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False Creek Ferries

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The original little blue ferries of Vancouver. Based on Granville Island, we have been serving locals and tourists alike since 1982. We provide year-round service to 9 stops along False Creek, from Kitsilano Beach to Science World.
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1804 Boat Lift Lane | Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3Y2, Canada
Granville Island & Fairview
+1 604-684-7781
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Reviewed yesterday

Round Trip 40 min Mini Cruise Ferry Ride - I was disappointed that there was not any narrator driver who would tell us about the scenic boat ride since it was mentioned in the false creek ferries website.

Thank Genevieve G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Jumped on this cute little ferry for a quick trip from Science Cnetre to Granville Island. Worth the trip and great value.

Thank JAM2501
Reviewed 4 days ago

Take the water taxi/ferry while in Vancouver. You'll be happy that you did! Very convenient and is an enjoyable ride along the water. Also, an economical way of getting around the city with a stunning view.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice ride down the river. We got off the ferry at the stop after the Science World and walked to Chinatown.

Thank Islgrrl
Reviewed 5 days ago

These inexpensive little ferries are the best way to see Vancouver. Perfectly delightful; frequent and friendly service.

Thank BearZee
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took this tiny ferry to Granville Island thus eliminating trying to find a place to park. It was thrilling being on the "ocean" if aonly for a few minutes

Thank fraeya b
Reviewed 6 days ago

Sure, you could walk around False Creek or to Granville Island but where would be the fun in that?! Got a day pass and definitely took advantage of it, travelling the length of the creek and getting off at most of the stops. The ferries...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

At $5,50 return, the False Creek Ferry is a great way to get to Granville Island from the West End. The boats are cute and run regularly.

Thank Phillip W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful .relaxing. View of Harbour with great photo ops of city! You can get off at various stops, well worth the money! You can take pictures of many buildings in Vancouver!

Thank charlesn864
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the ferry from David Nam park to Granville Island, the boats are super cute and the drivers we had that day were very kind and smiling. A nice alternative from the car or bus and with a view!

Thank boommtl
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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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August 25, 2018|
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Response from Brian V | Reviewed this property |
The False Creek Ferries run everyday rain or shine.
Suzanne W
June 27, 2018|
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Response from Kuldip5 | Reviewed this property |
They accept credit cards (Visa and MasterCard) and debit cards at their Granville Island dock, this is a good point to start if you want round trip fares, I believe it’s cash only on the boat for journeys from other docks.
May 16, 2018|
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Response from Arcosdad | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, not set up for that as far as I can see. You might email to ask. Very bobbing around type small boat, little deck space.