The marine environment on Northern Vancouver Island provides opportunity for mariners and greenhorns to find work on the water. There are opportunities for work on the water with BC Ferries Terminals, eco-tourism companies, Log salvage operations, towing and tow-Boat companies, the Canadian Coast Guard, as a Forestry Boom Man, Water Taxi Operator, Deckhand, and more. Vancouver Island North Tourism is a good resource for information about seasonal marine employment and tours.

Marine transport includes water taxis, ferries, tugs and barges (excluding salmon farming and recreation related sailings).

Vancouver Island North Tourism: Marine Tours