Access to Gabriola Island can be secured from a private sailing vessel, BC Ferries, or a Gulf Island Seaplane. Gabriola Island’s Silva Bay Resort and Marina offer permanent, winter, or year-round transient moorage services to provide our valued customers with the customization they need for all of their storage needs.


A gateway along the Strait of Georgia to many different island destinations, Silva Bay, is the ideal spot to stop for a short getaway en route to the next port. Paid parking is available by reservation for all vehicles brought to Gabriola Island via BC Ferries. Yacht moorings can be arranged by contacting Silva Bay Resort and Marina at 250-247-8662 or book online here. For an island getaway, you’ll not soon forget, plan a visit to Silva Bay Resort and Marina. We look forward to welcoming you.


A state of the art marina located on British Columbia’s Gabriola Island in the Strait of Georgia, Silva Bay Resort and Marina offers many amenities to mariners looking to enjoy a stopover en route to their next destination.


Silva Bay Marina offers transient docks where customers can book a reservation for their yacht.  The Marina can accommodate large yachts of up to 166 feet in total length. The marina offers the following types of moorage:

  • Day (until 3 pm space provided)
  • Transient (nightly)
  • Winter (October through April)
  • Summer (April through September)
  • Permanent (year round)
  • Dinghy (register dinghy tie up at office)

Silva Bay Resort and Marina offers all of the amenities customers have come to expect from world class yacht mooring facilities. Our goal is provide a premiere level experience for our valued customers that will keep them returning time and again for a stay at our luxurious facilities. The on-site facilities on the marina grounds include:

  • Washrooms and Showers are available to registered moorage guests, included in the daily facility fee charged at time of moorage payment. Ice is available for purchase from the marina office.
  • A year-round laundromat is also housed on the grounds. The washers and dryers are token based.
  • All overnight moorage guests have access to a potable supply of water for their use, available at the fuel dock. Fill up is limited to 25 litres per boat due to water restrictions.
  • Marine fuel is available for purchase by float plane office.

Please refer to FAQ page for more details.

Off-season Rate Summer Season Rate
Transient Moorage $1.15 / foot per night $1.60/foot per night
30amp Power $10.00/night $10.00/night
50amp Power $20.00/night $20.00/night
100amp Power $40.00/night $40.00/night
Dinghy No Charge $10.00/day
Facility Fee $10.00/night per boat $10.00/night per boat

Please refer to FAQ page for more details.

There is no overnight parking available during Resort construction.  Day parking is allowed at this time.

Other Services

  • Offering scheduled flights year-round between Silva Bay and YVR. 20 minutes dock to dock.
  • Charter and scenic flights available on demand year round
  • Freight air services
  • Visit www.gulfislandseaplanes.com for more informarion
  • Marine Gas and Diesel engine maintenance and repair
  • Small engine maintenance and repair
  • Boat repair and maintenance
  • 70 Ton Rail way
  • “Do it yourself” patrons welcome
  • Chandlery
  • Visit www.silvabayshipyard.com for more information
  • Operated by Gulf Island Seaplanes offering marine diesel and gas.

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