GETTING TO Bella Bella
The island village of Bella Bella is located on Campbell Island, is the home of the Heiltsuk first nation and located on the Central Coast of British Columbia. It is north of Port Hardy and about 3 km north of McLoughlin Bay, where BC Ferries docks. Bella Bella is the starting location for the Great Bear Rainforest Expedition.
Bella Bella is remote and quite a distance from the major centers. The fastest way to reach Bella Bella is to fly from Vancouver with Pacific Coastal Airlines.
You can also fly from Port Hardy, on northern Vancouver Island to Bella Bella with Wilderness Seaplanes.
You can drive to Bella Bella either via the mainland to Bella Coola and then a ferry ride or via Vancouver Island and ferry from Port Hardy. Ferries are operated by BC Ferries with limited departures so please plan your journey carefully and make a reservation.
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For guests looking to carpool with others on their tour, we provide a carpooling sign-up platform that can be used by guests to arrange shared rides amongst themselves. Upon registering for your tour you will gain access to the carpooling platform.
*Carpool availability depends on other guests signing up to be drivers. Therefore, carpool options may not be available for your tour dates. Please keep this in mind when making travel plans.