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Route

Prince Rupert  to  Shearwater

 This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid on board the ferry at the time of travel.   

Schedules for your selected date and route are currently unavailable, try again later.

Reservations are strongly recommended for this route.

Prince Rupert terminal is located on Kaien Island on the northwest coast of BC. The terminal is at the west end of Highway 16, and is a 10 minute drive south of the city of Prince Rupert. Sailings departing from Prince Rupert provide service to Port Hardy and Skidegate (Haida Gwaii) with a connector service to Klemtu, Bella Bella, Shearwater, Ocean Falls and Bella Coola.

Check-in times

With a reservation – Arrive at the terminal 90 to 120 minutes prior to the scheduled departure. Your booking will not be honoured and travel will be based on your order of arrival at the terminal if you arrive before booking check-in has opened, or after booking check-in has closed.

  • Booking check-in opens 120 minutes prior to the scheduled departure for foot passengers and vehicles.*
  • Booking check-in closes 90 minutes prior to the scheduled departure for foot passengers and vehicles.*

Without a reservation – Travel is based on your order of arrival at the terminal.

  • Ticket sales and check-in close 20 minutes prior to the scheduled sailing departure for foot passengers and vehicles.*

*Hostled vehicles – Reservation check-in and ticket sales for hostled vehicles close 4 hours prior to the scheduled departure.



Dangerous goods sailings information

Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

 This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid on board the ferry at the time of travel.   

Route

Shearwater  to  Prince Rupert

 This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid on board the ferry at the time of travel.   

Schedules for your selected date and route are currently unavailable, try again later.

Reservations are strongly recommended.

Shearwater terminal is located on Denny Island on BC’s Central Coast. The terminal is accessible by Shearwater Drive. Sailings departing from Shearwater provide service to Bella Bella, Ocean Falls and Bella Coola as well as connections to sailings travelling to Port Hardy to the south and Klemtu and Prince Rupert to the north.

Ticket sales and check-in for foot passengers and vehicles close upon arrival of the ferry.



Dangerous goods sailings information

Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

 This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid on board the ferry at the time of travel.   
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