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A Heart of Gas & Gold, Vancouver

$ 25 per person

Highlights

  • Solve puzzles and challenges spread across Gastown and Chinatown
  • Explore some of the city's oldest streets
  • Uncover strange and interesting stories from the city's past, learning how it became what it is today
  • A mix of outdoor escape room, treasure/scavenger hunt, walking tour
  • Clues sent to your phones, with help available, the perfect difficulty for all

Description

This puzzle-filled tour of Gastown and beyond takes you into the area's past, revealing how the arrival of European colonists, the 1858 goldrush, two world wars and more have shaped it. Along the way discover fascinating architecture, great statues and sculptures and surprising historical facts, all while playing an interactive game through the city streets.

Expect to see: the Gastown Steam Clock, the Chinatown Millenium Gate, Victory Square, the Vancouver Art Gallery, an iconic bell and much more. All this plus puzzles, pubs and cafes, and plenty of surprises. This is the perfect trail for anyone looking to explore the oldest parts of the city, delving deeper into the events that helped it become the crowning jewel of British Columbia.

How It Works

Your team will receive clues on your phones that, once deciphered, will guide you to interesting and scenic parts of the city.

The route is walking distance and features optional breaks at great pubs, bars and cafes along the way. The clues require no prior knowledge and come with hints to make the experience something everyone can enjoy.

Plan your day

Timings

Start anytime, daylight recommended!

2 hours on average across 4.0 km / 2.5 miles

Start Location

Burrard Station

End Location

Vancouver Art Gallery

Communication Methods

WHATSAPP
TELEGRAM

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Reviews

The great things our customers have to say about CityDays

Yeseboys

Yeseboys

Great tour and escapetour, it was really fun and was a good diffeculty!

ManyPaws

ManyPaws

We did the Search for Shoreditch hunt and it was interesting and a lot of fun. Even though I know this area I saw lots…

Cattle

Cattle

Excellent day , great fun

Burlesque

Burlesque

Brilliant walk, a little hilly but really enjoyed it.

Solar Flares

Solar Flares

Great day out with friends with a bit of education thrown in.

The killer catchers

The killer catchers

My mum and I had a great experience, we came to Sheffield on a weekend getaway to do this murder mystery experience and…

The Greenwich Wanderers

The Greenwich Wanderers

We both loved it - a fantastic hunt around Greenwich taking in all the sights.

Nicola Benstead

Nicola Benstead

It was fun but maybe could have been a tad longer maybe another 5 clues

Eurovision

Eurovision

Fantastic! A great blend of straight forward clues that guided us around plenty of hidden treasures away from the touri…

Verbs

Verbs

This was a great way to see the city.

Good Lookers

Good Lookers

Great day out exploring Greenwich reeking of history with its cobblestone paths and alleys, statues, magnificent views…

M&M

M&M

Great way to explore the City and make lots interesting discoveries along the way. The clues were cryptic enough to kee…

Esta and Lou

Esta and Lou

We had the best day. We loved the hidden gems and sites. It was brilliant to do the city tour on a Saturday as it’s so …

charootery

charootery

amazing adventure. better than i was expecting

Fox and Badger

Fox and Badger

A great day out for the family.

Froot Loop Soop (Jorkin the peanits)

Froot Loop Soop (Jorkin the peanits)

There was no storyline but it was just as fun as if there had been. We learned lots of interesting things about the cit…

Country tweed

Country tweed

It was a very enjoyable thing to do with teenagers and fantastic seeing parts of London you would otherwise not get to …

Birthday Bec

Birthday Bec

A really informative and fun treasure hunt, taking in lots of interesting sites. Unfortunately part of the route was bl…

Nicolas Cage Superfans

Nicolas Cage Superfans

Very Good

MaccyD's

MaccyD's

Great day, the 4 of us had a fabulous time trying to solve the clues and seeing the sights of London along the way!

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