Visitor Activities

Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada

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Experience “island-living” just a short ferry ride away from Vancouver in the breathtaking Gulf Islands National Park Reserve—one of Canada’s newest national parks!
This mosaic of lands and waters across 15 islands, islets and reefs in the Southern Gulf Islands protects one of the most beautiful and ecologically at-risk areas in Canada.
What are you waiting for? Get away from the urban rush of Vancouver and treat your senses to a place of refuge rich in nature and island culture!
Things To Do:
•Plan a leisurely visit: Stay at a B&B, visit the island markets, stroll the beaches or picnic by the sea.
•Gear up for an adventure: Hike, camp, kayak or boat and check out the spectacular views and marine life, including whales, seals, eagles and oystercatchers.
•Enjoy a quick weekend getaway: Hop on a ferry and head directly to Saturna, Mayne or the Pender Islands and geocache to explore the park’s top destinations.
•Visit the park web site for a list of Top Ten Park Experiences.

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