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Getting Here


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Getting Here


Getting Here is easy, how you do it is up to you.

Let us help you get your adventure started. Click the buttons bellow to get complete information and directions on how to get to Gowlland Harbour Resort.

 
 
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Getting Here By Car


Getting Here By Car


To get here by car from Vancouver, you will need to take a ferry from the mainland (Tswwassen or Horseshoe Bay), then drive up island to Campbell River and catch the car ferry to Quadra Island. BC Ferries runs daily scheduled trips for both vehicles and walk-on passengers between ports on BC’s mainland and Vancouver Island. From Vancouver, you can catch the ‘Horseshoe Bay to Nanaimo’ ferry or the ‘Tswwassen to Duke Point’ ferry.


BC Ferries Routes

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Mainland to Vancouver Island
(approx. 1.5 to 2 hours sailing time, depending on route)
www.bcferries.com

Campbell River to Quadra Island
(approx. 12 minutes sailing time)
www.bcferries.com

For more information on BC Ferries fares, route details and times, visit www.bcferries.com or call (250) 386-3421 or 1-888-223-3779 toll-free. For reservations by credit card, call (604) 444-2890 or 1-888-724-5223 toll-free. You can also enquire about bus service on the ferry to take you to downtown Campbell River.

Driving directions from ferry terminal dock once you have arrived on Quadra Island
From the ferry ramp, continue driving up the hill and turning left onto Harper Road. Take your first right turn onto Heriot Bay Road, then your first left onto West Road. Drive along West Road until you come to Gowlland Harbour Road and turn left. Follow until you see the Gowlland Harbour Resort sign and driveway on the left at 823 Gowlland Harbour Road.


From the United States

Ferry service from the United States to Victoria, BC is offered on the high-speed catamaran, Victoria Clipper; the MV Coho; or Washington State Ferries from various ports in Washington. Victoria is located on the southern end of Vancouver Island and is approximately a three-hour drive to Campbell River.

Victoria Clipper
www.victoriaclipper.com
Passenger-only high-speed catamaran ferry service between Seattle, WA and Victoria, BC.
Tel: (206) 448-5000 or toll-free 1-800-888-2535.

MV Coho
www.cohoferry.com
Vehicle and passenger ferry between Port Angeles, WA and Victoria, BC.
Tel: (360) 457-4491

Washington State Ferries
www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries
Vehicle and passenger ferry between Anacortes, WA and Sidney (Victoria), BC.
Tel: (206) 464-6400 or toll-free 1-888-808-7977.


Car Rental Agencies

 

Budget Car Rental
www.budgetbc.com
Toll-free: 1-800-268-8900
Email: reservations@budgetbc.com

National Car Rental
www.NationalCar.ca
Toll-free: 1-800-227-7368

 
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Getting Here By Air


Getting Here By Air


Getting here by air is only a 45-minute direct flight from Vancouver International Airport to Campbell River Airport (YBL). From there, it’s a 15-minute (approx. 12 kms) drive by shuttle or taxi to the Campbell River ferry terminal, and a 12-minute car ferry ride to Quadra Island. Once landed on Quadra Island, the drive to Gowlland Harbour Resort is approx. 15 minutes.

From the Campbell River Airport there is a regular shuttle that runs between the airport and town (where the ferry terminal is). Best to prebook by phone at (250) 914-1010/toll-free: 1-855-787-8294 or email: crairportshuttle@gmail.com. The cost is usually $15 one way but please make sure to confirm the rate when you book. For passengers who need a ride from the Quadra Ferry Terminal to the Resort, please call Quadra Taxi at (250) 205-0505 or we can help you pre-arrange that when you book your stay.


From Vancouver, BC
Pacific Coastal Airlines
www.pacificcoastal.com
Service within B.C. Daily scheduled flights.
Toll-free: 1-800-663-2872

Air Canada
www.aircanada.com
Service from Canada & International points. Scheduled flights.
Toll-free: 1-888-242-2262

Central Mountain Air
www.flycma.com
Service from B.C. and Alberta.
Toll-free: 1-888-865-8585

From Alberta & other Canadian Cities
WestJet Air
WestJet flies into the Comox Valley Airport (YQQ), just a 45-minute drive south of Campbell River making this area easily accessible from Alberta and Eastern Canada.
www.WestJet.com

From Seattle, WA
Kenmore Air
www.kenmoreair.com
Service from Seattle. Scheduled and charter flights.
Toll-free: 1-866-425-9524

 
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Getting Here By Boat


Getting Here By Boat


Exploring by sailboat or yacht? Come visit us in protected Gowlland Harbour! Tie up at the Resort’s private dock and head over to our dining room for dinner and drinks—only steps from the water. Or drop anchor in the harbour and come ashore for a few nights’ stay in one of our hotel rooms! Enjoy king-size beds with premium linens, ensuite bathrooms with large walk-in showers and a continental breakfast with fresh baking each morning.

Water Taxi between Campbell River & Quadra Island
Discovery Launch Water Taxi, Tel: (250) 287-7577 | Website: www.DiscoveryLaunch.com
(approx. $6 pp each way, Feb. to Nov. Leaves from Coast Marina beside the Campbell River ferry terminal and runs to Quathiaski Cove on Quadra Island. Charter service for up to 11 passengers starts at $135 + tax for the group and can drop guests right at Gowlland Harbour Resort’s dock, by pre-booking.)

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Getting Here By Taxi


Getting Here By Taxi


Taxi Service In Campbell River

Bee Line Taxi
Tel: (250) 287-8383

287 Taxi
Tel: (250) 287-8294


Taxi Service On Quadra Island

Quadra Taxi
Tel: (250) 205-0505


Airport Shuttle
Campbell River Airport Shuttle,
Tel: (250) 914-1010
Toll-Free: 1-855-787-8294
Email: crairportshuttle@gmail.com
(approx. $15 pp each way, pre-book min. 24 hours in advance)


Water Taxi between Campbell River & Quadra Island
Discovery Launch Water Taxi, Tel: (250) 287-7577 | Website: www.DiscoveryLaunch.com
(approx. $6 pp each way, Feb. to Nov. Leaves from Coast Marina beside the Campbell River ferry terminal and runs to Quathiaski Cove on Quadra Island. Charter service for up to 11 passengers starts at $135 + tax for the group and can drop guests right at Gowlland Harbour Resort’s dock, by pre-booking.)

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Getting Here By Bus


Getting Here By Bus


 

Below are links to bus service on Vancouver Island and to Vancouver Island from Vancouver. You can also visit BC Ferries for more information at www.bcferries.com.

 

Bus Service on Vancouver Island

IslandLink Bus
www.islandlinkbus.com

Bus Service from Vancouver

Pacific Coach Lines
www.pacificcoach.com

Greyhound
www.greyhound.ca