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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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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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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 2 days ago

We took the ferry from the dragon boat docks to Granville Island. The pilots were friendly and it's a super fun way to get around.

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 3 days ago

These little ferries are a hoot. And we were very impressed that they leave not wake. Just big fun, and so convenient.

Thank Honeymoonforever
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice trip, on time with captains who are very personable and interesting. We extended the return trip just to spend more time with the talkative captain.

Thank Marti R
Reviewed 4 days ago

again, ask for senior pricing as it's a tad expensive, but this is a great way to get off Granville Island and jump off in the CBD

Thank r s
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our hotel was on Hornby Street and we walked to the end of it and hopped on one of these little ferries and 2 minutes later we were at Granville Island, right by the public market. Adorable!

Thank CTKath
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ferried from Granville Island to Yaletown by a yound driver who drove that boat as though it were a Porsched, every docking a spinning, sliding soft homing. The boat was pleasant enough, though these ferries have ceilings that tall women and many men will have...More

Thank bobsolomon
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took a number of these taxis while in Vancouver. Great friendly service. Never had to wait long for a taxi. Definitely recommend. The people who work on the boats are also a great resource for suggestions for restaurants and activities. Fees are $3.50 for...More

Thank maddog4221
Reviewed 4 days ago

Kitchy, cute, convenient, cheap! As in "free" with coupons all the tour guides provide. Takes you to/from Stanley Park. These are no more than a 5 minute ride so even the queasiest person won't get seasick!

Thank designconcierge
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Pick a sunny day and buy an all-day pass for $16. The ferries run every 15 minutes (or less). It's a great way to see the city. We liked the False Creek Ferries because they go all the way out to the Maratime Museum; the...More

Thank SouthboundEventually
Reviewed 4 days ago

A fun and cute way to get across the creek. It is only a small boat and takes only a few minutes but it is convenient to use

Thank Malachi W
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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Can you take a large suitcase on the Ferrie?
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