Know Before You Go

Travelling safely and being informed is key to a happy holiday. Following protocols, knowing border details, and road & ferry closures or delays are essential. Check out the links below to be as informed as possible when travelling in the region.


As of June 20, 2022 

Those travelling within or leaving Canada are no longer required to provide proof of vaccination to board a plane or train.

All travellers entering Canada via air or land border are required to complete ArriveCan online or through the free mobile app before entry to Canada.

  • Fully vaccinated travellers are no longer required to complete a pre-entry test for travel to Canada.
  • Upon entry to Canada by air or at a land border crossing, travellers may be randomly selected for a mandatory arrival test completed with an approved test provider. Learn more here.
  • Travellers who don’t qualify as fully vaccinated must provide a valid pre-entry test to enter Canada.
  • Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated travellers entering Canada will continue to be tested with a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival and on Day 8 while they quarantine for 14 days.
  • Children ages 5-11 do not require a COVID-19 test to enter Canada if they are accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult.


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Responsible Travel

To make the most of your holiday we encourage you to be awesome, so that we can continue to stay awesome, while you are finding awesome. Following some general travelling conduct will help us all enjoy the region, all year round, and in the years to come. 

As protocols shift during COVID-19 please visit our BeCovidSmart page for more details, or visit the BC Ferry website . Lounge areas are open. BC Ferry Guidelines.

The Canadian border opens on August 9, 2021 for US travellers and September 7 for international travellers, at which point fully vaccinated travellers with a supporting negative COVID-19 test will be able to enter without quarantining for 14 days. There is no indication of a change in restrictions for unvaccinated travellers. Until these dates the border remains closed for international travel and we ask all our prospective visitors to wait until this time to visit.

See the Canadian Border Services Agency website for the latest updates.


Safe travels and if you have any questions, or comments about content on this page please email us at or call us at 250-352-7879.

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