VANCOUVER ISLAND MOORAGE
In the Heart of BC’S Best Cruising Grounds
Want to enjoy the stunning waters surrounding Victoria? Take a journey through the jewels of the Gulf Islands? Or explore Discovery Passage? Oak Bay Marine Group (OBMG) can help bring your boating dreams to life!
OBMG offers boaters five beautiful marinas located along the coast of Vancouver Island, providing you with the perfect launching points for your boating adventures. With full service marinas situated in Metchosin, Oak Bay, North Saanich, Ladysmith and Quadra Island, we get you closer to all of your favourite cruising grounds.
Pedder Bay RV Resort & Marina
Located in a sheltered bay in Metchosin, BC, just 40 minutes from downtown Victoria, Pedder Bay RV Resort & Marina is an angler’s and nature-lover’s paradise. Oceanfront RV pads, fuel dock, fishing charters, boat and gear rentals, kayaks, bait and tackle, coffee shop, laundry and shower facilities are all available right at the marina. With some of the best fishing grounds and hiking trails just minutes away from the docks, you’re never far from the action! Nearby Race Rocks Ecological Reserve, Matheson Lake, amazing rainforest hiking trails and abundant wildlife viewing make this area a true boating destination.
Oak Bay Marina
Oak Bay Marina is the ideal port for those who enjoy the vibrant waters that surround Victoria. Conveniently located just minutes from downtown, you’ll find full-service chandlery, gift shop, fuel dock, marine repair facility, kayak and SUP rentals, bike rentals, laundry and showers all available onsite. Fishing charters can also be booked for those who want to try their hand at catching “the big one.” The renowned Marina Restaurant offers fresh seafood, local cuisine and creative cocktails just steps from the dock. And the Dockside Eatery is your seaside source for Caffe Fantastico coffee, house-made pastries, as well as local beer and wine - all of which can be enjoyed on the sunny oceanfront deck.
North Saanich Marina
North Saanich Marina is situated on the doorstep of the best cruising grounds on the coast, with easy access to Canada’s Gulf Islands, the US San Juan Islands, and beyond. Boaters can opt for standard moorage, or purchase a state-of-the-art boathouse for a more secure storage option. Located in Tsehum Harbour in North Saanich, BC, the marina is just minutes away from the BC Ferries terminal, Victoria International Airport and the charming town of Sidney. North Saanich Marina is also home to the Sidney North Saanich Yacht Club, which has reciprocal privileges with numerous clubs around the Pacific Northwest. Amenities include ample vehicle parking, fuel dock, washrooms and a large dog walking area.
Located on the protected east coast of Vancouver Island just outside of Nanaimo, BC, Ladysmith Marina is the perfect gateway to some of the most breathtaking boating grounds in British Columbia, including the Gulf Islands and the Strait of Georgia. With a waterfront picnic area and ample parking, this ocean paradise is easily accessed from nearby Nanaimo Airport and two BC Ferries terminals. For those who want to make sure their vessel is protected from the elements, custom-made boathouses up to 100’ are available for purchase.
April Point Marina
Safely nestled in a secluded cove, just south of Gowlland Harbour on Quadra Island, BC, April Point Marina is the ideal resting place when sailing the Discovery Islands and Desolation Sound. This protected marina offers guests access to all of the amenities at both April Point Resort & Spa and Painter’s Lodge, including an Aveda Spa, dining rooms, pub, lounge, fishing charters, wildlife tours and a free water taxi across Discovery Passage. Whether you just need to stretch your land legs, or you feel like some pampering and a delectable meal – there is truly no better place than April Point Marina.
Reciprocal Moorage Program
Finding it hard to decide which marina you like best? Experience them all! Oak Bay Marine Group’s Reciprocal Moorage Program gives annual moorage customers the freedom to enjoy temporary reciprocal moorage at any of our marinas. Planning your next boating adventure has never been easier, or more affordable!