Starting June 1, 2021 we’re offering custom versions of three of our walking tours for school groups: the Forbidden Vancouver Tour, the Dark Secrets of Stanley Park Tour and the Really Gay History Tour – specially adapted for school groups.
These walking tours provide an exciting and interactive way for students to learn about B.C. and Canadian social history outside of the classroom, on the streets or in Stanley Park, in a fully immersive experience.
To request a private walking tour for your school group email us at:
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We’re happy to work with your schedule, just let us know when you want your field trip to happen and we’ll do our best to accommodate your needs.
If you are a secondary or post secondary educator and you would like to come on a public tour to see if this experience would work well for your class, please email us directly and we would be happy to host you during our normally scheduled tours.
With a minimum of 20 students, we can offer you the discounted rate of $19.00 per student including GST. If you bring 19 students or less, then the price per student is $27.30 including GST, which is our standard student rate. If you have any teachers or staff joining as chaperones, they attend free of charge!
Explore Vancouver’s dirtiest Prohibition-era secrets. From mobsters and rum runners to corrupt politicians and bootleggers, this historical walking tour winds through Gastown’s most historic streets and alleyways – and most illicit stories.
A unique field trip for students from Grade 7 – University:
Exploring hidden trails and the historic seawall, this tour visits famous landmarks with an untold history. Students learn about Coast Salish First Nations who have called the peninsula home for thousands of years, and the impact of colonizing forces up to the present day. Along the route, students hear about the inspiring, remarkable, and eccentric characters who have left their mark on the Park.
A unique field trip for students from Grade 5 – University:
The wild, untold history of Vancouver’s LGBTQ2+ community comes alive through stories of struggle, unity and celebration on this powerful walking tour through Downtown and the West End. Students will meet a history of outrageous drag queens, book store bombings and the unsung heroes who forever changed the social fabric of our city. Perfect for any secondary or post-secondary social justice, gender studies and civics courses, student groups, GSA groups and more.