7 days/6 nights, with 5½ days of hiking and private yoga classes daily.

Start any date between April 1 to October 31

We recommend that you start your trip on a Thursday so that you can enjoy the Ganges Market held every Saturday

3 to 7 hours hiking each day

The terrain is hilly and there are climbs every day

Yoga Classes are adjustable to your own level of experience.

Classic Accommodation:  

Single Supplement: CAD$810


Yoga classes are additional:

$15 pp for group classes

$80 for privates

$30 pp for privates with groups of 3+


* yoga classes are dependant on instructor availability


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Price before tax. British Columbia applies a 5% GST.

  • 6 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • Luggage transfers (we enlist your help getting the luggage onto and off the ferry)
  • Private water taxi between Galiano Island, south pender Island and Saturna Island.
  • Comprehensive Tour Details with detailed pre-trip information
  • Detailed route instructions and map
  • Personal meet & greet with our local Area Manager
  • Area manager available on call throughout the tour
  • Access to Loyalty Program and other exclusive benefits
  • Ferry fare not included

Your tour begins in Salt Spring Island - Fulford Harbour, Day 1 of the tour is the day of arrival.

To reach Salt Spring Island, you can take a ferry from Swartz Bay, Victoria Ferry terminal or From Vancouver Tsawwassen Terminal. Please visit www.bcferries.com for Schedules and Fares.

International Airport and is a short taxi ride from the airport. Major airlines fly from Vancouver and Seattle to Victoria International Airport, located north of Victoria - beautiful British Columbia's capital city.

Swartz Bay is located on Vancouver Island, north of the Victoria.

For Americans, you may choose to fly into Seattle and take the high speed catamaran from the harbour in downtown Seattle to Victoria harbour.


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Gulf Islands Hiking & Yoga Tour 7 Days

Get away from it all! Journey to a place where lush forests meet the deep blue sea. Sail away to the beauty and tranquility of western Canada's Gulf Islands. Explore four unique islands as you hop from one to the other. Slow down, relax and awaken your body and spirit with daily private yoga classes given by our experienced and certified yoga teachers. Truly unwind and learn asanas (yoga postures), pranayama (breathing techniques) as well as blissful relaxation and meditation practice. Follow peaceful trails and old logging roads to unspoiled coves, where seals and orcas gambol and seabirds wheel overhead and experience the natural wonders that these coastal enclaves have to offer.


Day 1

Your tour starts at Fulford Harbour on Salt Spring Island, the largest of the Gulf Islands, and famous for its scenery, sunshine, and warm hospitality. It's also a haven for artists and everywhere you go you'll find galleries and studios. There's time for a short hike into the verdant Fern Valley, which has the lush feel of tropical a rainforest. Afterwards, enjoy a relaxing 1h30 private hatha yoga class.

Hiking distance: 3km.

Day 2
Begin your day with an empowering private 1h30 yoga class. Today's walk begins with a transfer to Beaver Point Hall, from where you begin your exploration of the southeast corner of Salt Spring Island. You'll follow well-marked trails to Ruckle Provincial Park, named after the family whose homestead this was in the 19th century. Walk along the shore to King's Point, with an option to continue to Yeo Point, where you'll enjoy views of the Channel Islands, home to frolicking marine mammals and a colony of cormorants. Continue along the water's edge through the Tsawout Band Reserve. Then return to your accommodation.

Hiking distance: 17 km.

Day 3
Begin with a transfer by taxi to Ganges; on Saturdays, there is a lively market here. Then take the ferry to Sturdies Bay on the southeast tip of Galiano Island. Named for the Spanish sea captain who explored the surrounding waters in 1792, Galiano Island is home to more than 130 species of birds and a haven for naturalists. Enjoy quiet roads and Douglas fir forests. Walk to Bellhouse Provincial Park, where the wind and the sea have carved and pocked the sandstone rocks of the beach. Watch for the many eagles that glide overhead. Relax with a private 30 minutes meditation session with an experienced yoga instructor at the inn. You may want to book a massage or spa treatment at the wonderful Galiano inn & Spa.

Hiking distance: 4 km

Day 4
Start the day with a private 1 hour vinyasa yoga class in a garden studio. Today's walk takes you to three great viewpoints. Climb up Mount Galiano where there's a wonderful view of Active Pass and the southern Gulf Islands. Head into Bluffs Park, where you hike amongst cedars and ferns to the top of the bluff, where there are stunning views of Prevost Island and the south face of Mount Galiano. From Galiano Cemetery you'll see seals sunning themselves on their private island.

Hiking distance: 12 km.

Gulf Islands Hiking Tour 7 Days Day 5

Hop onto a private water taxi, which will take you to South Pender Island in the morning. Start at the canal that separates the two Pender Islands andclimb an old logging road to the edge of Mount Norman Provincial Park. Walk into Beaumont Provincial Marine Park, then up to the summit of Mount Norman, from where you can see part of the U.S. San Juan Islands and the Olympic Range in Washington. As you descend, you might be able to see the Vancouver skyline in the distance. Return to the canal, from where you'll be transferred to Saturna Island for the night. Stretch your muscles with a private 1 hour yoga class at the Lodge. Hiking distance: 15km

Day 6

This morning, you'll be taken to the end of Narvaez Road, where the walk begins. Follow old logging roads and goat trails to the top of Mount Warburton Pike, then descend to the Saturna Winery, in a spectacular setting near the water, and the pebbly beach at Thomson Park. Then head back to your accommodation on Saturna Island. Complete this enriching week of hiking with a private 1 hour uplifting yoga session.

Hiking distance: 10 km.

Day 7

Return to Swartz Bay near Victoria (Vancouver Island), or Vancouver and depart for home or on to your next adventure.

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