Salt Spring Islands is stunning from the air. Unlike many of the other smaller islands, Salt Spring Island has numerous lakes, a number of fine sandy beaches and massive valleys. Here’s a sampling of this beautiful island. For additional Salt Spring Island aerial photographs please visit the Gallery.
The large town of Ganges is of course the hub of the island. While Ganges seems busy from the narrow streets, from the air one notices that it is quite small and actually very picturesque. Ganges must truly be one of the prettier little towns in British Columbia!
The Fulford Valley at the south end of Salt Spring Island is a picturesque farming community. Mount Maxwell looms over the valley, for an aerial view of Fulford Valley without hiring a helicopter drive to the top of Mount Maxwell and enjoy the spectacular vista.
Walker Hook is likely the most noticeable landmark on Salt Spring Island when flying over the area. The sandy beach is a very pleasant area to spend an afternoon.
St. Mary Lake is the largest lake on Salt Spring Island and has been a popular resort area for years.