Things to do on Gabriola

Attend an art opening, live theatre or concert
Our theatre festival is usually in August
Dine out at a great local restaurant
Enjoy BC wines and local seafood
Kayak with harbour seals and sea otters
Go swimming or stroll the shores of our many sandy beaches – take a picnic!
Build a sandcastle
Watch a bald eagle catch a fish, while beach-combing our shores
Deer-watch while hiking, jogging or mountain biking acres of quiet trails
Bring your cycling friends for a circuit around the island-hilly but beautiful!
Visit our museum
Check out sandstone formations & historic petroglyphs
Check out our Farmers’ Markets
Visit a farm or the local library
Shop for treasures at the Giro (Gabriola Island Recycling Organization), Wednesdays and Saturdays
Drop in at a local yoga studio or meditation class
Enjoy some time at the gym
Play a game of golf-you won’t find our course easy!
Visit unique homes and gardens during the annual Home and Garden Show
Visit our Provincial Parks-Twin Beaches, Drumbeg Park and Sandwell Park, as well as several small foreshore parks sprinkled around the Island-including the ancient Malaspina Galleries
Stop in at our local boat building school-perhaps become a student!
Shop for a vacation property!!