It's easy to get to Gibsons!
From Vancouver: Take the Langdale ferry from Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver — see www.bcferries.com or telephone 1-888-223-3779 for schedule and fares. Fare is round-trip. Note: Credit cards and cash accepted at terminal and on board, no Interac. ATMs available at terminal and on board.
The ferry ride is very scenic with views of Bowen Island, Gambier Island and the coastal mountains. The ship is a large "C class" vessel with a full service cafeteria, gift shop, snack bar. Capacity 362 vehicles, 1500 passengers and crew. Bring your car on the ferry, or walk aboard and take transit between Langdale and Gibsons Landing.
Travel by Air
Sea-planes fly regularly between Sechelt and Vancouver, Richmond and Vancouver Island. If you're coming from Vancouver Island, this is economical and very quick, cutting about 6 hours from your travel time each way. www.harbourair.com
If you're driving from the ferry, you can get to Upper Gibsons by following the main traffic straight up the big hill known as the bypass. Follow the signs to Upper Gibsons. Or, to go to the Landing, turn left at the first traffic lights out of the terminal and follow Marine Drive into the village. Either destination is about 5 minutes from the ferry.
Not bringing your car? Sunshine Coast Transit can bus you between the ferry and Gibsons. See the BC Transit website for transit schedules.
Shuttle service: Sunshine Coast Shuttle is available for hotel, ferry, airline transfer or general transport, up to 21 passenger capacity. Can shuttle one or more persons at a time. Call 604-740-0703 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Helpful phone numbers:
- Ferry information: 1-888-223-3779
- Sunshine Coast Transit information: (604) 885-6899
- Gibsons Visitor Information Centre: (604) 886-2374 or 1-866-222-3806
- Gibsons and District Chamber of Commerce: (604) 886-2325
In Upper Gibsons:
The Cedars Inn Hotel & Convention Centre, telephone 1-888-774-7044.
Bed & Breakfasts
There are lots of great Bed and Breakfasts in the Gibsons area. To find them, as well as other types of accommodation, try these links:
More Visitor Info links
- Road reports drivebc.ca
- Town of Gibsons official website — local government information and more www.gibsons.ca
- Gibsons & District Chamber of Commerce www.gibsonschamber.com
- Local newspaper, the Coast Reporter: www.coastreporter.net