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Route

Nanaimo (Departure Bay) to Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay)

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Last updated: 5:13 AM. Refresh details

Total deck space available

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Standard vehicles 6:15 AM


Oversized vehicles 6:15 AM


Sailing duration: 1h 40m

Departures Status Details

6:15 AM

75% Available

Ferry: Queen of Cowichan

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8:25 AM

67% Available

Ferry: Queen of Oak Bay

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10:40 AM

60% Available

Ferry: Queen of Cowichan

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1:00 PM

57% Available

Ferry: Queen of Oak Bay

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3:20 PM

63% Available

Ferry: Queen of Cowichan

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5:55 PM

54% Available

Ferry: Queen of Oak Bay

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8:45 PM

80% Available

Ferry: Queen of Surrey

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6:15 AM
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84% Available

Ferry: Queen of Cowichan

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8:25 AM
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73% Available

Ferry: Queen of Oak Bay

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10:40 AM
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59% Available

Ferry: Queen of Cowichan

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Nanaimo (Departure Bay)

# 680 Trans-Canada Highway Nanaimo V9S 5R1

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Parking:  70% available

70% long term parking available

Parking at Departure Bay terminal is independently operated and managed by Robbins Parking.

Capacity: 526 spaces
Short term: 177
Long term: 349

Payment options: HONK App (licence plate number required), Visa, Mastercard and American Express.

Parking rates:
Short term – display your ticket on your dash

  • $1 for 30 minutes, max 2 hours
  • $18 per day, ending midnight
  • Multiple day parking allowed

Long term – stall number required to purchase parking. Take your ticket with you.

  • $6.25 for 6 hours
  • $12.50 for 24 hours
  • $6.25 for each additional 12 hour period after the first 24 hours

Note:

  • Onsite parking meters
    • If paying by credit card, enter your mobile phone number to receive a text notifying you that your parking is about to expire. You can then follow the text instructions to extend your parking up to 24 hours.
  • Cash acceptance
    • Meters accept coins only—no change given.
    • One meter accepts bill/coins and provides change (yellow colour meter) located in long term lot. For long term parking only.

Towing:
Mid Island Towing
250-758-1728

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