For 2020 only, the MV Balfour will provide additional service beyond September 7th on the following days: September 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 20, 24, 25, 27.
- Passengers are required to stay in their vehicles.
- For protection of passengers and crew, indoor seating, food service and bathrooms are closed.
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. Foot passengers with masks 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|
|Osprey 2000||1:10 PM||1:10 PM||2:00 PM||2:00 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|