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Port Hardy (Bear Cove)

Reservations are strongly recommended for this route.

Bear Cove terminal is located on the northeastern coast of Vancouver Island. The terminal is a 10 minute drive from the town of Port Hardy. Sailings from Bear Cove provide connections to BC’s central and north coast.

With a reservation – Arrive at the terminal 90 to 120 minutes prior to the scheduled departure. Your booking will not be honoured and travel will be based on your order of arrival at the terminal if you arrive before booking check-in has opened, or after booking check-in has closed.

  • Booking check-in opens 120 minutes prior to the scheduled departure for foot passengers and vehicles*
  • Booking check-in closes 90 minutes prior to the scheduled departure for foot passengers and vehicles*

Without a reservation – Travel is based on your order of arrival at the terminal.

  • Ticket sales and check-in close 20 minutes prior to the scheduled sailing departure for foot passengers and vehicles*

*Hostled vehicles – Reservation check-in and ticket sales for hostled vehicles close 4 hours prior to the scheduled departure.

Details

6800 Highway 19,
Port Hardy, V0N 2P0

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Transit options

Terminal accessibility
  • Accessible washroom
  • Wheelchairs available for boarding
  • Boarding assistance available

Learn more about accessibility at our terminals.

Lost and found

If you lost an item while travelling with us, you can:

  • Direct message your lost item details to @BCFerries on Twitter
  • Call 1-877-223-8778

View lost and found policy

Terminal amenities
Parking     

Terminal parking operated and managed by BC Ferries.

Capacity: 50 spaces

Payment options: Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Debit

Parking rates:

  • $10 per day
  • $50 per week
  • $150 per month
  • $22 for overnight RV parking prior to sailing day, only available mid-May through September. Arrive before midnight.

Overnight camping and trailer hookups are available at:
Wildwood campground: 250-949-6753
Quatse River campground: 250-949-2395
Port Hardy RV resort: 250-949-8111

Service notices

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