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Wild Waterways Adventures

The Discovery Islands are known by mariners all over the coast for the infamous tidal rapids. On flood tides a natural phenomenon ensues with resident marine mammals and raptors that live their lives subject to flood tides. This unique habitat is nothing short of extraordinary. We travel through the Humpback Whales’ summer/fall sanctuary filled with…

Digital Detox

We hope that during your stay you are so preoccupied with the beauty surrounding you that your technology is left behind. We are quite remote and with that brings a sense of peace we can’t describe but it also means there is little to no cell service.  We do have WiFi and it is the…

Biking

Quadra Island is home to over 100 trails all maintained by local serious biking enthusiasts.  They’re always happy to show folks the trails, even the local legends Sam Whittingham and Andrea Blasekie creators of Naked Bicycles. https://www.nakedbicycles.com  Every Saturday at 9:30am you are welcome to join their Church of Dirt ride.  These are some fantastic…

Sailing

There are a couple of lasers and small sailboats that can be rented from the front desk.  There are many spots to explore on the water though the wind can be a little unpredictable at times.

Climbing

There are almost 250 developed routes on around 25 separate crags concentrated in the Chinese Mountains & Morte Lake area. The quality of the rock is very high. It’s a solid, coarse Andesite, a type of volcanic basalt which has great friction and interesting texture with amazing and sometimes challenging holds, all in spectacular west…

Local Eats & Drinks

Although you can get all the food you need at the grocery store nearby to cook a tasty meal in your suite there are also some very tasty options around the island.   Coffee Java Bay Café has tasty lattes and baked goods. It’s only a short walk away beside Tru-Value grocery store and we suggest…

Quadra Lakes

There’s a beautiful chain of lakes on the east-central of Quadra Island.  Main Lake Provincial Park encompasses six lakes and protects a biologically diverse freshwater system.  This is our usual suggested activity when it’s windy on the ocean.  Pack a picnic and drive 40 minutes north to Village Bay lakes as a day trip and…

Kayaking

There are many reasons why it’s so easy to enjoy kayaking from Taku.  First of all, Taku Marina has a very unique kayak ramp that makes entry and exit from the kayak extremely safe and easy.  Secondly, the water is mostly calm as we’re in a protected part of the island.  Thirdly, there are small…

Hiking

There are endless hikes that will bring you to beautiful rocky shores and through forests of Douglas fir and Hemlock, with some cedar, pine and scattered old growth fir.  Visit the office to pick-up a trail map ($2) and we can help you find the prefect trail you’re looking for whether it’s an easy stroll…