Galiano Island, BC, Canada
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Welcome to our neighbourhood. Whaler
Bay is located on the South/East end of Galiano Island
To the North of the bay lies the Strait of Georgia and Vancouver.
To the East and South
is Active Pass, the Ferry route for traffic between Vancouver and
Victoria on Vancouver
. The image above is from a webcam that is pointed
approximately South West towards the head of the bay. It is
updated half hourly during daylight hours. The outer part of
the bay provides good anchorage for boats in almost all winds. The
Bay is only exposed to a North Blow (rare) and protection can be
found behind Twiss Pt in those conditions. The inner bay is
further protected by ragged reefs which can pose a hazard to
navigators who lack accurate maps or are not paying attention. The
inner bay and public dock should not be approached by boaters at
low tide unless they have a very shallow draft or have some local
The public dock is a Federal Department of
Fisheries dock managed by the local Whaler Bay Harbour Authority.
It acts as a home port for commercial vessels, recreational boats
and many small runabouts used by owners of land on Gossip