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Route

Pender Island (Otter Bay) to Salt Spring Island (Long Harbour)

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

Mondays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
12:10 pm
12:50 pm 40m

Non-stop

9:25 pm
10:05 pm 40m

Except on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Non-stop

Tuesdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
12:10 pm
12:50 pm 40m

Non-stop

9:25 pm
10:05 pm 40m

Non-stop

Wednesdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
12:10 pm
12:50 pm 40m

Non-stop

9:25 pm
10:05 pm 40m

Non-stop

Thursdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
12:10 pm
12:50 pm 40m

Non-stop

9:25 pm
10:05 pm 40m

Non-stop

Fridays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
12:10 pm
12:50 pm 40m

Non-stop

8:25 pm
9:45 pm 1h 20m

Transfer Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Sundays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
1:30 pm
2:10 pm 40m

Non-stop



Otter Bay terminal is located on the northwest side of Pender Island. Pender Island is one of the Southern Gulf Islands on BC’s south coast. Sailings departing from Otter Bay provide service to Galiano, Mayne, Salt Spring, Saturna, Vancouver (Tsawwassen) and Victoria (Swartz Bay).

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 for foot passengers close 5 minutes prior to the scheduled sailing departure.
  • Ticket sales and check-in for vehicles close 3 minutes prior to the scheduled sailing departure.

Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

Last updated:  Feb 05, 2023.

Route

Salt Spring Island (Long Harbour) to Pender Island (Otter Bay)

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

Mondays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:20 am
7:00 am 40m

Non-stop

2:55 pm
3:35 pm 40m

Only on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Non-stop

3:35 pm
4:14 pm 39m

Except on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Non-stop

6:45 pm
7:30 pm 45m

Only on Dec 26, 27

Non-stop

Tuesdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:20 am
7:00 am 40m

Non-stop

3:35 pm
4:14 pm 39m

Non-stop

6:45 pm
7:30 pm 45m

Only on Dec 26, 27

Non-stop

Wednesdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:20 am
7:00 am 40m

Non-stop

3:35 pm
4:14 pm 39m

Non-stop

Thursdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:20 am
7:00 am 40m

Non-stop

3:35 pm
4:14 pm 39m

Non-stop

Fridays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:20 am
7:00 am 40m

Non-stop

Sundays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
7:15 am
7:55 am 40m

Non-stop

2:55 pm
3:35 pm 40m

Non-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.

Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

Last updated:  Feb 05, 2023.

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