Sandspit Visitor Centre

Visitor Centres, Accessibility

Visitor CentresSandspit, Northern British Columbia, Haida Gwaii

YZP Airport 1 Airport Road, Sandspit, British Columbia, V0T 1T0

Accessibility

This business has self-assessed as having the following accessible attributes. Please contact the business directly for further detail if required.

Mobility

Parking
  • Designated accessible parking near an accessible entrance that is specifically marked
Entrance
  • Entrance has no steps or if there are one or more steps, there is non-slip ramp with a maximum of 5% slope
  • Entry route has a door that is at minimum 815 mm wide
Restroom in Public Area
  • Can be reached without going up or down stairs, has a main entrance and/or stall that is a minimum 815 mm wide and has an outward swing door
Food Services
  • Accessible path of travel and accessible style tables/booths

Vision

  • Braille/large print signage for all publicly accessible areas
  • Audible alarm and/or public service system
  • Multiple lighting options to improve visibility
  • Customer service staff have been trained, and prepared to verbally describe rooms, menus, business amenities and contracts/waivers in detail
  • Staff are available to accompany guest through venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

General

Emergency Plan
  • Emergency plan includes staff trained to provide in-person assistance for people with mobility, visual and hearing requirements
High Speed Internet Service
  • Business has high-speed internet service available for video application use
Service Dogs
  • Staff have been trained on guide and service dog policies
  • Business has a dog relief area on site

**While the Visitor Centre remains closed due to COVID-19, we are happy answer all your inquiries via email** Let us help you make the most of your trip to Haida Gwaii! We are located in the Sandspit Airport with our hours changing seasonally. Sandspit is the southernmost community on Haida Gwaii, and the only community on Moresby Island. We are the last stop and gateway to Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, National Marine Conservation Area, and Haida Heritage Site. Our community’s many nearby bays and trails offer exiting places to explore coastal life and set up a base for your next adventure. Come in and ask us for a community trail guide map, in fact, we provide guide maps for all communities on island! We also pride ourselves on our gift shop which is a beautiful space to browse while you wait for your flight, or, to buy books, souvenirs, and local art before you leave the islands. Haawa! Thank you!