Gitga'at Tourism

 

TRAVELLING TO GITGA'AT TERRITORY


Hartley Bay can be accessed by air or by water.

Air

Daily floatplane services from Prince Rupert are provided by Harbour Air

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.

For more information on travelling to the Prince Rupert and Kitimat regions, visit the Tourism Prince Rupert and Kitimat Chamber of Commerce websites.

Water

Boating visitors can access Hartley Bay via Grenville Channel (the Inside Passage) to/from Prince Rupert or via Douglas Channel to/from Kitimat. The community is located at the confluence of these two channels, behind Promise Island (link to map).

The Hartley Bay Band Council has recently negotiated to have a small ferry service operate 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 (link to contacts) 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.

For more information on travelling to the Prince Rupert and Kitimat regions, visit the Tourism Prince Rupert and Kitimat Chamber of Commerce websites.

 
 
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