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Lottsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The gas dock is here and it has heads, showers, etc that are at the head of the dock instead of across town, as is the case for the public dock. It is farther from the generally bad music at the oystercatcher, which I regard as a plus. And if you bring your cup the coffee (plus muffin) is free...

Thank Dan B
Sammamish, Washington
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Was here years ago and was surprised to see how they let it go. Docks are rickety, loud and sway horribly. Don't drink and walk the docks. Still great location though. Rented car for a day on the island and loved it. Lavender fields, art galleries, cheese farms, lamb farm. Just wonderful island.

Thank Meber99
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Ganges is a nice large marina, the showers are mixed and quite good. The bathroom is a bit more outdoors than some other in the Gulf Islands. If you take your own cup there's free coffee and I think muffins.

Thank tracey h
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The docking crew were great and really helpful. Definitely the best part of the place. Could not believe how unprofessional, completely lacking in customer service (or even basic courtesy), and aggressive the manager was. Made a request: "Would you mind turning off the refuelling boat's engines?" after 15 minutes of being right behind dual engine exhaust outlets- our slip was...

Thank RWVancouver
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Arriving for a weekend with some friends, asked for assistance coming into dock to make like easier... Short staffed. The beginning of the sad service and state of this marina. Quoting drought issues (which ARE true, I understand that) they informed us that absolutely no fresh water would be available. Maybe then you should amend your rates to reflect a...

2Thank BrentJG
Monterey, California
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Avoid this dump. Advertised as full service but is not. Find another place to stay. Some docks are in very poor shape and they do not offer water to boaters. This was not disclosed at the time of booking but they had not problem charging us way to much for what we got.

3Thank MartyLima
Da Nang, Vietnam
Reviewed 14 August 2015

This is the second time I have been to the place in the month of August. The first time was in 2010, and now 2015. The docks have been repaired since 2010, but still need some work. The latrine facilities are in better condition; although the shower stalls are small. Showers are 1 looney for 4 minutes. Unfortunately...just as last...

Thank Bj R
Whidbey Island, Washington
Reviewed 13 July 2015

This place sucks. There are such lovely marinas, the only reason to choose this one is it is a cleat to tie to if it's too blowy to anchor in the harbor. Pick it up people - the boats will flock to your docks if you just put a little effort into repairs. But then - when they do repair...

Thank Alohagirl1017
Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Stayed at this Marine in August 2014. Poor toilets is the main problem. Docks were in reasonable shape and a very short walk to all services. Complimentary Coffee and Donuts in the morning was nice. I will stay there again although I hope to see better toilet facilities.

Thank Blake85
Central Saanich, Canada
Reviewed 13 August 2014

The kids on the docks were great, can't complain there, the location is really good close to town, the marina facilities are tired and they could really use some upgrades, showers/toilets etc. The areas under the ramp up to shore are very rundown and messy. Certainly doesn't compare with Otter Bay on Pender but they do have the location, location,...

1Thank tighnamara_54

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Address: 161 Lower Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 2T2, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Salt Spring Island
Number of rooms: 320
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“some berths under the seaplane approach, and there are usually groups of "party boaters"”
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