Destination guide

Travel to tranquil Mayne Island

The island views, forests and parks display a scene truly unique to Mayne Island. Travelers appreciate the hiking in this relaxing city. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Mayne Island

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Mayne Island a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pender Island Golf and Country Club (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Sea Star Vineyard (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Salt Spring Vineyards (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Gary Oak Winery (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Garry Oaks Winery (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Mistaken Identity Vineyards (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Mayne Island

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 70°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mayne Island

Travelers appreciate the island views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Mayne Island has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Mayne Island is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dinner Bay Japanese Garden (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Thomson Park Saturna Beach (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Montague Harbour Marine Provincial Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Ruckle Provincial Park (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Cusheon Lake (8.5 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Ballingall Islets Nature Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Mayne Island

Fly into Mayne Island, BC (YAV-Miners Bay Seaplane Base), the closest airport, located 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Saturna Island, BC (YAJ-Lyall Harbour Seaplane Base), which is 5.1 mi (8.2 km) away.

Where to stay near Mayne Island?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 124 house rentals near Mayne Island. From 51 Cabins to 51 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mayne Island for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the main cities to discover in Mayne Island?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Mayne Island:

  • Victoria: 1,028 rentals
  • Surrey: 927 rentals
  • Richmond: 1,152 rentals
  • Sidney: 233 rentals
  • Pender Island: 198 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Mayne Island?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Mayne Island are:

  • Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base): 364 home rentals
  • Saturna Island, BC (YAJ-Lyall Harbour Seaplane Base): 319 home rentals
  • Boundary Bay Airport (YDT): 1,298 home rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.