Island Directory

A directory of businesses, service providers and organizations located on Malcolm Island. 

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Accommodations

Alpenglow Saunas

If you’re looking for a traditional Finnish sauna in a rustic and peaceful setting come out to 25 LANDS END RD. We have a couple camping spots and one cabin for rent. Check out alpenglowsaunas.com for more info and pics. 

Bere Road Guest House

Our three bedroom, one bath cottage is well suited for families. Located in Rough Bay, 1/2 block from the beach, a short walk to the marina, on the road to Bere Point Park.

Dunroven Sea Cottage and Farm

Fully self-contained sea cottage. Direct beach access surrounded by forest. Quiet, remote and elegant. Pet friendly. Home-baked treats upon arrival. Farm fresh eggs available occasionally. Whales frequently seen from our beach. Weekly rates.

Harmony Shores Campground

A three-kilometer drive along Kaleva Road. Enjoy our large, private oceanside campground. All the sites include fire pits and picnic tables. There are hot showers, toilets and running water available.

Island Utopia

Oceanfront rustic cabins with communal facilities.

Jan’s Place

Oceanview accommodation five minutes from ferry. Open design, full kitchen & bathroom, queen, double & single beds, sleeps five. WiFi & Satellite TV. No smokers or pets please.

Ken and Karen's Place

Book your next vacation stay here! The whole group will be comfortable in this spacious and unique space. A quiet and relaxing atmosphere with your own one bed, one bath suite and deck. Duck pond you can visit out back. Play a game of croquet if you like.

Midden Lane Suite

Private waterfront suite with kitchen, bath, covered porch and beach.

Nanshands AirBnB/Giftshop

Small cottage with kitchenette, one bathroom, double bed and a fold-out couch, comfortable sitting area and semi-private patio. Adults only. Sorry, no pets. Nanshands Giftshop offers soaps, socks, art cards, blankets, wooden tables & trays.

Northwesterly Sunset Suite

Quiet newly renovated suite with ample parking, even for a boat trailer. Full kitchen, & bathroom, 2 Queen Beds, twin bed available upon request, additional fee. Private balcony overlooking ocean and gorgeous sunsets. Private entrance. Access to a BBQ. Short 5-10 minute walk to the beach, Library, Museum, Grocery Store, local gift shops and Coho Joe Cafe. For longer stays, we can provide laundry service, at an extra cost.

The Oceanfront Hotel

We are adjacent to the ferry, Co-op Store, museum and art studios. Quiet, south-facing, pet-friendly, beachfront rooms with oceanfront decks, wifi and cable tv. Rates for extended stays and monthly rentals. Guest kitchen available.

Orca Lodge

Circa 1915 boathouse. Relax with nature on the waterfront. Two deluxe self-contained suites, one studio room with private deck. Fishing charters arranged, group retreats, hiking, beachcombing.

Rauhala Heritage Farms

Rauhala Heritage Farm is a privately owned farm on the outskirts of the town of Sointula, on Malcolm Island, B.C.
Rauhala is surrounded by a 100 acre forest with our own private bay with fields, a creek and a beach campsite area there you can look out at the mountains of Northern Vancouver Island, where you may get to see some whales.
We have two bunkie-style, day cabins for those wishing to have a ‘glamping’ style experience. Bring your own blankets and water. Pack-in/Pack-out garbage.

Sointula Shore Shack

Beach enthusiasts two self-contained low-bank suites. Enjoy beach combing, beautiful hiking trails, hear bald eagles chattering, sea lions glide balletically, wonderment of whale sightings. Rates for extended stays and group rates. Facebook Messenger

Sointula Suites

Garden-level two-bedroom suite with full kitchen and bath, private driveway and covered patio. Daily, weekly and monthly rates available. Book via email or online.

Arts, Galleries & Studios

Art for the Soul

Jan Rosgen’s artwork focuses on Malcolm Island scenes.
There is a wide variety of framed & unframed paintings, prints, artcards, & colouring books, plus the book “You ARE an Artist!” for your own inspirations.
Visitors are welcome after 11 a.m.. Call ahead to check.

BC Movement Arts Society

Contemporary dance and movement arts.  Performances, teaching, creation residencies and arts management in urban and under-serviced areas of BC. Mary-Louise Albert, Artistic Director

Betty Carlson Art

Original paintings, mixed media, cards and more. Just a block up from the Malcolm Island Harbour dock. Open when sign is out or by appointment.

