Shearwater's Local Services

Inspiring One-of-a-Kind Expedition

Much more than a fishing lodge, marina, and a wilderness eco-tour destination. Experience an unforgettable blend of scenic beauty of Shearwater and the thriving marine community on the Central Coast in British Columbia. We offer a variety of services, conveniences, and flexibility to support the diversity of need of our guests.

Adding a personal perspective to every encounter as it is meant to be and kind of exclusive, see how we can further impress you when you visit our shores!

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Shearwater & Bella Bella Seabus Schedule

Daily seabus services departing from Bella Bella's seabus terminal to/from Shearwater. 


Phone: 250-957-2540

40 passenger, Clowholm

24 passenger, Mar El Mist

12 passenger, Northern Lights

12 passenger, Shearluk

*Free for Local Residents - Monday to Thursday*

Current Schedule: As of September 14, 2015
Fare: $5 each way (round trip for local residents)
Children under 16 must be accompanied by adult

Depart Shearwater Depart Bella Bella
7:45 am Mon-Sat (Sun by Request) 8:00 am Saturday
9:00 am Daily 9:30 am Daily
10:00 am Daily 11:00 am Daily
11:30 am Daily 12:00 pm Daily
12:30 pm Daily 1:00 pm Daily
1:30 pm Daily 2:30 pm Daily
3:30 pm Daily 4:00 pm Daily
4:30 pm Daily 5:00 pm Daily
5:30 pm Daily 6:00 pm Daily
6:30 pm Daily 7:00 pm Daily
7:30 pm Daily 8:00 pm Daily
8:30 pm Daily 9:00 pm Daily
9:30 pm Daily 10:00 pm Daily

*Pricing and schedule are subject to change without notice*

Sunday - Thursday by request after 10:00 PM
Friday & Saturday continued as needed

Takeout delivery available for just $2.50

Activities Around Shearwater

Tumbling creeks, bracing Fjords, and fresh air make it a paradise for hikers, fisherman and photographers alike. Here are a few of our favorite destination activities and Shearwater - Whether visiting us for a few weeks or a few hours, there is always something exhilarating to do at Shearwater. Complimentary for all Shearwater guests the following activities:

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Grocery Store & Post Office

Shearwater is a bustling marine community on the Central Coast of British Columbia located just southeast of Bella Bella where visitors will find all the provisioning, supplies and staples they need.1500 sq foot general store that stocks a very wide selection of brand-name foods, ice, and supplies. 

Liquor Depot

Talk about convenience, the liquor depot is found right inside the grocery store carry the widest selection of liquor, including beer and wine on the central coast. Our pricing is on par with other provincially regulated liquor shops!

Winter/Spring hours
Day Hours
Grocery Store
Monday – Saturday
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Note: Closed every second Monday until 1:00 pm for freight
Canada Post 
Monday – Saturday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Marine & Hardware Store

Shearwater is a thriving community on the Central Coast, 60 miles west of Bella Coola on Denny Island where travelers will find all their hardware and marine services met. With over 70 years of supplier experience on the central coast, so we likely provide an ideal solution for almost anything that you might imagine or need.

*** Full selection of marine charts and a new and improved fishing wall ***

The Marine & Hardware store offers an incredibly wide selection of quality products. We have the best selection of both Salmon and Halibut fishing tackle available, offer electronics sales and service on the central coast. 

In the unlikely event that we don’t have exactly what you need, your specialty item can be special ordered and often received the next day by air freight, if necessary.

Winter/Spring hours
Day Hours
Marine Hardware Store
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:30pm (Closed 12 – 1pm for lunch)
10:00 am – 4:30pm (Closed 12:30 – 1pm for lunch)

Shearwater Marine is a licensed Volvo-Penta Sales & Service centre.

Central Coast Freight Service

Shearwater Marine Group’s freight department, Sea Island Terminals offers a scheduled freight service, including cooler and freezer service from Richmond B.C. to Port Hardy B.C., which is put on our barge, the 'Central Coaster', and transported by sea up to Hartley Bay and all points in between.

Airstrip and Helipad

Chartered or private aircraft are welcome at Denny Island. Our 3000’ paved airstrip on (call letters - CYJQ), has a large apron for long-term parking of aircraft. Our large waterside helipad or at the airstrip can accommodate private helicopters.

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