Mayne Island, B.C., Canada
Mayne Island Light House
Blacktail Deer
The Queen of Cumberland - ferry between Schwartz Bay and the Southern Gulf Islands
View from Deacon Hill
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Mayne Island Links

Mayne Island Public Wifi

Here's a list of spots on the island where you can connect to free Wifi

Mayne Island Info (Facebook) for Mayne Islanders wishing to exchange information regarding the island

Mayne Island Buy, Sell & Freebies (Facebook)

for Mayne Islanders wanting to buy, sell or give away something

Car Stops & Map

Information about Car Stops on Mayne and a Map showing the locations.

Mayne Island Images

images from a variety of Mayne Island events.


Islands Sustainability Initiative  (ISUNI)

The Mayneliner

Mayne Island's Monthly Magazine - Info, Rates & Subscriptions.

Mayne Island Music Society

bringing quality live music to Mayne Island, providing performance opportunities for local musicians, supporting local musical education.

Victoria Human Exchange - Mayne Branch  
Active Pass Nature and Arts Festival 2015

Something for everyone – from free events to special excursions that will take festival goers to special places in the Southern Gulf Islands. Oh, and by the way, if great food, wonderful entertainment and a world class keynote speaker are of interest to you

Kim Fairall - Registered Massage Therapist

After graduating from Massage School, Kim’s continuing education has included Cranial Sacral, Manual Lymph Drainage, Visceral, Traditional Thai Medicine, Western Sports Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Aromatherapy, Reiki, Fascia Research and Post-Surgery active Rehabilitation/scar tissue recovery. 

Mayne Island Improvement District

Information about the Improvement District.

Mayne Island Local Trustees

Providing local residents and property owners with any information you need affecting land use issues on your property, or Mayne Island in general.

Mayne Island Health Centre Association


Dr. Ariel Jones Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Ariel Jones is a licensed and practicing Naturopathic Doctor. She offers care to residents and visitors of Mayne Island. Naturopathic doctors are certified to treat using herbal medicine, nutritional supplements, homeopathy, chiropractic adjustments, acupuncture, intravenous vitamin therapy and pharmaceutical medication. Special interest in chronic pain, digestive issues, hormonal and skin problems, anxiety + depression, insomnia + stress related issues and cancer. 

Mayne Island Integrated Water Systems

- information on conservation, preservation, protection, and education on all things water, in the realization that a viable adequate long term supply of safe potable drinking water is vital to island life.

Mayne Island Community Centre


Mayne Island Residents & Ratepayers Association

Information and Resources for Community Dialog

Capital Regional District The Capital Regional District (CRD) is the regional government for the 13 municipalities and three electoral areas (including Mayne Island) that are located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island.
Mt. Parke Regional Park

- includes facts and programs at the park.

Mayne Island Conservancy

- Local group dedicated to fostering harmony between nature and community on Mayne through workshops, conservation talks & ecological "walkabouts." Current projects include the restoration of park land on Henderson Hill and the mapping and protection of intertidal resources such as forage fish, eelgrass beds & kelp "forests."

Western Purple Martins on Mayne Island  
Mayne Island Map

- large island map showing where things are

St.Mary Magdalene Church


BC Archives - Visual Records Collections - searchable database

- just enter Mayne in the search box and you will find a large collection of old photographs that you can view online

Weather Reports 

-  from Environment Canada

Weather & Tides

Personal site showing weather conditions and tides.

Mayne Island Fire & Rescue


Mayne Island School


Mayne Island Library

Online catalogue

Pictures of Patrick's cob cottage on Mayne Island


Bird's Album

- A tribute to the memory of Chris Johnson.

Adam's Guestbook

- Tribute to the memory of Adam Tamboline

Danny Burns

- In memoriam

Tom Fitzgerald

- In memoriam

Ed Williams

- In memoriam

Jack Evans

- In memoriam


Mayne Island Commercial Links




Sally Ireland

- Local author of novels, poetry, theatre pieces and chap books.

