Denman Island, British Columbia is characterized by its beautiful
natural environment. Inspired by the peaceful atmosphere, Denman
residents produce an abundance of unique arts
& crafts and have helped the small Gulf Island earn an
esteemed reputation around the world.
Denman Island is located in the northwest corner of the Georgia
Strait, approximately 2 1/2 hours north of Victoria, 1 hour north
of Nanaimo, and 20 minutes south of Courtenay. The Island is connected
to Vancouver Island by a ferry
service that has been operating for over 70 years. The 2 km
ferry ride provides wonderful views of Denman, as well as Vancouver
Island's Beaufort Mountain range. The ferry and its friendly crew
make it easy for residents and visitors to access goods and services.
19 km long and 5 km wide, Denman is marked by a rolling ridge
on the eastern side that rises 60 to 100 metres toward the western
side of the island. There are sandy beaches, rocky coves, hiking
trails, lush forests, and picture-perfect farmlands to enjoy. The
beauty of Denman's natural environment appeals to artists and outdoor
enthusiasts. One can closely observe deer, pheasants, herons, hawks
and even the majestic bald eagle! Learn
more about Denman Island.
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