Explore Galiano Guide
So much to enjoy...everything on one small island
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 arriving 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 2020 moorage rates, please contact our Reception. If you are flying via floatplane, be certain to request to be dropped off and picked up at the Galiano Inn.
inquire at front desk
Golf at the Galiano Golf Club
Galiano Island has a hidden gem of a golf course: 9 holes of amazing and relaxing golf. With a casual Island Time approach, you can take in the amazing forested scenery, challenging fairways and well manicured greens for a fraction of what you would pay in the city.
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. Their exclusively made specialized Yukon and Mariner Voltbikes are certain to give you the best, and easiest, way to tour the hills and valleys of Galiano Island.
Visit Galiano Electric Bicycle at 33 Manzanita Road. in Sturdies Bay Village near the Inn.
Call or text (604) 518-8946
Gulf Island Kayak
Whether you choose an Early Bird Tour in the morning, or a Seals & Sandstone Afternoon Tour, a stunning
Sunset Tour, or a magical Bioluminescence Night Tour, you will be certain to have an amazing experience.
Visit Gulf Island Kayaking.
Paddle & Pedal Tours
Explore by land and sea ...
with the Active Pass Currents and
or the Retreat Cove Circuit Tour –
Paddle and Pedal Galiano!
Visit Gulf Island Kayaking for details on the many opportunities.
Explore Galiano by Moped or eBike:
Discover our many hidden beaches, viewpoints and trails:
Enjoy a variety of artist studios;
Visit Galiano's sandstone caves a
and the views from Lovers Leap
Call (250) 889-4764 to reserve
And Boat Rentals
Explore Galiano Island by boat:
Go whale watching, try fishing or crabbing;
Visit other Southern Gulf Islands or historic Wallace Island or Dionisio Park. Photograph coastal wildlife: seals, cormorants, otters, sea lions and more.
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