Directions from Victoria via Fulford Harbour Ferry

Head north on Blanshard St / Pay Bay Hwy approximately 30km to BC Ferry Terminal

Take Swartz Bay to Fulford Harbour Ferry – approximately 35 minute ferry trip

Continue straight onto Fulford Ganges Road, follow signs to Ganges

Continue on Fulford Ganges Road through town

Turn Left onto Rainbow Road, there are sandwich boards on corner

Turn Right immediately before the school building, you will see painted fish on the chain link fence

Follow this lane up to the top of the hill, follow the loop around the parking area for the school

Mariner’s Loft is behind the gate with the sailboats.
From Fulford Ferry:

Directions from Vancouver via Long Harbour Ferry

Follow signs to BC Ferries – Tsawwassen/ BC-99

Take the Long Harbour, BC – Tsawwassen, BC Ferry – ranging from 90 minutes to 3 hour ferry trip

Once off the ferry, continue onto Long Harbour Road

Turn left onto Upper Ganges Road

Turn left onto Lower Ganges Road

Turn Right onto Rainbow Road, there are sandwich boards on corner

Turn Right immediately before the school building, you will see painted fish on the chain link fence

Follow this lane up to the top of the hill, follow the loop around the parking area for the school

Mariner’s Loft is behind the gate with the sailboats.

From Long Harbour Ferry:

Directions from Vancouver Island via  Vesuvius Ferry

For anywhere north of the Malahat Highway head to Crofton for the 20 minute sailing to Vesuvius which usually runs every hour

From Nanaimo, allow 45 minutes to an hour for a leisurely drive down to Crofton

From the Vesuvius dock, follow Vesuvius Bay Road, turn right on Lower Ganges Road, and right on Rainbow Road

Turn Right onto Rainbow Road, there are sandwich boards on corner

Turn Right immediately before the school building, you will see painted fish on the chain link fence

Follow this lane up to the top of the hill, follow the loop around the parking area for the school

Mariner’s Loft is behind the gate with the sailboats.

From Vesuvius Ferry:

By Float Plane or Boat

Docking for boats and float planes are available directly across from Mariner’s Loft

Salt Spring Air lands in the harbour across the street from Mariner’s Loft

Simply disembark your boat or scheduled float plane, and walk across the street to Rainbow Road

Turn Right immediately before the school building, you will see painted fish on the chain link fence

Follow this lane up to the top of the hill, follow the loop around the parking area for the school

Mariner’s Loft is behind the gate with the sail boats.

This walk will take approximately 5-6 minutes

Taxi service is also available if preferred

Walking from docks seen from Mariner’s Loft: