Welcome to Port Hardy!
Whether you are visiting for the day or are here for an extended trip, stop in at the Port Hardy Visitor Centre! Speak with professional visitor services staff and let us assist in planning your Port Hardy adventure! Located at 7250 Market Street on the waterfront of Hardy Bay, we are here to provide you with information about our community and the North Island region. From transportation & accommodation, local attractions, upcoming events, or Port Hardy day trips, let our Visitor Services team help you make the most of your stay when you #visitporthardy. Our visitor services team is knowledgeable, resourceful, and ready to assist!
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The Port Hardy Visitor Centre offers a range of visitor services and community information to enhance your Port Hardy experience!
Local, regional, and provincial brochures, maps, guidebooks
Information about exploring Port Hardy & Northern Vancouver Island
Accommodations, activity, and transportation bookings
Wheelchair accessible facilities
Gift & souvenir Shop
Picnic benches & rotary park
Hours of Operation
The Port Hardy Visitor Centre is open-year round! Seasonal hours apply.
May to September: 9:00am – 5:00pm 7 days a week
October to April: 9:00am – 4:00pm Monday to Friday
Please note, statutory holidays between May-September may be at reduced hours*
Exploring Northern Vancouver Island? Headed North on the BC Ferry or to the South Island?
In addition to up-to-date information on all that Port Hardy has to offer, the Port Hardy Visitor Centre is a point of reference for exploring Northern Vancouver Island. With information about neighbouring North Island communities, learn more about Port Alice, Port McNeill, Alert Bay, Sointula, and Telegraph Cove! Also available, information about Cape Scott Provincial Park, the North Coast Trail, and the many more recreational areas to discover on Northern Vancouver Island. The Port Hardy Visitor Centre offers information on travel to Southern Vancouver Island or North to Prince Rupert, Haida Gwaii and and other provincial destinations. Come in and explore a range of information many more beautiful BC communities!