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Kayaking by islets in Shingle Bay , minutes (by kayak) from the bed & breakfast.



BC Ferries from:

  • Swartz Bay (20 miles/32 kms north of Victoria at the end of Highway 17)
  • Tsawwassen (24 miles/38 kms south of Vancouver via Highways 99 and 17)
  • Inter-Island (between the southern Gulf Islands)

The BC Ferries web site includes excellent driving directions from major cities.

  Coho Ferry: Port Angeles, WA to Victoria, BC.
  Washington State Ferries: Anacortes, WA (north of Seattle) to Sidney, BC (5 minutes from Swartz Bay)
  Victoria Clipper: between Seattle, WA and Victoria, BC
  Victoria Express: between Port Angeles, Wa and Victoria, BC
Air: Victoria Int. Airport: minutes from Sidney, BC and the Swartz Bay ferry terminal
  Vancouver Int. Airport: south of downtown Vancouver and not far from the Tsawwassen ferry terminal
  Harbour Air: between downtown Vancouver and the Gulf Islands
  SeaAir: between Vancouver International Airport and the Gulf Islands
  Kenmore Air: between Seattle, WA and the Gulf Islands
  Helijet: between Seattle Boeing Airfield and Victoria, BC (airport-close to Swartz Bay and also Victoria harbour)
  San Juan Airlines: between Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA and Victoria International Airport
  Tofino Air: between Vancouver and the Gulf Islands
Road: Translink: the Greater Vancouver Transit Authority; has links to most of the public transit in BC's lower mainland
BC Transit: info on buses between Victoria - Swartz Bay and Vancouver - Tsawwassen
  Pacific Coach Lines: bus service between downtown Victoria and downtown Vancouver, including to and from terminals
  BC Road Report: driving conditions on BC highways
  Greyhound Bus: bus services between major cities
Rail: ViaRail: Canada's train system
  Amtrak: American system which connects thru to Vancouver, BC

Pender Islands General Information:


Pender Islands Information: Comprehensive site about the Pender Islands with many photos and listings
  Pender Islands Community Hall: Another large site with lots of info and photos of both the Community Hall and the Penders in general
  Victoria Weather Forecast: Quite accurate for Pender and the airport readings are only taken a few miles south of the Penders
  Marine Weather Forecast: For Haro Strait, the main channel running south to north, with the Penders at its northern end
  Local tide tables: Fulford Harbour is a good general reference for the waters near Camelot (Swanson Channel); Bedwell Hbr. (South Pender) and Hope Bay (Plumper Sound) also applicable
  Gulf Islands National Park: General intro to the park. Follow the links for specific Pender info
  Pender Islands Park Commision: Maps and photos of the Penders' many parks and trails
  Golf Island Disc Park: Info (including a virtual tour) about one of the most beautiful disc golf courses in North America

Pender Island Businesses:

  A-Z Used Records: The store's only open on Saturdays but records are listed on their website
  Charman Farms: Growers of gourmet organic garlic. Buy at the Farmers' Market or order online
  Dockside Realty : A family run business located in the Hope Bay Centre
  Shelley Easthope: Reiki,Shiatsu, Ki to Health, writing and artworks
  Kayak Pender Island: A small personal company offering quality kayak tours and lessons in the waters around the North and South Pender Islands

Arts, Crafts, Galleries:

  Pender Creatives: An umbrella website for many of the creative talents thriving on North and South Pender Islands
  Ear Curls: Ear Curls are elegant, hand crafted earrings worn up the ear. They're stylish jewellery that is a little daring and very fashionable


Shingle Bay B&B
2606 Galleon Way
Pender Island, BC
V0N 2M2

For information and bookings contact Carolyn:
Phone/Fax: 250 629-9954
Email: bookings (AT)