Walking the boardwalk
The obvious thing to do at Steveston is to walk the boardwalk, watch the people and the boats and enjoy the views.
- Sailing and Boating
- Hiking and Walking
It's a fishing village!!
The day we went there was a Sardine Festival and people milled about shopping for their daily fish. It was a great time walking around on the docks, people watching and just plain relaxing.
- Food and Dining
Steveston has 2 whale watch companies. They are Vancouver Whale Watch and Steveston Seabreeze Adventures.
- Whale Watching
- Family Travel
Close to Steveston is a very small hamlet called Finn Slough, if you enjoy creating photographs, this is a place you'll want to visit
- Historical Travel
If we hadn't already planned to take the ferry later, we certainly would have tried one of the Whale Watching companies.
Actually located in Richmond, but on the Steveston Highway. Come here to get a lesson on Buddhism. Reminded me of a temple I visited in Penang, Malaysia.
Japanese Fisherman Statue
Located near the Brittania Shipyard, this statue commemorates the pioneering Japanese Fisherman, who contributed greatly to the local fishing industry.
The Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site
Presented in a style that only a Canadian National Park can accomplish, this exhibit demonstrates the fishery and cannery industry of the lower Frasier River in the 1870's.
Brittania Heritage Shipyard National Historic Site
Here you'll find about 10 buildings that include a Cannery, Shipyard and several residential buildings.
The wharf is the place where locals purchase the fresh catches from the fishermen. Next to the pier, there are several restaurants and crafts shops which also a nice place to hang around.
- Family Travel