Things to do
Tsawwassen is a suburban community with a rural atmosphere located within the Municipality of Delta, which is composed of three distinct communities including Tsawwassen, Ladner and North Delta. The name Tsawwassen comes from the North Straits Salish language (səˈwɑːsən) meaning “land facing the sea” as the community is located on a peninsula on the south west corner of Delta.
BC Ferries Terminal is located just minutes from Tsawwassen Mills, which connects Vancouver and the Lower Mainland to Vancouver Island (Duke Point, Nanaimo and Swartz Bay, Sidney-Victoria) and the Southern Gulf Islands (Galiano Island, Mayne Island, Saturna Island, Pender Island, and Salt Spring Island). Tsawwassen Mills offers complimentary shopping shuttle service between the Ferry Terminal and the shopping centre seven days a week, coinciding with the Victoria and Nanaimo ferry schedules.
Delta is best known for its nature, bird watching, waterfronts, and trails for walking or cycling. Explore the many nature attractions of the area:
Boundary Bay Regional Park | Deas Island Regional Park | Millennium Trail
See why this area is one of the top bird-watching areas in Canada when you visit The George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary. Located just a 20-minute drive from Tsawwassen Mills on Westham Island, 300 hectares of land with trails, ponds, treed pathways, and intertidal marshes and channels. With nearly 300 different species of birds that visit every year, the sanctuary is sure to please bird-watchers and nature lovers!
Tsawwassen and Delta have plenty of spectacular golf courses to choose from including: Beach Grove Golf Club, Cove Links, Delta Golf Club, King’s Links by the Sea, Sunshine Woods Golf Centre, and Tsawwassen Springs.