Photo credit (left): Michael BertrandMade up of over 200 islands, the BC Gulf Islands that lie between Vancouver Island and mainland British Columbia receive less than 30 inches of rain a year. In 2010, National Geographic Traveler named the Gulf Islands one of the world's best coastal destinations.
Here, sheltered waters make for ideal sailing, scuba diving, and fishing; languorous beaches beckon swimmers, and ecologically protected forests welcome hikers. Known for their natural beauty, tranquility and unique character, days can be spent exploring the rocky shores of these islands or simply browsing through the local craft markets.
Scheduled service to three of the Gulf Islands is offered from May 18 – September 30:
Click here for schedules to fly to the BC Gulf Islands. Charter service to the Gulf Islands is available year round.