COVID Plan for the Visitor Centre

Effective Friday, January 7, 2022 In keeping with the directives from WorkSafeBC and Dr. Henry, and more importantly, in the interest of keeping our staff and our customers safe, the following COVID-19 safety precautions are in place at the Gabriola Island Visitor...

Videos

Otters & Eagles Cycling & Diving Gabriola Features on Shaw TV Nature Community Island Living Beach Features with Traveling...

Events

It’s Always Happening on Gabriola Get-togethers, shindigs, gatherings, ceremonies, celebrations, occasions—personal, private, or public—Gabriola is the perfect place to make things happen. Upcoming Events See more events Annual Gabriola Events Our festivals and...

Tours and Workshops

Explore & Engage The island is home to a high density of artists and a diverse community that welcomes you throughout the year for festivals, weekly events, workshops, classes, retreats, and guided adventures. Tours & Farm Visits The Gabriola Museum and GERTIE...

Tourist Home

Gabriola Island natural beauty | vibrant community     Choose Your Gabriola Adventure Recreation Arts & Culture Tours & Workshops Events Gift Shopping Farm Stands Restaurants & Pubs Lodging Island Life Dense forests of evergreen trees, towering sandstone...

Tourist Contact

Hello Gabriola Islandcontact our visitor centre   Contact our Visitor Centre Questions or comments? Contact us. Name Email Address Message 4 + 3 = Submit Address & Phone #6 – 480 North Road,Gabriola, BC V0R 1X0 Phone: 250-247-9332Toll-free: 1-888-284-9332 Hours...

About Gabriola

Gabriola Island welcomes you We like to show off our island lifestyle, natural beauty & vibrant community. Come join us and embrace the rhythm of Gulf Island living. Turning the off season on   The heartbeat of the island is the natural beauty and the vibrant...

Transportation

Getting Here & Getting Around 5 km from downtown Nanaimo, most people access Gabriola via BC Ferries. Once you’re here, there are 158 kilometres of roads to walk, cycle and drive. Getting Here Ferry BC Ferries runs the ferry between Nanaimo and Gabriola....

Shopping

Curiosities, Essentials & Everything In-Between Whether you’re shopping for camping supplies or one-of-a-kind, handcrafted jewellery, you’ll find everything practical, whimsical, and necessary in Gabriola’s boutiques, galleries, shops and studios. Gifts Shop for...

Recreation

Come Play on Gabriola Take a winding trail through dense forest, find yourself in a sea of wildflowers, breathe in the ocean air, discover the beauty of a sunset paddle, dance under the stars. The island is a natural playground for the whole family. Beaches &...

Arts

The Island of Creative Expression With one of the highest number of artists per capita in Canada and many art-centred events, Gabriola has earned its moniker, ‘Isle of the Arts’. Whether you’re the creator, admirer, or participant, enjoy the...

Lodging

Enjoy Your Stay The perfect home away from home is here on Gabriola.Find the accommodation type that works best for you. Camping Get up close and personal with Gabriola’s nature! Secluded campsites, RV pads and private camping are all available on the island....

Eating

Gabriola has a vibrant community of passionate locavores and hard-working farmers while our small but mighty dining scene serves every palate. Restaurants & Pubs From comfort food and pub fare to local chefs’ seasonal creations, find a range of dining...

Visitor Centre Volunteering

Become a Gabriola Ambassador If you love our beautiful island, like meeting people, enjoy sharing your knowledge of Gabriola and are looking for a no-stress, fun volunteer position, then helping at Gabriola’s Visitor Info Centre is perfect for you! Training is...