Southern Gulf Island Summer Activities

The sunshine beckons.

explore summer

This is where life experience meets bold optimism. High calibre meets humility.

Rich culture meets raw nature. Ancient knowing meets idealism. Old souls meet childlike wonder. Don’t get us wrong. It’s not simply an escape. This is no nostalgia for a time that never existed. If we take a step back, it’s to see how to step forward, to see the wood for the trees. The true topography of life.



  • Salt Spring Island
  • Mayne Island
  • Galiano Island
  • Pender Island
  • Saturna Island
  • Cozy Season
  • Summer


  • Accommodations
  • Arts & Culture
  • Farm Experiences
  • Food & Drink
  • Local Shopping
  • Outdoor Rec
  • Wellness

Ramona Lam Photography

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Ramona Lam’s 50 over 50 project puts the spotlight on 50 unique women that are 50+. It encourages dialogue about the oft-overlooked value of middle-aged beauty and will culminate in a gallery exhibition that celebrates...

Solace Organic Spa

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Solace Organic Spa celebrates 17 years of serving Salt Spring Island’s local and visiting spa enthusiasts! A boutique day spa offering exceptional professional massage and a variety of holistic spa therapies in a beautiful forest...

Salt Spring Arts

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The Salt Springs Arts Council has been supporting artists from Salt Spring and the Southern Gulf Islands since 1968, with programs, exhibitions and events located at historic Mahon Hall in Ganges Village.

The Tides Cottages

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An escape into the serenity of Pender Island & detachment from noise. Our 3 acre oceanfront getaway will immerse you into the nature and beauty of the gulf islands while you unplug, reconnect, and spend...

Daffodil Cove Cottage

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Sweet little house keeping cabin on the shore of Satellite Channel, at the south end of Salt Spring Island. Quiet and very private, surrounded by nature, walking distance from hiking trails, deck perfect for marine...

Yogita Yoga & Meditation Galiano

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My on line yoga & meditation studio offers programs to assist in maintaining personal vibrational health and wellness, which is so vital and necessary to our immune systems in these troubling times.

Dog Mermaid Eco Excursions

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Dog Mermaid specializes in Eco and Indigenous education and excursions by means of water and wilderness play, and rentals. Experience the healing and inspiring beauty of the Gulf Islands, and let water gurus take you...

Galiano Golf Course

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We are a 9 hole golf course open year-round. No tee times necessary just drop in and walk on. When the clubhouse is closed e-transfer and honor box options for payments are available. We offer...

Pender Islands Museum

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Located in the historic Roe House on scenic Otter Bay, the museum tells the stories that make our islands unique. Our displays are from the people who lived, worked and played here for generations.

Port Browning Marina Resort

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Located on Pender Island, the resort is home to a marina, pub, bistro, pool, tent and RV camping and unique glamping tents. A favorite destination among boaters and island visitors, Port Browning offers a variety...

Saturna Heritage Centre

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The Saturna Heritage Centre is located inside the iconic Fog Alarm Building (FAB), part of the heritage light station at East Point on Saturna Island. Visit the FAB for natural history and heritage displays, stunning...

Four Winds B&B

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A private getaway and natural relaxation at this oceanside Bed and Breakfast. In-room kitchenettes, continental breakfast, free fast wi-fi, stunning ocean views, and beach access.

Buzzy’s Luncheonette

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A Montreal Jewish Deli on an Island with more bears than Jews. A Travelers’ Choice award winner top 10%  restaurants worldwide. We specialize in our own island-made Montreal Smoked Meat, latkes and more! You gotta...

GoTomato Bikes

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We are an electric bike rental company based on Mayne Island. We offer high-performance bikes that can take you anywhere on the island. Our goal is to give you a chance at exploring the Southern...

Wetherly Inn and Spa

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Welcome to Wetherly Inn, a European- style inn and spa offering an elegant adult-oriented retreat in the heart of Salt Spring. The Inn offers luxurious accommodations in a beautiful setting of gardens and forest.

Nimma Nimma

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Nimma Nimma is a fun & playful counter service restaurant, focusing on local ingredients & bold flavours. We’re located on the Bodega Ridge property & perfect for a quick snack to-go or a cheeky beer...

Bodega Ridge

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Bodega Ridge has 7 charming, self-contained log cabins and is a truly magical place – One we’re delighted to share with many weddings, retreats and other groups throughout the year. Or come, just the two...

Bodega Cove

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Down at our seaside property, Bodega Cove, each of our 5 cabins feature all the conveniences and comforts of home, but in a thoughtfully designed and restored 1960s era Panabode cabin. And yes, we are...

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