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Vancouver Lookout

555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 4N4, Canada (Downtown)
604-689-0421
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Ranked #32 of 184 Attractions in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Observation Decks/ Towers
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... more » 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. « less
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Amherst, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

This was an opportunity to see the sky line of Greater Vancouver. BC Place, the football field was quite spectacular as it changed colour. Not a attraction for children as you basically go up in an elevator and look around. Thought the price was a little on the high side.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW via mobile

If you want a great view of Vancouver before you do your other sightseeing, then this is ideal, as you are able to see across the whole of the city and across to even Grouse Mountain. It could have been a bit cheaper, but with the exchange rate against the £ being so good, it still represents good value.

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Carmichael, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

This probably was cool 20 years ago. Vancouver has built up around this structure so many views were blocked. Save your money. This is an out dated attraction.

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west yorkshire
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Our ascent to the viewing area was very fast and ended with a very jerky landing.I felt quite giddy and needed time before I could look out at the views.Our guide moved very quickly at each new view but this was probably becuse she knew that our party had a meal booked in a nearby restaurant. The ticket for the... More

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Vancouver, BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

Vancouver is the most beautiful city in the world and this gives you the view of the city, ocean, mountains and forests. One trip to the top is not enough to take in all the moods of the city. You really need to go up in all conditions and all the different times of the day. Few people know that... More

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TORONTO
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 NEW

affordable tickets and nice view overlooking the harbour, city and Canada place.. you need to pick a sunny bright day to make full advantage of the views. Its not a place you would spend a lot of time at..but its a must see for first time visitors to this wonderful city.

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Sydney Australia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We had only one afternoon and evening passing through Vancouver and went up the tower at about 4.50 in the afternoon. We spent over an hour walking around the tower looking at the wonderful view - all signposted. It was a clear day and we could see to the gardens and across the bay. It was so good we had... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

great views of the city Was at this site as a part of a city tour, so we were not allocated too much time on site. enjoyed the views of the City. Elevator was on the outside of the building so those who were a more Leary of heights wanted to stay interior on the ride up. Trip Date -... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Start here and go all around the building to get your bearings of the city. Then grab a drink at the restaurant and a lite bite then pick up the trolley hop on and off tour. Perfect way to start your exploration of the city. Highly highly recommend!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Riding up the outside of the building is a fun way to start the visit! The best way to orientate yourself to this beautiful city with the 1/2 hour free guided tour. Brilliant 360 degree views! Burrard Inlet, Seabus Terminal,helipad, Convention Centre, & so much else! Vancouver has preserved so many of its original buildings & these have such character.... More

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