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Art, Artists & Entertainment

The Pioneer Theatre & Loft
Offers information on accommodation, entertainment, food & services, weather, directions, The Pioneer Theatre & Loft - movies, music & sports, PMC Fuel Dock & CAB Automotive.

Arts & Cultural Tourism
We have information about Artists, Galleries, Arts and Cultural activities and festivals - explore Super Artistic BC with us!

Art Guide
The Art Guide to British Columbia - a year round guide.

Nikyla Amanda Smith

Nikyla Amanda Smith
Australian Artist - Traditional Fine Art

Mark Ingram Photography
Professional freelance photographer based in Australia.

Federation of Canadian Artists
Established in 1941, a not-for-profit artist-run organization dedicated to the promotion and professional development of artist and services for art collectors.

Rolf Hicker (Rainbow Productions)
(Port McNeill) Professional travel, nature, tourism and wildlife stock photography by Rolf Hicker. His whale-watching photos of orcas on Northern Vancouver Island are awesome!

Van Dop Gallery

Alicia Young
Enjoy your visit with Alicia's delightful sculptures!


Airport Inn
A quality, modern full-facility hotel within walking distance of the airport and minutes away to BC Ferries and downtown Port Hardy.

Black Bear Resort
(Port McNeill) The new resort is "...a unique cedar paradise... forty beautiful new rooms... complimentary continental breakfast... laundry facilities...internet access...four wheelchair accessible rooms...meeting room to accommodate fifty to sixty people..."

Glen Lyon Inn & Suites
(Port Hardy) A Million Dollar view-modern accommodation at its best!

Haida-Way Motor Inn
(Port McNeill) Closest hotel to picturesque Telegraph Cove. Northern Lights Restaurant overlooking Port McNeill and its harbour.

McNeill's Restaurant & Inn
(Port McNeill) All the rooms in this motel have an exquisite view of the Port McNeill Harbour.

Quarterdeck Inn & Marina Resort
(Port Hardy) North Island’s newest inn. “Let us arrange the wilderness experience of a lifetime!”


Duval Point Lodge
Located in a protected bay about 15 min. by boat from Port Hardy – minutes from prime fishing.

Hidden Cove Lodge
Located between Port McNeill and Telegraph Cove. Waterfront lodge and cottages. Trip combinations available.

Malei Island Lodge
“…the unique diving and fishing Resort in the beautiful untamed wilderness of B.C. Canada.”


Alder Bay Resort
(Located between Port McNeill and Telegraph Cove.) RV sites, boat launch, waterfront campsites, showers, laundry and store.

Cluxewe Resort
(15 min. North of Port McNeill)…offers 125 campsites as well as waterfront cottages on the shores of Broughton Strait. “Experience the meeting of the river and sea at the mouth of the Cluxewe.”

Telegraph Cove Resort
“No holiday to North Island is complete without a visit to this quaint Boardwalk village.” Fishing, campground, store, showers, and much, much more!

Marina & RV Park

Telegraph Cove Marina & RV Park
Welcome to Telegraph Cove Marina & RV Park...Telegraph Cove: One of the ten best wonders in all of Canada.

Heli-Ventures Resort

Nimmo Bay Resort
“One of life’s truly great adventures!” Lunch at 7000’ anyone? “To Fly is Human…To Hover, Divine”

Bed & Breakfast

Alderbrook B&B
(Port Hardy) Deluxe rooms and the warmth of a home. Minutes from the airport and BC Ferries.

At Water's Edge
Your home away from home...positioned along Beach Drive, prime waterfront...with a spectacular view...

Broughton Manor B&B
(Port McNeill) The three-storey manor rests snugly on the shoreline. A B&B with a story!

C-Shasta Bed & Breakfast
Offers private and tranquil guest accommodations in a charming & cozy home with the spanning views of the ocean & coastal mountains.

Dunroven Oxen Farm & Forge (B&B)
(Sointula) Two Brown Swiss Oxen trained to pull a 14’ freight wagon. There is a wood shop, an old-time fired forge and a 2- bedroom sea cottage. Stay & learn!

Oceanview B&B
(Port Hardy) “The most beautiful view seen anywhere on North Island!”

Seeview B&B
(Port McNeill) Close to downtown Port McNeill – a unique 5000 sq. ft. Austrian Chalet with a view.

Sointula Beach House
Sointula Beach House is a waterfront cottage with a private beach - sleeps 4-6.
Snowdrift Chalet is a ski-in, ski-out log chalet on the slopes of Mt. Cain. - sleeps 7-9.

Boat Rentals

Hardy Bay Boat Rentals
(Port Hardy) Fibreglass, covered boats, Coast Guard approved Guides available-salmon & bottom fishing.

Charters &/or Tours

Catala Charters & C-View B&B
(Port Hardy) Services offered-water taxi, harbour cruises, fishing, diving, kayak transport, whale watching, marine camping, day hikes, bed and breakfast…

Destiny River Adventures
(Vancouver Island) “…experience the excitement of rafting Vancouver Island rivers.

Moutcha Bay - "The Gateway to Nootka Sound. Marina, RV Park & Campground.

Pacific Eagle Aviation
(Alert Bay) Air Adventure Tours – the ultimate experience!

Tide Rip Grizzly Tours
Day trips to Knight Inlet grizzly bears departing Telegraph Cove.

Tolly Charters
(Port Hardy) “Experience some of the most beautiful scenery and best fishing in the world.”

Wayward Wind Charters
(Sointula) “We offer sailing with the orcas and/or First Nations Cultural site tours as well as log cabin accommodation.”

West Coast Helicopters

(Port McNeill) Flying for fun & tourism – Flying for fishing, film and photos – custom tours.