Harmony Gardens Gallery

Fused glass bowls, plates, ornaments and panels by local artist Deb Wiggins. Art cards, books, canvas prints by local photographer Dan Hillert. Look for open sign or call for an appointment.

High Tide Art Sointula

Whimsical ocean images and acrylic pouring techniques are influenced by the natural world. Tricia Bowen’s work is abstract and often done on Malcolm Island reclaimed wood with discarded planks, cedar boards and twisted driftwood being transformed into canvases.

Island Infusion

I explore ecodyeing as a way to reuse and repurpose clothing and paper. The paper is used for handmade journals and art prints. We are located in the lobby of the hotel. Please call for an appointment or drop in.

Janet Etter Folk Art Shack

By appointment or stop in if the sign is out. I paint tugs, the men that work on them and marine life along the coast. I can’t resist the colour, strength and movement of these boats and the beauty of our natural environment.

M.Tree Creates

M.Tree is a multidisciplinary artist living, working and creating here on Malcolm Island.

Middleton Park Studio

Handmade knitted items. ‘Sointula’ toques, hats, fingerless gloves and soapstone necklaces. Open when my sign is out.

Puddle Jump Bags

Practical bags for boaters and good carless city folk. Made in Sointula using new and recycled materials. Local canvas repair service, and custom fabrication. Please call ahead to set up an appointment.

Sedna Designs & The Sointula Candle Company

At our studio we design and create jewelry from ethically sourced metals, and craft 100% Canadian beeswax candles. We welcome you to visit us May-September from 11-2 daily and by appointment. The studio is a short stroll from the ferry. 

Sisu Theatre Society

Persistence at Play. Sisu Theatre explores the unique heritage of the Finnish founders of Sointula, and provides new theatrical experiences and opportunities.

The Sointooligan

Connecting remote coastal communities in British Columbia through art and story. Monthly e-zine, videos, podcast and installation art. From Sayward to Stewart.

Sointula Art Shed and Sometimes Flowers

We are an artist-run artist residency with a Window Gallery showing work from locals and non-locals that can be viewed from the street and is always open. We also have a pay-what-you-can cut flower stand called Sometimes Flowers

The Tidal Zone Studio

Gillnet rugs, hooked rugs, sterling silver jewellery, photo cards and calendars by local artist Wendy Davis. By appointment only.

Uusi Elämä Gift Shop

Offering unique one of a kind woodworking, stone lapidary, woven Finnish rag rugs and creative Sointula souveniers from up-cycled locally sourced materials. 

The Wild Lil' Gift Shop

Artisan gift shop and home of the WILD salmon design. Celebrating the BC Coast through original designs and products. Located in the heart of downtown Sointula.

Wood & Water Studio

By appointment – Inspired by the coast, woodcarver Tim Motchman and watercolourist Sheila Roote strive to capture it’s beauty and energy in their artwork.

Construction

Karsten Construction

Karsten Construction is a small firm that has extensive experience in all aspects of the building process, from planning to finish. We have shipped log and timber frame houses to Switzerland and Vancouver Island. Our preference is to use local resources such as Western Red Cedar, Douglas-Fir, and Sitka Spruce. However, we also have been using innovative technologies such as : SIPS, ICFs, and laser instrumentation throughout the past 20 years.

Dining

The Burger Barn

At the Marina. Sointula’s oldest and most famous eatery.
Great food, good people, amazing view! Burgers, fresh fish and chips, delicious milkshakes and so much more. Check us out on Facebook for our menu and hours.

Coho Joe Cafe

Delicious breakfast and lunch. Homemade baking daily, great coffee and espresso drinks. Charming B&B available above the café. Open 7 days in summer, closed Monday, Tuesday in the off season.

Malcolm Island Food Company

Family run market offering fresh & frozen prepared meals, baked goods, grocery items & catering. Open Fri-Mon 10am-6pm

Health & Wellness

Alpenglow Saunas

If you’re looking for a traditional Finnish sauna in a rustic and peaceful setting come out to 25 LANDS END RD. We have a couple camping spots and one cabin for rent. Check out alpenglowsaunas.com for more info and pics. 

Christy Greenwood Sessions

Trauma recovery & mental health support with body-centred, creative & nature-based approaches. • registered therapeutic counselling • expressive arts therapy • massage + reiki • rewilding dance • workshops + retreats • online + in-person

Medical Clinic

Doctor’s clinic and bloodwork by appointment.

