Mayne Island offers an enviable lifestyle to its residents. A moderate climate with summer temperatures in the low 20’s and mild winters rarely below freezing. A safe and healthy lifestyle awaits you here……. no pollution, no crowds, no crime …….no stress !

Ideal retirement or family community with a small town atmosphere, yet close to cosmopolitan cities of Vancouver and Victoria. Residents come from all over the world and from all walks of life, bringing with them a diversity of talents which add to the ambience of our community.

  • Two Grocery Stores
  • Bakery
  • Several Restaurants and Inns
  • Two Government Docks
  • Elementary & Middle School with school boat service to Gulf Islands Secondary School on Salt Spring Island.
  • Fire/ Ambulance/RCMP
  • Ferry Service & Float planes to Vancouver and Victoria
  • Service Clubs

How to reach the island?

The Sussex Realty office is located in the village of Miner’s Bay on Mayne Island. Look for the Sussex sign at the Mayne Street Mall.

Tel: 250-539-2525 ext 305

Toll Free: 1-800-291-6601


BC Ferries provides several sailings daily from Tsawwassen (Vancouver, BC) and Swartz Bay (Vancouver Island, BC). Average sailing time is approximately one hour.

BC Ferries – 250-386-3431
Tollfree in BC only – 1-888-223-3779

Harbour Air – 1-800-665-0212

Sea Air – 1-800-447-3247