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We recently toured Haida Gwaii and drove through Skidegate. This is a quaint native village with a... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Ken H
Kamloops, Canada
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When flying Air Canada to Haida Gwaii from Vancouver you land at Sandspit which is on Moresby... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
Bob H
Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

We recently toured Haida Gwaii and drove through Skidegate. This is a quaint native village with a lot of history. Take the beach drive through Skidegate and take the time to watch the beautiful eagles in the trees at shores edge. Low tides will have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

When flying Air Canada to Haida Gwaii from Vancouver you land at Sandspit which is on Moresby Island. Haida Gwaii is basically two main islands Moresby and Graham and untold other islands, inlets and absolute pristine rugged country. The islands were previously known as the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Bob H
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Locals can help you learn what is open on the day you are in town otherwise you could miss things! Not a lot shops but far better than Queen Charlotte City. Make sure you leave time to explore.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

I admit to being a little conflicted seeing “Skidegate” listed as an attraction here as if it were some community locked in time, i.e.: Barkerville – a literal museum town. I mean, other communities on Haida Gwaii aren’t listed as “attractions” like Old Massett or...More

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank PookyCake
Reviewed 22 December 2016

This is a village immersed in history, tragic at times. It is one of the two main villages of the Haida Nation, where survivors of the 19th century smallpox epidemics congregated. Today, it has a number of poles, shops and other attractions, but it is...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Interesting place with lots of heritage. Numerous totems even in front of homes. Cemetery area interesting from a distance but no photos and off limits to all but the locals. Very friendly community.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank LLHH
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Skidegate located in Haida Gwaii (formerly Queen Charlotte Islands) is a small town of 800 Haida and Canadian people that is the focal point of Haida activity on the island. It is worth a walk around and a visit to its neighborhoods, museum of Haida...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Elliot S
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We were fortunate to get to visit Skidegate during Skidegate Days (their fair running from July 16-18). We got to enjoy bannock and smoked salmon, see Haida boat races (done by both locals and tourists), fish splitting competitions, log cutting demonstrations, a marathon, as well...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Karen K
Reviewed 28 July 2015

While strolling down the street next to the waterfront, we had a woman pull up along side and ask if we were too hot and needed a ride. We told her we were 'just strolling' so she pointed out a number of places to see...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank OceanParkGuy
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Skidegate is a waterfront Haida community that can best be enjoyed by parking the car and taking a nice, leisurely walk. You will pass by some Haida artist’s studios, the cemetery with its beautiful totems (unfortunately, no admittance allowed) and a mix of residences. This...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank Via_girl
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