For driving instructions to the Backeddy Resort and Marina – click on the location marker in the map above, and then click on the information window once it pops up. In the drop down window under the search bar, press on the “Directions” icon, and enter in your starting location. This will give you the route to follow and the approximate driving time. Allow yourself approximately 1.5 hours for the trip from the Langdale Ferry Terminal to Backeddy – it’s only 88km, but the going is slow – relax and enjoy the drive!
BC Ferries offers ferry service between Vancouver and the Sunshine Coast 7 days a week with sailings approximately every 2 hours starting at 6:20 am from Langdale (7:25 am from Horseshoe Bay) until late evening. The ferry crossing takes 40 minutes each way and reservations are highly recommended during the summer months and long weekends.
If you’re joining us from Powell River, the ferry crossing from Saltery Bay to Earl’s Cove takes approximately 50 minutes, with sailings starting at 5:35 am from Saltery Bay (6:30 am from Earl’s Cove) until late evening 7 days a week.
Harbour Air has regularly scheduled flights between Vancouver, Nanaimo and Sechelt. Chartered flights from Sechelt to the Backeddy Marina are possible and the price depends on the number of people in your group. Air travel from Vancouver Harbour or from Nanaimo to Sechelt takes approximately 15 minutes. Prime Rentals in Sechelt have vehicles for rent and they offer pickup and delivery service from Porpoise Bay (pick up and delivery fees may apply – call 1-800-663-5534 to arrange). Sunshine Coast Air also flies out of Porpoise Bay/Sechelt to Vancouver and Nanaimo.
For a glimpse of the beautiful Sunshine Coast, check out this video! It takes you on a voyage from the city lights of Vancouver to the fabled waters of Princess Louisa Inlet and Desolation Sound. Along the way, visit seaside villages, hidden coves and sample pure West Coast hospitality.