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V2V Empress
Cruise the Coast in Style...

The Experience:

V2V offers daily luxury cruise service between 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 stylish classes of service: Premium is seated on the main deck and features comfortable leather seating and locally sourced food and beverages available for purchase. Royal offers more spacious seating on our upper deck, with reclining seats and footrests. Royal also includes a three course meal served at your seat and a welcome beverage from our locally sourced beer, wine, and cider list. All passengers have access to free WiFi, USB and power ports in all seats, and the outdoor rooftop observation deck.

The downtown departure and arrival points are located within close proximity to key hotels, restaurants, parks, shopping, museums, transportation services, and local attractions. Departure from Victoria is scheduled for 9:00am daily, and departure from Vancouver is daily at 1:30pm. Overnight mooring of the vessel is at the Victoria terminal, and the vessel is bookable for hosted evening charters, receptions, meetings, and pre/post conference functions.

Additional Features:
The vessel is a high-speed passenger catamaran with the capacity to hold 256 passengers.
The vessel is equipped with a ride-control system to increase ride stability in the event of rough sea conditions.
The journey time between cities is three 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 of golf clubs, can be added to your ticket for $25 each.
The main deck of the vessel is handicap-accessible/barrier-free from both terminals.
Tickets can be booked by calling 1-855-554-4679 toll-free between 9AM and 5PM PST, or online at

V2V Vacations

470 Belleville ST

Victoria, BC V8E 1W9

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