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Route

Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)  to  Salt Spring Island (Long Harbour)

 This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid at the terminal at the time of travel.   
DEPART ARRIVE DURATION
9:25 AM 10:10 AM
0h 45m
  • Non-stop
4:40 PM 6:30 PM
1h 50m

Stop at Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop at Pender Island (Otter Bay)


  • Non-stop
  • Transfer
  • Stop

Sturdies Bay terminal is located on the southeast side of Galiano Island at the end of Sturdies Bay Road. Sailings departing from Sturdies Bay provide service to Pender, Mayne, Salt Spring, Saturna, Vancouver (Tsawwassen) and Victoria (Swartz Bay). Some destinations require transfers. Reservations are strongly recommended for travel between Sturdies Bay and Vancouver (Tsawwassen).

Check-in times

For travel to Vancouver (Tsawwassen) with a reservation – Arrive at the terminal 30 to 60 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 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure for foot passengers and vehicles.
  • Booking check-in closes 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure for foot passengers and vehicles.

For travel without a reservation or on a non-bookable route – Travel is based on your order of arrival at the terminal.

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


Dangerous goods sailings information

Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

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

Route

Salt Spring Island (Long Harbour)  to  Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

 This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid at the terminal at the time of travel.   
DEPART ARRIVE DURATION
3:15 PM 5:05 PM
1h 50m

Stop at Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Stop at Mayne Island (Village Bay)

7:30 PM 9:20 PM
1h 50m

Stop at Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Stop at Mayne Island (Village Bay)


  • Non-stop
  • Transfer
  • Stop

Long Harbour terminal is located on an inlet on the east side of Salt Spring Island, a 10 minute drive east of the community of Ganges. Sailings departing from Long Harbour provide service to Pender Island, Mayne Island, Galiano Island, Saturna Island and Vancouver (Tsawwassen). Reservations are strongly recommended for travel between Long Harbour and Vancouver (Tsawwassen).

Check-in times

For travel to Vancouver (Tsawwassen) with a reservation – Arrive at the terminal 30 to 60 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 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure for foot passengers and vehicles.
  • Booking check-in closes 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure for foot passengers and vehicles.

For travel without a reservation or on a non-bookable route – Travel is based on your order of arrival at the terminal. 

  • Ticket sales and check-in close 5 minutes prior to the scheduled sailing departure for foot passengers and vehicles.


Dangerous goods sailings information

Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

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