Olavia's Knitting Patterns

- Designer, Wholesaler, Retailer...Our knitwear designs combine the latest in fashion with basic hand knitting patterns available.

hatake yarns

- Mohair yarn from angora goats raised on Mayne Island, B.C.. Natural fibre naturally dyed. Complete knitting kits available

Mark Lauckner

at Mayne Island Glass Foundry, designs and builds energy efficient glassblowing equipment forhis own shop, but also has started producing instructional videos so that other glass shops can benefit from his developments.

Quasimodo Pottery

- Offering a versatile line of functional stoneware: “oven to table” cookware and stylish dinner ware and serving dishes, and ... our unique collection of “personality” bottle stoppers, decanters, and whimsical “monk” goblets.

Robert Harlow

- A noted craftsman, Robert Harlow is one of Canada's finest story-tellers. Eight novels with memorable characters. Good reading.

Cartoonan Films

- Gail Noonan of Cartoonan Films makes engaging short animations on everything from body image, menopause, square dancing to lost mittens.

The Art of Cedar Townsend Christie

- paintings and sculpture by a talented artist.

Jim McKenzie

- Extraordinary artist who paints and makes his home on Mayne Island

Raffi Children's Music and Child Honoring

- Learn more about Raffi, the popular children's singer, entertainer and advocate, and his music (Baby Beluga, Bananaphone), upcoming events, and child-honoring work (Troubadour Institute).

Trincomali Arts Council

- Serving Galiano, Mayne, the Penders & Saturna “To enhance the cultural and social well being of the Southern Gulf Islands”  The Trincomali Arts Council which now officially represents the Outer Gulf Islands ( our taxes go to them).

Mayne Island Lighthouse

- A watercolour by Michael Kluckner

Modern Accordian

- Accordion virtuoso and composer Kim Darwin presents a vibrant new sound for today's accordion. This rich, expressive music contains compelling melodies, adventurous harmonies & searching improvisations.

Jaiya Firedance

- Songs for Winter Solstice - Celebrate the Return of the Light with songs full of Celtic soul, poignancy and fire. with Miranda Brown, Kim Darwin and Lael Whitehead.

Toby Snelgrove - Photography and Photojournalism

A collection of nature & people photographs as well as slide presentations of photojournalism assignments..

Amber Harvey

Magda is solving mysteries on Mayne Island.  With three books on the shelves and one more on the way, Amber Harvey continues to bring a group of Mayne Island kids and their exciting adventures to readers 12 years old and over. You can find them in paperback at our library and Miners Bay Books whenever you're on Mayne Island, or go to for an e-book. 

Specializing in video and film productions, we offer services to both commercial and home and family clients.  Garden Alien Productions will create documentaries about your family or your business, promote your company, or even cover an event.

Mayne Island Authors

MAYNE is the smallest of British Columbia's beautiful Gulf Islands with a year-around population of only 1100 yet the island boasts over 20 published authors—do the math—it must be that sea air!


MonicaWorks Web Design

- Web Design, Graphics, Hosting, Domain Names, Maintenance, and Promotion.

MonicaWorks Domain Names

- Have you registered your name yet?

Mayne Island Chamber of Commerce

- listings of businesses on Mayne Island

Alea Design & Print

full service printing for all your needs, from small run digital to large run offset and everything in-between. Call us to discuss your job.

Island House Check

- provides bonded and insured property watch services for people who want someone professional and trustworthy to check on their home while they're away.


- Instruction, Construction and Accomodation - Want to learn how to build a cobhouse? Take a look.

Imagen Communications

- local dial up internet service provider.


- provides Cable Television, Digital Television, HDTV, and Internet on Mayne Island

Island Cleaning Services

- Complete Exterior Building Maintenance. Power Washing, Window and Gutter Cleaning. Established 1997. Free Estimates.

Sunny Mayne Bakery

- baked goods, breakfast, lunch, catering, and more.

Happy Tides

- Purveyors of fine health foods and natural products.

Miners Bay Books

Purveyors of new and used books, gifts, games, toys, cds, craft and art supplies, dvds, fairies and fun

Farmgate Store An island grocery store with a fresh approach.

Local News

The Mayneliner A 64 page community magazine, the Mayneliner is delivered to each household on Mayne Island during the first week of every month.
The Island Tides

delivered into every mailbox in the Southern Gulf Islands, including Salt Spring, Pender, Galiano, Mayne and Saturna Islands.

