Eagles and seabirds swirl in the skies above the Salish Sea, sheltered, islet-dotted waters teeming with seals, otters, orcas and pods of porpoises. Kayak, hike or cycle a lush paradise with rare eco-systems basking in a Mediterranean-like climate - the forested Gulf Islands are laced with trails leading to mountaintop viewpoints, lighthouses, and reminders of First Nations and pioneer pasts, while their shores and lagoons are a haven for thriving birdlife.

Featured things to do

Hours of operation

Operations Centre
Monday to Friday,
from 8 am to 4 pm

Complete schedule

Hours of operation for 2018 will be published as soon as the dates are confirmed.


Free admission for youth in 2018.
Other fees still apply.

Detailed fees list

Contact us

Telephone: 250-654-4000
Toll-Free (in North America only): 1-866-944-1744
Email: gulf.islands@pc.gc.ca

Discover Parks Canada in 2018!

Parks Canada invites families to explore Canada’s most amazing destinations. Free admission for youth aged 17 and under!

Order your 2018 Discovery Pass

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