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Parks & Wilderness Areas
In the historical centre of Salvador, this beautifully decorated inn overlooks Baía de Todos os Santos Bay. Its colonial building provides guests with spacious rooms featuring city and sea views. Rooms at Pousada do Pilar have all been restored. With high ceilings and traditional décor, each includes a TV, air conditioning, a minibar and a safety deposit box. Free Wi-Fi is provided too. Breakfast is served on Pousada do Pilar’s rooftop terrace. Guests can enjoy regional items while admiring panoramic bay views. The hotel is right in front of the bay. The neighborhood Santo Antonio Além do Carmo is a great choice for travellers interested in architecture, history and old town exploring.
Boating, Fishing, Sightseeing, Whale Watching
Local Charter with 28 ft. vessel for Salmon and Ground fish fishing, Whale and Wildlife tours. We also can provide custom tours for family’s and groups. Come by Sea and Harbor Tours to the North Pacific Cannery. We can custom make any type of charter you desire; we are flexible.
Sightseeing, Wildlife Tours, Airlines
Ocean Pacific Air is a family-owned and operated seaplane company located on the beautiful North Coast of British Columbia in Prince Rupert. We offer a wide range of flight seeing tours and charter service to outlying communities on the north and central coast, including Haida Gwaii. Experiencing the extraordinary scenery and wildlife by seaplane is a unique and incredible way to see the North Coast. Whether you’re looking for wildlife, glaciers, grizzly bear viewing, waterfalls, or even fly-in fishing, hunting and camping, we will take you there! We offer a variety of flight seeing tours and can customize a tour to meet your specific interests. Come and fly with our experienced local pilots with vast knowledge of the North Coast. Our fleet includes two DeHavilland Beavers and a Cessna 185 aircraft.
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.
Fishing, Indigenous Culture, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Tucked away at the foot of a breathtaking mountain scape where the water is as still as glass, Englefield Bay is known for its abundance of migrating salmon. Don’t let its quiet and intimate atmosphere lull you to sleep, Englefield’s plentiful chinook, coho, halibut and lingcod species will keep you fully engaged. Located in a culturally significant location to the Haida people, Englefield allows you to create lasting memories (and fish tales) with colleagues or friends during your daily dawn-to-dusk adventures, either fully guided all day or instructed half day, and over gourmet meals and wine in the evenings in its newly renovated lounge and rooms.
Haida Gwaii/Queen Charlotte Islands
Boating, Wildlife Tours
We offer single day to multi week professionally skippered all inclusive yacht carters for 2-6 guests in two separate private rooms each with their own bath room and shower. From mid May through August we operate on the BC coast. In the off season we offer charters in the San Juan islands of Washington state and BC’s Gulf Islands.
Sightseeing, Indigenous Culture
Guided land based tours focussing on the cultural, settlement and natural history of Haida Gwaii. Personal Guiding services, All Inclusive Tour Packages and Custom tours are all available to enhance your visit to our Island’s home.
Indigenous Culture, Campgrounds & RV Parks
The newly redeveloped 40-site Moricetown RV Park & Campground 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
Located on the ground floor of the Atlin Terminal in the historic Cow Bay district of Prince Rupert, the Port Interpretive Centre tells the story of the Port of Prince Rupert. It is a story that stretches from 10,000 years ago — when the area served as a vital trading hub for the Tsmsyen First Nation — to the present, with the rapid growth of the port’s commerce in containers, coal, and grain. A highlight for visitors of all ages is the Interactive Trade Route Simulator, a sensory feature that allows visitors to select a commodity and launch a ship to visualize the supply chain of imports and exports flowing through the Port of Prince Rupert.
Museums & Heritage Sites, Attractions
The Exploration Place, Museum & Science Centre, is a Northern BC non-profit organization and registered charity whose mission is to preserve our local history and foster lifelong learning in the areas of science, technology heritage and culture. Come discover local history, explore hands-on science, experience new exhibits and shop to your heart’s content in our gift shop! We are open 9am to 5pm, 7 days a week including statutory holidays*. (*Please note we are closed Christmas Day and New Years Day.) The Little Prince Steam Engine operates seasonally starting on the May long weekend to the September Labour Day statutory holiday then operates on the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend.
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)
Heli-Skiing & Cat-Skiing
In the world of heli-skiing, the northern Cariboo Mountains and the Canadian Rockies are legendary. An abundance of dry powder, immense open bowls, spectacular glacier skiing and gladed trees await our guests. Crescent Spur fills a unique niche in the heli-skiing market by limiting occupancy to a maximum of 20 guests per week. That leaves over 250 runs in 1,500 square miles of terrain for a maximum of 20 skiers! Our guides and lodge staff are passionate about creating the trip of a lifetime for every guest who joins us throughout the season, and many of our guests come back time and time again.
Indigenous Culture, Hotels, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
The Ocean House is a 12-room fly-in lodge located on the west coast of Haida Gwaii in a protected area called Stads K’uns GawGa [Peel Inlet]. Guests will experience culturally-focused excursions as well as kayaking, stand-up paddle-boarding, rejuvenation at the lodge’s spa and relaxing area, delicious food and so much more. We invite you to experience the warm hospitality, rich history and culture, and the unique natural beauty for which Haida Gwaii is known. Please note that the Ocean House is not street accessible and stays are package-based departing from Vancouver BC.