The Driftwood

News from Salt Spring, Pender, Mayne, Galiano and Saturna

The Times Colonist

News from Victoria and Vancouver Island.

The Islands Marketplace

Free classified Ads - Gulf Islands and Southern Vancouver Island. Submit your Free ad to The Islands



Deacon Vale Farm

Local farm producing pickles, chutneys, jellies and jams.

Meadowmist Farm

This 23 acres of fertile valley is home to a variety of animals and fowl which supply fibre, food and fun for workers and visitors alike.

Starry Night Meadows Farm

Organic Mayne Island Farm producing a variety of foods available for sale at the farm gate or by order.


Real Estate

Lise & Glen McLeod

Gulfport Realty 30 year full time residents of Mayne Island and top producing realtors in this community for 14 years.

Dereck Atha - Managing Broker - Gulfport Realty

Owner & Managing Broker with Gulfport Realty Realtors serving Mayne Island, Galiano (Branch Office), Saturna Island and Pender Island

Deanna Stobart
REALTOR ®  Gulfport-Realty

Professional Competent Service
Bus:  250-539-2525

Malcolm Scott - Gulfport Realty

Providing guaranteed, professional and personalized service for real estate on Mayne Island email

Kathie Warning (RE/MAX)

Providing guaranteed, professional and personalized service for real estate on Mayne Island

Brenda Dean - Remax

Determination for success and competitive spirit has consistently resulted in great results for my clients. My positive attitude, attention to detail and sharp negotiating skills are what has made my career in Real Estate so successful.





Mayne Tours and Charters

A Mayne Island based sightseeing company offering intimate, educative, and adventurous boat tours, customized charters, including photo coaching, and water taxi services in the Southern Gulf Islands. 

Kayaking Gulf Islands

Explore one of the best sea kayaking and SUP areas in the Gulf Islands from our beachfront launch at Bennett Bay. Offers Kayak and Stand Up Paddle board (SUP) rentals, Kayak Tours and Kayak and SUP instruction.

Japanese Garden at Dinner Bay

a memorial to those Japanese who settled and developed much of Mayne Island.

Mt. Park Regional Park

Considered a moderate to challenging hike.

Association of Mayne Island Boaters

Amib is an association of like-minded people who enjoy boating, fishing and water activities.

Tide Tables at Georgina Point  
Tide Tables at Miners Bay  
Tide Tables at Village Bay  



Mayne Island Community Bus

A friendly and convenient service available to residents and visitors (everyone). The bus helps people get to and from the ferry at Village Bay. (250) 539-0851 Facebook page.

BC Ferry Schedule

Sailings to and from Tsawwassen on the Mainland (Vancouver) and Schwartz Bay (Victoria) on Vancouver Island

Car Stops

At the beginning of Fall 2008, our Mayne Island taxi has shut up shop. Community Members have organized Car Stops.

Gulf Islands Water Taxi

We all know that the water taxi transports the high school students daily and that it acts as a water ambulance.   Did you know that in the summer, they have a Saturday and Wednesday run from Mayne to Salt Spring for all of us.  15$ round trip.

Seair Seaplanes

offers daily scheduled service from our Seair Terminal (south side of Vancouver Airport) to the Gulf Islands with stops available at Mayne Island.

Salt Spring Air

SaltSpring Air `the islander airline.` Four times a day, scheduled service from downtown Vancouver, Vancouver Airport and Victoria Airport to the Gulf Islands including Mayne Island.

Tide Tables at Georgina Point  
Tide Tables at Miners Bay  
Tide Tables at Village Bay  



Mayne Island Videos

A compilation of videos from Mayne Island

Maynely a Mystery

Mystery novelist Leanne Dyck shares her new novel: Maynely a Mystery.

Mayne Island Facebook pages


The Mayne Island BC community announcements and news email list and blog.

Mayne Island Conservancy Facebook

Event announcements and pictures plus our regular feature "Native Plant of the Week"

Mayne Island Health Centre Association

Bringing Mayne Islanders as many health and wellness services as possible.

Mayne Island Assisted Living

Mayne Islanders reach out to their friends and neighbours who need a hand.

