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Wander through the ancient rainforests amidst the giant Sitka Spruce and Red Cedar - Photo: Guy Kimola

Haida Gwaii is the only place in northern BC where travellers can surf the North Pacific. While the waves are best between October and May, Masset's North Beach produces swell year round - Photo: Guy Kimola

Haida Gwaii's experienced tour operators will help you to explore the islands from the remote west coast to popular attractions such as Tow Hill, the Blow Hole and the Golden Spruce Trail - Photo: Guy Kimola

We've got a selection of camping locations just right for you - forest sites thick with carpets of moss, rustic beach campsites and comfortable campgrounds with showers and hook-ups - Photo: Flavien Mabit

Explore our popular rainforest and beach walks such as the Pesuta Shipwreck Trail, the Golden Spruce Trail and Spirit Lake Trail - Photo: Flavien Mabit

Visit ancient Haida village sites in the world-renowned Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site - Photo: Flavien Mabit

The Rennell Sound area offers exceptional wilderness camping and short trails for accessing remote west coast beaches - Photo: Alexander A MacDonald

The Pesuta Shipwreck Trail will lead you along East Beach to the scenic remains of the Pesuta, a log ship that ran aground in 1928 - Photo: Alexander A MacDonald

North Beach is known for its beachcombing and food gathering opportunities as well as surfing and other water sports. Plan for a day at the beach and visit nearby attractions such as Tow Hill and the Blow Hole - Photo: Guy Kimola

Agate Beach is adjacent to North Beach and is famous for... you got it....agates. Oceanfront campsites and a picnic shelter are located at this popular beach - Photo: Guy Kimola

Visit the award-winning Haida Heritage Centre and Museum at Second Beach in Skidegate - Photo: Guy Kimola

Experience the west coast at Bonanza Beach -Photo: Raven Ann Potschka

 

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Our trip planning directory features locally owned and operated businesses and will help you decide where to stay, where to eat and what to do. Choose an area (location) and browse through the services and recreational opportunities for that area.

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Arts & Culture

To ensure that your Haida Gwaii experience is the best it can be, we strongly recommend making accommodation, tour, ferry and vehicle rental reservations prior to your travel.


Albert Myshrall, Misty Mt. Banjos

Queen Charlotte - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Sound is everything, and at Misty Mt. Banjos time and care goes into every single instrument. Every banjo and ukulele is carefully and lovingly crafted by hand by artisan carver...

All About U Arts Gallery

Skidegate - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Galleries & Museums - Located on the majestic islands of Haida Gwaii and overlooking the Skidegate Inlet, All About U Arts is surrounded by stunning scenery and untamed wilderness. Offering both contemporary and traditional...

Archer Arts / Michael Mayr

Skidegate - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Multi-talented Haida Gwaii artisan, Michael Mayr, creates custom designs and unique handcrafted art using locally harvested or repurposed material including wood, leather and glass.    

Art by Kayoko

Port Clements - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Artist Kayoko Daugert draws inspiration for her acrylic and watercolour paintings from nature, and specifically from the wildlife and natural scenery in Haida Gwaii. Her original paintings as well as...

Bernard Kerrigan’s Haida Art

Old Massett - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Specializing in gold, silver and argillite jewellery as well as three-dimensional sculptures, Bernard hand engraves or hand carves every single piece he creates.

Blanche Bell, I B Purlin’

Masset - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Shops & Services - Farmers Markets - This is a "Love Haida Gwaii Business", featured on the Love Haida Gwaii Website.  Knitters and lovers of all things knitted get their fix in Masset at I...

Chelsea Scott, Heart to Hand

Tlell - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Artist Chelsea Scott expresses her take on life through a variety of different mediums, like painting, drawing, hand-crafted jewellery and other hand-made items, including a variety of works using found...

Chown River Gallery

Masset - Tow Hill Road - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Galleries & Museums - The Chown River Gallery, on Tow Hill Road, specializes in local arts and crafts from First Nations art to stained glass, handmade soaps and jewelry. Check out the unique...

Christine Carty

Masset - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Christine Carty, weaver, has over 15 years’ experience working with cedar and creating artistic pieces. Christine was mentored in the basics of weaving and finishing with cedar, by...

