COVID-19 Updates


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Capilano View Cemetery is open. 

You can still host a graveside ceremony under the current public health orders. Our staff will work with your funeral home to set out guidelines so that you can safely host a small (maximum 50 people) graveside service.

    Making arrangements

    • Capilano View Cemetery arrangements are now by appointment only and staff can make arrangements over the phone.
    • If you need to arrange a burial, please contact 604-925-7007 for an appointment, which will be arranged as quickly as possible.
    • Walk-in appointments are not accepted.

    Visiting the Cemetery

    • Please visit in small family groups and keep at least 2 meters away from others at all times.
    • No gatherings of more than 50 people

    Thank you for doing your part.

    COVID-19 Updates

    Capilano View offers a variety of interment options including full casket burial, burial of cremated remains and above-ground columbaria niches.

    Since 1926, the Capilano View Cemetery has offered the residents of West Vancouver a tranquil place of beauty and history to remember and reflect.

    A seating area including an ornamental water basin and table for preparing flowers and holding small gatherings is now open for use on the north-west corner of the Birch Area of the cemetery. We hope you will enjoy the view!

    Residency & Rates

    Plots for West Vancouver residents are sold at a lower rate than for non-residents. Residency is based on where the person for whom the lot is being purchased lives at the time of purchase. More Information

    In-ground Interment Options

    An interment is the burial of a deceased person in a full casket, or the burial of cremated remains in an in-ground plot. More Information

    Above Ground Columbaria Niche

    Inurnment is the setting of cremated remains in an above-ground structure called a columbaria niche. It takes approximately 7-10 days for a columbaria niche front to be engraved and delivered. More Information

    Memorial Markers

    All markers (headstone) require a permit. Most memorial marker companies will apply for the setting permit and add the fee to the cost of the marker and bill the client directly. More Information


    Cut flowers or potted plants that fit into a supplied 4” container may be placed on a grave or a columbaria niche. Artificial flowers may be placed in the 4” flower containers from November 1 to March 31. More Information


    1490 3rd Street, West Vancouver, BC V7S 2Y2

    The cemetery is open daily, from dawn to dusk. Washrooms are open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the District has increased the frequency of cleaning in public washrooms.

    Office hours by appointment only due to COVID-19.

    8:30 a.m.–1 p.m. & 2–4:30 p.m.

    Closed weekends and statutory holidays.

    Please call to make an appointment




    Cemetery Plan

    Cemetery Bus

    A bus leaves 25th Street & Marine on the second Sunday of each month at 3 p.m. and picks up at all regular stops to Park Royal.