Home > Streets and transportation > Boating > Docks and boat ramps

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 (kayak launch only)
  • Yaletown Ferry Dock
  • David Lam Park
  • Harbour Green Park in Coal Harbour

Moored vehicles must allow adequate space for ferry boats to dock and load/unload passengers.

Unless otherwise stated, use of these public docks and boat ramps are restricted to boats up to 12ft (3.66m) in length and for short-term use (up to 3 hours).

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.

Try our paddling and boating activities

Paddling and boating in Vancouver

Paddling and boating

Find out about boating and water sport lessons, marinas, launches, teams, and amenities in Vancouver.

Aquatic Centre dock upgrade