Vancouver Island - Denman Island
(Buckley Bay - Denman West)

Crossing time: 10 Minutes
Distance: 1.2 nautical miles
Note: This is a non-reservable route

Vessels running to Denman and Hornby Island shuttle back and forth when heavy traffic conditions exist and therefore sailing times may be altered.



The first two sailings from both terminals will not be available Dec 25 and Jan 1.

The first two sailings from both terminals will not be available Dec 25 and Jan 1.


The first two sailings from both terminals will not be available Dec 25 and Jan 1.

Leave Buckley Bay (Vancouver Island)
7:00 am Availability
Daily except Dec 25 & Jan 1
7:40 am Availability
Daily except Dec 25 & Jan 1
8:20 am Availability
Daily except Sun & DC Thu (see below)
DCThursday sailings will be replaced by a Dangerous Cargo Sailing. No other passengers permitted.
9:00 am Daily
10:00 am Daily
11:00 am Daily
12:05 pm Daily
1:05 pm Daily
2:00 pm Daily
3:00 pm Daily
4:00 pm Daily
5:00 pm Daily
6:00 pm Daily * Availability
*Last connecting ferry to Hornby Island daily except Fridays.
8:05 pm Daily
9:30 pm Daily ** Availability
*Last connecting ferry to Hornby Island daily except Fridays.
**Last connecting ferry to Hornby Island on Fridays.
Leave Denman Island (West)
6:40 am Availability
Daily except Dec 25 & Jan 1
7:20 am Availability
Daily except Dec 25 & Jan 1
8:00 am Daily
8:40 am Daily except Sun
9:40 am Daily !! Availability
!!Note: The 9:40 am sailing from Denman is usually a busy sailing and has the potential to overload.
10:40 am Daily
11:45 am Daily
12:45 pm Daily
1:40 pm Daily
2:40 pm Daily
3:40 pm Availability
Daily except DC Thu (see below)
DCThursday sailings will be replaced by a Dangerous Cargo Sailing. No other passengers permitted.
4:40 pm Daily
5:40 pm Daily
7:10 pm Daily
9:10 pm Daily

Ticket sales and loading end three minutes before the scheduled sailing time for walk-on passengers and vehicles.

Accommodation on Denman and Hornby Islands
Visitor accommodation on Denman and Hornby Islands can be fully occupied at the height of the summer. If you are planning to stay overnight it is strongly advised that you book accommodation before travelling to the islands. Please note that there are no pump-outs for recreational vehicles.

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Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.
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