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Galiano Island Accommodations

The Whaler Bay House

Our cabin is a unique four bedroom country home and cozy cottage across from Whaler Bay on Galiano Island - the hidden jewel of the Gulf Islands, British Columbia, Canada. Less than an hour by ferry from the Vancouver mainland, Galiano Island is the first ferry stop enroute to the Gulf Islands. Galiano can also be reached readily from Vancouver Island via the Gulf Islands ferry.

The Whaler Bay House

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  • 4 bedrooms
  • fireplace
  • deck
  • TV/Stereo
  • close to parks
  • dogs OK

Welcome to Whaler Bay House, located on idyllic Galiano, the jewel of the Gulf Islands. This charming, heritage style home, located across from Whaler's Bay, is your ideal retreat to comfort and tranquility. Built in 1991, the house features lots of large windows for bright, natural light. Your accommodation includes four comfortable bedrooms, one being a unique roof top gazebo bedroom with views, plus two full baths – one with a cedar sauna.

Further amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, and cozy living room with wood burning stove, TV/DVD and stereo. There's a spacious old fashioned porch, complete with wicker furniture and a view of Whaler Bay and the surrounding woodlands. Sit, relax and let your pace slow to island time! There is also a south-facing deck, ideal for afternoons of relaxation or your evening barbecue. Come experience Whaler Bay House, a wonderful home away from home.

Outside Patio
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tree fort

Situated on 1.75 acres, the property slopes with a flat area around the house, nestled among the lush coastal forest and surrounding Crown Land. The property includes a great lawn for badminton or croquet, a garden with fruit trees and a tree house with play equipment for the kids. There are walking trails leading to the local market or up to Bluff Park which offers some fantastic views. There is easy access across the road to the bay where you’ll find a dock for kayaks, small boats, or oceanfront reflection. Larger boats can tie up at the public dock across Whaler Bay.

Whaler Bay House is conveniently located close to the Sturdies Bay ferry dock, shops, beaches and markets. Rent a kayak and paddle the bay to nearby Gossip Island, or cycle or drive the island to discover one of Galiano’s numerous artist studios or beaches. The island also has a Spa for those needing further pampering or stop for a drink at a nearby restaurant or the local pub.

We are open year round and welcome singles, groups, children and pets. Stay at Whaler Bay House for your very next visit to BC's spectacular Gulf Islands and experience island living as it was meant to be!


Family Room

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