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Fun & Frolic with False Creek Ferries

An exceedingly pleasant way to see the city as well as to get across False Creek with an exceptional view from the water involves climbing on board one of the little blue boats that glide effortlessly on the waterways: False Creek Ferries is probably one of Vancouver’s best kept secrets as a notable and interesting mode of transportation. Visitors and locals alike can be taken to one of various stops along the water taxi’s route: from the Maritime Museum to Olympic Village and Science World, these water taxis run daily year round from 7am-9pm. depending on the stop (winter schedule has slight variations) The ferries connect points of interest on both sides of False Creek including the Aquatic Centre, Maritime Museum, Granville Island, David Lam Park, Stamp’s Landing, Yaletown and Olympic Village. Insider tip: try the Hop on, Hop off day pass to explore False Creek at your leisure: take in the lapping waves, herons perched along the shore, a floatilla of house boats as well as the imposing Gentle Giants public art by the world renowned duo Os Gemeos that flank Granville Island! C’mon, what are you waiting for; get on board for a cozy little ride!