New barge stop connects Odgen Point to Selkirk Landing

Residents and tourists have more opportunities to travel along Victoria's harbour and waterfront facilities with a new barge stop.

  • Aug. 5, 2015 7:00 a.m.

Residents and tourists have more opportunities to travel along Victoria’s harbour and waterfront facilities with a new barge stop linking Odgen Point in James Bay to Selkirk Landing on the Gorge.

The James Bay Quay barge stop, created by Victoria Harbour Ferry and the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority, will be serviced by the 40-passenger James Bay Explorer will connect the Breakwater Barge to Fisherman’s Wharf and the Steamship Terminal in the Inner Harbour.

The vessel, which launched on Aug. 1, also carries bikes and dogs.

The quay is the 17th ferry stop on an overall route map that provides ferry services from the Ogden Point Breakwater through to the downtown area.

Trips from the Steamship Terminal will depart on the hour, Monday to Saturday between 1-9 p.m and will return on the half hour from Ogden Point. Sunday sailings are from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 

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