Place where performing street arts meets music, sculptures, brewery, water, trees and people from all over the world.
We travelled to Granville Island on the little aqua bus from the city. You can also get there by bus, but the aqua bus was excellent. Granville Island has a lot of market areas where you can buy the local food and look at a lot of various items which I would assume are produced locally. You can stroll around... More
Massively overpriced market that is full of Kits types with too much money and not enough taste. Parking is usually a complete nightmare too.
Granville Island is a completely different experience. If you want to be on the waterfront ...... if you want some unique shopping experiences ..... or if you just want to experience the beauty of Vancouver, Granville Island is the place to be. You can take a water taxi to several different places .... just the fun of being on the... More
Even though the weather was chilly, we really enjoyed our time at Granville Island. The food at the farmer's market was so fresh, it was hard to choose what to get! The shop owners were chatty and helpful and we enjoyed tastings at the Granville Island Brewery.
Granville Island is a cute little place with lots of shops and a great market. However, if you are only staying in town for a few days, you don't have a need to shop for fresh fish and vegetables. If I lived near I can see shopping there. There are a lot of places to eat and a large food... More
This island, was once all industrial. With incredible planning and rare foresight now it is home to craft vendors, cafes, coffee shops and many more hard to find kinds of items all together to make a local or visitor content. Well worth the trip. Certainly no visit to Vancouver is complete without a visit and at least one purchase here!... More
Enjoy a coffee overlooking False Creek. Shop for food, crafts, artisanal local items, local seafood, See live Theatre, enjoy outdoor buskers, eat at fabulous restaurants. Spend a few hours or the day exploring the island.
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