Best ferry choices

May 7th, 2008, 10:30 AM
  #1  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 31
Best ferry choices

We are flying into Vancouver and going the next day to Victoria. What is the best ferry option?

A week later we're leaving the Nanoose area and driving to Banff. Do we take the same ferry off Vancouver Island or would another one be better?

Thanks,

Sheila
swilshire is offline  
May 7th, 2008, 10:56 AM
  #2  
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 603
If you're wanting to get to Victoria you should take the Tswassen to Schwartz Bay ferry. You would then have to drive up to Nanoose Bay. If you want a more direct route to Nanoose Bay, you should take the Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay (Nanaimo).
Cruiseryyc is offline  
May 7th, 2008, 04:24 PM
  #3  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 31
Thanks for the info. I booked from Vancouver to Victoria this afternoon. I need to think a little more about the timing on the return trip to make sure we can make our reservations without starting our drive east too late in the day.

Sheila
swilshire is offline  
May 7th, 2008, 05:15 PM
  #4  
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 1,916
Coming back you should take the ferry from Nanaimo to Horseshoe Bay, which will connect you with Rt. 1 heading east.
NWWanderer is offline  
May 7th, 2008, 07:13 PM
  #5  
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 704
You could also take the ferry from the Duke Point terminal in Nanaimo to Tsawassen and then go over to Hwy 1, this would save you from driving through Vancouver.
Garfield is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Original Poster
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Lynne7
Canada
5
Aug 23rd, 2010 07:59 AM
russp3762
Canada
9
May 20th, 2010 07:48 AM
russp3762
United States
8
May 19th, 2010 12:32 PM
eto
Canada
6
Jun 4th, 2007 01:06 PM
cedar
Canada
6
Apr 13th, 2005 06:37 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy -

FODOR'S VIDEO

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 11:24 AM.