Gulf Islands

The Gulf Islands are a group of islands located in the Salish Sea between Vancouver Island and the mainland of British Columbia. They make up an archipelago with as many as 365 individual islands. Salt Spring Island is the most well-known and populated Gulf Island. Some of the other popular islands include Gabriola, Galiano, Pender, Saturna, Mayne, Texada, Hornby Island, and Denman Islands.

The Gulf Islands have a Mediterranean-type climate, which means that they enjoy mild winters and warm summers. This makes them a popular destination for tourists year-round. In fact, the islands are so popular with tourists that many residents make their living from tourism-related businesses such as bed and breakfasts, boat tours, or fishing charters.

The coastlines of these islands has much variety: from beautiful sandy beaches to rugged cliffs dropping into calm waters below; from rocky shores where you can find nesting seabirds to sheltered coves ideal for swimming or kayaking. So whether you’re looking for a place to explore or a sunny spot to relax, the Gulf Islands are sure to have something for you. Why not come and explore them today!

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