104 WATER STREET, GASTOWN
Vancouver, BC V6B 1B2
Monday - Wednesday 11-7
Thursday - Friday 11-8
Manager: Shea Lindenberg
“Kits” to the locals, this is where you can find everything great about Vancouver — and that includes Blundstone and R.M. Williams boots and Glerups 100% natural wool slippers. Cafés, restaurants and great shopping await you in Kitsilano, all within an easy walk. All the easier in the right footwear! Australian Boot Company has been a fixture since 1996, proudly giving Vancouverites dry, comfortable footwear alternatives that are perfect for the local climate. That includes a bit of the wet stuff! Swing into the neighbourhood for lunch and a walk around this great part of Vancouver, made all the more comfortable in your new boots!
Getting to our 1968 W. 4th Ave., shop from Olympic Village Skytrain Station (Canada Line)
Board the #84 bus directly outside the station heading westbound on West 6th Ave hop-off at Burrard St. Start walking one block west and cross at Cypress St. Continue walking down W. 4th Ave and we are located half way up the block before Maple St.
Parking at or close to our Kitsilano Shop:
There is street parking (pay meters) all down West 4th Ave., and we are happy to reimburse you and pay for any parking costs while shopping at our store. There is a parking lot owned by WestPark located just northbound of the intersection of West 4th Ave and Cypress St. Take a right turn into the alley and your first right into the parking lot. Vancouver Parking Authority Parking Meter Street level parking, Payments accepted: Coins, Cards, Pay-by-Mobile. Mon-Sun 9am–10pm 48 mins $2.00.
Our newest ABC store is located in one of Vancouver’s most interesting and historic neighbourhoods. Gastown (named for “Gassy” Jack Deighton, steamboat captain and bar keeper) dates back to Vancouver’s earliest days. Gorgeous period architecture—housing a bar or two—graces every corner, making Gastown perfect for walking and, yes, stopping. Stop at Australian Boot Company and find your fit from our large selection of “the world’s best boots” from Blundstone and R. M. Williams and warm-as-a-winter-hearth pure wool Glerups slippers from Denmark.
Getting to our 104 Water Street shop from Waterfront Station (Canada Line and Expo Line):
Exit Waterfront Station and turn left. Travel east along West Cordova St. for one block. Keeping left, turn onto Water Street. Continue walking eastward down Water Street. We are located near the corner at Abbot Street.
After exiting Waterfront Station, travel east along W. Cordova St. for one block until reaching Water St. Keep left, and continue eastward down Water Street and past the Steam Clock at Cambie St. We are located just down the block, on the south side, near Abbot St.
Parking at or close to our Gastown Shop:
There is street parking (pay meters) along Abbott St. There is also a parking lot owned by Easy Park located just west of the store on Water St. Vancouver Parking Authority Parking Meter Street level parking, Payments accepted: Coins, Cards, Pay-by-Mobile. Mon-Sun 9am–6pm $3.00 per hour, 6pm--10pm $2.00 per hour.
We sell footwear products that are made to last, so we tend to develop a relationship with our wearers. When the product you buy from us finally, if ever, bites the dust, we want you to come see us for another pair. In the meantime, we invite you to boot into any Australian Boot Company store for a free boot shine and leather treatment. You can check out what’s new, and leave with a smile. Come share your stories and photos — always welcome!
Please contact us by phone or email, we love hearing from our customers and we will always do our best to respond to you within 24 hours. If you would like to see us in person visit one of our stores.