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Route

Malcolm Island (Sointula) to Cormorant Island (Alert Bay)

  • This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid at the terminal at the time of travel.
Jan 03, 2022 - Mar 31, 2022

DAY DEPARTURE TIMES DURATION
mon 10:00 PM
0h 35m  
  • Non-stop
tue 10:00 PM
0h 35m  
  • Non-stop
wed 10:00 PM
0h 35m  
  • Non-stop
thu 10:00 PM
0h 35m  
  • Non-stop
fri 10:00 PM
0h 35m  
  • Non-stop
sat 10:00 PM*, 11:00 PM*

*10:00 PM Not Available on: 12 JUN*, 

*11:00 PM Only on: 12 JUN* 
0h 35m  
  • Non-stop
sun 10:00 PM
0h 35m  
  • Non-stop



  • Non-stop
  • Transfer
  • Stop

Sointula terminal is located on the south coast of Malcolm Island. Sailings departing from Sointula provide direct service to Port McNeil on the north coast of Vancouver Island.

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

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


Route

Cormorant Island (Alert Bay) to Malcolm Island (Sointula)

  • This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid at the terminal at the time of travel.
Jan 03, 2022 - Mar 31, 2022

DAY DEPARTURE TIMES DURATION
mon 8:25 PM
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop
tue 8:25 PM
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop
wed 8:25 PM
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop
thu 8:25 PM
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop
fri 8:25 PM
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop
sat 8:25 PM
0h 30m  
  • Non-stop
sun 6:40 AM, 8:25 PM
0h 35m  
  • Non-stop



  • Non-stop
  • Transfer
  • Stop

Alert Bay terminal is located on Cormorant Island, a short ferry ride from Port McNeil on the north coast of Vancouver Island. Sailings from Alert Bay provide service to Port McNeil and Sointula on Malcolm Island.

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

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


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