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Route

Graham Island (Skidegate) to Prince Rupert

DAY DEPARTURE TIMES DURATION
mon

10:00 am

7h 0m
  • Non-stop
tue

8:30 am*, 10:00 am*
*8:30 am Not Available on: 29 NOV, 13 DEC, 27 DEC, 10 JAN, 24 JAN, 07 FEB*, 
*10:00 am Not Available on: 06 DEC, 20 DEC, 03 JAN, 17 JAN, 31 JAN* 

6h 30m
  • Non-stop
thu

10:00 pm*
*10:00 pm Not Available on: 08 DEC, 22 DEC, 05 JAN, 19 JAN, 02 FEB* 

9h 0m
  • Non-stop
fri

12:30 am*
*12:30 am Not Available on: 02 DEC, 16 DEC, 30 DEC, 13 JAN, 27 JAN* 

6h 30m
  • Non-stop


Reservations are strongly recommended for this route.

Skidegate terminal on Haida Gwaii is located on the south coast of Graham Island. Sailings departing from Skidegate provide service to Alliford Bay (Moresby Island, Haida Gwaii) and Prince Rupert on BC’s North Coast.

With a reservation – Arrive at the terminal 90 to 120 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 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.*

Without a reservation – Travel is based on your order of arrival at the terminal.

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

*Hostled vehicles – Reservation check-in and ticket sales for hostled vehicles close 4 hours prior to the scheduled departure.





Route

Prince Rupert to Graham Island (Skidegate)

DAY  DEPARTURE TIMES  DURATION 
MONDAY 

10:00 PM* 

*The duration of the sailing is 8h 0m on 03 OCT, 17 OCT, 31 OCT, 14 NOV, 28 NOV, 12 DEC, 26 DEC, 09 JAN, 23 JAN                         

  7h 0m    

THURSDAY

10:00 AM*

*Not Available on: 13 OCT, 27 OCT, 10 NOV, 24 NOV, 08 DEC, 22 DEC, 05 JAN, 19 JAN, 02 FEB

   7h 0m 
THURSDAY

2:30 PM* 

*Not Available on: 06 OCT, 20 OCT, 03 NOV, 17 NOV, 01 DEC, 15 DEC, 29 DEC, 12 JAN, 26 JAN                                                 

  6h 30m    

SUNDAY

10:00 PM* 

  8h 0m



Person watching storm at Cox Bay Beach

Credit: Nathaniel Atakora Martin

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