Contact WOODS


4709 Canal Road,
Pender Island, B.C.,


Toll Free: 1.800.550.0172
Telephone: 250.629.3353

Finding Woods from Otter Bay

  1. Head northwest on Otter Bay Ferry Terminal toward MacKinnon Rd, take a slight right onto MacKinnon Rd.
  2. Turn right onto Otter Bay Rd for 1.5km and turn left to stay on Otter Bay Rd.
  3. Turn right onto Bedwell Harbour Rd for about 2km.
  4. Continue onto Bedwell Harbour Road which becomes Canal Rd
  5. After about 2km turn left to stay on Canal Rd.
  6. WOODS on Pender Island will be on your right.

Getting To Pender Island

BC Ferries is the best way to get to Pender Island.  There are 2 direct ferries a day from  Tswwassen and several from Swartz Bay (Victoria/Sidney).  You can also do a Through-Fare from Tswwassen through Swartz Bay for the same fare as a Tswwassen to Pender direct ferry.  See the link below to the BC Ferries website for up-to-date fares and schedules.

There are also 2 over night marinas is you are arriving by boat.  Otter Bay Marina and Port Browning Marina.

There is float plane service to Pender via Seair from Richmond Airport .  Seair arrives at Port Washington on North Pender.

If you arrive without a car by Ferry or Float Plane Pender Taxi has regular taxi service that can pick you up.  There are also Car Stops around Pender including one just up from the Ferry Terminal as well as one right out front of WOODS.  They are a series of stops that residents pick up passengers around the Island (legal hitchhiking).  Also, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday the Pender Bus meets passengers at each ferry and will drop you off in front of WOODS at the Car Stop.  It goes back and forth when you are returning to the Ferry.  Eventually it will also run on Sundays.



Seair Seaplanes


BC Ferries

Tsawwassen (Vancouver) to
Pender Island (Otter Bay)


Water Taxi

Poets Cruise Water Taxi


Gulf Islands Water Taxi