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Address: 1696 Duranleau St. | Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-682-6287
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Description: Granville Island Boat Rentals, located in the heart of downtown Vancouver...
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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Indian Arm Fiord by Boat

We rented a 16 foot boat for 4 hours. We rode through the harbor and up Indian Arm Fiord. Spectacular scenery! At the north end of the fiord, we docked the boat at an easy access... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
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Owatonna, Minnesota
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We rented a 16 foot boat for 4 hours. We rode through the harbor and up Indian Arm Fiord. Spectacular scenery! At the north end of the fiord, we docked the boat at an easy access dock and explored a waterfall for a while. Highlight! The round trip took almost exactly 4 hours and cost about $270 Canadian with rental,... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Awesome day, terrific and friendly service. Boats exactly as advertised in excellent condition. Many thanks for all.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

No visit to Granville Market is complete without spending an hour or two out of the water. The boat we received (a 17ft with 90hp outboard and stereo) was terrific and handled very well. Despite being an experienced boater, we received a quick refresher and some good tips on the local area. The water in was a touch too rough... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Came to Vancouver on Spring Break with my kids and renting a boat was high on our list of things to do. We had a fabulous time, boat was great, weather was great, would definitely do it again in the future.

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Surrey, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We had a nice day on the water with the nice 18 ft deluxe boat we rented at Granville Island boat rentals. The staff were very knowledgable and friendly. The boat was very nice. We got free 3 hour parking down the road from this facility.I recommend renting from here.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I stopped by their floating office the week before to reserve my boat and although it was a very busy July day they were very helpful and I had my boat reserved in no time. When I came down for my boat rental I was a little nervous but their friendly staff put me at ease. There instructions were clear... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We did a road trip last August ending in Vancouver. We had a few days to see the whole city and a friend of mine recommended renting a boat. It turned out it was the best part of our trip. I got to drive the 18ft GT Deluxe boat myself and see so many cool places, like Stanley Park, Lions... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We booked a 18ft GT Deluxe boat at the last minute in September and didn't know what to expect. The booking process was fast and easy. We received prompt online confirmation and we made our way to Granville Island. It was very busy there, I would recommend arriving early to find a parking spot. We got a free 3hr parking... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Spent an hour driving a speedboat around the bay of Vancouver. Great hour's fun! Definitely recommended.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Today I rented a boat with my girlfriend and 2 other friends from Granville island boat rentals. Considering I had never driven a boat before I was understandably nervous, I needn't have worried. The couple who run the company are the most helpful and caring you could want and after I got the run through from them on the boat... More 

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