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The ferries were clean, spacious and efficiently operated/managed. We arrived to lanes of cars, vans and commercial vehicles and without a reservation going to the island. We were able to walk about the nearby community as we waited for the next early morning ferry. Reservations...More
I am sure this is a great service, but a cloud was brought over our otherwise pleasant day by the behaviour of one of their crew. This employee (braided pony tail) waved us on at loading, then glared at us so I stopped. He spoke...More
Clean, punctual ferries affording fantastic views on the Vancouver to Vancouver island trip. Do not take the quick route, despite the travel time this route is not to be missed and BC Ferries commitment to their customers was evident throughout. Great way to travel in...More
My one disappointment is the lack of working power outlets. In addition to me, there were others looking to plug in your phone or camera or motorcycle helmet. The only outlets that we found were high above the window and were not working.
We very much enjoyed our journey between Port McNeill and Alert Bay. Great staff with a keen interest in our next steps in Vancouver Island. Just wish there was a sign telling us where to buy tickets before getting to the gate!
We had four trips on BC ferries around holiday time. At all times the ferries were on time. The staff were super courteous even though it was busy. They really took pride in their roles. Congratulations BC ferries!
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If you are referring to the ferry to Cormorant Island/Alert Bay then yes, a 20' RV is still considered a "standard vehicle". There is a campground/RV Park close to Alert Bay but you may want to call ahead to check... More
If you are referring to the ferry to Cormorant Island/Alert Bay then yes, a 20' RV is still considered a "standard vehicle". There is a campground/RV Park close to Alert Bay but you may want to call ahead to check availability or make a reservation.
As to the Orcas - they are elusive. You may see them but there are no guarantees. Worth trying though. It's a very beautiful place. Enjoy your vacation.