Best ferries in Vancouver

Check out the top ferries in Vancouver, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal
1. Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal
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9 local reviews
Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal
Bus stationTransit station
Valerie
This will give you an idea of where the BC ferry lands on the island. You can take a city bus to downtown (ab…
Maz
Take the ferry to Vancouver Island, or other small islands
Tracy & Bryan
Ferry Terminal to Vancouver Island (Nanaimo and Victoria) and Gulf Islands.
1. Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal
1. Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal
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9 local reviews
Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal
Valerie
Valerie
This will give you an idea of where the BC ferry lands on the island. You can take a city bus to downtown (about 40 minutes).
Maz
Maz
Take the ferry to Vancouver Island, or other small islands
Tracy & Bryan
Tracy & Bryan
Ferry Terminal to Vancouver Island (Nanaimo and Victoria) and Gulf Islands.
2. Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal
2. Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal
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15 local reviews
Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal
Bus stationTransit station
Wayne
One of the most convenient features of Lions Bay is your vicinity to the ferry terminal. You'll have access t…
James
You can catch a BC Ferry here to the Sunshine Coast or Vancouver or Bowen Islands in case you wish to explore …
Coralie
A 20 minute drive to this picturesque village, with excellent dining facilities and interesting shops. The Fe…
2. Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal
2. Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal
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15 local reviews
Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal
Wayne
Wayne
One of the most convenient features of Lions Bay is your vicinity to the ferry terminal. You'll have access to any number of islands (Bowen…
James
James
You can catch a BC Ferry here to the Sunshine Coast or Vancouver or Bowen Islands in case you wish to explore further afield.
Coralie
Coralie
A 20 minute drive to this picturesque village, with excellent dining facilities and interesting shops. The Ferry Terminal connects to Nanai…
3. Granville Island
3. Granville Island
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224 local reviews
Granville Island, Vancouver
SublocalityPolitical
Steve
An incredible neighbourhood - Granville Island is a collection of shops, galleries, cafes, restaurants, indepe…
Tony and Yolanda
Granville Island, linked to Downtown by small ferries, is a bustling peninsula in False Creek known for Granvi…
Catherine
Granville Island Market is a local icon- there are arts and crafts, fruit, vegetable and specialty food stores…
3. Granville Island
3. Granville Island
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224 local reviews
Granville Island, Vancouver
Steve
Steve
An incredible neighbourhood - Granville Island is a collection of shops, galleries, cafes, restaurants, independent vendors, book stores, l…
Tony and Yolanda
Tony and Yolanda
Granville Island, linked to Downtown by small ferries, is a bustling peninsula in False Creek known for Granville Island Public Market, whos…
Catherine
Catherine
Granville Island Market is a local icon- there are arts and crafts, fruit, vegetable and specialty food stores, and also many artisinal busi…
4. False Creek Ferries - Maritime Museum/Kitsilano
4. False Creek Ferries - Maritime Museum/Kitsilano
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3 local reviews
Ferry Ramp, Vancouver
Establishment
Jason
Take the ferry here . To see Canada's maritime history.
Adam
Small ferries along the length of False Creek
Adam
Small ferries along the length of False Creek
4. False Creek Ferries - Maritime Museum/Kitsilano
4. False Creek Ferries - Maritime Museum/Kitsilano
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3 local reviews
Ferry Ramp, Vancouver
Jason
Jason
Take the ferry here . To see Canada's maritime history.
