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Vancouver Boat Tours

Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-689-7280
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Feel like a Navy Seal

Sewell’s Marine Zodiac boat trip on Howe Sound was like experiencing an adventure with the Navy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Harvey N
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Brilliant

We did the English Bay and Seal colony tour with our skipper Faith who was great. She was very... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Brian M
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Welcome aboard ShipFaced, your very own cruiser offering private charters around the beautiful sights of Vancouver Harbour. ShipFaced is the perfect way to get out on the water with the wind in your face and see all the sights which this most modern city has to offer. From the impressive high-rises surrounding Vancouver Harbour, ShipFaced boat cruise will take you on a unique voyage through the beautiful glacial fjord of Indian Arm, past historic Granville Island, Deep Cove and Bowen Island. Your onboard captain will point out the places of interest keeping you fully informed with his entertaining commentary. Keep an eye open for friendly harbour seals bobbing up nearby and seabirds gliding overhead. Every cruise is a different adventure!Our cabin cruiser is the perfect size for carrying small parties of up to 6 passengers for half day or full day cruises. This is a great way to celebrate birthday parties, company functions, Christmas parties or even weddings. Special events are the ideal opportunity for taking a harbour cruise with grandstand views of fireworks and other events. A moonlight cruise is the perfect way to enjoy a romantic trip beneath the stars with the Vancouver skyline lit up after dark. Popular dates book up fast so you need to make your reservation as soon as possible.
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1 week ago
“Feel like a Navy Seal”
23 Aug 2017
“Brilliant”
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Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Granville Island & Fairview
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+1 604-689-7280
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sewell’s Marine Zodiac boat trip on Howe Sound was like experiencing an adventure with the Navy Seals. The boat Captain was able to navigate the sound offering explanations to keep our family of 10 completely engaged. We rode for 2 hours and saw animals on...More

Thank Harvey N
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We did the English Bay and Seal colony tour with our skipper Faith who was great. She was very knowledgeable with a good sense of humour and fun. She could really handle the boat and gave us an awesome speedboat ride. A real must when...More

Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Had a great morning on this little boat ferry. Saw a couple young seals and ate a great fish and chips lunch on Granville Island.

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Reviewed 22 June 2016

We completely enjoyed our boat tour. It was very relaxing and a nice break from walking around all day. It was a gorgeous day out and the views were spectacular. I love learning about Canadian history and getting bites of fun facts! Highly recommended.

Thank Chantsy
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Reviewed 3 October 2012

We were 2 Turkish ladies and visited Vancouver at the end of August for 2 days. In our 1st. day We decided to go Granville Island and took a aquabus tour. Which we had really fun. And ıt was just 10 minutes to go! ANd...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2012

I have spent 50 years living in or near Vancouver, but did my first City Harbour tour last month. I took a ton of pictures as I saw Vancouver from a whole new perspective. I always knew it was one of the most beautiful cities...More

5  Thank grant27
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Reviewed 16 August 2012

Punctuality on arrival to hawk Island. Nice magnificient view of the chilly waters and land afar. Enjoyed the cruise,but hoping for more service on boardie

Thank Raymond H
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Reviewed 15 July 2012

This is any enjoyable activity for any age group. You get a fantastic vantage point from the water looking back at the city and the mountains. The scripted little talk is actually quite informative and you will not get closer to the massive container ships,...More

1  Thank osgowen
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Reviewed 14 August 2010

After a recent conference in Whistler I took the opportunity to tour Vancouver. I came across Vancouver Boat Tours here on Tripadvisor. I had a great time with them. I did a half day tour of the City Habour. It was a wonderful and unique...More

6  Thank turalatas
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Reviewed 7 June 2010

I really enjoyed my tour with Vancouver boat tours. We arrived at our meeting place and were off on time right after we put on our life jackets. Being from Oahu you can imagine that I have seen my fare share of beautiful ocean scenery...More

4  Thank EMKailua
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