“The Gem of the Salish Sea”.
Experience all the magic of British Columbia’s Wild West Coast on the Gulf Island closest to Vancouver. Ancient Forests, Rocky Heights, Sandstone & Pebble Beaches and Stunning Views are all waiting for you to explore on Galiano.
From boating to hiking, kayaking to mopeding, festivals to whale watching, art shows to golf and fishing to fiestas, Galiano offers a wide range of experiences for our Island Guests and inhabitants to enjoy. Home to many talented Artists and Artisans, Wellness & Spa Facilities, Award Winning Restaurants for those Intimate Romantic Dinners or Casual Get-Togethers, Fresh Produce from our many Organic Farms and so much more.
Tucked between Mayne Island and Salt Spring Island, lies the awe-inspiring Galiano Island. With its mild climate, Galiano is mostly known for its large variety of fauna and flora including resident and transient populations of orca whales, seals, otters, sea lions as well as many other varieties of sea life. With a population of about 1,044, residents of the island can look forward to the many hiking trails, provincial parks and most famously, Mount Galiano.