Vancouver 17-Foot Self-Driven Boat Rental

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 Hr
  • Departure Time :
    9am, 10am, 11am, Noon, or 1:30pm
  • Departure Details :
    Sewell's Marina Ocean Adventure Centre in West Vancouver or a hotel pickup from downtown Vancouver hotels
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Explore the waters close to Vancouver with this 1-hourspeed boat rental. Discover the protected region of Howe Sound, just minutes from downtown Vancouver, in a 17-foot speed boat.Each boat can accommodate up to five passengers.Visit a seal colony or bird sanctuary, stop at an island for homemade pie or local artisan shops, and keep an eye out for orcas and humpback whales. There is something for everyone. Expert instruction plus the boat, fuel, and all safety equipment are included.


  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Excellent value for money
  • Family friendly
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

Know More about this tour

Begin this exciting, self-driven boating experience fromSewell's Marina Ocean Adventure Centre inWest Vancouver, BC or upgrade to include hotel shuttle transportation from Downtown vancouver.

Upon check-in, please bring identification and a credit card for a pre-authorization of $500, which is returned upon the completion of the rental. After the paperwork is filled out (approximately 10 minutes), receive all the required safety instruction. The local tour operator provides maps and suggestions for the trip based on the time available. Once everything has been reviewed, a temporary permit will be issued to operate the boat for the duration of the trip.

Chart any course desired while out on the waters. There are more than 22 islands within the boundaries and it's possible to see downtown Vancouver from the southern portion a truly stunning sight.Visit a seal colony or bird sanctuary, stop at an island for homemade pie or local artisan shops, and keep an eye out for orcas and humpback whales. There is something for everyone.

Safety instruction, plus the 17-foot boat, fuel, all the necessary safety equipment (like life jackets), plus maps and points of interest are included. Life jackets can accommodate children from 20 pounds up to adults. The boat carries enough fuel for up to four hours.

Upon returning to the marina, one of the staff members will assist with docking the boat while someone at the check-in counter will complete the rental.


All taxes, fees, and handling charges

Safety Instruction

Boat, fuel, and all safety equipment

Maps and points of interest

Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)


The listed price does not include an $8 parking fee, payable at the time of tour check-in

Food and drinks

Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum age is 21 years old

Photo ID and Visa, MasterCard, Amex required for deposit

Not recommended for participants with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant women

Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required

The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, an alternative date or full refund will be offered