Welcome to Bowen Island.
The Bowen Island Chamber of Commerce has an opportunity for you to showcase your business to off islanders! Coming up March 2 & 3 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, is the 2013 Vancouver Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show.
Located just twelve miles northwest of Vancouver, Bowen Island is a place like no other. A scenic 20 minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver brings you to Snug Cove, the heart of Bowen. Be prepared to leave the hustle of city life behind you. The magic of Bowen Island is that it offers the peace and tranquility of country living yet is so very accessible to the amenities of Vancouver.
It was the colourful Captain Jack Cates who first opened up Bowen Island as a resort for the day excursionist. He started by purchasing the 320 acre Mannion estate on Bowen's Deep Bay in 1900. Next, he brought new partners into his Terminal Steamship Company Ltd. Third, he began to enlarge and improve his fleet. More...