Queen Charlotte, British Columbia
Queen Charlotte is located in beautiful
British Columbia, Canada on the Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte)
are north of Vancouver Island, and just 40 miles
south of the Alaska border.
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If traveling by automobile you'll find
Prince Rupert is the final city where the Yellowhead
Highway 16 meets the Pacific Ocean. You and your vehicle
then need to board the ferry to Skidegate Landing on
the Haida Gwaii, just 2 kilometers from Queen Charlotte
City. On the breathtaking journey, you will travel
through the Coastal Mountains along the Skeena River, one
of the largest rivers in the province, and one of the longest
un-dammed rivers in the world, and then proceed across
the Hecate Strait.
While you're in Queen Charlotte, there are many attractions and local amenities for your enjoyment.
Haida Gwaii has a history of being
one of the oldest occupied regions in the world, with
a First Nations culture that dates back over 10,000 years. Click
here for the website of the President of the Council
of the Haida Nation, Guujaaw http://www.qcislands.net/guujaaw/
The Haida Gwaii Museum and the Haida
Gwaii Heritage Centre feature several exhibits that highlight
the area and illustrate the Haida culture. To go to their
website, click here: http://www.haidaheritagecentre.com/
Gwaii Hannas Park: Together, the Government of
Canada and the Council of the Haida Nation manage the
special place called Gwaii Haanas through a unique agreement. For
some visitors, this opportunity to witness a living culture,
and immerse themselves in nature is a special experience.
To go to their website, click here: http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/bc/gwaiihaanas/index_e.asp
We would be happy to advise you on
other local activities and destinations during your stay
on the islands, such as Trail Adventures and kayaking,
and there is a diversity of crafts and cottage industries
as well. Just make plans now, as I am looking
forward to fishing with you!!
Click here to book your charter now.
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