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Shearwater Dock - Out of Service

Posted on September 18, 2022:

Due to berth availability at the terminal, the Northern Sea Wolf will be unable to dock at Shearwater until further notice. 

Arrangements for a foot passenger water taxi and barge service for vehicles between Shearwater and McLoughlin Bay (Bella Bella) have been made with the following schedules:

Water Taxi Service:

Wednesday, September 21 at 2:40 pm - McLoughlin Bay to Shearwater
Thursday, September 22 at 1:10 pm - Shearwater to McLoughlin Bay
Sunday, September 25 at 2:40 pm – McLoughlin Bay to Shearwater
Monday, September 26 at 1:10 pm – Shearwater to McLoughlin Bay

Effective October 7 forward:

Fridays at 11:15 pm – Shearwater to McLoughlin Bay
Saturdays at 12:40 am – McLoughlin Bay to Shearwater
Sundays at 1:30 am – Shearwater to McLoughlin Bay
Sundays at 2:55 am – McLoughlin Bay to Shearwater

Barge Service:

Wednesday, September 21 at 2:40 pm – McLoughlin Bay to Shearwater
Thursday, September 22 at 11:00 am – Shearwater to McLoughlin Bay
Sunday, September 25 at 2:40 pm – McLoughlin Bay to Shearwater
Monday, September 26 at 11:00 am – Shearwater to McLoughlin Bay

Effective October 7 forward:

Fridays at 10:30 pm – Shearwater to McLoughlin Bay
Saturdays at 12:40 am – McLoughlin Bay to Shearwater
Sundays at 12:30 am – Shearwater to McLoughlin Bay
Sundays at 2:55 am – McLoughlin Bay to Shearwater

Our Customer Service Centre will contact customers travelling to and from Shearwater with revised sailing departure times for the water taxi and barge.

For the most up-to-date sailing and departure information, follow @BCFerries on Twitter or visit our Current Conditions webpage at bcferries.com.

We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience you may experience as a result of this berth closure.

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