Granville Island Boat Rentals


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In a Nutshell

1-hour speed boat rental lets up to 5 explore downtown, Howe Sound & Indian Arm coastlines; temporary license & safety equipment included

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jun 15, 2016. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per rental per day. May not be combined. Reservation required. 48-hour cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Credit card required for deposit. Subject to availability and weather conditions. Must be 21 or older to drive boat. Gas and $10 insurance fee not included. Minimum 2-hour rental required on weekends; second hour regular rate. No boating license required. Valid only for 17-foot Houston Glasscraft vessel. All passengers must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • C$30 for one 1-hour boat rental (C$65 value)

Customers can experience the thrill of driving a speed boat while navigating the scenic Vancouver coastline and surrounding Islands. They can also explore the waters around downtown Vancouver, watch seals at Bowen Island, or check out the waterfalls up Indian Arm.

Each Hourston Glasscraft rental boat is 17 feet long and has a 5-passenger capacity. Vessels come equipped with safety equipment for each passenger, dock-side instructions on how to operate the boat and stereos, as well as a powerful 75-horsepower engine. See the company’s website for additional boat information. This Groupon does not include gas or $10 insurance fee. There is a two-hour minimum for weekend rentals. For more information, see Granville Island Boat Rentals’ FAQ.

Granville Island Boat Rentals

Since 1982, Granville Island Boat Rentals has served more than a half million visitors as they step into a boat from Granville Island Marina and set off to explore sights such as Vancouver's vibrant downtown skyline and the islands and inlets of the serene Howe Sound and Indian Arm. With an priority on safety, their crew offers dockside instructions on operate speed boats before, with the harbour seals offering directions during the journey. Customers are replete with several experiences, ranging from calm cruises past the snow-capped mountains of Granite Falls of Indian Arm, or an adrenalin-fueled excursion through the islands of Howe Sound.

Customer Reviews

We had so much fun exploring the area by boat! Would recommend it !
Barbara K. · August 17, 2016
Love love love it so much fun
Kristina · June 26, 2016
It is a great way to see the seashore around Vancouver. The gas and insurance does increase the price quite a bit, but worth it! The guys who gave directions and instructions were efficient and thorough. Overall a great way to spend an hour or two!
Dawn J. · June 14, 2016
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    1696 Duranleau Street

    Vancouver, BC V6H 3S4


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