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Water Taxi

There's so much to see in Victoria — far too much to see on foot alone. Make the most of your day by catching a Water Taxi at any of our 14 stops conveniently located near Victoria's best attractions, restaurants, and landmarks.

Simply give us a call on 250-514-9794 from the dock of any of our stops and you'll be on your way.

Please Note: Our vessels only accept credit cards and debit cards

FIND YOUR RATE

Your fare is determined by the length of travel and which stop you hop off at. Calculate your trip cost by using the calculator below, or downloading the PDF Fare Chart.

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Hop Rewards

Earn a free ride with our Hop Rewards Loyalty Program. Get the eighth hop for free when you collect seven stamps. Hop Cards are for individual use only.  

HAPPY BOATS

From the moment you step aboard, you'll be greeted by the salty ocean breeze and the friendliest folks you'll ever meet. Victoria Harbour Ferry has been connecting locals and visitors to the city's waterfront neighbourhoods, parks and communities for almost 30 years. Our experienced captains are known for their love of the ocean, passion for storytelling, and unrivaled safety records. Join us on the water and see why our boats are the happiest little boats in the harbour!

Water Taxi Stops

Our water taxis will transport you to any of our designated ferry stops within the harbour and surrounding waterways. Requesting a ride is easy! Simply give us a call on 250-514-9794 from the dock of any of the stops below and you'll be on your way.

Selkirk Landing

Selkirk Landing is where the Glo Restaurant is located, along with access to the Galloping Goose Regional Trail, and the historical Selkirk Bridge.

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Point Ellice House

Built in 1861, Point Ellice House is a National Heritage site overlooking the waters of Victoria’s scenic Gorge Waterway. 

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Dockside Green

Dockside Landing is your entry way to the historic neighbourhood of Victoria West. Just a few steps away from the Galloping Goose Trail, the harbour pathway system and only steps away from downtown.

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Chinatown

The gateway to Victoria's Chinatown and Design District. Go shopping on Johnson Street, visit the historic Fantan Alley or one of the many restaurants in the area.

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Old Town

This ferry stops is positioned in the middle of downtown Victoria. Enjoy the panoramic views of the Inner Harbour or walk up to Old Towne and Bastion Square.

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Red Fish Blue Fish

Located at the bottom of Broughton Street, this ferry stop is right next to the world-famous Red Fish Blue Fish food truck!

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Empress Dock

Located on the dock across the street from the Fairmont Empress Hotel, the Empress Dock is the main hub for our ferries. Our captains and sales staff are stationed at this dock to serve you.

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Delta Dock

Located across the bridge from the downtown area, this stop sits in front of the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort and Spa.

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Songhees Landing

Just a short walk from the Victoria International Marina and Spinnakers Brewpub, this ferry stop is in the middle of the beautiful Songhees Walkway.

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Coast Marina

Visit the Coast Victoria Harbourside Hotel & Marina and check out their amazing Blue Crab Seafood House for some of the best seafood in Victoria! Stroll along the beautiful David Foster Harbour Pathway, all the way to the Inn at Laurel Point Hotel where you can watch the floatplanes, the Coho and Clipper ferries.

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Fisherman’s Wharf

This is by far our most popular stop. Unique waterfront experience with a lively mix of float homes. Here you can enjoy whale watching, kayaking and fishing. Hungry? Grab a meal on the docks! There’s something for everyone!

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West Bay Marina

Hop off a ferry at our West Bay stop and check out this funky marina! Nestled in Esquimalt, this marina has a mix of vessels and beautiful float homes. Visit this unique stop and enjoy a walk on the Songhees Walkway all the way downtown!

This ferry ride is subject to change, so please ask us for more information.

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Harbour Air

This stop is adjacent to the entrance of the Harbour Air airport entrance, making it easy for you to hop to or from any of our ferry stops before or after your flight.

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Railyards Landing

Residential area with interesting industrial style condos, and entry into Victoria West.

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STROLLERS & WHEELCHAIRS

Our ferry interiors are quite narrow and are only accessible for passengers with collapsible wheelchairs. All passengers must be capable of taking a few steps while boarding and unfortunately, we are unable to safely transport passengers that must remain in their wheelchair.

Strollers must be folded up prior to boarding and small children securely held by a parent or guardian. However, keep in mind that some strollers are simply too large to fit on board our ferries.

Please also note that dock ramps can become very steep due to tidal changes and access may be limited at certain times of the day.

DOGS & PETS

Dogs are welcome at the discretion of your Captain. For the comfort of all passengers, all dogs must be dry, leashed, and well behaved.

Pets are allowed as long as they are in small, hand-held cages.

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QUESTIONS

Find answers to our most frequently asked questions. Still have questions? Our friendly staff are always happy to help! Give us a call, send a quick email or better yet— stop by the dock and have a chat!

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