Gastown Vancouver: The Treasure Hunter

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(Edits account for removal of Gassy Jack statue and temporary construction around Sun Tower)Follow clues and go beyond cleaned-up myths to discover amazing places and local stories in Gastown, the community from which all of Vancouver grew. Learn about its present iconic landmarks, as well as parts lost to time. You will see the Marine Building, the Sun Tower, the tiny Sam Kee building, and many hidden places. Are you up for an adventure in Vancouver?
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  • Game ends in another place than it starts
  • Cross the street carefully
  • Route may be affected by temporary ongoing construction work

Places you will visit


It will take you

61-91 mins

You will walk

3940 steps

Total distance

3 km


    See ornate turn-of the century architecture.Learn about landmarks from the old days of Vancouver that are still standing… and even some that are no longer.Discover Vancouver’s colourful urban roots.


You call yourself a treasure hunter, though the less “sophisticated” call you a thief. A letter covered in antique stamps directs you to Vancouver to find the “Oppenheimer Stash,” a stockpile of Gold Rush spoils.
Something more than a run-of-the-mill treasure hunt is clearly afoot once you discover a strange picture frame that allows you to see into the past, and even reach in and snatch things from it! Using it could have grave consequences…but you can deal with that once you get rich!

Game route

Finish point Back to the Saloon
1 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2H9, Canada
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  • Discover new places

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  • Solve puzzles, crack riddles

    You will test your wits and exploring abilities with fun challenges.

  • Learn fun history

    Each place comes with its own bit of history that you'll discover as you walk.

  • Role-play

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