Galiano Island

Galiano Island

Galiano Island

Galiano Island is a remarkable island once forested the island as there are extraordinary and one of South Gulf Islands between Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada. The island is located on the Western side of the Strait of Georgia about 27.5 km long, 6 km at the widest point, and 1.6 km at the narrowest point and is separated from Saltspring Island by Trincomali Channel. On the West side of the island there is a variety of sandstone caves.

Galiano Island

Galiano Island

The island is Northwest of Mayne Island, northeast of Saltspring Island and Southeast of Valdes Island. And become part of the capital regional district. The island is named after the Explorer Spain Dionisio Alcala Galiano, who explored the area in 1792, Galiano Island long inhabited by Aboriginal people from First Nations and is used by other Nations, such as the Coast Salish. Midden pits at Montague Harbour approximately 3000 years.

Galiano Island

Galiano Island

On the island there is a top-class resort and spa, book shops, art galleries, and a cluster of shops and restaurants in the village of Sturdies Bay, a few meters from the ferry pier. On this island there is one of the India Reserve on the island, Galiano India Reserve, located at the north end of the island and past Industry is fishing. And the beaches are pretty amazing. Galiano Island can be reached by vehicle via BC Ferries and terminals located in the Bay, in the southeast corner of Sturdies Island. And last ferry service from Tsawwassen on the Mainland and Swartz Bay on Vancouver Island.

Galiano Island

Galiano Island

In 2013, the island is very popular once the tourists from different countries, to see the beauty of this island. Every day, many travelers who come here. Because of the beauty of the island is very beautiful and very stunning natural scenery. Hotels here are full of travelers because of the hotels here in complete with facilities suitable for your vacation. If you want to find and eat here there is also a very good restaurant with cuisine.

Galiano Island

Galiano Island