Cortes is a pristine semi-remote island in the Discovery Islands group, north of the Gulf Islands at the northern extent of Coast Salish territory.
Direct passenger travel from Campbell River to Cortes for Limina Gathering has been booked through Discovery Launch water taxi. The roundtrip price is $60.
The water taxi leaves at 12:00pm from Discovery Launch marina on Friday, August 31. It returns to Campbell River on Monday, September 3 at 1:00pm.
To book your spot on our water taxi, click on the ‘travel’ option when registering here. Space is limited.
Standard vehicle travel to Cortes is via a BC Ferries connector from Campbell River to Quadra Island, and from Quadra to Cortes.
To find the ferry schedule from Campbell River to Quadra go here: https://www.bcferries.com/schedules/northern/crqi-current.php
To find the connector ferry from Quadra to Cortes go here:
Connecting ferries to Cortes leave every 2 hours, from 9:00am to 6:30pm. These book up quickly in the summer and often entail a one-sailing wait, so arriving two hours early for a ferry is recommended.