Recreations on Gabriola

Come Play on Gabriola

Take a winding trail through dense forest, find yourself in a sea of wildflowers, breathe in the ocean air, discover the beauty of a sunset paddle, dance under the stars. The island is a natural playground for the whole family.

Beaches & Parks


Gabriola Island has more public beach access points than any other Gulf Island. No two beaches are the same!

Look for the “Public Access” yellow concrete blocks for beach access points around the island to find the beach closest to you.

Parks and Trails

Gabriola is home to three spectacular provincial parks and dozens of regional and community parks. Find out more about our vast network of trails from Gabriola Land and Trails Trust.

Outdoor Recreation

Enjoy the great outdoors 365 days a year! If you’re lucky, you may find yourself paddling with dolphins and orcas!

Walking, Hiking, Cycling, Paddling, Golfing. With 98 kilometres of coastline and over 170 kilometres of trails, exploring and playing outside is a natural choice.

Indoor Recreation

Gabriola is home to a thriving conscious living community!

For those days you want to stay inside, enticing activities await in the studios, homes, businesses and facilities of the island.

Find activities to strengthen your body, mind and spirit connection here.

Pier Gallery Artists Collective


Artist Yellow Flag


Celebrating 12 years of showcasing only Gabriola artist and artisans, Pier Gallery Artists Collective is a bright, appealing and eclectic collection of paintings, blown and stained glass work, jewelry, leatherwork, natural skincare, metal sculpture, fibre art, clothing, fine woodwork, basketry, art cards, photography and ceramics.  Reflecting life on the coast, we are pleased to include some of Gabriola's finest artists in a spectacular location by the docks at Page's Inn on Silva Bay.  Works on display are always changing and the shop is a delight for the senses, so treat yourself to this jewel of a gallery and the idyllic south end of Gabriola.  Easy access for both vehicles and boaters via Page's Resort and Marina, Page's Inn on Silva Bay and Silva Bay Marina.

Open daily May through September 

Open Weekends and Long Weekends September through May

Open by appointment all year long

Visit the Gallery when you drop in to the Sunday Summer Market at Page's Inn on Silva Bay

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