Haida Gwaii - Queen Charlotte Is.

  • July 10 - 21, 2017 (SOLD OUT)
  • No rooms needed in Edmonton - July 11 - 20, 2017
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Highlights

Mount Robson
Ksan Historical Village and Museum
North Pacific Cannery Village Museum
Naikoon Provincial Park including
Blow Hole, Agate Beach and North
Beach
The Balanced Rock
St. Mary’s Spring
Haida Heritage Centre
Old Massett
Forestry Museum – Port Clements
2 Lunches
Traditional Haida Feast – Skidegate
Farewell Dinner

Featured Video

Haida Gwaii Tour

Haida Gwaii Tour

Senior Tour Director Koral Carpentier tells us about WestWorld Tours' Haida Gwaii tour.

Itinerary

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Day 1 Home Cities to Edmonton, AB

Day 1

Home Cities to Edmonton, AB

Fly from your home to Edmonton or take the WestWorld Coach from Regina and Saskatoon (and along route) at no extra charge.

Day 2 Edmonton to Prince George, BC

Day 2

Edmonton to Prince George, BC

Today we cross the British Columbia border and visit Mount Robson, which has the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. We continue along to Prince George enjoying the beautiful scenery.

Day 3 Prince George to Terrace, BC

Day 3

Prince George to Terrace, BC

As we continue westward we follow the beautiful rivers and valleys of northern British Columbia. This afternoon we will be stopping to visit the Ksan Historical Village and Museum in Hazelton where the village of Gitanmaax had existed for centuries. The cultural centre is dedicated to illustrating the richness of Gitxsan culture and history.

Day 4 Terrace to Prince Rupert, BC

Day 4

Terrace to Prince Rupert, BC

Prince Rupert is where Canada’s Wilderness Begins. We will tour the North Pacific Cannery Village Museum. It is the most complete cannery that remains in these remote villages and is also a National Historic Site.

Day 5 Prince Rupert to Queen Charlotte City, BC

Day 5

Prince Rupert to Queen Charlotte City, BC

We board BC Ferries this morning for our day sailing to the Queen Charlotte Islands. The Haida have called these islands home for over 10,000 years. We will be sailing across the Hectate Strait to Skidegate and Queen Charlotte City. We will be spending 4 nights in Queen Charlotte City.

Day 6 Queen Charlotte City

Day 6

Queen Charlotte City

Today we will visit the Naikoon Provincial Park which is located at the north end of Graham Island. This park has wonderful sandy beaches, rolling sand dunes, rock cliffs, marine tidal pools, great viewing look-outs and amazing west coast fauna and flora plus much more. At Tow Hill we will take a short walk to the Blow Hole along with walks along Agate Beach and North Beach. The Blow Hole is an underground catapult of water surge channels carved through the coastline rocks. Your lunch today will be included.

Day 7 Queen Charlotte City

Day 7

Queen Charlotte City

We visit Old Massett today where everyone will get a chance to check out the local Haida artists for silver, gold or argillite carvings and jewelry. We will also travel to an active forestry are, Port Clements. A visit to the Forestry Museum is planned.
 

Day 8 Queen Charlotte City

Day 8

Queen Charlotte City

Today we will stop at the Balance Rock which is a large boulder left behind after the retreat of the ice age. We will also visit St. Mary’s Spring and the Haida Heritage Centre. The centre is a magnificent cedar multi-complex consisting of five contemporary monumental timber longhouses. Your lunch today will be included. The Greeting House provides spectacular views of the totem poles, the ocean and the surrounding islands.

Tonight we will be treated to a traditional Haida Feast in Skidegate.

Day 9 Queen Charlotte City to Prince Rupert, BC

Day 9

Queen Charlotte City to Prince Rupert, BC

Today we leave the Queen Charlotte Islands via the BC Ferry.  We will arrive back in Prince Rupert early for some free time this evening.

Day 10 Prince Rupert to Prince George, BC

Day 10

Prince Rupert to Prince George, BC

Today we have a leisurely day of travel as we go back along Highway 16. We will visit the alpine themed town of Smithers.  This evening  join your Tour Director, Driver and Friends at our WestWorld Tours Farewell Dinner.
 

Day 11 Prince George to Edmonton, AB

Day 11

Prince George to Edmonton, AB

Today we cross back into Alberta and arrive in Edmonton for the evening. We can reminisce about our wonderful tour and make plans to meet up again with newfound friends.
 

Day 12 Edmonton to Home Cities

Day 12

Edmonton to Home Cities

Today we return home to Saskatchewan. The prairie landscape is always inviting. Fly passengers will be transferred to the airport.