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General News · 25th January 2019
The Powell River Queen has resumed service, the vessel will shuttle until traffic is cleared. Additional service between Quadra Island and Cortes Island will be provided as well.

Service Notice - Water Taxi Service
Vancouver Island (Campbell River) - Quadra Island (Quathiaski Cove)

Terminal Mechanical Difficulty

A water taxi service is in place until the Quathiaski Cove ramp is repaired

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Note: This Service Notice applies to the following route(s):
- Vancouver Island (Campbell River) - Quadra Island (Quathiaski Cove) Update as of 1:37 pm:

Please be advised that the Powell River Queen is holding in dock in Campbell River due to a mechanical difficulty involving the ramp in Quathiaski Cove on Quadra Island.

A 12 person and 8 person water taxi have been arranged to shuttle between Campbell River and Quathiaski Cove until further notice.

We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience you may experience as a result of this issue.

We are working to resolve the issue and we will keep you informed as soon as more information becomes available.

Our goal is to inform our customers as early as possible of any changes to our scheduled sailings. We recommend that for the most up-to-date sailing and departure information our customers also follow BCFerries on Twitter, visit our Current Conditions webpage at or call us toll free at 1-888-223-3779.

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