B.C. Ferries is reopening its gift shops on major routes and reinstating limited food services on its minor and northern routes.
The Passages onboard store reopens Friday on the Spirit of British Columbia and Spirit of Vancouver Island, travelling between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen, and on the Queen of Cowichan and Queen of Oak Bay, serving Nanaimo’s Departure Bay and West Vancouver’s Horseshoe Bay.
The Lands End Cafe building at Swartz Bay terminal has reopened with limited food offerings.
In June, limited food service was introduced on the three major routes between Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island, as well as on routes serving Metro Vancouver and the Sunshine Coast.
The Tsawwassen Quay Market and Nanaimo Quay Market at Departure Bay terminal have also reopened.
Packaged food and some hot items are available on sailings between Swartz Bay and the Southern Gulf Islands, Tsawwassen and the Southern Gulf Islands, Horseshoe Bay and Bowen Island, Powell River and Comox, the Sunshine Coast and Powell River, Port Hardy and Prince Rupert, and Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii.