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 three water taxis provide both scheduled and charter service throughout the area. We operate year round with a capacity of 1 to 90 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.



A group of campers load aboard a Cormorant water taxi


Every weekend throughout the year we provide scheduled service on these routes:

  • Bowen Island
  • Horseshoe Bay
  • Sunset Marina
  • Bowyer Island
  • Gambier Island
  • Keats Island

Bowen Island Water Taxi scheduled late night service between Horseshoe Bay and Bowen Island:

Sunday to Thursday
Depart Snug Cove, Bowen Island


Depart Horseshoe Bay


Friday and Saturday
Depart Snug Cove, Bowen Island


Depart Horseshoe Bay


Charters 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