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BC Ferries

1 Ferry Causeway | Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal, Tsawwassen, Delta, British Columbia V6C 0B9, Canada
+1 888-223-3779
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Good experience

Elected to walk on ferry instead of drive because of great cost differential, $17 vs 17+55+21 for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tomtomaz2
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Show Low, Arizona
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Pleasant trip to nanaimo

Compared to waiting for the crossing of the english chanel, this is great. That is a good thing by... read more

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rabby123
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Havant, United Kingdom
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BC Ferries provides passenger and vehicle ferry services to 45 ports of call across coastal BC, with sailings to and from Metro Vancouver, Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast, the Gulf Islands, and Northern BC. BC Ferries Vacations also offers over 100 travel packages, including return ferry and accommodation. When on board BC Ferries, there are plenty of options for food and shopping, along with great wildlife and sightseeing opportunities.
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  • Average12%
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1 Ferry Causeway | Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal, Tsawwassen, Delta, British Columbia V6C 0B9, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Elected to walk on ferry instead of drive because of great cost differential, $17 vs 17+55+21 for car and online reservation fee. Elected to take public bus on Vancouver island to Victoria because $5 for all day pass...went to multiple sites on island again using...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Compared to waiting for the crossing of the english chanel, this is great. That is a good thing by the way. Instead of people with French accents telling you your ferry is delayed, you've got happy Canadians selling you fruit and welcoming you aboard the...More

Thank rabby123
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took this ferry instead of the Vancouver to Victoria because we were staying just a few minutes away from Horseshoe Ferry. The ferry itself is wonderful. Nice food available and the friendliest employees throughout. The downside was it took us almost 2 hours to...More

Thank BaliestesBali
Reviewed yesterday

The ferry ride was wonderful, but we missed much of the outdoor viewing because we had to stay with our luggage until we could load it on the BC Ferry Connector. This could have been avoided if the person at the ticket wicket in Swartz...More

Thank Pat155013
Reviewed yesterday

Good food and almost always on time. Staff are always helpful. The ships are clean and safety is always paramount. A relaxing way to travel, instead of driving!

Thank EuroCanuckBc
Reviewed 2 days ago

The ferry from Vancouver to Victoria was about 1.5 hours. We were given the option to take the ferry an hour earlier than what we initially had reserved. Based on the length of the vehicular traffic lines we doubted that we were going to make...More

Thank Marshymiss
Reviewed 2 days ago

Simple, safe and effective travel for those looking to bring their car (or rental) to go to Victoria (there are other options as well). Keep in mind, the terminal is about a 45 min drive from most Vancouver hotels and then it is about a...More

Thank moc227
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went over to Vancouver Island to visit Butchart Gardens, Victoria and the Sooke area. The ferry ride was just quite comfortable and a easy going ride over to the Island. We have used the ferries many times before. It is easy to get on...More

Thank Joel K
BCFCustomerCare, Customer Service and Sales Representative at BC Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Joel K, Thank you for your five-star review. It sounds like you had a wonderful trip over to Vancouver Island to visit Butchart Gardens, Victoria, and the Sooke area - we are proud to be your connection. Have you seen the fireworks on Saturdays...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My family has traveled to Vancouver Island for over 40 years to see family and friends. We have always drive to Horseshoe bay to cross to Nanaimo. We decided to try the Twassen terminal for a change. Wow nice change, it's a lot smaller but...More

1  Thank John G
BCFCustomerCare, Customer Service and Sales Representative at BC Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi John G, Thank your for your review. Isn't the crossing between Tsawwassen and Swartz Bay absolutely beautiful? I've been traveling for 25 years (nothing compared to your 40) and this route makes me proud to call British Columbia my home. It sounds like we'll...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Travelled as foot passengers on the Horseshoe Bay - Nanaimo - Horseshoe Bay route to catch Howe Sound, Georgia Straits and the Mountains from the sea. This was an inexpensive way to see BC's spectacular scenery without paying through the nose with one of those...More

Thank UbiqueHatter
BCFCustomerCare, Customer Service and Sales Representative at BC Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi UbiqueHatter, Thanks for your fantastic review. The views of the Howe Sound and Georgia Strait in contrast with the mammoth mountains along the Pacific Northwest coastline contribute to an unforgettable scene and I am happy to hear we've left you with such a positive...More

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Jean R
15 July 2017|
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Response from Kimberly H | Reviewed this property |
See the other answer. You drive to the Vancouver side of Highway 17 to the end in Tsawwassen. Just follow the signage to the appropriate toll gate.
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MsFirstClass
2 June 2017|
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Response from peecee65 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Yes you can book on line either at BC Ferries or using BCF Connector. We used the BCF Connector, which included hotel pick up in Vancouver and drop off in Victoria. The bus ride to Tsawwassen was interesting, too... More
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18 May 2017|
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Response from catherinemK1338XG | Reviewed this property |
Thank you Richard J B Personally I've never been inside that Hotel.. but it's probably your best bet.. enjoy!
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