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The Pesuta Shipwreck Trail will lead you along East Beach to the remains of the Pesuta, a log barge that ran aground in 1928 - Photo: Owen Perry www.circa1983.ca

Roadside whale-watching in May is a popular activity in Skidegate - Photo: Owen Perry www.circa1983.ca

The Rennell Sound area offers exceptional wilderness camping and short trails for accessing remote west coast beaches - Photo: Owen Perry www.circa1983.ca

Rose Spit - where the Hecate Strait meets Dixon Entrance - Photo: Owen Perry www.circa1983.ca

The rainforest experience - moss carpeted paths, a lingering scent of fresh cedar and the sounds of silence - Photo: Owen Perry www.circa1983.ca

The Looking Around and Blinking House at Windy Bay was built to provide shelter for people during the 1985 blockade against logging on Lyell Island - Photo: Owen Perry www.circa1983.ca

Step into another world as you tour ancient Haida village sites in Gwaii Haanas - Photo: Owen Perry www.circa1983.ca

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

 

Getting Here & Around

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Arriving by Air:

Air Service to the Islands is available daily from Vancouver and Prince Rupert. For schedules and fares please check with the following carriers.

Air Canada flies daily from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to Sandspit International Airport (YZP).

Pacific Coastal Airlines flies daily between Vancouver's South Terminal and the Masset Municipal Airport.

Inland Air has daily scheduled flights between Prince Rupert and the Village of Masset.

Arriving by Water:

BC Ferries provides regular scheduled sailings to the Islands from Prince Rupert year round. Connector service is available in Prince Rupert for the Inside Passage route to Port Hardy on Vancouver Island or north with Alaska's Marine Ferry System.

Personal motor vessels can be accommodated throughout the islands.  The Islands have long been known for their excellent recreational boating opportunities. Many of the Islands communities have Marinas and services catering to recreational boaters. Check our recreational boating directory for more information.

Bike Rentals:

Masset Bikes - Village of Masset

North Beach Surf Shop - Village of Masset

Sandspit Visitor Centre - Sandspit Airport 

Echo Bay Lodge - Queen Charlotte

Green Coast Kayaking - Queen Charlotte

 

Auto Rentals:

Budget Car & Truck Rentals       

  • Sandspit, Airport Terminal, 250-637-5688                                                            
  • Queen Charlotte, 605 Oceanview Dr, 250-559-4641

Island Auto Rentals                        

  • Queen Charlotte, 3101 Oceanview Dr, 250-559-4118

National Car & Truck Rentals      

  • Masset, 1480 Old Beach Rd, 250-626-3833                                                             
  • Skidegate, 107 Front St.          250-559-8013

Rustic Car Rentals                           

  • Masset, 1963 Collison Ave, 250-626-3756

Haida Gwaii RV Vehicle Rentals

  • Queen Charlotte, 3113 Oceanview Dr. 250.637.1202

Gwaii Taxi & Tours, Skidegate 250-559-2380

Taxi / Shuttle Services:

NH Connections: Northern Health's Ferry Connector service provides public bus service to and from BC Ferries' Skidegate terminal. Wheelchair service available. Call Eagle Transit for details.

Airport Shuttle: Service to and from the Sandspit Airport (YZP). Eagle Transit meets Air Canada Jazz flights, Call 1-877-747-4461, toll free anywhere in North America, for reservations or information. You can also email info@eagletransit.net

Maps & Guides

Here are our maps of the communities on Haida Gwaii and an interactive map complete with photo galleries

 

Contact Us

Queen Charlotte Visitor Centre

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

Sandspit Visitor Centre

website: www.lovehaidagwaii.com/businesses/the-sandspit-visitor-centre
email: visitsandspit@gmail.com | telephone: 250.637.5362

Port Clements Visitor Centre

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

Masset Visitor Centre

website: www.massetbc.com
email: info@massetbc.com | telephone: 250-626-3982

Haida Gwaii Tourism

Destination Marketing Organization
website: www.gohaidagwaii.ca
email: tourism@gohaidagwaii.ca

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