We always get asked, what is there to do while on Galiano Island? 
Well here are some ideas to help you while staying at the Galiano Inn.

Rent one of our Smart Cars

The easiest way to explore Galiano Island is to rent one of our Smart the Cars.  You can rent a Smart Car for a half day (4 hrs) or full day (8 hrs).  Our Smart Cars and peppy and fun and great for maneuvering the winding tight roads of Galiano Island.
Half day rental is $45
Full day rental is $80
You must have a valid and current drivers license and insurance to rent.
Inquire at front desk

Moor your boat on our private dock

From the middle of May to mid October the Galiano Inn has a private dock for those of you looking to arrive by boat or float plane.
We can accommodate boats up to 60' in length and we have a designated loading zone for float planes.
For 2019 moorage rates please contact our front desk.  If you are flying via Harbour Air or SeAir Floatplanes be certain to request to be dropped off and picked up at the Galiano Inn.  The private dock is reserved for those staying at or visiting the Inn only.

inquire at front desk

Golf at the Galiano Golf Club

Not only does Galiano Island have a golf course, we have a hidden gem of a golf course.  9 holes of amazing and relaxing golf is to be played.  With a casual Island Time pace you can take in the amazing forested scenery, challenging fairways and well manicured greens for 1/3 of what you would pay in the city.
LADIES DAY Tuesdays 10:00 am 9 or 18 holes
MENS DAY Thursdays 5 pm "Burgers and Beer".
Come play some golf and have dinner. Members $15, Nonmembers $25

Book a tee time (250) 539-5533

Tour the island on an E-Bike

Check out the Galiano Electric Bicycle Company's lineup of small, medium and large E-Bikes.  There exclusively made specialized Yukon and Mariner Voltbikes are certain to give you the best way to tour the hills and valleys of Galiano Island without working up a huge sweat.

Starting at $25 for the 1st hour you can add on additional hours for another $10.  If you prefer to rent a bike for the whole day, their daily rental is $60 and if you prefer to rent the bike for 24 hours you can do so for only $99.

Visit Galiano Electric Bicycle at #3 - 33 Manzanita Rd. in Sturdies Bay

Call or text (604) 518-8946

Gulf Island Kayak

Early Bird Tour
3hr (9am – 12pm); $60+GST pp. ($72+GST pp. for tours of of 2)
Seals & Sandstone Afternoon Tour
3hr - 1pm to 4pm; $65+GST pp. ($78+GST pp. for tours of 2)
Sunset Tour
3hr – (Start time varies with sunset); $65+GST pp. ($78+GST pp. for tours of 2)
Bioluminescence Night Tour
2.5hr – (Starts at sunset); $65+GST pp. ($78+GST pp. for tours of 2)
Book now

Paddle and/or peddle tours

Active Pass Currents and Wildlife Tour
5hrs – (Start time varies with tides); $105+GST pp. ($126+GST pp. for tours of 2)
Active Pass Currents and Wildlife Tour – Pedal & Paddle edition
6-7hrs – (Start time varies with tides); $145+GST pp. ($173+GST pp. for tours of 2)
Retreat Cove Circuit Tour – Pedal & Paddle Galiano!
6-7hrs – (Start time varies with tides); $145+GST pp. ($173+GST pp. for tours of 2)

Book now

Galiano Moped

Explore Galiano by Moped or eBike:
  • Discover many hidden beaches, viewpoints and trails
  • Experience the Saturday Market, a variety of artist studios and quality restaurants
  • Visit Galiano's sandstone cave at Retreat Cove
  • Take in a 180º view of Trincomali Channel at Lovers Leap

And Boat Rentals

Explore Galiano Island by boat:
  • Go whale watching, try fishing or crabbing
  • Enjoy Saltspring Islands Saturday Market or visit any of the other Gulf Islands of Mayne, Pender or Prevost or Dionisio Prov. Park
  • Photograph coastal wildlife, seals, cormorants, otters and sea lions
  • Visit historical Wallace Island... read the book "Once upon an Island"
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