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Vancouver Lookout

Address: 555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 4N4, Canada (Downtown)
Phone Number: 604-689-0421
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Vancouver Lookout Admission
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Ranked #41 of 336 things to do in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Observation decks & towers, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Your Vancouver sightseeing experience starts at the Vancouver...
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Type: Observation decks & towers, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
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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Redmond, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Good View of Vancouver from here. It was pleasant to view descriptions on what where are. The lake side view is good. Also the foodcourt is good :-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

The lookout is on top of the building, and you'd think it would need to be higher for a better view. It is a great lookout and the staff were great with our young child. We went up twice in the same day, in daylight and also sunset. I would go just before sunset as that was the best time.

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Ferndale, Washington
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38 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This observation deck is on a tall building near Coal Harbor. The price is fairly steep, but if you go on a clear day, the view is worth it. One can see all of downtown Vancouver as well as much of the surrounding area. There are signs around the circular platform that help you figure out what you are seeing,... More 

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Gympie, Australia
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221 reviews 221 reviews
84 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A good place to start to get orientated, it has both the viewing deck & a revolving restaurant. We paid the entry fee but could have avoided it if visiting the restaurant, which we did for dinner one night.

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Richmond, Canada
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56 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

A visit to the Vancouver Lookout on a sunny day is a wonderful way to view metro Vancouver and Mount Baker in Washington State. Look for the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, Coal Harbor, Stanley Park, West Point Grey, Burnaby Mountain (site of Simon Fraser University) the British Properties, Grouse Mountain, Cypress Bowl, Seymour Mountain, cruise ships, Point Atkinson and so... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We arrived in Vancouver during a "Pineapple Express" rain storm and could not visit this attraction for several days into our trip due to low visibility. We went on a Sunday and there were no lines with easy access. While the facility is old, it does provide a great 360 degree view of the area. It takes some time to... More 

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San Francisco, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

It's not the tallest building in the world but you can still enjoy great views of Vancouver, it's surroundings and mountains. To get most of it you need to visit it twice. In the morning windows ate still clean so you can get some decent pictures. Make sure you use polarized filter to get the best shots. In the evening... More 

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Pasig, Philippines
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Try and you shall see how nice Vancouver is, with all the lights from the city. A nice way to end a whole day of shopping.

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Edmonton, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

You always have to look at the thing from different perspective. Amazing view from the Lookout. Best thing is that you can use your purchased ticket more than once during the same day, so you can see the same view during the day and night. Great!

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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect of this. Was very happy we did this. Great views of the city and beyond. The elevator ride up and down provided great views as well. Guides were very helpful and knowledgable and they even had a step stool for my little one to use so he could also see. We were also lucky it... More 

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