Getting there & around
Greyhound Canada (800-661-8747; www.grey hound.ca) buses roll in from Port McNeill, ($5.80, 45 minutes, once a day), Campbell River ($38.70, 3½ hours, once a day) and Nanaimo ($61.50, seven hours, once a day).
BC Ferries (250-386-3431, 888-223-3779; www.bcferries.com) arrive from Prince Rupert (passenger/vehicle $116/275, 15 hours, schedules vary) via the spectacular Inside Passage route. The company also operates a summer-only Discovery Coast Passageroute (passenger/vehicle from $120/241) that serves McLoughlin Bay, Shearwater, Klemtu, Ocean Falls and Bella Coola. Reservations are required.
North Island Transportation (250-949-6300; email@example.com) operates a handy shuttle ($8) to/from the ferry terminal via area hotels.