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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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We have travelled on many ferries. Most are not efficient - BC Ferries from Tsawassen to Swartz Bay... read more

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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We took the BC Ferry from Vancouver to Vancouver Island with a 24 person tour bus. I have never... read more

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

We have travelled on many ferries. Most are not efficient - BC Ferries from Tsawassen to Swartz Bay was. No nonsense - clear queuing, fast boarding and disembarking. They event serve poutine on board. Brilliant.

Thank OlderGuy1956
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took the BC Ferry from Vancouver to Vancouver Island with a 24 person tour bus. I have never been on a ferry and enjoyed seeing how the cars, big rigs and buses get loaded. There are plenty of different areas to sit and enjoy...More

Thank E7864ENjuliel
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were staying in Vancouver and really wanted to see Victoria, so we booked the ferry. Be forewarned (we should have read more carefully - not their fault) - when you buy tickets, the prices are not listed round trip; you pay each way. We...More

Thank TexasMargs
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have reviewed B.C. Ferries before & they just get worse & worse. Last month when we were in Vancouver visiting friends who were in town we left a bit late on our return to Nanaimo but still made it to Horseshoe bay terminal with...More

Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed 3 days ago

I love this terminal. Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal is full of interesting things to do or eat. A little crowded during peak times, and the bathrooms are always busy. On the other hand, it is easy to shop from local artists, have a sweet treat, get...More

Thank Chico_Spark
Reviewed 4 days ago

This ferry was recommended by our camp neighbors at Telegraph Cove - shorter drive to the border than going through Departure Bay Ferry. Nice visitor center too. Enjoyed the ride to the mainland. Had a good breakfast also.

Thank onewayihg
Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked onto the ferry, destined for Victoria. It was a lovely, affordable ride. Surprised there was a dining buffet, deli/burger counter, a coffee shop and gift shop on board. The boat was very clean both times we rode it.

Thank Gretchen D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Boat was clean and in good condition. Boat staff were lovely. Admin staff were nice but there was a women waiting in line to by a ticket before the cut off time but by the time she was served it was 3 minutes after the...More

Thank Daisy S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We drove three hours from Tofino to Nanaimo and were relaxed as we had a reservation for the 3:15 ferry from Duke's point. We arrived one minute after the thirty minute required pre/arrival period and were told that our spot had been given away and...More

Thank misanthropicdreamer
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Tomtomaz2
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Jean R
July 14, 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.
June 1, 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
May 18, 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!