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Top Choice National Park in Haida Gwaii

Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, National Marine Conservation Area Reserve & Haida Heritage Site

This huge Unesco World Heritage site with a name that's a mouthful encompasses Moresby and 137 smaller islands at its southern end. It combines a time-capsule look at abandoned Haida villages with hot springs, amazi…
Top Choice Museum in Haida Gwaii

Haida Heritage Centre at Kay Llnagaay

One of the top attractions in the north is this marvelous cultural center. With exhibits on history, wildlife and culture, it would be enough reason to visit the islands just by itself. The rich traditions of the Ha…
Top Choice Seafood in Haida Gwaii

Charters Restaurant

The numbers are small: six tables, three entrees. But the pleasure is great: simply delicious food, such as seafood fettuccine and fresh local halibut. The changing menu also features burgers, ribs, salads and more.…
Park in Haida Gwaii

Naikoon Provincial Park

Much of the island's northeastern side is devoted to the beautiful 726-sq-km Naikoon Provincial Park, which combines sand dunes and low sphagnum bogs, surrounded by stunted and gnarled lodgepole pine, and red and ye…
Cafe in Haida Gwaii

Queen B's

This funky place in Queen Charlotte excels at baked goods, which emerge from the oven all day long. There are tables with water views outside, and lots of local art inside.
Seafood in Haida Gwaii

Ocean View Restaurant

Good fresh seafood (try the halibut) is the specialty at this casual Queen Charlotte dining room, where some tables look out to the harbor. Check for specials. Decent beer list.
Bakery in Haida Gwaii

Moon Over Naikoon

Embodying the spirit of its location, on a road to the end of everything, this tiny community center–cum-bakery is housed in an old school bus in a clearing about 6km from Masset. The baked goods and coffee are bril…
Museum in Haida Gwaii

Port Clements Museum

Learn about early logging practices and check out toys and tools from pioneering days. Nearby is the fenced-in cutting of the famous but felled Golden Spruce. It's alive but rather shrub-like.
Museum in Haida Gwaii

Dixon Entrance Maritime Museum

Housed in what was once the local hospital, the museum features exhibits on the history of this seafaring community, with displays on shipbuilding, medical pioneers, military history, and nearby clam and crab canner…
Seafood in Haida Gwaii

Haida House

This Haida-run restaurant has excellent, creative seafood and other dishes with island accents, such as Haida favorites with berries. Also rents plush rooms.