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.
With bike rentals available on-site, choose from mountain, tandem, electric and kids bikes to traverse and experience Quadra Island’s biking trails.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our culinary courses provide rare opportunities to get to know great chefs through a blend of intimate personal instruction and dialogue. Our modern home-style kitchen is designed to make guests feel like they are cooking with their entire family
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.