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Address: 1617 Foreshore Walk, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3X3, Canada
Phone Number: 604-689-5858
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a cheap treat

great way to see the sights from the water for a value price. See Granville market, Kits beach and park, Yaletown and false creek. buy a day pass to get on and off.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

great way to see the sights from the water for a value price. See Granville market, Kits beach and park, Yaletown and false creek. buy a day pass to get on and off.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We caught the ferry to Granville Island, which was cheap and very quick, the boat manager was helpful, in that we did not return to the original dock, but went to Yale Town afterwards. They run very frequently.

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Camano Island, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

An inexpensive way to see the Vancouver north shore. It allows you to be dropped at any site and picked up at a later time of the day. Sightseeing without having to drive.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Overall it's a great service and we enjoyed our trip from Granville Markets to Yaletown for $4.50. However the trip from the city across to the Granville markets (i.e. just across the river) is convenient but a little pricey at $3.50. Other options to get to Granville Markets would be to walk across the smoggy car bridge, catch a public... More 

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Great way to get from Granville Island to the mainland or other areas nearby. I agree with one reviewer: it made me laugh as it did feel like I was in a comedy sketch and getting into a bathtub. The people running the service were friendly, there is a ferry all the time crossing the waterways and the price is... More 

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Not the cheapest but certainly the best views as you go the five minute or so journey between Granville Island and Waterfront

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Easiest way to get to/from Granville Island from the downtown area. It was a little odd getting in what felt like a bathtub with frame around it but it served it's purpose!

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Golden, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Sine we were without a car we decided to buy a transportation day pass and take the Aquabus to North Vancouver. It is extremely timely and a fast and comfortable way to get from downtown Vancouver to North Vancouver. Prices are reasonable and the station is an easy walk from downtown hotels.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This is not public transport but it is a good way of being on the water and seeing Vancouver from a different perspective. It is convenient to get from downtown over to Granville Island. I would recommend taking the boat over to the maritime museum, a trip in itself.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Like jumping on and off a floating bathtub - convenient and great views of Vancouver. Runs all along the river to Granville Island and back.

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