Adam
Adam
Small ferries along the length of False Creek
Adam
Adam
Small ferries along the length of False Creek
5. Bowen Island
5. Bowen Island
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5 local reviews
Bowen Island, Bowen Island
LocalityPolitical
Robert
Bowen Island can be visited on a day trip by taking a ferry from Horseshoe Bay. Park your car and walk on the …
Alan
Park your car in Horseshoe Bay - walk onto the ferry and hike around Killarney Lake (2 hours 9 km) then have l…
Jane
Bowen Island makes a great day trip. A 20 minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay you get an ocean voyage and a …
5. Bowen Island
5. Bowen Island
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5 local reviews
Bowen Island, Bowen Island
Robert
Robert
Bowen Island can be visited on a day trip by taking a ferry from Horseshoe Bay. Park your car and walk on the ferry, ride bikes, or drive ov…
Alan
Alan
Park your car in Horseshoe Bay - walk onto the ferry and hike around Killarney Lake (2 hours 9 km) then have lunch or dinner at the pub or r…
Jane
Jane
Bowen Island makes a great day trip. A 20 minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay you get an ocean voyage and a quaint village all thrown into…
6. Granville Island Public Market
6. Granville Island Public Market
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78 local reviews
1689 Johnston St, Vancouver
Closed now
(604) 666-5784
RestaurantGrocery or supermarketFood
Catherine
Wonderful fresh food market, restaurants, arts and crafts. You can take a little ferry across the harbour to t…
Adam
The best market for the highest quality food straight from the source. Accessible by Ferrybus which will pick …
John
Well known, large, "fresh everything" market. Prices are good Selection broad, surrounded by restaurants shop…
6. Granville Island Public Market
6. Granville Island Public Market
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78 local reviews
1689 Johnston St, Vancouver
Closed now
(604) 666-5784
Catherine
Catherine
Wonderful fresh food market, restaurants, arts and crafts. You can take a little ferry across the harbour to the downtown as well!
Adam
Adam
The best market for the highest quality food straight from the source. Accessible by Ferrybus which will pick you up at sunset beach.
John
John
Well known, large, "fresh everything" market. Prices are good Selection broad, surrounded by restaurants shops harbour with foot ferries an…
7. Horseshoe Bay
7. Horseshoe Bay
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10 local reviews
Horseshoe Bay
SublocalityPolitical
Antonio
Horseshoe Bay is a community of about 1,000 permanent residents, located in West Vancouver. Also is where one …
Susan
On the Western End of the North Shore is the cute village of Horseshoe Bay and one of the ports for the BC Fer…
Katy
The ferry takes off from here to Vancouver Island and Bowen Island, but the little town itself makes a nice da…
7. Horseshoe Bay
7. Horseshoe Bay
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10 local reviews
Horseshoe Bay
Antonio
Antonio
Horseshoe Bay is a community of about 1,000 permanent residents, located in West Vancouver. Also is where one of the Ferry terminals is loca…
Susan
Susan
On the Western End of the North Shore is the cute village of Horseshoe Bay and one of the ports for the BC Ferries. Get great fish and chips…
Katy
Katy
The ferry takes off from here to Vancouver Island and Bowen Island, but the little town itself makes a nice day trip from Vancouver. Beauti…
8. Lonsdale Quay SeaBus Northbound
8. Lonsdale Quay SeaBus Northbound
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25 local reviews
Lonsdale Quay SeaBus Northbound
Establishment
Patti
Fast, fun ferry direct to Vancouver downtown.
Boris
The Seabus is part of the TransLink transportation system. Passenger ferries cross Burrard Inlet from North V…
Erin
Part food market, part craft market, Lonsdale Quay offers all kinds of shopping right on the ocean! Much local…
8. Lonsdale Quay SeaBus Northbound
8. Lonsdale Quay SeaBus Northbound
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25 local reviews
Lonsdale Quay SeaBus Northbound
Patti
Patti
Fast, fun ferry direct to Vancouver downtown.
