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“BC's Marine Highway” 5 of 5 stars
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BC Ferries
BC Ferries Vacations Centre | at the Fairmont Pacific Rim 1010 Canada Place, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Downtown)
+1 (0) 250 386 3431
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Ranked #74 of 197 Activities in Vancouver
Type: Ferries/ Boats, Sightseeing Tours
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Vancouver, Canada
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“BC's Marine Highway”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

BC's marine ferry system makes possible travel to any number of beautiful island locations. Seniors travel for free monday-thursday making for easy over-night trips to some great spots. Eagles, orca's, deep blue salty-sea will keep you looking.

Visited November 2012
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“I wish we have another choose”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

too expensive, food is really just ok...when i say ok, it means barely edible when you are hungry. I don't know why they don't have promotions, early booking discount, even the boat has to run even its empty...oh, maybe because is a state-owned campany. Why they care.. They got salary anyway. don't get me start

Visited October 2012
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New Westminster, Canada
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“A mini cruise of the BC coast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

One cannot but admit the beauty of the BC coast as seen from the ferry on a sunny day. Though I have lived in Vancouver all my life with stints on Vancouver Island, I look forward to the trip to and from as a mini holiday.
The cost has risen for the trip unfortunately and I hope that doesn't deter our international travellers but the journey is the thing and beauty is all around on a BC Ferry trip.

Visited February 2012
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Nanaimo, Canada
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“$$$$ but reliable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Although overpriced, ferry service is reliable. Suggest Horseshoe to Departure/Nanaimo on Vancouver Island (1.5 hours) versus Tsawwassen Route for two reasons. Long and winding and confusing access to Tsawwassen and it is 2 hours to Nanaimo.

Visited October 2012
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“Pleasant way to travel”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012 via mobile

A good way to travel across to Vancouver island, scenery was great but the price of food was ridiculous! The price of the actual fare was reasonable compared to back home so no problems there. Free wifi on board the ferry was great.

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