The Artist's Point

Location: British Columbia | Canada

Price guide: £££££ Less than £100 per person per night

Ever wanted to photograph grizzlies in the wild, record orcas swimming in synchronised pods or capture landscapes of unprecedented beauty on film? Run by professional photographer Rolf Hicker, the luxury B&B Artists Point is a true cinematographer’s paradise with tailored photo tours, workshops and unparalleled natural beauty all at your fingertips.
Perfect forBudding photographers and National Geographic subscribers.
In the know
  • Chance to see grizzly bears, orcas, eagles and dolphins in the wild.
  • Catch a wild salmon and spend the evening outside, cooking on the barbeque and soaking in the stunning views.
  • Unique photography tours and workshops

Recommended for...

  • Peace & Quiet
  • Setting & Views
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Eco-tourism

Hotel Overview

Sense of place

Set in 2.3 acres, located close to Port McNeill, Telegraph Cove and Port Hardy on the northern part of Vancouver Island.

Rooms at The Artist's Point

The Artists Point has one ground floor private suite with beautiful ocean views, a large living room, a king-sized bed and en suite bathroom.

Food and drink

Using only the freshest and most local ingredients whenever possible, the continental-style breakfast consists of homemade museli, various cereals, fresh seasonal fruit, yoghurt, toast with spreads, as well as tea and coffee.


Your spacious living room includes a work desk with guest computer and internet, a large flat screen TV, sofa bed for two people and a small kitchenette with fridge and coffee machine.

Activities at The Artist's Point

Your days will be spent going on private boating and walking tours with Rolf Hicker, learning the best angles and most suitable shutter speeds and apertures for photographing grizzly bears fishing for salmon, orcas breaching the ocean’s surface and seals gazing at you in curiosity. You can choose from a variety of suggested tours, such as the 8 hour marine life trip to Vancouver Islands’ west coast, or you can go on a custom Wildlife & Scenery Photo Tour to Knight Inlet and the Broughton Archipelago.
Not just for photographers, Artists Point is a short 3-minute walk from a private beach where you can spot eagles fishing or just enjoy the scenery.

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Hotel location

8 minutes from the historic logging town of Port McNeill and 35 minutes from the Port Hardy Airport and ferry terminal.

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