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Docks and boat ramps

docks at Vanier Park

Find shore- and water access at these public docks and boat ramps around Vancouver:

  • Vanier Park Boat Ramp near Burrard Civic Marina
  • Granville Island Public Market
  • Stamp's Landing
  • Spyglass Place
  • The Village
  • Plaza of Nations
  • Quayside Marina in Yaletown
  • David Lam Park
  • Harbour Green Park in Coal Harbour

Moorage is only allowed for short-term use. Allow space for ferries to dock for passengers.

Launch kayaks from any public dock and Quayside Marina.

Map of public docks and boat ramps

Help us keep our docks pristine

If you notice a problem with a dock or boat ramp, help us fix it by calling 3-1-1.

We're improving our boating facilities

Vancouver Aquatic Centre ferry dock

Aquatic Centre dock upgrade

We are undertaking improvements of the dock at the Vancouver Aquatic Centre, which is nearing the end of its service life and needs replacement

Paddling Centre

Southeast False Creek Paddling Centre

The City and Park Board have built a Paddling Centre in Southeast False Creek.

Vanier Park boating facility and False Creek

Vanier Park dock upgrade

The Vancouver Park Board replaced the east dock at Vanier Park's boat launch in fall 2015 to meet the needs of recreational users and emergency responders.

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