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Route

Bella Coola to Shearwater

Jun 01, 2022 - Jul 31, 2022

DAY DEPARTURE TIMES DURATION
wed 8:30 AM*

*8:30 AM Not Available on: 08 JUN, 22 JUN, 06 JUL, 20 JUL* 
7h 0m

Stop at Bella Bella (McLoughlin Bay)

sun 8:30 AM*

*8:30 AM Not Available on: 12 JUN, 26 JUN, 10 JUL, 24 JUL* 
7h 0m

Stop at Bella Bella (McLoughlin Bay)




  • Non-stop
  • Transfer
  • Stop

Bella Coola terminal is located on the central coast of BC and is a 5 minute drive west of the town of Bella Coola. During the summer, ticket sales and check in is at the Bella Coola Co-op located at 450 MacKenzie Street.

With a reservation (summer)  Check in at the Bella Coola Co-op 90 to 120 minutes prior to the scheduled sailing 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.*

With a reservation (off-peak) – Arrive at the terminal 60 to 90 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 90 minutes prior to the scheduled departure for foot passengers and vehicles.*
  • Booking check-in closes 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure for foot passengers and vehicles.*

Without a reservation – tickets can be purchased on board the ferry, space permitting. 

Travel is based on your order of arrival at the terminal.

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

*Including hostled vehicles.



Route

Shearwater to Bella Coola

Jun 01, 2022 - Jul 31, 2022

DAY DEPARTURE TIMES DURATION
mon 1:10 PM*

*1:10 PM Not Available on: 13 JUN, 27 JUN, 11 JUL, 25 JUL* 
7h 0m

Stop at Bella Bella (McLoughlin Bay)

thu 1:10 PM*

*1:10 PM Not Available on: 09 JUN, 23 JUN, 07 JUL, 21 JUL* 
7h 0m

Stop at Bella Bella (McLoughlin Bay)




  • Non-stop
  • Transfer
  • Stop

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.



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