Gabriola - 20 minutes from Nanaimo with regular BC Ferries service 7 days a week, 6am - 11pm. 

BC Ferries to Gabriola

Website: http://www.bcferries.com/schedules/southern/nhgi-current.php

  • Travelling to Gabriola Island...get a BC Ferries Experience Card and save.
  • Purchase online or at a BC Ferries Ticket Booth.
  • Save on Vehicle and passenger fares to Gabriola and many other Gulf Island routes.
  • And remember, your fare includes your return trip!

FLY

Fly direct to Gabriola from Vancouver in just 20 minutes. Daily scheduled flights are available from the Vancouver International Airport's South Terminal to Silva Bay on Gabriola.

GULF ISLAND SEAPLANES

Address: 3383 South Rd, Gabriola, BC, V0R1X7

Ph: 250-247-9992 - Fax: 250-247-9985

Email: info@gulfislandseaplanes.com

Website: www.gulfislandseaplanes.com


If you are coming from farther away there are direct flights into Nanaimo on four carriers.

AIR CANADA

Website: www.aircanada.com

WESTJET

Website: www.westjet.com

ISLAND EXPRESS AIR

Website: www.islandexpressair.com

KENMORE AIR

Website: www.kenmoreair.com


DRIVE - WALK

From the Mainland take BC Ferries from Horseshoe Bay or Tsawwassen to Nanaimo. Daily scheduled crossings take about 2 hours.

Horseshoe Bay to Nanaimo

Website: www.bcferries.com/schedules/mainland/hbna-current.php

Tsawwassen to Nanaimo

Website: http://www.bcferries.com/schedules/mainland/tsdp-current.php

From the Nanaimo harbour take BC Ferries to Gabriola. The 20 minute crossing runs daily from 6am - 11pm

BC Ferries to Gabriola

Website: www.bcferries.com/schedules/southern/nhgi-current.php

  • Travelling to Gabriola Island...get a BC Ferries Experience Card and save.
  • Purchase online or at a BC Ferries Ticket Booth.
  • Save on Vehicle and passenger fares Gabriola and many other Gulf Island routes.
  • And remember, your fare includes your return trip!

CRUISE OR SAIL

Cruise or sail to Silva Bay at the southeast end of Gabriola using charts 3475 or 3443.

You will find moorage available at latitude 49*08.899N longitude 123*41.807W.

Radio either marina on VHF 66A and they will assist you into a slip.

PAGE'S RESORT AND MARINA

SILVA BAY MARINA

MARINE FORECAST

Website: http://weather.gc.ca/marine/region_e.html?mapID=03