Getting HereThe most convenient of all the Gulf Islands, Galiano Island is just minutes away...and the fastest and easiest to find. Here are maps and directions to Galiano Island...
FIRST FERRY STOP: Just 50 minutes by BC Ferries car / passenger service, or 15 minutes by float plane service from Vancouver or Victoria, or easy float plane connections from Seattle, Galiano Is so easy to get to. Guests arriving on Galiano by float plane or private boat can choose to use our own dock (seasonal) or be picked up at Montague Harbour.
View a downloadable pdf file of driving directions from Vancouver, Seattle. Whistler or Victoria.
Driving Directions to Galiano Island
Ferry Travel as a Foot Passenger or by CarFerry travel is so easy to Galiano, so convenient. We are just 1 hour by car and passenger ferry from the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island. The Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa is walking distance from the ferry, so you may choose to leave your car and cares behind. Plus you can rent a fun Smart Car from the Inn to explore the Island!
Use these links to connect to schedules and fare information:
|British Columbia Ferry Corporation||Victoria Clipper - Seattle to Victoria|
|Coho Ferry - Port Angeles to Victoria||Washington State Ferries|
Air TravelFloat plane service to Galiano is an easy and exciting way to see the Gulf Islands. We are just minutes from the city and Vancouver International Airport to Galiano Island's Montague Harbour, or to our dock (seasonal).
Use these easy links to schedules and fares: Note that Harbour Air and Kenmore Air have pilots who fly directly to our dock.Harbour Air charter service from Vancouver does charter service only, no scheduled service, but fly directly to our dock.
Seair scheduled flights from Vancouver to Montague Marina
Kenmore Air charter service from Seattle and U.S. to our dock and to Montague Marina
Saltspring Air charter from Vancouver
Island TravelThe Inn is the only resort in the Gulf Islands that is within walking distance of the ferry, as well as all of the little shops and galleries in the Village.
Transportation within Galiano Island is easy and fun:
- Rent a Smart Car: (limited availability; must reserve in advance; insurance required )
- Ride your bicycle: Our island roads are rewarding but challenging: caution required
- Rent a moped: If you are staying at the Inn, they will pick you up
- Rent a Boat at Montague Marina to get around Galiano Island.
- If you arrive by float plane or boat, they can drop you off in the summer at our new dock