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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
As featured in 3 Days in Vancouver
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1661 Duranleau Street | (Underneath the Granville Street Bridge), Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S3, Canada
Granville Island & Fairview
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+1 604-666-6655
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Reviewed yesterday

Went here for the Vancouver Writers festival and market visits. Lots of cool theatres, and stores. Nice artisan stores. Great restaurants. Beautiful views of the water. The public market is very cool. I'd recommend it as an attraction.

Thank Alexis K
Reviewed yesterday

When I lived in Vancouver Granville Island was always one of my favourite day's out. The best way to get there is the bathtub ferries from the beach.

Thank Khaela
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth a visit. Either be brave and walk over the bridge or take a river taxi. They are frequent and cheap. Plenty of food stalls to choose from and a very good fresh food market. Lots of shops selling unusual gifts.

Thank smartcottage
Reviewed yesterday

I wanted to go for just a few hours and ended up spending nearly all day here still feeling as if I hadn't seen it all. From bespoke bag and broom makers to blacksmiths to restaurants to the marketplace and gift shops there just isn't...More

Thank KirstenAlana
Reviewed yesterday

A must in Vancouver the market is a great place to get fresh food and eat. There a a vast array of places to shop and some super fresh food. Specially fresh bread, fruit, chocolates.

Thank ochil4
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great place to visit even on a rainy day. So much to see & do. Great produce markets, restaurants, bars and shops.

Thank micjonvis
Reviewed yesterday

Despite the rain had a walk around and enjoyed the market, everyone is very friendly and helpful and we ended up staying for dinner in a wonderful fish restaurant

Thank Exinal
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took the aqua bus to Granville Island. The fresh food market was lovely and there were lots of stores selling local arts and crafts. The island also has a brewery and distillery. Keep an eye out for the “houseboats” on one end of the island...More

Thank jbjo13
Reviewed yesterday

Nice to visit for a couple of hours. Lots of fresh produce stalls in the market itself and then various shops outside the market. A good selection of restaurants.

Thank FizzChick
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Get some coffee and go around. Lots of nice local shops. Get into the market and try something of everything. From sweet to salty, you can find almost everything in there. If you love product from the sea, this is the place to go and...More

Thank Patty C
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Granville Island & Fairview
One of the favoured neighbourhoods for a day out,
Granville Island's packed theatres and art studios,
hobby shops and book stores, restaurants and bars, all
offer a plethora of activities and entertainment
options, leaving no one bored. The highlight of the
area is the Fisherman's Wharf, where the seagulls
overhead and the smell of the sea invigorate its many
visitors, some of who are there to shop the fresh
...More
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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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