Visitor Centre Hours

FRIDAY:  from 10 - 2 pm to May 18
Effective May 16 - June 30: Friday - Sunday from 10 - 2 pm
July and August: Daily from 10 am - 6 pm
September 1 - October 12: Friday and Saturday from 10 - 2 pm
Long weekends may have extended hours.

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The Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce

Play an important role in our island economy


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The Gabriola Chamber is affiliated with the B.C. Chamber of Commerce and the Federal Chambers of Commerce. The Chamber represents approximately 115 businesses, not for profit organizations and individuals situated on, or interested in Gabriola Island. Through direct community involvement, communication, lobbying, and connections with other Chambers and organizations, the Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce represents and promotes the interests of its members. Its mandate is to ensure a balanced, progressive and responsible development of business on Gabriola.

You'll find information here on all our member businesses and not for profit organizations, artisan members, events, things to do, restaurants and pubs, our parks, our trails, markets, beaches, and other places of special interest on Gabriola.

Don't know where to stay? We've information on inns, B&Bs, campsites, guest houses, cabins and cottages. There is also loads of  information on sailing, fishing, kayaking, hiking and scuba diving. Visit an artist studio, go to a play or concert, or you can even take horseback riding lessons.

See "For Visitors" for more on our population, wildlife, climate and more.

The Chamber always welcomes new members, both profit and non-profit, and appreciates the contributions of the many volunteers who help the Chamber achieve its goals.



The Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce/Visitor Centre
(250) 247- 9332
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 249
Physical Address: #5-377 Berry Point Road
Gabriola Island, BC   V0R 1X0
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Planning a visit to Gabriola?
Visit our "Where to stay on Gabriola" page and book your B&B, Inn or cottage well ahead of your vacation. Book before you arrive: it can be hard to find one late at night as we are all out enjoying the wonders of Gabriola, whether a sunset, concert, play, film, or an evening paddle. 
CAUTION: FERRY SCHEDULE CHANGES APRIL 28 - FOR UP-TO-DATE SCHEDULE PLEASE VISIT - http://www.bcferries.com/schedules/southern/nhgi-current.php
Purchase a BC Ferries Experience™ Card and save on vehicle and passenger fares on selected routes which includes Gabriola Island. Purchase online or at a BC Ferries ticket booth. These cards can be used on all routes, with savings on selected routes. Make your trip to Gabriola affordable by using your Experience Card. How much can you save? Adults save $4; Children $2; Vehicles $8.15; Motorcycles $4.05; Bicycles $2. A family of four can save up to $20 on their fare to Gabriola. And remember, you only pay one way. Check the BC Ferries website for more information.
Shellfish Safety Precautions info HERE. Gabriola is found in area 17.
Please welcome our newest members
  • Skol Pub
  • Thorne Crate Company
  • ABC Liquor Store
  • Linda Deschambault - Coast Realty
  • Jude Briscoe - Coast Realty
  • The Old Crow Cafe
  • Gabriola Wine Cellar
  • Sunset B&B
  • Clean Cistern
  • Dianna Bonder 
  • Bryan McCrae 
  • Lisarey Photography
  • Port Theatre

Many thanks to our latest members to renew:

January 2014 - April 2014

  • Arbutus Grove B&B
  • Arbutus Building Supplies
  • Coast Realty Group
  • Coast Realty Group - Lynch
  • Coast Realty Group - McMahon
  • Coast Realty Group - Martin
  • Coastal Community Credit Union
  • Coastal Community Insurance Services
  • Gabriola Arts Council
  • Gabriola Auxiliary for Island Health Care Society
  • Gabriola Golf and Country Club
  • Gabriola Island Recycling Organization
  • Gabriola Recreation Society
  • Gabriola Sounder
  • Garden Bed (The)
  • Haven (The)
  • Hummingbird Lodge B&B
  • Island School of Building Arts
  • Jim's Kayaking
  • Judy McFee and Co Inc
  • Mad Rona's Coffee Bar
  • Manana Guest House
  • Marinas Hideaway
  • Mark Ensor and Company
  • Norgate Studio
  • Page's Resort and Marina
  • People for a Healthy Community
  • Peter Lam Consulting
  • Raven Pet Feed
  • Robert's Place
  • Silva Bay Inn
  • Silva Bay Kayak Adventures
  • Silva Bay Marina Repair and Shipyard
  • Silver Blue Charters
  • Summer Rain Water Delivery
  • Twin Beaches B&B
  • Village Food Market
  • Withey's Water Treatment
  • Woodfire Restaurant

Gabriola Island Brochures
GoGabriola brochures are available at The Visitor Centre at Twin Beaches Mall, most businesses located at the Village Mall at the Gabriola Ferry Terminal in Nanaimo.

Additionally, GoGabriola brochures are available at the BC Ferry ticket booth
on the Nanaimo side (just ask).

BC Ferries Schedule
  Please see BC Ferries for up-to-date information.

Visitor Centre Hours
... at Twin Beaches
Hours as noted above or
Open by chance!




On Gabriola today!

Every Thursday

Chinese Food Night at Robert's Place

Robert's Place

Weekly Jam


Gabriola Golf and Country Club



Island of Peace Yoga


6:30pm - 8:30pm

School Gym

Live Music at Woodfire

Many Thursdays - check first

Woodfire Pizza & Grill

Narcotics Anonymous


Lower Level of the Commons

Spinners and Weavers

9 am - noon except 4th Thursday

Rollo Centre

Dinner and Entertainment with Brad Shipley and Amber Handley

6pm - 8pm

Woodfire Pizza and Grill

Gabriola Golf Course Weekly Jam


Gabriola Golf and Country Club


Chamber of Commerce
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