Campbell River to Quadra Island

Route Services

  • BC Ferries runs between downtown Campbell River and Quathiaski Cove Ferry Terminal on Quadra Island
  • Vehicles and Passengers
  • Distance: 1.8 nautical miles
  • Sailing Time: 10 minutes between Campbell River and Quadra Island
  • Sailings: 18 daily round-trip sailings between Campbell River and Quadra Island
  • The 9am sailing from Quadra Island to Campbell River is a popular commuter crossing and has the potential to be full
  • Ticket sales and loading end 3 minutes before the scheduled sailing time for vehicles and 5 minutes before the scheduled sailing time for walk-on passengers.

Quadra Island to Cortes Island

Route Services

  • BC Ferries runs between Heriot Bay Ferry Terminal on Quadra Island and Whaletown Ferry Terminal on Cortes Island
  • Vehicles and Passengers
  • Distance: 6.2 nautical miles
  • Sailing Time: 45 minutes between Quadra Island and Cortes Island
  • Sailings: 6 daily round-trip sailings between Quadra Island and Cortes Island
  • Ticket sales and loading end 3 minutes before the scheduled sailing time for vehicles and 5 minutes before the scheduled sailing time for walk-on passengers.

Community Information

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BC Ferries Schedule for these Routes

Island Hopping
Travelling between the Southern Gulf Islands and Northern Gulf Islands can be accomplished in small hops. Each of these islands is a world unto itself, each with its own history, culture and colourful characters – each island deserves at least a day or two for exploring.