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The Gulf Islands of British Columbia, Canada are like nowhere else on earth.

Beautiful, clear waters and the mountainous skyline of this area create an unforgettable, unique experience for our visitors.
Welcome to the Gulf Islands Guide, where we provide local insights on the Gulf Islands to travellers and explorers of our beautiful region of Canada.

Explore the most popular Gulf Island destinations:

Galiano Island

Sand beach Montague Harbour Marine Provincial Park, Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada

With its close proximity to Vancouver, Galiano Island is a great place to enjoy hiking in nature and sunshine on a short getaway break. 

Pender Island

Close to Vancouver, Galiano Island is a great place for a short getaway. A nature hiking paradise, with 67 hiking trails to choose from.

Gabriola Island

If arts and theatre are on your wish list, Gabriola should be on your list. It boasts a lively arts scene in a picturesque Gulf Islands setting.

Salt Spring Island

A vibrant atmosphere, with many choices for dining & accommodation, Salt Spring Island is the largest and most populous of the Gulf Islands. 

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