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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great way to spend a sunny or even a rainy day is to walk around the False Creek area of Vancouver. It is a beautiful setting and will allow you to relax a bit from the hectic city life.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank markltennis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only had a short ride from David Lam to Granville Island, return, but definitely worth the ferry ride on False Creek. Especially on a good weather!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pouletcochon
Reviewed December 14, 2018

False Creek is very peaceful, there's a lot of dog walkers/cyclists/skateboards around, but its a really cool spot to take in the fresh air and read a book next to the sea.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Camilla P
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Great place to hang out for the day but it won't be quiet because the area attract a lot of tourist. There is a lot of places to eat and things to see but if you are planning on driving, it might be difficult finding...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mr. John L
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Vancouver's public market is easily accessible by walking, driving or even the False Creek ferry. As easy market with food to make yourself with vegetable market, butcher, fish, bakeries, etc. together with restaurants and shops. Make sure you really do watch out for the seagulls...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank makingmemories585
Reviewed November 26, 2018

False Creek - great name, says it all. So much going on, so much to see. We admired the modern architecture from the water as well as just enjoyed strolling along its banks.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jmb63blue
Reviewed November 15, 2018

It was enjoyable to have the walking tour around the False Creek. I recommend it. Make sure you have comfortable shoes. It is a very long walk.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

One of the best running routes anywhere in the world!!!! The False Creek seawall is protected and extremely scenic. Worth a cycle/walk/run or paddle anytime of the year. Even in the rain it is one of the best spots to enjoy Vancouver for FREE!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank IRW1127
Reviewed November 3, 2018

A very nice area to follow the walking or riding path from Downtown to Granville Island on a sunny autumn day. The views can also be enjoyed on the water by water taxi where you get a close up view of the painted silos. Lunch...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank finakee
Reviewed October 23, 2018

My wife and I were in Granville Island to have a look. Later we took a Ferry ride to get across to the Vancouver Aquatic Centre.

Date of experience: October 2018
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340hanks
December 26, 2018|
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Response from Vanessa P | Reviewed this property |
They are on the same spot. In the false creek you can take the little boat ferry transfer.
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papamma
June 29, 2018|
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Response from joshua b | Reviewed this property |
Also, Yaletown Roundhouse station.
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May 30, 2018|
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Response from Becca532 | Reviewed this property |
Begining at the gazebo in Creekside Park head north towards Science World along the seawall Follow the seawall along the northeast side of False Creek past Rogers Arena and BC Place Walk through Cooper's Park and under the... More
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3466traveller
UK
Skytrain - YVR to Inn at False Creek??? (2 Replies)
HI. We are a family of 5 ('kids' - 18, 16 and 11) arriving from England. We are staying at the Inn at False Creek. Is it worth taking the skytrain or is it too far to walk from the Granville Rd station? Or is there any other public transport available - or shall we get a taxi? Thanks.
March 05, 2012|
Response fromMuftiVancouver|
Hi 3466traveller ~ Take a taxi. By the time you fool around with the surcharges from YVR on the Canada Line and then walk the ~700 meters from Yaletown-Roundhouse station, you'll be paying about the same. On Canada Line, it will cost you 4 x $8.75 and 1 x $7.50 to leave the airport on Canada Line on a weekday; 4 x $7.50 and 1 x $6.75 on a weekend. It will cost you about $35 and 35 minutes door to door in a taxi. You'll need a taxi minivan though with 5 people and luggage and that...More
Carling63
Vienna, Austria
Questions of a first time Vancouver visitor (15 Replies)
Me and my wife will be coming a long way from Austria to Vancouver in the end of march, and now I have a few questions which I couldn't solve by my own research so far - maybe a true Vancouverite may help me...? 1.) We will be staying at the Best Western Uptown Hotel and now I am wondering whether to go by taxi or by skytrain? How much would a taxi cost me approximately? As of the skytrain option, I am a bit confused with the pricing. I read on this forum that I can avoid the YVR AddFare...More
February 24, 2010|
Response fromAlegreVancouverBC|
Taxi from the airport will be $30-33. Public Transit to that hotel requires a combination of Canada Line and bus. You are two zones before 18:30 and one zone after 18:30 and on weekends to move from Richmond to Vancouver. If you buy a book of faresavers at an airport newstand you can avoid the $5 ex airport charge. Your faresaver gets you onto the bus with the same ticket. You're likely better to simply take a taxi. Boathouse on English Bay is a very good choice. QE Park and Burnaby Mountain...More
MrTed
Austin, Texas
Faresaver or day passes? (7 Replies)
We will arrive in Vancouver on Saturday afternoon and will be leaving on Tuesday morning for Victoria. I'm trying to figure out if we will use all of the Faresaver tickets in that amount of time, or if it will be more economical to buy day passes for the two full days we are in town. We will arrive by train and plan to take a cab from the station to our hotel. We will be visiting Stanley Park, Chinatown, Gastown, Yaletown, etc. We plan to use the False Creek ferries to get to Granville Island...More
August 14, 2013|
Response fromMuftiVancouver|
Hi MrTed ~ All the attractions you describe are within Translink's one zone fare structure. You just have to pay the GI Ferry separately. One transit ticket is good for 90 minutes before needing to use a new one. Each faresaver ticket gives you a break on the $2.75 single fare. A day pass will be $9.75. Gastown, Chinatown and Yaletown are neighbours and can be walked between. Granville Island to Maritime Museum is walkable. In fact trying to take a bus would not work. However the GI...More