Artists & Art Info

  • Gabriola Artworks — A collection of fine local art offered for sale once again proving that Gabriola Island is the Isle of the Arts.
  • Nicholas Halpin Photography on Gabriola Island — Nicholas feels his role as photographer is that of a facilitator: providing a tiny vignette that might open the door for the viewer to feel their way into another world.
  • Gabriola Island Arts Council — Whether you are an island artist, a resident, or one of the thousands who visit Gabriola and the Gulf Islands, we invite you to browse our website and to celebrate the arts with us.
  • Paprika Design by Nina Turczyn — Welcome to Paprika Design – an ever-changing collection of handmade silver jewellery by Nina Turczyn on Gabriola Island
  • Sheila Norgate Studio — “I had no intention of becoming an artist”. Words spoken from our very own world famous artist who makes her home on Gabriola Island. Sheila’s work is primarily in acrylic on canvas.

Building and Home Service

  • Architrave Design Build — Architrave Design Build is an integrated residential design & construction service. The general process of ARCHITRAVE’s services commence with client consultations leading to an on-site assessment followed by comprehensive sketch plans that, with clie
  • Gulf Island Woodworks Ltd. — Gulf Island Woodworks, located on Gabriola Island, is a custom furniture and cabinet company offering personalized service to clients on the Gulf Islands, Vancouver Island and in Vancouver.
  • Housemaster Home Inspections — If you are looking to buy or sell a home, or you’re a real estate professional looking to find the best option for home inspections, you’ve come to the right place.
  • Custom Country Homes — Founded over 50 years ago, Viceroy Homes is a leader in the design, engineering and manufacturing of custom home packages for both owner/builder clients and professional contractors.
  • North Island Laboratories — North Island Labs has been dedicated to providing quality and comprehensive analytical and technical support services to a variety of clients. Specialists in water, wastewater and shellfish analysis.

Coming and Going

  • Tofino Air Gabriola Island — Welcome to the world of Tofino Air. We’re a small, friendly Canadian airline serving the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, Vancouver Island, Canada’s Gulf Islands and the BC Lower Mainland through the South Terminal at YVR Vancouver International Airpor
  • Gabriola Ferry Times — BC Ferries operates a vehicle and passenger ferry between Gabriola Island and Nanaimo; there are numerous trips each day with a sailing time of approximately 20 minutes.
  • Gabriola Island Ferry Camera — Check for ferry line traffic and see Gabriola ferry schedule.

Gabriola Island

  • Gabriola Island Commons — Welcome to Gabriola Commons, a place for the harmonious integration of community services, cultural activities, and environmentally sustainable living on Gabriola Island, B.C.
  • Gabriola Sounder Newspaper — Gabriola Island’s community weekly newspaper.
  • The Flying Shingle Newspaper — The Flying Shingle (or Shingle) is the oldest continuously running newspaper on Gabriola Island BC – an island on the West Coast of Canada with a population of approximately 4500.
  • The Gabriola Island Homepage — The Gabriola Island information page and Gabriola Events page.
  • The Chamber of Commerce — The Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce welcomes you! Find Gabriola’s special places, her parks and beaches, the best eateries and pubs and accommodation. Full information for visitors, about our community and a list of Chamber members.
  • Gabriola Volunteer Fire Department — Gabriola Island is a 911 community for Fire, Police, and Ambulance assistance. Gabriola Fire & Ambulance personnel respond to callouts using their personal vehicles with the 4 WAY FLASHERS on. Please allow them the right of way.
  • Silva Bay Shipyard Marine Services — We’re located on Gabriola Island in the Gulf Islands just south of Nanaimo. We design and fabricate custom requests at competitive prices. We build, repair, maintain vessels, equipment, docks, and ramps.
  • Gabriola Emergency Social Services — Gabriola Emergency Social Services (GESS) is part of the provincial Emergency Social Services program which provides short-term assistance to British Columbians who are forced to leave their homes because of fire, floods, earthquakes or other emergencies.
  • Gabriola Rod, Gun & Conservation Club — The Gabriola Rod, Gun & Conservation Club (GRGCC) looks for members who are safe, conscientious, ethical, and respectful of – and to – others. There is no requirement to possess specific licences nor specific training merely to join our Club.
  • Gabriola Golf and Country Club — From downtown Nanaimo, it is a twenty minute ferry ride to Gabriola Island. The log constructed clubhouse consists of a fully licensed lounge with fireplace and coffee shop.
  • Gabriola Village Liquor Store — Welcome to the Village Liquor Store on Gabriola Island. Our business: “High Quality Products, Great Service, Fair Prices”.
  • Gabriola Islands Trust — The Islands Trust encourages the protection and preservation of the unique environment and amenities of the Trust Area. There are many excellent resources with useful advice for residents, property owners and visitors.

