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About the Lookout


Your Vancouver sightseeing experience starts at the Vancouver Lookout!

Where else can you enjoy a 360º aerial view of Vancouver, “the most beautiful city in the world”? Your adventure starts with a 40 second glass elevator ride, whisking you 553.16 ft (168.60 m) skyward to our panoramic observation deck. Enjoy intimate views of cosmopolitan Vancouver, historic Gastown and bustling Coal Harbour. Look beyond for enchanting views of our stunning natural landscape including world famous Stanley Park, the Pacific Ocean, the majestic North Shore Mountains and the Olympic Peninsula Mountains.

Past. Present. Future. Multi-lingual guest service members provide complimentary guided tours with fascinating facts about Vancouver’s history, infrastructure, local community, current trends and future expansion. Or explore at your own pace and read our interpretive displays. Test yourself and try to identify unique Vancouver attractions and landmarks. Sit, relax and contemplate the breathtaking views. The Lookout elevates the perspectives of visitors and locals alike. Learn more about Things to See from the Vancouver Lookout.
Our iconic Vancouver attraction tops the Harbour Centre complex, a recognizable landmark in the heart of downtown. One of the tallest buildings in Vancouver, the complex is home to 28 floors of offices, the downtown campus of Simon Fraser University, shops, a food fair and the Top of Vancouver Revolving Restaurant.
Start your day with us. Then come back and enjoy a West Coast sunset and the city lights. Daily admission tickets are valid ALL DAY!

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American astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, opened the Vancouver Lookout in 1977.

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