Mayne Island Fire Rescue

Stay tuned for the latest updates and news from MIFR. Public Safety information will be posted as it becomes available and confirmed.

Mayne Islanders and Friends for an OIL Tanker Free Coast

To Inform,empower you to Save the Salish Sea from Kinder Morgans Proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project.

Mayne Island Youth Park

Mayne Island Parks & Recreation has created an ad-hoc comittee to determine if there is a need for a park designated for the preteen to adult population of our Community and Visitors.

Mayne Island Quilter's Guild

To promote quilting and quilting education on Mayne Island

Mayne Island Little Theatre (MILT)

Fans may post relevant pictures to Photos and stories on the Wall. Reviews should be posted to Discussions.Unless otherwise noted all pictures by Gary Sambrook

Bennett Bay Kayaking/ SUP

Explore one of the best sea kayaking and SUP areas in the Gulf Islands from our beachfront launch at Bennett Bay. Bennett Bay Kayaking/SUP offers Kayak and Stand Up Paddle board (SUP) rentals, Kayak Tours and Kayak and SUP instruction.

The Art of Leigh-Anne Maxwell

West coast inspired art - Mayne Island BC

Art of Terrill Welch

Terrill Welch's quick sure painting strokes, and photographic images arrest Mayne Island forest, sandstone, sea and sky.

Cartoonan Films

Cartoonan Films Facebook page is where I share pictures and write posts about events in the life of an independent animator.

MonicaWorks Design

Based on a small island off the West Coast of Canada, MonicaWorks works with clients across North America. We create and host websites for small businesses and community groups.

Toby Snelgrove Photographer

Mayne Island based photography gallery and studio providing both retail (cards, prints, basic framing, photo and poster printing) and photo shoots (passport, portrait, product, architecture/real estate, & event)

Mayne Island Tours and Charters

A Mayne Island based sightseeing company offering intimate, educative, and adventurous boat tours, customized charters, including photo coaching, and water taxi services in the Southern Gulf Islands.

Gardenia, The Home & Garden Shop

Gardenia offers a unique collection of gift ware as well as art from local & Canadian Artists for your home & garden. Owner Lorie J. Brown features a wonderful collection of her photography from Mayne Island. These images are available as cards, post cards, canvases & calendars.

Mayne Island Chamber of Commerce  
Bennett Bay Bistro

The Bennett Bay Bistro, located within the Mayne Island Resort, is a restaurant focused on serving fresh food from scratch. Opened in March of 2012, we have been providing locals and tourists alike, with tasty dishes, beautiful ocean views, and friendly service! We look forward to seeing you soon!"

Miners Bay Trading Post

We sell groceries, local produce, beer, wine, liquor, lottery, fresh flowers, and movie rentals.



Other Gulf Island Links

Islands Trust

in 1974 the Government of British Columbia enacted special protective legislation entitled the Islands Trust Act.   The Act states that the object of the Islands Trust is to:
"...preserve and protect the trust area and its unique amenities and environment for the benefit of the residents of the trust area and of British Columbia generally, in cooperation with municipalities, regional districts, improvement districts, other persons and organizations and the government of British Columbia

Gulf Islands Online

offers information about accommodation, activities, dining, weather, and more. Home page of the Driftwood - Salt Spring's local newspaper.

The Gulfislands.Com Home Page

information about Salt Spring, Pender, Mayne, Galiano and Saturna Islands.

Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada

resembles a patchwork quilt of protected lands scattered over 15 larger islands, and many smaller islets and reefs. (including all the Southern Gulf Islands)

The Islands Trust Fund

offers Gulf Island landowners a variety of tools (including a tax incentive program) to conserve natural habitat on private property.

Southern Gulf Islands Atlas

a web-based mapping tool that brings together a variety of information about the natural and cultural attributes and resources of the southern Gulf Islands region.

Active Islands

is a website that can help you find new classified ads, articles, events and organizations and businesses on each of the Gulf Islands.

Gulf Islands Film and Television School (GIFTS)

Give youth and adults access
to technology and the proper environment, and they will create films beyond anyones wildest expectations.