Lifestyle and Recreation

  • Lesley Standerwick – Personal Training — Whether it is a class setting or private session, injury rehabilitation or performance improvement, there is something for everyone! Lesley specializes in rehabilitative training. She has worked closely with physiotherapists, massage therapists, chiroprac
  • Access Scuba Diving and Marine Charters — Offering 10 World Class Dive sites only 5 minutes from our dock. Also Shore Accessible dive sites from Gabriola Island. Get info on PADI certified training.
  • Jim’s Kayaking – Sea Kayak the Gulf Islands — We have opened “Jim’s Kayak Shack” located at Silva Bay Resort and Marina on the south end of Gabriola Island. Jim’s Kayaking specializes in single and multi-day kayak trips from Gabriola Island in the beautiful Gulf Islands of BC.
  • Kayak Tours — Baja Kayak Adventures offers British Columbia Gulf Islands kayak tours based on beautiful Gabriola Island.
  • Island of Peace Yoga — At Island of Peace Yoga on Gabriola Island, we strive to bring the best that yoga has to offer from the east and the west. ‘ Celebrate Your Self’

Professional Services

  • Housemaster Home Inspections — If you are looking to buy or sell a home, or you’re a real estate professional looking to find the best option for home inspections, you’ve come to the right place.
  • Dominion Lending Centres Vanisle — Best mortgage rates from Canada’s leading lenders.
  • The Mortgage Centre — Learn everything you need to know to successfully apply for the best mortgage for your Nanaimo, Gabriola Island or Vancouver Island property that will also meet your long term financial needs.
  • Gabriola Law Office — Murray Grant – Lawyer. Offering real estate, corporate, commercial, estates, civil litigation and personal injury claims.
  • Coastal Community Credit Union — You can take advantage of current opportunities in the real estate market with qualified advice from your Coastal Community mortgage specialist.

Resorts and Accommodations

  • Silva Bay Resort and Marina — Nestled on the Southern end of beautiful Gabriola Island, Silva Bay Resort and Marina is the perfect base to explore and live the Pacific Northwest.
  • Page’s Resort and Marina at Silva Bay — Page’s Resort and Marina has grown into a year-round resort retreat and a Gabriola Island tradition.
  • Casa Blanca By the Sea Bed and Breakfast — Situated in the southern Gulf Islands on Gabriola Island’s sunny south coast, Casa Blanca B&B offers spacious accommodations in a tranquil waterfront setting. We rent kayaks to experienced kayakers or offer guided kayaking day trips for novices.
  • Cliff Cottage Bed and Breakfast on Gabriola Island — We offer accommodation in our custom designed, newly constructed Cliff Cottage situated overlooking the pristine Northumberland Strait and Dodd Narrows with sweeping views of Mudge Island, Vancouver Island and Valdez Islands.
  • Jupiter Ranch — A contemporary retreat • Zen living in a pastoral setting
  • The Surf Lodge Restaurant and Pub — Enjoy the spectacular sunset with your escape from the hustle of city life and feel the warmth of the fireplace as you dine in the Driftwood Restaurant. Enjoy live music, play a game of pool all leading toward your room or cabin that focuses on comfort, p
  • The Haven on Gabriola Island-A Centre for Growth — Our purpose is to provide programs in personal and professional development that embody the principles of responsibility, communication and relationship.


  • Island School of Building Arts — Welcome to Island School of Building Arts trade school on beautiful Gabriola Island. ISBA teaches Timber Frame, Log Building and Fireplace/Stonework; Design, Construction and Finishing skills. Contact ISBA for timber home packages for sale using some of t
  • Silva Bay Shipyard Wooden Boat Building School — The Silva Bay Shipyard School is Canada’s only full-time traditional wooden boatbuilding school, located at Silva Bay, Gabriola Island, British Columbia