BC Ferries, serving almost 50 ports of call, is the province’s main provider of ferry service. Access Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, the Sunshine Coast, Haida Gwaii, and other coastal communities on their fleet of 35 car-accessible vessels.
The Alaska Marine Highway System provides scheduled vehicle and passenger service between southeast Alaska and Prince Rupert, and from Washington State you can access Vancouver Island via Clipper Vacations, the Black Ball Ferry Line, or the Washington State Ferries.
The BC Government provides free passenger/vehicle ferry service via Inland Ferries across lakes and rivers that are not spanned by bridges. And water taxis provide access to many remote islands and inlets along the coast. They also ferry people short distances in waterfront cities and towns, such as Vancouver and Victoria.