• Salt Spring is easily accessible via three ferry routes or by scheduled floatplane service.

    Medical students and residents will need a vehicle during their rural rotation.

    Daily float plane flights on Salt Spring Air.

    Bus Services
    Salt Spring Island Transit System.

    Ferry Schedules
    BC Ferries has 3 ferry routes that service Salt Spring Island.

    Car Rentals
    Cars may be rented online

  • The Salt Spring Island Chamber of Commerce provides valuable information about the community, relocation and local businesses.

    Salt Spring Island currently has a CIBC and a Bank of Montreal.

    Salt Spring Island is in Gulf Islands School District #64.

    Fernwood Elementary (K-5, 90 Students)
    150 Fernwood Road
    Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1C5
    P: 250 537-9332 | F: 250 537-5386

    Fulford Community
    (K-5, 126 Students)
    203 South Ridge Drive
    Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1Y9
    P: 250 653-9223 | F: 250 653-2090

    Phoenix Elementary School (K-8, 66 Students)
    163 Drake Road
    Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K8
    P: 250 537-1156 | F: 250 537-1842

    Salt Spring Elementary (K-5, 164 Students)
    122 Rainbow Road
    Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K3
    P: 250 537-9928 | F: 250 537-1397

    Salt Spring Island Middle School (6-8, 250 Students)
    120 Rainbow Road
    Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K3
    P: 250 537-1159 | F: 250 537-4991

    Gulf Islands Secondary (9-12, 636 Students)
    232 Rainbow Road
    Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K3
    P: 250 537-9944 | F: 250 537-9512

    Visitor Center
    Salt Spring Island Visitor Centre
    121 Lower Ganges Road
    Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2T1
    P: 250 537-5252 | TFP: 1 866 216-2936

  • Salt Spring Island offers residents a variety of recreational facilities including an outdoor pool, baseball fields, 8 parks, soccer fields, a bowling alley, tennis courts, fitness gyms, 2 golf courses and yoga studios.

    Green forests, wide meadows, and ocean vistas characterize the Salt Spring Island landscape. Popular outdoor activities include bird watching, fishing, golf, swimming, diving, boating, kayaking, cycling and hiking.

    Annual events include the Garlic Festival, Apple Festival, Polar Bear Swim and Terry Fox Run.