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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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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Dunsmuir Street | corner of Richards Street, Vancouver, British Columbia BC V6B, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

I very much enjoyed the setting and the presentation by period attired presenter. As we were led through time in the back alleys of old Gastown, I was thoroughly entertained--the best kind, which carries historical facts.

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

Hello Julie G, Thanks for the great review of the Lost Souls of Gastown Tour! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed yourself so much :) See you on another tour soon! Lina Fitzner - The Forbidden Vancouver Team

Reviewed 2 days ago

Rowan was a great tour guide! He told us about some of his own history and also some of the seedier history of Vancouver. It was fascinating to learn more about how Prohibition came about in Canada and why it was voted in, and Rowan...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank kerryr2016
ForbiddenVan, Operations Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello kerryr2016, Thank you so much for the amazing review of the Forbidden Vancouver Tour with Rowan! He is an awesome guide and we are so happy that he is on our team of storytellers. Thanks for joining us and we hope you'll join us...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Really enjoyed this tour! Glenn was a perfect guide and really informed! Would definitely recommend this tour to anyone considering it while they're in Vancouver! Thanks for the tour!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Edward S
ForbiddenVan, Operations Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Edward S, Thanks so much for the fabulous review of the Really Gay History Tour with Glenn! We hope to see you again on your next visit! Lina Fitzner - The Forbidden Vancouver Team

Reviewed 4 days ago

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
ForbiddenVan, Operations Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi LuCiDFoX, Thanks so much for the wonderful review of the Dark Secrets of Stanley Park Tour with Glenn! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time exploring the park with him. :) Lina Fitzner - The Forbidden Vancouver Team

Reviewed 5 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.More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Stephen W
ForbiddenVan, Operations Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Stephen W, Thanks for taking a moment to write us a five star review for the Lost Souls of Gastown Tour, we're so happy that you loved it! We hope you'll join us again on another tour in the future! Lina Fitzner - The...More

Reviewed 5 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
ForbiddenVan, Operations Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi DanIBoone1429, Thanks for the great review of the Lost Souls of Gastown with Tracy! She is phenomenal, indeed! Thanks for sharing your feedback as well, it means a lot to us and helps us continuously improve on our tours. I hope you'll look us...More

Reviewed 5 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
ForbiddenVan, Operations Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Jennifer P, What a fun thing to do with visitors! Thanks for joining us on the Lost Souls of Gastown Tour and for writing a great review for Tracy! She is fabulous, we're happy to have her on our team of storytellers. See you...More

Reviewed 6 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
ForbiddenVan, Operations Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi XCheenaa, It's so lovely to hear from locals who have joined in any of our tours! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the Forbidden Vancouver Tour with Glenn so much. Thanks for writing your 5 star review. We hope to see you on...More

Reviewed 6 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
ForbiddenVan, Operations Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello janelevine, Thanks for the awesome review for the Art Deco and Chocolate Tasting Tour with Tim! He is such a great storyteller and will brighten anyone's morning :) Hope to see you again on another tour soon! Lina Fitzner - The Forbidden Vancouver Team

Reviewed 1 week 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
ForbiddenVan, Operations Manager at Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi hyeri07, Thanks for the lovely 5 star review for Glenn and the Forbidden Vancouver Tour! We're happy to hear you enjoyed it so much :) Lina Fitzner - The Forbidden Vancouver Team

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moonzxy
September 27, 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
March 10, 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
August 30, 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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