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Gwaii Haanas National Park

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Queen Charlotte City, British Columbia V0T 1S0, Canada
+1 250-559-8818
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We made our first trip to Haida Gwaii in August. We were trying to get a taste of the whole... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Cameron H
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Atlas Ocean Tours

Atlas Ocean Tours is a mothership kayaking tour into Gwaii Haanas. We travelled southbound with... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Whitehorse, Canada
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Queen Charlotte City, British Columbia V0T 1S0, Canada
+1 250-559-8818
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We made our first trip to Haida Gwaii in August. We were trying to get a taste of the whole archipelago and I'm glad we made the effort to get to Gwaii Haanas. We did a one day tour to Windy Bay, Kunna, and Tanu....More

Thank Cameron H
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Atlas Ocean Tours is a mothership kayaking tour into Gwaii Haanas. We travelled southbound with captain-extrordinaire Barret and two other lovely couples. It was a trip of a lifetime. The whole experience is a surreal memory - one that is locked in and will never...More

Thank FanceeFree15
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Not for the timid, but a wilderness adventure like few on earth. Bears on the beaches, whales near shore, wild weather, wind & waves. Last chance to see standing totems of Skedans, as they will all have fallen within a few years. Unesco Site is...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 5 September 2017

My wife and I recently returned from our second trip to Gwaii Haanas, captained by James Nickerson aboard the MV Atlas, the kayaking mothership run by Atlas Ocean Tours. It's rare for my wife and I (nature junkies and outdoor enthusiasts) to repeat our tracks....More

Thank kenw20142014
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Wildlife, sea life, fishing, kayaking, Haida villages ... All PERFECT. Travelled with MV Atlas. Ship captain was so helpful. Experiences of a lifetime including catching (and releasing) a 100 lb. halibut, jigging! So much fresh fish, prawns and crab for meals and nothing wasted ......More

Thank TorontoSelby
Reviewed 10 August 2017

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 10 August 2017

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 9 August 2017 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 5 August 2017

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 13 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

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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.
12 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