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.
Boating, Sightseeing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
Explore the west coast of British Columbia and SE Alaska aboard our 70′ expedition yachts and discover ancient First Nations villages, primeval forests, and amazing coastal wildlife with like-minded travelers. We provide a world class experience featuring unique and remote destinations, these wilderness and wildlife eco-tours are exciting expeditions you will not soon forget!
The Blue Horse Folk Art gallery was built by two Salt Spring Island artists, Anna Gustafson and Paul Burke. This charming space houses their most recent works of art, and is open to the public. Anna’s raku vases and lamps are always in stock, along with her other projects, including gorgeous encaustic paintings. Paul’s folk art animal sculptures are joined by his narrative works, including the acclaimed Mrs. Drysdale’s Circus collection.Come and enjoy the gallery, see the artists in their studios, and enjoy the beautiful gardens.
Salt Spring Island
Boating, Sightseeing, Dining & Culinary Tours, Indigenous Culture, Wildlife Tours
Cruise the Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands area aboard Canada’s classic, 92-foot schooner Maple Leaf, 88-foot tugboat Swell, or 134-foot catamaran Cascadia. Learn about the maritime, natural and cultural history of this area by cruising the coastline with your expert guides in the months of spring or autumn.
Welcome to CycleTreks, located in beautiful Victoria BC. We offer a variety of full service bike tours, using top quality equipment, for cycling enthusiasts with all levels of riding ability. We have everything from single day bike rentals and guided tours around Victoria, to exhilarating, fully inclusive, multi day guided bicycle adventure tours on Vancouver Island and the Southern Gulf Islands.
Are you an art fan looking for fresh contemporary fine art? We are a vibrant artist owned collective showcasing top-notch contemporary ceramics, fused & stained glass, painting, textile art, jewelry, sculpture and photography. We offer a beautiful relaxing art space, workshops, showroom rental, special events and daily opportunities to meet the artist. We pride ourselves on being an inspiring and friendly art hub for patrons and artists alike. Drop in today and directly support island artists.
ArtCraft is the longest running fine arts and crafts shows in BC and the home to the work of over 100 fine artists and craftspeople, representing the very best of Salt Spring and the Gulf Islands. On show is everything imaginable from fine oil paintings, ceramics, woodwork, jewelry, basketry, fibre arts to handmade soaps.Located in downtown Ganges, in historic Mahon hall, it is one of the “must see” attractions of any visit to Salt Spring.
Parks & Wilderness Areas
Experience the park, an archipelago of sheltered islands, islets and reefs in the Salish Sea. Breathe in the sea air and the Mediterranean-like climate while exploring stunning beaches, peaceful coves and lush forest trails. Take in the spectacular ocean views with glimpses of seals, sea lions, porpoises and Orca whales. Connect with fascinating local culture and people, or enjoy boating, kayaking, hiking and an extensive interpretive program, including a multi-route geocaching program for all ages.
Spas & Wellness, Bed & Breakfasts
Serenity by the Sea Retreat is a waterfront retreat haven with quiet, creative spaces–perfect if you are seeking quality time alone or with a friend, for re-connection, reflection, or healing and creative play. Cocoon yourself in a cozy, nurturing accommodation to relax and recharge your batteries. Enhance your retreat with massage, reiki, and a myriad of special features and services. Enjoy nature, sky and sea from our cliffside tub by the sea. Our garden embraces the dynamic vibrancy of waterfront, the soothing energy of our ponds and waterfall gardens, and the personal gifts of our meditation circuit and classic labyrinth.
We provide tours and transportation on Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands. Tours offering schedule departures and custom design for the individual or group traveller. Day trips to Multi day trips local and beyond. Transportation offered from Vans, school busses to luxury highway coaches. We specialize in conferences and convention groups working with budgets and time frames. Our customer service skills are well known in the industry.We are the local experts! Lets Go!
Come aboard for a scenic seaplane flight and experience an authentic west coast way of life. Out here, this is how we travel for work, for fun and sometimes just for the view! Join us for a tour or scheduled flight today and see BC the way we do. You’ve come all the way west, the only direction left to go is up!
Hiking, Paddling, Sightseeing, Whale Watching
Coastal Bliss Adventures Ltd. is an Wilderness Adventure company, based on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. We specialize in multi-day and day hiking, backpacking, kayaking and canoeing adventure tours. Our signature hiking tour is The West Coast Trail, located in “our backyard”.