These Vancouver tours reveal the majestic scenery you can only experience from the water



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We all have our favourite beach, our favourite lake and maybe even our favourite marina, but this Vancouver company is offering ocean lovers the opportunity to experience Vancouver in a whole new way.

Vancouver Water Adventures offers seadoo, kayak, and even light-up paddle board rentals, from their three locations at Granville Island, Kitsilano Beach and English Bay Beach. They also offer boating adventures that include city tours, wildlife tours, sunset cruises, fireworks tours, and opportunities to explore exquisite natural scenery that’s only accessible from the water.

Take a look at their most popular tours below and get ready to breathe in that beautiful ocean air!

Granite Falls Tour

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The Granite Falls Tour is the best Indian Arm boat tour you can take. It travels through Vancouver Harbour, into Deep Cove and further up Indian Arm to witness the beautiful, natural fjord leading to Granite Falls. This tour is 2.5 to 3 hours long and is highlighted by unique views of Stanley Park, English Bay Beach, Lions Gate Bridge, Coal Harbour, Deep Cove, Twin Islands, Racoon Island, Buntzen Powerhouse and much, much more. All boat tours depart from Granville Island.

Ocean Is Yours Tour

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Get out on the water before the rest of the city while the water is at its calmest. The Ocean is Yours Tour is 2.5 hours long, allowing you that little bit of extra time to enjoy the sights and sounds of Bowen Island, the Seal Colony, Anvil Island and more.

City and Seal Tour

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City and Seals is a great tour if you want to see the famous landmarks and sights around Vancouver’s core. You have the opportunity to see the city from a new perspective as well as breathtaking views of some beautiful beaches and parks. To tip this tour over the edge, your get to visit the adorable seal colony, which is home to hundreds of seals! There are so many sights to see! Don’t miss out on the mountain ranges, wildlife the Howe Sound Fjord and everything else.

Smooth Classic Kayak Tour

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This tour is great for those who want to start their day off on the water. The Smooth Classic Kayak Tour leaves early so guests can enjoy calmness of the early morning water. Guides will show you everything you all the hot spots around Vancouver’s Coastline and False Creek.

Ultimate Jetski Day Tour

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This 7-hour day tour on Jet skis takes guests through Howe Sound and to many of its Islands. With a stop at Gibson Landing for lunch at one of three famous restaurants, guests are rejuvenated for the rest of tour where they will explore more wildlife, islands, mountains and the forests while making their way back to reality. This total package of a tour is for the traveler who is looking for the ultimate experience.

Light the Night Paddbleboard Tour

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Watch as your equipment comes to life, and streaks through the water with colourful light. The Light The Night Tour leaves every Friday and Saturday evening at dusk, and is approximately 1.5 hours long. Guests get to explore the inner Coastline of Vancouver, while catching the last glimpse of sunset. This tour departs 30 minutes prior to sundown.

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Vancouver Water Adventures also offers seadoo, kayak, paddle board and stand-up paddle board rentals, including a kayaking tour during the Celebration of Light, offering the most stellar views of the fireworks in the city. With summer officially here it’s a fabulous time to get on the water and experience what makes B.C. so beautiful!

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