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Vancouver Lookout

555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 4N4, Canada (Downtown)
604-689-0421
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$70*
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Vancouver Trolley Hop-on Hop-off Tour, Lookout...
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Ranked #31 of 149 Attractions in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Landmarks
Owner description: Your Vancouver sightseeing experience starts at the Vancouver...
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Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, 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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Croydon, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
7 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

My wife and I visited the Vancouver lookout recently, and after having visited the Seattle Space Needle only days before it was an interesting comparison. At roughly the same price the Vancouver Lookout offers nothing more than a view, whilst it's a great view, you can't help but think it could have been far more interactive for that price. It's... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Vancouver Island, the U.S., excellent views of the city and mountains. One thing to note is that your ticket is valid all day, and it was interesting to go during the day and see the sites, and return in the evening to view the city lights. I would have liked to have more informational tidbits on the walk around. Otherwise,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Great view of the city and when we went the city was clear. We had lunch at the restaurant. Food was good but service was super slow. I guess it worked out well so that we could revolve once (took a little over an hour).

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Alice Springs, Australia
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We were here early on an overcast day and took advantage of the free tour offered. Our guide was excellent - she made us all feel welcome, engaged us in her commentary and took the time to respond to our questions. While the views weren't the best due to the weather, it was still very enjoyable and a worthwhile visit.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The Vancouver Lookout has lovely views of the city, well worth going up. Wasn't too expensive either.

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Petal, Mississippi
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I went up twice, once during the day then again after dark. I would suggest others doing the same as to appreciate the changing complexions of the city day versus night. The elevator ride up is very quick and the queue was tolerable so a quality visit can be done even with limited time.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We visited the Vancouver Lookout on a mostly clear day and the views were great! If there weren't any clouds you can see Mount Baker but we couldn't see that far. The elevator up was quick although you can't see much from the elevator as it just has a couple of windows facing the city. There are a lot of... More 

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Colorado Springs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

Even at night, the view is wonderful. It was not crowded at all the evening I went. Check website before hand to make sure it is not closed for a private event.

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Lelystad, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Even though I went up on a cloudy day the view was still great. I went up during the day and came back during the night and all the lights were gorgeous. The entree ticket is valid during the entire day and the staff is really helpful too. Lastly, there is a lot of information about Vancouver and I also... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I walk by the tour many times but have never been up, until I got a free ticket with a friend and was pleasantly surprised! The views were, of course, amazing, but I also loved how much information there was on the city that you were looking at and the important landmarks. It was a great read and, as we... More 

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