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Indigenous Culture, Hotels
The Kwalilas Hotel (meaning a place to sleep) is a premier First Nations four-star destination hotel located on the North Island. The hotel features 85 guestrooms plus meeting space to accommodate up to 150 people. A curated selection of authentic local Aboriginal art can be found throughout the hotel celebrating local traditions, stories and culture. Hotel guests can also choose to participate in a selection of eco-adventure tours and cultural experiences guided by community members and local experts.
Museums & Heritage Sites, Indigenous Culture
Haida Style Expeditions is a Haida Owned and Operated, family business practicing sustainable tourism on Haida Gwaii. Owners, James & Shawn Cowpar, identical twins, offer over 25 years of experience in the tourism industry. A team of local professional guides, your safety is our number one priority. We provide a variety of cultural tours into Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, Marine Conservation Area, and Haida Heritage Site. Guests will have the opportunity to visit ancient village sites, meet the Haida Gwaii Watchmen, watch for wildlife, and experience nature on any one of our three different tours into Gwaii Haanas. On our West Coast Tour, we explore the Ancient Village site of Ts’aahl (Chaatl) where one can view two of the last frontal poles still standing since contact and learn about the history of the village. Interesting in fishing on the West Coast of Haida Gwaii, enjoy catching salmon and halibut while listening to local stories. Haawa (thank you)
Haida Gwaii/Queen Charlotte Islands
Art Galleries, Indigenous Culture
In addition to the Gallery, Petroglyph Tours, Totem Tours, We are now offering this 2018 season, Copper Sun Rafting Adventures!
Fishing, Indigenous Culture, Bird Watching
Founded in 1988, we are one of the largest fully guided sport-fishing operators on the Fraser River and it’s tributaries. Every year, thousands of tourists from all over the world visit us to experience the world-renowned fishing and natural wonder of the Fraser River in beautiful British Columbia. This calm water fishery features over ten species of sport fish and year round opportunities for the novice and expert angler alike.
We fish the #1 Sturgeon, Salmon and Trout rivers in the World. We specialize in multiple styles of fishing to meet the needs of any angler. Have you ever caught or touched a real living Dinosaur? We specialize in targeting White Sturgeon, a species that can grow over 20 feet in length and over a 1000lbs. These magnificent creatures make spectacular jumping displays and runs that will excite every angler. We also fish for all 5 species of Wild Pacific Salmon and boast the largest and most experienced team of fly fishing guides on the entire river. We exclusively travel to the Upper Pitt River and Lillooet River to chase sea run Dolly Varden, Bull Trout, Rainbow and migrating Salmon. When fishing with us the opportunities are endless and each adventure is personally customized so you can focus on the reason you are here……to fish!
First Nations owned and operated, We are centrally located at the heart of Ucluelet! Just 20 minute drive from the beautiful endless sandy beaches of the Pacific Rim National Park. There is so much to explore here on the west coast of Vancouver Island and our Pet friendly rooms allow you and your four legged friend to optimize the experience. Our Premier new building features studio rooms and Economy friendly pricing! We have so much to offer!
Golf, Spas & Wellness, Indigenous Culture, Hotels
The Quaaout Lodge & Talking Rock Golf Course, the pride of the Little Shuswap Indian Band, is situated on the north shore of Little Shuswap Lake.Located midway between Vancouver & Calgary we are located just minutes off the Trans Canada Highway, a 45 minute drive east from the Kamloops, or a scenic 2 hour drive north from Kelowna International Airport. The Lodge underwent a major 4 month renovation in 2010, which included re-designing all hotel guest rooms, our restaurant, Jack Sams and hotel exterior. Balconies were added to all rooms and suites for our guests to enjoy the view of the lake and surrounding woods. The Lodge is open for reservations daily, taking bookings for individual travelers, banquets, groups, meetings and golf. Guest amenities at the Resort include: * 1800 feet of sandy beach * Indoor swimming pool, hot tub, exercise room * 18 hole championship Talking Rock Golf Course * Conference Centre for meetings, seminars & banquets, authentic Native gourmet meals and Native interpretive areas including a “kekuli” and traditional “sweat lodge” * Jack Sams Restaurant * Le7Ke Day Spa * Activities in the Resort area include swimming, boating, biking, golf, fishing, hiking, and just relaxing on the beach
Whitewater rafting, Zip-lines, Segway Tours, Wine Tasting, and other adventures are also nearby. In winter the Shuswap welcomes snowmobilers, nordic skiers, and ice fishing enthusiasts.
