Gulf Islands

The Gulf Islands, nestled between Vancouver Island and the mainland of British Columbia, offer a serene escape from the bustle of urban life. With over 200 islands, each with its own unique charm, this archipelago is a haven for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Explore lush forests, stunning coastlines, and tranquil beaches perfect for kayaking, hiking, and wildlife spotting.


Quaint villages dot the islands, offering local art galleries, cozy cafes, and farm-to-table dining experiences. Whether you seek adventure or relaxation, the Gulf Islands are a picturesque destination that promises unforgettable experiences and a deep connection with nature.

Gulf Islands Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $1.3M
Lowest Price $28K
Highest Price $10M
Total Listings 242
Avg. Price/SQFT $3.5K

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222 Spinnaker Drive, Mayne Island

$985,000

222 Spinnaker Drive, Mayne Island

0 Beds 0 Baths 26,136 SqFt Land MLS® # R2907754

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37240 Schooner Way, Pender Island

$549,900

37240 Schooner Way, Pender Island

3 Beds 1 Bath 959 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2907540

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949 Windjammer Road, Bowen Island

$1,740,000

949 Windjammer Road, Bowen Island

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,655 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2907405

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2779 Schooner Way, Pender Island

$1,129,000

2779 Schooner Way, Pender Island

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,252 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2907206

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1113 Lenora Road, Bowen Island

$1,650,000

1113 Lenora Road, Bowen Island

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,727 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2907210

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845 Valhalla Place, Bowen Island

$2,199,000

845 Valhalla Place, Bowen Island

4 Beds 2 Baths 2,825 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2907039

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# 2a 1310 Sea Ranch Shoreline, Gambier Island

$550,000

# 2a 1310 Sea Ranch Shoreline, Gambier Island

0 Beds 1 Bath 813 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2906934

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646 Edith Point Road, Mayne Island

$799,000

646 Edith Point Road, Mayne Island

2 Beds 1 Bath 1,525 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2906712

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238 Shore Lane, Bowen Island

$2,250,000

238 Shore Lane, Bowen Island

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,808 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2906652

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555 Roocroft Lane, Bowen Island

$1,575,000

555 Roocroft Lane, Bowen Island

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,400 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2906377

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370 David Road, Bowen Island

$1,999,999

370 David Road, Bowen Island

5 Beds 6 Baths 5,320 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2906282

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584 Holdings Road, Bowen Island

$2,725,000

584 Holdings Road, Bowen Island

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,690 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2906026

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1257 Adams Road, Bowen Island

$959,000

1257 Adams Road, Bowen Island

4 Beds 2 Baths 2,146 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2902494

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825 Hummingbird Lane, Bowen Island

$1,699,900

825 Hummingbird Lane, Bowen Island

0 Beds 0 Baths 15,071 SqFt Land MLS® # R2905370

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825 Hummingbird Lane, Bowen Island

$1,699,900

825 Hummingbird Lane, Bowen Island

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,295 SqFt Residential Detached MLS® # R2905355

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Welcome to the Gulf Islands

The Gulf Islands, an idyllic archipelago nestled between Vancouver Island and the mainland of British Columbia, offer a tranquil escape from the bustling cities. Comprising over 200 islands, each with its own unique charm, the Gulf Islands are a haven for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.

Living on the Gulf Islands

Living on the Gulf Islands offers a unique blend of tranquility and convenience. While the islands are known for their serene landscapes and laid-back lifestyle, residents also enjoy easy access to urban amenities. Shopping, dining, and recreational activities are plentiful, making it an ideal place to call home.

Real Estate and Investment Opportunities

The Gulf Islands real estate market offers a diverse range of properties, from cozy waterfront cottages to luxurious estates. Whether you're looking for a vacation home or a permanent residence, there are plenty of options to choose from. Additionally, the islands' popularity as a tourist destination presents lucrative investment opportunities, especially in the hospitality sector.

Shopping and Dining

Despite their tranquil setting, the Gulf Islands are home to a vibrant community with a thriving arts and culture scene. Local artisans showcase their work in quaint galleries, while farmers markets offer fresh produce and handmade goods. Dining options range from cozy cafes serving locally sourced fare to fine dining restaurants overlooking the ocean.

Recreation and Outdoor Activities

Outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty to do on the Gulf Islands. The islands' pristine waters are perfect for kayaking, sailing, and fishing, while the lush forests offer excellent hiking and biking trails. With numerous parks and beaches to explore, there's always something new to discover.

Proximity to Transit Links

Despite their remote location, the Gulf Islands are surprisingly well-connected. BC Ferries operates regular ferry services between the islands and the mainland, making it easy to access major cities like Vancouver and Victoria. Additionally, seaplane services offer a quick and convenient way to travel between the islands and the mainland.

Resorts and Accommodation

For those looking to relax and unwind, the Gulf Islands offer a variety of resorts and accommodation options. From cozy bed and breakfasts to luxurious waterfront resorts, there's something for every taste and budget. Many resorts offer spa services and other amenities, making them the perfect place to rejuvenate body and soul.

Schools and Education

The Gulf Islands are home to a number of excellent schools, making them an ideal place to raise a family. In addition to public and private schools, the islands also offer a variety of educational programs and extracurricular activities for children of all ages.

Malls and Entertainment

While the Gulf Islands may not have the large shopping malls and entertainment complexes found in larger cities, they do offer a variety of unique shopping experiences. From eclectic boutiques to artisan markets, the islands are a shopper's paradise. Additionally, the islands' vibrant arts and culture scene ensures there's always something new and exciting to see and do.

Parks and Natural Beauty

One of the biggest draws of the Gulf Islands is their stunning natural beauty. With lush forests, rugged coastlines, and crystal-clear waters, the islands offer breathtaking views at every turn. Numerous parks and protected areas allow visitors to explore the islands' diverse ecosystems and wildlife.

Hospitals and Healthcare

While the Gulf Islands may be remote, they are not lacking in healthcare options. Several hospitals and healthcare facilities serve the islands, ensuring residents have access to quality medical care when they need it.

Famous Shops and Attractions

The Gulf Islands are home to several famous shops and attractions that draw visitors from near and far. Whether you're interested in art, history, or wildlife, there's something for everyone to enjoy on the islands.

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