Starts corner of Water and Cordova Streets, beside Buro Coffee.
Tours end at Maple Tree Square in Gastown
Follow the lamplight of your guide into Vancouver’s earliest and most gruesome history. You’ll step inside a world of murder, revenge, and true grit in a dramatic retelling of Victorian Gastown’s earliest stories. Tales of deadly fire and smallpox emerge from the shadows as you venture through cobblestone streets to the shocking finale in this unique performance-theatre experience.
On This Walking Tour You’ll Discover…
Gruesome stories of the Great Fire
The notorious ladies of the Gold Rush
A murder mystery unsolved to this day
The haunting legend of Gaoler’s Mews
The chilling history of George Vancouver
Stories of smallpox outbreaks & heartbreaks
Hotels and streets that haven’t changed from the 1800s