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Cormorant Water Taxi

Photography, Noam Olsson, 2023

Scheduled & Chartered
Water Taxi Service for
Howe Sound

Online Booking is available for scheduled services running between Horseshoe Bay / Sunset Marina to Bowyer Island, Halkett Bay, Long Bay, Sea Ranch / Artaban and intermediate docks as well as Center Bay, West Bay and Gambier Harbour. 

All other bookings, including Keats Island, Anvil Island, Pasley Island or Sunshine Coast and charters please call our dispatch on (604) 250-2630

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Online Booking
Gambier Island Service

Book one way online tickets or take advantage of our preferred pricing eCards loaded with either 10 or 20 trips. 

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Gambier Island

Photography, Noam Olsson, 2023

The Cormorant at McNab Creek

About Cormorant Water Taxi

Travel with someone who knows these waters. We've been running the Cormorant Water Taxi service in Howe Sound since 1978. Our home port is Snug Cove on Bowen Island, BC. Points of departure throughout Howe Sound include:

From or to your private dock, or government dock

Horseshoe Bay

Sunset Marina

Lions Bay

Gambier Harbour, and of course, Snug Cove on Bowen Island

Where we go

Our five water taxis provide both scheduled and charter service throughout the area as well as BC Ambulance service with the Bowen Responder (see Our fleet). We operate year round with a capacity of 1 to 100 passengers.

Transport is provided to:

  • Recreational properties

  • Church camps

  • Island residents

  • Construction crews and freight

  • Film Production

  • Weddings

  • Hiking destinations

  • Tours

The Bowen Responder is always ready to transport people to the mainland in an emergency

We also provide

  • Emergency and essential services:

    • Ambulance

    • B C  Hydro

    • Coast  Guard   (Auxiliary Member since 1980)

    • RCMP

    • Bowen Island Volunteer Fire and Rescue

    • Marine Assistance

Coast Mountains looking East on Howe Sound between Gambier Island and Bowen Island
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