New ferry servicing Victoria’s Inner Harbour

The new service will work between the Steamship Terminal, Fisherman’s Wharf, and Ogden Point.

Victoria Harbour Ferry has launched a new marine shuttle service.

The new service, sailing as the James Bay Explorer, will provide tourists, cruise ship passengers, and locals with direct service between the Steamship Terminal, Fisherman’s Wharf, and Ogden Point.

The new service is an addition to the Victoria Harbour Ferry fleet of Harbour Tour boats, H2O Water Taxis, and Pickle Pub vessels.

The Lynda Mae 2, a 40-passenger, Canoe Cove-built vessel will sail on the hour from the Inner Harbour, directly in front of the newly restored Steamship Terminal building and right off the Lower Causeway.

The crew on the vessel will welcome aboard hometown and neighbourhood residents, cruise ship passengers, and tourists, many of whom will take the opportunity to visit downtown or the breakwater and Dallas Road.

The vessel will carry riders and their bikes, owners and their dogs, and families looking for a new experience travelling from Ogden Point to downtown.

It began service last Saturday.

 

 

Just Posted

Police actions under investigation following Langford arrest

IIO investigates officer-related incidents that result in serious harm

Victoria woman, 76, challenges alcohol-screening laws after failing to give breath sample

Norma McLeod was unable to provide a sample because of her medical conditions

Victoria council looks to self-impose carbon tax on staff airfare

A new carbon pricing fee would put additional funds into the city’s Climate Action Reserve

Gas stations could push to 167.9 cents a litre this week

Analyst says high prices are due to supply and demand

United Way celebrates volunteers, contributors in Greater Victoria area

$4.7 million was raised in 2018 thanks to the work of hundreds of people

WATCH: Cougar saunters through Metchosin yard

Spring cougar sighting caught on camera

Wanted by Crime Stoppers

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

POLL: Do you think the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris should be rebuilt?

Images of one of the word’s most iconic landmarks were seared into… Continue reading

‘B.C. cannot wait for action’: Top doctor urges province to decriminalize illicit drugs

Dr. Bonnie Henry says current approach in ‘war on drugs’ has criminalized and stigmatized drug users

New report on 2017 wildfires calls for better coordination with B.C. First Nations

Tsilhqot’in National Government documents 2017 disaster and lists 33 calls to action

B.C. youth coach banned amid sexual harassment, bullying scandal: Water Polo Canada

Justin Mitchell can’t take part in Water Polo Canada events or clubs

Wilson-Raybould: Feds want to just ‘manage the problem’ of Indigenous Peoples

Former federal justice minister speaks at First Nations Justice Council meeting in B.C.

Island Cup set for East Sooke on May 3-5

Off-road racing event expected to attract over 50 racers

Female real estate agents warned of suspicious man in Metro Vancouver

The man requests to see homes alone with the female agent, police say

Most Read