Boat Rental Drone Competition


Let the games begin ..

Granville Island Boat Rentals has just launched a “Battle of the Drones” competition.

The best boat rental drone footage of 2016 will win a $500 boat rental voucher.

Each drone rental receives 15% off.


Please note : drones are not allowed to be flown within 9km radius of Vancouver International Airport (YVR) or the Coal Harbor Sea Plane Terminal.

The Boats

The newest boats and best rates ..

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– Person 21 years of age or older as the driver, fluent in English, valid photo ID, a $600 deposit of either credit card or cash.

– Hourly rates do not include applicable taxes, fuel, and $10 insurance per driver

– Minimum rental period of 2 hours on weekends (Saturday & Sunday) and holidays

– Bottom Fishing Equipment (2x Rods, Tackle and Bait : $30), Crab Trap (Trap and Bait : $20)$10

Early Bird Special : $5 off any rental between 9 – 11am.
Not valid with any other offer.


Your safety is our priority. Our friendly staff will ensure you are completely comfortable at the helm before leaving the dock.

All of our boats are of rugged construction and fitted with life vests for each passenger plus safety equipment as required. We require you to carry a cell phone while on board the boat.

Easy Drive

Our easy to operate boats make boating fun. Whether it is your first time or you are a little rusty there is no need to worry.

We make sure everyone is comfortable before they leave the boat rental dock with some easy to follow instructions. All our rental boats are built to handle the local waters.


All of our rental boats are fitted with modern Yamaha outboard engines. These engines are the leaders in reliability.

These quiet, clean-burning, fuel efficient engines are world renowned for their reliability and ensure you feel safe while you explore the waters on your boating adventure.

Some Pics



250km of coast to explore ..

Below are 2 of the most popular boating adventures we recommend to our customers. Create your trip ..

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Corporate Groups

Team building at its best ..

If you are looking for a fun filled corporate event for your company then why not check out our fun filled corporate activities. You will be sure to find something that will suit your company. So whether its team building, summer party or you just want to get out of the office why not choose the Treasure Hunt, Sightseeing & Eco Tour or the Fishing Derby. More info on boat rental corporate events ..
Go Crabbing

Why not catch something for dinner ..

Just minutes from our boat rental location you will be at the best crabbing location. Rent a crab trap with bait included from our office and drop it at the start of your boat rental adventure.

Pick up dinner along the way ..

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Some questions answered ..

What is the minimum age to drive the rental boat?

The driver of the boat must be 21 years of age or older and fluent in English.

Are there any additional costs on top of the hourly rental rate?

The fuel, tax and insurance ($10 per driver) are not included in the hourly rate.

Do I need a boat license to rent a boat?

No .. we provide you with a free one day boating license when you rent with us.

More FAQ’s ..

Gift Cards

Boat Rental Gift Certificates

Adventure awaits .. with the perfect birthday gift. Learn more ..

Boat Rentals in Vancouver

Granville Island Boat Rentals has been renting boats to visitors and locals since 1982. Our Boat Rental location on Granville Island in downtown Vancouver makes it convenient for everyone to get to whether you are arriving by car, bike or ferry.

Our boat rental is located down on the ferry ramp facing Burrard Bridge which makes getting out into English Bay in minutes easy. Once out in the bay you have many places to visit, you can boat out towards Bowen Island and up to the Seal Colony or you can go under Lions Gate Bridge to Coal Harbour and up Indian Arm to Granite Waterfalls. If you don’t fancy going to far you can just relax out in English Bay or slowly cruise down False Creek. You wont be short of amazing views no matter where you go.


Granville Island Boat Rentals boats are clean, comfortable and our reliable yamaha engines are regularly maintained. No matter the journey you take near or far, fast or slow the adventure of a life time awaits.