North Coast Trail

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Located at the Northern tip of Vancouver Island, BC, the North Coast Trail is one of the most remote and beautiful hikes available in British Columbia, Canada. Often referred to as ‘The West Coast Trail of 20 years ago’ - the North Coast Trail is for those hikers who have some experience backpacking and want to do something completely different and away from all the crowds to enjoy nature at its best.  Also included in the unique hiking package is a day trip over to Alert Bay to see the internationally renowned U'mista Cultural Centre and learn about the rich First Nation cutlure and history in the North Vancouver Island area.

The trail is located in the Cape Scott Provincial Park, just West of Port Hardy. Departing from, and finishing in Victoria, BC this package includes transportation, 2 nights of hotel accommodation (before and after the hike), 5 days of guided hiking, Certified ACMG guides, all your meals on the trail, all your park fees, a tent to use free of charge, a post trip celebration meal at the pub, and one memory of a lifetime! Additional gear including backpacks, gaiters, hiking poles and anything else you may need are available for rent.

Our guides are ACMG accredited and fully trained in Wilderness First Aid. BCA Tours will assist you in preparations, ensuring you have adequate equipment and will take care of all the logistics involving transportation, fees, and park regulations.

Sign up as a group or as a single, and get ready for an amazing adventure! You’ll meet new and inspiring people, challenge your body and your mind, and witness true unspoiled wildlife and wilderness. Hiking the North Coast Trail is an achievement of a lifetime!

Single supplement option available for an additional $299 + GST.  This includes your own private hotel room in Port Hardy the first and last night of the trip.  As well as your own 1 person MSR Hubba Hubba tent to use for the hike (approx. 2.5 lbs.)

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  • North Coast Trail Boat Shuttle
  • North Coast Trail Hiking
  • U'mista Cultural Centre - Alert Bay
  • North Coast Trail Hiking
  • North Coast Trail Map

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  • All Meals Included
  • Transportation to and from Victoria or Nanaimo
  • Professional and Certified Guides
  • 2 Nights of Hotel Included
  • Provincial Park Fees
  • 5 Days of Guided Hiking
  • Tent Rental