South Surrey White Rock is located in the southern reaches of Vancouver's Lower Mainland, close to the Canada/US border. It is a desirable and thriving suburban area that is rapidly expanding with a mix of attached and detached homes as well as new retail services.
South Surrey, as part of British Columbia's second largest city, benefits from excellent school and recreational services while retaining its distinct identity as a quiet locale with big spaces and beautiful properties away from the hustle and bustle of the city. South Surrey has the highest average household income of the six Surrey town centres as of 2010.
In recent years, the King George Corridor has seen the opening of top-tier retail areas, including excellent restaurants, shops, and services, as well as big box stores such as Canadian Tire. White Rock is a distinct city bounded on three sides by South Surrey and on the fourth by Semiahmoo Bay. White Rock is known for its popular beaches, cafés, restaurants, and shops.
South Surrey has a high standard of education. White Rock is home to 20 Surrey School Board schools and two private schools. Beach walks, an urban forest, and sports facilities that are a destination for the entire Lower Mainland abound in recreation.
South Surrey White Rock is accessible from Vancouver via Highway 99 and from New Westminster via King George Boulevard to the north. South Surrey White Rock is located 45 minutes from downtown Vancouver, 35 minutes from Vancouver International Airport, and only minutes from the US border.