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Address: 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Y 0B1, Canada
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Excellent kayaking

This is a great area to kayak. So much to see all around then relax at one of the beaches towards Stanley Park. You can rent kayaks at Creekside Rentals, from 11:00pm to 9:00pm... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2015
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Maple Ridge, Canada

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Burnaby, Canada
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

My friends and I always make a point of kayaking the Creek at least once a summer. David and the staff are super helpful in arranging our myriad of requests with laughter and smiles all around. Their new piers and launch pads make it easy to get in and out of the water. The every changing and stunning Vancouver shoreline... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

I'd definitely recommend this place for kayak rentals! A beautiful spot to start (right at Olympic village) and a beautiful area to check out downtown Vancouver's sights!

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Thank natashanicolec
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Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Great way to see the skyline of Vancouver! Very calm water which is excellent for beginners. DON'T fall in because the water is dirty! They also have lockers so you can lock up your belongings. Great kayaking!

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

This is a great area to kayak. So much to see all around then relax at one of the beaches towards Stanley Park. You can rent kayaks at Creekside Rentals, from 11:00pm to 9:00pm Monday through Friday and 9:00am to 5:00pm on the weekends. Reservations are highly recommended. info@creeksidekayaks.ca or call 604 616-7453.

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2 Thank avkayaker
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

My partner and I decided to entertain our visiting Australian cousins with a 2 hour kayak paddle through False Creek. This was our first time renting at Creekside. It definitely won't be our last. The kayaks were comfortable, and the staff was absolutely wonderful. They were meticulous about safety, and patiently helped everyone into, and more importantly, for a couple... More 

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1 Thank azziekatt
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 June 2015

There is no better way to escape the city...then to paddle a kayak up false creek. I have been paddling here for over a year and its my escape and exercise place all in one! Where else can you workout alongside a sea otter! This place gets busy with many Dragon boat and group events. So best to book ahead... More 

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1 Thank Arline B
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 May 2015

A friend and I just wanted to be in the water and the sun. Renting a kayak at Creekside is the best way to get a kayak into the water without a lot of work. The staff is knowledge and helpful. The surroundings are beautiful. I don't have to sweat about the kayak before and after the activity. Great way... More 

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Thank LW00
Kamloops, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Well that was a lot of fun! My boyfriend and I were visiting Vancouver and went for a walk around the sea wall. We ended up checking out Creekside Kayaks and went for a paddle! It was awesome - I've never been before! At first I was pretty freaked out, but the staff there was awesome and helpful. Clearly I... More 

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Thank Jennifer J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015

I have never kayaked before but I wandered down to see if Creekside Kayaks was open. I was told by co-workers that it was the way to show new friends to the City. I'm happy I took their advice! I think the person renting me the kayaks knew I was really nervous. They told me what to watch out for... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 11 April 2015

We dropped by on a whim while cycling around False Creek. The kayak division is actually run by a non-profit organization that runs all the dragon boat events in town, so even though the kayak programs don't open for another week or so there was someone in the office. We asked about kayaking and they said that since it was... More 

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Developed alongside the Vancouver Olympic Village for the 2010 Winter Games, a past fraught with hardship has recently been overcome, and builders are changing the landscape on the ground of Southeast False Creek at a rapid pace. With waterfront dining, ultra-modern facilities, sports stadiums, and a load of greenery, parks, and rest spots built into the ever-changing infrastructure, it's a fast-paced and mutable spot to see Vancouver taking shape and making history. It is especially popular for the casual sportsman, as the Seawall on the water makes for one of the most scenic locations for cycling or roller-blading, jogging or strolling.
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