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Talking Trees Tour - Indigenous Walk in Stanley Park (select dates)

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 Talking Trees Tour - Indigenous Walk in Stanley Park (select dates)

Meeting Location

This tour meets at the Stanley Park bus loop which is accessible by car, taxi, bus or by foot. Our guide will meet you under the gazebo in the bus loop. Please note, if driving by car, the parking lot is all pay parking. If taking the public bus, it is the #19 bus to Stanley Park and it is the last stop. Please provide yourself plenty of time to arrive and find your guide. If you are arriving by Taxi some taxi's are not permitted in the park and will drop you off on the edge of the park. This can effect your ability to reach our tour on time. These are the taxi's that drive right into the park. Vancouver Taxi 604-871-1111 Black Top Cabs 604-731-1111 Yellow Cabs 604-681-1111 Maclures Cab 604-831-1111 (This number is for wheel chair accessibility) Maclures Cab 604-731-9211

Price: $65.00/per adult

Location: Stanley Park
Duration: 1.5 hrs
Min/Max: 2 to 10 people
Multi-day: No
Scheduled: Yes

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Our new schedule:  we are open for online bookings on Tuesday and Wednesday.  When a there is a group of three or more we can book you a tour on a day that best suits your schedule.

Talaysay’s Talking Trees Tour – Stanley Park

Tour Description: Each plant, each tree has its own special story. Explore Vancouver’s iconic Stanley Park, Beaver Lake, with a local Indigenous guide - cultural ambassador who will highlight how the local trees and plants of the Pacific Northwest are harvested by our people for food, medicine and technology. Our guides, who are members of the local Indigenous communities and the surrounding region, will share with you our ecological practices, ancient and contemporary history, stories, legends and Indigenous ways of living.

Options for all fitness levels.  Talking Trees Walking Tour is approximately 2.2 km and we walk at a leisurely pace with frequent stops to explore and discuss.  

What to wear/bring: good walking shoes.  Wear layers with the changing seasons.  Sunglasses, sunscreen and hats in the warm weather are recommended.  Umbrellas if raining.

Who we are: Talaysay Tours, owned by Candace and Larry Campo, Shíshálh (Sechelt) and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) First Nation, offer you an enriched cultural outdoor experience. 

Talking Trees ToursIndigenous Interpretive Walk - Stanley Park

Revised Operational Hours 

Safety Practices:

We invite and welcome you to wear masks.  Our guide asks to maintain the 2 meter distances for your safety and ours.  We will not be sharing our traditional drink during this period of managing the covid curve.  

Current Schedule – July 2020 to October 31 2020
Talking Trees Tour  start time:   12:00 pm             Tour C end time: 1:30 pm          Duration: 1.5 hrs

Dates for this tour:  To complete the year, we have a November 28th tour and a December 12th tour

Other Openings:     

Private Groups:     With a group of 4 people or more and advance booking, we can open up another date for your group.  

                              Email us with your request and we will do all we can to accomodate you.  Candace Campo, August 13 2020

Custom Group Tours -               When booked in advance via email and phone.

With advance notice, groups can arrange a custom time.   

Max/Min number of participants:    small groups 2 to 10 ppl for the summer and fall of 2020 to maintain safe practices and manage Covid.

What to expect on your Tour:   We respect the schedules of all of our guests attending our cultural experiences and tours.  All of our tours begin promptly.  If you miss your tour, there will be no reimbursement.  

When you book, you will receive a confirmation email and a receipt of payment from our office manager with the itinerary details for your tour which will include digital maps links of our meeting location and a photo of the Gazebo.

Your guide (Alfonso, Wes or Candace) will be waiting at the Gazebo 15 minutes prior to every tour.   When booking, for customer service needs, we ask you to provide the first names of all guests.  Your guide is trained within our tribal cultural protocols to be your host and deliver and share an indigenous cultural experience.  All questions are welcome.  We like all of our guests to enjoy themselves and have fun.

Safety Practices:  We invite guests, if you feel more safe, to wear a mask.  We follow the 2 meter distance safety practice and ask for your support in maintaining this safety guideline.  We strongly encourage guests to use hand sanitizer before and after all tours.  At present we are not shaking hands and will happily share  how we say thank you the Coast Salish way with the hand gesture.  

If you have any allergies or medical conditions you think we should know, please give us a call or send us an email.  If you are sick or have a fever, we ask you to stay home and we will reschedule you within our scheduled operational season.

2020 Rates    $65 per adult   $52 per youth/child    3 years and younger is free.

This tour is recommended for children 12 and older.  Parental discretion:  If your child is younger and you think that this tour suitable for them, we will be happy to have your child attend.  


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