is located at the south end of the Sunshine Coast
, just north of Vancouver
. Accessible by boat, Gibsons can be reached by a 40 minute ferry ride from West Vancouver. This charming fishing town has earned international recognition as it was recently awarded as being the ‘Most Liveable Community under 20,000’
. However, Gibsons is most famously known for being the location for the popular TV show The Beachcombers
, which first aired in 1972 and ran till 1992. Today visitors can still visit the iconic Mollys Reach
, a quaint harbour restaurant which offers beautiful views of the wharf and delicious home cooked meals. Enjoy accommodations that showcase beautiful sunrises and sunsets and vacation rentals that offer striking panoramic views of this fishing community. Owner Direct
offers visitor the best selection of vacation rentals and accommodations to suite every budget and taste.
Today Gibsons is a flourishing town and offers a great alternative to living in the Vancouver area. For visitors to Gibsons, activities reflect the nature based feel of this community and offers a great blend of water and land activities
. Explore the waters off Gibsons Harbour
by renting a kayak or canoe, and venture over to local islands like Keats Island and Gambier Island
. Prime salmon fishing
can also be found throughout the year as Gibsons offers fantastic coho, chinook, chum, pink and sockeye. Fishing charters and equipment are available for rent and visitors can also stroll along the docks of the historic marina in Gibsons Landing to buy prawns, crabs and fresh halibut.
Visitors will also want to enjoy a beautiful hike in the Sunshine Coasts regional and provincial parks
. Sunshine filled days can also be spent at one of the numerous beaches found along the Sunshine Coast which offers great swimming for all ages.
The beauty and serenity of Gibsons makes this area a great family vacation
destination. Family quality time will definitely be enjoyed while strolling through farmers markets
or visiting Gibsons Wharf
, where you will find a gazebo and a floating garden, making it a perfect place for a low key picnic.
Gibsons also hosts numerous music festivals
, whereby visitors will feel the lively roots of this community through traditional music. One of the most popular events is the Sea Cavalcade
, a lively 3 day celebration that offers a pancake breakfast, fishing derby, community barbeque and more.
Whether searching for a vacation rental accommodation getaway or a budget friendly condo rental, Gibsons is sure to please every travellers taste. From private ocean front cottages, quaint villas, vacation rentals, one and two bedroom suites, country lodging and beachfront condo rentals the serenity of Gibsons is awaiting. Start searching now for your perfect and ideal vacation rental in Gibsons, B.C.