Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia, is situated on the southern tip of Vancouver Island (Lat: 48 25.17 N; Lon: 123 22.13 W).
Subtly influenced by warm Japanese currents, Victoria’s climate is temperate. The South Island region is protected from North Pacific rains and winds by the rugged mountain ranges of the Olympics, Cascades, Coast Mountains and the Island Ridge.
Berthing At Ogden Point
The Breakwater District at Ogden Point has four deep-sea berths, all with excellent approaches, depths, decks and mooring. Pier A offers two berths (1,100 ft and 800 ft) and is home to a 100,000 ft2 warehouse. The two berths at Pier B have been extended to 1,040 ft with the installation of a mooring dolphin. All berths are between 31 to 35 feet of water alongside at zero tide. All berths are fitted with large hornhook bollards and have cylindrical rubber bumpers spaced along the dock face. Notice for rate change: for information on berthage rates and other fees at The Breakwater District, click here.
Ogden Point Bathymetry
|Harbour:||Open 24 hours, year round|
|No. of Berths:||4 (2 at Pier A; 2 at Pier B)|
|Length of Berths:||1,000 ft at Pier South A;
800 ft at Pier North A;
1,040 ft at Pier South B, North B
Shuttle Service: yes
Tugs Available: yes
|Accommodation:||Minimum Ship Stay: none
Maximum Ship Stay: none
Passenger Terminal: 2 (Pier A and Pier B)
Garbage Disposal: yes
Fresh Water: yes
|Pier/Pier Area:||Customs/Immigration: yes
Tourist Information: yes
Banking/Currency Exchange: yes
Public Telephones: yes
Public Toilets: yes
Post Office/Post Box: no
|Special Features:||Esquimalt Graving Dock, located 5.6 km (3.48 miles) from downtown Victoria, is one of the largest ship repair facilities on the west coast of North America, accommodating ships up to Panamax size.|
|Distances:||City Centre: 2.4 km (1.49 miles)
Airport: 29.5 km (18.33 miles) to Victoria International
|Shore Excursions:||Yes, extensive and varied. For detailed information, visit Destination Greater Victoria|
Other Services at Ogden Point
All facilities are modern, with paved parking, passenger transport and cargo storage areas and currently accommodate cruise ships during the Alaska season. Vessel services available include line handlers, passenger gangways, fresh water, baggage handling, garbage disposal, telephones and provisioning.
Services available for passengers at dockside include gift shops, foreign currency exchange, and pay telephones. Tour and shuttle buses, taxis and other forms of transportation are readily available for passenger excursions to the city centre and major tour attractions.Security and access is restricted to the berths with controlled access gates and Canada Customs and Immigration inspection areas are available at each pier for cruise ship passenger clearance.
The Camel Point Heliport (located at the entrance of 70 Dallas Road) is managed and operated by Pacific Heliport Services ltd. a wholly owned subsidiary company of Helijet International Inc.The Heliport is a categorized in the CFS (Canada Flight Supplement) as a Transport Canada certified Heliport with “PPR” (Prior Permission Required) status for landings and operations of helicopters.
For general inquiries regarding use of Camel Point Heliport for itinerant uses/users, please contact:
Pacific Heliport Services Ltd., Mr. Stephen Baxter, Victoria Heliport Manager at:
For general inquiries regarding use of Camel Point Heliport for long-term fixed base of operations by an Air Operator, please contact:
- Pacific Heliport Services Ltd., Ms. Aleks Bortkiewicz, General Manger
- Email: ABortkiewicz@helijet.com
You can also find more information on the Camel Point Heliport at Pacific Heliport Services Ltd’s website.