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Granville Island Boat Rentals and Fishing Charters

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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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Great day on the water - a must do in Vancouver

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
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Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

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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Vancouver, British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

What a fun day. It was super simple to rent the boat, we took off and jetted all around Vancouver seeing all the sites from the water and the beautiful scenery. Staff made it quick and simple to get going and set us up with everything that we needed. Lovely day we will definitely be back.

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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
2 reviews
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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Wicklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This was by far one of the best days of the summer I had!! Was a great laugh with friends. We booked on the wed evening and was no problem renting the boat sun morning! The staff were excellent. Very friendly and welcoming! It was quick and easy to get us set up and we where out on the sea... More 

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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Emma & Aidan (sp?) were awesome employees. Explained everything well and sooner than we knew, we were on our way! Half way through after changing our gas tank, we had a bit of trouble starting back - we called in and they answered right away. Gave us calm directions and after a bit, we were flyin! Awesome place to rent... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Professional staff, nice boat and very nice experience. A great way to discover vancouver area and also the city if you go to the science museum. The seals in the seal sanctuary are great. Worth doing it !!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

What a great day! Rented the GT 18ft 90hp for 4 hours today. Boat was in good condition and was reliable/responsive. Employees were very friendly and professional. My dog had a great first trip on a boat. My wife, dog and I went to snug cove for some lunch and just cruised around enjoying the sights and the sunshine. Hard... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My Family and I rented the top of the range GT Deluxe speed boat in June. We wanted to go and see beautiful Vancouver from a different angle! We were able to play music from our iPhone through the speakers on the boat Via AUX cable provided and fitted 5 of us comfortably! We had no issues with the boat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Hired the best boat for 5 hours, and made a day of it. We went out in to the harbour instead of up the inlet as my two kids really wanted to see the seal colony. We received a fairly detailed briefing and Emma was really friendly, advising us the best way to go and what to expect. The small... More 

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