A ride on one of the cute little passenger ferries operated by False Creek Ferries or Aquabus offers a lot of 'fun-factor' for your money.
While these little ferries operated by private companies are not part of Vancouver's public transit system, they do provide convenient transportation to numerous points around the city for a reasonable price making them popular with visitors and local commuters alike. Besides being a great option for getting to some of Vancouver's attractions, they are also a great way to enjoy some sightseeing. Get a unique perspective of the city only available from on the water. You might even spot some of the resident seals living in the area.
The operators are helpful and courteous and are always happy to tell you a bit about your surroundings during the ride.
In addition to regular 1-way and return fares you can also purchase a day pass. A choice of sightseeing excursions is available for a modest fee.
False Creek Ferries or Aquabus serve the following attractions featured on our website, making them a great option for getting to them while enjoying some great sightseeing at the same time.
- Granville Island
- Vanier Park and Kitsilano Beach
- H.R. MacMillan Space Center Planetarium
- Vancouver Maritime Museum
- Museum of Vancouver
- Telus World of Science
- Rogers Arena
- BC Place Stadium
The Aquabus serves 8 points around False Creek. False Creek Ferries, linked to below, serves 5 locations.
Facts For Your Visit
Official Website: False Creek FerriesFee:
Hours may be subject to change. Please verify on the official website, especially where Covid restrictions are in effect.
- Monday: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Tuesday: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Wednesday: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Thursday: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Friday: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Saturday: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Sunday: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
1804 Boatlift Lane
Vancouver, BC V6H 3Y2
Phone: +1 604-684-7781
Janna L. Aug-02-2017
In my next life, I want to be this ferry driver! We hopped on at Granville Island after checking out the Market and asked the gal to take us as far as she... Read More
James M. Oct-13-2019
Loved these Little ferry boats which are actually water taxis that take you out to Granville island or kips Bay. They're covered and will get you out of the... Read More
Georgie H. Jan-03-2019
These little passenger ferry boats are a must-do when visiting or living in the West End of Vancouver. Cute way to cross the "creek" and get from point A to... Read More
Accommodations near False Creek Ferries:
|Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|Canada Line||Yaletown / Roundhouse||3 Minutes|
|Expo Line||Main Street / Science World||2 Minutes|
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