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Vancouver's Downtown Seawall


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Vancouver's Downtown Seawall

It's world famous and a great place to walk, jog, bike or rollerblade, there are separated paths for both Bikers and walkers.
Vancouver's Downtown Seawall
Bike Rentals are located around Denman at Georgia with several places to choose from Stanley Park Cycle , Bayshore Rentals, Spokes Bicycle Rentals, or starting at Canada Place there is Trevor Lindens Club 16 Seawall Bike Rental. If you want to start in Yaletown check out  JV Bike and Reckless Bikes.
Canada Place
Lets start at Canada Place
Go on inside where the Pan Pacific Hotel, Cruise Ship Terminal and the Vancouver Convention Center are located, with Restaurant, Lounge, Cafe and Gift Shops inside.

Back outside heading west on the Seawall promenade around the Vancouver Trade and Convention Center there are more Cafes, Coffee Houses and Restaurants, shops, Trevor Linden Fitness and Mahonys Pub you can also see the 2010 Olympic Torch located on the (southwest side of the Convention Center)
Once around the Convention Center on to Coal Harbour past the Westin Bayshore Hotel and the Marina with all the luxury Yachts and Dinner Cruises Boats with and a couple of very nice Waterfront Restaurants Cardero's and Lift Bar Grill , carry on through Harbour Park.

From Here you can choose to end your seawall journey and cross over to Denman Street and back into downtown Vancouver.
Stanley Park Seawall
To carry on on the seawall you will now circle Stanley Park Seawall which is about 8.0 km. You can expect awesome views of the
Georgia Strait, the North Shore Mountains and Stanley Park . A short cut can be taken here just past the Vancouver Rowing Club where the Horse Drawn Tours are take the road leading to the Vancouver Aquarium then to Lumberman Arch back to the Seawall, missing out on the Brockton Oval Lighthouse.

If not keep heading on the seawall past the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, Discovery island, Totem Poles and the nine o'clock Gun and to Brockton Point Lighthouse.

Carry on past Lumberman Arch Water Park staying on the seawall walking under Lions Gate Bridge to Third Beach, the Teahouse , Second Beach, Ceperley Playground, English Bay, Sunset Beach , Past the Vancouver Aquatic Centre under the Burrard Street Bridge into False Creek .
False Creek
Once in False Creek you can continue your walk through the Yaletown  part of the seawall with its High end Marina, Condos, Restaurants and Parks. You can also take the False Creek Ferry or Aqua Bus to get across the water to any of these destinations. Look for their Wharfs pay on board.
Continuing around will bring you to Science World and then False Creek Village the 2010 Winter Olympic Athletes Housing now converted to high end Condos and shops.

Granville Island

Further along you will end up in Granville Island  with it Farmers market, Granville Island Hotel and a plethora of Artisan Craft shops, theatres, Cafes, Pubs, Breweries and Restaurants.

Once you come out of Granville Island same place you went in head west where you will have to cut up to Creekside Street to continue on the Walk heading under Burrard Street Bridge To Vanier Park location of HR MacMillan Space Center, Vancouver Maritime Museum and Kitsilano  and Kitsilano Swimming Pool . (Rated one of the top 10 Beaches in the World)
The total distance of the entire downtown Vancouver seawall is 22 km. from Canada Place to Kitsilano. The Seawall is accessible from many different places with Downtown Vancouver being on a peninsula and the seawall surrounding it there are many place to enter and exit so don't let the distances scare you come out and see the spectacular views of Burrard Inlet, Stanley Park and the North Shore Mountains.
Hotels near Canada Place
Coast Coal Harbour Hotel
Coast Coal Harbour Hotel Downtown Vancouver by Canada Place
Westin Bayshore Hotel
Westin Bayshore Hotel 
Renaissance Hotel Vancouver
Renaissance Harbourside Hotel Vancouver near the Convention Center
Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel
Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel Vancouver
Shangri La Hotel Vancouver
Shangri La Hotel Vancouver
Fairmont Vancouver Waterfront
Fairmont Waterfront Hotel at the  Vancouver Convention Center
Loden Hotel Vancouver
Loden hotel in Downtown Vancouver
Delta Vancouver Suites
Delta Vancouver Hotel
Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver
Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver
St. Regis Hotel in Vancouver
St Regis Hotel downtown Vancouver
Hyatt Regency Vancouver 
Hyatt Regency Hotel Vancouver a few short blocks
Le Soleil Hotel Vancouver Suites Le Soleil a few blocks from the Convention Center
Marriott Hotel Vancouver Pinnacle
Marriott Hotel Vancouver near the Convention Center Vancouver
Vancouver Metropolitan Hotel
Metropolitan Hotel luxury near the Convention Center Vancouver
Vancouver's Downtown Seawall
Walking Downtown Vancouver's Seawall