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The Boats

Rent your very own private speed boat from Vancouver Boat Rentals and start exploring the spectacular coastline of Vancouver.

Looking to entertain friends or family? Vancouver boat rentals promises a fun filled adventure.

Best boat rental location
Fastest speed boats in Vancouver
Free 1 day boating license
3+ hour discount rental rates

With our easy access to Vancouvers coastline you will be out enjoying the waters in no time.

Applicable taxes, fuel, and $10 insurance per driver are not included in our hourly rates.

Top Places To See

Why not plan your own route? You are the captain of your own adventure. Here are two of our most popular boating adventures :

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The driver must be 21 years or older.

Boat Rentals

Rent your very own private speed boat today. No boating license required.

Best boat rental location
Free 1 day boating license
Fastest speed boats in Vancouver
3+ hour discount rental rates
3 Hours Free Parking
Easy access to Vanouvers coastline

Vancouver Boat Rentals has the newest and best maintained boats in Vancouver.

Why not do some bottom fishing ( $30 - 2 rods, tackle & bait ) or crabbing ( $10 ). The world renowned Dungeness crab fishing grounds are just minutes from our docks.

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Vancouver Boat Rentals

Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Vancouver Boat Rentals has the best boat rental location for your exploration of the Vancouver coastline.

Vancouver Boat Rentals makes it easy to rent a boat and start navigating the spectacular snow capped coastline of Downtown Vancouver, Howe Sound Islands and the Indian Arms Granite Waterfalls.

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Vancouver Boat Rentals

Boat RentalsLocated in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Vancouver Boat Rentals has the best boat rental location to start exploring the Vancouver coastline. Vancouver Boat Rentals is located at the entrance to the world famous Granville Island. It has one of the largest speed boat rental fleets in Vancouver with boats ranging from the less powerful 16ft - 50hp Hourston Glasscrafts up to the faster and more exciting 18ft - 115hp Glastron GT boats. Vancouver Boat Rentals has a boat to meet your every boating need.

Vancouver Boat Rentals makes it easy to rent a boat and start navigating the spectacular snow capped coastline of Downtown Vancouver, Howe Sound Islands and the Indian Arms Granite Waterfalls. You chose a day and time to rent a boat, then simply make an online reservation or drop by the office. We provide orientation for your trip, this is straightforward and only takes around 10-15 minutes. During this time you will be provided with a temporary boating certificate which is valid for your boat rental. You will be shown how to operate the boat and the safety equipment that is provided. Vancouver Boat Rentals provides life jackets for all passengers on the boat, including infants and youths. Our staff at Vancouver Boat Rental ensure you are comfortable operating the rental boat before you leave the dock. We are there to answer any questions you may have regarding operation, safety and navigation of the speed boat.

Vancouver Boat Rentals Adventure

Exploring with Vancouver Boat RentalsNavigating your own path through Vancouver’s waters provides you with an experience like no other. Look up and catch sight of a bald eagle, look down and see the harbour seals at play. What better and more exhilarating way to spend a day in Vancouver than exploring it from the water.There is no skyline just quite like it, from the snow capped peaks of the North Shore, Indian Arm mountains to the downtown skyscrapers. Vancouver Boat Rentals ensures you have a clean and well maintained boat for your boating adventure.

Vancouver Boat Rentals average boat rental duration is between 2-3 hours. In this time you can venture East to the spectacular Granite Waterfalls or West to the seal colony in the Howe Sound. Both trips East and West are amazing and both offer different views and experiences.

Head East With Your Boat Rental

Boat Rental VancouverIf venturing east to the Granite waterfalls here is what you can expect. You will start your Vancouver Boat Rental experience from the heart of Vancouver, on Granville Island.

After setting sail from our dock you will make you way under the Burrard Street Bridge, pass the golden sandy beaches of English bay and make you way around the giant pine tree covered headland of Stanley Park. Pass under the immense and historic Lions Gate Bridge and head towards the second of the major bridges connecting downtown Vancouver to the North shore, the Second Narrows Bridge. This bridge marks the quarter way point in your Vancouver Boat Rental experience. You are know entering the stunning mountain fiord scenery of the Indian Arm

Below are some FAQ's :

What age do I need to be to be able to drive a rental boat?

The minimum age to drive a Vancouver Boat Rental's boat is 21 years of age.

What documents are required when I go to rent a boat?

Vancouver Boat Rentals requires a government ID and a $600 deposit by credit card or cash.

What other costs are involved in renting a boat other then the hourly rate?

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

Do I need a boating license to rent a boat?

No .. you don't need a boating license to rent a boat. If you don't have a boating license we can provide you with a temporary license for the duration of your Vancouver boat rental.

I plan on doing some fishing when out on the boat, do I need a fishing license?

Yes .. to fish in the coastal waters of BC you need a fishing licence. You can get your fishing license online by clicking this link >>

Can my infant child come on the boat rental with us?

Yes .. there is no age limit for the boat rental passengers. We have life jackets for all ages including infants.

Can I bring my K-9 pal on the rental boat?

Yes .. you can bring your K-9 pal on the Vancouver rental boat. There is a $10 clean up fee if there is excessive hair or dirt left in the boat after your rental.

Where can we explore when we rent a boat with Vancouver Boat Rentals?

The areas to explore are endless, but there are boundaries. The boundary to the west is Bowen Island (17km away) and the boundary to the east is Indian Arm (27km away). View a list of the 12 top areas to explore by boat >>

Can we bring alcohol on the boat with us?

No .. you can not bring alcohol on the rental boat. Vancouver Boat Rentals has a strict no alcohol policy.Any person on the boat found with alcohol on their person will be reported to the Vancouver Marine Police Department. Drinking on boats not equipped with cooking or toilet facilities is the same as driving under the influence on the road.

Does Vancouver Boat Rentals have a cancellation policy for the boat rental reservations?

Yes .. Vancouver Boat Rentals has a standard 7 day cancellation policy. If you cancel your reservation within 7 days you receive a full refund. If you cancel your boat rental reservation within 48 hours of your boat rental, you can reschedule your reservation to another day. Not showing up to reservation or cancelling your reservation on the day of the boat rental will result in the full boat rental charge.

Why should we rent a boat with Vancouver Boat Rentals?

  • Enjoy the newest boat rental fleet in Vancouver.
  • Enjoy the best boat rental rates in Vancouver.
  • We have the most convenient boat rental location. Situated in the heart of downtown Vancouver, at the entrance to the world famous Granville Island.
  • We provide a free boating license for the duration of your rental.
  • We have been operating for over 20 years, established in 1992.