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Haida Gwaii/ The Queen Charlotte Islands
  Haida Gwaii is an archipelago of more than 150 islands. It has gained a reputation for outstanding natural beauty and a remarkable First Nations culture. 

The wildlife viewing in the Haida Gwaii is varied and interesting. Visitors can  watch various birds or catch sight of migrating whales or seals and sea lions. There are freshwater streams in abundance as well as the ocean itself, to lure adventurous fishers to this unique spot. Hiking, biking and walking on the beaches or numerous trails provides enjoyment as well as relaxation for the outdoor enthusiasts. 

Spruce Trees
  Totem Pole This area can provide something of interest to everyone; history, archaeology, fishing, boating, hiking, biking and more. The four main towns and numerous communities on the island all have something unique to offer. The island pace is slow and relaxing so you can explore and enjoy at your leisure. 

Population:
Massett - 1470 
Queen Charlotte City - 1300 
Sandspit - 834 
Skidegate - 570 

  Climate:
Summer Average: 18 C 
Winter Average: 4 C 

 Precipitation:
rainfall - 100 cm/yr 
snowfall - 28 cm/yr 
 

Tree Full of Eagles
Whales
  One of Many Beaches
Main Industries:
fishing, tourism, logging 

Access:
To reach the islands, you can travel from Prince Rupert by air or ferry. The trip by air is about 45 minutes; the ferry crossing takes about six hours. Direct air service from Vancouver is also available. Once on the islands there are various charter boat operations to take you exploring or fishing. 
 

  Recreation Facilities & Activities: 
golf course (Sandspit), golf course,  gym, swiming pool, curling rink, picnic sites, camping and boat launch facilities, charter boat operations, hiking, swimming, biking, sea kayaking, beachcombing, crabbing, hunting 
Towhill
  One of Many Beaches Local Attractions:
Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve/Haida Heritage Site (Gwaii Haanas), Queen Charlotte Island Museum, Bill Reid totem pole, Loo Taas Canoe, longhouses, Balancing Rock, Indian Island, Honna Fish Hatchery (Skidegate), shipwrech Hike (Tlell), Heritage Museum, Haida Canoe (Port Clements), Delkatla Wildlife Sanctuary, Haida Village Museum, Tow Hill, Agate Beach, arts &crafts shops, totem poles (Masset)

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