Bayview Garden is centrally located in Sandspit, along the main beach road that borders scenic Shingle Bay, at #401 Beach Road, between School road and Park road.
Please also look at the google map at the bottom of this page.
We do not offer any pick-up or drop-off service. For local transport, there is a small local charter company that should be contacted well in advance firstname.lastname@example.org or 250 637 5377 .
GETTING TO THE BAYVIEW GARDEN
FROM AND TO THE AIRPORT
If you are flying in, proceed west along the bay for approximately 1.5km, keeping an eye out for our wooden sign. You may wish to pop in to the Sandspit Visitor Centre, located inside the terminal, for a map of town and directions. There is no taxi service in town, and most people make the scenic walk with their luggage, but if you have too much luggage, you may want to arrange transportation with our local charter service that can be contacted at email@example.com or 250 637 5377 . You will have to arrange this transport well in advance.
FROM AND TO THE ALLIFORD BAY FERRY LANDING
If you arrive by ferry from Prince Rupert, you will dock in at Skidegate Landing, which is on Graham Island. From there, you will have to take another ferry across to Alliford Bay, on Moresby Island, where Sandspit is located. It is a 25 minute crossing. For schedule and information go to www.bcferries.com.
Alliford Bay is just a ferry landing with a pit toilet, a covered waiting area and a public phone. It is located 15km away from the town of Sandspit. If you are driving, follow the main paved road into town.
If you do not have transportation, you may have to ask for a ride or arrange a pick-up/drop-off with our local charter service that can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 250 637 5377 . You will have to arrange this transport well in advance. There is no taxi service in Sandspit or Moresby Island.
GETTING AROUND HAIDA GWAII
Please note that Sandspit is the only community on Moresby Island (and a small community at under 300 residents), and if you plan to visit the more populous "North Island "called Graham island, where most communities are located and where most of the roughly 5,000 Haida Gwaii residents live, you will likely need transport to get to the ferry landing and beyond.
Popular options are to rent bikes from the local Sandspit Visitor Centre.
Rental cars are available on the islands, and in Sandspit, the rental company is Budget. There are other rental options on island avai;able through a google search on the excellent Go Haida Gwaii website.
You may also ask for a ride (hitch hiking is a popular way to get around on island) or arrange a pick-up/drop-off with our local charter service that can be contacted at email@example.com or 250 637 5377 . You will have to arrange this transport well in advance.
There is no taxi service in Sandspit or Moresby Island.
Eagle Transit also organizes an airport shuttle service between Queen Charlotte and the Sandspit Airport around airplane times. It is possible to organize transport with them as well. Contact them well in advance.
GETTING TO HAIDA GWAII
For links as to how to get around and what transportation is available to get to the islands, visit the informative gohaidagwaii website.
During the summer season, there are twice-daily Air Canada flights from Vancouver, and in other seasons there is one flight per day. Reservations are available through www.aircanada.com. Note that there is also a municipal airport in Masset serviced by Pacific Coastal Air.
TAKING THE FERRY
If you would rather drive your own car, BC Ferries has regularly scheduled ferries (8 to 10 hour crossing) from Prince Rupert to the Skidegate landing terminal on the northern island, Graham Island. The long and scenic drive from Vancouver to Prince Rupert is approximately 1,600km. There is also the option of taking the famous and scenic Inside Passage ferry (15 to 24 hours) from the North of Vancouver Island, at Port Hardy, to Prince Rupert.
For schedule information and reservations, go to www.bcferries.com.