John has created, and conducts, a number of unique and popular walking tours throughout the City of Vancouver. He brings an insight of urban planning and development, a love of architecture, and the fascination of the curious to all his tours.
Walks take approximately 2 hours - depending on the group size and route - and are organized year round. Tours cost 15 dollars per person. Custom tours can also be organized for groups or individuals, contact John for information.
Please note for groups less than ten, there is a 100 dollar
This will be fun! Join us on a walk along the shore of False Creek and discover its history and evolution from food source to industry to recreation. We’ll discover sawmills, foundries, fires and innovative housing ideas as we walk to the Blue Cabin, the latest addition to an ever changing waterway.
More about the unique Blue Cabin here
"The Blue Cabin Presents: False Creek Dreaming" is the first series of ongoing events exploring the social, cultural, urban, Indigenous and maritime histories of the Vancouver region.
In this series we are exploring the length of Victoria Drive from the waterfront of Burrard Inlet to the Fraser River. Dates and booking thru the Vancouver Heritage Foundation.
will be a series of contrasts from an evolving
industrial landscape to older neighbourhoods thru
postwar development and expansion, down to the river.
� 2006-19 John Atkin