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BC Ferries Vacations

BC Ferries Vacations offers over 100 unique travel packages to 40 exciting destinations, connecting you to unbeatable scenery, accommodations and activities. With world-class hotels, activities and adventures to choose from, travellers can experience BC’s pristine wildlife or urban coastal culture with each customized vacation package. Browse our packages now.

BC Ferries, one of the largest and most sophisticated ferry systems in the world, currently welcomes over 20 million guests aboard annually. Connecting you to spectacular scenery and unique destinations, BC Ferries has served the coast of British Columbia since 1960.

Many great reasons to book with us!


All-in-one convenience, quality and value

Our travel experts can help you create a personalized vacation complete with ferry reservations to bring you all-in-one convenience, quality and value. And, in partnership with some of BC’s best hotels, we’re able to provide BC Ferries Vacations customers with the best rates, customer service and overall experiences – whether travelling to Vancouver, Victoria or the north coast, or to remote and amazing destinations in-between.

Ferry travel made easy

With round-trip crossing included in every package, you can explore the coast with convenience and ease. Book online, by phone or in person and experience the all-in-one-convenience of BC Ferries Vacations. In one easy step, you can book a package, reserve your sailings, and add an activity to your destination.  Our travel experts can recommend the perfect local restaurant or the best spa – just ask!

We bring the coast within reach

BC Ferries Vacations connects you with the best information:

  • Customers’ Choice rating system to help you quickly identify our most popular travel experiences
  • Traveller reviews and recommendations from TripAdvisor and the BC Ferries Vacations site 
  • BC Ferries Vacations search feature to help you easily plan and book your trip.
  • “Top 5 things to do” features, to make sure you get the most from your destination
  • Exclusive deals and updates on Facebook and Twitter
  • A monthly onBoard e-newsletter for the latest in great travel deals

Hotels at unbeatable rates

BC Ferries' long-standing relationships, expertise and dedication to service have enabled us to negotiate the best rates with our partner hotels. In turn, the hotels provide the best customer service, from check-in to checkout.

Adventure, relaxation and more

Explore the pristine wilderness or a vibrant downtown core, relax or go on an adventure, do something exhilarating or enjoy a quiet moment. We open the door to activities and adventures – whether part of a package or individually all around the province, and we offer them at special value prices.

Travel easy

Discover and book the best of BC’s coast online, by phone or in person. When you book a package, everything you need is taken care of in one step. Whatever way you go, BC Ferries Vacations makes it simpler, more convenient and more enjoyable.

Feel safe and secure

Our booking site uses the same level of security and type of encryption as all major banking institutions. And our site is protected by Starfield SSL security, one of the most trusted digital Internet certificate providers.

Our ferry amenities

Please note: Amenities vary by terminal and vessel. To see the types of amenities we offer, visit the Onboard Amenities and At the Terminals section of bcferries.com.

Northern BC voyage amenities

Travelling up north, you'll enjoy an unforgettable experience as well as great amenities such as:

  • Modern staterooms or cabins
  • Canoe Cafe on the Northern Expedition
  • Coastal Cafe (licensed) on the Northern Adventure
  • Aurora Lounge (reserved seating) and Vista Restaurant on the Northern Expedition

You'll also find a Passages Gift Shop and a Kids Zone play area on our majestic Northern Expedition and Northern Adventure vessels.

Ocean-view dining

The Pacific Buffet offers elegant ocean-view dining on sailings from Vancouver to Victoria and features a wide selection of hot and cold items, a salad bar, a decadent dessert bar and more, all for one all-inclusive price. Depending on time of travel, selections include traditional breakfast fare, dim sum, roast beef, wild BC salmon with shiitake Dijon sauce, and our famous clam chowder.

The Pacific Buffet is available onboard select vessels travelling between Vancouver (Tsawwassen) and Victoria (Swartz Bay).

Shopping and more

At the Passages Gift Shop on the ferry or at the
BC Ferries Vacations Centre in downtown Vancouver, you will find a variety of souvenirs and great gift ideas. Whether you are looking for jewellery, items from local artisans, clothing, children's toys, magazines or snacks, we have what you're looking for.

Each Passages Gift Shop also has an excellent selection of fiction and non-fiction books. You will also find Gift Certificates that can be used at ticket booths or in our gift shops, restaurants and Seawest Lounge.

The Seawest Lounge

The Seawest Lounge is ideal for anyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle onboard and enjoy an all-inclusive experience travelling on our Spirit- and Coastal-class vessels.

Entry to the lounge is $13 per person (tax incl.). In addition to complimentary Starbucks® coffee, tea, juice and fresh pastries, you’ll have access to a wide selection of local and national newspapers as well as many popular magazines. World news and financial headlines are also provided via satellite feed on a widescreen LCD display installed in the lounge.

The Seawest Lounge can be found on the following vessels:

  • Spirit of Vancouver Island (Deck 6)
  • Spirit of British Columbia (Deck 6)
  • Coastal Celebration (Deck 6)
  • Coastal Inspiration (Deck 6
  • Coastal Renaissance (Deck 6)
  • Queen of New Westminster (Deck 5)