We all have our favourite beach, our favourite lake and maybe even our favourite marina, but this Vancouver company is offering ocean lovers the opportunity to experience Vancouver in a whole new way.
Vancouver Water Adventures offers seadoo, kayak, and even light-up paddle board rentals, from their three locations at Granville Island, Kitsilano Beach and English Bay Beach. They also offer boating adventures that include city tours, wildlife tours, sunset cruises, fireworks tours, and opportunities to explore exquisite natural scenery that’s only accessible from the water.
Take a look at their most popular tours below and get ready to breathe in that beautiful ocean air!
Granite Falls Tour
The Granite Falls Tour is the best Indian Arm boat tour you can take. It travels through Vancouver Harbour, into Deep Cove and further up Indian Arm to witness the beautiful, natural fjord leading to Granite Falls. This tour is 2.5 to 3 hours long and is highlighted by unique views of Stanley Park, English Bay Beach, Lions Gate Bridge, Coal Harbour, Deep Cove, Twin Islands, Racoon Island, Buntzen Powerhouse and much, much more. All boat tours depart from Granville Island.
Ocean Is Yours Tour
Get out on the water before the rest of the city while the water is at its calmest. The Ocean is Yours Tour is 2.5 hours long, allowing you that little bit of extra time to enjoy the sights and sounds of Bowen Island, the Seal Colony, Anvil Island and more.
City and Seal Tour
This tour will take you along the epic coastline of English Bay, out to Lighthouse park, where you can find a colony of seals frolicking on the rocks before heading back into False Creek. Additional sights include Stanley Park, English Bay Beach, Lions Gate Bridge, the beautiful homes of West Vancouver, offshore freighters, Seal Colony, Siwash Rock, Jericho Sailing Centre, Kitsilano Beach, Granville Island, Yaletown and much more.
Smooth Classic Kayak Tour
The Smooth Classic Kayak Tour departs from our Kitsilano Beach location at 8:30 am. Early, but at this time there is little other boat traffic, letting your tour group make the most of this popular local tour. The smooth classic kayak tour gives you the opportunity to see Vancouver’s Science World, BC Place stadium and False Creek’s floating homes and marinas. In addition to this iconic sights, you’ll spot different bird species, and harbour seals. Your experienced tour guide will lead you through Vancouver’s most interesting sites, while providing a glimpse into the history of our beautiful city.
Ultimate Day Tour
This 7-hour Seadoo tour includes lunch in the famous Town of Gibsons on the Sunshine Coast. Travel through the Howe Islands and visit amazing locations, including two different Seal Colonies, Bald Eagle habitats, Horseshoe Bay and to the Old Growth Temperate Rain Forest beyond Gambier Island.
Light the Night Paddbleboard Tour
Watch as your equipment comes to life, and streaks through the water with colourful light. The Light The Night Tour leaves every Friday and Saturday evening at dusk, and is approximately 1.5 hours long.
Vancouver Water Adventures also offers seadoo, kayak, paddle board and stand-up paddle board rentals, including a paddle board tour during the Celebration of Light, offering the most stellar views of the fireworks in the city. With summer officially here it’s a fabulous time to get on the water and experience what makes B.C. so beautiful!
To learn more, visit vancouverwateradventures.com
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