Vancouver Island - Denman Island (Buckley Bay - Denman West)

Crossing Time: 10 Minutes
Distance: 1.2 nautical miles
Note: This is a non-reservable route


Vessels running to Denman and Hornby Island shuttle back and forth when heavy traffic conditions exist and therefore sailing times may be altered.

Schedule in Effect:

Sailing times are daily unless otherwise indicated.

Sailing times are daily unless otherwise indicated.

Leave Buckley Bay (Vancouver Island) Leave Denman Island (West)
7:00 am Daily
7:40 am Daily
8:20 am Daily except Sun & DC Thu (see below)
9:00 am Daily
10:00 am Daily
11:00 am Daily
12:05 pm Daily
1:05 pm Daily
2:00 pm Daily
3:00 pm Daily
4:00 pm Daily
5:00 pm Daily
6:00 pm Daily *
8:05 pm Daily
9:30 pm Daily **
6:40 am Daily
7:20 am Daily
8:00 am Daily
8:40 am Daily except Sun
9:40 am Daily !!
10:40 am Daily
11:45 am Daily
12:45 pm Daily
1:40 pm Daily
2:40 pm Daily
3:40 pm Daily except DC Thu (see below)
4:40 pm Daily
5:40 pm Daily
7:10 pm Daily
9:10 pm Daily
DC Thursday sailings will be replaced by a Dangerous Cargo Sailing. No other passengers permitted.
!! Note: The 9:40 am sailing from Denman is usually a busy sailing and has the potential to overload.
* Last connecting ferry to Hornby Island daily except Fridays.
** Last connecting ferry to Hornby Island on Fridays.

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Ticket sales and loading end three minutes before the scheduled sailing time for walk-on passengers and vehicles.

Accommodation on Denman and Hornby Islands
Visitor accommodation on Denman and Hornby Islands can be fully occupied at the height of the summer. If you are planning to stay overnight it is strongly advised that you book accommodation before travelling to the islands. Please note that there are no pump-outs for recreational vehicles.

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Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

Helpful Information
Denman-Hornby schedule
Priority Loading Pilot for Hornby Island
Boarding Passes Required 
About Hornby Overloads on Fridays