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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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1668 Duranleau St | Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S4, Canada
Granville Island & Fairview
+1 604-689-7575
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Reviewed yesterday

Our family of four took the full moon kayak adventure in two tandem kayaks. We weren't sure what to expect, never having paddled at night time. We've done some canoeing, and only a little kayaking, but found the kayaks easy to maneuver and the pace...More

Thank Michele_plus3
Reviewed 5 days ago

I just want to thank my instructors Ken and Mike for making this course so enjoyable and fun to learn.The course run during July 2017 and you must be comfortable submerging in the water to learn self and assisted rescue . I highly recommend taking...More

Thank Franz R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Susie was a great tour guide on our journey down False Creek. We saw a couple of seals during our trip. We were able to learn a lot about the city from a different perspective. This was the first thing we did after checking into...More

Thank WorldTraveler4789
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I booked a 2 hr private lesson and our instructor was Veronica. She was patient, encouraging and gently corrected us when needed. I especially liked that she taught us so much about paddling, the vocabulary, different types of boards, etc. We left...More

Thank evashuk2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great kayaking tour around Vancouver - we were on a small tour (4 of us) and the ladies who took us were very helpful, friendly and fun. We had the amazing pleasure of also being accompanied by some harbour seals along the way too!

Thank traceyf0011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing teacher. Very professional run class. A clear description was given to all necessary gear needed. Would and will definitely recommend Ecomarine.

Thank John L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very enjoyable, gentle couple of hours kayaking around False Creek, which is an excellent way to see the Vancouver skyline and some lesser known backwaters. The instructor/guide was particularly fun, helpful and knowledgeable.

Thank Jeremy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was incredibly thorough, personable, and friendly. She taught us the basics and took us through False Creek. She had so much historical knowledge and many fun facts about the area. The group was just myself and my husband, a mother and daughter, and...More

Thank J C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm an experienced canoeist and intermediate kayaker, and my girlfriend is an intermediate canoeist and neophyte kayaker. We plan to do some kayaking this summer, so a private lesson with EcoMarine looked like a good idea! It was a great experience: the instructor was well-prepared...More

Thank TJ R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There was 8 of us. We did a 2 hours kayak guided tour of Granville Island and it was great! Some of us had never been on a kayak before and everyone felt very safe! It was pretty easy to launch from the dock and...More

Thank SebVancouver D
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
6 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