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The Aquabus

Closed Now: 6:45 AM - 10:30 PM
Open today: 6:45 AM - 10:30 PM
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The Aquabus's 13 vessels make stops up and down False Creek every 15 minutes or less -- so you never have to wait long for a ride. All of our routes are wheelchair accessible and bike-friendly. Hop aboard our iconic rainbow boats to enjoy the...more
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Hours Today: 6:45 AM - 10:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1550 Johnston Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3R9, Canada
Granville Island
+1 604-689-5858
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Every few minutes a round trip from Science world to Granville island with all stops in between. Competing with False Creek ferries with similar fares and frequency.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 325grahamb2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

we found this by accident, but it was great. It was better then taking a bus across the bridge. comfortable, and quick

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank kenracine
Reviewed 1 week ago

I got beautiful photos and a great perspective of Vancouver from the Aquabus. Convenient and easy, we caught it at the Public Market and got to view a slice of life on the Bay. Different perspective than on land. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Famous9
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Aquabus is a great way to get from mainland Vancouver to Grandville or other stops along False Creek. The water taxis are quick and efficient. The boat operators are friendly and courteous.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank exptraveller501
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used the Hop-on Hop-off Bus ticket for shuttle. Very convenient to travel across False Creek. Aquabus every 15 minutes.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Win_Hanson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Favourite part of my trip was going on the aquabus. We purposely made the effort to make sure we went on it multiple times. The drivers were very friendly and always gave us recommendations. One of the drivers told us about different rich peoples yachts...More

Thank Kristine K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great, efficient way of travelling across Vancouver and seeing as thought the bus routes were quite hard to follow without a map, this was our preferred method. Enjoyed glimpses of Vancouver only really visible from the water.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank PaulMarc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So many shorts trips possible. Kids love it and one can see so much in False Creek and have access to to all sorts of sights

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank A303gb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This the awesome and cheapest way of transport to see all the different scenic spot of this Bay Island within Granville, Vancouver. Hopping from one port to another gives you the awesome experience to visit all the attractions of each port. The Marine Museum, Science...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank joeyr867
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a ride just to see places from the river. No commentary so we had to ask others what we were looking at .,the guy just drives the boat and unloads you . Do about six stops and the walk to the underground and go...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Granville Island & Fairview
One of the favoured neighbourhoods for a day out,
Granville Island's packed theatres and art studios,
hobby shops and book stores, restaurants and bars, all
offer a plethora of activities and entertainment
options, leaving no one bored. The highlight of the
area is the Fisherman's Wharf, where the seagulls
overhead and the smell of the sea invigorate its many
visitors, some of who are there to shop the fresh
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September 3, 2019|
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Response from brizy83 | Reviewed this property |
Day pass is 16 CAD (14 CAD for seniors & children) and saves money if you are doing at least 3 stops in a day
Heidi L
August 10, 2019|
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Response from Diane F | Reviewed this property |
You can walk on and pay the boat "Captain" Its not expensive so just bring cash they do accept cards also. Tell them where you are going and if you want one way or round trip then they will tell you the price which is also... More
Olga B
August 5, 2019|
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Response from on_the_go_98765 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Olga, they are two different businesses with separate tickets and separate stops. And you are absolutely correct that Aquabus will not get you to the maritime museum but False Creek Ferries will. Vanier Park (Maritime... More