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Address: 6409 Bay St, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7W 3H5, Canada
Phone Number: 604-921-3474
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Located just 20 minutes from downtown Vancouver in Horseshoe Bay. Come...

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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Best day in BC

Our highlight of our Vancouver trip was an afternoon Jet boating around Howe Sound. Even though it rained part of the time, it was a real blast! We were well protected and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our highlight of our Vancouver trip was an afternoon Jet boating around Howe Sound. Even though it rained part of the time, it was a real blast! We were well protected and insulated in our suits from the wet, rain and the elements. We saw lots of seals, bald eagles and other interesting wild life. Could not recommend this place... More 

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Delta, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff there are wonderful and friendly. The Marina is located next to B.C.Ferry Terminal, in the village of Horseshoe Bay. You can park your vehicle in the Marina's parking lot for $10/day. There are restaurants and some shops close by. After you check in, you are given orange suits to wear, which act as life jackets, it will keep... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Basic, dependable boats at a reasonable price. Much easier to get to Bowen Island or the Seal Colony than from Granville, so we headed this way.

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Effort, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The two hour tour was expertly and safely executed. It was cool so they provided buoyant coveralls for our comfort and safety. Our captain was a local guy and knew the Lund quite well. We saw seals and bald eagles. Good stuff !!

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British Columbia, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location. We saw sea planes, the ferries coming and going. There were seals bobbing around. The mountains surrounding the marina are lovely. The only downside was the marina water was very dirty and there was no shower/laundry/WC for people moored up. - Dirty/disrepair. There was loads of wood, polystyrene balls/bits floating around, oil/fuel and general rubbish in the water.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

got a groupon to rent a boat to take out in the bay. Very basic boat---not luxury, but dependable. Friendly staff and reasonable rates.

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Edmonds, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I didn't know about this place but brought their Groupon and came on a sunny Saturday afternoon. I was worried that there would be no boat left to rent, but they have many boats in their inventory. All the workers were helpful. The ocean may look fine from the shore, but will be rough since you're in a small boat.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Went on this great little adventure with some friends and had a wonderful time. The Sea Safari tour is on board a Zodiac boat that is open on all sides so be prepared for some sea spray at different times. They outfit passengers in a survival suit (not sure if that is the right name - but it's like a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Rented a 17' boat for two adults and our nephew using a groupon. When we arrived it was very busy but we were helped quickly by a very friendly employee & sent down tot he dock where it was a bit hectic and confusing as no one was there giving direction. Once we received our safety instructions we were off... More 

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

Thank-you very much for taking the time to; first visit us for your boating adventure and second for taking the time to write the review. It has been an amazing start to the season with summer weather so early and we have been running at full steam. You are absolutely correct and we would like to make things right. If... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

There are two very fun adventures to try at Sewells. You can rent a 16' runabout and explore Horseshoe Bay and the surrounding area for one or two hours. If you like to go on your own this is a great outing for the family. The other fun adventure is taking the Inflatable tour for a fast and exciting ride... More 

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