Learn more about attractions, guided tours, parks, and more.
Hiking, Sightseeing, Snowshoeing
Step Outside Adventures offers unique sightseeing and hiking tours with daily departures from Vancouver, Richmond, and Delta. Whether you want to hike up to an alpine lake, go snow-shoeing through a winter wonderland, explore an island, or just see the sights of Vancouver, we have a tour for you. Some of our destinations include Whistler, the North Shore Mountains, Bowen Island, the Gulf Islands, and Squamish. Round trip transportation with live narration from one of our fantastic guides included.
Hiking, Sightseeing, Dining & Culinary Tours
Surrounded by majestic mountains and the blue waters of the Salish Sea, known for its friendly, welcoming hospitality and rich cultural offerings, Bowen is Vancouvers idyllic island neighbour. Conveniently located less than one hour from city centre, Bowen Island is one of Vancouvers best daytrip and getaway destination. Come discover BCs natural beauty and enjoy an authentic West Coast experience with Bowen Island Tours. Our boutique, specialty tours showcase the islands popular features and many of its lesser-known, hidden gems. Whether you wish to explore emerald-green forest trails on foot or wish to savour more restful pursuits, we offer a variety of eco, cultural, historical and culinary adventures. Let us help you create a truly memorable and pleasurable vacation. Please visit our website for additional tour information and please contact to discuss your travel plans. We welcome requests for private and group tours, and can assist with special events and corporate retreats.
Spas & Wellness, Bed & Breakfasts
At Nectar Yoga BnB, we provide daily grounding yoga experiences for all fitness levels (in our really cool geodesic dome), introspective meditation sessions, thoughtfully designed cottages, nourishing breakfasts delivered to your door, a connection back to nature, eco-friendly products, a space to dream, and a womb to deeply relax. When you arrive on Bowen Island, we want you to feel completely disconnected from the city hustle, from your lists, from the daily life tensions. We want you to take a deep breath and chill. We created our Yoga BnB Package for those who need to press the reset button from their busy lives. This package is available all year-round, any day of the week. We are flexible to fit into your schedule. Think of this as yoga-retreat-lite. Equal emphasis is put into our classes, our meals, our cottages and our vibe. We want you to have time during the day to explore, relax, read, enjoy one of the many restaurants, write, be creative, to do whatever lights your fire!
Bowen Island Sea Kayaking is dedicated to offering safe, informative and fun experiences for the novice paddler through to the seasoned kayaker. We have safe, fun, experienced local guides available for lessons and guided tours.Our shop at Snug Cove on Bowen Island is an easy day-trip, just a 20-minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay, only 45 minutes from downtown Vancouver. We will close for the season on October 8, 2018 and re-open Saturday April 6, 2019.
Boating, Fishing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
Located just 20 minutes from downtown Vancouver in Horseshoe Bay. Come experience our Ocean Adventures including the exciting Sea Safari guided 2 hour eco-tour, self-drive boat rentals, and deep sea guided salmon fishing charters. Explore islands, boat-access only marine parks, views of downtown and all that Howe Sound has to offer. Set your own course and experience Vancouver from a whole new point of view. It’s easy, it’s safe and it’s a boat-load of fun!
For those who desire to have fun outdoor experiences in a relaxed island setting, Bowen Island Adventures is a learning-based adventure company that provides unique activities and programs that share the wonders Bowen Island and the natural world have to offer.
Biking, Hiking, Paddling
Dam Good Trips was founded with one purpose in mind: to give you outstanding guidance, without the guide. We make it easy for you to get out and have adventures in British Columbia. You love the outdoors, you’re independent, capable and are looking for a new kind of flexibility and freedom that doesn’t include group tours and one-size fits all packages. We build a trip specifically for you based on your experience level and expectations. We enable you to conduct trips on your own, with a sound plan, local knowledge and comprehensive provisioning of essential gear. We build the convenience of a guided trip into your personalized self-guided experience. All you have to do is show up, enjoy and create incredible memories.
Shopping, Farms & Markets
Delicious Organic Chocolate Truffles, Bars and Hot Chocolates all made on the premises and served with a European flair. Also Enjoy coffee, biscotti and gelato.
Catching Stars Gallery features over 30 local and BC artists in a setting that reflects the natural beauty of Bowen Island. Come in and find what inspires you and take a little piece of Bowen Island home with you.