Cemetery

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

Our office is closed but our phone lines are open.

Capilano View Cemetery arrangements are now done over the phone. You may see us in the office, but due to COVID-19, we are not scheduling in-person appointments.

For general information or to arrange an interment, call 604-925-7007, between 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Please have the following information available to help us arrange an interment:

  • your name, address, and phone number
  • your relationship to the deceased person
  • the full legal name of the deceased person
  • the last address of the deceased person
  • date and place of birth of the deceased person
  • date and place of death of the deceased person
  • the name of the funeral home you have chosen
  • date and time you would like for the service 

Interment services are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. Having more than one date option will help with finding a time to suit your preferences.

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

Flowers

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

Contact

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.

Our office is closed but our phone lines are open.

Capilano View Cemetery arrangements are now done over the phone. You may see us in the office, but due to COVID-19, we are not scheduling in-person appointments.

For general information or to arrange an interment, call 604-925-7007, between 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Closed weekends and statutory holidays.

Maps

Directions

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.

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