Smoke and Forage: wild remedies that work

Tinctures, infused oils, salves and other products (bath salts, skin care, bug spray & sunscreen) made from local plants, mushrooms, salt and seaweed. Products are small batch, seasonal and made with deep reverence for the land we live on.

TLC Health Care

Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Registered Acupuncturist 

The Ways Yoga

Take an hour of your day to recharge your body, mind and nervous system. Gentle, breathe-centred yoga classes to rebalance the body’s equilibrium while toning muscles.

Provisions

Malcolm Island Food Company

Family run market offering fresh & frozen prepared meals, baked goods, grocery items & catering. Open Fri-Mon 10am-6pm

The Sointula Co-operative Association

Oldest Co-op in Western Canada. Established in 1909. Groceries, meat, produce, souvenirs, hardware, liquor store, ATM and gas station. Hours may change seasonally.

Professional Services

Morine & Schindler Chartered Professional Accountants LLP

Morine & Schindler Chartered Professional Accountants LLP has taken over Dee Cameron’s practice. George Morine is the local contact and conducts in-person appointments in Sointula.

Gilman Deters Private Wealth - Harbourfront Wealth Management

Unlike the large investment institutions, we maintain a philosophy of independent, unbiased advice with a strong commitment to delivering true wealth management. Our harmonized advice weaves defensive portfolio construction, income planning, tax minimization, estate preservation with a continuous focus on risk management

Valley Tax Services

Offering professionally prepared personal and small business income tax returns since 2005. Fully digital return processing and tax planning consultations can be done via virtual meetings. Reasonable rates & family discounts available.

Real Estate

Joy Davidson - Royal Lepage Advance Realty

Sointula resident and realtor – for all your real estate needs

Retail

Malcolm Island Sea Salt

Hand-harvested in small batches, Malcolm Island Sea Salt has a unique, crisp flavour. It is an exquisite finishing salt.

Nanshands Giftshop

Handmade soap, salves, crocheted items, knitted items, jewellery, fused glass, baby blankets, T shirts, paintings, photo art, art cards, souvenirs, rag rugs, wooden spring salmon, hand painted solar lights, dryer balls, yard yahtzee game, etc.

Wake Up Smiling Apparel

Locally screen printed and dyed apparel. Wake Up Smiling Apparel was created to revel in our abilities to smile, laugh, and feel joy, especially through observing the beauty of our surroundings.

Services

Global Navigation Services Ltd

The Marine Assistance Vessel is located at Malcolm Island Lions Harbour Authority. Offering: Towing, soft ungroundings, fog shepherding, jump starts, fuel delivery, parts delivery, minor on-scene repairs, fouled prop and anchor recovery, dewatering pumps, salvage and floatation of vessels. 24-hour service.

Malcolm Island Lions Harbour Authority

Two kilometers north from the centre of town along 1st Street. Protected harbour with spacious moorage. Summer office hours 9:00am to 2:30pm, 7 days a week. Clean hot showers and laundromat, open 24 hours.

Malcolm Island Senior's Housing, Harmony Glen

Peaceful independent living complex with eight one bedroom suites for 55 years & up. Laundry facility included. Some pet allowances. Owned and operated by non-profit Malcolm Island Senior Citizens Housing Society. Not accepting applications at this time.

Sointula Recreation Association

The Sointula Recreation Association manages the many community buildings, facilities, parks & trails on Malcolm Island. 

Sointula Resource Centre

Start your exploration of Malcolm Island with us. Information on island activities and services, maps, brochures and internet services available.

Tadpole Towing and Milling Ltd

Tug and barge marine services.

Triport Transport

Courier service for the North Island. Prescription deliveries from Port McNeill to Sointula on Thursdays.
Tours & Attractions

Islay Mist Sailing

If you would like to enjoy the pristine waterways of the Broughton Archipelago (inside passage of North Vancouver Island); see a multitude of wildlife such as whales, porpoises, dolphins, eagles, sea lions; experience some of the most rugged and secluded shorelines Canada has to offer, then Islay Mist Sailing Charters is for you.

We specialized in private charters where we guarantee the only passengers on board are you and a companion.

North Island Adventures

Sointula’s own!
Fishing, whale watching, bear watching, water taxi

Sointula Museum

Open every day, noon to 4 pm, beginning May 15 until September 20. Admission by donation (suggested $5 per adult) Children under 18 FREE. An interactive and entertaining experience for the entire family.
Be sure to see the Sturgeon 1, an historic wooden gillnet fishing boat built in Sointula and situated at the marina, 2 km north along 1 st Street.
Here during the off-season? call or text to arrange a visit.

