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Denman Island West

Denman Island West is one of the Northern Gulf Islands located off the east coast of Vancouver Island. The terminal is about a 15 minute drive northwest of Denman Island East (Gravelly Bay) terminal. Sailings departing from Denman Island West provide service to Buckley Bay on Vancouver Island.

Boarding is based on order of arrival at the terminal. Check-in and ticket sales close:

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

Hornby Island customers will have the opportunity to receive select Priority Loading when connecting on Denman Island to board the Baynes Sound Connector. The first 15 vehicles to arrive at Shingle Spit for the 7:30 am sailing to Gravelly Bay will receive a priority loading pass for the 8:00 am sailing only departing Denman West terminal Monday to Friday on the Baynes Sound Connector.

During peak travel times, ferries servicing Denman Island West to Buckley Bay and Denman Island East (Gravelly Bay) to Hornby Island (Shingle Spit) will enter shuttle mode to accommodate as many customers as possible. When ferries are in shuttle mode the sailing times will be different from the standard schedule. 


3661 Denman Road,
Denman Island , V0R 1T0

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Transit options

No public transportation options.
Terminal accessibility
Lost and found

If you lost an item while travelling with us, call:

  • 1-888 BC FERRY (1-888-223-3779)

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Terminal amenities

Limited free parking at the terminal (9 spaces, 48-hour limit).

Service notices

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