Top British Columbia Day Cruises
Looking for an enchanting and unusual way to spend an evening in Vancouver? Take a leisurely dinner cruise along the city’s gorgeous waterfront. Listen to live music and savor delicious Pacific Coast-style cuisine as you float through Vancouver’s Inner Harbor. Stroll the deck at sunset, indulge in a freshly prepared buffet, and take in the beautiful sights including Canada Place, the North Shore Mountains and the West Vancouver skyline after dusk.
Friendly staff. Food was great. Great costumer service. We really enjoyed this cruise. Planning on returning again. Dress warmBryanDreger, Oct 2019
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Delight in the beauty of Vancouver on a lunch cruise along the city’s gorgeous waterfront. Enjoy a unique dining experience as your float through Vancouver’s Inner Harbor, Burrard Inlet, and Indian Arm—a dramatic glacial fjord. Stroll the deck, indulge in a freshly prepared buffet and take in the beautiful sights including the Coast Mountains, verdant forests, and local wildlife.
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.
Sail English Bay aboard a private sailboat, exploring the Vancouver waterfront with an experienced captain. It’s a private cruise, ensuring plenty of room for your group to relax on deck, snacking on salmon pate, fresh bread, and seasonal fruits as you cruise past False Creek, Kitsilano Beach, the University of British Columbia, and the Outer Harbour.
Enjoy the exquisite waterfront views of Canada's premier West Coast city on a leisurely Vancouver Harbor sightseeing cruise. Travel past landmarks sites such as world-renowned Stanley Park and the city's rejuvenated Gastown district, marvel at the incredible North Shore Mountains from atop an open-air deck, and admire the stunning Lions' Gate Bridge while sipping a cocktail (own expense) from the onboard bar.
Make the most of your time in breathtaking British Columbia with an unforgettable 2-hour Howe Sound Sea Safari! Choose from three different routes and hope aboard a 30-ft (10-m) custom, high-speed boat, to view stunning natural attractions like the cliffs of Anvil Island, cheeky seals at Pam Rocks and the Bowen Island caves. Get out of the city and experience the splendor of Horseshoe Bay and the Strait of Georgia. Great for ages five and up!
Discover the sights and sounds around Vancouver, British Columbia, on this scenic, 90-minute boat tour. Led by a knowledgeable local guide, travel along the coastline of English Bay, west of the downtown peninsula, to popular Lighthouse Park, the Seal Colony and centrally located False Creek, which separates downtown Vancouver from the rest of the city. Along the way, see a plethora of attractions, like Stanley Park, English Bay Beach, the Lions Gate Bridge, plus offshore freighters, the beautiful homes of West Vancouver and much more.
Go whale watching in Victoria on a 12-passenger boat that’s designed for seeking out whales and marine wildlife on Vancouver Island’s spectacular coast. With a heated cabin, onboard bathrooms, and outdoor viewing decks, this whale watching tour is a comfortable alternative to an open speedboat that still provides the maneuverability and personal experience of a small craft while searching for orcas, humpback whales, minke whales, seals, and more.
Join an entertaining pirate-themed cruise from Vancouver’s Granville Island. This 75-minute interactive experience is perfect for the entire family. Set sail for False Creek with an expert crew that welcomes you aboard with a pirate name and costume — plus face painting for the kids — that will have you immersed in the world of the buccaneer. Ahoy Mate!
Learn what makes Vancouver so spectacular as you sail past Coal Harbour, Stanley Park, and the port on a 10-passenger vessel. Glide over the water aboard an electric boat, which creates zero air and water pollution. The ultra-quiet motor lets you hear the captain’s narration during this informative eco-cruise. Enjoy stunning views of North Shore mountains and the Vancouver city skyline.
Taking safety measures
Face masks provided for travellers
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Whistler boasts serene fishing lakes and spectacular countryside scenery, but knowing the best spots to cast your line requires local knowledge. On this family-friendly tour, suitable for learners and experts alike, experience the joy of spin fishing for salmon and trout in the Canadian wilderness. With all equipment plus pickup and drop-off at your Whistler or Pemberton accommodation included, enjoy a relaxing experience with your instructor in the great outdoors.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Cruise along the Sunshine Coast on a sight seeing boat trip through Howe Sound. See the abundant wildlife that calls the forests of the coast home, and revel in the stunning views. During the approximately 2-hour tour, you’ll be treated to mountain landscapes and rugged island coasts. This is a trip to remember.
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What are the best Day Cruises in British Columbia?
The best Day Cruises in British Columbia according to Viator travelers are:
- Vancouver Harbor and Indian Arm Lunch Cruise
- Granite Falls Zodiac Tour
- Private 3-Hour Sailing Charter in Vancouver: Sailors Delight
- Vancouver Harbor Sightseeing Cruise
- Howe Sound Sea Safari Cruise
What tours in British Columbia are taking additional safety precautions?
What tours in British Columbia are good for avoiding crowds?
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