservations may be required on busy nights). Other restaurants & bars on Granville Island include: The Keg, Grapes & Soda (wine bar), The Liberty Distillery, The Sandbar Seafood Restaurant, and, of course, the Farmers' Market.

Granville Island is also located only a few minutes from Downtown Vancouver, which has countless additional options worth a look.



Things to Do

Granville Island is a favourite spot among locals and tourists. Boasting a number of boutique shops and gallaries, large farmers' markets, restaurants, bars, and a fantastic view of downtown from across the water.

If you'd prefer to explore off the island, Stanley Park, the Vancouver Seawall, the Museum of Anthropology, and the Vancouver Aquarium are also highly recommended attractions.

A full list of things to do in Vancouver can be found here (includes with prices and ratings) or here