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Sea Kayaking the Great Bear Rainforest

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Port McNeill is the departure point for our Great Bear Rainforest kayak tours.

Flights to Port Hardy - YZT (the closest airport to Port McNeill) from Vancouver depart from the south terminal of Vancouver International Airport - YVR and are approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. These flights are operated by Pacific Coastal Airlines. Port Hardy airport is a 25 minute taxi ride from Port McNeill.

Guests traveling from or through Calgary, Alberta can fly to Comox on Vancouver Island with WestJet Airlines. Comox is about 2 1/2 hour drive south of Port McNeill.

Kenmore Air operates float plane service to Port McNeill from Seattle, Washington.

If driving you need to sail on BC Ferries from the Vancouver area to either Nanaimo or Victoria on Vancouver Island. From Washington State Coho Ferry sails between Port Angeles and Victoria. Drive time from Victoria to Port McNeill is approximately 5.5 hours and from Nanaimo to Port McNeill is approximately 4 hours. For driving directions check Google Maps.

Island Coach Lines (Greyhound) operates once daily bus service between Victoria and Port McNeill. Connections can be made from Vancouver in Nanaimo. Island Link Express Bus has bus service from Vancouver International Airport and locations on Vancouver Island. To continue to travel by bus to Port McNeill you will need to connect with Island Coach Lines (see above).

Port McNeill Hotels
Black Bear Resort
Dalewood Inn
Haida Way Motor Inn
McNeill Inn

Port McNeill Bed & Breakfasts
At Waters Edge B&B
Beach House B&B