Steveston is a quaint, historic fishing village with over 600 fishing boats calling Steveston Harbor home. It boasts over 350 business and services to accommodate a growing population. Steveston has also been used to film several movies and TV shows such as Once Upon a Time.

Steveston is also known as "The Gateway to the Orca" being a base for the whale watching industry. Shuttled by boat, passengers will be taken into the Gulf of Georgia to observe orca, seals and more.

Steveston, founded in the 1880s is a neighbourhood of Richmond in Metro Vancouver. On the southwest tip of Lulu Island, the village is a historic port and salmon canning centre at the mouth of the South Arm of the Fraser River. The early 1900s style architecture attracts both the film and tourism industries.


  1. Turn right out of the hostel and walk down until you reach W Georgia St. 
  2. Cross the street and head into the station opposite London Drugs.
  3. Hop on the train heading to Richmond-Brighouse Station and get off Richmond-Brighouse station.
  4. Exit the station and hop onto bus #407 Gilbert. Stay on 28 stops and get off at WB Steveston Highway @ Ransford Gate
  5. When you exit the bus, walk towards the sea for 2 minutes and you'll be in Steveston

Approx ~ 55 mins each way Transit - $4.45 each way