Licensed operators offer a variety of expeditions, tours and transporation options. Excursions range from flight seeing and day trips by motor boat to multi-day sea kayak or sailing expeditions.

Only operators who are licensed by Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, National Marine Conservation Area Reserve and Haida Heritage Site may operate within Gwaii Haanas.

Below is a list of all tour operators that have an allocation to operate in Gwaii Haanas. These business may or may not be intending to operate in Gwaii Haanas in 2017.

The Gwaii Haanas business licensing process ensures that minimum safety standards are met for all businesses that operate in Gwaii Haanas. However, Gwaii Haanas does not evaluate guides on the extent of local knowledge, and service standards vary from business to business. You are encouraged to discuss your service expectations with your prospective transportation or tour company prior to confirming your trip plans.

If you have any questions as to whether a business is authorized to conduct trips in Gwaii Haanas, please contact visitor services team leader Anna Maria Husband at 250-559-6322 or

Air ChartersKayak ToursKayak MothershippingKayak RentalsTransportation ServicesPowerboat ToursSailboat ToursDiving PlatformsDive Tours Overnight Hiking
Archipelago Ventures Ltd. yes yes yes
Atlas Ocean Tours yes yes
Bluewater Adventures yes yes
Butterfly Tours - Sea
Kayak Haida Gwaii
yes yes
Duen Sailing Adventures yes yes
Gnoses yes yes
Green Coast Kayaking Ltd yes
Gwaii Haanas Guest House yes yes yes yes yes
Haida Gwaii Charters (2010) Ltd yes
Haida Style Expeditions yes yes
Highlander Marine Services Ltd. yes
Inland Air Charters yes yes
Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures yes
Lindblad Expeditions yes
Maple Leaf Adventures yes yes
Moresby Explorers yes yes yes yes
Mount Moresby Adventure Camp yes
Ocean Adventures Charter Co. Ltd. yes yes
Ocean Light II Adventures yes yes
Ocean Sound Kayaking Company yes
Outer Shores Expeditions yes yes
Rose Harbour Guest House yes yes yes yes
Tofino Expeditions Ltd. yes
Wayne Nicol yes
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