Three words: Boat. Up. Bar. There are some hot spots around B.C. that have awesome boat up bars. From cheap happy hour menus to tasty and filling bites, we found six bars that have it all. You'll definitely want to add these destinations to your summer bucket list.
Boating in B.C. is the best. From the scenic views to the huge bodies of water, what more could you possibly need?
After a long day of tubbing and sunbathing, you deserve a drink to unwind at one of the provinces many boat up bars.
The drive to get to these six spots is worth it alone as you will get to explore several different bodies of water.
Each bar on our list offers something different so you are bound to find one that works for everyone in your group.
Just make sure you have a designated driver with you.
Dinghy Dock Pub
Address: 8 Pirates Ln., Nanaimo, BC
Why You Need To Go: This hot spot is right along the water which means you don't have to travel far from the boat. There's even a massive patio so you don't have to bring the party indoors.
Sharkey’s Seafood Bar & Grille
Address: 4953 Chisholm St., Delta, BC
Why You Need To Go: Nothing like getting a little seafood when coming off the water. Rumour has it they have some of the best fish and chips and craft beer around so you won't have to stare at the menu trying to decide what to get.
Oak & Crew Kelowna
Address: 1310 Water St., Kelowna, BC
Why You Need To Go: This bar is located right in the heart of downtown Kelowna. As you look out onto the water and sip your bevy you will be treated with views of West Kelowna that include a mix of forested mountain tops and bright lights from the city.
The Gillnetter Pub
Address: 1864 Argue St., Port Coquitlam, BC
Why You Need To Go: If you're looking for staple bar food and drinks then this is your place. The bar has massive T.V.'s that are always playing sports making it the perfect place to go for game night.
Address: Granville Island, Vancouver, B.C.
Why You Need To Go: There are public docks in the area so don’t worry about having to be a member of any yacht club. This iconic spot has literally dozens of restaurants and pubs in the area to pick from which means you can even go patio hopping.
Outboard Waterfront Pub
Address: 7673 Okanagan Landing Rd., Vernon, BC
Why You Need To Go: There's a marina right next to the pub and the workers there will help you find a spot for your boat. The menu is huge and full of pub favourites so you'll definitely want to show up hungry and thirsty.