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Arbutus Beach

Access this beach from the end of Arbutus road. Great variety of intertidal rocks. Long flat outcrops with exquisite sandstone […]

Beachside Drive Beach

Bordered by woodland and a few houses this wide pebble and shell beach has views towards Long Harbour overlooking moored […]

Beddis Beach

Access – near the end of Beddis Road – is marked with a small sign. Parking is no longer within […]

Blackburn Lake

Enjoy a beautiful lake encompassed within the Blackburn Lake Nature Reserve. A long dock overlooks the lake which is home […]

Booth Bay – Baker Beach

Access is at the foot of Baker Road, then down a flight of stairs to a flat rocky driftwood-strewn beach. […]

Burgoyne Bay Beach

Park near government dock at the foot of Burgoyne Bay Road, then climb down on the left of the dock […]

Chocolate Beach

Accessible by boat, Third Sister Island (also known as Chocolate Beach) is a popular destination throughout the year for it's […]

Churchill Road – Sea Star Point Beach

Located at the end of the road. A lovely little beach with driftwood and rocks for the kids to explore […]

Cusheon Lake

Very popular family beach with some shallow entry for non-swimmers and a dock for jumping and diving.

Drummond Park Beach

Community park on the southwest shore of Fulford Harbour. Popular family beach for sunning and beachcombing. An added feature is […]

Erskine Bay – Bader Beach

Follow Collins Road to the very end, where Maxwell (a.k.a. Cranberry) creek flows into the sea. Lots of room for […]

Fernwood Point Beach

Always pleasant, often fun. Features a nice long Government Wharf off Walker Hook Road. This is one of the island’s […]

Grantville Street Beach

Small parking space at the end of the street in the Walker Hook area. A good spot to see the […]

Hudson Point Beach

Off North Beach Road, north of Fernwood Dock. A launching ramp on tidal sand (expect mud) flats. A good place […]

Isabella Point Road Beach

Look for a road side pull-off approximately 1.5 km down Isabella Point Road. Access to a wide sandy stretch along […]

Jack Foster Beach East

Approximately 10 km northwest of Ganges at the junction or North End Road and North View Place. Hiking time is […]

Jack Foster Beach West

Partially hidden access in at Southey Point Road and Sunset Drive. A few meters up Southey Point road on the right […]

Long Harbour - Welbury Bay Beach

Access to the shore is beside the ferry staging area. Look for the path marked by two rock cairns a […]

Maliview Drive Beach

A long beach that has accesses all along North Beach and Walker Hook Roads. A great spot to watch sea […]

Menhinick Drive Beach

Enjoy this small pocket beach with a rocky shoreline and shallow waters overlooking several small islands with shores lined with […]

Musgrave Landing

Overland access is a challenge. You may need a 4×4 vehicle depending on road condition. A wonderful place to explore! […]

Ontario Place Beach

Access is at the foot of the south end of Ontario Place. Ample room for parking and boat launching.

Price Road Beach

Look for a narrow grass road about 200 meters long between two houses (east of 281 Price Road). A shell […]

Quarry Drive – Driftwood Fort Beach

Located near the end of Quarry Drive in Vesuvius, this 2-acre beach front park is accessed by a 10-minute trail […]

Rotary Maritime Park

Located in downtown Ganges, this landscaped park overlooks the harbour. Small dock can be used for kayak and dinghy launching.

Ruby Alton Nature Reserve Beach

Walk though a historic pasture on the protected Ruby Alton Nature Reserve surrounded by a unique mix of flowers, shrubs […]

Ruckle Provincial Park Beaches

The entire shore of Ruckle Park is great for walking and beachcombing over large flat rocks and boulders. A small […]

Seabright Drive Beach

Access is at the foot of Seabright, off of Menhenick Drive, then a short climb down to the beach. A […]

Southey Point Beach

Access this small rock beach from the end of the road with unique rock formations along the shoreline.

St. Mary Lake

Public access is a very small patch of sand with gradual safe, flat entrance to the water. This is a […]

Stowell Lake

Lovely placid lake beach with dock and shallow sandy entrance. Popular south-end family beach.

Vesuvius Bay Beach

Popular family beach close to the facilities at Vesuvius Bay. Park on Langley Street then go down a flight of […]

Weston Lake

For swimmers only; there is no beach, just a primitive, natural public access.

Yeo Point Beach

This is a lovely pebble beach in a gently curving bay at the edge of Ruckle Park, next to Yeo […]

Zach Beach

Beach access between Pringle Farm Road and West Eagle Drive on Sunset Drive. A short hike takes you to an […]

Zadra Beach

Access along Sunset Drive, just south of Sir Echoes Road. Pleasant 300 meter stroll to a west-facing ocean mud bay.

Salt Spring Island Beaches Map