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False Creek Ferries

1804 Boat Lift Lane | Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3Y2, Canada
+1 604-684-7781
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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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  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1804 Boat Lift Lane | Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3Y2, Canada
Granville Island & Fairview
1804 Boat Lift Lane | Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3Y2, Canada
+1 604-684-7781
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Reviewed yesterday

Best way to travel from downtown to Granville Island. Or just go for a ride to see the city from a new perspective!

Thank DianaB48
Reviewed yesterday

We had been planning on taking the Aquabus (and did, later in our trip), but False Creek Ferries' boat showed up first when we were waiting on the Yale Town dock. This ferry line has slightly fewer stops than the aquabus, so it was a...More

Thank NDillinger
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

These are the smallest ferries I’ve been on, and so much fun even for the short trip across the water from Granville Island to the Aquatic Centre (which we did twice). It’s a more interesting way to go that over the bridge, especially if you...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the first full day in Vancouver, we made the mistake of thinking that walking over Granville bridge would be easy. It isn't and it's not to be recommended. However, a trip on this charming little ferry service is perfect. It's not cheap, but then...More

Thank mkacary
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get yourself to and from Granville Island where there is lots going on all the time. This is the easy, no stress way as parking on the island is always a nuisance.

Thank Charlene M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the ferry on a rainy morning from near Stanley Park to Granville Island. It runs about every 10 minutes. We also purchased ticket that we could board at Granville to Yale Town. Very convent and our trip was smooth and warm.

Thank lady58_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful day trip for us is take the sky train to downtown Vancouver, go for a walk to False Creek, then take one of the False Creek ferries over to Granville Island Market for some shopping. The price of the ferry ride is reasonable...More

Thank brian790
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When the weather is good and you wish to get around the inner harbour of Vancouver this is a convenient way to go

Thank twindates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is perfect to visit different points of Vancouver's best shore stops. Consider getting a day pass for maximum enjoyment. Also pay attention to closing times, because in winter they tend to reduce so be careful not to end on the other side of the...More

Thank Carlos F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love taking photos from these little boats and in December you get to see all the other boats lit up with lights :D

Thank Joanna T
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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27 August 2017|
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Response from granaof6 | Reviewed this property |
They do have a 40 minute tour that only costs $11 CAD. It goes to all the stops the Ferry makes on False Creek and returns you to their main dock.
16 May 2017|
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Response from gaddingabout2016 |
Yes however it would be awkward getting your suitcase on and off, especially if it's busy, and it would be challenging getting your suitcase down to the dock. I would not advise it. It doesn't make sense to be dragging a... More