Just 20 minutes from Vancouver, The city of Richmond is comprised of a series of islands in the mouth of the Fraser River that include Sea Island, most of Lulu Island, and fifteen smaller islands. Cycle along the waterfront trails. Spy on the birds in the natural wetlands or pick fresh berries from the farms. Visit the historic fishing village of Steveston. Fishing trips, boating and whale watching tours are among the uniquely west coast experiences you can enjoy. Whether your pleasure is sports, sightseeing, or shopping, Richmond has something for all.
Richmond, 23 km (14 mi.) south of Vancouver, BC, is home to the Vancouver International Airport. The terminal for the BC Ferries that can whisk you across to Vancouver Island is just 20 minutes to the south. There are over 20 hotels and motor inns in the Richmond area offering everything from affordable comfort right up to luxurious or historical stays. There are also a variety of Bed and Breakfasts.