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

Uchuck III, a converted minesweeper, makes regular runs to Friendly Cove during the summer.  A  water taxi service, Maxi's Water Taxi is also available from Gold River to Friendly Cove.  If you would like to fly, Air 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.


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 Vancouver) to
Duke Point (Nanaimo) or from Horseshoe Bay (Vancouver) to Departure Bay

 Once on the Island head north on Highway 19 which takes you directly
to Campbell River. From there head west onHwy. 28 which meanders along
lake and mountain sides. This is considered one of the most spectacular
drives on Vancouver Island.

B.C. Ferries
Tel: 1-888-BCFERRY
Daily scheduled ferry service is also available from Seattle to Victoria

Victoria Clipper (from Seattle, passenger only)
Tel. 1-800-888-2535


Fly into Cambell River (YBL) or Comox (YQQ) from Vancouver (YVR) with Pacific Coastal Airlines or Westjet.

Pacific Coastal Airlines
Tel: 1-800-663-2872

Tel: 1-888-937-8538

Air Nootka
Tel. 1-250-283-2255

Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation
100 Ouwatin Road, Tsaxana, BC
PO Box 459, Gold River, BC V0P 1G0
Phone: 250-283-2015
Fax: 250-283-2335