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Nature Tours

Wild things roam here. Just visiting out region is a nature tour. Expect your first sightings to be majestic bald eagles riding the updrafts overhead or perhaps a black bear munching on sweet grass at the edge of Highway 19 (locally known as “bear alley”). The Roosevelt Elk and Vancouver Island Marmot are unique to the region. Great blue herons fish at the edge of estuaries that echo with the sweet call of songbirds.

The Vancouver Island North region includes a section of the mainland coast that is renowned as one of the world’s finest destinations for grizzly bear sightseeing. Day tours depart from Telegraph Cove to Knight Inlet by boat, and multi-day tours (including accommodation at a floating wilderness lodge) head to the Great Bear Rainforest from Port Hardy by floatplane.

Port McNeill, Wilderness Destinations
Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort
Wilderness Destinations
Spirit of the West Adventures
Port McNeill, Wilderness Destinations
Hook’n Them Up Fishing Charters
Alert Bay, Cape Scott Park, Coal Harbour, Port Alice, Port Hardy, Port McNeill, Telegraph Cove
Waivin' Flags Taxi
Port Hardy
Save On Foods
Port Hardy
Tides and Tales Sport Fishing Adventures
 Open Now
Port Hardy
Royal LePage Advance Realty Port Hardy
 Open Now
Wilderness Destinations
Devil's Bath Recreation Site
Sointula
Sointula Hostel
Port McNeill
Clint Beek (Keogh Lake) Recreation Site
Port McNeill
Coastal Waves Fine Art
Port McNeill
Dalewood Inn
Wilderness Destinations
Maynard Lake Recreation Site
Alert Bay
Midnight Sun Adventure Travel
Port Hardy
NoBull Charters
Port McNeill, Telegraph Cove
Roxy's Diner Food Truck
Holberg
Scarlet Ibis Restaurant Pub
Port McNeill, Wilderness Destinations
Broughton Archipelago Paddler's Inn
Port McNeill
North Island Marina
Port McNeill, Wilderness Destinations
Leisure Suit Charters
Telegraph Cove
Drift Inn
Port Hardy
Mo's Restaurant
Port Alice
Rumble Beach Fishing Charters
Port McNeill
Sun Fun Divers
Coal Harbour, Port Hardy, Port McNeill, Woss, Mount Cain & The Nimpkish Valley
Mount Waddington Regional Transit
Sointula
Bere Point Regional Park Campsite
Port Hardy, Wilderness Destinations
Great Bear Lodge
Port Hardy
First Choice B&B
Port McNeill
Pete's Salmon Charters
Port Hardy
North Coast Trail Backpackers
Telegraph Cove
Telegraph Cove Art Gallery
Port Hardy
Fish Harder Charters
Sointula
Bere Road Guest House
Port Hardy
Bear Cove Cottages
Wilderness Destinations, Winter Harbour
Grant Bay Recreation Site
Port McNeill
Haida Way Hotel
Cape Scott Park, Wilderness Destinations
Cape Scott Provincial Park: North Coast Trail
Port Alice
Marble River Provincial Park
Port Hardy
Scotia Bay Resort
Port McNeill
Alder Bay Kayak
Telegraph Cove
Telegraph Cove Marina & RV Park
Port Hardy
Port Hardy RV Resort & Log Cabins
Winter Harbour
Cape Scott - Winter Harbour Cottages
Wilderness Destinations
Ecosummer Expeditions
Port Hardy
Jim's Castle Point Charters
Port Hardy
k’awat’si Tours
Winter Harbour
The Outpost at Winter Harbour
Sointula
Orca Lodge
Alert Bay
Alert Bay Lodge
Wilderness Destinations
