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Bowen Island: Our most recommended tours and activities

Vancouver: 3-Hour Bowen Island Boat Cruise with Dinner

1. Vancouver: 3-Hour Bowen Island Boat Cruise with Dinner

The tour departs from Granville Island at 5:30pm and heads across the scenic and tranquil water towards Bowen Island. From your stylish boat, admire Vancouver’s stunning skyline while listening to interesting commentary and fun facts about the city. There’s also the opportunity to see some native marine wildlife, so keep your eyes peeled throughout the sail. Upon arrival at Bowen Island, enjoy an incredible dinner at one of the location’s very best restaurants, accompanied by refreshing drinks. Afterwards, spend some time exploring the local shops on the island and soaking up the friendly, small town vibe. Finally, get back on board the boat for the journey back to Vancouver, passing through the beautiful Howe Sound along the way for more sightseeing.

Vancouver: Fly & Dine to Bowen Island

2. Vancouver: Fly & Dine to Bowen Island

Escape by seaplane from downtown Vancouver’s vibrant Coal Harbour to tranquil Bowen Island for a memorable seaside dinner and enjoy a gourmet meal at Doc Morgan’s restaurant. Enjoy ocean views before boarding the ferry from Snug Cove to Horseshoe Bay and be met by your car service. Then experience the city lights as you return to downtown Vancouver. This truly west coast evening will surely become one of the highlights of your trip. Harbour Air Seaplanes started as a two airplane operation in 1982 to service the BC forestry sector and has grown into North America’s largest seaplane airline and only fully carbon-neutral airline. With a showcase fleet of Canadian-made De Havilland aircraft, enjoy flying aboard a DHC-3 Turbine Single Otter, DHC-6 Twin Otter, or DHC-2 Beaver.

Vancouver: Ocean Jetski Morning Tour

3. Vancouver: Ocean Jetski Morning Tour

Arrive at Granville Island at 7:45 AM and begin your morning jetski tour - perfect for early-risers who are eager to explore the city. Meet your experienced guides who will assist you with wetsuits and life jackets. Before heading out, guests will go through a detailed safety chat with thorough information about machine use, rules and regulations, making this tour perfect for first-time riders and veterans alike. Set off to explore some of the beautiful islands of Vancouver including Bowen Island, Anvil Island, and Gambier Island. Visit a populous and vibrant seal colony, making this tour truly memorable for any wildlife lovers. Listen to a vivid history of the city, indulge in fun facts, and create lasting memories. After the tour, return to Granville Island just as the city wakes up, leaving with a newfound appreciation for the beautiful city of Vancouver.

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What people are saying about Bowen Island

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 15 reviews

An incredible tour Jules looked after us very well and showed us a lot. We saw bald eagles and other animals, the food was delicious - we felt like we were staying with friends. A really great experience that we can highly recommend 10 out of 10 Thank you

The tour was very scenic and the guide was very informative. We enjoyed the experience immensely and would recommend it to others either locally or from outside of Vancouver.

It was a thrilling experience for me. I was literally out of my depth and it was the first time doing this. I am glad that I did it.

Excellent. Everything was great and organized perfectly. Restaurant was very good with very kind staff.

was a great time. our guide, greg, was fantastic. so much fun