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Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours: Tours & Tickets

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Peek beneath Vancouver’s sparkling surface to uncover a hidden history of dark crime, outrageous intrigue, and filthy scandal. Roam the city with our expert guides in these one-of-a-kind walking tours, and hear the scintillating stories of...more
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Dunsmuir Street | corner of Richards Street, Vancouver, British Columbia BC V6B, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

I cannot put into words how great Glenn was as a tour guide. the tour had us traipsing about the Eastern part of Stanley park and learning so very much about it's history (good and bad)

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank LuCiDFoX
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the best activities we did in our recent trip to Vancouver. The guide / storyteller was outstanding and brought the night alive with tales about Gastown. Loved this tour! The walk was simple and easy. High recommended.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Tracey was phenomenal as Sara. The narrative was seamlessly weaved into Vancouver's history. The fire, the small pox epidemic and Gastown history. If you are staying in downtown Vancouver hotel I think this is a must see weather permitting. The only way I would like...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank DanlBoone1429
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took friends from Alberta on this tour as I’d wanted to go. We had perfect weather- no rain! Our host was Tracy and she was fantastic! She dressed the part and was a very good at telling her story. She was engaging, humorous and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was amazed how much I learned about the city I lived in the last 22 years. Glenn was our host and I found him really enthusiastic and passionate. There was some parts of the tour where Glenn emphasized the history of town and how...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank XCheenaa
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Tim was a wonderful tour guide, my friends and I had a thoroughly insightful and interesting tour with some awesome chocolate stops. Thanks for an awesome morning

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank janelevine
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

He was great tour guide! Very friendly and knowledgeable! We had really wonderful time with him. Thank you!🙂🙂🙂

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank hyeri07
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

October 9th-2019 Glenn (with a double 'n') captivated his audience making the Forbidden tour an absolute must do. He was very engaging and knowledgeable on the subject and gave us a fascinating insight into Vancouver's less celubrious past. He dealt with one of the more...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Anne H
ForbiddenVan, Operations Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Anne H, We are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed the Forbidden Vancouver Tour with Glenn! He is a captivating storyteller indeed and we are so happy to have him on our team of storytellers. we hope that you enjoyed your time...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

This was so unique and fun. Tracy our tour guide was such a great and captivating character. What a great time for a chilly October night. Loved this tour!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Alexandra G
ForbiddenVan, Operations Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Alexandra G, Thanks for the great review of the Lost Souls of Gastown Tour with Tracy! Happy to hear you enjoyed the experience so much! We hope you'll join us on another walk soon! Lina Fitzner - The Forbidden Vancouver Team

Reviewed 5 days ago

I am a youth worker at Covenant House Vancouver and we put on monthly LGBT+ night for the youth. Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours generously donated a tickets for the youth and we all had such a wonderful time! Our guide Tracy was an amazing story...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Alysha S
ForbiddenVan, Operations Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Alysha S, Thank you so much for the wonderful review of the Lost Souls of Gastown Tour with Tracy! We care deeply about our relationship with covenant house and we were happy to get tickets for the CH youth to step out with us!...More

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moonzxy
28 September 2019|
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Response from montyf881 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they do,best bring rain gear, If you are unable to contact them, I would suggest you contact tourism vancouver and request they contact them or they may have the information
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L5354DEmichelles
10 March 2019|
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Response from ForbiddenVan | Property representative |
Hello Michelle, Starting April, we will be running two of our tours on Sundays until late Autumn. The Really Gay History Tour at 2:00 PM and The Forbidden Vancouver Tour at 4:00 PM. Best, Lina Fitzner
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JoAnn W
30 August 2018|
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Response from Will W | Property representative |
Hi JoAnn! We're a bit unsure what you mean by your question. All our guides are thoroughly trained and the group stays together throughout our walking tours. Would you be able to provide any more detail, or outline any... More
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