Eternal Fountain Recreation Site
Wilderness Destinations
Orca Dreams
Sointula
Harmony Gardens Gallery
Wilderness Destinations
Kathleen Lake Recreation Site
Port McNeill
Wendy Glos Art
Port McNeill
Vancouver Island Photo Tours
Port Hardy
UB Diving LTD
Wilderness Destinations
Nahwitti River Trail
Port McNeill
Subway
Sointula
Whale's Rub Pub
Alert Bay, Port Hardy, Port McNeill, Sointula
BC Ferries
Alert Bay
Seine Boat Inn
Cape Scott Park, Wilderness Destinations
MB Guiding
Alert Bay
Alert Bay Boat Harbour
Port Hardy
Hardy Buoys Smoked Fish
Sointula
Jan's Place
Port Hardy
Quarterdeck Inn & Marina
Port McNeill
Humpback Inn
Winter Harbour
Winter Harbour Campground & RV
Winter Harbour
Winter Harbour Lodge
Winter Harbour
Kwaksistah Regional Park Campsite
Sointula
Upper Crust Bakery
Port Alice
Marble River Recreation Site
Port Hardy
Sockeye Cottages
Alert Bay
Sea Glass Cabin
Port Hardy
Budget Rent-a-Car
Port Hardy
Georgie Lake - Sites & Trails BC
Wilderness Destinations
Farewell Harbour Lodge
Wilderness Destinations
Schoen Lake Provincial Park
Telegraph Cove
Old Saltery Pub
Port Hardy
National Car and Truck Rentals
Alert Bay
Sea Glass Suite
Port Hardy
Port Hardy Museum & Gift Shop
Port Hardy
Market Street Cafe & Bakery
Port Hardy, Port McNeill
Seven Hills Golf & Country Club
Port Hardy
West Coast Community Craft Shop
Alert Bay
The Cook Shack
Wilderness Destinations
Sailcone Grizzly Bear Lodge
Port McNeill
Marketplace IGA
Alert Bay
The Bayside Inn & Grill
Sointula
Sointula Museum
Telegraph Cove, Wilderness Destinations
At the Water's Edge Adventures
Port Hardy
Tex Lyon Trail
Sointula
Royal LePage Advanced Realty
Port McNeill
Outer Shores Expeditions
Knight Inlet, Wilderness Destinations
Knight Inlet Lodge
Port Hardy
Wildwoods Campsite
Wilderness Destinations
SeaRose Studio
Woss, Mount Cain & The Nimpkish Valley
Vernon Lake - Sites & Trails BC
Wilderness Destinations, Winter Harbour
Raft Cove Provincial Park
Port Alice
Inlet Haven Bed & Breakfast
Holberg
Ronning's Garden
Port McNeill
WiZard of Felt & Fusion
Port Hardy
Sporty Bar & Grill
Port McNeill, Wilderness Destinations
Maple Leaf Adventures
Port Alice
Frigon Bed & Breakfast
Port Hardy
Town Taxi
Port Hardy
Port Hardy RV Resort & Log Cabins
Port Hardy, Wilderness Destinations
North Coast Trail Shuttle
Port Hardy
North Coast Cottages
Port Hardy
Airport Inn
Port Hardy
nax'id' Pub
Port Hardy
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Port Hardy
Scotia Bay B&B
Port Hardy
Karai Sushi
Quatsino
Quatsino Lodge
Wilderness Destinations
Spruce Bay Recreation Site
Alert Bay
Orca Inn Pub
Alert Bay
Alert Bay 360 Eco Paddle
Port McNeill, Telegraph Cove
Hidden Cove Lodge
Port Hardy
Glen Lyon Inn & Suites
Port Hardy
Kwa'lilas Hotel
Port McNeill
Ocean Comfort Bed & Breakfast
Port McNeill
Black Bear Resort and Spa
Port Alice
Port Alice Ocean Front RV Park
Telegraph Cove
Telegraph Cove Boom Boat Suite
Wilderness Destinations
God's Pocket Resort
Telegraph Cove
Tide Rip Grizzly Tours
Alert Bay
Alert Bay Campground
Port Hardy
Cove Adventure Tours
Alert Bay
Pass N'Thyme
Port McNeill
The North Shore Lodge
Sointula
The Oceanfront Hotel
