Getting Here & Getting Around
Float planes run daily from the south terminal of Vancouver International Airport.
Arriving by boat? We have two marinas and a public wharf to welcome you.
Share the road
There are no sidewalks or bicycle lanes on the island. Ride or walk single file. Be aware of narrow road sections, poor road conditions, uneven edges and wildlife. There’s lots of deer on this island!
E-bikes are welcome and a common sight on the island!
An electric car charging station is located in the Madrona Marketplace parking lot on North Road.
Cruise or sail to the southeast end of Gabriola where there are two marinas with docks, fuel and moorage in Silva Bay, and a public wharf with moorage in Degnen Bay.
Radio either marina on VHF 66A and they will assist you into a slip.
Use charts 3475 or 3443. Latitude 49.149965 and Longitude -123.695662.
Free Spirit Gallery
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Free Spirit Studio Gallery & Shop acknowledges with gratitude that we are on the traditional and unceded territory of the Snuneymuxw First Nation. Free Spirit Gallery Studio Shop is an art space on beautiful Gabriola Island showcasing local contemporary art and goods from emerging to established artists on Gabriola and across BC. Representing over 50 different artists and artisans - 85% Gabriola and 15% local BC. We aim to be a space for people to come and immerse themselves in a creative space for creating, collecting and appreciating visual arts. Check out our website under classes to see what art classes or workshops are being offered or organize a private class! We are located right across from the new Gabriola skatepark! PLAY. CREATE. EXPLORE.
Local Art, paintings, sculpture, pottery, jewellery