Queen Charlotte Visitor Centre in Haida Gwaii

Queen Charlotte Visitor Centre

3220 Wharf St, Queen Charlotte, BC

  • Shopping
  • Tourism, Travel & Lodging
  • Non-Profits or Charities
  • Professionally-trained and certified Visitor Information Counselors
  • Two local artisan galleries & extensive retail gift selection
  • Touch-tank aquarium, interpretive garden, and much more to explore

Meet Friends of the QC Visitor Centre

Friends of the QC Visitor Centre is the owner of Queen Charlotte Visitor Centre

The Queen Charlotte Visitor Centre is operated by The Friends of the QC Visitor Centre (FVIC), a non-profit society whose goal is to promote the Queen Charlotte area and increase tourism. The society was established in 2003 and is governed by a board of directors made up of volunteers who are professionals and actively involved within the community of Queen Charlotte and area. All are passionate about Queen Charlotte and Haida Gwaii in general and all of its recreational and cultural opportunities, as well as its businesses that work hard to serve both locals and visitors to the islands.

The Queen Charlotte Visitor Centre works diligently to make the Centre an engaging place for visitors by offering both static and interactive displays as well as comprehensive information about the area. Information is delivered in the form of displays, printed media (brochures and books) and through its trained and certified Visitor Information Counselors. Friendly staff enjoy meeting visitors from all over the world and are enthusiastic about the place where they live and about sharing information that will enhance a visitor’s Haida Gwaii experience.

Informative. Engaging. Connecting.

You might be surprised at what you find inside the Queen Charlotte Visitor Centre. Centrally-located in the heart of Queen Charlotte City, the Visitor Centre has much more than information to offer to tourists. Housed inside a longhouse-inspired building, guests will find interactive displays, including a touch-tank, saltwater aquarium, two artisan galleries filled with inspiring work by local Haida Gwaii artists and crafters and a delightful gift shop filled with items to take home to friends and family to commemorate your visit to Haida Gwaii. The certified, friendly, professional Visitor Information Counselors have an intimate understanding of and familiarity with Queen Charlotte and Haida Gwaii and can send you off to explore places both on and off the beaten path. Get the most from your Haida Gwaii visit by making the Queen Charlotte Visitor Centre your first destination.

When you visit, mention you saw us on Love Haida Gwaii and receive 10% off your gift shop purchase.

Contact + Hours

  • Open daily
  • 8:30 am - 9:00 pm


  • 3220 Wharf St
  • Queen Charlotte, BC
  • V0T 1S0, Canada