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Hop-On, Hop-Off+ Sea Vancouver

Cruise at speeds of up to 55 kilometres per hour on an open zodiac-style vessel as you sail past English Bay, Coal Harbour, the North Shore, False Creek and Stanley Park on this 90-minute sea adventure. This tour is a thrilling adventure filled with fascinating facts about Vancouver shared by the expert skippers who show you our beautiful city from a new perspective. After, head from the sea to land on one of our modern double-decker buses to cruise around Stanley Park’s forests, Gastown and the Waterfront.

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

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Sea Vancouver Zodiac Tour

This 90-minute tour is the best way to get a unique glimpse of both Vancouver’s skyline and the beautiful mountains and oceans that surround it. Cruise at speeds of up to 55 kilometres per hour on an open zodiac-style vessel with your informative and expert Skipper.

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Stanley Park

Stanley Park has to be on the to-do list of each visitor to Vancouver. Containing activities and attractions for everyone to enjoy, it’s understandably popular for locals and visitors alike. Cherish the views of Vancouver’s striking skyline from the First Nations Totem Poles or hop off at Stop #5 – Prospect Point on our Hop On, Hop Off tour to enjoy alluring views of the North Shore Mountains with an ice cream in hand.

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Olympic Village

Hop off at Stop #12 – Olympic Village along the route and make your way to the geodesic dome that is the TELUS World of Science, situated at the end of False Creek. If you’re in a walking mood, a right turn along the Seawall takes you back into downtown Vancouver, while a left turn takes you along False Creek to Granville Island.

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Gastown

Gastown is where the city of Vancouver began. Designated as a National Historic Site in 1970, Gastown was once the downtown core, concentrated around Vancouver’s lucrative logging industry. A visit to Gastown today takes you back in time to the quaint streets of what Vancouver once was.

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Waterfront

At Stop #1 – Waterfront is one of the main hubs of Vancouver, Canada Place. Welcoming visitors from around the world, Canada Place Cruise Ship terminal juts out into Burrard Inlet, offers close-up views of the Port of Vancouver and the North Shore Mountains. You can also soar over Canada from east to west at FlyOver Canada.

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Tour Rates

  • Adult

    Ages 13 years +
    118
  • Child

    Ages 3-12 years
    103

Tour, Admissions & Taxes included and listed in Canadian Dollars.


 
Blackout Dates: May 3, June 21, 28, July 1, August 2, December 6 & 24, 25, 2020
January 1, February 9, April 18, 2021

Need To Know

TOUR INFORMATION

The Sea Vancouver Tour shows off Stanley Park, False Creek and Coal Harbour from the unique perspective of being on the water. These open-aired zodiacs showcase Vancouver’s sights from a safe, comfortable setting as you cruise by the North Shore Mountains on one side, and the skyline of Vancouver on the other. Learn about the history and landmarks of Vancouver as you cruise up to speeds of 55km/h across the water of Burrard Inlet and English Bay. Head from the sea to land and hop on to one of our modern double-decker buses to cruise around Stanley Park’s forests, Gastown and the Waterfront.

There is a minimum height requirement of 4-feet (120cm) which, typically applies to children under the age of seven.

Summer (May 1 – Oct 14)

  • First pick up starts at 9:00am; Last drop off by 7:00pm
  • Pick up frequency is approximately every 35 minutes.

Sea Vancouver Summer Hours:

  • Year Round, departs approximately every hour

Winter (Oct 15 – Apr 30)

  • Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
  • Pick up frequency is approximately every 60 minutes.

Sea Vancouver Winter Hours:

  • Year Round, departs approximately every hour

*Please note that the Hop-On, Hop-Off double-decker buses are not equipped to store large pieces of luggage. We suggest dropping off your luggage at your hotel and then join the tour at one of the 15 centrally located stops.

Hop on or off at any of the stops along the route. Get off at Stop #08 – Sunset Beach to catch the False Creek Ferry to Granville Island. Check-in with Sea Vancouver at 1666 Duranleau Street on Granville Island 30 minutes prior to the start of your adventure.

