Sunset in Hardy Bay, Port Hardy

(Port Hardy Tourism photo)

Port Hardy



Scuba diver

While diving in Port Hardy, say hello to fanatastical wolf eels that could double as extras in a horror movie and watch in wonder as the giant Pacific red octopus shimmies across the barnacled ocean floor.

The local coastline ranks among the world's best cold-water scuba diving spots. "Spectacular beyond words," wrote National Geographic photographer and journalist Paul Nicklen after exploring the blue-green waters of the aptly named God's Pocket Marine Provincial Park north of town.

Chartered Diving

The only dive shop operating on Vancouver Island North is Sun Fun Divers based out of Port McNeil.

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