Lax Kw’alaams is located on the Northwest Coast of British Columbia, near Prince Rupert.

The community is accessible by the Spirit of Lax Kw’alaams, a daily ferry (see below for schedule and details), or by water taxi.

Schedule (May, 2023)

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday

Depart Aero Point 
7am, 9am, 4pm, 6pm

Depart Tuck Inlet
8am, 10am, 5pm, 7pm

Tuesday, Thursday

Depart Aero Point 
8am and 5pm

Depart Tuck Inlet
9am and 6pm


Depart Aero Point
11am and 4pm

Depart Tuck Inlet
12pm and 5pm

If you are travelling with a vehicle, please call 250.625.2445 to make a ferry reservation.



Vehicle and Driver Rate

$32 one way

Adult Rate

$21 one way

Senior/Student Rate

$15 one way

Children 5 and Under


Cash, purchase orders, and debit/credit card onboard or at the Band Office in Lax Kw’alaams


The Ferry leaves from Aero Point in Prince Rupert and arrives at Tuck Inlet. The ferry ride is approximately 40 minutes with a 15 minute drive to Lax Kw’alaams upon arrival.

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