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Stanley Park First Nations Interpretive Walking Tour

  • 90-minute interpretive walking tour in Stanley Park
  • Gain insight into local indigenous history and culture from a First Nations descendant
  • Stroll around Beaver Lake and learn about the local vegetation used by First Nations tribes
Stanley Park First Nations Interpretive Walking Tour
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4 pm Tour Option
In the Summer Season we offer a 4 pm late afternoon tour option to provide our guests the opportunity to enjoy our tour with the increased day light hours.
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Enjoy a firsthand perspective of First Nations’ history and culture on this 90-minute walking tour in Vancouver’s Stanley Park. Led by a First Nations descendant and cultural ambassador, the tour provides insight into how aboriginal people have lived and managed the land, the forest and oceans for countless generations. A little more than one mile (two km) long, this walk is a great educational activity for families and history buffs.
What to Expect
This 90-minute interpretive walking tour in Vancouver is ideal for families, history buffs and nature lovers. Meet your guide — a trained First Nations Cultural Ambassador — at a designated point in Stanley Park.
Your guide, a member of a First Nations tribe, will share his or her own family history and background, before leading you to the base of the trail to begin your interpretive forest walk around Beaver Lake.
Learn about the Coast Salish First Nations people and the first settlers of this area. At a leisurely pace covering a little more than a mile (2 km), hear about how the aboriginal people have lived and managed the land for generations. Your guide points out local plants that were harvested for food, shelter, art and medicine.
By the end of your trip, you will gain a deeper and richer understanding of the history of the First Peoples. Your tour ends with your guide taking you back to the departure point, where you can catch a bus or cab, or return to your vehicle.
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1 - 5 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Very interesting and informative, even for young kids

We took this tour with our kids between preschool and grade 4. As an adult, I found the tour very fascinating and would strongly recommend it. The school kids were fascinated by the uses for various plants and preschoolers were fascinated by the various stories...More

Thank Sophie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Very interesting

Jonathan was great and his pride for his native heritage was contagious. The walk was beautiful and very informative. My only suggestion would be to have better arrangements as to a meetup point

Thank Apollo612
Reviewed 16 June 2018
An excellent and very valuable tour for elementary students!

I took my grade 7 class on the Spoken Treasures tour in Stanley Park and it was fantastic! Candance and her team were very knowledgeable and professional and they provided us with a unique and memorable experience. We learned many interesting facts about the history...More

Thank TannerandMigelvis
Candace C, Owner at Talaysay Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Tanner and Migelvis Thank you so much for your feedback. We truly enjoyed the day with you and your grade 7 class and so happy you enjoyed our stories. Wishing you a fantastic summer. All the best, Candace

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Amazing walking tour

The time my wife and I spend with you guys were absolutely great and we enjoyed our walking tour through Stanley Park. Thanks to our guides Alfonso and Sarah for sharing their knowledge and some of their stories with us. Especially chatting/talking with Alfonso about...More

Thank Albert S
Reviewed 16 April 2018
See Stanley Park through new eyes

Candace is a wonderful, gentle guide. She shared her knowledge of indigenous history and culture with us in an interesting and humorous way. It was a pleasure to see Stanley Park through her eyes and to learn about how the first peoples lived with the...More

Thank eepeedee
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