7 days/6 nights, with 5½ days of hiking

Start any date between April 1 and October 31

We recommend that you start your trip on a Thursday so that you can enjoy the Ganges Market held every Saturday

4 to 7 hours hiking each day

The terrain is hilly and there are climbs every day

Classic Accommodation:  

Single Supplement: CAD$445

Casual/B&B Accommodation:   CAD$1825
Single Supplement: CAD$320


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Price before tax. British Columbia applies a 5% GST.

  • 6 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • Luggage transfers (we enlist your help getting the luggage onto and off the ferry)
  • Comprehensive Tour Details with detailed pre-trip information
  • Detailed route instructions and map
  • Personal meet & greet with our local Area Manager
  • Area manager available on call throughout the tour
  • Access to Loyalty Program and other exclusive benefits
  • Ferry fare not included

Your tour begins in Salt Spring Island - Fulford Harbour, Day 1 of the tour is the day of arrival.

To reach Salt Spring Island, you can take a ferry from Swartz Bay, Victoria Ferry terminal or From Vancouver Tsawwassen Terminal. Please visit www.bcferries.com for Schedules and Fares.

International Airport and is a short taxi ride from the airport. Major airlines fly from Vancouver and Seattle to Victoria International Airport, located north of Victoria - beautiful British Columbia's capital city.

Swartz Bay is located on Vancouver Island, north of the Victoria.

For Americans, you may choose to fly into Seattle and take the high speed catamaran from the harbour in downtown Seattle to Victoria harbour.


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Randonnée Tours


Gulf Islands Hiking Tour
7 Days

Get away from it all! Journey to a place where lush forests meet the deep blue sea. Sail away to the beauty and tranquility of western Canada's Gulf Islands. Explore four unique islands as you hop from one to the other. Follow peaceful trails and old logging roads to unspoiled coves, where seals and orcas gambol and seabirds wheel overhead. Slow down and relax as you experience the natural wonders that these coastal enclaves have to offer. Your days will be filled with experiences you'll treasure forever.

The Beach House

Harbour House, Salt Spring Island
This 3-star hotel is modest, yet comfortable and has a great location close to town; they have a new organic garden and restaurant, but the luxe choice, Hastings House, is definitely worthwhile if you want to splurge.


Galiano Inn

Galiano Inn, Galiano Island *Luxe Inn
This luxurious oceanfront resort and spa features large guest rooms, each with a breath-taking view, wood burning fireplaces, and a casually elegant décor. The restaurant has been receiving rave reviews for its inspired West Coast cuisine.


Saturna Lodge, Saturna Island

This casual island inn boasts views over Boot Cove. The 7-room property includes extensive gardens and there is an outdoor hot tub to relax in after your day of hiking or biking. The restaurant here serves inspired cuisine in a lovely setting.


The Beach House

Anchor Point, Salt Spring Island
Saltspring Island is filled with B&Bs and this is one of our favourites. Located 1.8km outside of Ganges, the rooms are charming, there is a hot tub on the deck, and it boasts superb breakfasts.
Other B&B's we use include Wisteria, Salt Spring Inn, and Monivea B&B.


Bellhouse Inn

Bellhouse Inn, Galiano Island

Watch eagles, killer whales, seals and otters from the balcony, or stroll the sandy beach. All guest rooms have ocean views, with early morning tea or coffee brought to your room before breakfast.


Lyall Harbour B&B, Saturna Island

Enjoy spectacular ocean views in a park-like setting. The property features post and beam construction, hardwood floors, a main floor lounge with soapstone fireplace and comfortable guest rooms, each with a private ocean-view deck or balcony.



"I wanted you to know that we had the absolutely best time on our trip to the Gulf Islands. Your planning was perfect, the hikes were varied and inspiring, the B&B were all great - the one in Victoria so beautiful and elegant. The islands are beyond gorgeous, and we cannot wait to come back and explore more. Each day got better and by the time we got to Saturna we never wanted to leave!"

- V. Lusbader

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