Daily Kayak Tour from Granville Island

Set off from our dock on Granville Island and paddle away in the protected waters of False Creek. This calm waterway is full of wildlife such as herons, seals and eagles.  On this intimate, small group tour view Vancouver’s neighbourhoods and attractions from the unique perspective of a kayak.  See Science World, BC Place stadium, “Giants” public art, and more. With lots of stops to recount Vancouver’s heritage, your guide takes you for a relaxing kayak experience. Before or after your tour, check out all that Granville Island has to offer such as gourmet food shops in the Public Market, artist studios or enjoy lunch at one of the many restaurants nearby.

This tour is a maximum of 6 participants per guide ensure a personalized and small group experience.

Dates & times:

  • Daily | 10:30am – 1pm
    • May 1 – Sept 10, 2017
  • Plus Saturday and Sunday | 2pm – 4:30pm
    • May 6 – Sept 10, 2017
  • From Sep 11 to April 30 please contact us to set up a private tour.


  • Granville Island


  • $69 per person plus 5% GST
  • Kayak and gear rental included
  • Youth aged 8-15 years are eligible for 50% discount (applied automatically at booking summary).  See Youth Policy for more details.


Tour is designed for those with no kayaking experience. We always paddle at a relaxed pace to take in the sights and stop for photos, so anyone with moderate fitness can easily join this tour!
Please let us know in advance if you have any condition that may affect your ability to paddle or enter a kayak from a dock. We’ll work with you to find a way to get you out paddling.

Trip Details:

Please check-in 10-15 minutes in advance of your tour start time.  The first 20 mins of your tour will be spent getting set up in your kayak and PFD (lifejacket), as well as getting familiar with how to use a paddle.  There will also be a short safety briefing on paddling as a group before getting on the water.

Following this, you’ll launch on our dock and have some time on the water to get comfortable and practice kayaking before setting off along the shoreline to take in the sights.  Our passionate guides are excited to meet you, share their favourite stories and help you experience from Vancouver from the unique perspective of a kayak.

Booking & Cancellation:

  • Pre-booking is required.
  • Within 6 hours of tour start time please call us at 604.689.7575 (or 1.888.425.2925 toll free) to see if there is still space available on today’s tour.