Granville Island

Granville Island is one of Vancouver’s favourite tourist destinations, welcoming over 10 million visitors each year.

Visitors to the Public Market can shop for fresh produce and fine foods. The Island is home to numerous artists and artisans, including jewelers, printmakers and glassblowers.

There are plenty of activities for families and children, including the Kids Only Market and a water park in the summer. As well, there are numerous options for both fine and casual dining.

The Aquabus dock is on the water beween the main market and the Arts Club Theatre, on the northwest corner of the island. Get schedule.


Yaletown is Vancouver’s trendy, upscale renovated warehouse district featuring numerous shops, nightclubs, and bistros. It is located just a short walk from the center of downtown on False Creek’s north shore.

Visitors to Yaletown can dine at one of the many restaurants including Provence Marinaside, the Blue Water Café + Raw Bar, Glowbal Grill & Satay Bar, and Brix Restaurant. The award-­winning Yaletown Brewing Company hosts its own restaurant and bar.

Two Aquabus docks serve the Yaletown area – one on the seawall at David Lam Park, the other on the seawall at the foot of Davie Street, near the historic Roundhouse Community Centre. Get schedule.

Stamp’s Landing

Located on the south shore of False Creek, Stamp’s Landing is home to the Wicklow Neighborhood Pub.

The Aquabus is on the water side of Monk McQueen’s. Get schedule.

The Village

Vancouver’s newest community is located on the southeast shore of False Creek. The Village is a mix of residential development and retail space complete with its own Creekside Community Centre. Like Yaletown, it has its own Urban Fare gourmet supermarket, as well as several cafes, restaurants and a London Drugs outlet.

The recently opened Tap & Barrel is becoming a popular spot for locals and tourists. Its huge deck offers sweeping views of False Creek. The Village is also adjacent to Telus World of Science. Get schedule.

Plaza of Nations

Located near BC Place and General Motors Place stadiums on the northeast shore of False Creek, the plaza is home to the Edgewater Casino. The Aquabus dock is located right in front of the casino and provides easy access to BC Lions Games, Vancouver Canucks Games and many other events held year round at the stadiums. Get schedule.

Hornby Street

Located between Granville Street and Burrard Street, Hornby is the closest stop to Vancouver’s West End, where you find beaches, the Aquatic Centre and Stanley Park.The Aquabus dock is at the south foot of Hornby Street.  A handful of exceptional, small restaurants are located on the seawall nearby.  Several speciality retail establishments are located on the Hornby Street approach to the dock. Get schedule.