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Route

Saturna Island (Lyall Harbour) to Victoria (Swartz Bay)

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

Mondays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:15 am
7:55 am 1h 40m

Transfer Mayne Island (Village Bay)

10:25 am
12:30 pm 2h 5m

Transfer transfer at Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop stop at Pender Island (Otter Bay)

4:25 pm
6:20 pm 1h 55m

Except on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Transfer Mayne Island (Village Bay)

5:30 pm
7:10 pm 1h 40m

Only on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

9:00 pm
10:05 pm 1h 5m

Only on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Non-stop

10:00 pm
11:10 pm 1h 10m

Except on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Non-stop

Tuesdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:15 am
7:55 am 1h 40m

Transfer Mayne Island (Village Bay)

10:25 am
12:30 pm 2h 5m

Transfer Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

4:25 pm
6:20 pm 1h 55m

Transfer Mayne Island (Village Bay)

10:00 pm
11:10 pm 1h 10m

Non-stop

Wednesdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:15 am
7:55 am 1h 40m

Transfer Mayne Island (Village Bay)

10:25 am
12:30 pm 2h 5m

Transfer Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

4:25 pm
6:20 pm 1h 55m

Transfer Mayne Island (Village Bay)

10:00 pm
11:10 pm 1h 10m

Non-stop

Thursdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:15 am
7:55 am 1h 40m

Transfer Mayne Island (Village Bay)

10:25 am
12:30 pm 2h 5m

Transfer Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

4:25 pm
6:20 pm 1h 55m

Transfer Mayne Island (Village Bay)

10:00 pm
11:10 pm 1h 10m

Non-stop

Fridays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:15 am
7:55 am 1h 40m

Transfer Mayne Island (Village Bay)

10:25 am
12:30 pm 2h 5m

Transfer Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

4:25 pm
6:55 pm 2h 30m

Transfer Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

9:55 pm
11:05pm 1h 10m

Non-stop

Saturdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
11:55 am
1:00 pm 1h 5m

Non-stop

4:50 pm
6:27 pm 1h 37m

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

9:05 pm
10:15 pm 1h 10m

Non-stop

Sundays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
9:40 am
1:17 pm 3h 37m

Transfer Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

11:30 am
1:10 pm 40m

Only on Oct 16, 30, Nov 13, 27, Dec 11, 25, 2022, Jan 8, 22, Feb 5, 19, Mar 5, 19, 2023.

Dangerous goods sailing

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

5:30 pm
7:10 pm 1h 40m

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

9:00 pm
10:05 pm 1h 5m

Non-stop



Lyall Harbour terminal is located on the northwest of Saturna Island, at the west end of East Point Road. Sailings departing from Lyall Harbour provide service to Galiano Island, Mayne Island, Pender Island, Salt Spring Island, 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 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.

Route

Victoria (Swartz Bay) to Saturna Island (Lyall Harbour)

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

Mondays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
5:00 am
6:10 am 1h 10m

Non-stop

9:10 am
10:20 am 1h 10m

Non-stop

3:10 pm
4:18 pm 1h 8m

Except on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Non-stop

4:10 pm
5:20 pm 1h 10m

Only on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Non-stop

7:25 pm
8:55 pm 1h 30m

Only on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

7:55 pm
9:55 pm 2h

Except on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Tuesdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
5:00 am
6:10 am 1h 10m

Non-stop

9:10 am
10:20 am 1h 10m

Non-stop

3:10 pm
4:18 pm 1h 8m

Non-stop

7:55 pm
9:55 pm 2h

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Wednesdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
5:00 am
6:10 am 1h 10m

Non-stop

9:10 am
10:20 am 1h 10m

Non-stop

3:10 pm
4:18 pm 1h 8m

Non-stop

7:55 pm
9:55 pm 2h

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Thursdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
5:00 am
6:10 am 1h 10m

Non-stop

9:10 am
10:20 am 1h 10m

Non-stop

3:10 pm
4:18 pm 1h 8m

Non-stop

7:55 pm
9:55 pm 2h

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Fridays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
5:00 am
6:10 am 1h 10m

Non-stop

9:10 am
10:20 am 1h 10m

Non-stop

3:10 pm
4:18 pm 1h 8m

Non-stop

7:30 pm
9:45 pm 2h 15m

Stop Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

Saturdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
8:15 am
9:45 am 1h 30m

Stop Pender

2:40 pm
4:40 pm 2h

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

7:25 pm
8:55 pm 1h 30m

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Sundays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
5:45 am
7:20 am 1h 35m

DG Sailing only on Oct 16, 30, Nov 13, 27, Dec 11, 25, 2022, Jan 8, 22, Feb 5, 19, Mar 5, 19, 2023.

Dangerous Cargo

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

6:25 am
9:30 am 3h 5m

Except on Dec 25 & Jan 1

Stop Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

Transfer Mayne Island (Village Bay)

4:10 pm
5:20 pm 1h 10m

Non-stop

7:25 pm
8:55 pm 1h 30m

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)



Swartz Bay terminal is located at the end of Highway 17, to the north of Victoria on Vancouver Island. Sailings departing from Swartz Bay provide service to Tsawwassen (Vancouver), Fulford Harbour (Salt Spring Island) and the Southern Gulf Islands. Visit Lands End Café for a range of food and beverage options.

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 for foot passenger groups and vehicles opens 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.
  • Booking check-in for foot passenger groups and vehicles closes 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

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

Assured Loading – If you have an Assured Loading Card and plan to use it, arrive at the terminal 20 to 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure and provide your card to the ticket agent.

Saturna Island travel: Arrive at the terminal 15 minutes prior to the scheduled sailing time to receive priority boarding. Sailings offering priority boarding include:

  • Peak Season sailings at 3:20 pm Monday – Wednesday, and 3:30 pm Thursday and Friday
  • Shoulder and Off Peak Season sailings at 3:10 pm Monday – Friday

Travellers are offered priority due to the length of time between sailings to Saturna Island.


Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

Last updated:  Feb 05, 2023.

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