VISITING GABRIOLA

VISITING GABRIOLA

Welcome to
Gabriola Island

Isle of the Arts: Our regular ferry and float plane services provide easy access to Gabriola from Nanaimo and Vancouver. With one of the best climates in Canada, plus beaches, parks, ocean views and sunsets, Gabriola is one of BC's top destinations to visit and live.

Unwind, do some beachcombing, play on the water, visit the local galleries and shops, hike, bike, enjoy the Gabriola culture and create memories with friends and family.

 

Gabriola
Visitor Centre

#6 - 480 North Road,
Gabriola BC V0R 1X0
Phone: 250-247-9332
Toll-free: 1-888-284-9332

OFF-SEASON HOURS - Labour Day to Victoria Day
Thur & Fri 10am - 12pm
Sat 10am - 2pm

SPRING SEASON HOURS - Victoria Day to June 30
Fri, Sat & Sun 10am - 2pm

SUMMER SEASON HOURS - Canada Day to Labour Day
Daily 10am - 6pm

Click below for the
2018 Gabriola Map

Gabriola Island Distances:

♦ Length of the island = 14.5 km (9 mi)
♦ Width of the island = 4.5 km (2.8 mi)

Road Distances from the Gabriola Ferry Dock

♦ To Visitor Centre & Village core = 1 km (.6 mi)
♦ To Orlebar Point = 5.3 km (3.3 mi)
♦ To Silva Bay via North Rd = 12.7 km (7.9 mi)
♦ To Silva Bay via South Rd = 15.4 km (9.6 mi)
♦ Full circle via North/South Rds = 28.1 km (17.5 mi)

Check out our
2018
Gabriola
Visitor Guide

LOOK What's coming up on Gabriola Island ...

Click HERE for our monthly Community Calendar

May
9
Wed
2018
ART EXHIBIT: Birds Birds Birds by DP Vance @ Gabriola Medical Clinic (downstairs)
May 9 @ 10:00 AM – Jun 4 @ 4:00 PM
ART EXHIBIT: Birds Birds Birds by DP Vance @ Gabriola Medical Clinic (downstairs) | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

FREE Event | Everyone Welcome! | Open during clinic hours |

Presenting birdsbirdsbirds – a themed exhibit of both old and recent work – a collection of paint and pixels in which I indulge in my obsession with … birds.

DP Vance

ART EXHIBIT: Coastal Echoes by Bob Brinton @ Gabriola Medical Clinic
May 9 @ 10:00 AM – Jun 4 @ 4:00 PM
ART EXHIBIT: Coastal Echoes by Bob Brinton @ Gabriola Medical Clinic | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

Open to the public during clinic hours.

Included will be low relief sculptural wall panels, stained wood mosaics, fabric collage, and pastels. Stop by and view these wonderfully evocative pieces.

May
25
Fri
2018
MUSIC: Gabriola Coffeehouse with Clover Point Drifters @ The Roxy
May 25 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Cost: $10 at the door (musicians + audience).

Doors open at 6:30pm.

Jam starts at 6:30pm.
Open Stage from 7:00pm.
Featured Performer at 8:30pm.

Featured Performer is

Clover Point Drifters

 

May
26
Sat
2018
RECREATION: Zumba Class @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
May 26 @ 9:00 AM – 9:55 AM

Cost: 10 pass card – $100; Drop-ins $12 |

Dance based fitness set to contemporary and international rhythms. A fun and effective aerobic workout.

Instructor: Veronique Rioux

WORKSHOP: Emergency First Aid / CPR-C @ Albert Reed Memorial Fire Hall (Fire Hall #1)
May 26 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Emergency First Aid / CPR-C @ Albert Reed Memorial Fire Hall (Fire Hall #1) | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

Cost: $50 | Must pre-register by May 14 |

Learn emergency first aid for heart attacks, strokes, breathing problems, injuries and trauma; plus CPR and using an AED machine. Includes manual; Red Cross certification. Generously subsidized by the Gabriola Ambulance Society.

COMMUNITY EVENT: Gabriola Farmers Market @ AGI Hall
May 26 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
COMMUNITY EVENT: Gabriola Farmers Market @ AGI Hall | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

FREE Event | Everyone Welcome!

Fresh Produce, Art, Crafts, and more … Every Saturday Starting May 20 thru to Thanksgiving Weekend.

RECREATION: Full Body Toning @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
May 26 @ 10:00 AM – 10:55 AM

Cost: Drop-ins $12; 10 pass card – $100 |

Interval training plus low impact exercises using stability balls, mats, weights, body and ballet barres.  Wednesdays & Saturdays.

PRESENTATION: Introduction to Bats @ Gabriola Library
May 26 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
PRESENTATION: Introduction to Bats @ Gabriola Library | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

FREE Event | Drop-in | Everyone Welcome!

Join GROWLS – the Gabriola Rescue of Wildlife Society – for a batty good time. Enjoy a cookie and find out why we can all love bats! This is a free, drop in event. Everyone welcome.

MUSIC: Sol Jam Kirtan @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre
May 26 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
MUSIC: Sol Jam Kirtan @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

ADMISSION by Donation | Everyone Welcome!

Come together to chant and sing … divine names, medicine songs, and universal love songs uplift the Heart, generate Joy, Clarity, Peace, Health and Vitality.

Kirtan is a tradition and legacy of India — a reunion of the lovers of LIFE to sing from the Heart, with conscious intention and attention. It is an invigorating way to stir the soul, enliven the breath, and awaken the energy of joy, peace, and clarity.

May we come together as One Community Voice to uplift our spirits, to sing the songs that nourish our Soul, to dance our dreams, and to love and live the exalted moments of this life @ the SOL JAM KIRTAN!!!

May
27
Sun
2018
RECREATION: Gentle Heart Openers Yoga Workshop @ Vijnana Yoga Centre
May 27 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
RECREATION: Gentle Heart Openers Yoga Workshop @ Vijnana Yoga Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

Cost: $35 | Contact Allie to register at allie.vijnanayoga@gmail.com |

Quiet the mind, open the heart … An explorative Yoga workshop.

© 2017 Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce - PO Box 249, Gabriola BC V0R 1X0 - Ph: 250-247-9332 - Toll-free: 1-888-284-9332 - Email: info@gabriolaisland.org