Port Hardy is a small community in British Columbia, Canada located on the north-eastern coast of Vancouver Island. It is the gateway to Cape Scott Provincial Park on the northern most tip of Vancouver Island. Highway 19, which stretches from one end of Vancouver Island to the other, ends in Port Hardy, right near Rotary Park.
Port Hardy has a shopping centre (The Thunderbird Mall), a high school (Port Hardy Secondary), a strip mall, a campus of North Island College, as well as numerous banks, churches, pubs and restaurants. Other worthy sights downtown are the clocktower, the seawall, and Rotary Park.
Things to See & Do
* Cape Scott Provincial Park
* Port Hardy seawall
* Port Hardy Museum
* Rotary Park
* Quatse River Hatchery
Cruise Season – May - September
Currency – Canadian Dollar (CD)
Language – English
Land Area – 32,134 km² (Vancouver Island)
Population – 4,585 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus eight hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1
Port Location – The port is located in downtown Port Hardy.
Travel Links – Port Hardy is the closest commercial Airport providing flights to Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo and many coastal communities.
Ferries to Prince Rupert, British Columbia , depart every other day during peak season.