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Sewell's Marina

Address: 6409 Bay Street, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7W 3H5, Canada
Phone Number: 604-921-3474
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Type: Marinas, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Located just 20 minutes from downtown Vancouver in Horseshoe Bay...
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Type: Marinas, Nature & Parks
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Located just 20 minutes from downtown Vancouver in Horseshoe Bay. Come experience our Ocean Adventures including the exciting Sea Safari guided 2 hour eco-tour, self-drive boat rentals, and deep sea guided salmon fishing charters. Explore islands, boat-access only marine parks, views of downtown and all that Howe Sound has to offer. Set your own course and experience Vancouver from a whole new point of view. It's easy, it's safe and it's a boat-load of fun!
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Vancouver
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Sewell's offers a pretty good deal on boat rentals and the scenery you see in Howe Sound will blow anything away that you get around Granville Island. Drive the extra distance and get a truely West Coast experience!

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Vancouver, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

If you want to catch some salmon, make sure you book a trip with Mike Speed - one of the most knowledgeable guides out there! If there are fish in the local waters, he will make sure you catch them.

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Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We took a boat for rent and spent 2 hours driving around islands and enjoying sun, ocean, and fresh air. Also you can experience seals quite close. They have their own small island only 10 min from marina.

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New Westminster, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

If you are looking for a Canadian West Coast experience full of excitement, entertainment, knowledge and FUN, then Sewell's Sea Safari could be for you. It is two hours of breathtakingly spectacular views combined with thrills, fresh air and magnificence. We loved that everything was done for us, except for putting on the floater suits (which they have for all... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Being a quadriplegic and not having any upper body strength, I was a bit hesitant to try the Sea Safari. I been skydiving, hot-air ballooning, dune bashing in the desert, and lots more and am always willing to try thrilling excursions. I am so glad I did. With the help of my friend and Darren, I was tied in to... More 

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San Francisco, California
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43 attraction reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

What a perfect day! The day was warm...the sky blue, clear...the water quiet...and there we were racing down Howe sound doing water donuts and 90° turns. When we hit wakes or mild swells it almost felt like class III white water rafting. Not a milquetoast crawling cruise. Although there are numerous stops for sea life, landmarks, ect. You will be... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We live in North Vancouver and for years had wanted to do Sewell's 'Eco Safari', finally did it last weekend. It was terrific. Our guide/boata driver (Darren? Darrell?) was very friendly, boat not crowded, left on time, very fun interesting trip up to Brittania Beach and back, all very on-time and professional. They provide survival suits which on the one... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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24 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Are you in for a treat! Finally had a chance to do the Sea Safari. Have heard about it for years and always wanted to do it. This is the ultimate spoil yourself treat for a local or a visitor to Vancouver. The Howe sound is gorgeous, plenty of wildlife to experience, the boat's captain gives light but interesting nature... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Howe Sound north of Vancouver is one of the most scenic spots in the world. But, not when you're zooming by in a RIB driven by captain "Mad Man" Darren. I particularly didn't like his hot-dogging for the girls on the beach at Lions Bay! If you're into wild high-speed 360 degree turns, to the point where you puke, then... More 

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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Just came back from using one of their 17' boats and had a blast. The area is gorgeous, the boats worked well, staff was friendly and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. They go over the instructions and safety rules well, which helped us be more comfortable in the water. The only reason for giving them 4 stars was an issue with... More 

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Sewells_Team, General Manager at Sewell's Marina, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking the time to buy the Groupon, visit us and write your review. All customers are important to us including those visiting with Groupons. We like to use Groupon as an advertizing campaign to try to attract new customers that may not know about Sewell's Marina. It is definitely not our intention to overcharge customers or deliver unexpected... More 

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