Visit The Centre

Through the Ḵay Llnagaay Heritage Centre we celebrate the living culture of the Haida people. Through our language, art and stories we share our relationship with the land and sea- that which shapes, nourishes, and sustains us.

Ḵay Llnagaay protects and fosters Haida culture by reaffirming our traditions and beliefs, encouraging artistic expression and serving as a keeper of all that we are. Ḵay Llnagaay is a place for the Haida voice to be heard. This is our gift to the world.



Air Canada

  • Daily flight from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to Sandspit (YZP)
  • You will need to drive to Alliford Bay and take the BC Ferries across to Skidegate Landing.
  • There is a airport shuttle to Alliford Bay through Eagle Transit or you can rent a car from Budget.
  • The Haida Heritage Centre is a 2 minute drive or a 10 minute walk from Skidegate Landing.

Pacific Coastal Airlines

  • Daily service from Vancouver’s South Terminal(YVR) to Masset(YMT) during the summer and service three times a week during the shoulder and winter season.
  • To reach the Haida Heritage Centre, it is a 1 hour 30 minute drive (depending on driving conditions) to Skidegate from Masset.

North Pacific Seaplanes

• Daily float plane service between Prince Rupert and Masset

BC Ferries

• A six hour ferry ride from the city of Prince Rupert to Skidegate Landing 2-3 times a week. Reservations are highly recommended.

• If you plan to travel with your own boat, harbour facilities are available at SandspitQueen Charlotte City and Masset. If you are planning to visit Gwaii Haanas please contact Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve Office.

Tours and Activities

Daily tours are offered throughout the Summer season (June-August) and are included with Museum admission.

Private tours and activities are available at an additional cost.

Canoe Chat

The Haida Canoe can be used as an entry point into understanding Haida Culture. The Haida Canoe connects the natural, supernatural and human worlds together, providing a pathway to understanding our language while connecting the Land and Sea.

Monumental Pole Tour

Haida monumental poles are one of the most recognizable and clearly identifiable icons of First Nations cultures worldwide. Join us as we visit some of the many poles at Ḵay Llnagaay to begin to deconstruct the types of poles, their functions and some of the crests and stories that have been displayed from time immemorial, connecting time and place.

Weaving Exhibit Tour

Weaving is an essential part of any culture that provides many basic human needs ranging from food preparation to shelter and clothing. Learn about the four main types of Haida weaving. How materials are gathered and processed and how the practice has evolved over time, reflecting the ever-changing roles of men and women in society.


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Chateau Norm

Norm Wagner
p. 250.559.8455


Your home away from home by the sea.

Misty Inlet House

p. 250.559.8644


2 Vacation rentals centrally located in Queen Charlotte and steps from the shores of the Pacific.

Queen Charlotte Oceanfront Cabin

p. 250.559.4252
f. 530.325.6686


Cozy 300 square foot cabin on the waterfront in Queen Charlotte. Features waterfront deck, queen size sleeping loft with a view, double futon, kitchen, full bathroom. $500 per week from June – August. Discounts for low season.

Octopi Ink

William F. Bellis


Brand new 430 sq. foot two story cottage. One double, and one single bed. Cable, phone, microwave, fridge, and large patio and landscaped fenced yard. Private driveway and entrance, one minute walk to commercial centre. Family and bi weekly rates available.

Hideaway Cabin

p. 250.559.7702


Artist Retreat, Private Accommodation on Oceanfront
Enjoy a luxury pine and cedar cabin with indoor shower, bathroom, and kitchen.
Nestled between Queen Charlotte and Skidegate, this hideaway provides visitors with a relaxing and intimate nature experience.

Gracie's Place

Gracie Flanagan
p. 250.559.4262 or 250.637.1202
f. 250.559.2322


5 unique hotel rooms (3 sleeping and 2 kitchenettes) and 1 deluxe 2 bedroom suite. W/D, BarBQ’s, covered decks, high speed internet.

Abundant Abode

Mike Meegan
p. 250. 559.4428 or 559.0691
f. 250.559.8121


Fully furnished self-contained apartments with amazing ocean views!

Kagan Bay Campsite

(BC Forest Recreation Site)


Six sites located on the Kagan Bay, picnic tables, pit toilets, fire pits, no water.
Located 4km west of Queen Charlotte.

Premier Creek Lodging

p. 250.559.8415 or 1.888.322.3388
f. 250.559.8198


Full of charm and character, this is the oldest hotel on the island. Located on the main street across from the float plane dock and within walking distance of shops. Housekeeping, ensuite, and rooms with a shared bath. Highspeed internet connections in rooms. Breakfast cafe and car rentals on site.

Kelly's Cottage

p. 250.559.8051 (ask for Kelly)


Private 3 bedroom house, full cooking, satellite TV, full laundry
and high speed internet. Beautiful view. Within 5 minute walk
to Queen Charlotte.

Sea Raven Motel

Joseph Lee
p. 250.559.4423


Thirty rooms with attached restaurant. Tour groups welcome!
Open year round.

Spruce Point Lodge

Mary Kellie & Nancy Hett
p. 250.559.8234
f. 250.559.8234


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Misty Harbour Inn

Queen Charlotte, Haida Gwaii
p. 250.559.8600


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