Copper Beech Guest House

Masset - Guest Houses, Cabins & Suites - Guest Houses, Cabins & Suites - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Shops & Services - Pet Friendly - This is a "Love Haida Gwaii Business", featured on the Love Haida Gwaii Website.  As much privacy, or as much company, as you like. One thing we can guarantee...

Crow’s Nest Cafe & Country Store

Tlell - Restaurants, Lounges & Pubs - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Shops & Services - Restaurants, Lounges & Pubs - Apparel - This is a "Love Haida Gwaii Business", featured on the Love Haida Gwaii Website.  The Crow’s Nest Cafe & Country Store is the place to stop in...

Crystal Cabin Gallery

Tlell - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Galleries & Museums - This is a "Love Haida Gwaii Business", featured on the Love Haida Gwaii Website.  Inspired by the raw energy of the Pacific Ocean & the gentleness of ancient...

Dixon Entrance Maritime Museum

Masset - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Galleries & Museums - The Dixon Entrance Maritime Museum is appropriately located in an historical building – that being the original Masset hospital, built in 1914. The building has also served as a school house,...

Garner Moody Haida Artist

Skidegate - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Master Carver Garner Moody began carving at a young age and his talent and skill quickly became evident among his peers. He was mentored by a number of Haida artists...

Geoff Greene, Haida Artist

Skidegate - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Haida artist Geoff Greene draws upon his heritage and his artistic upbringing to create images that evoke a sense of timeless tradition. Using modern materials like glass as well as...

Georgia Bennett, Haida Weaver

Old Massett - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - My name is Georgia Bennett, I was born in Masset, British Columbia. I am of Haida ancestry and I belong to the Yahgu'laanaas Raven Clan. I come from a...

Gin Kuyaas - Haida Art Studio & Gifts

Old Massett - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Galleries & Museums - Gin Kuyaas- Haida Art Studio & Gifts offers a diverse selection of authentic Haida artwork, clothing and gift items. Housed inside a newly-built traditional style longhouse, Gin Kuyaas – Haida...

Gladys Vandal, Haida Weaver

Skidegate - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Gladys Vandal is a skilled cedar weaver in Skidegate. Galdys has been weaving since 1994 and studied under other notable weavers, including renowned Haida weaver Delores Churchill. Gladys gathers much of...

Haida Gwaii Museum

Skidegate - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Galleries & Museums - Suuda Ganunsid, ad gina waadluuxan gan yahguudang Xaayda Gwaay.yaay iiji. To inspire understanding and respect for all that Haida Gwaii is. The Haida Gwaii Museum works collaboratively with communities...

Haida Heritage Centre

Skidegate - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Galleries & Museums - K'ay Llnagaay Haida Heritage Centre Mission Statement: "Through the K'ay Llnagaay Haida Heritage Centre we celebrate the living culture of the Haida.  Through language, art and stories...

Kathy Pick

Queen Charlotte - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Living for over three decades on Haida Gwaii has informed my knowledge and appreciation for local plants. Most of my current work involves reusing materials or gathering sustainable materials such...

Kiki van der Heiden

Queen Charlotte - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Kiki van der Heiden is a visual and fibre artist, born in the Netherlands. In 2001 she moved from Amsterdam to Haida Gwaii. Her studio is a small round building nestled...

Ladybird’s Boutique

Masset - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Shops & Services - Apparel - This is a "Love Haida Gwaii Business", featured on the Love Haida Gwaii Website.  Ladybird’s Boutique makes old new again and inspires a love for vintage,...

Lisa Schultz, Artist

Masset - Tow Hill Road - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - This is a "Love Haida Gwaii Business", featured on the Love Haida Gwaii Website.  Artist Lisa Schultz draws much of her inspiration for her oil paintings and...

Longhouse Gift Shop

Skidegate - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Galleries & Museums - The Longhouse Giftshop, located in Skidegate, features Haida prints, wood, gold, silver, argillite, books on Haida culture and more - drop by for a visit!  

Maryanne Wettlaufer

Masset - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Maryanne Wettlaufer is a visual artist who moved to Haida Gwaii in 2006. Her journey to Haida Gwaii included a formal art education at The Ontario College Of Art and a...

Nancy Hett / Moresby Mountain Studio

Queen Charlotte - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Galleries & Museums - Nancy Hett has been a studio potter in the Village of Queen Charlotte for approximately 30 years and her studio has been a welcoming (and popular) stop on the Art...

