Otter Bay ferry port in North Pender Island connects you with Tsawwassen in Canada with a choice of up to 19 ferry crossings per week. The duration of the Otter Bay to Tsawwassen crossing is from 1 hour 20 minutes and the crossing is operated by BC Ferries.
The island is so small that it is possible to cover much of it by foot, which is the popular choice considering the idyllic environment.
If you were to search for glorious mountainside and endless greenery, many of the pictures you find would be from Pender Island. The island resembles a postcard picture of picturesque views and stunning scenery; whole days can be spent wandering aimlessly in the sea of natural beauty that engulfs the landscape. Many use the island to escape from the stresses of modern life, whether it’s relaxing by the lake with a picnic or embarking on a leisurely stroll on one of the abundance of walking trails.
As well as the array of challenging hikes and spectacular views, the island is perfect for finding a spot on the beach to bask in the summer sun. Many coves and small caves are dotted around the shoreline for those that like to spend their time exploring their surroundings, and for visitors who are adept at watersports, snorkelling and scuba diving is available. After a day of activity, it is worthwhile heading to one of the restaurants to sample delicious local food; sea food is typically served as the day’s special, offering dishes that are fresh from the waters.
Situated on the north coast of North Pender Island, Otter Bay is a port belonging to Canada in North America. The only ferry route leaving the port is to Tsawwassen, supplied by BC Ferries and lasting for just under two hours.
1371 Otter Bay Road, North Pender Island, BC V0N 2M0
If you’re looking to spend a night at or near Otter Bay Ferry port before or after your trip or if you are looking for accommodation for your entire stay, please visit our Otter Bay Accommodation page for the best accommodation prices and one of the largest selections available online!