Sunset Beach


Located at the mouth of False Creek, on Beach Ave between Bute St and Thurlow St, Sunset Beach is a less populated beach close to the West End and downtown Vancouver. It is close to the Vancouver Aquatic Centre and has access to the False Creek Ferry pier.

Features at Sunset Beach

  • On the Stanley Park Seawall system
  • Concession
  • Public washrooms
  • Designated quiet beach
  • Access to the False Creek Ferry pier
  • Pay parking
  • Lifeguards between Victoria Day and Labour Day (late May to early September)

Things to do at Sunset Beach

Dog off-leash running in park

Dog off-leash areas

Find all of the dog parks and off-leash areas in Vancouver. Find dog parks that are on the water and dog parks in your neighbourhood.

Vancouver Aquatic Centre

Vancouver Aquatic Centre

The Vancouver Aquatic Centre is an indoor pool located in downtown Vancouver. Length: 50m. Diving board, diving tower, rope swing, slide, sauna, whirlpool, wheelchair accessible. 1050 Beach Ave, Vancouver, BC. 604-665-3424.

Playing beach volleyball on Kitsilano beach in Vancouver


Vancouver has many options for playing volleyball. Find out about using indoor and outdoor volleyball courts, joining a volleyball league, or taking a volleyball course or workshop.

Seawall in Vancouver


Enjoy one of Vancouver's most popular destinations and take advantage of all there is to do and see along the Seawall! Download the map and learn more about this scenic path lining the city waterfront.

Parking fees (2017)

Type  Rate 
Hourly  $3.50 
Daily  $13.00 

Beach parking lot fees are effective 6:00am to 10:00pm unless otherwise posted.

​ Overnight parking is not permitted.

The parking lot is managed by EasyPark.