Off the coast of Vancouver Island there are many private islands, oceanfront lots and secluded wilderness properties for sale offering peace and tranquility and a lifestyle that many of us dream of. When buying an island ocean home in British Columbia Canada, it is always advisable to retain the services of a knowledgeable real estate agent who can make the transaction a very simple process.

  There are more than one hundred and seventy islands off the coast of Vancouver Island from the Gulf of Georgia in the south to the Duke of Edinburgh Ecological Reserve in the north that also includes the island off the west coast and the Broughton Archipeligo.

  The three distinct archipelagos of islands in British Columbia. The Queen Charlotte Islands, located off the coast of Northern British Columbia are known for their lush beauty, wilderness and ancient First Nations communities. The southern end of the province are the spectacular but remote Discovery Islands and further south is a string of islands and islets called the Gulf Islands. Known for their abundant sunshine and quiet beaches, making them a popular island destinations.

  British Columbia offers the diversity of wildlife found in the forests and wilderness waterways off Canada's most western province.