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General News · 3rd December 2020
Vancouver Island (Campbell River) - Quadra Island (Quathiaski Cove)

Two Ship Trial

December 3, 4 and 5**

BC Ferries’ newest vessel, Island Aurora, will sail on the Campbell River - Quadra Island route for an operational trial on December 3, 4 and 5. Those who need to travel for essential reasons can sail aboard the Island Aurora and experience this new class of vessel safely, while following COVID-19 protocols. The Island Aurora will sail in conjunction with the Powell River Queen, which will operate on its regular schedule during the trial.

On December 3, the Island Aurora will sail on the route while performing operational exercises. The vessel will not carry passengers or vehicles during this time.

On December 4 and 5, customers travelling for essential reasons may sail aboard the Island Aurora and regular fares will apply. The vessel will carry passengers and vehicles during the following times:

December 4
12:00pm – 5:30pm

December 5
7:30am – 5:30pm

As this is an operational trial, timing is subject to change without notice.

For more information or traffic updates please follow BCFerries on Twitter, visit our website at, or call us toll free at 1-888-BCFERRY (223-3779).
For the most up-to-date sailing and departure information we recommend customers view Current Conditions.