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Moss-covered forest in Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve on Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands)

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Haida Gwaii

Explore a remote archipelago of mystical islands filled with old-growth rainforest and steeped in the ancient culture of Haida First Nation. Listed as one of National Geographic's 20 Best Trips of 2015, Haida Gwaii offers unspoiled wilderness and ancient cultural treasures surrounded by ocean waters teeming with wildlife.

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Haida Gwaii Aboriginal Culture

Immerse yourself in the ancient culture of the Haida First Nation. Stand amongst ancient totems that were erected hundreds of years ago and see one of the last authentic First Nations villages at SGang Gwaay, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Guided tours provide the opportunity to visit historic and heritage sites, listen to stories that have been passed down for millennia, visit galleries filled with traditional art, explore the ocean in a hand-carved canoe, and end your day feasting on salmon and bannock.

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Haida Gwaii Museum

Opened in 1976 and located in the Skidegate Reserve on Second Beach Road, the Haida Gwaii Museum is the only cultural facility on Haida Gwaii that is a designated Category "A" museum and is one of only 12 museums in BC with this significant design...
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Haida Gwaii Fishing

Journey to the northern tip of magnificent Haida Gwaii where huge salmon runs create some of the best sport fishing in North America; halibut and bottom fish also attrract anglers from around the world. Fly into the Langara Fishing Lodge or settle into the luxurious Langara Island Lodge, set on a bluff overlooking the ocean, for the ultimate fishing experience.

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Avid Sportfishing

World class fishing lodge located on Moresby Island, Haida Gwaii. Formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, this area boasts some of the best salmon and halibut fishing on the BC coast. Also known for its majestic beauty and abundant marine w...
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Langara Fishing Lodge

Celebrating 30 years of world-famous salmon & halibut fishing lodge in BC's remote Haida Gwaii (formerly the Queen Charlotte Islands).

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Haida Gwaii Boat Tours

Explore rugged coastline and unspoiled waters teeming with wildlife on a boat tour around Haida Gwaii. Guides provide a history of the islands, while eagles soar overhead and dolphins and Orcas breach alongside your boat. Options include traditional First Nations canoes, luxury yachts with showers and gourmet meals, zodiacs and more.

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Bluewater Adventures

Bluewater Adventures offers 'once in a lifetime' wilderness expeditions along the north coast of BC and in Southeast Alaska. Our multi-day, live-aboard trips explore the remote wilderness of coastal British Columbia and Southeast Alaska. Travellin...
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Haida Gwaii Kayaking

Explore sheltered inlets and isolated beaches while silently gliding among the 138 rainforested islands that make up Haida Gwaii. The opportunity to see  dolphins, Orcas, grey and humpback whales, puffins, seals and more in their natural environment make Haida Gwaii one of the best kayaking spots in the world.

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Ocean Adventures Charter Co

Join us to experience unparallelled wildlife viewing, whale watching & awe-inspiring First Nations culture, amidst BC's most spectacular landscapes. Our motorized yacht, Great Bear II, is fully certified & inspected by Transport Canada annually, t...
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Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve

Let your spirit wander in Gwaii Haanas. Travel by boat or kayak through this remote, roadless wilderness in southern Haida Gwaii. More than 600 archaeological sites are scattered among 138 forested islands including SGang Gwaay Llnagaay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring remains of houses and carved mortuary and memorial poles.
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Naikoon Provincial Park

Savour views of the Alaska Panhandle and walk for miles along a wide, beautiful beach at Naikoon Provincial Park on the northeast corner of Haida Gwaii, and explore the shipwreck at East Beach. After all the beachcombing, climb Tow Hill for panoramic views. In Tlell, settle into a riverside room at Haida House at Tllaal and explore the area with a Haida cultural ambassador. Come evening, savour traditional foods at the restaurant. Haida Gwaii is two hours from Vancouver or a short hop from Prince Rupert by air, or via BC Ferries’ seven-hour sailing from Prince Rupert to Skidegate.

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Places to Stay

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Chinook Lodge

Pamper yourself after a full day of activities with a bit of luxury at Chinook Lodge & enjoy the best that the islands have to offer!

Five guest houses with up to six beds in each guest house, one & a half bathrooms each. Complimentary Wi...

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Haida House at Tllaal

One of Haida Gwaii's premier lodging experience which features a dining room, lounge and patio with a view of the serene Tlell River. Miles of sand and surf border our 3.2 ha (8 ac) wooded backyard. Our spacious post and beam lodge features 10 com...
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Cheateau Norm

Chateau Norm is a casual B&B where you can relax in a comfortable oceanfront setting.

Our Upper Suite sleeps five to seven, our Ocean Suite sleeps three and our Beach Cabin sleeps four to six. Each suite has it's own kitchenette and break...

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Alaska View Lodge

This relaxing B&B features some of the most comfortable & scenic accommodations on Haida Gwaii. Alaska View Lodge is located right on the beach between Masset & Tow Hill & is surrounded by the ancient rainforest of Naikoon Provincial Park.

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Getting Here and Around

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Getting to Northern British Columbia and Haida Gwaii

You can fly to Prince Rupert or Prince George to begin your journey in Northern BC. Air Canada... Read more and  Pacific Coastal Airlines fly to Haida Gwaii from Vancouver and North Pacific Seaplanes serve the islands from Prince Rupert. If you plan to drive, follow Hwy 16, the Yellowhead Highway, or the Alaska Highway north.

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BC Ferries

From the countless inlets of the Southern Gulf Islands to the untamed wilderness of the rugged North, BC Ferries is the gateway to your next coastal BC journey. Sail through spectacular scenery aboard one of our modern, well-appointed vessels, ser...
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