Activities on Gabriola Island


Dock & Roll Rentals

  • Rent kayaks and mountain bikes by the day or half day at reasonable rates
  • Located at Page’s Resort & Marina
  • More information

Gabriola Golf & Country Club

  • 9 Hole Golf Course (though you can play 18)
  • Driving Range

Fishing Charters

  • Year Round salmon fishing, Ling Cod and prawing/crabbing are available.
  • Can also do a wildlife tour instead
  • Two of the major groups are:
    • Silver Blue Fishing charters
    • Go Fish Charters

Sights and Attractions

Provincial Parks

Despite being a relatively small island, Gabriola boasts many provincial and regional parks. Highlights include:

  • Drumbeg Provincial Park
  • Descanso Bay Regional Park
  • Gabriola Sands Provincial Park
  • Sandwell Provincial Park
  • Malaspina Galleries

Farmer’s Markets

On Sunday, the Silva Bay Market takes place in the field behind Paige’s Inn, this Farmer’s Market features local music, food and crafts.

On Saturday, there’s also another market at the Aggi Hall on Gabriola.

Ravenskill Orchards & Gabbies Premium Cider

Taste the cider or tour the orchard. A great way to spend an hour in the sun and come home with some tasty treats.

Gabriola Museum

The Gabriola museum aims to tell the story of Gabriola island through special exhibits, events, presentations and tours.

Places to Eat (or Drink)

Woodfire Pizza

West Coast cuisine fused with Mediterranean flavours in a menu centered around the wood fired oven & grill,

Robert’s Place

A staple of Gabriola island, Canadian fare with Chinese food on certain nights of the week.

The Sunset Lounge Dining Room at Surf Lodge

Great views and good food

The Kitchen

Gabriola’s downhome bistro, serving housemade lunches, dinners, latenight pizza and desserts.

Mad Rona’s

Coffee, Tea and Light Bites. Friendly options for Vegetarians, Vegans and Gluten-Free diners.