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Route

Chemainus to Thetis Island (Preedy Harbour)

  • This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid at the terminal at the time of travel.
Jan 03, 2022 - Mar 31, 2022

DAY DEPARTURE TIMES DURATION
mon 7:10 AM, 10:10 AM, 12:15 PM, 3:35 PM, 8:25 PM, 10:00 PM
0h 50m

Stop at Penelakut Island (Telegraph Harbour)

8:40 AM, 1:50 PM, 5:10 PM, 6:45 PM
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop
tue 7:10 AM, 10:10 AM, 12:15 PM, 3:35 PM, 8:25 PM, 10:00 PM
0h 50m

Stop at Penelakut Island (Telegraph Harbour)

8:40 AM, 1:50 PM, 5:10 PM, 6:45 PM
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop
wed 7:10 AM, 10:10 AM, 12:15 PM, 3:35 PM, 8:25 PM*, 8:25 PM*, 10:00 PM*

*8:25 PM Not Available on: 09 JUN*, 

*8:25 PM Only on: 09 JUN*, 

*10:00 PM Not Available on: 09 JUN* 
0h 50m

Stop at Penelakut Island (Telegraph Harbour)

8:40 AM, 1:50 PM, 5:10 PM, 6:45 PM
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop
thu 7:10 AM, 10:10 AM, 12:15 PM, 3:35 PM, 8:25 PM, 10:00 PM
0h 50m

Stop at Penelakut Island (Telegraph Harbour)

8:40 AM*, 1:50 PM, 5:10 PM, 6:45 PM

*8:40 AM Not Available on: 08 APR, 22 APR, 06 MAY, 20 MAY, 03 JUN, 17 JUN, 01 JUL, 15 JUL, 29 JUL, 12 AUG, 26 AUG, 09 SEP, 23 SEP, 07 OCT, 21 OCT, 04 NOV, 18 NOV, 02 DEC, 16 DEC*, 
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop
fri 6:55 AM, 9:40 AM, 4:00 PM, 8:45 PM, 10:15 PM
0h 45m

Stop at Penelakut Island (Telegraph Harbour)

8:25 AM, 12:35 PM, 2:15 PM, 5:35 PM, 7:10 PM
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop
sat 7:10 AM, 10:10 AM, 12:15 PM, 3:35 PM, 8:25 PM, 10:00 PM
0h 50m

Stop at Penelakut Island (Telegraph Harbour)

8:40 AM, 1:50 PM, 5:10 PM, 6:45 PM
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop
sun 7:10 AM, 10:10 AM, 12:15 PM, 3:35 PM, 8:25 PM, 10:00 PM
0h 50m

Stop at Penelakut Island (Telegraph Harbour)

8:40 AM, 1:50 PM, 5:10 PM, 6:45 PM
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop



  • Non-stop
  • Transfer
  • Stop

Chemainus is a community in the Chemainus Valley on the east coast of southern Vancouver Island, 30 minutes drive south of Nanaimo. Sailings from Chemainus provide service to Thetis Island and Penelakut Island.

Boarding is based on order of arrival at the terminal. Check-in and ticket sales close:

  • 5 minutes prior to the scheduled sailing for foot passengers and vehicles


Dangerous Cargo Sailings

For Dangerous Cargo sailing information and to book Dangerous Cargo travel; please contact 250-537-5313 at least 48 hours in advance of your intended travel. No passengers are permitted on sailings transporting Dangerous Cargo. Dangerous goods sailings information.

Route

Thetis Island (Preedy Harbour) to Chemainus

  • This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid at the terminal at the time of travel.
Jan 03, 2022 - Mar 31, 2022

DAY DEPARTURE TIMES DURATION
mon 6:10 AM, 9:15 AM, 2:40 PM, 5:45 PM, 7:25 PM
0h 50m

Stop at Penelakut Island (Telegraph Harbour)

8:05 AM, 11:10 AM, 1:10 PM, 4:30 PM, 9:20 PM
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop
tue 6:10 AM, 9:15 AM, 2:40 PM, 5:45 PM, 7:25 PM
0h 50m

Stop at Penelakut Island (Telegraph Harbour)

8:05 AM, 11:10 AM, 1:10 PM, 4:30 PM, 9:20 PM
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop
wed 6:10 AM, 9:15 AM, 2:40 PM, 5:45 PM, 7:25 PM
0h 50m

Stop at Penelakut Island (Telegraph Harbour)

8:05 AM, 11:10 AM, 1:10 PM, 4:30 PM, 9:20 PM*

*9:20 PM Not Available on: 09 JUN* 
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop
thu 6:10 AM, 9:15 AM, 2:40 PM, 5:45 PM, 7:25 PM
0h 50m

Stop at Penelakut Island (Telegraph Harbour)

8:05 AM, 11:10 AM, 1:10 PM*, 4:30 PM, 9:20 PM

*1:10 PM Not Available on: 08 APR, 22 APR, 06 MAY, 20 MAY, 03 JUN, 17 JUN, 01 JUL, 15 JUL, 29 JUL, 12 AUG, 26 AUG, 09 SEP, 23 SEP, 07 OCT, 21 OCT, 04 NOV, 18 NOV, 02 DEC, 16 DEC*, 
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop
fri 6:00 AM, 1:10 PM, 3:00 PM, 6:10 PM, 7:45 PM
0h 50m

Stop at Penelakut Island (Telegraph Harbour)

7:45 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:40 AM, 4:55 PM, 9:40 PM
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop
sat 6:10 AM, 9:15 AM, 2:40 PM, 5:45 PM, 7:25 PM
0h 50m

Stop at Penelakut Island (Telegraph Harbour)

8:05 AM, 11:10 AM, 1:10 PM, 4:30 PM, 9:20 PM
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop
sun 6:10 AM, 9:15 AM, 2:40 PM, 5:45 PM, 7:25 PM
0h 50m

Stop at Penelakut Island (Telegraph Harbour)

8:05 AM, 11:10 AM, 1:10 PM, 4:30 PM, 9:20 PM
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop



  • Non-stop
  • Transfer
  • Stop

Preedy Harbour terminal is located on the southwest side of Thetis Island, just off Foster Point Road. Sailings departing from Preedy Harbour provide service to Penelakut Island and Chemainus.

Boarding is based on order of arrival at the terminal. Check-in closes:

  • 3 minutes prior to the scheduled sailing for foot passengers and vehicles


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