The Southern Gulf Islands are located between Vancouver on the mainland of BC and Vancouver Island. BCFerries takes you there multiple times daily. Start exploring now and find out about accommodation, events, local food, hiking, camping and outdoor activities by clicking on the respective islands.
Southern Gulf Islands at a glance
Experience all the magic of British Columbia's Wild West Coast on the Gulf Island closest to Vancouver. Ancient Forests, Rocky Heights, Sandstone & Pebble Beaches and Stunning Views are all waiting for you to explore on Galiano.
Salt Spring Island is truly a nature lovers’ paradise! With spectacular coastal and pastoral scenery and the moderate climate, a variety of activities can be comfortably pursued all months of the year.
Mayne Island is a 21-square-kilometre (8.1 sq mi) island in the southern Gulf Islands chain of British Columbia. It is situated midway between the Lower Mainland of BC and Vancouver Island, and has a population of 1071.
Saturna Island is known for its onshore whale watching, for playing disc golf at Thomson Park, for its peace and quiet and natural beauty.
Pender Island is one of the Southern Gulf Islands located along the Pacific Coast of British Columbia, Canada. Pender Island consists of two islands, North Pender and South Pender, which are separated by a narrow canal connected by a one-lane bridge.