Boris
Boris
The Seabus is part of the TransLink transportation system. Passenger ferries cross Burrard Inlet from North Vancouver (Lonsdale Quay) to do…
Erin
Erin
Part food market, part craft market, Lonsdale Quay offers all kinds of shopping right on the ocean! Much locally made and some tourist shops…
9. False Creek Ferries - Aquatic Centre/West End
9. False Creek Ferries - Aquatic Centre/West End
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4 local reviews
False Creek Ferries - Aquatic Centre/West End, Vancouver
Establishment
Shan
The ferries offer a unique ride with beautiful views of local scenery. After dinner watch the sun set over Eng…
Ness
Water Taxi / Ferry port Acess to three routes; Granville Island, Science Centre, Vanier Park
Cindy
Inexpensive way to get around on the little ferries that run between Granville Island, False Creek and Yaletow…
9. False Creek Ferries - Aquatic Centre/West End
9. False Creek Ferries - Aquatic Centre/West End
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4 local reviews
False Creek Ferries - Aquatic Centre/West End, Vancouver
Shan
Shan
The ferries offer a unique ride with beautiful views of local scenery. After dinner watch the sun set over English Bay and see the lights fr…
Ness
Ness
Water Taxi / Ferry port Acess to three routes; Granville Island, Science Centre, Vanier Park
Cindy
Cindy
Inexpensive way to get around on the little ferries that run between Granville Island, False Creek and Yaletown.
10. Aquabus Ferries Ltd.
10. Aquabus Ferries Ltd.
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6 local reviews
Aquabus Ferries Ltd., Vancouver
(604) 689-5858
Establishment
Dawn
The Aquabus is a privately owned and operated ferry service that provides commuter and sightseeing services to…
Mel + Dean
Passenger ferry serving False Creek destinations. Best way to get to Granville Island. Adults fare: $3.50 to $…
Matthew
Water ferry across False Creek to Granville Island. The Public Market on GI is one of the best in Canada.
10. Aquabus Ferries Ltd.
10. Aquabus Ferries Ltd.
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6 local reviews
Aquabus Ferries Ltd., Vancouver
(604) 689-5858
Dawn
Dawn
The Aquabus is a privately owned and operated ferry service that provides commuter and sightseeing services to locations all along False Cre…
Mel + Dean
Mel + Dean
Passenger ferry serving False Creek destinations. Best way to get to Granville Island. Adults fare: $3.50 to $5.50. Twenty-five minute mini-…
Matthew
Matthew
Water ferry across False Creek to Granville Island. The Public Market on GI is one of the best in Canada.
11. Plaza of Nations Ferry Dock
11. Plaza of Nations Ferry Dock
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6 local reviews
Plaza of Nations Ferry Dock, Vancouver
Establishment
Guy
Closest ferry taxi station to go to Olympic Village, Granville Island, Yaletown, Kitsilano, West End
Sharon
The ferries offer a unique ride with beautiful views of local scenery. After dinner watch the sun set over Eng…
Cory
Board tiny water taxis from here. Cool way to see part of the city and get to Granville Island or Kitsilano. I…
11. Plaza of Nations Ferry Dock
11. Plaza of Nations Ferry Dock
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6 local reviews
Plaza of Nations Ferry Dock, Vancouver
Guy
Guy
Closest ferry taxi station to go to Olympic Village, Granville Island, Yaletown, Kitsilano, West End
Sharon
Sharon
The ferries offer a unique ride with beautiful views of local scenery. After dinner watch the sun set over English Bay and see the lights fr…
Cory
Cory
Board tiny water taxis from here. Cool way to see part of the city and get to Granville Island or Kitsilano. I ride these all the time for t…
12. The Village Ferry Dock
12. The Village Ferry Dock
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5 local reviews
Establishment
Keane
Did you know there are multiple mini ferry services that will get you to Granville Island and Stanley Park in …
Jonathan and Marie
Aqua Bus & False Creek Ferries stop here. These water taxis stop all along False Creek to just beyond the Burr…
Richard
The Village Ferry Dock lets you get on the Sea Bus. For a small fare, it can take you through many of the majo…
12. The Village Ferry Dock
12. The Village Ferry Dock
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5 local reviews
Keane
Keane
Did you know there are multiple mini ferry services that will get you to Granville Island and Stanley Park in a jiffy? Day pass is $15 for u…
Jonathan and Marie
Jonathan and Marie
Aqua Bus & False Creek Ferries stop here. These water taxis stop all along False Creek to just beyond the Burrard Bridge. It's a fun way to …
Richard
Richard
The Village Ferry Dock lets you get on the Sea Bus. For a small fare, it can take you through many of the major destinations such as the Cas…