A peninsula located in the middle of False creek, Granville island is a hotspot for tourism, entertainment and shopping. The island is full of charm with plenty of boats moored at its various harbour spots and views across the creek to skyscrapers as you stroll the islands wooden decks. The island sits directly under the Granville bridge which makes for spectacular photos.
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Situated in the middle of Vancouver Harbour, Stanley Park is almost completely surrounded by water with views of the cityscape of Downtown Vancouver and the more mountainous region of North Vancouver. Named the “top park in the entire world” by TripAdvisor in 2014, the parks harbour front walk features the Brockton Point Lighthouse, Hallelujah Point and the Vancouver seawall to name but just a few.
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VanDeusen Botanical Gardens:
If you want a calm atmosphere then the Botanical Gardens offers just that. Everything you’d expect from beautifully maintained gardens and more. The Elizabethan maze, the colourful Korean Pavilion, ponds with lily pads and wooden decks all make a peaceful escape with a stunning nature backdrop. Nearby locations include Queen Elizabeth Park.
Please note – admission fees apply.
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As a national historic site, Gastown is a diverse neighbourhood with a mix of hip restaurants, bars and interior furnishing boutiques. It’s a bustling downtown hub where trees line the street and a mix of architecture make for a uniquely Vancouver backdrop. You’ll also find the famous steam powered clock and the Gassy jack statue. Expect photos of red brick buildings and great architecture in a downtown setting. Nearby locations include the Vancouver Lookout.
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Coal Harbour, Canada Place & The Olympic Cauldron:
The harbour is a picturesque stretch of water in downtown Vancouver. Enjoy views out into the harbour, walkways into the water and a fantastic backdrop of the mountains on a clear day. Along the harbour you’ll also find Canada Place which is a Canadian icon and home to national celebrations. In between the two is the Olympic Cauldron built for the 2010 Winter Olympics. Nearby locations include Gastown.
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With trees as tall as skyscrapers, an accessible river framed by boulders and a suspension bridge, Lynn Canyon is the Canadian wilderness at its best. Take comfortable footwear and be ready for lots of walking as you grab photos walking across the parks main feature, the suspension bridge.
Please note – 2 hour shoots only due to remote location.
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Queen Elizabeth Park:
At 500 feet above sea level on Little Mountain, Queen Elizabeth Park is the highest point in Vancouver. Its main feature is a conservatory at the top of the mountain with a bubble roof rising from the ground. At this very location you’ll look down onto the city of Vancouver with the mountains in the background. Other features include a fountain pool and walkways winding through well kept gardens. Nearby locations include the VanDeusen Botanical Gardens.
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