Attractions

Top Choice Market in Salt Spring Island

Saturday Market

The best market in British Columbia, this gigantic cornucopia of produce, edible goodies and locally made artworks lures everyone like a magnet on summer Saturdays. Arrive in the morning; it can be oppressively jam-…
Farm in Salt Spring Island

Salt Spring Island Cheese

A family-friendly farmstead with a strollable garden, wandering chickens and a winerylike tasting room and shop, this must-see spot produces goat- and sheep-milk chèvres, feta and Camembert styles; the soft goat-che…
Brewery in Salt Spring Island

Saltspring Island Ales

Colonizing a rustic, cedar-built shack between the trees, this microbrewery's woodsy little tasting room offers a roster of all-organic brews, from malty Extra Special Bitter to smooth Heatherdale Ale. There are alw…
Gallery in Salt Spring Island

Blue Horse Folk Art Gallery

One of the most popular of Salt Spring's many galleries, you'll find contemporary reinventions of the quirky folk art movement here as well as eye-catching ceramics that will have you re-thinking how to pack your lu…
Gallery in Salt Spring Island

Waterfront Gallery

A browse-tastic artsists' co-op showcasing the eclectic work of dozens of island creatives (from throughout the Southern Gulf Islands), it's hard not to find a superior souvenir to take back home here. Look for cera…
Gallery in Salt Spring Island

Duthie Gallery

Hosting regular contemporary artwork shows in its airy hilltop gallery, the best time time to visit this intriguing site is on a balmy summer day when the surrounding woodland sculpture park invites selfie-snapping …
Winery in Salt Spring Island

Mistaken Identity Vineyards

If you're on a picnic-gathering push and need an accompanying libation, consider an exploratory tasting visit (with designated driver) to this locals'-favorite vineyard. The lovely Bliss rosé is recommended.
Park in Salt Spring Island

Ruckle Provincial Park

This southeast gem with ragged shorelines and gnarly arbutus forests trails for all skill levels, with Yeo Point making an ideal pit stop.