I visited Granville Island in August. My Hostel offered a guided tour. It was an amazing time. Two hours felt like a couple of minutes. Our guide led us all around the island. Gave us lot's of information of the history of Granville Island and where to go today. We even visited an art gallery during our tour.
Grandville Island is a must for every visitor to Vancouver. Take your time there, have dinner and visit a musical or theatre.
It is easy to spent almost a day there. I will come back sometime.
Use the freey/riverboat to cross False Creek. Ask your hostel/hotel if the have a special offer.
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