Bowen Island has a lot to offer — from all things nature to delicious upscale dining experiences. Explore some of the activities below for an idea of some things to do during your stay on the beautiful island.
Things to Do
Nature & Outdoor Activities
Enjoy a leisurely walk on beautiful forest trails or challenge yourself with a hike – Mt. Gardner is the island’s highest peak. Get out on the water and enjoy the views while paddleboarding or kayaking. If you love to swim, check out one of Bowen Island’s numerous public beaches. If golfing is your thing, play a round at the award-winning golf course. Cycle on the island’s winding country roads, or rent an e-bike on the island and explore in style. There is so much nature to be enjoyed on Bowen Island – the possibilities are endless!
Arts & Culture
There is so much culture and beautiful one-of-a-kind art to be experienced on Bowen Island. Check out some of the many galleries and enjoy the artwork of Bowen’s talented local artists. Many boutiques and shops on the island offer a wide range of artwork for sale and viewing. Immerse yourself in history at the Davies Heritage Orchard, originally established in 1872, or learn all about the island at the Bowen Island Museum & Archives.
Shops & Dining
Bowen Island has a delicious variety of restaurants, cafés, specialty foods, crafted spirits and ciders for you to sample and enjoy! Take your pick from fresh contemporary West Coast cuisine, classic international flavours, handmade treats, and much more. Make sure to bring your appetite when you visit!
Relaxation & Wellness
Whether it be meditating or lounging on the porch with a good book at Endswell Farm, or visiting a nearby yoga studio, Bowen Island offers a variety of ways to relax and unwind. There is an array of wellness services located on the island, from spa-like luxury to acupuncture, naturopathic and chiropractic treatments.