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6600 Hardy Bay Road
Tel: 250 949 6332
Fax: 250 949 6047
24h Emergency: 250 949 0336
SUMMER OFFICE HOURS
Monday to Saturday 08:00 – 17:00
Sunday 10:00 – 16:00
Wharfinger on-site at one of our facilities & on-call between 07:00 – 18:00 daily.
Bear Cove Rec Site
Jim & Nita, owners of The Bait Shack and Castle Point Charters manage Bear Cove Rec Site for the District of Port Hardy and are the seasonal 24 hours caretakers from June 1 – September 1.
Bear Cove offers a free boat launch, parking, and free day-use moorage. There are also reserved slips available for weekly moorage; contact Jim and Nita for more information.
This dock is in the inner basin of Hardy Bay, and is home to the harbour office. Fisherman’s Wharf offers amenities such as:
- Public washrooms
- Hydraulic dock winch
- 15 & 30 amp power
- Fresh water on all fingers
- A black-water pump-out station is on the loading zone float
- Concrete boat launch ramp is available year round
LOCAL OFFERING INCLUDE
- Marine supply outlets
- Showers & Laundry
- Charter operators
- Restaurant & Pubs
Paved parking for trailers and vehicles on daily, weekly, monthly basis is also available. And while there are fees to use the Fisherman’s Wharf boat ramp, the municipality provides free boat launching and parking at Bear Cove, which is located on the road to the BC Ferries terminal.
The downtown shopping area is a 10-minute walk to the north, with the scenic Quatse River and Quatse Salmon Enhancement Centre a short distance to the south. There is also a wildlife viewing platform in the Quatse River estuary, which links the area to Bear Cove and the start of the new Fort Rupert trail. The Fort Rupert trail links Bear Cove with Port Hardy’s most popular sandy beach – Storey’s Beach.
The Seagate Wharf is located at the foot of Granville Street downtown Port Hardy. Seagate Wharf services the Canadian Coast Guard vessels and other large ships stationed or passing through the region.
Seagate Wharf features:
A year round loading dock for vessels under 60′, which is located on the south side of the pier
A five minute walk to restaurants, grocery stores and shopping
Seasonal T-Floats for vessels under 100 ton
It is comprised of a 7.9m x 121.9m approach leading to a 21.9m x 61m wharf.
Located in the inner basin, this is predominantly used by commercial fishing vessels over 60′ in length.
SERVICES AVAILABLE INCLUDE:
- 30 & 50 amp power
- Potable water
- A black-water pump-out station
- Drive-on concrete dock
The main float is also accessible via the drive-on ramp for loading and unloading, as well as repair work. Upland amenities include men’s and women’s handicap accessible washrooms. There is also a scenic walk out to the breakwater, and park benches and picnic tables available to the public.
Summer T-Floats & Rotary Family Fishing Park
From June to September, the Summer T-Floats are located on the north side of the Seagate Pier. This float system is designed for recreational and commercial vessels under 100 ton or 60′.
THE SUMMER T-FLOATS OFFERS:
- Overnight Moorage for vessel under 100 ton or 60’
- Domestic water service
- 30 AMP Electrical
- The Rotary Family Fishing Park
Check in with the Harbour Office on 66A or call 250-949-6332.