BC Ferries transports people and their vehicles to 47 ports of call, with a fleet of
There are two main ferry ports for accessing the Gulf Islands. On the British Columbia
Mainland, there is the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal. Tsawwassen is near the city of
Vancouver, which has the international airport.
On Vancouver Island, near the town of Sidney, is the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal. Swartz
Bay is about a 40 minutes drive from the provincial capital city of Victoria.
Each of the large islands has different levels of ferry service. Getting to some islands
may involve short stops at the hub islands of Mayne and / or Pender.
There is a third route to Salt Spring Island, from the town of Crofton on
Vancouver Island, which arrives at Vesuvius on Salt Spring.
1112 Fort Street, Victoria,
BC, Canada, V8V 4V2
International Tel : 1-250-386-3431
BC Toll Free Tel : 1-888-223-3779
International Fax : 1-250-381-5452
Long Harbour - Tsawwassen Ferry
Contact Li Read at Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring), 4 - 105 Rainbow Road, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2V5; Direct Tel: 1-250-537-7647