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Address: 1617 Foreshore Walk, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3X3, Canada
Phone Number: 604-689-5858
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Cheap and direct. Nice little ride. To and from the island. Take it at least one way. Walk in one direction and bus it another way.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Cheap and direct. Nice little ride. To and from the island. Take it at least one way. Walk in one direction and bus it another way.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I'd rather take the Aquabus than drive and park when going between downtown and Granville Island. It's a good excuse to get out on the water and enjoy the natural beauty of Vancouver.

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Northport, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We took the Acquabus from downtown vancouver over to Granville Island and then back. The boat is convenient and inexpensive. It's cheaper to purchase a return ticket

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Calgary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Spent money for the 40 minute tour, but went in a circle twice so don't buy the longer tour,you would see as much on the short one. Always nice to be on the water on a beautiful summer day.

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Birmingham AL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A fun and inexpensive way to get around and see the different areas of False Creek. We stopped at Granville Island, Olympic Park, and Yaletown. Great views from the water and we never had to wait very long for a boat.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Do a 25- or 40-minute mini cruise around the bay if you have the time. Otherwise, the aquabus is a great way to get across to Granville island and other Vancouver shore destinations. They accept bikes.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

used the one day ticket that costs 10 Canadian dollars and lets you get the bus train and ferry. Very clean and efficient. Great views of downtown and the north shore. Had a walk around the park in North Vancouver and even saw some seals.

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Midland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

You should ride the aquabus at least once-- if for no other reason, just because--a neat way to see some of the waterfront. Of course, it's also a good way to get to the downtown area from Granville Island, which is what we did.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The bus is on time and there is a countdown timer. Just don't expect the bus to be clean. If you take it at night on a friday and saturday, be prepared to be surrounded by young hooligans.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A regular service across to Granville Island. Speedy too - just about time to collect fares and you are there!

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Additional Information about The Aquabus

Address: 1617 Foreshore Walk, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3X3, Canada
Phone Number: 604-689-5858
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 9:30 pm

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