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Granite Falls Zodiac Tour

  • 3-hour afternoon zodiac-boat tour from Granville Island
  • Admire the sites of Granville Island by boat
  • Snap up-close shots of Siwash Rock, one of Vancouver’s most photographed formations
Granite Falls Zodiac Tour
From US$71.73
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Granite Falls Zodiac Tour
From US$71.73
Experience Vancouver sights by water on this 3-hour zodiac-boat tour from Granville Island. Cross False Creek and admire Siwash Rock, an iconic stone spire located near the Lion’s Gate Bridge. In Vancouver Harbour, learn about the waterfront landmarks. Venture into Deep Cove and the glacial fjord of the Indian Arm, for incredible views of granite cliffs that you can only see by boat. Capture the beauty of Granite Falls and Silver Falls before heading back.
What to Expect
Vancouver is a seaside city that should be explored by water. Hop aboard a zodiac boat from Granville Island on this afternoon tour and come away with frame-worthy pictures of iconic landmarks.
Get fitted into a survival suit during a safety briefing before stepping into the boat. Your knowledgeable guide shares historical accounts of Granville Island, the Eugenia Building, Bard on the Beach and the Burrard Street Bridge.
Cross False Creek and follow the shore along Stanley Park, enjoying boat speeds of up to approx. 25 knots (29 mph/46 kph). Stop near the Siwash Rock, an outcrop located near Third Beach and the Lion’s Gate Bridge, and learn about the history of the natural rock formation.
Explore Vancouver Harbour and gain insight into Canada Place, Seaspan, Lion’s Gate Bridge and more. Sail past the Ironworkers Bridge towards Deep Cove.

Enter the glacial fjord of Indian Arm, lined with granite cliff faces — this area is boat-access only and is surrounded by untouched natural British Columbia forests.  

Admire the cascades of Granite Falls from the zodiac (no deboarding), followed by a brief stop at the north end of Indian Arm and the Wigwam Inn.
Turn around and enjoy close-up views of Silver Falls. Return voyage on the same route, and take in views of Stanley Park, English Bay Beach, the Sulphur Pile, Coal Harbour, the Twin Islands, Racoon Island, Buntzen Powerhouse and more.
Reviews (74)
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Reviewed 30 October 2018
Great Way To See The Sights!

The Granite Falls Zodiac Tour was recommended to us by a friend and we were so glad to have taken her advice! Our guide, Dylan, was excellent and very informative, showing us the beautifully picturesque Indian Arm, Granite Falls and the incredible scenery along the...More

Thank sarebare6
Reviewed 2 October 2018
Absolutely amazing, so much fun!

It was an afternoon well spent! Our guide, Dylan, was informative and entertaining. There was lots to see and lots to learn about and was communicated well. Lots of wildlife, beautiful scenery, fun environment. I would recommend this tour to anyone who wants to learn...More

Thank Danielle L
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile
Awesome tour!

The beautiful scenery of Vancouver and Indiam Arm fjord was enhanced by our fun and friendly guide Dylan. He took great care of everyone, making sure we were comfortable and enjoying ourselves, and was engaging as he told us stories about the history of Vancouver....More

Thank Brittany C
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile
Would highly recommend!

Had so much fun on this adventure! Our tour guide Shane was so knowledgeable and would constantly check to make sure everyone was OK and enjoying themselves. The tour was great and it was awesome to be able to go so far out and see...More

Thank Z3836XQsaraht
Reviewed 26 September 2018
Absolutely not to miss

This is definitely a tour you should not miss! We had Alex as our guide and he was absolutely awesome. He was very patient with getting everyone ready and he was so much fun as well as very professional! This is one of the most...More

Thank Sherri S
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24 July 2018|
Response from Greg M | Reviewed this property |
Would have to call the office to find out.
Yvonne L
6 July 2018|
Response from 265raphaelb |
The company has a 120cm or 4ft minimum requirement for passengers for safety
Suzy W
3 July 2018|
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Response from kwkirton | Reviewed this property |
My back isn't great. I agree with the request about not crossing wakes. Otherwise unless waves are high, you should be fine. I'd sit on the back row as well. The bench seats are padded on the bottom and back; very comfy... More