Haggard Cove Resort - All Inclusive fishing vacation: Fishing gear, boats, lodging & meals. Charters available. | 250-468-6374 | PO. Box 307 Nanoose Bay, BC V9P 9J9

American Arrival

Please see below our detailed instructions to Haggard Cove Resort if you are arriving from the US.

Driving Directions

If you would like to drive, take the the I-5 to the U.S.A. – Canada border, as soon as you cross the border, take Hwy. #99 until you get to Hwy. #17, then turn south and Hwy. #17 will take you to the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal (B.C. Ferries). The drive from the border takes approximately 30 minutes. The Tsawwassen Ferry departs 7 days a week and is as follows:
5:15 a.m. 3:15 p.m.
7:45 a.m. 5:45 p.m.
10:15 a.m. 8:15 p.m.
12:45 p.m. 10:45 p.m.
Reservations are recommended – www.bcferries.com or 1-888-223-3779 or 1-888-724-5223 or 1-604-444-2890. The distance of the ferry crossing is approximately 35 miles and takes 2 hours. The Tsawwassen Ferry will take you to Nanaimo (Duke Point) on Vancouver Island. When you arrive in Nanaimo, take Hwy. #19 North until you get to Hwy. #4 (Port Alberni exit sign), proceed on Hwy. #4 West until you arrive in Port Alberni. It is a 1 hour and 15 minute drive (60 miles) to Port Alberni from Nanaimo. When you arrive in Port Alberni, if you need to stay in a hotel/motel, there are many that we can recommend. From Port Alberni to Haggard Cove Resort you have three options:
  1. A passenger & freight ferry named the “Frances Barkley” which leaves Port Alberni every morning at 8:00 a.m. – arriving at Haggard Cove Resort at approx. 11:00 a.m. There is ample free parking very near the “Frances Barkley” dock. When your successful fishing trip is over, you will depart from our dock at Haggard Cove Resort on the “Frances Barkley” at 4:00 p.m. and arrive back in Port Alberni at approx. 6:30 p.m.
  2. A water taxi that leaves Port Alberni at 2:00 p.m. – arriving at Haggard Cove Resort at 3:00 p.m. There is ample free parking very near the water taxi dock. When your successful fishing trip is over, you will depart from our dock on the water taxi at 12:00 Noon, and arrive back in Port Alberni at 1:00 p.m.
  3. We will make reservations for you at the hotel/motel if needed as well as for the “Frances Barkley” and water taxi if so desired.

Contact Us

If you need any clarification on our directions or assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us and we would be happy to assist!