Hartley Bay can be accessed by floatplane or ferry from Prince Rupert


Daily floatplane services from Prince Rupert are provided by North Pacific Seaplanes

Flights to Hartley Bay depart at noon from Harbour Air’s base at Seal Cove in Prince Rupert and take approximately fifty minutes.

Flights to Prince Rupert depart Hartley Bay at 1PM.
A round trip costs approximately $200. Passengers are allowed to bring 40 lbs. of freight for free. Additional freight is $0.56 per pound.

Poor weather conditions (high winds and fog) often delay access to or from the village.

Visit the Prince Rupert Airport website at for additional information on flight services to/from Prince Rupert on board Air Canada and Hawk Air

A ferry service travels twice per week to and from Prince Rupert. This trip takes approximately three and a half hours. The ferry follows a two week schedule. Week 1 sailings are on Monday and Thursday, and week 2 sailings are on Friday and Sunday.
Contact the Gitga’at Development Corporation for more information on scheduling.

A one-way trip is $45/adult, $30/senior (65+), and $25/children aged 5 to 12.
Children under 5 years are free.

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