Kayaking

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.

Biking

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

Stonehouse

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

Climbing

For experienced climbers, the rock faces of Quadra Island offer your next conquest. From the bluffs of the Chinese Mountains to Morte Lake, with even more opportunities available on nearby Discovery Islands, Taku offers a comfortable place to rest your head between ascents.

Hiking

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.

Paddleboarding

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.

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.

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.

Beachcombing

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.

Fishing

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.