The horse-drawn carriage tour of Stanley Park is one of the most popular attractions in Stanley Park. It is an approximately 1 hour professionally narrated tour on old-fashioned 26 person horse-drawn carriage which takes you around about one-half of Stanley Park.
The horse-drawn carriage tour of Stanley Park operates daily rain or shine from March to November. The top of the carriages are covered to keep the rain off, but the sides are open. On cold days, blankets are provided to keep you warm!
No reservations are required.
The tour is wheelchair accessible and pet friendly.
UPDATE: This tour has re-opened for the 2022 season on March 1, 2022.
The carriage stops for 5-10 minutes at the Totem Poles, which is the number one attraction in Vancouver, for you to walk around and see them, the Susan Point Welcome Gateways and the Portugese Joe Statue.
The tour then turns south onto Pipeline Road and heads through the middle of the park which is heavily forested past Beaver Lake which unfortunately you cannot see from the road. Eventually you see the Rose Garden, then pass the Robert Burns Statue, Queen Victoria Memorial, Vancouver Rowing Club before returning the tour loading/unloading area.
The 2022 rates (according to their website) are: Adults: $50.00, Seniors(over 65): $46.00, Students: $46.00, Children(3-12): $22.00, Tots(2 and under): Free when not occupying a seat when needed. All prices are in Canadian dollars with taxes included. Id may be required. US dollars, Visa, Mastercard, Interac/Debit Cards and Traveller's Cheques(US/CDN) are accepted for payment.
For 2022, tickets can be purchased at the Stanley Park Information Booth located next to the tour loading/unloading area.
For 2022, the Stanley Park Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour operates from March 1, 2022 to November 15, 2022. The first/last departures are as follows: 10am(first tour) to 3pm(last tour). The tour departs about every 30-40 minutes. During the summer, the hours are extended.