Departing Location: Britannia Shipyards, National Historic Site, 5180 Westwater Drive, Richmond, BC.
Take to the waters aboard the elegant, spacious M.V. Native Paddle Wheeler to enjoy a guided tour of the historic Steveston waterfront and enjoy the view of the magnificent King of the Sea from this unique water-side perspective.
The M.V. Native is an authentic replica of the paddle wheelers that plied the Fraser River in BC from the late 1850s until the 1920s. Carrying everyone from pioneers, fur traders, gold rush miner and family passengers from the communities along the Fraser River, these working boats were vital connections between BC communities.
In order to plan your visit to the festival and reduce wait times, the City of Richmond is offering a limited number of advance boarding passes at no cost. Due to limited availability, advance boarding passes are limited to 6 per household.
Select a time below to reserve your tickets. Please print your passes at home or display the barcode on your phone. Please be at the Britannia Shipyards dock entrance prepared to board at the time indicated on your ticket.
If you are unable to secure your preferred time, boarding passes will be available free of charge at Britannia Shipyards on a first come first serve basis. Don’t miss your chance to board the M.V. Native Paddle Wheeler and view the King of the Sea and Steveston’ s harbour from the water!