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Ecomarine Paddlesport Centres

1668 Duranleau St | Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S4, Canada
+1 604-689-7575
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Ecomarine offers kayaking and stand up paddleboarding (SUP) from 2 of Vancouver's best oceanfront locations: Granville Island and Jericho Beach. Whether you are a first-timer or an experienced paddler, Ecomarine offers rentals, lessons and a variety of local tours that are designed for your level.Our retail store on Granville Island is open year round stocking a wide range of ocean kayaks, SUP boards and specialty products including clothing and accessories for all your outdoor adventures.
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1668 Duranleau St | Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S4, Canada
Granville Island & Fairview
+1 604-689-7575
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

This was an excellent introduction to kayaking. The instructors - both Mike and Ken - were top notch. They were extremely knowledgable and patient. The course was especially strong in the amount of time spent in the water with instructors practising skills. I would highly...More

Thank Itay W
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This was a great morning activity, paddling around Granville Island and up the river. The instructor was lovely, very helpful and clear instructions as well as interesting stories about the places we passed. This is a great way to see the city and enjoy some...More

Thank Kirsty P
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The company and tour guide were extremely welcoming, informative, and courteous. I felt I was in good hands the entire time. The tour included a brief but adequate introduction in use of the kayak. Once on the tour, the pace was slow enough to enjoy...More

Thank JBayers
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing time on this tour. The equipment was in great condition, the views spectacular and the tour guide, Rosa, was informative engaging and picked the best route for the time of day. Amazing sites and a beautiful sunset topped it all off. Definitely...More

Thank 604TravelingCanadian
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Just returned from a lovely private tour of False Creek. It would have been a bit daunting without our guide. Susie made us feel at ease from the very start. Can't think of a better way to enjoy a sunny afternoon in Vancouver than paddling...More

Thank sekret_skwirrel
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We played tourists in our own town and booked a Granville Island kayak tour. It was a great experience and our tour guide was knowledgeable and fun!

Thank Meghan A
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We did the Granville island kayak your. Suzie, our guide, was fantastic. She thoroughly set us up in out tandem kayaks, giving us reminders on how to use them as it had been over 25 years for us. She constantly gave us snippets of history...More

Thank Sandals246
Reviewed 30 August 2017

My wife and I booked private lessons as a couple under one instructor at the Jericho beach facility on two separate days. With some previous experience, we had purchased two kayaks from Ecomarine last year, and these lessons were to refresh, improve and expand paddling...More

Thank IanLorna
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great time and learnt a lot on the Navigation series course at Jericho sailing club. Mike Gilbert has a great ability to keep lessons interesting especially over a 3 hour period and does a wonderful job of breaking it up with anecdotes from...More

Thank Trave11ing_Engineer
Reviewed 28 August 2017

It was fun and the teacher carefully explained everything in detail that I need to know. excellent teacher.

Thank Serina S
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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19 April 2017|
Response from Ecomarine P | Property representative |
Hi Karen, Depending on the tour we'd be happy to provide more information on meals and campsites. On all multi-day tours the food is delicious! Please feel free to reach us at via our company contact info. Happy... More
Tamara M
5 August 2015|
Response from Ecomarine P | Property representative |
Hi Tamara, We are open at our Granville Island location all year round. Jericho and English Bay will finish their season mid-September. You can give us a call at 604 689 7575 to make a rental reservation. Best, Tessa