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V2V Empress Downtown Vancouver
V2V offers a premium cruise service linking Downtown Vancouver and Downtown Victoria. On board the V2V Empress, a 38.5-metre catamaran, passengers sail under the Lions Gate Bridge, through the beautiful Gulf Islands, and directly into Victoria’s Inner Harbour.
V2V offers two classes of service: Premium Class on the main deck features comfortable leather seating and locally sourced food and beverages available for purchase; Royal Class includes a light three-course meal, a welcome drink and unlimited non-alcoholic beverages served at your seat. Royal class also offers more spacious seating, with reclining seats and footrests. All passengers have access to free-on-board WiFi, individual USB and international power ports in all seats, the scenic outdoor observation deck, and a selection of BC beer, wine, and cider available for purchase.

The downtown departure and arrival points are located within close proximity of key hotels, restaurants, parks, shopping, museums, transportation and sightseeing services, and local attractions.

Departure and Arrival Information - Seasonal Service from March 15th, 2019 to October 31st, 2019:

March 15th - April 15th, 2019 and October 1st - October 31st, 2019: Daily departures from Vancouver at 8am, and daily departures from Victoria at 2pm.

April 16th - September 30th, 2019: Day Trips to Victoria Schedule - daily departures from Vancouver at 8am, and daily departures from Victoria at 4:30pm.

Additional Features: The vessel is a high-speed passenger catamaran with the capacity to hold 242 passengers and it is equipped with a ride-control system to increase ride stability during rough sea conditions. The journey time between cities is three and a half hours, weather and safe navigation permitting. The on-board menu features a fantastic selection of locally-sourced food, including a curated list of BC beers, wines, and ciders for purchase.

Each ticket includes one free checked bag weighing up to 50lbs. Additional pieces of luggage, or items such as bicycles or golf clubs, can be added to your ticket for CA$25 each.

The vessel is handicap-accessible/barrier-free on the Premium Class level/Main Deck.

Consumer Protection BC – Travel Agent License Number 76525

V2V Vacations

470 Belleville ST Steamship Terminal

Victoria, BC V8E 1W9

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