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BC Ferries

Victoria - Gulf Islands Ferry BC Ferries transports people and their vehicles to 47 ports of call, with a fleet of 40 Ferries.

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.

Contact Information

BC Ferries
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


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