Situated on beautiful British Columbia’s west coast, Denman Island is one of the northern Gulf Islands, part of a vast and unspoiled archipelago in the Straight of Georgia. Protected from harsh weather and strong currents by Vancouver Island and the Beaufort Mountain Range, Denman is surprisingly easy to access by boat, car ferry, or air.
how to get to Denman Island
Ferries serve Denman from Buckley Bay on Vancouver Island; the crossing time is approximately 10 minutes.
The twin cities of Courtenay & Comox are just 25 km north of the Buckley Bay ferry terminal servicing Denman and Hornby Islands. These towns provide all the amenities of an urban centre, including an International Airport: YQQ.
To the south one can find the city of Nanaimo (1 hr) and the beautiful provincial capital, Victoria (2.5 hrs), each with International Airports and ferry access to Vancouver and the lower mainland.
Denman residents enjoy all the pleasures of a rural lifestyle without foregoing easy access to the myiad of goods and services nearby.