• Duration: 1,5 hour
  • Easy
  • eTicket

  • Meet on location
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Description

Play a city exploration game where you search your surroundings for ways to solve fun challenges and puzzles that reveal amazing places and stories in the Old Town of Vancouver. There is no guide involved, you just follow an app and play at your own pace. 

Each challenge will lead you to the next place by providing you with exact directions on screen. As you solve the challenge, the story of that place is unlocked. And the next location is revealed.

If you are part of a group, one person can purchase access for everybody by selecting the total number of people. All group members will be able to play the city game on their smartphones. Alternatively, each person can purchase their own ticket.  Join the game!

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.
  • Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, an outdoor escape game, and a treasure hunt.

Itinerary

Stop at: Marine Building

The Marine Building (McCarter Nairne, 1929-30), 355 Burrard Street, Vancouver, was developed and built by Toronto's short- lived Stimson Developers to house commercial shipping interests and the Vancouver Merchants' Exchange. 

It is Vancouver's best surviving example of the Art Deco style. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Sinclair Center

Construction began in 1911 and was completed in 1913. Located at the corner of Howe and Cordova Streets, this building was designed by Public Works' Chief Architect David Ewart. It was built by the federal government as a warehouse to handle federal requirements on imported goods and was used by Customs until 1958. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Waterfront Station

Waterfront station was built by the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) and opened on August 1, 1914. It was the Pacific terminus for the CPR's transcontinental passenger trains to Montreal, Quebec and Toronto, Ontario. 

The current station is the third CPR station. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Steam Clock

Built in 1977, this well-known, antique-style clock is powered by steam & whistles to tell the time. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: The Dominion Building

The Dominion was built from 1908-1910 by J.S. Heyler. The building is known as one of the most colourful, charismatic heritage buildings in the city due to its Beaux-Arts style, terracotta spandrels and Corinthian columns at the front entrance. 

Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: The Sun Tower

Built in 1911-1912, the heritage value of the Sun Tower is found in its distinctive landmark architecture, its association with Louis D. Taylor and the Vancouver World and Sun newspapers, and as an example of the expansion of the City's business district to this eastern fringe of downtown. 

Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Sam Kee Building

Built in 1913, the Sam Kee Building at Pender and Carrall is celebrated for its architectural ingenuity, its cultural significance to the Chinese community, and the impressive history of its namesake. It represents an important part of Vancouver's history and the pioneering spirit of its early citizens. 

Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: "Gassy" Jack Deighton statue

The statue is a monument to "Gassy" Jack Deighton, a Vancouver saloon owner in the 1860s. Vancouver's Gastown neighbourhood is named for Deighton. Deighton's legacy has been re-evaluated in recent years, especially for his marriage to a 12-year-old Squamish girl, Quahail-ya, whose English name was Madeline Deighton. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Gaoler's Mews

Gaoler's Mews is located in the heart of Gastown. The first building on this site was built in the mid-1800s. It housed Vancouver's first jail. After it burned down in Vancouver's great fire of 1886, it was replaced by a brick fire hall. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Alibi room

The building is a heritage site, which was erected over 100 years ago. It is positioned along the railyard only a short distance from Vancouver’s trading and shipping ports. All of these elements combined make for a unique and inspiring experience. 

The Alibi has established itself as a place for neighbors and community to share in great food, fantastic beer, and culture. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

What's included

  • Full flexibility: start at any hour, take a break at any time and resume later
  • This is the safest experience you can book: no human contact, avoiding crowds, only need your phone.
  • This experience is permanently available, 24/7, every day of the year.
  • Play offline: you DON'T NEED an internet connection for this while exploring

What's excluded

  • A physical tour guide

Important information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • IMPORTANT! To start the game, please contact us here: https://www.tidio.com/talk/questo, and give us your email address in order to unlock the activity for you.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 1000 days or less before departure

Categories

  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • WALKING TOUR

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