Alpenglow Saunas

If you’re looking for a traditional Finnish sauna in a rustic and peaceful setting come out to 25 LANDS END RD. We have a couple camping spots and one cabin for rent. Check out alpenglowsaunas.com for more info and pics. 

Bere Road Guest House

Our three bedroom, one bath cottage is well suited for families. Located in Rough Bay, 1/2 block from the beach, a short walk to the marina, on the road to Bere Point Park.

Dunroven Sea Cottage and Farm

Fully self-contained sea cottage. Direct beach access surrounded by forest. Quiet, remote and elegant. Pet friendly. Home-baked treats upon arrival. Farm fresh eggs available occasionally. Whales frequently seen from our beach. Weekly rates.

Harmony Shores Campground

A three-kilometer drive along Kaleva Road. Enjoy our large, private oceanside campground. All the sites include fire pits and picnic tables. There are hot showers, toilets and running water available.

Island Utopia

Oceanfront rustic cabins with communal facilities.

Jan’s Place

Oceanview accommodation five minutes from ferry. Open design, full kitchen & bathroom, queen, double & single beds, sleeps five. WiFi & Satellite TV. No smokers or pets please.

Ken and Karen's Place

Book your next vacation stay here! The whole group will be comfortable in this spacious and unique space. A quiet and relaxing atmosphere with your own one bed, one bath suite and deck. Duck pond you can visit out back. Play a game of croquet if you like.

Midden Lane Suite

Private waterfront suite with kitchen, bath, covered porch and beach.

Nanshands AirBnB/Giftshop

Small cottage with kitchenette, one bathroom, double bed and a fold-out couch, comfortable sitting area and semi-private patio. Adults only. Sorry, no pets. Nanshands Giftshop offers soaps, socks, art cards, blankets, wooden tables & trays.

Northwesterly Sunset Suite

Quiet newly renovated suite with ample parking, even for a boat trailer. Full kitchen, & bathroom, 2 Queen Beds, twin bed available upon request, additional fee. Private balcony overlooking ocean and gorgeous sunsets. Private entrance. Access to a BBQ. Short 5-10 minute walk to the beach, Library, Museum, Grocery Store, local gift shops and Coho Joe Cafe. For longer stays, we can provide laundry service, at an extra cost.

The Oceanfront Hotel

We are adjacent to the ferry, Co-op Store, museum and art studios. Quiet, south-facing, pet-friendly, beachfront rooms with oceanfront decks, wifi and cable tv. Rates for extended stays and monthly rentals. Guest kitchen available.

Orca Lodge

Circa 1915 boathouse. Relax with nature on the waterfront. Two deluxe self-contained suites, one studio room with private deck. Fishing charters arranged, group retreats, hiking, beachcombing.

Rauhala Heritage Farms

Rauhala Heritage Farm is a privately owned farm on the outskirts of the town of Sointula, on Malcolm Island, B.C.
Rauhala is surrounded by a 100 acre forest with our own private bay with fields, a creek and a beach campsite area there you can look out at the mountains of Northern Vancouver Island, where you may get to see some whales.
We have two bunkie-style, day cabins for those wishing to have a ‘glamping’ style experience. Bring your own blankets and water. Pack-in/Pack-out garbage.

Sointula Shore Shack

Beach enthusiasts two self-contained low-bank suites. Enjoy beach combing, beautiful hiking trails, hear bald eagles chattering, sea lions glide balletically, wonderment of whale sightings. Rates for extended stays and group rates. Facebook Messenger

Sointula Suites

Garden-level two-bedroom suite with full kitchen and bath, private driveway and covered patio. Daily, weekly and monthly rates available. Book via email or online.

Art for the Soul

Jan Rosgen’s artwork focuses on Malcolm Island scenes.
There is a wide variety of framed & unframed paintings, prints, artcards, & colouring books, plus the book “You ARE an Artist!” for your own inspirations.
Visitors are welcome after 11 a.m.. Call ahead to check.

BC Movement Arts Society

Contemporary dance and movement arts.  Performances, teaching, creation residencies and arts management in urban and under-serviced areas of BC. Mary-Louise Albert, Artistic Director

Betty Carlson Art

Original paintings, mixed media, cards and more. Just a block up from the Malcolm Island Harbour dock. Open when sign is out or by appointment.

Harmony Gardens Gallery

Fused glass bowls, plates, ornaments and panels by local artist Deb Wiggins. Art cards, books, canvas prints by local photographer Dan Hillert. Look for open sign or call for an appointment.

