A Highlander Fan's
Guide to Vancouver

Episode 1x09: The Sea Witch

These aren't all of the locations used in this episode, just the ones I visited and have photos for!

For a more complete list of filming locations (and additional screencaps),
please visit my Episode Transcript & Episode Screencaps pages.

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Helliman's
Gore Ave south of W Hastings,
     333 Gore Ave [49.281757,-123.097692]
Nikki's apartment
Success Orange Hall, 341 Gore Ave
[49.281608,-123.097677]

Richie walks up the street looking for Helliman's, which is on the same block as the exterior used for Nikki's apartment building entrance.

Screenshots

Intersection & Orange Hall

2014

2014

"Helliman's" is on the right, boarded up. "Nikki's apartment" entrance is on the left.

Empty lot
S of 309 E Cordova
[49.281904,-123.096885]

Richie crosses the street and goes down the alley south of Cordova. The lot is still empty, although paved and used for parking now. The house visible in the background of the screenshot is still recognizable, although mostly obscured by trees now.

Screenshot Empty lot
 
2015

Warehouse & Soviet dock
Versatile Pacific Shipyard
[49.309825,-123.079235]
Also in Season 1 Episode 3,
Season 2 Episodes 2,5,6,9,12,15, Season 3 Episode 3,
Season 4 Episode 6

A *lot* of warehouse and dock scenes from many episodes were filmed at the abandoned Versatile Pacific Shipyard, which closed in 1992. Several years ago, the area was renovated and turned into the Shipbuilders' Square heritage site that is there now.

Screenshots

2x06: The Zone

1x09: The Sea Witch

4x06: Reunion

Shipbuilders' Square

2015

2015

2015

2015

Screenshots

2x06: The Zone

2x15: Unholy Alliance II

2x06: The Zone

2x06: The Zone

Shipbuilders' Square

2015

2015

This black-and-white photo is on display at the Maritime Museum
where the St. Roch (see Season 2 Episode 14) is drydocked.
Burrard Dry Dock is one of the previous names of the shipyard.


2015

photo caption

Sea Witch II dock
1681 Columbia St, N Vancouver
[49.299133,-123.026090]
See also: Season 1 Episode 8
& Season 3 Episode 7

Screenshots

looking north

looking south

Marina by bridge

2015

2015

River below bridge
under Iron Workers Memorial Bridge
[49.298594,-123.025511]

From the very end of the episode.

Screenshot under bridge
 
2015

2015

Alley behind apartment
Firehall Arts Center, 240 E Cordova St
[49.281916,-123.097923]
See also: Episode 4x03

The 'rear' exit for Nikki's apartment building is actually the back of the Firehall Arts Center, just up the street from Success Orange Hall and "Helliman's Antiques".

Screenshots
 
4x03: The Innocent
 

Arts Center

2014

2014

2015

2014

Antique store exterior
(establishing shot)

See Episode 1x01

 

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