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Queen Charlotte Visitor Centre

Closes in 7 min: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Super Helpful

Best place if you need help or advice! The stuff is extremely knowledgeable and always happy to... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Yulia Z
Super friendly

Skye, the clerk who helped us, was knowledgeable and delightful. Nice building with great whale... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
mikegI9448AI
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The Queen Charlotte Visitor Center is located on the waterfront with gorgeous ocean views. Open year round, we are the best local source of information on visiting Haida Gwaii. Inside the longhouse inspired building you will find engaging...more
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3220 Wharf St, Queen Charlotte City, British Columbia V0T 1S0, Canada
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+1 250-559-8316
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

We first tried to visit there when we first got to the islands. However it turned out it was closed on the day we arrived. We did manage to get there the day we were leaving and the lady that works at their hair looks...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

Best place if you need help or advice! The stuff is extremely knowledgeable and always happy to help while suggesting even more ideas and destination points.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Yulia Z
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Skye, the clerk who helped us, was knowledgeable and delightful. Nice building with great whale sculpture outside.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mikegI9448AI
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Not my favourite Visitor Centre on Haida Gwaii—this one is more of a commercial enterprise where you can buy souvenirs. The location, however, is wonderful, situated in a central location with a well-kept garden near Spirit Square and the QC Seawalk. But I didn’t find...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tracy_bains
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Like the visitor centre at the Sandspit Airport, this place is full of useful information for the tourist. Some nice souvenirs, also.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

This travel centre is a destination in itself. Beautiful gift shop, a deck looking over the harbour, little paths with botanical interpretive signage, picnic tables and a strange, lovely whale sculpture. One of the two young staff was extremely well-informed and the other one a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mbw56
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We stopped at all the visitors centres on Hadia Gwaii on out trip. By far the visitors Center in Queen Charlotte City was the best of them. The people working there had a lot of info that help us plan out trip better. The gift...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SoupBC
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I made several visits to the Information Centre during my week in Queen Charlotte, and Skye was extremely helpful every time - whether guiding me about hiking trails, local artists, or restaurants, she was eager to inform. She helped make our visit a success. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sgsterne
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

When you are in town, make this your first stop. The staff is very knowledgeable and helpful , and The added bonus is the gift shop which has all sorts of wonderful things.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gillian729
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

This is a small but very nice TI right in the middle of the town near the dock. They have unique local giftware and lots of info about local things to do. Take time to stop.

Date of experience: August 2018
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