Box 569 Heriot Bay, British Columbia, Canada V0P 1H0
North America: 1.800.307.3982 | Local & Overseas: 1.250.285.2121


We are here to assist you in any way we can.
North America: 1.800.307.3982
Local & Overseas: 1.250.285.2121
[email protected]



From Vancouver – Canada

Travel time by Car/Ferry

5 Hours

Travel time by Air

2 Hours

Travel time by Bus/Ferry

6 Hours

Air Travel

There is no airport on Quadra Island but you can fly to Campbell River that is a 10-minute ferry ride to Quadra Island.
We can also meet you in Campbell River to start your tour (all tours except Desolation Sound Expedition).

Pacific Coastal Air flies from Vancouver to Campbell River, Comox and Port Hardy.
Toll Free 1 800 663 2872, Overseas 1 604 273-8666, [email protected]pacific-coastal.com

Central Mountain Air flies from Vancouver to Campbell River.
They have the latest flight departing Campbell River for Vancouver if you must make it back to Vancouver the day your trip returns.
Toll Free 1 888 865 8585, Overseas 1 250 877 5000, [email protected]flycma.com

Air Canada offer flights from Vancouver to Comox, Nanaimo, and Victoria.
1 800 247 2262 (in Canada), 1 800 776 3000 (in US), Overseas 1 514 393 3333, aircanada.com

Transfer from Campbell River Airport to Quadra Island Ferry
The Campbell River Airporter is a shuttle that meets all flights and takes you to any location in Campbell River and the Campbell River ferry terminal to get to Quadra. Price starting at $20/person with discounts for two or more people. Reservations are not necessary. [email protected], Toll Free 1 855 787 8294, Overseas 1 250 914 1010 or 1011

 

Ferry Service

BC FERRIES provides year-round vehicle & walk-on ferry service for routes between Vancouver and Vancouver Island (Victoria and Nanaimo) as well as between Campbell River and Quadra Island.

Ferries from Vancouver to Vancouver Island, Nanaimo

Ferries from Vancouver to Vancouver Island, Victoria

Ferries From Campbell River to Quadra Island
No reservations possible for this route runs almost hourly. Approx. $9.50 per person and $25 per vehicle. Sailing time approx. 10 minutes. Visit bcferries.com for current schedule information, 1 888 223 3779, Overseas 1 250 386 3431, [email protected]

 

Car rentals

Budget Car Rental, Toll Free 1 800 299 3199 (Canada), 1 800 527 0700  (USA) | budget.ca

National Tilden, Toll Free 1 800 222 9058,  nationalcar.ca

Rent a Wreck/ Practi Car (Campbell River only), Toll Free 1 800 327 0116, Overseas 1 250 287 8353, rentawreck.ca

 

Bus Service

There are many options for getting to and from the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and various destinations in the region. We recommend checking out the airports official page which shows all your options. yvr.ca/en/getting-to-from-yvr.aspx

Translink Bus
Downtown Vancouver to Horseshoe Bay (where the ferry to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island departs)

Translink Bus Stop at Georgia Street and Seymour Street, take #257- HORSESHOE BAY EXPRESS which goes directly to the BC Ferries terminal in 35 minutes. This is a city bus and the cost is $3.00. Walk on the ferry and meet the Vancouver Island Connector or Islandlink Bus at the Departure Bay Terminal in Nanaimo. translink.ca

Vancouver Island Connector
Departure Bay, Nanaimo (where the Horseshoe Bay ferry from Vancouver docks) to Campbell River
This bus meets the ferry in Departure Bay, Nanaimo two times per day and will transport you to Campbell River. The cost is approx. $46 CAD. Visit their website for up-to-date schedules and booking information.
The Vancouver Island Connector bus depot in Campbell River is a short walk to the Quadra Island Ferry terminal about 2 blocks away (Bus Depot: 509 13th Avenue). viconnector.com

Islandlink Bus
Departure Bay, Nanaimo (where the Horseshoe Bay ferry from Vancouver docks) to Campbell River
Islandlink Bus offers its services to and from various destinations on Vancouver Island. Visit their website for up-to-date schedules and booking information. Islandlink drops passengers off at the Campbell River Community Center (401 11th Avenue). This is a 5-minute walk to the Quadra Island ferry terminal. From here you can walk onto the Quadra ferry. Bus approx: $40 CAD one-way. No phone available, islandlinkbus.com