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BC Ferries has issued an advisory to customers who plan to travel between Victoria and Vancouver on this coming Saturday and the next.

In the coming week, hundreds of people associated with Scouts Canada are expected to travel to and from Southern Vancouver Island for the 2019 Scouts Canada Pacific Jamboree.

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The ferry company is therefore expecting high traffic for both foot passengers and vehicles on Saturday July 6th, and Saturday July 13th, for two specific travel times:

Saturday, July 6

Vancouver (Tsawwassen) to Victoria (Swartz Bay)
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 13

Victoria (Swartz Bay) to Vancouver (Tsawwassen)
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The Scouts Canada 2019 Pacific Jamboree is being held at Camp Barnard in Sooke from July 6th to 13th, 2019.

Those who wish to travel on these dates and times are asked to book a reservation, arrive significantly early, or consider a different itinerary, as these ferries are expected to fill up fast.