Island is located in Howe Sound British Columbia. From Horseshoe
Bay in West Vancouver, it is just a forty five minute BC Ferry ride and
then a fifteen minute ride on a smaller passenger boat to either of the
two government island wharves.
Keats is a mostly rural island whose major population is seasonal
cottagers and campers. There are full time residents but there are no
stores or rental accommodations. Four communities inhabit the island.
two summercamps. There is a
provincially owned Plumper cove marine
park which is only accessible by boat. There are also a number of
community parks on the island
providing access to beaches for land locked property owners.
The Island's area is approximately 1500 acres. There are about 465
parcels of land.
These private parcels vary in size from fractional
acres to hundreds of acres. The whole island aside from the provincial
park is entirely
subdivided into privately owned land. There is occasionally land for
sale. However, you must contact your Realtor for appointments to view.
Other than the human population, Keats is also home to many birds and deer who are
sometimes joined by an
occasional swimming black
Keats Island is surrounded by many different beaches that are
filled with marine life and inland the island is covered with
forests and lookouts. This island is a superb example of beautiful BC.
official central Website of
This is the community starting point for everything Keats
Island. Keats Island. Events,
News, Tide Lines, Tides Weather Ferries
Taxis Schedules, Community Pages,
Community Website Links,
keats-island.ca email and mailing list management.
For Sale pages, Lost
and Found Pages, Central Source of information Updates
and Links for
Governance Islands Trust Gambier Local Trust Committee
Regional District Highways Docks Parks Land Use Bylaws
, Keats Island
Leaseholders Association, Eastbourne Community Association,
Barnabas Plumper Cove Melody Point 10 Acre Communities.
The all in one
Keats Island web site!