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British Columbia Ferry Services Inc.
Frequent daily scheduled service is provided (passengers and all types of vehicles) between Tsawwassen (south of Vancouver) and Swartz Bay (north of Victoria), between Tsawwassen and Duke Point (south of Nanaimo) and between Horseshoe Bay (West Vancouver) and Departure Bay (Nanaimo). BC Ferries also serves the Gulf Islands and other ports in coastal BC. Buffet and/or full cafeteria service as well as other amenities are found on main-route ships.
Victoria San Juan Cruises
Daily passenger-only service between Bellingham, WA. and Victoria’s Inner Harbour (May to October only).
Passenger ferry between Victoria and Friday Harbor on San Juan Island (2 1/2 to 3 hour crossing), and Victoria and Port Angeles, Washington (1 hour crossing). On the San Juan cruise, enjoy whale watching and marine wildlife adventures. Hotel and tour packages available for both Friday Harbor and Port Angeles. Online booking available.
Prince Of Whales
A truly unique way to travel between the harbours of Vancouver and Victoria. Aboard the stunning Ocean Magic between Vancouver and Victoria, you will have a +90% chance to view whales and other marine mammals in their natural habitat. The sheltered waters of the Canadian Gulf Islands and the American San Juan Islands have some of the most beautiful west coast scenery to be found. Our crew of professional naturalists will provide a fun and educational perspective of the local oceanographic, geographic and cultural features. The extraordinary approaches of both Vancouver Harbour and Victoria Inner Harbour provide guests with a truly unique experience. Dress warmly to enjoy the ocean air.
Black Ball Transport – M.V. Coho
The M.V. Coho is a vehicle and foot passenger ferry offering year-round daily service between the beautiful inner harbour of Victoria, BC and Port Angeles, WA, gateway to the Olympic National Park. Reservations available online or by phone. M.V. Coho website offers Great Value for Hotel & Attraction packages.
Scheduled daily high-speed catamaran service (passengers only) between Seattle and Victoria harbours.
Washington State Ferry
Scheduled ferry service (passenger and vehicles) between Anacortes, WA. and Sidney, BC.
Harbour Air Seaplanes
Scheduled daily flights between Victoria and Vancouver and Gulf Island harbours. Daily tours of Victoria, the Gulf Islands, the San Juan Islands and the Olympic Peninsula.
Helijet International Inc.
Daily scheduled service from early morning to early evening serving Vancouver Harbor/Airport and Victoria Harbour. Fly in comfortable 12 and 23 passenger twin-engine Sikorsky helicopters.
Kenmore Air Seaplanes
Scheduled daily flights between Seattle and Victoria harbours.
Salt Spring Air
Scheduled flights between downtown Vancouver and Vancouver International Airport, and charter flights between Vancouver and the Gulf Islands.
West Coast Air Ltd.
Six scheduled daily flights Monday-Friday between Victoria and Vancouver Airport, Richmond floatplane base. Scenic tours and charters flights throughout coastal British Columbia, including whale watching and Victoria & Butchart Gardens flight tours. New convenient shuttle drop-off service available for Downtown Vancouver.
WestJet Airlines Ltd.
Scheduled daily flights linking Victoria with destinations across Canada. Including five daily flights from Calgary and five daily flights from Edmonton to Victoria.
Victoria International Airport Authority
Motorcoach / Bus Companies
British Columbia Transit (Public Bus Service)
Public bus service for British Columbia.
Gray Line of Victoria
Victoria’s largest tour and sightseeing operator with bus tours to The Butchart Gardens, Victoria City Tours, Craigdarroch Castle, Empress Hotel High Tea and Whale Watching. Choose English double decker or deluxe mini-coaches for the best value in sightseeing tours. Scheduled services: Vancouver Island to Vancouver Airport pick-up/drop-off available. Charters available.
Pacific Coach Lines
Daily scheduled service between Vancouver, Vancouver International Airport and Victoria via BC Ferries. Victoria city tours.
Greyhound Vancouver Island Coach
Greyhound Vancouver Island Coach offers regularly scheduled service to Victoria from points throughout Vancouver Island. Charters available.
Regular scheduled pick ups in Victoria, Vancouver, Nanaimo and Tofino/Ucluelet. Once in Tofino enjoy the use of the Beach Bus, a local shuttle bus, to explore all the local sights.
Wilson’s Transportation & Victoria Guides
Full-service coaches, mini-coaches, vans, school buses of all sizes. Charter, rental and tours. Tour Guides.
Vehicle Rentals (Cars, Trucks, Vans)
Budget Car & Truck Rental of Victoria
Choose from over 1000 cars, trucks, vans and bicycles.
Discount Car & Truck Rentals
Full selection of new vehicles at competitive rates. Complimentary customer pick-up and return.
Competitive rates, current model cars, minivans and 4X4’s.
Island Auto Rentals
Rentals featuring cars, trucks and mini vans.
Island Auto Rentals
National Car and Truck Rentals
Car and truck rentals, minivans, sport-utility and more!
Thrifty Car Rentals
Rentals of both cars and trucks from economy through full-size, including minivans.
Recreation Vehicle (RV) Rentals
True North RV
A full-service recreational vehicle dealership specializing in the sales and service of recreational vehicles and also operates a quality motorhome rental fleet.
Other Transportation (Rail)
E&N Via Rail Canada Inc.
Via’s and E&N Railiner offers comfortable train transportation between Victoria and Courtenay. Discover Vancouver Island as only the train can show you. Affordable. Advance purchase discounts available. Scheduled services available. Hand-carried baggage only.