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Gods Pocket Marine Provincial Park

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Address: North Side of Goletas Channel, Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada

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The place name says it all!

Great place but like everything in these waters needs some kayaking experience. Currents and winds can be strong! For non-experienced kayakers or backpackers, there is an option... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
Kate T
Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

Great place but like everything in these waters needs some kayaking experience. Currents and winds can be strong! For non-experienced kayakers or backpackers, there is an option to grab a water taxi from Port Hardy to Bell Island.

1 Thank Kate T
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

This park is right on the waters edge and located blocks from the centre of town. We stopped because of all the eagles we saw flying around. There were so many the young were landing on the rooftops of residences just across the street. The ocean is just meters away and they just hang in the trees looking for dinner.... More 

Thank Mariagrey
Lennox Head, Australia
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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

A beautiful stroll along the waterfront as the sun was setting. We even got to ser a cruise ship go by in the distance. Port hardy is nice and quite so it is a very peaceful place to walk along the water.

Thank ClaireKing92
Eastsound, Washington
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Reviewed 23 September 2015

A combination of great cold water diving, excellent crew and staff, and amazing food. The visibility was an easy 50-60 feet with several Octopus and Wolf Eel encounters during our week. Capt. Lyle, Hannah, and Tim's knowledge of the dive sites and focus on safety is unsurpassed. Shona made each meal an amazing event, a difficult feat considering the dietary... More 

Thank Pegothy
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

Excellent resort and dive boat resort for serious divers. Signed up for another trip as soon as we got home.

Thank Merry P
Bellingham, Washington
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4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 September 2015

God's Pocket Resort is a Dive/Kayak Resort that is absolutely amazing. Located on Hurst Island, they are a funky, but first class facility. We were kayaking around the islands and made a "reservation" for dinner at God's Pocket Resort. They're not a restaurant and had a full compliment of divers staying with them, but they accommodated 2 kayakers for dinner... More 

Thank JRedding53
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Reviewed 26 July 2015

enjoyed walking around there people we ran into are very frienldy can't say much for the place we stayed in port hardy (quatse campground) but other than that I enjoyed touring around port hardy

Thank Dawn R
Victoria, British Columbia
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Reviewed 20 July 2015

Toured around the God's Pocket Marine Park area for a week by kayak. Stayed at Nolan Point on Balaclava Island. Numerous humpback sightings daily, Orca, sea otters, scores of eagles. Beautiful area. Nice west coast feel.

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Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Nice city park with great view. Map shows it on the south side of the channel but in fact it's in town across from North Shore Inn.

Thank klimazz
Bellingham, Washington
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Reviewed 4 September 2014

Fantastic remote kayak camping area. No facilities - just great campsites (we found 4). Found 2 fresh water streams to get filtered water. Saw whales, sea otters, seals and sea lions, and lot's of eagles. The weather was mostly sunny. The seas were virtually flat while we were there making kayaking a true joy.

2 Thank Arthur C

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