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Cruise Ship Passengers’ Ultimate List of Things to Do in Vancouver

 

Hot time; summer in the city: Vancouver is in the thick of cruise ship season with an anticipated 895,000 cruise passengers from 241 vessel visits this year! If you’re taking an Alaskan cruise out of Vancouver this summer, have a relaxing pre or post cruise stay at The Auberge Vancouver, a quiet boutique hotel at the Terminal City Tower, conveniently located just a short block away from the cruise ship terminal at Canada Place.

Thinking about exploring the city prior to or after your cruise? Here are the top quintessential picks from our concierge team for must see, do, try and buy whether you’re here for a couple of days, a single day or just a few hours: just inquire with our friendly and knowledgeable Front Desk staff and they would be happy to map out a tailor made tour to suit your schedule and needs.

Fun & Frolic with False Creek Ferries

An exceedingly pleasant way to see the city as well as to get across False Creek with an exceptional view from the water involves climbing on board one of the little blue boats that glide effortlessly on the waterways: False Creek Ferries is probably one of Vancouver’s best kept secrets as a notable and interesting mode of transportation.

Good Eats at Food Lovers Festival

 

Without a doubt, Vancouver is known as a serious foodie city where gourmet and gourmand palates alike gather around the water cooler or espresso machine discussing what was eaten for dinner the previous evening but more importantly, at which restaurant. Having more than our share of world-renowned chefs ruling the roost at a multitude of award winning restaurants throughout the city, here’s your chance to see whose cuisine reigns supreme.