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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

 

Getting Here & Around

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 twice daily during the summer months 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.

Auto Rentals:

Budget Car & Truck Rentals       

  • Sandspit, 383 Alliford Bay Rd, 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                                                             
  • Queen Charlotte, 3301 Oceanview Dr, 250-559-4423

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 eagle@qcislands.net.

  • Sandspit Taxi, Sandspit, 250-637-5655
  • Eagle Transit, Queen Charlotte, 250-559-4461
  • Ron Souza Limo Service, Queen Charlotte, 250-637-1459
  • Gwaii Taxi and Tours, Skidegate, 250-637-1162
  • Highlander Marine Services, Skidegate, 250-637-1111
  • Mile Zero Taxi, Greater Masset, 250-626-8999
  • Haida Time Taxi, Greater Masset, 250-626-7994

Maps & Guides

Here are our maps of the communities on Haida Gwaii, plus and interactive map with photo galleries, and our Visitor Guide.

 

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.queencharlottevisitorcenter.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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