Bold Bluff Retreat on Salt Spring Island
  Boat access only, we gladly pick you up!

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We are closed in 2012 as Bold Bluff has a sale pending.

For a treat, visit Tamar's coastal photography gallery at  

The Garden Cottage   Salty's Beach Cabin  

To protect your privacy and the natural beauty that surrounds, Bold Bluff can be reached only by boat or seaplane.

Host Tamar Griggs will gladly pick you up at the Government Wharf in Burgoyne Bay, Salt Spring Island or at Maple Bay, Vancouver Island in the M/V Bold Bluff for the 5 minute boat ride to Paradise.
Choose your method of travel to Salt Spring Island: ferry, plane, or drive and ferry from Washington State.

travel to Salt Spring Island by BC ferries.

Check one of the following BC Ferry Schedules: 
Traveling via Victoria on Vancouver Island (leaving from Swartz Bay)? 
Click for a BC Ferries schedule of Vancouver Island Departures to Salt Spring.
Traveling via Duncan or Nanaimo on Vancouver Island (leaving from Crofton)? 
Click for a BC Ferries schedule of Mid-Island Departures to Salt Spring.
Traveling directly from Vancouver and the BC mainland?  
Here is the schedule of direct sailings from Vancouver (mainland) to Salt Spring's Long Harbour terminal.
Traveling via Vancouver through Victoria's Swartz Bay terminal?  
Here is the schedule of those sailings from Vancouver to the connecting terminal at Victoria's Swartz Bay. 
BC Ferries phone numbers:
(888) 223-3779 from anywhere in BC
(250) 386-3431 from Victoria
(250) 386-3431 from outside BC 

Travel by plane:

Salt Spring Air (affordable charters)
Harbour Air Seaplanes
Our favourite local sea plane transporter. Vancouver to Ganges or to Maple Bay.
Kenmore Air
Seattle to Ganges or charter Seattle to Burgoyne Bay on Salt Spring Island
Northwest Seaplanes
Toll Free: 1-800-690-0086
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Vancouver Intl. Airport
Seair Charters
Getting here from Washington State:
Take a Washington State ferry from Anacortes to Sidney, on Vancouver Island. Drive a few miles north to Swartz Bay and take a B.C. ferry to Fulford on Salt Spring Island. State Ferry Reservations: 206-464-6400 or toll free 888-808-7977.
The Victoria Clipper provides passenger-only transportation between Seattle and Victoria and also runs the Princess Marguerite III ferry, carrying both cars and passengers. Call 206-448-5000 or toll free (800) 888-2535.
Black Ball Transport carries vehicles and passengers between Port Angeles and Victoria. 360-457-4491.
Victoria-San Juan Cruises operates a passenger ferry between Bellingham and Vancouver Island, via the San Juan Islands, through Oct. 4. 800-443-4552.
Drive farther north on Vancouver Island to Crofton and take the ferry to Vesuvius on the north end of Salt Spring.
CALL TOLL FREE 1-866-666-4377  
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1 Bold Bluff, Saltspring Island, B.C., Canada, V8K 2A6  

Ph/Fx: 1-250-653-4377  Toll free: 1-866-666-4377  email

All photos were taken by Tamar Griggs or Michael McPhearson at Bold Bluff Retreat