Road Travel: Galiano is a small, but a long and narrow island, and to see much of the island, visitors drive or ride. Winding roads and a lack of street lighting result in limited visibility. Drivers, please watch your speed and share the road.

Cyclists should use caution, "dress-to-be-seen" in light reflective clothing and keep to the right. All should exercise extreme caution on hills and turns. Everyone, look out for the deer.

Buses: There are seasonal shuttle buses that help visitors get around. In summer, the Hummingbird Pub Bus runs during evening hours from the Marina and Montague Marine Park to the Pub, where you'll find a number of shops nearby. There is a new Community Bus service that operates from April through September on Friday afternoon and evening, Saturday morning and afternoon, and Sunday afternoon and evening to connect the main Village of Sturdies Bay, the Marina, the Saturday Market, the Golf Course, and the North End of the island. Schedules are posted on-island, on the Galiano Community Bus facebook page, and on

Taxi Service: Galiano Island does not currently have a taxi service.

Water Taxi: In the Summer, a water taxi runs between Galiano Island and Salt Spring Island, on Saturdays only, from the Village of Sturdies Bay (dock at the Ferry Terminal) to the Village of Ganges on Salt Spring. The taxi only runs in July and August; however, visitors can take the same boat in the other months on weekdays (Monday through Thursday) when it operates as a school boat and transportation.

Guided Tours: As an alternative to the above, you can take a guided tour of the island with Tour Galiano.

Other Transportation

Vehicle and Moped Rental: Rentals of Mopeds are available from Galiano Adventures. Car rental is limited: try the Galiano Inn's Smart cars.

Water Transportation: Go out on a Kayaking excursion or rent a boat to get around Galiano or to visit another island. A visit to the West Coast of British Columbia would not be complete without water transportation.