Traveling To Gabriola

Getting Off the Ferry

Departing the M.V. Quinsam, travel up the ferry hill for approximately 1 km. Take a LEFT onto North Road (at the Post Office), and head another 1 km passing through ‘The Village’. Gabriola Elementary will be on your Left side. Parking is in the school parking lot. View map below.

Gabriola Soccer Association plays all games on the Gabriola Elementary School Field.

Other Important Notes

BC Ferries asks all players to please wear street shoes while on the boat. No cleats on the ferry please.

Remember to sign in your players at the Nanaimo Ferry Booth. Soccer Players travel for free across to Gabriola!

Yes there are washrooms at the soccer field! They are located at the school by the car park. There are signs. If unsure, please ask the Gabriola Coach or any other member of the team.

Gabriola Ferry Schedule

Leave Nanaimo Harbour
5.45 am Daily except Sun, Dec 25 & Jan 1
6.45 am Daily

8.10 am Daily

9:25 am Daily

10:40 am Daily except Wed are (DC)
11:55 am Daily
1:10 pm Daily
2:25 pm Daily 
3:45 pm Daily
5:10 pm Daily
6:25 pm Daily
7:15 pm Daily
9:10 pm Daily
10:05 pm Daily except Wed
11:00 pm Daily

Leave Gabriola Island
5.15 am Daily except Dec 25 & Jan 1

6.20 am
7:35 am Daily except Sun
8:50 am Daily
10:05 am Daily
11:20 am Daily
12:35 pm Daily
1:50 pm Daily 
3:05 pm Daily
4:20 pm Daily
5:50 pm Daily except Wed are (DC)
7.00 pm Daily
8:40 pm Daily
9:40 pm Daily
10:35 pm Daily except Wed
DC: Wednesday sailings will be replaced by Dangerous Cargo sailings. No other passengers permitted.

You can view the most up to date ferry information on BC Ferries own website here. Or, would you like to see the ferrycam website?

Gabriola Soccer Field at Gabriola Elementary School

Gabriola Soccer Field