Welcome to Steveston Harbour – the largest commercial fishing harbour in Canada

Steveston harbour

Steveston Harbour is located on the south arm of the Fraser River at the south end of Richmond, BC, and is comprised of two main sites: Paramount and Gulf

commercial fishing hub

Steveston Harbour is home to more than 500 commercial fishing vessels and encompasses over 17.5 hectares, making it the largest small craft harbour in Canada.

Steveston harbour authority

The Steveston Harbour Authority (SHA) was established in 1990 as a non-profit organization which leases Steveston Harbour and its facilities from the department of Fisheries and Oceans Small Craft Harbours Branch (DFO - SCHB) with the mandate to operate and maintain the facility as a commercial fishing harbour.

The future of commercial fishing

Since its inception in 1990, SHA has been working together with DFO - SCHB to systematically improve the quality of service offered to the commercial fishing fleet.

world famous fisherman's wharf

The Fisherman's Wharf is a unique attraction that draws visitors from across the globe.
Fishers dock their boats on the wharf and sell their fresh and frozen catches directly to the public.
Please note there are no set hours of operation as the wharf is open 24 hours a day and fishers come and go as they please.
All sales are direct from fishers to the public. The Steveston Harbour Authority does not sell any seafood.


A notice from Steveston Harbour Authority about the precautions we are taking due to COVID-19. Our customers and employee's health and safety is our first priority. We ask you to please not come into the office if you feel unwell, have been in contact with someone who is unwell, have a fever, or are coughing or sneezing. We are well equipped to help serve you over the telephone at 604-272-5539.