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Gwaii Haanas National Park

#1 of 11 things to do in Queen Charlotte City Features Animals
Queen Charlotte City, British Columbia V0T 1S0, Canada
+1 250-559-8818
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Gwaii Haanas on Outer Shores Passing Cloud

We have just returned from our second Gwaii Haanas expedition on Outer Shores’ 70 foot schooner... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jonathan M
Victoria, Canada

We thoroughly enjoyed our full day zodiac tour to the northern half of the park - visiting the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pierre S
Vancouver, Canada
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Queen Charlotte City, British Columbia V0T 1S0, Canada
+1 250-559-8818
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from our second Gwaii Haanas expedition on Outer Shores’ 70 foot schooner Passing Cloud. We rated our first expedition a 27 on a scale of 1 to 10 and the second one would rate even higher. Gwaii Haanas is a “bucket...More

Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our full day zodiac tour to the northern half of the park - visiting the ancient Haida vilages was a truly magical experience.

Thank Pierre S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently booked a 8 day 7 night mothership kayak adventure with Atlas Ocean Adventures and I can whole heartily recommend them and going to Gwaii Haanas for anyone's bucket list. The 52' boat was our home in between daily kayak adventures, fishing for dinner,...More

1  Thank D'Arcy K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The National Park is protected by the Haida jointly with Park Cananda. The natural beauty is amazing, as is the marine and bird life, and Haida Heritage, including a world Unesco site. Pick your tour company carefully depending on what you want kayaking and the...More

Thank Maggiev6j
Reviewed 12 July 2017

While it may take a little extra preparation to visit Gwaii Haanas, the rewards are truly spectacular. To witness the history and beautiful cultural renaissance of the Haida Nation is a great honour and a reaffirmation of the human capacity for resilience. The landscape is...More

Thank GlobalPilgrimMax
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Gwaii Haanas is visited by only a few thousand people each year. We were some of the lucky ones this year. The scenery, sea life, Haida sites, open ocean and the serenity of this special place are all very powerful and unique. We went with...More

Thank boltuprightCanada
Reviewed 1 July 2017

The piece de resistance of our visit was the cultural tour we took with Haida Style Expeditions. This is a tour company with a difference. We set out with our Haida hosts – that day’s captain was Robert, accompanied by navigator, storyteller magnifique and Haida...More

Thank Louise L
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We spent a week on the Passing Cloud, a yacht for 6 people operated by Outer Shores in Victoria. We were flown from Sandspit to the yacht in the Park on a vintage Beaver floatplane at low altitude for a dramatic view and introduction to...More

1  Thank REO-LTL
Reviewed 20 June 2017

In this overcrowded world it is good to know there is remote areas still untouched by Urban sprawl.The scenery and wildlife was spectacular , the boat solid and never felt cramped even with 7 on board Captain James knows his stuff and a great cook....More

Thank Daco9840
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I loved the raw, rustic landscape, the remoteness, the ancient and current histories, the passion of the people and immersion in nature. The Haida Watchmen posts were the best, as we learned about the Eagles and Ravens and thousands of years of history as Canada's...More

Thank DiscoverAndEnjoy
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27 July 2017|
Response from REO-LTL | Reviewed this property |
Google and contact the Haida Gwaii Museum as they have two operators that promote their tours from Queen Charlotte. Know that tis is a rough trip on a zodiac.
11 January 2015|
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Response from journeycouple | Reviewed this property |
The north island ( Graham Is) and part of the south islands are open to the public but most of the raw nature is inside Gwaii Haanas park. It is possible to visit Gwaii Haanas park by reserving with Parks Canada, but entry... More