BC Ferries route 12 Mill Bay - Brentwood Bay
|Route 12: Mill Bay - Brentwood|
|Type of Route||Minor|
|Vessel based out of Brentwood Bay||Klista|
|Sailing takes||25 minutes|
|First and last sailing from Brentwood Bay||7:30 am *|
8:40 am **
5:55 pm ***
Daily excluding Sunday
*** Year round
|First and last sailing from Gravelly Bay||8:05 am *|
9:15 am **
6:30 pm ***
* Daily excluding Sunday
This route connects Brentwood Bay and Mill Bay. This route is alternative way of getting over the Malahat highway. This route sails in Saanich Inlet.
Points of Interest
- Brentwood Bay
- Mill Bay
Number of sailing
- 9 sailing daily sailing excluding Sunday
- 8 sailing on Sunday
- Note: No service on Christmas Day and New Year's Day
How to determine the vessel for the sailing?
The route frequency 70 minutes from both terminals with 135 minutes in early afternoon.
In October 1924 the SS Cascade enter service started service on the route operated by Cascade Freight & Trading Company. In 1945 this was brought out by Coast Ferries Ltd. Sometime between 1940s to early 1950 SS Cascades was refitted and renamed MV Brentwood Bay. On July 20, 156 a 16 vehicle and 136 passengers per sailing, with two ship service on until route 1959. In 1969 Coast Ferries Ltd was brought by BC Ferries. The route stayed the same for next 55 years with no refit replacement during maintenance period for Mill Bay. On May 2 the route was shut down for terminal upgrades to fit Klitsa with her taking over the route on June 1, 2011. The route gain capacity 22 vehicles and 150 passengers capacity per sailing.