On May 14 we will take the ferry from Horseshoe Bay to have a great day on Bowen Island! With this blog post we hope to inform you more about all the activities you can do there.
Bowen Island Sea Kayaking
We are on an island, which means it is all surrounded by water and a perfect place to go kayaking. Bowen Island Sea Kayaking rents kayaks and paddleboards but also arranges kayaking tours. It is your chance to get close to nature and wildlife and if you get on a tour, the experienced tour guide will tell you everything you need to know about Bowen Island and its waters. Their popular shoreline tour will cost you $75 and will give you pleasure for three hours. Keep in mind that there is a reservation required and a two-person minimum for the tours. If you rather go explore the waters by yourself you can also rent kayaks or a stand up paddleboard (SUP). This will cost you:
- 3 hour single kayak: $45
- 4 hour single kayak: $55
- 3 hour double kayak: $70
- 4 hour double kayak: $85
- 1 hour SUP: $20
- 2 hour SUP: $35
- 3 hour SUP: $45
For further information and reservations go to their website.
Zoom Zoom Bowen Island
Zoom zoom or broom broom over Bowen Island with a fun, retro styled 49cc scooter. Hereby you can explore the island in a fun way and make many stops for the scenic views. All scooters they rent come with a demo lesson and helmet. They also have some good resources to help you get around the island. The rental rates are:
- 2 hours: $45
- 4 hours: $65
- From 9am to 7pm: $85
Be aware that these scooters are designed for single riders only, so it is not possible to go together on one scooter. You also need to be 19 years old and a valid drivers license is required. For all terms & conditions and more information, visit their website.
Bowen Island offers lots of hiking trails to enjoy. If you get off the ferry you can check out the maps in the information kiosk on the dock to your right. You can also click here to find all the hiking trails. When you are going to hike it is very important to stay on the marked trails to preserve the habitats for the plants and animals on the island.
If you want to get more inspiration for our trip to Bowen Island you can always pay a visit at this website. Good luck with finding the activity that suits you the most. I hope we will have an amazing visit together to this beautiful island.