Vancouver - Gastown - the original Vancouver

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Gastown - the original Vancouver

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(33 reviews)
Gastown, Vancouver, Canada
45 mins

About the tour

Let's visit the oldest part of Vancouver - once called Granville and meet Gassy Jack. This has become a centre of arts a culture in the city.

Meet Patrick Twomey

Patrick Twomey

Based in the majestic Canadian Rockies, Patrick is an international tour guide / tour operator and published author. Patrick has led hundreds of tours to over 40 countries. At home in Banff, Patrick continues to bike, ski, climb and hike. His creative outlet is writing blogs on 2metours.com. With Irish roots, Patrick's humour shines through and he loves connecting with people around the world. He is fluent in English, French and Spanish.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Vancouver with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Vancouver. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Lynne UK 🌻.

11 July 2021

Really liked this place loved the shops & the look & feel of the place seems different somehow, the clock was amazing couldn’t have timed it better to hear it go off (pardon the pun) 😍 The sign on the shop was funny too. Finn thankyou for telling us about the shop too 💙 Thanks Patrick wonderful tour 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

Sue (UK) H.

10 July 2021

Very interesting - thank you!

Jane A.

10 July 2021

Thank you Patrick, always a pleasure to be joining you for a tour

David and Wendy h.

08 July 2021

Very interesting tour, Patrick (and Finn.) This was largely a part of Vancouver we hadn’t seen and was quite a revelation.

Wendy 🇨🇦 B.

08 July 2021

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