There are a few water taxi services which cater to Salt Spring Island and the other Southern Gulf Islands. Which you choose will depend on where you’re coming from and where you’re going.
Here are details on a handful of services which offer passenger transport to Salt Spring…
On Salt Spring
» Gulf Islands Water Taxi
If you’re already on Salt Spring, and you want to tour around or visit another Gulf Island, this company has a handful of vessels operating out of Ganges Harbour on Salt Spring Island.
They are long-time transporters of school kids from surrounding islands who attend classes on Salt Spring. And they offer passenger service to visitors throughout the Southern Gulf Islands.
You can also book charter rentals for a whale watching trip, bicycle tour or special event. Contact: 250-537-2510
If you’re coming over from Vancouver Island for a spell on Salt Spring, or a multi-island tour, you may wish to use one of the off-island services…
» Vancouver Island Water Taxi
Offers transport to the Gulf Islands for up to 6 people (plus cargo, including bicycles) from their location in Cowichan Bay. Take an Eco tour or whale watching excursion to really see the rugged beauty of the coast.
They also do an occasional jaunt to Salt Spring for the Saturday Market and a tour featuring a few places of interest on the island (i.e. vineyards, historical sites, etc.) – Booking office: 250-710-7174
» Docside Charters
Based out of Swartz Bay (near Sydney), the major focus of this service is diving tours. However, they also offer a passenger service. – Booking office: 250-217-4488