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Route

Penelakut Island (Telegraph Harbour) to Chemainus

  • This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid at the terminal at the time of travel.
DAY DEPARTURE TIMES DURATION
mon

6:20 am, 9:30 am, 3:10 pm, 6:20 pm, 8:05 pm

0h 30m
  • Non-stop

7:35 am, 10:45 am, 1:05 pm, 4:25 pm, 9:30 pm

0h 50m
Stop Thetis Island (Preedy Harbour)
tue

6:20 am, 9:30 am, 3:10 pm, 6:20 pm, 8:05 pm

0h 30m
  • Non-stop

7:35 am, 10:45 am, 1:05 pm, 4:25 pm, 9:30 pm

0h 50m
Stop Thetis Island (Preedy Harbour)
wed

6:20 am, 9:30 am, 3:10 pm, 6:20 pm, 8:05 pm

0h 30m
  • Non-stop

7:35 am, 10:45 am, 1:05 pm, 4:25 pm, 9:30 pm

0h 50m
Stop Thetis Island (Preedy Harbour)
thu

6:20 am, 9:30 am, 3:10 pm, 6:20 pm, 8:05 pm

0h 30m
  • Non-stop

7:35 am, 10:45 am, 1:05 pm, 4:25 pm, 9:30 pm

0h 50m
Stop Thetis Island (Preedy Harbour)
fri

6:05 am, 12:05 pm, 1:40 pm, 3:25 pm, 6:35 pm, 8:10 pm

0h 30m
  • Non-stop

7:20 am, 10:30 am, 4:40 pm, 9:50 pm

0h 50m
Stop Thetis Island (Preedy Harbour)
sat

6:20 am, 9:30 am, 3:10 pm, 6:20 pm, 8:05 pm

0h 30m
  • Non-stop

7:35 am, 10:45 am, 1:05 pm, 4:25 pm, 9:30 pm

0h 50m
Stop Thetis Island (Preedy Harbour)
sun

6:20 am, 9:30 am, 3:10 pm, 6:20 pm, 8:05 pm

0h 30m
  • Non-stop

7:35 am, 10:45 am, 1:05 pm, 4:25 pm, 9:30 pm

0h 50m
Stop Thetis Island (Preedy Harbour)


Telegraph Harbour terminal is located on the west side of Penelakut Island. Sailings from Telegraph Harbour provide service to Preedy Harbour (Thetis Island) and Chemainus on Vancouver Island.

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

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




Route

Chemainus to Penelakut Island (Telegraph Harbour)

  • This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid at the terminal at the time of travel.
DAY DEPARTURE TIMES DURATION
mon

7:00 am, 10:10 am, 12:30 pm, 3:50 pm, 8:55 pm, 10:30 pm

0h 30m
  • Non-stop

8:35 am, 2:05 pm, 5:25 pm, 7:00 pm

0h 50m
Stop Thetis Island (Preedy Harbour)
tue

7:00 am, 10:10 am, 12:30 pm, 3:50 pm, 8:55 pm, 10:30 pm

0h 30m
  • Non-stop

8:35 am, 2:05 pm, 5:25 pm, 7:00 pm

0h 50m
Stop Thetis Island (Preedy Harbour)
wed

7:00 am, 10:10 am, 12:30 pm, 3:50 pm, 8:55 pm, 10:30 pm

0h 30m
  • Non-stop

8:35 am, 2:05 pm, 5:25 pm, 7:00 pm

0h 50m
Stop Thetis Island (Preedy Harbour)
thu

7:00 am, 10:10 am, 12:30 pm, 3:50 pm, 8:55 pm, 10:30 pm

0h 30m
  • Non-stop

8:35 am*, 2:05 pm, 5:25 pm, 7:00 pm
*8:35 am Only on: 08 DEC*, 

0h 50m
Stop Thetis Island (Preedy Harbour)
fri

6:45 am, 9:45 am, 11:30 am, 4:05 pm, 9:05 pm, 10:50 pm

0h 30m
  • Non-stop

12:45 pm, 2:20 pm, 5:40 pm, 7:15 pm

0h 50m
Stop Thetis Island (Preedy Harbour)
sat

7:00 am, 10:10 am, 12:30 pm, 3:50 pm, 8:55 pm, 10:30 pm

0h 30m
  • Non-stop

8:35 am, 2:05 pm, 5:25 pm, 7:00 pm

0h 50m
Stop Thetis Island (Preedy Harbour)
sun

7:00 am, 10:10 am, 12:30 pm, 3:50 pm, 8:55 pm, 10:30 pm

0h 30m
  • Non-stop

8:35 am, 2:05 pm, 5:25 pm, 7:00 pm

0h 50m
Stop Thetis Island (Preedy Harbour)


Chemainus is a community in the Chemainus Valley on the east coast of southern Vancouver Island—a 30 minute 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 five minutes prior to the scheduled sailing for foot passengers and vehicles.





Person watching storm at Cox Bay Beach

Credit: Nathaniel Atakora Martin

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