Northern Haida Gwaii Visitor Information Centre

Masset - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Galleries & Museums - Shops & Services - The Village of Masset operates the Northern Haida Gwaii Visitor Information Centre and provides tourist information for all of Haida Gwaii and the Province of British Columbia. Located at Mile 0...

Port Clements Museum

Port Clements - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Galleries & Museums - Shops & Services - The Port Clements Museum features both outdoor and indoor displays, including its famous collection of industrial machinery from another era that helped to shape the townand put Port Clements on...

Port Clements Visitor Information Centre

Port Clements - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Galleries & Museums - Shops & Services - The Port Clements Information Centre is located in the Port Clements Museum. The friendly and knowledgeable staff will answer your questions about the islands and help you get your bearings....

Queen Charlotte Visitor Centre

Queen Charlotte - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Galleries & Museums - Shops & Services - Centrally located in the heart of the Village of Queen Charlotte, the Visitor Centre has much more than information to offer to visitors. Housed inside a longhouse-inspired building, guests will...

Ron Wilson, Haida Artist

Skidegate - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Ron Wilson (Giitsxaa) is one of Haida Gwaii’s most noteworthy carvers and artists. He is known for his skill in wood, argillite, copper, gold and silver carving. Ron...

Sandspit Visitor Centre

Sandspit - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Galleries & Museums - Shops & Services - The Sandspit Visitor Centre is seasonally-operated (May to September - 7 days a week) and is conveniently located in the Sandspit Airport terminal. Visitors will find information about what to...

Sarah’s Haida Arts

Old Massett - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Galleries & Museums - Let us show you the spirit of Haida Gwaii as you browse through our great selection of Haida art! Hours: 11-5 Monday to Saturday / 12-5 Sunday in summer or by...

Sheila Karrow - Studio on the Hill

Queen Charlotte - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Sheila Karrow BFA BEd M Art Ed   Sheila's paintings communicate both a literal and metaphorical understanding of the natural world. She strives for an intimate connection with the...

Sitka Studio

Tlell - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Galleries & Museums - Shops & Services - Step into Sitka Studio and you’ll be whisked away into a tranquil world of culture. Take in original paintings and carvings, including authentic Haida artwork, while you enjoy...

St. Mark’s Gift & Gallery

Port Clements - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Galleries & Museums - Shops & Services - This is a "Love Haida Gwaii Business", featured on the Love Haida Gwaii Website. St. Marks Gift & Gallery is located in Port Clements’ historic St. Mark’s...

The Ground Gallery & Coffee House

Masset - Restaurants, Lounges & Pubs - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Galleries & Museums - Shops & Services - Restaurants, Lounges & Pubs - This is a "Love Haida Gwaii Business", featured on the Love Haida Gwaii Website.  Savour an expertly crafted coffee beverage while you meet with friends or listen to live...

Tom Greene, Jr

Skidegate - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Tom Greene Jr. is a traditional Haida Carver of the Skedans Raven Clan. He was born in 1955 and raised by His Nuni Essie and Uncle Tom Green Sr. in Skidegate. ...

Tom Kile, Images in Glass

Queen Charlotte - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Tom Kile is a talented stained glass artist with work featured in homes in England and New Zealand. His work includes stained glass panes and windows as well as three-dimensional...

Tony Greene, Multi Media Haida Artist

Skidegate - What to Do - Arts & Culture - Artists - Tony Greene is an accomplished Haida artist, skilled at working with a variety of mediums. Tony is well-known throughout the Skidegate community for his metal carvings, pencil drawings and paintings...

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Haida Gwaii Tourism

Haida Gwaii Destination Marketing Organization
website: www.gohaidagwaii.ca
email: tourism@mieds.ca | telephone: 250-559-8050

Queen Charlotte Visitor Info Centre

open year round
website: www.queencharlottevisitorcentre.com
email: info@qcinfo.ca | telephone: 250-559-8316

Masset Visitor Centre

open in the summers
website: www.massetbc.com
email: info@massetbc.com | telephone: 250-626-3982

Port Clements Visitor Centre

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website: www.portclements.ca
email: pcmuseum@qcislands.ca | telephone: 250-557-4576

Sandspit Visitor Information Centre

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website: www.sandspitinn.com/sandspit-community
email: sandspit_vic@hotmail.com | telephone: 250-637-5362

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