About BC Ferries fleet
BC Ferries is an independently managed, publicly owned company that provides all major passenger and vehicle ferry services for coastal and island communities in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
The BC Ferries fleet is made up of all kinds of ships from the 560 feet long Spirit of British Columbia and Spirit of Vancouver Island that can accommodate up to 2,100 passengers and 470 vehicles, to the 111 feet long Nimpkish, that can carry 133 people and 16 vehicles as maximum.
On-board facilities of BC Ferries fleet
Vessels serving customers on BC Ferries routes between Vancouver and Vancouver Island, the Southern Gulf Islands and Sunshine Coast offer a wide range of passenger services. The mix varies from one ship to the next but the goal is always the same: to make your voyage comfortable and enjoyable.
You can find the following amenities on your trip with BC Ferries across the water:
- All-inclusive buffet, self-serve restaurant or coffee and snacks - something for every appetite.
- Looking for a gift or a treat for yourself? There is a shop on board of each BC Ferries boat, where you can find the latest in trend, bringing your top brands such as Killtec, Nine West and Helly Hansen. You'll find likely favourites such as magazines, snacks, and toys.
- If you prefer to spend some time enjoying the peace and quiet, then you can do it at the quiet lounge.
- If you travel with a family, there is a playroom for all ages,where your kids will find something cool to do and you will have a brief rest.