Getting Around

While you can bring your car over to the island, you don't really need it once you're here. The village and numerous trails and beaches are accessible by foot.

Bowen Island Map

Bowen Island Overview Map

You can find this and other maps in the print or online brochure, as well as at the Visitor Information Centre and a variety of stores on island. We have some more detailed and downloadable trail maps here on the website as well. Click on the map to enlarge.

Bowen Island Community Shuttle

Various areas can be accessed by the Bowen Island Community Shuttle, part of TransLink. The schedules can be found under C10 and C11 on the Translink Bus Schedules page. The transfer you received from the Vancouver buses work on Bowen with no extra charge. Call 604-828-4902  for more information on schedules and routes.

Zoom Zoom Bowen Scooter Rental

For a little adventure, rent a scooter and enjoy Bowen’s winding country roads. Check out Zoom Zoom Bowen or call (604) 725-9207

Bowen Land and Sea Taxi

The Bowen Land Taxi will take you where you want to go, or deliver food and beverages to where you’re staying. Check out their services or call 604-250-8294.

Bowen LIFT

Bowen LIFT is all about neighbours helping neighbours giving and getting LIFTS. We want to make it easy to rideshare on Bowen Island by connecting riders and drivers. Visit  for ways to share lifts with islanders.