Kayaks on Bowen Island
(Picture BC photo)

Bowen Island

Things to Do

Bowen Island Boardwalk (Picture BC photo)

Bowen Island Boardwalk (Picture BC photo)

Visitors typically come to Bowen Island for a quiet, relaxing experience. Yet there's no shortage of things to do around this greenery-blessed haven at the entrance to Howe Sound.

A 20-minute ferry ride from West Vancouver, Bowen Island pleases sporty types with varied mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, swimming, and golf options. 

Prefer to explore cultural offerings? Bowen Island has its share of artists and art galleries, live theatre and concerts. Local landmarks like the Bowen Island Museum, Davies Orchard, and Alderwood Farm bring the island's rustic spirit to life.

Laidback dining and shopping round out the picture at Snug Cove, the heartbeat of this tight-knit community, with its ferry terminal and marinas.

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