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The Best Boat Rentals in Vancouver

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    • Browse

      Find the right listing for you and your crew, with options for boat types, group size, captained or self-charter, and lots more.

    • Inquire & Book

      Found one you like? Send a rental inquiry with your preferred trip details, and you’ll receive an offer from your captain to book.

    • Enjoy

      Coordinate a pick-up place and time, meet your boat captain, and get out onto the water!

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What do you need to rent a boat in Vancouver?

    You must be at least 21 years old to rent a boat in Vancouver. Regarding safety requirements, most boat rentals in Vancouver require that the renter take the PCOC Boating Licence course and have previous boating experience. It will depend on the size and style of the boat, how many passengers, and where specifically in Vancouver you are boating. If you do not have boating experience and want to rent a boat in Vancouver, opt for a captained charter, where a licensed captain will take you around on the water where you want to go.

    How old do you have to be to rent a boat in Vancouver?

    You must be at least 21 years old to rent a boat in Vancouver. Some boat owners and rental companies may have higher age requirements or other requirements such as recent completion of boating safety courses, proof of previous boating experience, or other qualifications in addition to the minimum age of 21.

    What time of year is best for whale watching in Vancouver?

    The best months for seeing whales in Vancouver are between April and October, where you’re likely to glimpse resident and migratory pods. There’s a 95% chance that you’ll see whales on a tour during these months, and the species around Vancouver you can see include Minke whales, humpback whales, grey whales and orcas. You’ll likely spot other wildelife too - including puffins and bald eagles. Whale watching in Vancouver is a great experience to have while visiting or as a local.

    How much does it cost to charter a yacht in Vancouver?

    Yacht charters in Vancouver range from very affordable pricing around $150-200/hour to over $500/hour for larger, luxury yachts. Find everything from a sailing charter to a large motor yacht for exploring Vancouver or hosting a special event. Large luxury yachts come with a captain and crew to help cater to your needs - making it the perfect venue for hosting a birthday party, corporate event, or other celebration. Vancouver has tons of yachts to choose from - browse your options, sort by price, and find the perfect yacht charter in your budget.