Commercial Tour Operators 

Tour Bus Policy 

During the summer season (May 1 – September 30), there is no bus parking on Granville Island before 6pm, only 15 minute drop off and pick up at the outdoor lot on Cartwright Street beside Performance Works.  

During this period, any bus entering Granville Island any day of the week up to 6pm is required to purchase a Day Permit in order to drop off and pick up passengers on the site.  

During the summer season (May 1 – September 30) after 6pm and during the winter season (October 1 – April 30) at all times, parking is available for $10/hour at the outdoor lot on Cartwright Street beside Performance Works. Note that this parking is only available on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be reserved in advance. The outside bus lane is reserved for pick-up/drop-off and stopped buses will be required to move after 15 minutes.  

Refer to the Tour Bus Policy for more details regarding Day Permits and parking. 

For more information on tour bus parking in Vancouver, please visit the City of Vancouver’s website: 

Please note that no idling is permitted. 

HandyDART pick-up and drop-off is located on Johnston St at the corner of Johnston St and Anderson Streets, just east of the Public Market.  No other pick-up and drop-off is permitted outside of the designated bus lane(s) without prior approval from CMHC.  


Tour Van Policy 

At all times, Tour vans entering Granville Island must park in the extra-long vehicle parking in the outdoor lot off Old Bridge Street.  

Refer to the Tour Van Policy for more information. 

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