What We Do
Scooter Rentals to explore beautiful Bowen Island, BC
Hourly, Daily, Weekends or Longer
Whether you need a scooter for a few hours, or a few days, we can accommodate your needs. Our Yamaha Vino 49cc scooters will allow you to explore the island, from its stunning beaches and trailheads to its many restaurants and shops.
When is Scooter Season?
Zoom Zooming is so much more fun when it is sunny and the roads are dry....
So, we are now closed for the winter...
But...we ARE getting ready for spring and summer of 2017!
Although our open and closing dates are partially dependent on weather, we aim to be open on April 15th and shut down on October 15th. We can still take pre-bookings for next year so just send us a message if you want to reserve 1 or all of the scoots for a day.
Scooters and Rental Rates
It's the best way to explore the island...
Yamaha Vino 50
The Vino is an easy-to-drive, retro-styled, automatic scooter with all the modern conveniences - a big comfy seat, front pocket, and spacious storage. Whether you are a first time or veteran rider, the Vino is the perfect choice for exploring Bowen Island's best destinations.
2 Hours (minimum rental): $45.00
4 Hours: $65.00
Same Day**: $85.00
24 Hours: $95.00
2 Days: $170 ($85/day)
3 Days: $225 ($75/day)
4 Days: $260 ($65/day)
*before applicable taxes (GST+PST)
**Same day rental hours are from 9:00 am until 7:00 pm.
Scooters can be rented anytime between 9:00 am and 6:30 pm. The latest drop off is 8:30 pm back in Snug Cove. We accept credit cards and cash only. We cannot accept debit cards or personal cheques.
DELIVERIES: We can deliver to you - anywhere on island - for an additional fee of $10 per scooter, with the additional option of ending the rental at your accommodation or riding it to Snug Cove when you leave. Just tell us what you need!
Note: Yamaha Vinos are designed for single riders only. Doubling is not permitted.
Exploring Bowen Island
Whether you have come to the island to explore its artistic culture and galleries, hike its fern-lined trails, try sea kayaking, or enjoy a lazy sunset picnic on the beach, our scooters will get you there...with a 360 degree view.
Bowen Island is a great getaway for those who want to get outdoors and play. Bowen Island offers something for every kind of hiker, from gentle trails that meander around lakes and through verdant forests to a challenging climb up to the peak of Mt. Gardner. The pristine coastline is a dream location for paddle-boarders and kayakers. Our many public beaches offer great swimming, tidal pool exploration and a perfect sunset after a day of exploring Bowen's natural splendour.
Galleries and Artistic Culture
Bowen Island is known for its rich artisan culture. Artisan Square, located a short scooter-ride up the hill from the ferry terminal, includes several artisan cooperatives, galleries, and studios showing the fine work of many local artists. Here you will find beautiful handmade ceramics, weaving, jewellery, as well as paintings and sculpture created by Bowen artists.
Everyone has to eat, and there are plenty of choices on Bowen Island! Whether you are stopping for a latte or want to eat a leisurely lunch over looking the coastal mountains, or looking to take out from the local health food store for a beach picnic, Bowen Island offers something for everyone's palette.
Health and Wellness
If you are looking for some extra self care, the island's health and wellness community is waiting for you. Start your day with an inspiring yoga class, or treat yourself to a few hours of luxurious treatments at a day spa. Whether you are coming for a day, or staying at a retreat centre for a week, Zoom Zoom Bowen will make sure you can get around with ease and flexibility.
What People Are Saying
"...a WHOLE lot of FUN!.."
"Renting scooters from Zoom Zoom in town is a great way to get around the island….” Todd Strauss-Schulson - Writer and Director (rented a Zoom Zoom "scoot" for 3 weeks)
"Four grown men on scooters: what's that a recipe for? A hilarious good time! Zoom Zoom Bowen scooters is the best way to see Bowen Island!" David MacLean - Chair, The Executive Committee Canada
"You did a GREAT job of teaching me how to ride! Thank you! " Crystal Campbell
"We just did a 2-week road trip from Ontario to Bowen with 4 best friends and this past two hours [on the scooters] was the absolute highlight!" Tina Panetti (and friends)
"Thank you Zoom Zoom...the best part was the fragrance of the trees and the ocean, not to mention the views and wildlife! It felt great on the roads; everybody was going slow enough to feel safe and enjoy the ride. Thanks!" Joe Schiller, Delta, BC
Rental Requirements, Terms & Conditions
The fine print.
Rental Requirements & Licensing
Please note the following requirements:
Our Terms and Conditions
All Renters are subject to the following policies:
Breakdowns, Flat Tires and Accidents:
Our scooters are maintained regularly and we strive to keep them in excellent condition. We ask that renters return the scooters in the same condition they were when rented out.
Cancellations and Refunds: