Flights To Pender Island From Vancouver

You can fly to Pender Island from Vancouver. Pender Island is one of the furthest Southern Gulf Islands from the Tsawwassen Ferry terminal in Vancouver. The wait time for ferries to Pender can be long, particularily in the Spring/Summer months and the ferry cost is expensive.

Flights from the Vancouver International Airport Seaplane Terminal YVR arrive in Poets Cove - Bedwell Harbour on South Pender Island and also in Port Washington on North Pender Island.

To fly to Poets Cove - Bedwell Harbour from YVR you can fly with Harbour Air or Saltspring Air. Flights to Port Washington from Vancouver's Seaplane Terminal are with Seair Seaplanes or Saltspring Air.


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Arriving on Pender Island

There are two seaplane destinations on Pender Island. On North Pender, you will arrive at Port Washington. On South Pender you will arrive at Poets Cove - Bedwell Harbour.

Poets Cove is home to the luxurious Poets Cove Resort and Spa. South Pender is the less populated of the two islands and it is here where you will find lovely hiking trails. One hike will take you to the top of Mt Norman where you will find breathtaking views. Another popular hike is the trail that follows the canal to Beaumont Marine Park.

North Pender is more populated and this is where the community hall, Driftwood Mall, the health clinic, library and elementary school are located. There is not a lot of action on Pender, but this is where the heart of the community lies.