Hornby Island Water Taxi

Connecting you to the wonders of Hornby Island. Depart downtown Comox and arrive on beautiful Hornby Island within only 45 minutes. On the way, you might even spot some of the incredible marine wildlife that call this area home! 


Skip the ferries! Our Hornby Island water taxis are fast, safe, and convenient. Getting to Hornby Island has never been easier. 

See our Summer 2024 schedule below.


  • Fully insured and equipped vessels with comfortable heated cabins and onboard washroom facilities
  • 12 passenger capacity with ample cargo space
  • Transport Canada certified crew

$60 one way

Hornby Island day trip? When booking online, you will automatically receive $35 off at checkout if you book your return trip for the same day.

Hornby Island residents receive $20 off Hornby Island Water Taxis! Use the code “HORNBYLOCAL2024” at checkout. Proof of residence will be required upon check-in for your water taxi. The $35 discount on same day returns does not apply for Hornby Island residents.

Due to the extremely high cost and volatile pricing of fuel, there is a fuel levy added to all tours. 

Morning Schedule*


10:00am: Departs Comox Municipal Marina

10:45am: Arrives at Shingle Spit, Hornby Island


11:00am: Departs Shingle Spit, Hornby Island

11:45am: Arrives at Comox Municipal Marina

Evening Schedule*


5:00pm: Departs Comox Municipal Marina

5:45pm: Arrives at Shingle Spit, Hornby Island


6:00pm: Departs Shingle Spit, Hornby Island

6:45pm: Arrives at Comox Municipal Marina

*every Friday, Saturday, Sunday from June 28th – September 1st, 2024. Special dates added: July 1st (Canada Day) & August 5th (BC Day)

hornby island water taxi route

In Partnership with Hornby Bus

Take our convenient water taxi from Comox Municipal Marina and arrive on Hornby Island just in time to catch the famous Hornby Bus.

This Hop On Hop Off shuttle will deliver you to a number of locations around Hornby Island! Payment for the Hornby Bus is by donation.

Explore Hornby Island for the day and receive a discount on your water taxi, or stay a while and schedule your return water taxi with us for the end of your trip.

hornby bus schedule


On this beautiful island, live meaningfully, connect with community, and inhabit a world of spectacular beauty. 

Visit stunning beaches, discover arts and culture, and unwind in the serenity of this Gulf Island paradise.


Don’t miss out on these savings for our 4 Hour Whale & Wildlife Tour in Campbell River, BC. 

Use the code “4SPRING2024” at checkout on dates from May 18th – June 21st!