The Gulf Islands...composed of over 200 hundred islands and islets...are located . in the Strait of Georgia between Vancouver and Victoria British Columbia. Most of the major Gulf Islands are accessable via Ferry service. This little piece of paradise is probably the only place in Canada where one can experience a Mediterranean like climate.Their perfect location in the rain shadow of Vancouver island garantees a sunny, dry climate which along with the mild maritime temperatures makes the islands an enjoyable place at any time of year.
And along with the great weather goes great recreation from kayaking,hiking and cycling to bird,seal or whale watching.
The Gulf Islands have a long history with human settlement spanning over 5000 years.