Boating, Sightseeing, Dining & Culinary Tours, Indigenous Culture, Wildlife Tours
Cruise the Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands area aboard Canada’s classic, 92-foot schooner Maple Leaf, 88-foot tugboat Swell, or 134-foot catamaran Cascadia. Learn about the maritime, natural and cultural history of this area by cruising the coastline with your expert guides in the months of spring or autumn.
Dining & Culinary Tours, Indigenous Culture
Visit The Thunderbird Café, we nourish our daily visitors with a deliciously unique style of modern First Nations cuisine. Discover our boutique menu selection of affordable daily specials made with fresh local ingredients.
Indigenous Culture, Cabins & Cottages, Campgrounds & RV Parks
Located on Haida Nation land 25 minutes from Massett, down a majestic dirt road, and nestled within the beautiful Naikoon Park boundaries in an ancient village on Northern Haida Gwaii. Our seven traditional Haida style longhouses and our group longhouse provide comfortable and cozy accommodations. This is truly a “GLAMPING” experience. If you plan to “camp” INDOORS you will have a fantastic time. Located off the grid, our amenities are basic, but we are located in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Miles of beaches are only seconds from your doorstep. Bald Eagles and Ravens, the two main crests of the Haida nation, greet and observe you along your adventures. Find not only peace and quiet, but clams and crab! For the more adventurous, the waves are spectacular for surfing during the fall and winter months. Our Haida longhouse village is designed to give you a truly unforgettable experience that will bring you awareness and understanding of the interconnection of all things. Come unwind with us and enjoy the beauty that is Haida Gwaii.
Art Galleries, Shopping, Indigenous Culture
Local jewelry, Haida Art & Crystals from Haida Gwaii and around the world. Home of the Tlell Stone Circle! Visit us year-round in Tlell, Haida Gwaii. Shop our collection on our website at crystalcabingallery.com.
Indigenous Culture, Campgrounds & RV Parks
The newly redeveloped 40-site Witset RV Park & Campground (formerly known as Moricetown) stands on a plateau surrounded by snow-capped mountains, overlooking the beautiful Widzin Kwah Canyon and conveniently located on the popular Yellowhead Highway 16 circle tour route to Alaska. We are now proudly the first accessible campground in British Columbia
With an emphasis on the freshest high-quality ingredients and locally inspired culinary traditions, the Quaaout Lodge flavours each dining experience with the accents of our wilderness surroundings. A warm and intimate ambience combined with views of Little Shuswap Lake and friendly service merge to make every meal a true sensory experience.
Fishing, Horseback Riding & Ranches, Paddling, Indigenous Culture, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
KICK UP YOUR HEELS Nestled between the majestic Marble Mountains and the mighty Fraser River is Big Bar Guest Ranch – historic, timeless and never out-of-style. Its a cowpoke palace, nestled amongst the pristine grasslands of British Columbias Cariboo. We promise youll rediscover yourself, learn new things about each other, and get back to the simple things that matter most and started it all. A rustic retreat without pretense, Big Bar guests are welcomed like family. Laid back and friendly professional service is delivered with the goal of having you leave feeling like Big Bar Ranch is your personal “Home on the Range. Have your breakfast prepared just the way you like it, breathe in the smell of pine wafting on the air from the seat of your saddle overlooking the Fraser River, or take a bottle of wine back to your cabin to catch the sun set over the mountain.