Workshops on Gabriola

Explore & Engage

The island is home to a high density of artists and a diverse community that welcomes you throughout the year for festivals, weekly events, workshops, classes, retreats, and guided adventures.

Tours & Farm Visits

The Gabriola Museum and GERTIE offer themed tours during peak season.

Private tours and self-guided tours are available all year.


Whether you’re attending a weekend retreat focused on self-discovery, learning how to make your own cheese, or apprenticing with master builders, Gabriola is the ideal place for expanding your horizons.

Blackfish Homes Ltd




Established in 2005, Blackfish Homes has consistently delivered top-quality, high-performance new homes and renovations. By focusing only on residential projects we continue to help our clients make clear, and informed choices while ensuring we pay attention to every detail. Named from the indigenous word for the Orca, a creature who prioritizes family and communication, our company exemplifies the idea of home. Fueled by creativity yet rooted in open communication, and a common-sense approach we will work alongside you and the rest of the build team to plan and deliver your perfect space. We believe that building long-lasting homes is our responsibility. As members of BuiltGreen® Canada, our homes are third-party certified confirming that quality sustainable products have been selected and installed correctly, and that performance and energy goals have been met. This results in cleaner air, lower costs to run and maintain, and a healthier environment for you and your family. Our homes have surpassed current and upcoming code changes including the BC Step Code. #buildbetter NorthShore | Vancouver | Gabriola

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