How to reach us
Located on the southeastern tip of Nootka Island,
Friendly Cove can be reached only by boat or by aircraft.
For local Service
a converted minesweeper, makes regular runs to
Friendly Cove during the summer. A water taxi
Maxi's Water Taxi is also available
Gold River to Friendly
Cove. If you would like to fly,
Nootka, our local float plane service,
has charters available.
For those of you traveling from afar we have a few links at the
bottom of this page to help you on your travels.
BY LAND & SEA
Most visitors arrive on Vancouver Island
by ferry. From Vancouver,
ferry trips run about an hour and a half, and YES you can make a
reservation! Depart from either the Tsawwassen Terminal
Duke Point (Nanaimo) or from Horseshoe Bay (Vancouver) to
Once on the Island head north on Highway 19 which takes you
to Campbell River. From there head west onHwy. 28 which meanders
lake and mountain sides. This is considered one of the most
drives on Vancouver Island.
Daily scheduled ferry service is also available from Seattle to
Victoria Clipper (from Seattle, passenger only)
Fly into Cambell River (YBL) or Comox
(YQQ) from Vancouver (YVR) with Pacific Coastal Airlines or
Pacific Coastal Airlines