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The Aquabus

1617 Foreshore Walk, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3X3, Canada
604-689-5858
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Type: Ferries/ Boats
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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vancouver bc
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Vancouver to North Vancouver walk-on only Get on Downtown, at Heritage Cdn Pacific Railway Station. Operated as part of bus system "Translink"; tix dispensed there, follow long overhead walk to oceanfront; these extremely unique flat catamarans have theatre seating 1/2 facing N.Shore city & mountains, 1/2 facing Vancover's glass skyline (my preferred view as city diminishes. At water level fish-eye... More

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

A fun way to travel False Creek. The operators are easy going and some can share a lot of information. This is a fast way because they'll ask you where you are going and adjust the trip to their clients' needs (it can be confusing if your think you're boarding from x and going to y according to the map,... More

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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78 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

What a great way to scoot around form point to point on the False Creek. Furthermore, our grandson loved it as well. Some of the lines were long during the heat of the summer but at some points there was no,waits at all. The narrative by some of the staff is fun as week.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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39 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Feels strange to potter over False Creek to Granville Island on the little boat,but it saves the legs, and gives a nice view of the boats and bridges.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This has to be one of the best ways to get to Granville Island from the downtown. What could be better than being on the water while the friendly drivers chat you up? The only thing wrong with the service is that its almost too short and then its over. I hate to leave. :)

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Winnipeg, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

From a service standpoint, the buses are not bad at all and the crews were always helpful. The problem was the lack of handicapped accessibility at many dock locations. Also, low tide made it very difficult to get up to shore from floating dock level.

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Petawawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Took one over the island for the market, for the day. Good fun. Operators were all great to deal with, and very professional.

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marine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Well it was good but a ferry boat is a ferry boat. It didn't sink and the view was good. It was crowded but you get a low cost view of the harbor.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

These ferries are the cutest little floating conveyances ever. Inexpensive, they offer easy movement around various parts of the harbour allowing sightseeing from the water without the expense of a formal cruise. So long as you have the time and they are near where you want to be these Aquabus ferries and the greatest fun and transport combined.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Sea bus operates extremely regularly between downtown and North Vancouver, you can take a bike on, because it's part of the public transport system your bus and train ticket gives access to this

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