Galiano Island

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Galiano Island
48°55.000'N, 123°25.000'W Chart icon.png
lat=48.916667 | lon=-123.416667 | zoom=9 | y

Galiano Island with 1044 inhabitants is one of the Southern Gulf Islands between Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada. Located on the west side of the Strait of Georgia, it is 27.5 km (17.1 mi) long, 6 km (3.7 mi) at its widest point, and 1.6 km (1.0 mi) across at its narrowest point and is separated from Saltspring Island by Trincomali Channel. On the western side of the island, there are a series of sandstone caves.


See Strait of Georgia.


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While there is no real port there is a marina and a few landing harbors:

Montague Harbour/wiki/Galiano_Island#Montague_HarbourHarbour icon Montague Harbour [[Galiano Island#Montague Harbour|Montague Harbour]] 48°53.550'N, 123°23.828'W - Ferry boat and seaplane

Sturdies Bay/wiki/Galiano_Island#Sturdies_BayHarbour icon Sturdies Bay [[Galiano Island#Sturdies Bay|Sturdies Bay]] 48°52.568'N, 123°18.849'W - Ferry boat

Whaler Bay/wiki/Galiano_Island#Whaler_BayHarbour icon Whaler Bay [[Galiano Island#Whaler Bay|Whaler Bay]] 48°53.356'N, 123°19.742'W - Private boats

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Montague Harbour Marina

Montague Harbour Marina/wiki/Galiano_Island#Montague_Harbour_Marina
Marina icon Montague Harbour Marina [[Galiano Island#Montague Harbour Marina|Montague Harbour Marina]] 48°53.497'N, 123°23.474'W

Fuel dock, electricity (at night), washrooms, restaurant, grocery store.; Tel: +1 (250) 539 5733; VHF channel XX
Address: 3451 Montague Road, Galiano Island, BC S17 C57, Canada
Hours: Daily May to September


Montague Harbour Bay

Montague Harbour Bay/wiki/Galiano_Island#Montague_Harbour_Bay
Anchorage icon Montague Harbour Bay [[Galiano Island#Montague Harbour Bay|Montague Harbour Bay]] 48°53.550'N, 123°23.828'W
Near the marina.

Morth Galiano

Morth Galiano/wiki/Galiano_Island#Morth_Galiano
Anchorage icon Morth Galiano [[Galiano Island#Morth Galiano|Morth Galiano]] 48°59.672'N, 123°35.118'W
There is a dinghy pier.

Lighthouse Bay

Lighthouse Bay/wiki/Galiano_Island#Lighthouse_Bay
Anchorage icon Lighthouse Bay [[Galiano Island#Lighthouse Bay|Lighthouse Bay]] 49°00.574'N, 123°35.158'W

Sturdies Bay

Sturdies Bay/wiki/Galiano_Island#Sturdies_Bay
Anchorage icon Sturdies Bay [[Galiano Island#Sturdies Bay|Sturdies Bay]] 48°52.543'N, 123°18.854'W
Warning: Stay away from the sea-plane approach.


Water ?
Electricity In the marina
Toilets In the marina
Showers In the marina
Laundry N/A (Not Available)
Garbage Bins in the marina
Fuel In the marina
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers ?
Repairs N/A
Internet ?
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Vehicle rentals ?


Small provision and bookstore in the marina.

Eating out

Restaurant in the marina.


  • Sea-planes and ferryboats


Places to Visit

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See Canada.


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