Recreations on Gabriola

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 & Parks


Gabriola Island has more public beach access points than any other Gulf Island.  No two beaches are the same!

Look for the “Public Access” yellow concrete blocks for beach access points around the island to find the beach closest to you.

Parks and Trails

Gabriola is home to three spectacular provincial parks and dozens of regional and community parks.  Find out more about our vast network of trails from Gabriola Land and Trails Trust.

Outdoor Recreation

Enjoy the great outdoors 365 days a year!  If you’re lucky, you may find yourself paddling with dolphins and orcas!

Walking, Hiking, Cycling, Paddling, Golfing.  With 98 kilometres of coastline and over 170 kilometres of trails, exploring and playing outside is a natural choice. 

Gabriola Golf & Country Club

825 South Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X0 



Gabriola Land & Trails Trust

PO Box 56
Gabriola, BC V0R1XO 


Page’s Resort & Marina

3350 Coast Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X7 



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Silver Blue Charters

2945 South Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X7 



Indoor Recreation

Gabriola is home to a thriving conscious living community!

For those days you want to stay inside, enticing activities await in the studios, homes, businesses and facilities of the island.

Find activities to strengthen your body, mind and spirit connection here.

Gabriola Fitness Centre

480 North Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X0 



TasteBuds: Fine Wine with Friends

163 Malaspina Drive
Gabriola, British Columbia V0R 1X1 Canada


Vijnana Yoga Centre

235 James Way
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X1