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!

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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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Stories from Denman Island

Lilac Sun Pottery: Gifts Inspired by nature

Art

20 years after realizing her dream, Shirley Phillips of Lilac Sun Pottery talks about how Denman Island nature inspires her art, her legendary local pottery mentors, how the pandemic affected her, gift ideas and what's new in the studio as she re-opens. 

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.