1-250-247-9351 Gabriola Island, BC

Gulf Island Getaway

Serene surroundings, spacious living areas, beautiful views...

  • Wireless high-speed Internet
  • Cable television
  • Fully-stocked cookware and dishes
  • Propane BBQ, lawn games
  • Generator back-up
  • Kayaking, fishing, sailing from the Inn dock
  • Nearby petroglyphs, hiking, bike trails


Pages Inn on Silva Bay is at the south end of Gabriola Island

Pages Inn on Silva Bay is at 3415 South Road at the south end of Gabriola Island, on Silva Bay. Guests can fly directly to Silva Bay in 15 minutes with Tofino Air, a float plane service from Vancouver Airport or take a 20 minute car ferry from Nanaimo on Vancouver Island to Gabriola. It is about 14km to Silva Bay from the ferry dock on the North End of the Island and a scenic car or bike ride. For guests arriving on Gabriola as ferry foot passengers there is the Gabriola taxi service (1 250 247 0049).

Gabriola is in the Southern Gulf Islands, near Nanaimo

Gabriola is one of the southern Gulf Islands, between BC's lower mainland and Vancouver Island. Mudge and Valdes are nearby Gulf Islands. On the Vancouver Island side, Gabriola is located north of Ladysmith and slightly south of Nanaimo. The ferry terminal to Gabriola is in Nanaimo.

Getting to the Gabriola Ferry Terminal in Nanaimo

The Gabriola ferry terminal is in Nanaimo Harbour at 160 Front Street, in downtown Nanaimo, about 10km from the Duke Point ferry terminal to Tsawwassen and about 4km from the Departure Bay ferry terminal to Horseshoe Bay. The Duke Point and Departure Bay ferry terminals both connect Nanaimo with Vancouver and the Mainland. Ferry schedules and car and passenger fares as well as driving instructions can be looked up at www.bcferries.com.

Guests arriving in Nanaimo by bus or by float plane services Harbour Air or West Coast Air from Vancouver Harbour are in walking distance of the Gabriola ferry terminal. Guests arriving from the Naniamo (Cassidy) Airport can reach the Gabriola ferry terminal by taxi or city transit.  There is a new bus on Gabriola named GERTIE.  The following link has routes and the schedules listed. http://gabriolacommunitybus.com/

Gabriola Ferry Schedule

There are no reservations for the Gabriola ferry. The ferry ride to Gabriola is about 20 minutes; there is shelter for foot passengers and washroom facilities. The Ferry schedule and car and passenger fares are at www.bcferries.com/schedules/southern/nhgi-current.html.

Getting to Silva Bay by Float Plane from Vancouver Airport

Guests can fly directly to Silva Bay with Gulf Islands Seaplanes, a float plane service from Vancouver International Airport South Terminal. Gulf Islands Seaplane's schedule and fares are at www.gulfislandseaplanes.com.

Maps and Links


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Helpful Links

Gabriola taxi service--1-250-247-0049

Gabriola Ferry Schedule and Fares

Float Plane Service to Silva Bay

Nanaimo Transit (City Bus)

BC Ferries, Mainland to Vancouver Island

Float Plane Service, Vancouver Harbour to Nanaimo

Vancouver to Nanaimo Bus Service