Bird Watching

Malcolm Island Birding Club
An informal group of individuals interested in bird life on Malcolm Island. There is plenty of information on new sightings, birding hotspots, events, downloads and birding links.

Diving / Charters

Sun Fun Divers
(Port McNeill) “Experience crystal clear water, kelp forests, & an abundance of sea life – wolf eels, ling cod, rockfish, sponges, anenomes & more…specialize in educational, fun and safe diving tours.”


Ecosummer Expeditions
“Ecosummer is the premier operator of active and educational adventure to fascinating destinations all over the world.” (since 1976)

Discovery Expeditions
(North Island) “We provide all supporting equipment for sea kayak trips to Johnstone Strait, Broughton Archipelago and Knight Inlet.”

Mothership Adventures
By day we will paddle the island-strewn fiords and inlets...happy in the knowledge that, by night, we return to hot showers, gourmet meals,...

North Island Kayaks
(Port Hardy & Telegraph Cove) Services offered: kayak lessons, day trips, rentals, courses, touring expeditions, and evening paddles.

Northern Lights Expeditions
Offers “…premium quality adventures – kayaking among the largest population of killer whales anywhere.”

Odyssey Kayaking
(Port Hardy) Offers instruction, sales and rentals, custom tours and self-guided tours.

Pacific Northwest Expeditions
Offers 3 & 6 day guided sea kayak tours and killer whale viewing tours in Johnstone Strait.

Sea Kayak Adventures
“Our Johnstone Strait sea kayaking trip begins near…Port McNeill…This is the best place on earth to see orcas and June through September are the prime orca viewing months.”

Spirit of the West Adventures Ltd.
Spirit of the West Adventures invites you to join them on one of their sea kayaking British Columbia tours around Vancouver Island.

Wild Heart Adventures
“Since 1990 we have been running quality sea kayaking expeditions…aimed at anyone “wild at heart” and “free of spirit”…meet new friends and learn something new about yourself.”

Whale Watching

Mackay Whale Watching
(Port McNeill) “…cruise aboard the newest and most innovative certified passenger vessel on the BC Coast.”

Seasmoke Whale Watching
(Alert Bay) “…experience the thrill of a unique sailing tour in the orca waters of Johnstone Strait…for some of the best whale watching in the world.”

Stubbs Island Whale Watching
(Telegraph Cove) “The ultimate experience!” – 60’ vessels are Coast Guard certified and are equipped with hydrophones for you to listen to whale vocalizations.


Hicker Photo
"Rolf Hicker is well known both nationally and internationally for his work as a nature photographer & filmmaker."
Don't miss Rolf's awesome photos of killer whales!

Vacation Planner

Vancouver Island Destinations
We look forward to assisting you in planning your visit to the North Island Region.

Learning and Parenting

Ross Young Counseling & Learning Center
Ross M. Young Counseling & Learning Center - offers learning assessments, family counseling, workshops, parenting and much more!

Miscellaneous Links

BC Ferries
Up-to-date sailing schedules, fares, current conditions, reservations, fleet information and much more!

Cape Scott Provincial Park
Up-to-date website on Cape Scott Park – a wilderness park with miles of trails…everthing you need to know!

Hardy Buoys Smoked Fish
(Port Hardy) “…the finest gourmet hot-smoked salmon…nothing but fresh, locally caught salmon, as well as farm raised Atlantic salmon, plus our own special ingredients for seasoning--the best hidden treasure around!

Mt. Cain Alpine Park
(North Island) A unique experience for skiers, snowboarders and backcountry explorers, for families and snow enthusiasts.

Orca Lab
Dr. Paul Spong's OrcaLab on Hanson Island in the waters of the Inside Passage of northern Vancouver Island includes sounds and a photo gallery of the OrcaLab surrounds.

Vancouver Island

Woodland Gardens
Woodland Gardens has one of the largest rhododendron collections in Western Canada with over 3000 varieties.

Whistler Hotels
Get deals on hotels and hotel vacation packages in Whistler, BC.

More Community Information – North Vancouver Island

Alert Bay
From this site you are able to look up all “Alert Bay Adventure” members and find out what they have to offer.

Village of Alert Bay - Municipality - Community and Tourism
Visit the awesome Alert Bay Visitor Info Centre 1-250-974-5024 or info@alertbay.ca

District of Port Hardy
“This site serves as our focal point to the whole world and provides information about the economic development opportunities, tourist activities the Chamber of Commerce and how to get to and from Port Hardy.”

Port Hardy and District Chamber of Commerce
Port Hardy and District Chamber of Commerce
To promote and improve trade and commerce and the economic, civic and social welfare of the district.

North Island Concert Society
"Promoting the Performing Arts on North Vancouver Island" - Ticket Information -
Up & Coming Performances, etc.

Port Hardy & District Chamber of Commerce
Excellent site for members’ services, attractions, links, industry, accommodations, etc.

Port McNeill & District Chamber of Commerce
Site provides excellent access and links to Chamber of Commerce members’ websites re: things to do, accommodation, services, etc.

Port McNeill (Town of)
Information on Harbour Facilities, e.g. services, rates & photos.

(Malcolm Island) Information on accommodation, campgrounds, hiking trails, services, history and many other ‘things to do’.

Village of Tahsis
“Located in the heart of Nootka Sound at the head of Tahsis Inlet. Come and enjoy the beautiful scenery surrounding Tahsis.

Village of Zeballos
Information re: accommodation, services, caving, climbing, kayaking, Nootka Sound, Kyuquot Sound, fish & sightseeing.

Our Weather Today

Art Portals

dART - The Internet Art Database


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