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.
Our spectacular dock is a place to moor, launch or relax. In front of a beautiful backdrop of West Coast scenery find plenty of mooring space, safe swimming water and views of Rebecca Spit.
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.
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.
Steps from the shore line of Drew Harbour, our stonehouse offers a place to cook, play and mingle with friends and family.
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.
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.
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.
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.