Denman Island

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Getting To Denman Island

A 10-minute ride on BC Ferries' first cable ferry is all it takes to make the connection to Denman Island. Take Highway 19 north from Nanaimo or south from the Comox Valley to the Denman Island ferry terminal in Buckley Bay on central Vancouver Island. It’s worth the trip! There is also a cross-island bus service between the Denman West terminal (from Buckley Bay), and the Gravelly Bay terminal (to Hornby Island).

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Explore Denman Island

Denman Island, B.C. offers a vibrant arts scene, lively events, a beautiful, natural environment and lots of opportunities for active recreation or restful re-creation. Want to explore spectacular parks, discover talented artists, or enjoy a restorative healing treatment? We have something for you!

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Denman Island Makes Sustainable Travel Easy


Denman Island Makes Sustainable Travel Easy Looking for travel that’s not just fun but also sustainable and meaningful? You are not alone.  Nine in 10 travellers look for sustainable options, according to a 2022 study. However, many—70%, according to the study—feel overwhelmed by the challenge of becoming a more sustainable traveler.  Step into sustainability Denman… 

Connect With Nature On Denman Island

Hiking, biking, boating, swimming. Paddling, birding, wildlife watching. There are so many ways to connect with nature on Denman Island.