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Granville Island Boat Rentals and Fishing Charters

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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...more
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1696 Duranleau St | Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S4, Canada
Granville Island & Fairview
+1 604-682-6287
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

If you miss this you have missed the point of Vancouver. Start with renting a boat over at Granville Island Boat Rentals, then bring the boat around to the market docks, free of charge, and you can moor there while you go inside and stock...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank chrissB2733LD
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We turned up at the dock with a plan of running our eye over the set up. But decided to go out there and then. Very efficient check in process. We decided on 3 hours which gave us time to get as far as Deep...More

Thank doningtonphil
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

A great way to easily get on the water and see a different perspective of the city. Boats are clean and in good condition. Staff friendly and helpful. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Travel7YYZ
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I were only in town for a few days and came across GIBRs and thought it would be a great way to see some of the city. The staff were really friendly and despite us arriving qithout a booking and never having...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank josephgeorgecawood
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

What a way to see the sights of Vancouver and beyond! We really enjoyed our few hours on the boat. Time flew! Beautiful scenery. Best to take the boat out early as we found the waters at Burrard inlet to be choppy and scary coming...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JayToner
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

After doing some research of boat rentals in and around Vancouver we found these guys, we were not disappointed as some times what you book isn’t always what you receive. The speed boat was awesome it had a stereo and aux cable, space for food/drink...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Luke M
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Friendly and helpful staff. Pay attention to the instructions, you will be on your own in the water! You have to know what to do when GPS starts beeping:). Good boats, actually quite fast. You have to go slow if turn towards the city and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ksksksksks
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

A bit rush with 2 hrs trip to Bowen island. Suggest to have at least 3-4 hrs to go further. Originally thought of extend to 3 hrs, but too many bookings occurs.

1  Thank marcusmS5749YI
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Just did the 4 hour boat rental up to the falls wow...what a truly fantastic experience. We saw seals and had the most lovely views. The boat was great very safe and great freedom to explore this stunning area. The staff were so friendly and...More

Thank Kirstie S
Reviewed August 1, 2018

We rented a 16' (90 hp) boat on one of the hottest days of the summer. The check-in process was quick and easy (I have a boat operator licence so I avoided at least one form). I was shown an excellent 5 minute video that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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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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July 31, 2018|
Response from JENNIFER D | Reviewed this property |
The fuel charge is estimated between $10-30 per hour. They give you two tanks of fuel and weigh them when you return to determine how much. If you go really fast it eats up the fuel so the cost will vary. We paid about $10... More
Brenda S
December 27, 2016|
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Response from chris b | Reviewed this property |
No. They will give you a complete briefing before your rental. It definitely helps when it comes to watercraft safely. You can get your Operator license online in one day. There are several websites for the online study and... More