Gastown Vancouver: The Treasure Hunter

4.26 (57 ratings)
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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?

Availability:

  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

  • Languages
    English

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Highlights

  • 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.

Storyline

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!

Experience's route

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Starting point Marine Building
353 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6C 0B2, Canada
Finish point Back to the Saloon
1 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2H9, Canada

Places you will visit

14

It will take you

61-91 mins

You will walk

4600 steps

Total distance

3.5 km

  • Route may be affected by temporary ongoing construction work
  • Cross the street carefully
  • Game ends in another place than it starts
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Ratings and Reviews

4.26

57 ratings

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