Destination guide

Choose a holiday rental for your Gambier Island getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Gambier Island with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Cypress Mountain and Grouse Mountain are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Gambier Island

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Gambier Island a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cypress Mountain (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Grouse Mountain (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Furry Creek Golf and Country Club (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Party Ponies and Farm Ventures (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Bowen Golf Club (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Murrin Provincial Park (13 mi / 21 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gambier Island

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gambier Island is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Crippen Park (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Porteau Cove Provincial Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Dorman Point (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Whytecliff Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Mount Elphinstone Provincial Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Cypress Provincial Park (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Gambier Island

The nearest airport is in Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.), located 23.1 mi (37.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Pender Harbour, BC (YPT-Pender Harbour Waterdrome), which is 29.9 mi (48.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Gambier Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 70 holiday lettings near Gambier Island. From 47 Houses to 7 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gambier Island is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Gambier Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gambier Island. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Vancouver: 1,210 holiday homes
  • Kitsilano: 175 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 366 holiday homes
  • East Side: 648 holiday homes
  • West Side: 709 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Gambier Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Gambier Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Gambier Island with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Vancouver: 1,210 holiday lettings
  • West Vancouver: 1,035 holiday lettings
  • North Vancouver: 1,083 holiday lettings
  • Squamish: 65 holiday lettings
  • Gibsons: 228 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Gambier Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Gambier Island. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Canada Place: 1,264 holiday rentals
  • Kitsilano Beach: 1,292 holiday rentals
  • Britannia Mine Museum: 114 holiday rentals
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge: 1,257 holiday rentals
  • Vancouver Convention Centre: 1,263 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gambier Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.