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Ancient Haida poles, Haida Gwaii
(Daryl Benson/Masterfile photo)

Northern British Columbia

Arts, Culture & History Tours

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Northern BC offers a diverse range of cultural tours and activities that cover Aboriginal culture, national historic sites, art tours and pioneer history.

On a cultural tour in Northern BC, paddle a traditional Aboriginal canoe, walk through a recreated Aboriginal village, or gaze at ancient, weathered totem poles. Some other touring options include learning about life in a historic fishing village or remote frontier outpost; viewing murals on a community art walk; or exploring a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Haida Gwaii.

Self-guided tours can be a great way to explore off the beaten path and see local treasures. Guided tours can provide insight into historic and heritage sites through anecdotes, personal history and local knowledge.

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