Getting Here

Galiano Island

Galiano Island is located midway between Vancouver and Victoria in the beautiful Salish Sea. It is part of the Southern Gulf Islands and has a population of approximately 1000 people.

As such, it is the perfect location for outdoor, environmental education. Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay ferry terminal) is easily accessible by ferry from Tsawwassen terminal on the mainland or from Swartz Bay terminal on Vancouver Island.

For ferry times and reservations call BC Ferries toll free at 1-888-223-3779 or visit the BC Ferries Website.

Bring your school ID on the ferry!  Students (18 years or younger) with valid school IDs can travel for FREE from Swartz Bay to Galiano. Schools travelling from Tsawwassen can apply for special discounts by calling BC Ferries at 1-888-223-3779. To learn more about student discounts visit the BC Ferries Fares: More Information page.

Getting Here

Millard Learning Centre

The address for the Millard Learning Centre is 10825 Porlier Pass Road on Galiano Island.

It is located:

  • 13 km from the Sturdies Bay Ferry Terminal

From the ferry terminal, it is a:

  • 15 minute drive
  • 1 hour bike ride

For large groups (up to 36 adults), the Galiano Conservancy can provide bus transportation for a fee.

Getting Here

Transportation on Galiano

Need a ride? No problem, rent our bus! Our bus has a capacity of 54 children (3 per seat) or 54 adults/teenagers (2 per seat). We’ll meet you at the ferry terminal, transport you to the program site and take you back to the ferry at the end of the day.