Join in the celebration of our local talent with Etsy: Made in Canada! Etsy: Made in Canada is a national, community-led initiative celebrating the crafters, collectors and artisans in local communities across the country. From coast to coast, Canadian cities and towns will be participating in this event powered by local Etsy Teams. And this month […]
A complete guide to the best activities, experiences and information found on Vancouver Island!
Sadly summer is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun needs to stop! Fall brings new beginnings, crisper weather, and the ability to reap what we sowed in those warmer months. No matter where you live on Vancouver Island, you will find fantastic Fall Fairs geared to celebrate the bounty of […]
With its fantastic beaches, parks, ocean views and incredible sunsets, Gabriola Island has much to offer. Gabriola is the northernmost Island of the Southern Gulf Islands and located approximately 5 km east of Nanaimo. A 20-25 minute BC Ferry ride gets you from the Nanaimo harbour to Gabriola (Descanso Bay). Ferries run almost hourly, starting […]
For rustic camping in a beautiful setting, head to Descanso Bay Regional Park on Gabriola Island. The park has 32 camping sites and can accommodate trucks and trailers, motorhomes and tents. All of the sites are forested and quite private, and several even have ocean views! Located only 1.5 km from the ferry terminal, and 2 […]