Bowen Island

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Bowen Island
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Bowen Island (originally Nex̱wlélex̱m in Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Sníchim), British Columbia, is an island municipality that is part of Metro Vancouver. It is approximately 6 km wide by 12 km long, with the island at its closest point about 3 km west of the mainland. The population of 3,680 is supplemented in the summer by roughly 1,500 visitors, as Bowen Island is a popular vacation home location for British Columbians. Approximately 500 workers and over 200 students commute to offices and schools on the mainland each day.[citation needed] The island has a land area of 49.94 km² (19.28 sq mi).


See Strait of Georgia.


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See Strait of Georgia.


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Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Bowen Island Marina

Bowen Island Marina/wiki/Bowen_Island#Bowen_Island_Marina
Marina icon Bowen Island Marina [[Bowen Island#Bowen Island Marina|Bowen Island Marina]] 49°22.715'N, 123°19.900'W


XX@XXX; Tel: +1 (604) 47 9710; Fax: +XX (XXX) XXXXXX; VHF channel XX
Address: 375 Cardena Drive), Bowen Island, BC, Canada V0N1G1


Manion Bay

Manion Bay/wiki/Bowen_Island#Manion_Bay
Anchorage icon Manion Bay [[Bowen Island#Manion Bay|Manion Bay]] 49°23.092'N, 123°19.837'W
There are some mooring buoys and dinghy docks. Anchor in 5-6 m depth.


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Eating out

  • Restaurant at the marina.


There is regular ferry service from Horseshoe Bay, as well as semi-regular water taxi services.

Places to Visit

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See Canada.


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