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Route

Hornby Island (Shingle Spit) to Denman Island East (Gravelly Bay)

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


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DAY DEPARTURE TIMES DURATION
mon

7:30 am, 8:00 am, 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:05 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm

0h 10m
  • Non-stop
tue

7:30 am, 8:00 am, 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:05 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm

0h 10m
  • Non-stop
wed

7:30 am, 8:00 am, 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:05 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm

0h 10m
  • Non-stop
thu

7:30 am, 8:00 am, 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:05 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm

0h 10m
  • Non-stop
fri

7:30 am, 8:00 am, 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:05 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 7:50 pm, 9:30 pm

0h 10m
  • Non-stop
sat

8:00 am, 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:05 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm

0h 10m
  • Non-stop
sun

9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:05 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm

0h 10m
  • Non-stop


Shingle Spit terminal is located on the west side of Hornby Island. Sailings departing from Shingle Spit provide service to Denman Island East (Gravelly Bay).

Boarding is based on order of arrival at the terminal. Check-in closes three minutes prior to the scheduled sailing for foot passengers and vehicles.

Hornby Island customers will have the opportunity to receive select Priority Loading to board the Baynes Sound Connector when connecting on Denman Island. The first 15 vehicles to arrive at Hornby Island (Shingle Spit) for the 7:30 am sailing to Denman Island East (Gravelly Bay) will receive a priority loading pass for the 8:00 am sailing departing Denman Island West terminal, Monday to Friday on the Baynes Sound Connector.

During peak travel times on this route, scheduled sailing times will change if we switch to shuttle sailing mode. Learn more about shuttle sailings.



Dangerous goods sailings

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


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Route

Denman Island East (Gravelly Bay) to Hornby Island (Shingle Spit)

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

DAY DEPARTURE TIMES DURATION
mon

7:45 am, 8:20 am, 9:40 am, 10:40 am, 11:45 am, 12:45 pm, 1:45 pm, 2:40 pm, 3:40 pm, 4:40 pm, 5:40 pm, 6:35 pm

0h 10m
  • Non-stop
tue

7:45 am, 8:20 am, 9:40 am, 10:40 am, 11:45 am, 12:45 pm, 1:45 pm, 2:40 pm, 3:40 pm, 4:40 pm, 5:40 pm, 6:35 pm

0h 10m
  • Non-stop
wed

7:45 am, 8:20 am, 9:40 am, 10:40 am, 11:45 am, 12:45 pm, 1:45 pm, 2:40 pm, 3:40 pm, 4:40 pm, 5:40 pm, 6:35 pm

0h 10m
  • Non-stop
thu

7:45 am, 8:20 am, 9:40 am, 11:45 am, 12:45 pm, 1:45 pm, 2:40 pm, 3:40 pm, 4:40 pm, 5:40 pm, 6:35 pm

0h 10m
  • Non-stop
fri

7:45 am, 8:20 am, 9:40 am, 10:40 am, 11:45 am, 12:45 pm, 1:45 pm, 2:40 pm, 3:40 pm, 4:40 pm, 5:40 pm, 6:35 pm, 8:45 pm, 10:05 pm

0h 10m
  • Non-stop
sat

8:20 am, 9:40 am, 10:40 am, 11:45 am, 12:45 pm, 1:45 pm, 2:40 pm, 3:40 pm, 4:40 pm, 5:40 pm, 6:35 pm

0h 10m
  • Non-stop
sun

9:40 am, 10:40 am, 11:45 am, 12:45 pm, 1:45 pm, 2:40 pm, 3:40 pm, 4:40 pm, 5:40 pm, 6:35 pm

0h 10m
  • Non-stop


Gravelly Bay terminal is a 15 minute drive east of Denman West terminal. Sailings departing from Gravelly Bay provide service to Hornby Island.

Boarding is based on order of arrival at the terminal. Check-in and ticket sales close three minutes prior to the scheduled sailing for foot passengers and vehicles.

Hornby Island customers will have the opportunity to receive select Priority Loading to board the Baynes Sound Connector when connecting on Denman Island. The first 15 vehicles to arrive at Hornby Island (Shingle Spit) for the 7:30 am sailing to Denman Island East (Gravelly Bay) will receive a priority loading pass for the 8:00 am sailing departing Denman Island West terminal, Monday to Friday on the Baynes Sound Connector.

During peak travel times on this route, scheduled sailing times will change if we switch to shuttle sailing mode. Learn more about shuttle sailings.





Person watching storm at Cox Bay Beach

Credit: Nathaniel Atakora Martin

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