Learn more about attractions, guided tours, parks, and more.
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”.
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
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!
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.
Biking, Paddling, Sightseeing, Whale Watching
YOUR ONE STOP SHOP FOR EVERYTHING ADVENTURE ON SALT SPRING ISLAND. We offer kayaking, whale watching & sightseeing tours, paddle boarding & bike rentals! The Salt Spring Adventure Co. Ltd. is less about making a living and more about living the dream! We put all our energy into making our tours as fulfilling and rewarding as possible. Whether it’s whale watching in our top-of-the-line 12-passenger Zodiac, kayaking through beautiful marine reserves, paddle boarding on a placid lake or harbour, or an epic bike ride around the island, everyone is sure to have a fun and memorable outdoor experience. We create custom Group Adventures,Corporate Retreats and School Group Programs. Come Adventure With Us!
Dining & Culinary Tours
The original Vancouver Food Tour guides locals and visitors to Vancouver’s best restaurant gems. A passionate team of food and drink experts entertain guests on the delectable and informative tours. On our most popular Gastown Tasting Tour and Craft Beer Tour, enjoy hand-selected food and drink pairings at multiple restaurants in the historic neighbourhood. We take care of everything so just relax and enjoy the adventure. Our newest brewery tour, Your Vancouver Brewery Experience leads guests behind the doors of Molson Coors Canada, Western Canadas largest and most recognized brewery. Guests will tour through the historic brewery’s can filling and brewhouse operations, learn the science behind beer making, and enjoy a guided beer tasting. Our progressive dining menu focuses on local, seasonal, and sustainable fare, including BC wines, craft beers, cheeses and charcuterie, seafood, and much more.
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.
Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
With our 13 vessels, departures from Vancouver, Victoria, Telegraph Cove & more, close to 100 staff in peak season, Prince of Whales Whale Watching is one of the largest whale watching and eco-adventure companies in British Columbia. As such, we are proud to be a leader in responsible whale watching and to have served as teaching platforms for whale research.
Wine tours, Rainforest foraging tour, crab-catch & cook trips! Our tours are guided by local Vancouver chefs, sommeliers and foragers.
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!
Spas & Wellness
Spa by Lenice is going into the 6th year of business and is still going strong. Lenice has 11 years experience in the aesthetics field and more than 30 years in customer service. She is also licensed for skincare, Microdermabrasion and certified for Brazilian waxing, Ear and Nose piercings through Nova Beauty, Victoria, as well as specialized foot care. Carlos Ramirez who has 30 yrs experience. specializes in Facials and Massages. Shauna Grylls who has 30 yrs experience, specializes in Facials and Massage. Alan Johnson is our registered massage therapist with over 20 yrs experience. Retreat to this quiet and peaceful sea side Spaaah, where you will receive all the care and pampering you would expect. Spa By Lenice is located on a destination Island that caters to both Locals and visitors alike (women and men) who want stress relief and relaxation in a serene atmosphere. Its an ideal place to gather with friends, to celebrate lifes milestones, reconnect with a loved one, or to turn to as your very own destination for stress relief and self-renewal. It’s an oasis dedicated to your health and well-being with 4 treatment rooms for every reason there is to spaaah. Whether you come to the spa to ensure that you always look your very best, or your visit is more about stress relief and survival in a busy world, Spa by Lenice is an ideal place to spend a few hours for self-renewal. With a coffee and juice bar and 4 treatment rooms, we provide comfort, convenience and flexibility to cater to demanding schedules. Guests can be rejuvenated from head to toe. Lenice is able to offer a full range of Spa services, such as Gel nail extensions and gel polish, Pedicures, Manicures, Facials, Massage Reiki, Reflexology, Indian head massage, Spray tanning and Piercings, just to name a few. The Spa team uses Eminence products which are deliciously natural and there is an excellent range of these products to choose from for home use. The Spa team receives regular training on the Eminence products from their specialists. DoTerra Pure Essential oils are now integrated in our; aromatherapy treatments, our Massage, Indian head massage, Reiki and reflexology treatments. All services are tailored to suit each guest, and using her expertise and experience Lenice has developed several specialized treatments to pamper and please you.
Serving Salt Spring Island since 2004 Solace Organic Spa is the boutique day spa and wellness retreat for local and visiting spa enthusiasts seeking exceptional professional massage and spa therapists in natural eCo contemporary surroundings. We offer an array of holistic therapies by some of Salt Spring Islands finest and qualified practitioners. Our focus is on Inner Beauty and Spa as a state of mind and heart for enhanced well-being. Solace Organic Spa specializes in offering private and secluded healing retreats for spa enthusiasts and couples provided by our exceptionally skilled therapists of holistic massage, acupressure, therapeutic bodywork and our Signature spa therapies. Our guests can also enjoy our Solace Spa Ritual (infrared sauna and forest hot tub) as part of their spa experience. We also host spa parties and offer couples massage or side-by-side spa services for you to enjoy with a loved one, family member or friend.
Sightseeing, Wineries & Wine Tours
EV TOURS private tours in Victoria, BC, Vancouver Island, and Salt Spring Island. Butchart Gardens by way of country roads, city tours, historical tours. We provide wine tasting tours in different wine regions on Vancouver Island: Cowichan Valley, Saanich peninsula, Salt Spring Island. Customized tours. Welcome cruise ship passengers. See the city of Victoria, nature, history and culture with knowledgable, professional local guides. We provide comfortable, safe transportation service and will pick you up at your hotel or port of entry. We service small groups and large groups. All private tours. We specialize in creating and providing tailored private day tours in Victoria, BC and on Vancouver Island. We offer family, friends and corporate groups customized tours to suite number of people, schedule, pace and interests. Visit us on our website. Book directly online or contact us by email or phone. We’ll create a tour designed specifically for you.