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Talking Trees Tour - Student Indigenous Walk in Stanley Park (K-12)

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 Talking Trees Tour - Student Indigenous Walk in Stanley Park (K-12)

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To follow Stanley Park policies we have rerouted our Talking Trees Tour to this location until further notice. Please note that their is a diverse set of trees and plants on this route. Thank you for your understanding. Candace Campo - Owner Talaysay Tours STANLEY PARK INFORMATION BOOTH MAP LINK: Our guide will be standing in front of the Stanley Park Information booth. The building is grey and has green picnic tables on the south side. The address is 715 Stanley Park Dr, Vancouver, BC V6G 3E2. She/he/they will be looking for you and will wave or introduce themselves if they think they see you. Special Note: If you are at the brown building, you need to walk along the seawall until you come toward the Horse drawn Tours and grey Stanley Park Information Centre. If you are driving, we recommend when you first drive into Stanley Park, off the Georgia viaduct, go around the roundabout along the seawall. We recommend you arrive 15 minutes prior to find and pay for parking. You can also access our site via public transit or taxi. Here is a direct link for for public transit. 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: $22.00/per person

Location: Stanley Park
Duration: 1.5 hrs
Min/Max: 20 to 40 people
Multi-day: No

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Title:  Talaysay's Talking Trees – Student Program (K to Grade 12 Only)

Welcome to our Talaysay  TALKING TREES PROGRAM.  Type of Program:  Student Indigenous Walking Tour - Nature

Tour Description:  This is a walking tour in Stanley Park. Your Talaysay guides-instructor will take you on a forest walk and teach the rich stories and history of the land while you learn how the trees and plants are used by indigenous people for food, medicine and technology.  Learn to identify a variety of indigenous plants and tree species  so when you venture into the forest you too will know what is edible, medicinal and adaptable for technology.   Emphasis on Indigenous Ways of Knowing, Sustainable Practices and Ecology and good stories. 

Date of Tour:  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Scheduled Start Time:  10:00 am   End Time:  11:30 am    Duration:  1.5 hrs

Custom Times Available when planned in advance.  We can do a program no later than 10:30 am for our morning class.  We can also do a 9:30 am start time.  This allows us to schedule afternoon sessions.  We can do afternoon programs as late as 1:30 pm.

Includes:  Guide-Ambassador-Instructor.  Sometimes we have a co-guide, a trainer and or a trainee. The tour is rich with Indigenous stories and interpretation.  Students have the opportunity to discuss and ask questions during the tour and or in the last 15 minutes of the tour.  

Meeting Location:  Bus Loop (in approximation to the Stanley Park Pavilion and the Stanley Park Mini Train) - Stanley Park.  

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We ask our guests to provide yourself enough time to park and locate your guide.  We recommend arrive 15 minutes prior to the tour as all of our scheduled tours start promptly. 

Our guide will be ready 15 minutes prior to the tour start waiting at the Gazebo right in the bus loop.

What to bring:  A water bottle, dress for the weather.  Layered clothing and dress for the weather.  Good walking shoes with traction. 

Talaysay Policies:  All tours start on time.  If guests are late and miss the tour there are no reimbursement.  Based on availability, we will work to schedule you on another date and time.  Are group tours are required to provide 10 days notice to cancel to receive partial reimbursement of 80%.  20% is held for administration.  Any tours cancelled after 10 days will not be reimbursed. 

Student Rate with 20 or more participants:  $22.00 pp plus gst (This Rate is for Local Schools: K to 12 Students Only). 

Payment is done online via Credit Card:

With 20+ students, 2 teachers or adult volunteers are complimentary.  If there are less than 20 students, the base rate remains $440 plus gst $22.00.  Total:  $462.00 

Inquiries:  Please email or and or contact us at 1-800-605-4643 (Toll Free) or 604-628-8555 (Vancouver line)

Nicki MacKee - Manager –

Candace Campo – Operator Lead Guide and Teacher

Talaysay Tours - Authentic Cultural Experiences & Aboriginal co Tours (on-line booking) 




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