Ports & Harbors
Maple Bay Harbor is a wonderful little harbor located in the Cowichan Valley on southern Vancouver Island. Maple Bay is home to marine activity all year round. The sheltered haven of Maple Bay is situated in Sansum Narrows, which separates Vancouver Island from Saltspring Island.
Maple Bay is serviced by Salt Spring Air and Harbor Air. they fly regularly scheduled flights a day from Maple Bay Marina to Vancouver, Ganges harbor and Salt Spring Island.
There are three main marinas, a public wharf, along with the Maple Bay Yacht Club and the Maple Bay Rowing Club. The waterfront is divided into three public access areas. The first is a parking lot where there are a boat launch and a large pier. The paved parking lot is large enough for boat trailers. The second access point is a beach park. Parallel parking is on the street. From the parking lot, there is a small walking path leading down to the beach. The third access point is on a separate section of the waterfront accessed best from Genoa Bay Road. The Maple Bay Marina is on Genoa Bay Road. There are a store, docks and a pub/restaurant.