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The Aquabus

Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3R9, Canada
+1 604-689-5858
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Whether you are a tourist, casual rider, or a regular commuter, our comfortable vessels and friendly drivers let you travel with ease while you enjoy Vancouver's spectacular waterfront scenery. all our routes are wheelchair , bicycle, and pet friendly.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3R9, Canada
Granville Island & Fairview
+1 604-689-5858
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

I try that when I want to go back from granvile island to downtown of Vancouver and it is like a small boat but with open view so you can take pictures while on this aquabus. I tried because we dont have it here in...More

Thank Peggy Y
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We like to walk a lot when visiting big cities, so we decided to walk from downtown to the Hornby St. dock to catch the water taxi to Granville Island. We purchased a round trip ticket, and enjoyed the quick (5 minutes) trip over to...More

Thank TNgalfromNY
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We caught the Aquabus back to Gastown after walking along False Creek to the Burrard Bridge. The views of the city lights were really beautiful, and their were very few passengers at 9 o'clock on a Thursday night.

Thank Dennis T
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We rode the small boats on a calm and sunny day. I imagine it would be cold and wet (the craft ride low in the water) in inclement weather.

Thank plingaus
Reviewed 19 June 2016

After walking the sea wall we could not face the the walk over the large bridge to Granville Island so we decided to get the Aquabus. There are a number of places that you can get the small ferry from. The journey will cost $2.50...More

Thank Martiniy
Reviewed 19 June 2016

These aquabuses are not difficult to spot as they zip around false creek and are a great way to get around. For $7 return you can get from one side of False Creek to Granville Island. The captains are friendly and the service is excellent....More

Thank Patsuk
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Catching the Aquabus was very easy as their colorful ferries are easy to spot and they arrive quite often. Drivers make it easy to purchase tickets and they were especially helpful in making sure we were getting off in the closest ferry dropoff to our...More

Thank StarkIndus11
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

The fastest and safest way to get from downtown to Granville Island is by Aquabus, because of the traffic jams and the lack of parking. It's a short five minute ride across False Creek and it takes you right to the public market. Reasonably priced...More

Thank BC V
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We were looking for something to do to fill in a couple of hours and a local recommended this. It was a beautiful afternoon and we picked one stop and went to explore, but if I had time i'd go back and do the tour...More

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We took a fun and chilly Aquabus ride from DT Vancouver over to see a comedy show on the other side of town...fun!

Thank fleuryla
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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26 May 2017|
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Response from Susan B | Reviewed this property |
Hi not really sure as I lived in the area and don't drive. You can get free street parking if you move out of the downtown area. Not sure what they charge at the skytrain stations, but great advice from the Australian that... More
28 April 2016|
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Response from T S | Reviewed this property |
I think all of your questions can be answered at their website. You can also email them.
25 August 2015|
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Response from sueheim | Reviewed this property |
You can get a day pass, and that allows you to get on/off at any of the Aquabus stations. Check out the Aquabus website for information on fares and schedules (there's also a map with numbers for the stations so you an get... More