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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 3 days ago

I used this ferry to travel back from the Granville Island Market. This cost CAD $3.50 one way. This is payable on board in cash. It offers a cost effective and fun way to view Vancouver from the Pacific, giving another perspective on this fun...More

Thank Bones6t
Reviewed 4 days ago

These little ferries are a great way to get around all of the places along False Creek. You never wait more than about 10 minutes, the skippers are great and the prices are very reasonable.

Thank Barrymore23
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very cute small ferries across the bay. Run frequently and very inexpensive a one-time go, and since they only take about 10 people, you can swap travel stories comfortably.

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 5 days ago

These little water taxis run all day and every few minutes. Buy tickets for one way, return, or hop on hop off runs up and down False Creek. A must if you're getting about the False Creek area. Buy your tickets when you board the...More

Thank Grivola
Reviewed 6 days ago

You get aNice perspective from the little aquabusses as they chuff up the river. We caught ours from YaleTown to go to Science World. Our captain was informative and told us about the old and new and was kind enough to take a photo of...More

Thank 435lynw
Reviewed 1 week ago

A local recommended we use this ferry to go from Granville Island back to the the downtown area and enjoy the quick view. Right outside the market, it is readily accessible and indeed the view was nice, even if the trip itself is quite short.

Thank K T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Efficiently run boat ride. Fair prices and convenient. We paid right on the boat. No long waits on this fall day.

Thank 2travelfab
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting, cheep and regular, great views of the city. friendly skipper and nice smooth ride. took it from the stadium out and back.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I look forward to my False Creek Adventure! All the staff are friendly and helpful! Day pass is the way to go!! The boats are clean and well kept! Looking forward to the next adventure . Make sure to take in the museum and remember...More

Thank jennN69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean boats, very friendly "pilots", regular service, great way to get around that part of Vancouver. And very reasonable $

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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.