Situated on the traditional territory of the Kwakiutl people, Gilakas’la, Port Hardy is a district municipality located on the northeast end of Vancouver Island. If you’ve arrived in Port Hardy via Island Highway 19, you’ve gone as far north as you go – by car, at least.

Port Hardy is the gateway to Cape Scott Provincial Park, the North Coast Trail, and the BC Marine Trail. The community has access to many outdoor activities, such as kayaking, caving, scuba diving, nature viewing, surfing, saltwater rapids, fishing, and camping. With a population of approximately 4,500, Port Hardy is now the largest community in the region.

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