BC Ferries Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal

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Swartz Bay
Type of Terminal Major
Routes serviced Tsawwassen - Swartz Bay
Swartz Bay - Fulford Harbour
Swartz Bay - Southern Gulf Islands
Vessels based out of terminal Spirit of Vancouver Island
Coastal Inspiration
Queen of Cumberland
Mayne Queen
Number of Berths 5
1 through 3 vehicle deck loading on three and two single vehicle deck loading Yes all berths
Passenger walkway overheard 1 through 3 with 2 and 3 sharing
Information on vehicle capacity of routes Yes

This terminal service Metro Vancouver and Southern Gulf Island routes. It the only major terminal in Southern Vancouver Island region.

Berths assignment for routes

Tsawwassen - Swartz Bay

The berth assignment can vary for certain vessels. The Spirit use berth 1. The Spirit of British Columbia may dock in berth 2 if berth 1 occupied. The Coastal Class and Queen of New Westminster dock in berth 2.

Swartz Bay - Fulford Harbour

This route uses berth 3 when its not occupied. It may use any berth in terminal.

Swartz Bay - Southern Gulf Islands

Queen of Cumberland uses berth 4. Mayne Queen uses berth 5.

Transportation

Driving

The toll booths are located on highway 17 for driver boards. For walk on passengers they need Lands End Road.

Public Transportation

This terminal is served by Victoria Regional Transit System.

Reference