Granville Island, Vancouver
Granville Island is a unique, highly recommended part of the Vancouver experience, within easy access of the downtown core and Davie Village.
You can easily spend a full day exploring this fascinating urban oasis, or visit several times during your stay, as it is home to theatres, numerous one-of-a-kind galleries, specialty boutiques, large public market, shops, restaurants, pubs, buskers, fantastic scenery and more. You can also base yourself here at the luxurious Granville Island Hotel.
Getting to and from the Island can be a fun and scenic experience in it’s own right; via the Aquabus or False Creek mini-ferries, by car or public transportation over the Granville Street bridge, or hop aboard The Vancouver Trolley, which includes Granville Island as a popular stop on their city tours.
The Federation Gallery, located on Granville Island is a division of The Federation of Canadian Artists. Featuring new exhibits every two weeks, they also host an online virtual gallery and searchable Member Artist Directory. Their Pride & Centre Exhibition features and celebrates the work of LGBTQ+ artists. 1241 Cartwright Street, 604.681.8534 federationgallery.com
Detailed Information on Granville Island
Vancouver Water Adventures
Water sports equipment rental service, with two locations in Vancouver. 604.736.5155 www.vancouverwateradventures.com
Granville Island (1812 Boatlift Lane)
Kitsilano Beach (North End of Beach)
English Bay Beach (1700 Beach Ave Beside the Change rooms)