Marine Life

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.


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.


Steps from the shore line of Drew Harbour, our stonehouse offers a place to cook, play and mingle with friends and family.


Imagine a magnificent seaside ceremony followed by an extraordinary reception.
With all your guest’s accommodations right on-site, our wedding venue makes planning your special day that much easier.


Long walks on the beach have always been a great way to connect and relax. Beachcombing along the shores of Quadra Island offers a chance to discover the hidden wonders of the sea while creating lasting memories with friends and family.

Hot Tub

Grab a complimentary towel from the office and rest your mind and muscles in our private hot tub located steps away from the terrace suites.


Taku’s placement in Drew Harbour provides the perfect water conditions for kayakers from beginner to experienced. With Quadra Island Kayaks situated on site and a painless kayak launch conveniently located on the dock, the calm waters of Drew Harbour are a remarkable way to experience the majestic island archipelago of Desolation Sound.

Desolation Sound

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.

Cortes Island

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.


With bike rentals available on-site, choose from mountain, tandem, electric and kids bikes to traverse and experience Quadra Island’s biking trails.