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mapThe Harbour House Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Salt Spring Island, at the head of Ganges Harbour, directly across from the Marina. We are a five minute walk to the Ganges Village area – Salt Spring’s downtown.

BC Ferries has scheduled service to and from Vancouver, Victoria and Duncan. See www.bcferries for exact times and routes. You can also arrive on Salt Spring by floatplane with service from Victoria, Vancouver, and Seattle, provided by Salt Spring Air, SeaAir Seaplanes, Harbour Air Seaplanes, and Kenmore Air.

Ferry Service

Ferry routes and schedules are available from: BC Ferries

From Vancouver:

  • Tsawwassen (south of Vancouver) to Long Harbour on Salt Spring
  • Tsawwassen (south of Vancouver) to Swartz Bay on Vancouver Island and transfer to the Swartz Bay to Fulford Harbour ferry to Salt Spring (ask for a 'through fare' when you purchase your ticket at Tsawwssen).

Reservations (1-888-223-3779) on the Tsawwassen direct to Long Harbour route are free of charge. A nominal fee is charged for reservations on the Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay route.

From Victoria

  • Swartz Bay near Victoria to Fulford Harbour on Salt Spring

Reservations are not available on the Swartz Bay to Fulford Harbour ferry. Victoria International Airport is a 10 minute drive from the Swartz Bay terminal.

From mid-Vancouver Island

  • Crofton (south of Nanaimo) to Vesuvius on Salt Spring

Reservations are not available on the Crofton-Vesuvius routes. This route can also be used when coming from Horseshoe Bay to Nanaimo or when going on to the Tofino area.

Sea Plane Service

Sea plane services are available daily from downtown Vancouver and the Vancouver International Airport to Ganges Harbour. You can also fly from Seattle to Ganges with Kenmore Air during the summer.

Salt Spring Air : 250-537-9880
Seair Seaplanes : 604-273-8900  or
1-800-447-3247 Toll Free
Harbour Air: 250-537-5525 or
1-800-665-0212 Toll Free
Kenmore Air : 1-866-435-9524


Transportation on Salt Spring

Salt Spring Car Rentals : 250-537-3122 or
1-800-334-6629 Toll Free
Saltspring Marina Car Rentals
Taxi service : Silver Shadow Taxi
Amber Cabs
Bus Service : BC Transit Information
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