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Bowen Island Tours

Bowen Island, Canada
About Bowen Island Tours
Surrounded by majestic mountains and the blue waters of the Salish Sea, known for its friendly, welcoming hospitality and rich cultural offerings, Bowen is Vancouver’s idyllic island neighbour. Conveniently located less than one hour from city centre, Bowen Island is one of Vancouver’s best daytrip and getaway destination. Come discover BC’s natural beauty and enjoy an authentic West Coast experience with Bowen Island Tours. Our boutique, specialty tours showcase the island’s popular features and many of its lesser-known, hidden gems. Whether you wish to explore emerald-green forest trails on foot or wish to savour more restful pursuits, we offer a variety of eco, cultural, historical and culinary adventures. Let us help you create a truly memorable and pleasurable vacation. Please visit our website for additional tour information and please contact to discuss your travel plans. We welcome requests for private and group tours, and can assist with special events and corporate retreats.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The one day trip to bowen island is so good to relax n detox the soul and mind. Just go n feel the freshness in the air . Away from the hustles of the city.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank commonchronicles
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide Jody was awesome! Super sweet and friendly. Never made us feel like we were moving too slow or being side tracked on our tour. She took us to some amazing spots which had food that was to die for. Jody was a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nicolette L
Jody L, Owner at Bowen Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Thank you, Nicolette. I'm so glad that you enjoyed the tour. I had a lot of fun sharing Bowen Island with you and everyone in your party. I hope you all had a great weekend and that you'll visit again soon. Take care, Jody.

Reviewed July 10, 2018

Jody was a great tour guide! She was knowledgable of the island. She brought her iPad for visuals. My group had a 3 month old and Jody was flexible and accommodating to my group's dynamic. We ended up getting to the island earlier and Jody...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank JaniceMarie729
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

I had a great day out on Bowen Island with Jody. She took me to 2 waterfalls, Killarney Lake and the scenery was stunning. Jody was really knowledgeable of the local area. She was great to communicate with beforehand when organising my day trip and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ju_Aus14
Jody L, Owner at Bowen Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

It was great meeting you, Julia, and it's always a pleasure to share Bowen Island with first-time visitors. I hope your trip back home was a good one and please do let me know if you're back in the area - we can trek some...More

Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

I was impressed by the lady that gave us this free tour of Bowen Island. She really knew the island and it's nature and was very kind and friendly! As always... I #planforamiracle and get it! Everyone should visit! It is a 15-20 min ferry...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Excursion809995
Reviewed June 14, 2017

What a surprise for our conference. A beautiful table was set up for us on Bowen Island whereby we emnjoyed the beautiful scenary aand serenity of this hidden treasure not known to many people. You need to take a ferry across to get there. Romms...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Maurice R
Reviewed August 5, 2016

As part of our staff fun day, we did a three hour "Savoury and Sweet Bowen Tour" with Jody from Bowen Island Tours. She took us to nine establishments on the Island to sample a variety of yummy treats ranging from amazing grilled panini sandwiches...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank kimiko05
Jody L, Owner at Bowen Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2016

Thank you, Kimiko. I'm so glad that you enjoyed the tour and found it delicious. It was my pleasure to give you and your colleagues a fun staff retreat for the afternoon. And it's nice to hear that you plan to return to Bowen for...More

Reviewed October 26, 2015

We spent a few hours with Jody on a walk/tour which covered some of the history of Bowen and she also showed us some of the trails and scenery on the island. It was extremely interesting and informative, as Jody is so knowledgeable about the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Geoff N
Reviewed August 23, 2015

We took the "Best of Bowen" tour with Jody and I highly recommend it. We got a taste of the history of the island as well as some light hiking (walking) through the cool forest and ended in Artisan Square which is well worth visiting....More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Debra B
Jody L, Owner at Bowen Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2015

Hello Debbie. Thank you for including our Best of Bowen tour as part of your West Coast vacation and many thanks for your positive feedback. I'm glad that you enjoyed the tour! It was great meeting you and Joe and I wish you many more...More

Reviewed July 8, 2015

Lovely half day hiking with Jody and a small group of like minded ladies. Jody was really knowledgable regarding Bowen history and habitat, and the walk was fab through shady fir trees, with lots of laughter too along the way. Xenia was a welcome stop...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 205janz
Jody L, Owner at Bowen Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2015

Jan, it was very nice spending the day with you and I'm so glad that you included Bowen Island Tours as part of your West Coast itinerary. Thanks so much for sharing your experience and I wish you many more enjoyable nature adventures this summer....More

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