Take a ferry from Port Hardy and explore the exciting Inside Passage and the northern British Columbia coast. An adventure in itself, the Inside Passage and Discovery Coast Passage ferries travel to towns on the mainland, including Prince Rupert, aboard the Northern Adventure, and Bella Coola, aboard the Queen of Chilliwack.
Ferry travel is also a great way to see wildlife, including marine birds and whales, which are often seen on the voyage. The ferries also take passengers to the Queen Charlotte Islands and other islands along the upper northwest coast of British Columbia. With ferry service to several enticing ports of call, Port Hardy is a great place to begin your northwest coastal expedition.
From Port Hardy, travel north through the Inside Passage. Sail between islands and the mainland en route to Prince Rupert. From there, visitors can also travel west to Skidegate and Alliford Bay on the Queen Charlotte Islands. The Inside Passage is a calm route, and has been frequented by travellers for centuries.
Port Hardy is also a great place to start your visit of small coastal communities. With regular service during the summer only, the Discovery Coast Passage ferry takes visitors from Port Hardy to several unique communities on the BC coast, including Bella Coola, Ocean Falls, Shearwater, Klemtu and Bella Bella.
So hop on board for a nautical journey you won’t soon forget. With a whale’s eye view of fjords, inlets and coastal communities, the ferry from Port Hardy is a great way to travel!
Other Vancouver Island Ferry Services
- Black Ball Ferry Line (Victoria to Port Angeles Vehicle & Passenger Ferry)