Which Gulf Islands have ferry service?

BC Ferries provides passenger and car service to the Southern Gulf Islands with ferry terminals on Galiano Island, Mayne Island, North Pender Island, Salt Spring Island and Saturna Island. Schedules can be somewhat confusing as some destinations might require a transfer.

Are ferries running from Vancouver to Victoria?

BC Ferries offers 90 minute sailings to Victoria’s Swartz Bay terminal from the Tsawwassen terminal, approximately 45 minutes south of downtown Vancouver. Ferries run at least every two hours (at the top of the hour), increasing to hourly during peak season. These ferries take both vehicles and walk-on passengers.

How long is the ferry ride from Victoria to Salt Spring Island?

35 minute
A 35 minute voyage, this ferry runs every other hour and is a common boat for commuters who enjoy the Salt Spring lifestyle while employed in Victoria. Make reservations or find out more information at www.bcferries.com.

Which is the best Gulf Island to visit?

With whale watching, hiking, incredible scenery and interesting locals to discover, there’s every reason to visit Canada’s Gulf Islands. But which ones?…

  • Mayne Island: Best for history.
  • Gabriola Island: Best for art lovers.
  • Pender Island: Best for nature.
  • Galiano Island: Best for hiking.

How do I get from Vancouver to Victoria Island?

To make the crossing in a decidedly West Coast way, fly with Harbour Air Seaplanes. Take off in the Vancouver harbour, and land about 40 minutes later in the Victoria harbour. The quick flight leaves you plenty of time to experience Victoria for a day, and frequent departures allow for lots of flexibility.

Is the ferry to Victoria Open?

We have canceled our current sailing schedule until further notice. Our 2021 sailing schedule will be released as we learn when the border will re-open to non-essential travel and it is considered safe for people to begin traveling again.

What celebrities live on Salt Spring Island?

In the Gulf Islands, Salt Spring Island is home to children’s performer Raffi and rocker Randy Bachman, as well as wildlife painter Robert Bateman.

Is Salt Spring Island worth visiting?

From hiking, kayaking and beachcombing to a vibrant arts-and-crafts scene, Salt Spring is an idyllic place for an island holiday. It’s one of the most beautiful places in Canada, actually! Even if you’re familiar with Salt Spring, it’s worth returning for another visit, as you’ll discover lots that’s new.