Groundwater Resources of British Columbia


Southern Gulf Islands

Southern Gulf Islands Map

The Community homepage of Gabriola Island
Gabriola Sounder - Gabriola Island's Bi-weekly Community Newspaper

Galiano Island - Information, accommodation, events, photos, maps
Ralph Griffiths - Galiano - Computer store and services.
Galiano Health Care Center
Hidden Ridge Bed & Breakfast and Cottage - Hidden Ridge is an "off the beaten track" experience. Located at the north end of Galiano Island, in the southern Gulf Islands, Hidden Ridge is serene ferry ride from Vancouver or Vancouver Island. Enjoy a holiday with relaxation and peacefulness.
Rest.Q Animal Sanctuary Society - provides permanent shelter to abused, abandoned, and neglected animals and birds. We currently house 120 animals and birds

Pender Island Community Hall   - Pender Islands Community information including events, history and general information and links for North and South Pender Islands.
Pender Island Chamber of Commerce - business listings and island information
Pender Creatives - The Pender Creatives web site features the artists and artisans of Pender Island, BC, Canada, including painting, animation, graphic design, photography, fabric arts, the performing arts and litery arts.
Pender Island Golf & Country Club - One of B.C.’s most beautiful 9 hole public golf courses. This Gulf Island Jewel offers four elevated tee boxes and affords expansive views of the challenging golf shots that lie ahead.
Sahhali Luxury Oceanfront B&B on Pender Island - Oceanfront romantic getaway. Enjoy the sunsets, whale watch, or stargaze from your hot tub. Perfect for that special anniversary, birthday celebration, intimate wedding, or honeymoon.
Pender Island Farmers' Institute - You can find information here about the Farmers' Institute, the Pender Islands Fall Fair and the Pender Islands Farmers' Market.
PITPS - Pender Islands Trust Protection Society
Pender Community Transition - is a cooperative alliance, helping the North and South Pender Islands (in British Columbia, Canada) to reduce oil dependency, carbon emissions, and other damage to our Earth, and to transition with resilience and self-sufficiency through peak oil, climate change, and other worldwide resource and financial challenges.
Pender Island Woodworks - Barry Nikiforuk, has been making handcrafted custom furniture from solid hardwoods using traditional joinery for many years as well as doing furniture repairs and refinishing. His work consists of a mix of custom furniture, or bespoke furniture as it's referred to in England and interesting pieces from the past such as the candlestands currently being offered.

Saltspring Island Art  -
Salt Spring Island -
Salt Spring Island Community Services - provides counselling services to the Southern gulf islands
Salt Spring Island Saturday Market  - Take a virtual tour of Salt Spring Island's most popular 'ARTtraction
Big Trees on Salt Spring Island - This site contains descriptions & photos of some of the largest trees on Salt Spring.
Salt Spring - Isle of views - Check out their great PANORAMAS. pictorial perspectives - images of island life - politics. I really enjoyed this site.
Friends of Salt Spring in favour of Selective logging by Texada Land Corp.
Fiona Walls - Salt Spring Island Realtor - Salt Spring Island Real Estate including waterfront properties, vacation properties, and lots.
Ganges Yoga Studio Salt Spring Island - Serenely nestled above the town and harbour of Ganges, Salt Spring Island, BC, is Ganges Yoga Studio, a quiet sanctuary in the heart of downtown.

Saturna Island Tourism Assn - general island information and businesses

Thetis Island Marina  -
Thetis Island

Northern Gulf Islands

Northern Gulf Islands Map

Cortez Island - information about accommodations, local arts & crafts, dining and other tourist amenities
Denman Island  -  Bed & Breakfasts, crafts, services, organizations, Real Estate, ferry service....  and more.

Hornby Island  -  Island news, visitor information, products and community events

Quadra Island


Personal Homepages

Monica's Obsessions

about me; my genealogy roots; and links  (Mayne)


Writings by one of Canada's favourite artists (Salt Spring)

William Deverell

Writer  who makes his home on Pender Island

The Virtues Project

Linda Kavelin Popov - The Vision of The Virtues Project is to serve humanity by having an empowering global impact on the moral and spiritual development of peoples of all cultures, by helping them to remember who they really are and to live by their highest values. (Salt Spring)





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