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Quadra Island Activities

Fabulous Adventures with Friends of Wildcoast!

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Do you have an extra day at the beginning or end of your trip and want to add another Quadra Island adventure that the region is known for? Wildcoast has teamed with the best local companies who are offering their adventures to Wildcoast guests. From an exhilarating ride down a mountain trail to a relaxing massage followed by a day at the beach, get the most out of your trip by adding one of these fun adventures.

Quadra Island Hiking

Quadra Island has spectacular hiking trails. From Petroglyphs to beaches, there is so much to explore on Quadra Island. Whether you want to watch for sea birds eagles and whales on an ocean side hike or climb up Chinese Mountain, our list of Quadra Island Hiking Trails is a perfect addition to your island visit.

Aboriginal Tour (2 hours)

Nuyumbalees Cultural Centre. This unique facility, the first of its kind in Canada, was designed specifically to house the Sacred Potlatch Collection returned from the Federal Government after more than twenty years of negotiations. The Potlatch, or Yaqwa, is a Coastal First Nations ceremony which provides a means of publically recognizing and documenting claims of status and privilege. Approx. $10 per person.

Picnic at Rebecca Spit (a long lazy afternoon)

Spend a day at beautiful Rebecca Spit on Quadra Island. The hot spot for both locals and tourists! Rebecca Spit’s rambling beach is the perfect location to chill out for the day. Take a dip or read a book and people watch, this is a great spot to soak in some sun and hang out. Pick up lunch at Quadra Island Farmhouse Cafe, conveniently located directly beside our shop. Their meals and baked goods are beyond delicious!

Golf

Enjoy Quadra Island’s picturesque golf course. From vistas of ocean and mountains, to the quiet of the forest this exceptional golf course is a great outing for all skill levels. Rentals and power carts available.

Fishing Charter (5 hours)

Quadra is the launch point for some of the best salmon fishing in the world. Wildcoast can arrange a full day trip with experienced sport fishing operators that will pick you right at the Gowlland Harbour dock. Trips include fishing gear, bait, rain gear, and the cleaning and bagging of your catch. Approximate cost for 4 people is $650.

Mountain Biking

Enjoy the diversity of Quadra Island and the surrounding area’s trails. Cross streams into old growth forest, visit remote beaches and head up to stunning views from incredible rock bluffs before an exhilarating decent that will have you hooting and hollering with delight! Ask us about including a catered lunch. Bike tours provided by Island Joy Rides.

Wilderness Tour – on a Zodiac! (day tours)

Can’t wait to venture out onto the water? Wildcoast is happy to arrange a day trip with Campbell River Whale Watching to take you on their exciting wilderness tours. Whether you want to venture out to find Grizzly Bears, Eagles, Dolphins, Whales or other wildlife boarding a zodiac will put you into the heart of Johnstone Strait and the Discovery Passage. $150 – 500 per person