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Alert Bay getaway

Traveled to Port McNeil for a camping vacation, decided to go to Alert Bay via BC Ferries. Was... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Victoria, Canada
Excellent ferry experiences

The ferries were clean, spacious and efficiently operated/managed. We arrived to lanes of cars... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Carole N
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Traveled to Port McNeil for a camping vacation, decided to go to Alert Bay via BC Ferries. Was rainy but a very enjoyable trip. The crew were friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We went from Port McNeil to Malcom Island. The crew was nice and professional. A quick trip there and back.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Blaine M
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The ferries were clean, spacious and efficiently operated/managed. We arrived to lanes of cars, vans and commercial vehicles and without a reservation going to the island. We were able to walk about the nearby community as we waited for the next early morning ferry. Reservations...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carole N
Reviewed 21 July 2018

I am sure this is a great service, but a cloud was brought over our otherwise pleasant day by the behaviour of one of their crew. This employee (braided pony tail) waved us on at loading, then glared at us so I stopped. He spoke...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank gangwarily
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Clean, punctual ferries affording fantastic views on the Vancouver to Vancouver island trip. Do not take the quick route, despite the travel time this route is not to be missed and BC Ferries commitment to their customers was evident throughout. Great way to travel in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

My one disappointment is the lack of working power outlets. In addition to me, there were others looking to plug in your phone or camera or motorcycle helmet. The only outlets that we found were high above the window and were not working. I can't...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our journey between Port McNeill and Alert Bay. Great staff with a keen interest in our next steps in Vancouver Island. Just wish there was a sign telling us where to buy tickets before getting to the gate!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bindustries726
Reviewed 7 September 2017

convenient, very on-time, quite expensive, but no alternatives. Good trip, nice people, it was fine.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ruediger V
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The ferries are a great way to get a different view of the areas. It is a great relaxing way to enjoy the scenery and not worry about driving

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank suzieFortCollins
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We had four trips on BC ferries around holiday time. At all times the ferries were on time. The staff were super courteous even though it was busy. They really took pride in their roles. Congratulations BC ferries!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from FarFlungStarling | Reviewed this property |
If you are referring to the ferry to Cormorant Island/Alert Bay then yes, a 20' RV is still considered a "standard vehicle". There is a campground/RV Park close to Alert Bay but you may want to call ahead to check... More
Fred K
19 June 2015|
Response from OLDGIT71 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know - we just drove up - it was earlyish July