Haida Gwaii/Queen Charlotte Islands

Sample Itinerary - Haida Gwaii/Queen Charlotte Islands Tour


Note that, as with all expedition cruises, itineraries vary depending on the interests of the guests, and the actions of weather and wildlife. This sample itinerary is meant to give you an idea of the typical trip.

The World of Haida Gwaii

Day 1 Meet at Masset airport arrivals lounge and welcome. Exploring northern Graham Island regions which typically includes Masset, Old Masset, North Beach, Tow Hill. Dinner and lodge accommodation in Masset area.

Day 2 Tlell, Skidegate, Haida Heritage Centre at KAAY LLNAGAAY, board your boutique expedition ship, orientation, cruising, whale watching, island anchorage and explore ashore.

Day 3 T’aanuu village site, Burnaby Narrows for some of the planet’s densest intertidal life, kayaking, cruising.

Day 4 Sailing southward in Gwaii Haanas, Cape St. James hike (southern tip of Haida Gwaii), Woodruff Bay beach exploration, fishing.

Day 5 Seabirds viewing, UNESCO World Heritage Site visit (SGang Gwaay Haida village site formerly called Ninstints), Rose Harbour visit.

Day 6 Cruising, forest walk, estuary walk, possible bear viewing.

Day 7 Sailing Juan Perez Sound, whale watching, visit seabird researchers at seabird colony.

Day 8 Windy Bay cultural heritage site, whale watching, K'uuna (Skedans) Haida village site.

Day 9 Cruising to Sandspit or Moresby Camp with taxi to Sandspit airport.