1. Waterfront – (Tour bus passenger zone at Canada Way) – Cruise Ship Terminal with Stunning Harbour Views

2. Coal Harbour – (1133 W Hastings Street; Passenger Zone at Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel) – Downtown Location near the Water and Picturesque Seawall

3. Robson Street – (1225 Robson Street; Passenger zone at Blue Horizon Hotel) – Famous Robson Street Shopping and Dining District

4. Park Pavilion – (610 Pipeline Road; Passenger zone just past Stanley Park Pavilion) – Vancouver’s Jewel, a 1001 Acres of Coastal Temperate Rainforest

5. Prospect Point – (5601 Stanley Park Drive; Tour bus passenger zone) – Panoramic Views of the Lions Gate Bridge, North Shore Mountains, and Burrard Inlet

6. Second Beach (Stanley Park Drive by crosswalk across from Stanley Park Brewing Company) – An Outdoor Wonderland with a Beach, Playground, Lagoon, and Pool

7. West End – (Beach Avenue and Davie Street in English Bay) – Urban Beach Area Lined with Endless Dining Options

8. Sunset Beach Park – (1050 Beach Avenue; In front of the Vancouver Aquatic Centre) – Sandy Beach and Ferry Service for Access to Granville Island

9. Burrard Central – (1015 Burrard Street; Passenger zone at the Century Plaza Hotel) – Colourful Davie Village Celebrating Vancouver’s Pride Culture

10. Yaletown – (North side of Davie Street at Pacific Avenue) – Trendy Shops, Bars and Restaurants with Patio Seating

11. Stadium District – (180 W Georgia Street; Passenger zone at the Sandman Hotel on Georgia) – Vancouver’s Sports Centre, Home to the Vancouver Canucks, Whitecaps and BC Lions

12. Olympic Village – (Main Street, north of transit stop) – Calming False Creek Featuring an Interactive Science Centre for Kids near Former Olympic Athlete Housing

13. Chinatown – (Passenger zone on Keefer Street at Columbia by monument) – Vibrant Chinatown and Classical Chinese Gardens

14. Gastown – (Richards Street; West side of the street at Harbour Centre pullout) – Historic Gastown Neighbourhood with Cobblestone Streets

15. City Centre – (791 W Georgia Street; Vehicle pullout in front of Four Seasons Resort) – Modern and Historic Luxury, with the Vancouver Art Gallery and Pacific Centre

Tour FAQ

  • 1. Is This Tour Accessible?
    The zodiac boat used for Sea Vancouver is not wheelchair accessible. This tour is not suitable for anyone with a history of serious medical conditions including but not limited to back or neck injury, recent surgery, and/or current or suspected pregnancy.
  • 2. What Should I Wear?
    Dress in layers for the day, including a warm shirt or outer layer. We recommend bringing comfortable walking shoes. The Weather out on the water can be windy and cold so we recommend a windbreaker jacket and long pants. Warm cruiser suits are provided by Sea Vancouver and must be worn. Closed-toed shoes and sunglasses are highly recommended.
  • 3. Are There Bathrooms On The Zodiac Boat?
    The Zodiacs are open-aired, and therefore do not have washrooms on board. We recommend that you use the public washrooms (located next to our office) before your departure.

 

General FAQ

  • 1. How Can I Buy Tickets for my Tour?
    You can purchase tickets through our website, your concierge, day-of from one of our onboard staff or by calling our reservations department at 604.255.7272.
  • 2. What’s the Cancellation Policy?
    To receive a full refund, passengers must notify Landsea Tours before 9:00am the day prior to their scheduled tour date. No refund will be provided for less than 24 hours notice unless the optional Travel Protection has been purchased.
  • 3. How Does the False Creek Ferries Ticket Work?
    One complimentary roundtrip ferries pass is included in your tour price at no additional cost! Have your Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket stamped by the False Creek Ferry staff at Stop #8 and at Granville Island to board the vessel.
  • 4. How Do Last Full Loop/Last Buses Work?
    The Last Full Loop is the last bus to complete an entire tour loop from where you get on. The last bus refers to the final time the bus will stop at a particular stop during the day. Your tour will then end at either Sunset Beach or Waterfront (Canada Place).
  • 5. How do the One and Two Day Tickets Work?
    Guests can choose either a 1 Day or 2 Day Pass. Please note: 2 Day Passes are valid for two consecutive days.
  • 6. Can this tour accommodate luggage?
    No, the Hop-On, Hop-Off buses are not equipped to store large rolling luggage. Therefore, we suggest that you drop your luggage off at your hotel and then join the tour at one of the 15 centrally located stops.

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