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Granite Falls Vancouver Zodiac Boat Tour

Discover Vancouver’s incredible waterfront wonders on the 3-hour Granite Falls zodiac boat tour from Granville Island. You’ll travel through Vancouver Harbour and into Deep Cove and the glacial fjord of the Indian Arm for views of the granite cliffs from the water.
Where:Vancouver, British Columbia
Price for:1 Participant
Granite Falls Vancouver Zodiac Boat Tour
Granite Falls Vancouver Zodiac Boat Tour.
Price shown is per person.
Enjoy a scenic sightseeing tour of Vancouver’s spectacular coastline.

Your adventure begins at Granville Island where you’ll hop aboard a zodiac boat. You’ll get geared up in a survival suit and your guide will share stories about the history of Granville Island, the Burrard Street Bridge, the Eugenia Building, Bard on the Beach and more.

Once you’ve passed False Creek, your zodiac boat will pick up speed to around 40-50 km/h and follow the shore along Stanley Park.  At Siwash rock, an outcrop near Third Beach and the Lion’s Gate Bridge, you’ll have a chance to get out, and learn about this unique natural formation and take some pictures. 

Your tour continues exploring Vancouver Harbour and you’ll learn about Seaspan, Canada Place, Lion’s Gate Bridge and more. Your zodiac will sail past Ironworkers Bridge towards Deep Cove and you’ll enter the glacial fjord of Indian Arm. This area, lined with granite cliff faces, is only accessible by boat and is surrounded by untouched, natural British Columbian forests.

You’ll be able to admire the cascade of Granite Falls  and Silver Falls from the zodiac, followed by a brief stop at the north end of Indian Arm.

On the way back to Granville Island, you’ll follow the same route taking in views of Stanley Park, the English Pile, Coal Harbour, the Twin Islands, English Bay Beach, Racoon Island, Buntzen Powerhouse and more.

From the towering container ships amid stunning city views to seals at play, the Granite Falls Zodiac Tour is a great way to enjoy a summer day.

Whether you’re a native of the city or this is your first time visiting British Columbia, add this Vancouver sightseeing boat tour to your list of day trips and fun things to do in Vancouver.

Tour highlights:

  • An exciting boat tour around Vancouver’s waterfront in a high-powered Zodiac boat.
  • Cruise past Stanley Park, Coal Harbour, and Lions Gate Bridge.
  • Have an opportunity to check out BC wildlife with a cruise by Seal Island.
  • Glacial-carved fjord and rugged cliffs around Indian Arm.
  • Tumbling 150-foot (46-metre) cascades of misty Granite Falls.

What's included:

  • An entertaining, professional guide
  • Lifejacket
  • Optional warm and waterproof cruising suit for cooler days

Duration: 3 hours

Season: Tours daily June to September

Need to know:

  • Departure is from Granville Island.
  • Maximum capacity is 12 passengers.
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  • Minimum height requirement to participate is 4 ft.
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems or pregnant women.

  • This tour requires a minimum of four people. If it is canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

  • There is no bathroom on the boat. Facilities are available before and after your tour.
  • Tours run rain or shine. Please dress appropriately.

This Vancouver sightseeing experience takes place at Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia. 

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