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Route

Powell River (Westview) to Texada Island (Blubber 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

6:50 am, 8:35 am, 10:20 am, 12:15 pm, 3:45 pm, 6:00 pm, 7:40 pm, 9:20 pm

0h 40m
  • Non-stop
tue

6:50 am, 8:35 am, 10:20 am, 12:15 pm, 3:45 pm, 6:00 pm, 7:40 pm, 9:20 pm

0h 40m
  • Non-stop
wed

6:50 am, 8:35 am, 12:15 pm, 3:45 pm, 6:00 pm, 7:40 pm, 9:20 pm

0h 40m
  • Non-stop
thu

6:50 am, 8:35 am, 10:20 am, 12:15 pm, 3:45 pm, 6:00 pm, 7:40 pm, 9:20 pm

0h 40m
  • Non-stop
fri

6:50 am, 8:35 am, 10:20 am, 12:15 pm, 3:45 pm, 6:00 pm, 7:40 pm, 9:20 pm

0h 40m
  • Non-stop
sat

6:50 am, 8:35 am, 10:20 am, 12:15 pm, 4:15 pm, 6:40 pm, 8:15 pm, 9:45 pm

0h 40m
  • Non-stop
sun

6:50 am*, 8:35 am, 10:20 am, 12:15 pm, 4:15 pm, 6:40 pm, 8:15 pm, 9:45 pm
*6:50 am Not Available on: 25 DEC, 01 JAN*, 

0h 40m
  • Non-stop


Westview terminal is located in downtown Powell River and can be accessed by vehicle towards the end of Courtenay Street. The terminal is a 30 minute drive north of Saltery Bay. Sailings departing from Westview terminal provide service to Little River (Comox) on Vancouver Island and Blubber Bay (Texada Island).

Check-in times

For travel to Comox (Little River) 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 close 5 minutes prior to the scheduled sailing departure for foot passengers and vehicles.

Texada Island (Blubber Bay)-Comox (Little River) direct service pilot project is not in effect.



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Route

Texada Island (Blubber Bay) to Powell River (Westview)

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

6:00 am, 7:50 am, 9:20 am, 11:25 am, 3:00 pm, 5:05 pm, 6:50 pm, 8:35 pm

0h 40m
  • Non-stop
tue

6:00 am, 7:50 am, 9:20 am, 11:25 am, 3:00 pm, 5:05 pm, 6:50 pm, 8:35 pm

0h 40m
  • Non-stop
wed

6:00 am, 7:50 am, 9:20 am, 11:25 am, 5:05 pm, 6:50 pm, 8:35 pm

0h 40m
  • Non-stop
thu

6:00 am, 7:50 am, 9:20 am, 11:25 am, 3:00 pm, 5:05 pm, 6:50 pm, 8:35 pm

0h 40m
  • Non-stop
fri

6:00 am, 7:50 am, 9:20 am, 11:25 am, 3:00 pm, 5:05 pm, 6:50 pm, 8:35 pm

0h 40m
  • Non-stop
sat

6:00 am, 7:50 am, 9:20 am, 11:25 am, 3:30 pm, 5:10 pm, 7:25 pm, 9:00 pm

0h 40m
  • Non-stop
sun

6:00 am*, 7:50 am, 9:20 am, 11:25 am, 3:30 pm, 5:10 pm, 7:25 pm, 9:00 pm
*6:00 am Not Available on: 25 DEC, 01 JAN*, 

0h 40m
  • Non-stop


Blubber Bay terminal is located at the north end of Texada Island. The terminal is a 10 minute drive from Van Anda, and a 20 minute drive from Gillies Bay.

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.

Comox (Little River) bound travellers: Reservations are required to hold space for your vehicle. This sailing is open to foot passengers.



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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Person watching storm at Cox Bay Beach

Credit: Nathaniel Atakora Martin

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