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Route

Vancouver (Tsawwassen) to Salt Spring Island (Long Harbour)

May 06, 2022 - Jun 28, 2022

DAY DEPARTURE TIMES DURATION
mon 10:25 AM, 7:15 PM*

*7:15 PM Not Available on: 23 MAY* 
2h 55m

Stop at Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

Stop at Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop at Pender Island (Otter Bay)

5:15 PM*, 9:30 PM*

*5:15 PM Only on: 23 MAY*, 

*9:30 PM Only on: 23 MAY* 
1h 25m  
  • Non-stop
tue 10:25 AM, 7:15 PM
2h 55m

Stop at Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

Stop at Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop at Pender Island (Otter Bay)

wed 10:25 AM, 7:15 PM
2h 55m

Stop at Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

Stop at Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop at Pender Island (Otter Bay)

thu 10:25 AM, 7:15 PM
2h 55m

Stop at Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

Stop at Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop at Pender Island (Otter Bay)

fri 10:25 AM
2h 55m

Stop at Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

Stop at Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop at Pender Island (Otter Bay)

2:25 PM
1h 25m  
  • Non-stop
7:20 PM
2h 8m

Stop at Pender Island (Otter Bay)

sat 9:30 AM
1h 50m

Stop at Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

12:50 PM
1h 28m  
  • Non-stop
10:00 PM
2h 15m

Stop at Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

Stop at Mayne Island (Village Bay)

sun 9:55 AM
2h 58m

Stop at Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

Stop at Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop at Pender Island (Otter Bay)

5:15 PM, 9:30 PM
1h 25m  
  • Non-stop



  • Non-stop
  • Transfer
  • Stop

Tsawwassen terminal is a 36 km drive from downtown Vancouver and is located at the southwest end of Highway 17 in Delta. Sailings departing from Tsawwassen provide service to Swartz Bay (Victoria), Duke Point (Nanaimo) and the Southern Gulf Islands. Visit the Tsawwassen Quay for shopping and a range of food and beverage options.

Check-in times

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 bound for all destinations.

  • To Victoria (Swartz Bay) and Nanaimo (Duke Point): Booking check-in closes 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure for foot passengers* and vehicles.
  • To the Southern Gulf Islands: Booking check-in closes 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure for foot passengers, and 40 minutes for vehicles.

Without a reservation – 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 for travel to Victoria (Swartz Bay) and Nanaimo (Duke Point) – 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.

*Booking check-in for foot passenger group bookings closes 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.



Route

Salt Spring Island (Long Harbour) to Vancouver (Tsawwassen)

May 06, 2022 - Jun 28, 2022

DAY DEPARTURE TIMES DURATION
mon 6:20 AM, 3:35 PM*

*3:35 PM Not Available on: 23 MAY* 
3h 0m

Stop at Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Stop at Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop at Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

3:30 PM*

*3:30 PM Only on: 23 MAY* 
2h 0m

Stop at Mayne Island (Village Bay)

6:55 PM*

*6:55 PM Only on: 23 MAY* 
1h 55m

Stop at Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

tue 6:20 AM, 3:35 PM
3h 0m

Stop at Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Stop at Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop at Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

wed 6:20 AM, 3:35 PM
3h 0m

Stop at Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Stop at Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop at Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

thu 6:20 AM, 3:35 PM
3h 0m

Stop at Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Stop at Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop at Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

fri 6:20 AM
3h 0m

Stop at Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Stop at Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop at Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

2:05 PM
1h 25m  
  • Non-stop
4:05 PM
2h 10m

Stop at Pender Island (Otter Bay)

sat 7:05 AM
1h 28m  
  • Non-stop
11:40 AM
1h 49m

Stop at Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

3:30 PM
2h 15m

Stop at Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop at Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

sun 6:15 AM
3h 0m

Stop at Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Stop at Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop at Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

3:30 PM
2h 0m

Stop at Mayne Island (Village Bay)

6:55 PM
1h 55m

Stop at Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)




  • Non-stop
  • Transfer
  • 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.


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