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Land Acknowledgement

GILAKAS’LA. Vancouver Island North communities are located on the traditional territory of the Kwakwakaʼwakw people, who have been stewards of this land since time immemorial.

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Alert Bay
Coal Harbour
Holberg
Port Alice
Port Hardy
Port McNeill
Quatsino
Sointula
Telegraph Cove
Winter Harbour
Woss
Broughton Archipelago
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Every inch of Vancouver Island North is teeming with wildlife, creatures great and small; the land up here still belongs to the wild things.
Kayaking
Every inch of Vancouver Island North is teeming with wildlife, creatures great and small; the land up here still belongs to the wild things.
Hiking
Every inch of Vancouver Island North is teeming with wildlife, creatures great and small; the land up here still belongs to the wild things.
Parks & Camping
Every inch of Vancouver Island North is teeming with wildlife, creatures great and small; the land up here still belongs to the wild things.
Arts & Culture
Every inch of Vancouver Island North is teeming with wildlife, creatures great and small; the land up here still belongs to the wild things.
Indigenous Culture
Every inch of Vancouver Island North is teeming with wildlife, creatures great and small; the land up here still belongs to the wild things.
Heritage Culture

Every inch of Vancouver Island North is teeming with wildlife, creatures great and small; the land up here still belongs to the wild things.

Rainy Days
Every inch of Vancouver Island North is teeming with wildlife, creatures great and small; the land up here still belongs to the wild things.
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Take the North Island Wild Pledge

The Wild Pledge is a promise to practise responsible tourism and journey with care when visiting Vancouver Island communities, businesses, Indigenous communities, forests and oceans.

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It’s important to prepare for the unexpected on your Vancouver Island North Travels. Know before you go and plan accordingly.

tips for camping responsibly

In order to keep wildlife wild and ensure these natural areas remain pristine for future visitors, it’s important that everyone does their part to reduce waste and keep recreation areas clean.

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