Guided tour

Vancouver: North Van Shipyard Food Tour

4.5 / 5

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Vancouver: North Van Shipyard Food Tour

From £47.37 per person

Take a 2.5-hour walking food tour led by a passionate tour guide who will take you through Lower Lonsdale's Quay Market and the surrounding shipyard area to sample delicious foods from local vendors.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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  • Enjoy 10 delicious food and beverage tastings
  • Visit North Vancouver's buzzing Lonsdale Quay's Market
  • Learn about the history of the surrounding shipyards
Full description
North Vancouver's Lower Lonsdale neighborhood is playing host to an emerging foodie scene. Meet your guide at the Lonsdale Quay Market to begin your tour or select the option to have your guide meet you at Canada Place to take you to North Van via SeaBus. A scenic 15-minute sea-bus ride from downtown across the inlet will bring you to Vancouver's North Shore and the famous Lonsdale Quay Market. You will also learn about this area's early settlers and shipbuilding history as you are tasting the delicious samples of local vendors. Try some candied salmon, brie and pear pizza, British Columbia wine, local craft beer, freshly-made salsa and guacamole, juicy meatloaf, tender calamari, avocado chocolate tart, local ice cream.
  • 9 tastings
  • Tour guide
  • SeaBus ticket (if option selected)
  • Tour guide gratuties
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
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  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Meet your tour guide at 1:15 PM outside Starbucks, North Vancouver (located beside the Seabus terminal) Directions from downtown: Take public transportation via Seabus (1:00 PM at the latest) from Waterfront Station, 601 West Cordova St. The Seabus is a scenic 12 minute ride to North Vancouver. (transportation to/from North Vancouver not included)

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  • On the tours, products that may contain gluten and/or dairy products are served and eaten. If you have dietary restrictions that limit you from eating these foods, this tour may not be suitable for you
  • Vegetarian requests can be accommodated up to 24 hours before the start time
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4.5 /5

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Food tour highlites mini veggie sticks immersed in a saffron sauce covered in a mozzarella mound, a pizza delight. Next stop the fish market pass tray of dried smoked salmon morsels marinated in teriyaki, maple syrup and lathered in hot spices. We meandered over to the wine bar for a cab sav and merlot tasting then we exited the building to view pictures and tablets of yesterday’s shipbuilders. Up the street to the ice creamery a fav in the area...notice the veggie boxes along the way...easy pickings! Final stroll to the art wall for a quick pic with the family to remember our visit. The sweetest surprise was the aroma emanating from the warm bun shop...the buns are filled with coconut, chocolate and maple syrup. It’s a must stop and my favorite. Add another experience by taking the Seabus from downtown Vancouver to North Vancouver. The Shipyard tour is appealing to all ages, offers variety, shipyard history, and a tasting of the areas foods.

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22 August 2019

The food tour in North Vancouver was just awesome. Great selection of starters, main course, dessert and drinks. The guide was great.

10 September 2019

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