Island Hopping Excursion

Day Trips & Excursions in Bowen Island

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Join us on an an incredible trip through Howe Sound and Vancouver.  This full day excursion truly showcases all that Vancouver has to offer.  The tour departs from Coal Harbour in downtown Vancouver which is in the heart of downtown. Featured destinations: Bowen Island, Gibson's Landing and Granville Island.  Take in the spectacular skyline, mountain and water views that Vancouver has to offer! Views that can only be seen from a boat's perspective.
Get a taste for coastal living during a guided Island-Hopping tour of Howe Sound and Vancouver. Pass beneath gleaming bridges, take photographs that can only be captured from the water, and enjoy the chance to spot seals and dolphins during this full-day Island Hopping excursion. Featured destinations include Bowen Island, Gibson's Landing and Granville Island. Depart Downtown Vancouver at in Coal Harbour, early in the day to make the most of your time in Howe Sound. Leave the city's tall skyscrapers and bustling thoroughfares in your wake while you cruise beneath Lion's Bay Bridge and into Howe Sound. With the tiller pointed toward the Sunshine Coast, drink in postcard-perfect maritime views and maintain a watchful gaze for wildlife including bald eagles and harbor seals who love to sun themselves on the rocks close to shore. Arrive at your first destination, Bowen Island. Treat yourself to some ice cream or a coffee while exploring this quaint little town. Our second destination is Gibson's Landing, which serves as the marine gateway to the Sunshine Coast. Rent a bike or kayak during your free time or peruse the town's charming artisan boutiques in search of souvenirs.  Our third and final destination is Granville Island.  Located in the heart of the city, Granville Island is Vancouver's little gem.  It is famous for its farmers and public markets featuring local vendors and artists.  There are several local restaurants, pubs and a local brewery, guaranteed to satisfy all tastes.   Depart at 8:45 am form our dock in Coal Harbour in Downtown Vancouver Arrive in Bowen Island at 9:30am Depart Bowen Island at 10:30am Arrive in Gibson’s at 11:15am Depart Gibson’s at 1:45pm Arrive at Granville Island at 2:45 pm Return to Coal Harbour dock at your convenience with our Hop on Boat Tour which departs from Granville Island every hour until 7pm.

What’s included

  • On board tour guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)