Scenic Boat, Wildlife & Cultural Tour
Wa’p & Max’inux
Departs from the Seagate Wharf in Port Hardy, which is steps away from the Pier Side Landing or a 10-minute walk from the Kwa’lilas Hotel. *Please note that on some maps this wharf may be labeled as the Government wharf.
Climb aboard and discover Hardy Bay, God’s Pocket, or wherever the wildlife maybe! Our local guide will take you for a 3.5-hour adventure.
Experience the untouched wilderness and coast will leave you in amazement as you learn about the Gwa’sala Nakwaxda’xw First Nations history on these waters and the deeply seeded roots of their ancestors. Wildlife such as eagles, bears, coastal wolves, whales, porpoises and otters frequent this region and the tour will include a stop at the local stellar sea lion colony.
This is a one of a kind tour in the Gwa’sala Nakwaxda’xw traditional territory that combines aboriginal tourism, outdoor and wildlife tourism. Departing from Port Hardy, our highly trained crew and interpretive guides will keep you and loved ones comfortable on our passenger covered 28’ aluminum Transport Canada certified vessel.
Gain a better perspective of the Port Hardy area and marvel at the beautiful coastal mountains and vastness of the North Island. Departing from Port Hardy, our highly trained boat operator will keep you and loved ones comfortable on our passenger covered 28’ aluminum Transport Canada certified vessel.What's Included, Things to Consider & More...
- 3.5 Hour boat tour from Port Hardy.
- Interpretive Information (English only).
- Light snacks and beverages (non-alcoholic)
What to Bring
- Hat and sunglasses.
- Rain jacket.
Limited Departure Dates, Times and Covid-19 Safety Policies
Our number one priority is the well-being, health, and safety of our guests and team members. Our team members are trained to handle situations that may occur on the boat tours, and we have confidence in their abilities. We are also emphasizing the importance of good hand hygiene based on recommendations from local & provincial health authorities. We have strict hand hygiene policies for our team members before eating or preparing food and after using the bathroom. We also encourage guests to frequently wash their hands with soap and warm water.
11 people per boat. Before entering our boat we will provide each person with a protective mask that must be worn at all times! Then our staff will go over the Covid-19 Safety Policies & Procedures before proceeding onto our boat.
Here are our upcoming tour dates:
2020 Departure Schedule:
- Friday, July 10th – Wildlife Tour 9 am departure
- Saturday, July 25th- Wildlife Tour 9 am departure
- Saturday, Aug 1st- Wildlife Tour 9 am departure
- Friday, Aug 14th- Wildlife Tour 9 am departure