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Hornby Island (Shingle Spit)

Shingle Spit terminal is located on the west side of Hornby Island. Sailings departing from Shingle Spit provide service to Denman Island East (Gravelly Bay).

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

  • 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.


Shingle Spit, 4000 Central Rd,
Hornby Island, V0R 1Z0

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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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No parking available.

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