Visit the largest Southern Gulf Island, famous for sunshine, scenery, relaxation, freshly-picked organic produce, and local art. Salt Spring Island is located between Vancouver Island and Metro Vancouver, and is easy to get to from any direction with three ferry terminals: Vesuvius Bay, Fulford Harbour and Long Harbour.
Top things to do
Credit: Destination Greater Victoria
Hike or bike
Hike, bike, or horseback ride along the local trails, and visit Mount Maxwell, Ruckle, and Mount Erskine Provincial Parks.
Eat delicious pastries, breads, organic fruits and vegetables, visit unique cafés and restaurants, check out unique shops
and bookstores and the Saturday farmers market in Ganges, and taste goat cheese at Salt Spring Island Cheese.
Visit the lush and beautiful oceanfront city of Victoria. The city is rich in British heritage, has the oldest Chinatown in Canada, and is home to the historic BC Parliament Buildings. You can enjoy lots of water and land activities, and taste a variety of craft beers and fresh seafood.
Known as the Garden City, Victoria is always in bloom and has one of the mildest climates in Canada—perfect for a trip any time of the year.