High Tide Art Sointula

Whimsical ocean images and acrylic pouring techniques are influenced by the natural world. Tricia Bowen’s work is abstract and often done on Malcolm Island reclaimed wood with discarded planks, cedar boards and twisted driftwood being transformed into canvases.

Island Infusion

I explore ecodyeing as a way to reuse and repurpose clothing and paper. The paper is used for handmade journals and art prints. We are located in the lobby of the hotel. Please call for an appointment or drop in.

Janet Etter Folk Art Shack

By appointment or stop in if the sign is out. I paint tugs, the men that work on them and marine life along the coast. I can’t resist the colour, strength and movement of these boats and the beauty of our natural environment.

M.Tree Creates

M.Tree is a multidisciplinary artist living, working and creating here on Malcolm Island.

Middleton Park Studio

Handmade knitted items. ‘Sointula’ toques, hats, fingerless gloves and soapstone necklaces. Open when my sign is out.

Puddle Jump Bags

Practical bags for boaters and good carless city folk. Made in Sointula using new and recycled materials. Local canvas repair service, and custom fabrication. Please call ahead to set up an appointment.

Sedna Designs & The Sointula Candle Company

At our studio we design and create jewelry from ethically sourced metals, and craft 100% Canadian beeswax candles. We welcome you to visit us May-September from 11-2 daily and by appointment. The studio is a short stroll from the ferry. 

Sisu Theatre Society

Persistence at Play. Sisu Theatre explores the unique heritage of the Finnish founders of Sointula, and provides new theatrical experiences and opportunities.

The Sointooligan

Connecting remote coastal communities in British Columbia through art and story. Monthly e-zine, videos, podcast and installation art. From Sayward to Stewart.

Sointula Art Shed and Sometimes Flowers

We are an artist-run artist residency with a Window Gallery showing work from locals and non-locals that can be viewed from the street and is always open. We also have a pay-what-you-can cut flower stand called Sometimes Flowers

The Tidal Zone Studio

Gillnet rugs, hooked rugs, sterling silver jewellery, photo cards and calendars by local artist Wendy Davis. By appointment only.

Uusi Elämä Gift Shop

Offering unique one of a kind woodworking, stone lapidary, woven Finnish rag rugs and creative Sointula souveniers from up-cycled locally sourced materials. 

The Wild Lil' Gift Shop

Artisan gift shop and home of the WILD salmon design. Celebrating the BC Coast through original designs and products. Located in the heart of downtown Sointula.

Wood & Water Studio

By appointment – Inspired by the coast, woodcarver Tim Motchman and watercolourist Sheila Roote strive to capture it’s beauty and energy in their artwork.

Island EcoEnergy Heating and Cooling

​Vancouver Island’s Heat Pump Experts, Island EcoEnergy proudly offers Cost Effective Solutions to you home Heating and Cooling needs. We have been serving Nanaimo and Vancouver Island area for 31 years and offer a wealth of knowledge and expertise. We provide service and installations from Victoria to Port Hardy and all points in between, with branches in Nanaimo and Port Hardy.

Island Wide Milling

Providing locally milled lumber for all your building needs.

Tadpole Towing and Milling Ltd

Tug and barge marine services.

The Burger Barn

At the Marina. Sointula’s oldest and most famous eatery.
Great food, good people, amazing view! Burgers, fresh fish and chips, delicious milkshakes and so much more. Check us out on Facebook for our menu and hours.

Coho Joe Cafe

Delicious breakfast and lunch. Homemade baking daily, great coffee and espresso drinks. Charming B&B available above the café. Open 7 days in summer, closed Monday, Tuesday in the off season.

Malcolm Island Food Company

Family run market offering fresh & frozen prepared meals, baked goods, grocery items & catering. Open Fri-Mon 10am-6pm

Alpenglow Saunas

If you’re looking for a traditional Finnish sauna in a rustic and peaceful setting come out to 25 LANDS END RD. We have a couple camping spots and one cabin for rent. Check out alpenglowsaunas.com for more info and pics. 

Christy Greenwood Sessions

Trauma recovery & mental health support with body-centred, creative & nature-based approaches. • registered therapeutic counselling • expressive arts therapy • massage + reiki • rewilding dance • workshops + retreats • online + in-person

Medical Clinic

Doctor’s clinic and bloodwork by appointment.

