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Holistic—and Historic—Partnership Protects ‘Canadian Galapagos’ Off British Columbia; Peter Baker; Pew Trusts

Known as the Canadian Galapagos for its unparalleled biodiversity, Haida Gwaii is the ancestral home to the Haida Nation, coastal rainforests, old-growth stands of cedar, and a UNESCO World Heritage site that symbolizes the importance of the Haida people and their deep-rooted relationship to the land and waters of this region.

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Visiting North America’s most mysterious islands; Melanie Haiken; CNN

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Pristine wilderness dotted by ancient village sites so protected that only 12 people at a time are allowed to step ashore — this is Canada’s final frontier, a remote archipelago off British Columbia’s northernmost coast.

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Experiencing secret splendour aboard the MV Cascadia in Haida Gwaii; Tim Johnson; Globe & Mail

The multi-island archipelago in B.C., teeming with wildlife and steeped in First Nations history, is a rare privilege to behold…

Source: Experiencing secret splendour aboard the MV Cascadia in Haida Gwaii

How to Explore Canada’s Haida Gwaii, the Galapagos of the North; Todd Plummer; Vogue

With rugged landscapes, extraordinary biodiversity, and ancient human history, Canada’s remote archipelago is the place to go for adventurous travelers.

Source: How to Explore Canada’s Haida Gwaii, the Galapagos of the North

Sailing Gwaii Haanas National Park; Patrick; S/V Violet Hour

Gwaii Haanas is a protected area of Haida Gwaii, encompassing hundreds of small islands, forested mountains, and the Haida heritage sites. Few cruisers visit it, because of the time and effort of getting across Hecate Strait.

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Explore: Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve; Michaela Ludwig; British Columbia Magazine

Canada – SGang Gwaay

If you want a chance to explore the heart, the history and the soul of British Columbia, you need to travel to Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve.

Location

The Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, National Marine Conservation Area Reserve, and Haida Heritage Site encompasses the lower half of Haida Gwaii and includes 138 islands, from Tasu Sound and south to Cape St. James.

Access

Access into the park is by boat or plane. Tours are available and the park can be accessed by helicopter, floatplane or a larger boat.

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Canada’s Haida Gwaii archipelago: kayaking to the edge of the world; Shaun Pett; The Guardian

Canada – SGang Gwaay

These remote islands, 100km off British Columbia, are home to one of the oldest traceable populations on Earth, yet they are still fighting to save their environment and ancient culture.

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5 spots to explore in Haida Gwaii; Charmaine Noronha; The Star

Photo credit: Neil Ever Osoborne

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