Mudge Island Accommodations
Vacation rental and accommodations are waiting for you on Mudge Island in the Gulf Islands on British Columbia, Canada's west coast. Mudge Island is located across the False Narrows from Gabriola Island and is near the northern end of Valdes Island. There is no ferry service to your lodging, but your accommodations are only a three minute ride from a boat ramp on Gabriola Island and just 25 minutes from the city of Nanaimo via private watercrafts, seaplanes, water taxis or barges for large supplies. Just north of Seattle and the San Juan Islands in the sheltered waters between Vancouver on the mainland of British Columbia and Vancouver Island, Canada lies this group of small, verdant islands called The Gulf Islands.This is where you will find a quite retreat at our vacation rental accommodations
Mudge Island is approximately 1/2 mile wide and 2 & 1/2 miles long. The famous water passage known as Dodds Narrows passes between the North West end of Mudge Island and Nanaimo's Cable Bay Trail. It only takes a few minutes in a small boat to cross False Narrows from Gabriola Island to Mudge Island. Deep water moorage is available at "Friends of Coho Cove" on Mudge Island moments from your vacation rentals and accommodation.
This home away from home was named by Captain Richards of the HMS Plumper after his Lieutenant William Fitzwilliam Mudge. Mudge Island is approximately 0.5 mile wide and 2.5 miles long. It is the most northern member of the De Courcy Group of Gulf Islands. Popular as a weekend retreat or vacation destination, most of the populated Gulf Islands are easily accessed by ferry or by float plane. You are able to rent quality Gulf Island vacation rentals and island accommodation for the city weary traveler who wants to get away from it all.
Mudge has a year round population of about 60 full time residents. Some are artisans, some commute to work on Gabriola or Vancouver Island, and some run home based businesses. The summer can boast the population to between 100 and 150. Residents get around on Mudge via dirt roads by either foot or bicycle.
Kayak, hike, bike or simply savour the beauty and peacefulness of Mudge Island all within easy access of your vacation rentals and accommodation. Mudge is one of the many Gulf Islands unknown jewels and should definitely be experienced as the ideal off the beaten path remote island experience.
Holiday lodging can be rented directly from owners of vacation home rentalaccommodations on Mudge Island, British Columbia, Canada.