Is a community of 5,290 residents, located 50 km (31 mi) north of Port McNeill, on Hwy 19. BC Ferries service to Prince Rupert (Inside Passage) and to Bella Coola (Discovery Coast Passage). This community offers excellent sport fishing, charter boats, whale watching, diving, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, golfing, bird watching, and impressive sightseeing. Stroll along the sea wall or the oceanside nature path and watch for marine wildlife. Take a 15 hour ferry trip through the Inside Passage to Prince Rupert and enjoy the scenic beauty. A good selection of accommodation is available, including fine dining. It is recommended that visitors obtain accommodation well in advance before travelling to Port Hardy.