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The Forbidden Downtown and Gastown Walking Tour

Vancouver, Canada
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1 hour 30 minutesMobile & paper tickets accepted

Explore Vancouver’s dirtiest Prohibition-era secrets. From mobsters and rum runners to corrupt politicians, this historical walking tour winds through Gastown’s most historic streets and alleyways – and most illicit stories.

What's Included

  • Professional guide
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Steam Clock, 305 Water St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1B8 Canada

Visit our famous city landmark and hear it's true origin story!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Cambie Bar & Grill, 300 Cambie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2N3 Canada

A Vancouver institution, now a lively local bar, hostel and restaurant. The Cambie has history dating back to the Gold Rush!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Dominion Building, 207 W Hastings St,

The Location

Where To Go

305 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1B8, Canada


Vancouver, Canada

Return details

Maple Tree Square, Vancouver, BC, Canada


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Written Reviews (20)

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Glenn was awesome and distractive!...

Kathleen C | Oct 2019

Glenn was awesome and distractive! I really enjoyed this tour and to discover an other side of Vancouver.

Guide Glenn Tkach did an...

Patrick H | May 2018

Guide Glenn Tkach did an excellent job leading this informative and entertaining tour.

The most professional guide...

Julie M | Oct 2017

The most professional guide ever. Tour was well organized and very informative. Highly recommend.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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