Water Taxi Travel in Howe Sound

Cormorant Marine Water Taxi

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

  • Horseshoe Bay

  • Sunset Marina

  • Lions Bay

  • Gibsons

  • and of course, Snug Cove


See maps of the areas we explore.

Our four water taxis provide both scheduled and charter service throughout the area. 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

  • Hikers

  • Tours

  • Emergency and essential services:

    • Personal

    • Ambulance

    • B C  Hydro

    • Coast  Guard
      (Auxilliary Member since 1980)

    • RCMP

    • Bowen Island Volunteer Fire and Rescue

    • C-TOW Marine Assistance


When you call to reserve, other schedule options may be suggested. Quite often there will be additional departures on weekdays as well as weekends.



Throughout the year we provide service on these routes:

  • Bowen Island

  • Anvil Island

  • Horseshoe Bay

  • Sunset Marina

  • Bowyer Island

  • Gambier Island

  • Keats Island

  • Pasley Island

  • Sunshine Coast

  • and much more



This affects the Bowen Island Water Taxi scheduled late night service and commuter runs between Horseshoe Bay and Bowen Island

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this service interruption.

Charters continue to be available at any time!

Talk with us! Call Brian Biddlecombe at 

(604) 250-2630

RR#1  A-4, Snug Cove,
Bowen Island, BC   V0N 1G0

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Cargo Policy


Please call to make sure there is space for your cargo on all scheduled trips. Additional charges may apply. Please consult with the boat skipper or call for special loads.


To change your reservation please call Cormorant Marine minimum 2 hours prior to departure.