Port McNeill, Wilderness Destinations
Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures
Port McNeill
Haida Way Pub
Port Alice
Link River Regional Park Campsite
Port McNeill
A. Bucci Photography
Sointula
Sointula Harbour
Port McNeill
Sea Wolf Adventures
Alert Bay
Janet's Guest House
Port Hardy
Natural Impressions Photography
Port Alice
Beachfront Bed & Breakfast
Port McNeill
Cluxewe Beach Trail
Wilderness Destinations
Three Isle Lake Recreation Site
Cape Scott Park, Wilderness Destinations
San Josef Heritage Park Campsite
Port McNeill
Mackay Whale Watching
Alert Bay
Alert Bay ArtLoft Gallery
Port Alice, Port Hardy, Port McNeill, Woss, Mount Cain & The Nimpkish Valley
Drive BC - Provincial Highway Information
Winter Harbour
Dick's Last Resort
Port McNeill
Alder Bay Resort
Wilderness Destinations, Woss, Mount Cain & The Nimpkish Valley
Mount Cain Ski Area
Port Hardy
Codfather Charters
 Open Now
Cape Scott Park, Wilderness Destinations
Cape Scott Provincial Park: San Josef Bay
Port McNeill
Sportsman's Inn & Restaurant
Port Hardy
Cape Scott Water Taxi
Alert Bay
The Nimpkish Hotel
Wilderness Destinations
Nahwitti Lake Recreation Site
Telegraph Cove
Whale Interpretive Centre
Wildcoast Adventures
Woss, Mount Cain & The Nimpkish Valley
Woss Fire Lookout
Port McNeill, Telegraph Cove
Prince of Whales Whale Watching
Port McNeill
Shephard's Garden
Port Hardy
Duval Point Lodge
Sointula
The Burger Barn
Port Hardy, Port McNeill
Beaver Lake Trail & Recreation Site
Telegraph Cove
Telegraph Cove General Store
Sointula
Island Infusion
Sointula
Nans Hands
Port Alice
Forest Grove Condos
Port Hardy
North Shore Inn
Port McNeill
Cedar Park Resort
Quatsino
Seaside Gallery & Studio
Port Alice
FP Foods, Deli & Grill
 Booking for 2021
Alert Bay
Alert Bay Accommodations
Telegraph Cove
Killer Whale Café
Sointula
Betty Carlson Art
Quatsino
Eagle Manor Fishing Resort
Port Hardy
Coastal Rainforest Safaris
Port Hardy, Wilderness Destinations
Canada Sea Kayak
Port McNeill
Cluxewe Resort
Knight Inlet, Wilderness Destinations
Coastal Springs Lodge
Sointula
Sointula Lodge
Wilderness Destinations, Woss, Mount Cain & The Nimpkish Valley
Little Huson Caves Regional Park
Port Hardy
Hardy House
Alert Bay
Alert Bay Cabins
Coal Harbour
The Inn on Stephens Bay
Sointula
Harmony Shores Campground
Alert Bay
U'mista Cultural Centre
Port McNeill
The Shed Outdoor Store
Port Hardy
Quatse Salmon Stewardship Centre
Winter Harbour
Qualicum Rivers Winter Harbour Fishing Lodge & Resort
Telegraph Cove
Ripple Coast Society
Alert Bay
Seasmoke Whale Watching
Alert Bay
Stay in the Bay
Sointula
Coho Joe Cafe and B&B
Telegraph Cove
Telegraph Cove Resort
Port McNeill
The Artists Point Bed & Breakfast
Cape Scott Park, Wilderness Destinations
Cape Scott Provincial Park: Cape Scott Trail
Port McNeill
Broughton Strait Campground
Port Hardy
EcoScape Cabins
Sointula
Dunroven Farm and Sea Cottage
Coal Harbour, Port Hardy
Graceworks Gallery
 Open Now
Alert Bay
Culture Shock Gallery
Port Hardy, Port McNeill, Telegraph Cove, Wilderness Destinations
North Island Kayak
Port Hardy
Glen Lyon Restaurant & Pub
Port Hardy
Quatse River Campground
Port Hardy
Café Guido