Denman Island
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Getting To Denman Island

A 10-minute ride on BC Ferries' first cable ferry is all it takes to make the connection to Denman Island. Take Highway 19 north from Nanaimo or south from the Comox Valley to the Denman Island ferry terminal in Buckley Bay on central Vancouver Island. It’s worth the trip!

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Explore Denman Island

Denman Island, B.C. offers a vibrant arts scene, lively events, a beautiful, natural environment and lots of opportunities for active recreation or restful re-creation. Want to explore spectacular parks, discover talented artists, or enjoy a restorative healing treatment? We have something for you!

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Stories from Denman Island

Permaculture Farm Stay on Denman Island

Farm Stay by Lindsay Graf As I bump towards a barn shaped-home in the shadow of Denman Island’s steepest ridge, a friendly strong man gives a saluting wave; must be Shayne Barker. Tracy Horovatin, the matron of Ruby Slipper Ranch, approaches and makes a joke about not being in Kansas anymore. Laughing, she explains that… 

Connect With Nature On Denman Island

Hiking, biking, boating, swimming. Paddling, birding, wildlife watching. There are so many ways to connect with nature on Denman Island.