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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
  • One or more entry points are automated
  • Entry route has a door that is at minimum 815 mm wide
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

  • Multiple lighting options to improve visibility
  • 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

Very large accessible parking stall - not designated for a van. Path to ramp is not paved and cannot guarantee slope is less than 5%.

Bowen Island is one of Vancouver’s best day-trip and getaway destinations, conveniently located one hour from Downtown 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 great 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. *Note: the Visitor Centre is staffed May through September. Self-serve visitor information is always available at the Centre, including maps, special event information, bus and ferry schedules, etc. If you have a specific question, please contact us via email or telephone anytime throughout the year. We’re here to help.