Hit the streets with Forbidden Vancouver walking tours
If your idea of adventure is following your guide down lamplit alleyways, back to a world of illegal booze, opium dens, and unsolved murders, then you’ve come to the right place. Now in our sixth year, we’re the Vancouver attraction for those with a curious mind and an adventurous spirit. Scroll down to find out about our top-rated walking tours, activities, and special events.
Walk the backstreets and alleyways of Victorian Gastown on this gothic theatre adventure. Discover stories of fire, smallpox, and murder. From $25.
Tues | Fri | Sat – 8 p.m.
Discover notorious crime scenes, glittering downtown vistas, historic totem poles, secret cemeteries, bizarre public art, and colossal old growth trees. From $25.
Wed | Sat – 2 p.m.
Mobsters! Opium! Booze! From Victory Sq to Chinatown. Delve into Vancouver’s dirtiest secrets on this scandal filled walking tour. From $25.
Private walking tours available
Awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017
“Wish more cities had something like this!!”
“Compelling from beginning to end.”
“I would highly recommend this tour for visitors and locals.”
“You’ll never look at some of those “iconic” Gastown landmarks the same.”
“Totally loved it.”
“One of the “do-not-miss” elements of the city. It shows the city in a new, deeper light.”
“An awesome tour. Insightful, historical, and captivating.”
“My wife and I were mesmerized!”