BC Ferries offer a number of regular services to Salt Spring Island.
(Please click through to BC Ferries website for further information and rates)
From Tsawwassen Ferry terminal to Long Harbour, Salt Spring Island.
Direct 1.5 hrs, stopping 2.5hrs.
* · From Tsawwassen Ferry terminal to Fulford Harbour, Salt Spring Island.
2.5hrs, with a change of ferry at Swartz Bay.
* · From Horseshoe Bay Ferry terminal to Vesuvius, Salt Spring Island.
Total 3.5hrs. (1.5 hr ferry from Horseshoe Bay Ferry to Nanaimo. Drive south
for 40mins to Crofton. 20min ferry from Crofton to Vesuvius.)
From Vancouver Island / Victoria:
* · From Swartz Bay Ferry terminal (close to Victoria), to Fulford Harbour,
Salt Spring Island. Direct 35mins.
* · From Crofton Ferry terminal (between Duncan and Chemainus) to Vesuvius,
Salt Spring Island. Direct 20mins.
From Washington State:
A number of ferry operators service Vancouver Island and Victoria from Washington
State, where you can then connect with BC Ferries to Salt Spring.
(Please click the links below for further information.)
The Victoria Clipper (1-206-448-5000 in Seattle, 250-382-8100 in Victoria)
Passenger-only ferry from downtown Seattle to Victoria’s inner harbour. www.victoriaclipper.com
The Coho (360-457-4491 in U.S. or 250-386-2202 in Canada) sails to Victoria from Port Angeles. www.cohoferry.com
Washington State Ferries (1-800-843-3779 in Seattle or 250-381-1551 in Sidney) from Anacortes and the San Juan Islands to Sidney, north of Victoria near Swartz Bay ferry terminal. www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries
FLOAT PLANE OPERATORS
A number of regular services directly from Vancouver Harbour or Vancouver airport to Ganges on Salt Spring Island. Direct 15-20min flight. Please click through to the following operator websites for further information and rates:
Saltspring Air. 1-877-537-9880.
Harbour Air. 1-800-0212 or 604-688-1277
Sea Air Seaplanes. 1-800-447-3247 or 604-273-8900