While at Quadra, experience the unspoiled natural beauty of the diverse marine life of the Discovery Islands. Just by coming to Quadra you give yourself the opportunity to witness seals, otters, herons, starfish, orcas and many other marine animals in their natural environment.
Drew Harbour is a popular destination for sailors looking to take refuge from rough waters. The extension of Rebecca Spit into the harbour makes for calm waters and a great place to moor for those reaching Taku from the sea. For experienced guests, we offer access to rental sailboats at our marina.
Steps from the shore line of Drew Harbour, our stonehouse offers a place to cook, play and mingle with friends and family.
With bike rentals available on-site, choose from mountain, tandem, electric and kids bikes to traverse and experience Quadra Island’s biking trails.
Within the channels and straits of Desolation Sound, the island archipelagos are both isolating and breaktaking in their pristine natural beauty. From Taku, you can either enjoy the view from your room or explore the waters of Desolation Sound by boat.
For many, paddle boarding is a mellow alternative to kayaking. With paddleboard rentals available on site, it’s the most accessible way to experience the open water at Taku.
From Taku the ferry terminal at Heriot Bay is just a quick stroll away. Island hop from Quadra over to Cortes Island for scenic views of Desolation Sound and to discover another island community.
Whether it’s catching shiners off the dock as a family or chasing salmon in the open water, the waters east of Quadra island offer thrilling fishing opportunities for people of all interest and skill levels.
Perhaps the most timeless way to connect with nature, trekking the woods of Quadra Island ranges from waterfront strolls to rigorous adventures. But with all trails eventually leading to breathtaking panoramic views. Discover the magnificent corners of the island through Quadra’s extensive hiking network.
Farm to Table
Farm to Table is the harvesting of local produce for the purpose of cooking it within a short time frame. With a garden located on the resort and a community garden a short drive away, we are privileged and proud of our ability to utilize Farm to Table practices in all our cookery offerings.