The Vancouver Lookout observation deck at the top of Harbour Centre, gives visitors a spectacular 360° panoramic view. This observation platform stands 430 feet above the beautiful city .
The great views begin with the ride up the elevator which travels up the outside of the building. It's pretty neat watching the view change as the city seams to drop away beneath your feet.
Another nice thing is you can come and go multiple times during the day on one admission. This means you can enjoy the view during the day and then return later to see it again at sunset or after nighfall.
The view is especially good toward Stanley Park and the North Shore Mountains as well as east toward Burnaby. The views to the south are slightly screened by other tall buildings, but you'll still enjoy superb views.
The Lookout is located just beneath the Top of Vancouver Revolving Restaurant on top of the 28 story Harbour Centre office tower. Access is via a quick ride up the outside wall via a windowed elevator. While this attraction does charge admission, it is a good option for getting a great view of the city, especially if you don't have time to leave the downtown area. The large windows are inclined outwards allowing you to look almost straight down and reducing reflections off the glass.
Facts For Your Visit
Official Website: Vancouver LookoutFee:
Some attractions may have reduced hours or be closed due to COVID-19. Please verify opening hours with the attraction before visiting.
- Monday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Tuesday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Wednesday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Thursday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Saturday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Sunday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Category: Tours Venues & Event Spaces Observatories
555 W Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 4N6
Phone: +1 604-689-0421
Kirk K. Aug-17-2019
Great spot to visit for 3 main reasons: 1. 360 degree views. Other than the window frames that angel out, you can see all the way around the city. Plus... Read More
Steve I. Dec-26-2019
So yes I go to every observation deck I can find when visiting a city mainly because of my love of skyscrapers. So even if I have been to a city numerous... Read More
Kevin B. May-19-2020
Observation decks are always fun places to visit to get a different perspective on a city you're visiting. We came here a few years ago when we were at a... Read More
Accommodations near Vancouver Lookout:
|SkyTrain Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|Expo or Canada Line||Waterfront Station||2 Minutes|
How to get to Vancouver Lookout by SkyTrain
No bus needed. From the Canada Line at Waterfront Station go to your north across Hastings and then 1 block to your right
From the Expo Line at Waterfront Station exit onto Cordova Street and Cross the road and walk up Seymour Street one block to Hastings. Harbour Center is on the corner to your left.
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