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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

 

Trip Planning

DISCLAIMER: GoHaidaGwaii cannot guarantee the experience or service of the providers listed on this site. We recommend that you check reviews on sites such as Trip Advisor prior to booking.

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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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.


501 RV/Tent Park

Sandspit - Camping & RV - Camping & RV - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Camping & Recreational Sites - Shops & Services - Pet Friendly - The campground is on the main road in town (called Beach Road once in town) and is right across from the beach. Relax and make this campground your home base...

Avid Sportfishing

Sandspit - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Fishing Charters - Situated on the Northeast tip of Moresby Island, Copper Bay Lodge is the perfect place to relax after a day out fishing. Even though the lodge is just a 10 minute...

Bayview Garden - B&B and Hostel

Sandspit - Guest Houses, Cabins & Suites - Guest Houses, Cabins & Suites - What to Do - Shops & Services - This is a "Love Haida Gwaii Business", featured on the Love Haida Gwaii Website.  Cheerful and comfortable, The Bayview Garden will be your home away from home while you...

Brady’s Bistro

Sandspit - Restaurants, Lounges & Pubs - What to Do - Shops & Services - Restaurants, Lounges & Pubs - Brady's Bistro at the Sandspit Airport is a social hot spot! There's even a blog about it Check out the great reviews on Trip Advisor (best home-baked bread...

Cartwright Sound Fishing Charters

Sandspit - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Fishing Charters - Established in 1991 Cartwright Sound Charters specializes in a variety of all-inclusive fishing charters for Cartwright Sound, Haida Gwaii, and the Queen Charlotte Islands. Their fleet of custom-built fishing vessels can...

Dogfish Bay Hiking Route

Sandspit - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - Though Dogfish Bay is not really the destination of the hike in itself, it is the name given to that particular hike, that essentially starts either from Sheldens bay, or...

Dover Trail

Sandspit - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - The "Dover Trail", named after a Sandspit lady of Haida ancestry, aka the "Louise Dover Memorial Trail", aka the "Haans loop", is located just out of the community of...

Fast Fuel Services Ltd

Port Clements - Queen Charlotte - Sandspit - Skidegate - What to Do - Shops & Services - Fuel & Service Stations - 6 locations Sandspit - cardlock  Keyfob, Debit, Major Credit Cards Queen Charlotte - cardlock Keyfob Skidegate - Industrial Park Fuel Station Keyfob, Debit, Major Credit Cards Port Clements - cardlock...

Gray Bay Recreation Site

Sandspit - Camping & RV - Camping & RV - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Camping & Recreational Sites - Gray Bay Recreation Site is a BC Forest Recreation Site located appx 25 km SE of Sandspit, inside the Kunxalas Heritage Site and Conservancy. The campsite and day use area border...

Moresby Camp Recreation Site

Sandspit - What to Do - Camping & Recreational Sites - Moresby Camp is a BC Forest Recreation Site located 4 kms past the Mosquito Lake campsite (appx 30 kms from the Alliford Bay ferry landing).  

Moresby Explorers

Gwaii Haanas - Sandspit - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Power/Sail Tours - Outdoor Equipment Rentals - This is a "Love Haida Gwaii Business", featured on the Love Haida Gwaii Website. Touring the waters around Gwaii Haanas since 1988, has earned us a growing reputation for providing fun,...

Moresby Island Guest House

Sandspit - Guest Houses, Cabins & Suites - Guest Houses, Cabins & Suites - What to Do - Shops & Services - The Moresby Island Guest House offers a clean, comfortable and cozy atmosphere. Now under new management, and recently renovated, you will enjoy a relaxing and memorable experience during your stay....

Moresby Market (Sandspit Farmers Market)

Sandspit - What to Do - Shops & Services - Farmers Markets - The Moresby Market is open Sundays 11am-1pm at the ALM School Gazebo (except for on long weekends and the Edge of the World Festival weekend, and likely on Saturday...

Mosquito Lake Recreation Site

Sandspit - Camping & RV - Camping & RV - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Camping & Recreational Sites - Mosquito Lake Campsite is a BC Parks Recreation Site located appx 24 kms via a logging road from the Alliford Bay Ferry Landing (near Sandspit). This rustic campsite is situated on...

Mosquito Mountain Hiking Route

Sandspit - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - Mosquito Mountain is one of the tallest peaks on island. There is a route leading to the mountain that is described in the blog entry "Hiking up Mosquito Mountain".  ...

Mount Moresby Adventure Camp

Sandspit - Camping & RV - Camping & RV - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Camping & Recreational Sites - Located on the shores of Mosquito Lake, Moresby Island on Haida Gwaii, Mount Moresby Adventure Camp has provided Outdoor Education opportunities for kids for over a decade.  Through the...

Mount Moresby Hiking Route

Sandspit - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - At 1164m high, Mount Moresby is the highest summit on Haida Gwaii. Because of this, it is often a goal for hikers with a challenge in mind. And the hike...

Northern Shores Lodging

Sandspit - Hotels, Motels & Inns - Hotels, Motels & Inns - What to Do - Shops & Services - This is a "Love Haida Gwaii Business", featured on the Love Haida Gwaii Website.  Northern Shores Lodge is situated centrally in Sandspit just a short distance from the Airport...

Onward Point Trail

Sandspit - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - This short trail features second growth forest and a look-out point with a gazebo on sedimentary rock. Occasionally, grey whales and other marine mammals can be spoted from shore.  ...

Orange Roof Restaurant and Cabaret

Sandspit - Restaurants, Lounges & Pubs - What to Do - Shops & Services - Restaurants, Lounges & Pubs - The Orange Roof Restaurant and Cabaret, has been family owned and operated since 1974. The 74-seat, licensed restaurant is located at beautiful Shingle Bay in Sandspit and offers diners, breathtaking views...

Sandspit Marina

Sandspit - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Recreational Boating - Shops & Services -  Reservations for the busy summer season are strongly recommended Call ahead on VHF 73 to contact the Wharfinger. Overlooking the calm inlets to the west and the wild Hecate Strait...

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...

Seaport Bed & Breakfast

Sandspit - Bed & Breakfasts & Hostels - Bed & Breakfasts & Hostels - What to Do - Shops & Services - The Seaport Bed & Breakfast is a centrally located, waterfront accommodation.  Operating year-round, the Seaport offers comfortable beds, a large, covered deck to enjoy the gorgeous sunsets, and hot...

Secret Cove Trail

Sandspit - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - This trail features second growth forest and lush undergrowth. It is approximately 30 minutes return (without relaxing on the calming beach) This hike is also listed on the Guide to...

Shelden’s Bay Day Use Area

Sandspit - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Camping & Recreational Sites - Hikes - Shelden's Bay Day Use area is listed on the brochure "Recreation Sites and Trails of Haida Gwaii". Shelden's Bay is situated on Moresby island, and is accessible via...

The Sandspit Inn

Sandspit - Restaurants, Lounges & Pubs - What to Do - Shops & Services - Restaurants, Lounges & Pubs - This is a "Love Haida Gwaii Business", featured on the Love Haida Gwaii Website.  The Sandspit Inn has been providing quality, clean and comfortable accommodations on Moresby Island for...

Willows Golf Course

Sandspit - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Golfing - The Willows is a relaxing Par 72, 6154 yd. Ocean-side golf course with the unique challenge of 18 tees to 9 greens. Some holes are exposed to the changes of Island weather while others...

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Contact Us

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

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

Sandspit Visitor Information Centre

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

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