How to Get to Salt Spring Island - Travel Information

Uniglobe on Salt Spring Island is a travel agency across from the visitor centre (The Salt Spring Chamber of Commerce) and can help with your travel plans. Their contact number is: 1-877-274-4168 or 250-537-5523

The Salt Spring Visitor Information Centre 
is located at 121 Lower Ganges Road 1-866-216-2936 or 250-537-5252

By Boat

There are 3 Ferry Routes. Arrivals and Departures for Vancouver go via Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal to Long Harbour. The Ferry from Crofton on Vancouver Island arrives at Vesuvius, and the Ferry from Swartz Bay near Victoria on Vancouver Island arrives via Fulford Harbour.  1-888-BC-FERRY (1-888-223-3779) 

By Plane

Harbour Air Seaplanes flies directly to Ganges Harbour via Vancouver Harbour or Richmond (YVR South) toll free: 1-800-665-0212 or direct: 250-537-9880 

Salt Spring Air flies directly to Ganges Harbour from Maple Bay on Vancouver Island, Vancouver Harbour and South Vancouver (YVR), toll free: 1-877-537-9880 or direct: 250-537-9880

Sea Air Seaplanes fly directly from Richmond (YVR) to Ganges Harbour, toll free: 1-800-447-3247 

Traveling While on Salt Spring

Salt Spring Transit (Bus) Daily Service within Ganges, Long Harbour, Vesuvius, Fernwood and Fulford  meets most ferries and will transport you throughout the island. The buses are equipped to carry bicycles and all your gear. Cash fare $2.25. Monthly passes available. Transports people with mobility difficulties. Available for community events. No service on Sundays or Holidays. Direct: 250-537-6758

Car & Scooter Rentals on Salt Spring 

Offering a variety or economy, mid size and full size cars, sun's, vans and trucks. New scooters available for 4 hour, 7 hour and 24 hour rentals. Pick up and drop off service to the float plane dock and some of the ferry terminals when possible. Open everyday.
Email: or call direct: 250-537-3122/5810

Salt Spring Taxi

Silver Shadow Taxi - Taxi, Tours & Deliveries Direct: 250-537-3030 Cell: 250-538-8890

Gulf Islands Water Taxi is your link to our Island Neighbourhood. Daily service to Mayne, Pender and Galiano Island. Located at the Visitors Dock, Central Ganges. Regular passengers include cyclists, golfers, hikers, sight-seers, kayakers. In addition, over 100 school children are transported daily throughout the year. Charters available; three 40 passenger vessels and one 12 passenger vessel to choose from. All boats are Coast Guard inspected and fully licensed. or direct: 250-537-2510 


Jan Macpherson
Jan Macpherson
#104, 150 Fulford Ganges Road Salt Spring Island BC V8K 2T8