Smoke and Forage: wild remedies that work

Tinctures, infused oils, salves and other products (bath salts, skin care, bug spray & sunscreen) made from local plants, mushrooms, salt and seaweed. Products are small batch, seasonal and made with deep reverence for the land we live on.

TLC Health Care

Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Registered Acupuncturist 

The Ways Yoga

Take an hour of your day to recharge your body, mind and nervous system. Gentle, breathe-centred yoga classes to rebalance the body’s equilibrium while toning muscles.

Malcolm Island Food Company

Family run market offering fresh & frozen prepared meals, baked goods, grocery items & catering. Open Fri-Mon 10am-6pm

The Sointula Co-operative Association

Oldest Co-op in Western Canada. Established in 1909. Groceries, meat, produce, souvenirs, hardware, liquor store, ATM and gas station. Hours may change seasonally.

Morine & Schindler Chartered Professional Accountants LLP

Morine & Schindler Chartered Professional Accountants LLP has taken over Dee Cameron’s practice. George Morine is the local contact and conducts in-person appointments in Sointula.

Gilman Deters Private Wealth - Harbourfront Wealth Management

Unlike the large investment institutions, we maintain a philosophy of independent, unbiased advice with a strong commitment to delivering true wealth management. Our harmonized advice weaves defensive portfolio construction, income planning, tax minimization, estate preservation with a continuous focus on risk management

Valley Tax Services

Offering professionally prepared personal and small business income tax returns since 2005. Fully digital return processing and tax planning consultations can be done via virtual meetings. Reasonable rates & family discounts available.

Joy Davidson - Royal Lepage Advance Realty

Sointula resident and realtor – for all your real estate needs

Malcolm Island Sea Salt

Hand-harvested in small batches, Malcolm Island Sea Salt has a unique, crisp flavour. It is an exquisite finishing salt.

Nanshands Giftshop

Handmade soap, salves, crocheted items, knitted items, jewellery, fused glass, baby blankets, T shirts, paintings, photo art, art cards, souvenirs, rag rugs, wooden spring salmon, hand painted solar lights, dryer balls, yard yahtzee game, etc.

Wake Up Smiling Apparel

Locally screen printed and dyed apparel. Wake Up Smiling Apparel was created to revel in our abilities to smile, laugh, and feel joy, especially through observing the beauty of our surroundings.

Global Navigation Services Ltd

The Marine Assistance Vessel is located at Malcolm Island Lions Harbour Authority. Offering: Towing, soft ungroundings, fog shepherding, jump starts, fuel delivery, parts delivery, minor on-scene repairs, fouled prop and anchor recovery, dewatering pumps, salvage and floatation of vessels. 24-hour service.

Malcolm Island Lions Harbour Authority

Two kilometers north from the centre of town along 1st Street. Protected harbour with spacious moorage. Summer office hours 9:00am to 2:30pm, 7 days a week. Clean hot showers and laundromat, open 24 hours.

Malcolm Island Senior's Housing, Harmony Glen

Peaceful independent living complex with eight one bedroom suites for 55 years & up. Laundry facility included. Some pet allowances. Owned and operated by non-profit Malcolm Island Senior Citizens Housing Society. Not accepting applications at this time.

Sointula Recreation Association

The Sointula Recreation Association manages the many community buildings, facilities, parks & trails on Malcolm Island. 

Sointula Resource Centre

Start your exploration of Malcolm Island with us. Information on island activities and services, maps, brochures and internet services available.

Tadpole Towing and Milling Ltd

Tug and barge marine services.

Triport Transport

Courier service for the North Island. Prescription deliveries from Port McNeill to Sointula on Thursdays.

Islay Mist Sailing

If you would like to enjoy the pristine waterways of the Broughton Archipelago (inside passage of North Vancouver Island); see a multitude of wildlife such as whales, porpoises, dolphins, eagles, sea lions; experience some of the most rugged and secluded shorelines Canada has to offer, then Islay Mist Sailing Charters is for you.

We specialized in private charters where we guarantee the only passengers on board are you and a companion.

North Island Adventures

Sointula’s own!
Fishing, whale watching, bear watching, water taxi

Sointula Museum

Open every day, noon to 4 pm, beginning May 15 until September 20. Admission by donation (suggested $5 per adult) Children under 18 FREE. An interactive and entertaining experience for the entire family.
Be sure to see the Sturgeon 1, an historic wooden gillnet fishing boat built in Sointula and situated at the marina, 2 km north along 1 st Street.
Here during the off-season? call or text to arrange a visit.