- The 1:10 from Balfour and 2 pm from Kootenay Bay sailings are cancelled for increased sanitation.
- For protection of passengers and crew, indoor seating, food service and bathrooms are closed.
- Passengers are required to stay in their vehicles.
- The Osprey is running on the winter schedule until traffic increases.
The 35 minute ferry crossing between Kootenay Bay (east) and Balfour (west) is the longest scenic free ferry crossing in the world. Scroll down for Webcam and Ferry Schedule.
Operated by the Ministry of Highways, the Osprey 2000 runs year round
and the smaller Balfour ( boat not place) in summer months. Restaurants and public bathrooms are on both side as well as on the Osprey. Foot passengers can walk on at any sailing to enjoy the lake cruise. Bus Schedule from Nelson
View a larger version of the web cam.
|Balfour Terminal||Kootenay Bay Terminal|
|Osprey 2000||6:30 AM||6:30 AM||7:10 AM||7:10 AM|
|Osprey 2000||8:10 AM||8:10 AM||9:00 AM||9:00 AM|
|Osprey 2000||9:50 AM||9:50 AM||10:40 AM||10:40 AM|
|M.V. Balfour||10:40 AM||11:30 AM|
|Osprey 2000||11:30 AM||11:30 AM||12:20 PM||12:20 PM|
|M.V. Balfour||12:20 PM||1:10 PM|
|M.V. Balfour||2:00 PM||2:50 PM|
|Osprey 2000||2:50 PM||2:50 PM||3:40 PM||3:40 PM|
|M.V. Balfour||3:40 PM||4:30 PM|
|Osprey 2000||4:30 PM||4:30 PM||5:20 PM||5:20 PM|
|M.V. Balfour||5:20 PM||6:10 PM|
|Osprey 2000||6:10 PM||6:10 PM||7:00 PM||7:00 PM|
|Osprey 2000||7:50 PM||7:50 PM||8:40 PM||8:40 PM|
|Osprey 2000||9:40 PM||9:40 PM||10:20 PM||10:20 PM|