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Granville Island Boat Rentals and Fishing Charters

#7 of 59 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Vancouver Features Animals
1696 Duranleau St | Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S4, Canada
+1 604-682-6287
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US$ 41.54*
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Vancouver Boat Rental for up to 5 People
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US$ 33.85*
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US$ 130.02*
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Seal Colony 3-Hour Boat Rental for 5 to 6 People
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Granville Island Boat Rentals, located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, has the safest and most modern boat rental fleet in Vancouver. We have been servicing all of Vancouver’s speed boat rental needs since 1982.If it’s zipping around the harbour you’re after, or a peaceful, leisurely cruise, we have the boats for you and your friends. There is no better way to experience the magnificent waters of Vancouver.Adventure awaits .. look up and catch sight of a bald eagle or gaze down at a harbour seal. Boating in and around Vancouver is truly an unforgettable experience, nothing brings a family or friends together like a day on the water. Put us down on your itinerary for fun. Reserve your spot today!Granville Island Boat Rentals has partnered with the most experienced deep sea fishing guides in Vancouver. They know all the secret fishing grounds and some of the best fishing often takes place within minutes of leaving our dock. Granville Island is uniquely located in the center of most of Vancouver’s prime fishing spots.Our fishing guides have some of the fastest and newest fishing boats in Vancouver. Each boat is fully equipped with all the fishing equipment you will need to catch the big one. The chinook salmon has always been BC sport fishing’s crown jewel. This trophy fish can tip the scales at more than 32kg/70lb.
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1696 Duranleau St | Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S4, Canada
Granville Island & Fairview
+1 604-682-6287
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We only went for one hour, but it was a pleasant experience nonetheless. I expected it to be more of a hassle, but the drive around the harbour and Stanley park was easy to do and very beautiful!

Thank Diana J
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and our friends (another couple) rented a boat for three hours on a Friday evening and it was an amazing experience. Firstly, three hours was the perfect amount of time to get a rental, we were able to take our time, whilst still...More

Thank Toby H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had heard a lot about this activity and we definitely weren't disappointed. You have the freedom of Vancouver at your disposal and possibly the most scenic, relaxing and enjoyable way of seeing this beautiful city for an absolute bargain of a price. The owners were...More

Thank Barry_molloy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great way to entertain out of town family. We received good safety information and felt well prepared. Devin clearly and thoroughly explained how the boat functioned and how to stay safe on our 2 hour excursion.

Thank WandrlustYC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an amazing experience with the boat rental. You can drive around on your own. We went up the seal colony to see seals. There were lots of them just lazed around on the rocks. The best part is on the way back, near...More

1  Thank Aurora Z
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Me and three of my friends were visiting Vancouver for a few days and while wandering around Granville Island we spotted the boat rental. We went in to check it out and they told us they were open until sunset. The rates seemed reasonable so...More

Thank Nicola L
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Honestly the best experience I had in vancouver. I have been on plenty of boat rentals and Granville boat rental is by far the best ! We rented what looked like the JAMES BOND boat which was amazing! Leather seats loads of space really easy...More

1  Thank Claire L
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Traveled from US east coast and was looking for a hassle free boat renting experience. I'm VERY glad I came across Granville Island Boat Rentals. The website is easy to navigate and well laid out so you know the prices and options up front. Booking...More

Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 2 May 2017

My boyfriend and I recently rented a boat with Granville Island Boat Rentals. We decided on the bigger boat with the radio so we would have some music while we were out there. They provided us with the cord to hook up our phone and...More

Thank Caroline K
Reviewed 14 October 2016

In June 2016, I traveled to Vancouver BC for a work conference. I arrived a few days early to experience the city. One morning, I look the Granville Island Ferry from downtown Vancouver over to the Granville Island Market (it's a five minute journey and...More

Thank ava797
Granville Island & Fairview
One of the favoured neighbourhoods for a day out,
Granville Island's packed theatres and art studios,
hobby shops and book stores, restaurants and bars, all
offer a plethora of activities and entertainment
options, leaving no one bored. The highlight of the
area is the Fisherman's Wharf, where the seagulls
overhead and the smell of the sea invigorate its many
visitors, some of who are there to shop the fresh
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Granville Island Public Market
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.11 km away
Benton Brothers Fine Cheese
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.14 km away
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Brenda S
Is a boat license required?
27 December 2016|
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Response from chris b | Reviewed this property |
No. They will give you a complete briefing before your rental. It definitely helps when it comes to watercraft safely. You can get your Operator license online in one day. There are several websites for the online study and... More