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Service notice - Revised Schedule - Northern Adventure
Posted: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Update: July 2, 2021
Port Hardy – Central Coast – Prince Rupert – Haida Gwaii
Please be advised that due to a mechanical problem with its main engine, the Northern Expedition was removed from service on June 3 and will require extensive repairs. BC Ferries estimates the return to service date will be early August; this date will be confirmed as soon as possible.
While the Northern Expedition undergoes repairs, a modified northern schedule will be in place on the Inside Passage and Haida Gwaii routes serviced by the Northern Adventure from now until early August. Please check our website for the updated schedule.
Customers with bookings on the affected sailings on the Inside Passage and Haida Gwaii, have been contacted by our Customer Care team. New bookings can now be made through to September 30, on these routes.
As there are some missed connections from the Central Coast to the modified Northern Adventure, customers wanting to book travel between Ocean Falls or Shearwater and Port Hardy, please phone 1-888-BCFERRY (223-3779) and ask to be transferred to our Key Accounts team.
The safety of our passengers and crew is our top priority. We don’t take the decision to revise sailing schedules lightly, as we know customers rely on us to get to their destinations. We recognize this is not welcome news to our customers and communities who have been looking forward to travel bans being lifted and travel returning this summer. We apologize for any inconvenience these schedule changes may cause and will keep you updated as more information is available on the repair plan for the Northern Expedition. We are working to repair the vessel as quickly as possible.
For traffic updates or more information, please follow @BCFerries on Twitter, visit our website at bcferries.com, or call us toll free at 1-888-BCFERRY (223-3779).