Day 1: Arrival in Prince Rupert, BC
Prince Rupert, BC, the unofficial city of rainbows and the gateway to British Columbia’s dramatic North Coast. On arrival in Prince Rupert you have
an opportunity to visit historic Cow Bay, a must-see attraction.
Day 2: Prince Rupert - Haida Gwaii, BC
This morning we board BC Ferries for our day sailing to the Haida Gwaii. The Haida have called these islands home for over 10,000 years. The voyage
takes us through the Coast Islands, across the Hecate Strait to Skidegate and Queen Charlotte City. It is not unheard of for the Captain of the
BC Ferry to spot whales when coming into the inlet and announce to the passengers that they can be seen. Be sure to have your binoculars and cameras
Day 3: Haida Gwaii, BC
A local guide will accompany our group during our stay on the Haida Gwaii. We travel to Masset visiting Naikoon Provincial Park at the Northern end
of Graham Island. At Tow Hill, a 20-minute walk can be taken to the Blow Hole along with a beach walk on Agate Hole along with a beach walk on
Agate Beach and North Beach.
Day 4: Haida Gwaii, BC
During our stay, visits will be made to The Balanced Rock, St. Mary’s Spring, and the new Haida Heritage Centre. The 26 million dollar centre is a
series of long houses fronted by six traditional totem poles representing each of the 14 clans and is a celebration of the living culture of the
Haida people. We visit the Old Massett (Haida Indian Reserve) with time for shopping at the local stores featuring silver, gold and argillite carvings,
prints and paintings. We also travel to Port Clements an active forestry area. Here we visit the Forestry Museum and learn about the history and
present conditions of the industry.
Day 5: Haida Gwaii, BC
In Skidegate you are treated to a traditional Haida feast in the company of local Haida residents.
Day 6: Haida Gwaii - Prince Rupert, BC
This morning we depart Haida Gwaii to the mainland via the BC Ferry, crossing the Hecate Strait by day and arriving in Prince Rupert in the early evening.
Your evening is at leisure to explore historic Prince Rupert from your convenient hotel location.
Day 7: Depart Prince Rupert, BC
Today we say farewell to British Columbia as you depart home with an appreciation of the beauty and culture of the Haida Gwaii.
- 6 Nights Accommodation (3.5 - 4 star)
- Professional Tour Leader
- Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
- 11 Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 3 Dinners
- Cow Bay
- BC Ferry Crossings
- Naikoon Provincial Park
- Tow Hill
- Agate Beach
- The Balanced Rock
- Haida Heritage Centre
- Old Massett
- Port Clements
- Haida Feast
|Departure Dates 2017:
|| Tour Code
June 8 - 14
August 16 - 22
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