To get to Vancouver Island you must fly or take a ferry. There is a provincially run transportation system called "The BC Ferries".
Even though I have ridden them often I always enjoy the trip. There are multiple links between various points on the mainland and the island. The ride is always scenic and if you're lucky you will see a pod of killer whales. If whales are spotted it is usually announced on the ferry PA system. Whales are rare but I have spotted seals quite often.
On this trip there were no whales but there was a seagull gliding along at the same speed as the ferry. There was a fair amount of fog in Active Pass, which is unusual for the late afternoon.
The "Spirit" class ferries run on the odd hours so they usually pass each other in Active Pass. The pass is quite narrow and the tidal current runs very swiftly. I was on the Spirit of British Columbia and the ship in the distance is the Spirit of Vancouver Island.
Fog in Active Pass
A Seagull Hovering
The Spirit Class Ferries
Scenery off the side
The Spirit of Vancouver Island