Bowen Island Visitor Centre

Visitor Centres, Accessibility

Visitor CentresBowen Island, Vancouver & Area, Vancouver, Coast & Mountains

432 Cardena Road, Bowen Island, British Columbia, V0N 1G1

Accessibility

This business has self-assessed as having the following accessible attributes. Please contact the business directly for further detail if required.

Mobility

Parking
  • Designated accessible parking near an accessible entrance that is specifically marked
Entrance
  • Entrance has no steps or if there are one or more steps, there is non-slip ramp with a maximum of 5% slope
  • Entry route has a door that is at minimum 815 mm wide
Lobby or Reception Area
  • Lowered counter at the reception or ticket desk
Activities & Transportation
  • Key activities are accessible to guests using mobility devices
  • Information displays (if applicable) at a lower height
  • Accessible spaces have clear views of the main activity (i.e. stage, viewing area)

Vision

  • Staff are available to accompany guest through venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

Hearing

  • Staff are trained to use alternative communication tools such as Apps or text messaging

General

Emergency Plan
  • Emergency plan includes staff trained to provide in-person assistance for people with mobility, visual and hearing requirements
High Speed Internet Service
  • Business has high-speed internet service available for video application use
Service Dogs
  • Staff have been trained on guide and service dog policies
  • Business has a dog relief area on site
Additional Information

Wheelchair ramp into building.

During the summer, the Visitor Information Centre is open daily to assist you. Bowen Island is considered to be one of Vancouver’s best day-trip and getaway destinations, conveniently located one hour from Downtown Vancouver and a scenic 20-minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay. Known for our stunning mountain and ocean views, our accessible forest trails, our rich cultural offerings and our laid-back small -town charm, we invite you to visit anytime of the year. Check out our website for lots of trip-planning suggestions. And when you arrive on island, come by the Visitor Centre and talk to one of our knowledgable staff who will happily share lots of insider information, maps and things to do. If you have a specific question, please contact us via email or telephone anytime throughout the year. We’re here to help.