Eco Tours & Indigenous Cultural Experiences
Experience the wild beauty of British Columbia’s coastal rainforests through the eyes of your First Nations guide as they share their culture, history and traditions. Get out on the water to view wildlife, roam remote beaches, or listen to stories and learn how to weave cedar or make drums. k’awat’si Tours is your connection to Indigenous culture in Port Hardy on Vancouver Island.
Wa’p & Bi’dagwa’nam
Come aboard and witness a truly magnificent natural marvel - the Nakwakto Rapids are the fastest navigable tidal rapids on Earth! The untouched wilderness and coast will leave you in amazement as you learn about the Gwa’sala Nakwaxda’xw First Nations history on these waters and the deeply seeded roots of their ancestors.
Wa’p & Max’inux
Climb aboard and discover Hardy Bay, God’s Pocket or wherever the wildlife may be! Our local guide will take you for a 3-hour adventure where you could see marine mammals such as whales, porpoises, stellar sea lions and marine birds.
A’wi’nagwitl, K’waxala & U’ligan
Travel with us in our climate controlled passenger motor coach to San Josef Bay, one of the most beautiful and iconic beaches on the West Coast. Located in Cape Scott Provincial Park, San Josef Bay is popular for its beautiful sandy beach and infamous rock stack formations.
Kwa'lilas Hotel is owned and operated by the Gwa’sala Nakwaxda’xw First Nations and is proud to offer Indigenous cultural experiences to groups. The Indigenous experiences include cedar weaving, drum making, and elder's storytelling. We also offer guided tours of the Quatse Salmon Stewardship Centre that include a visit to beautiful Storey’s Beach.