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Ocean Edge Expeditions is pleased to announce we’re accepting risk-free bookings for 2022!  Your health and well-being are our priority, thus we’ve implemented enhanced health and hygiene protocols.  Plus, payment is only required within 60 days of booked tour and fully refundable if trips are cancelled due to government-sanctioned travel restrictions.  Contact us today with any questions.  We look forward to helping you plan your next adventure to Haida Gwaii!  

The link below provides access to the Council of the Haida Nation's orientation to Haida Gwaii and pledge to agree to respectful actions during your visit to Haida territory.


Shelley Sansome



Ocean Edge Expeditions

By Land, By Water, By Locals

Haida Gwaii is a land full of scenic wonders, has a unique indigenous culture, and is awe inspiring, energy giving, and life enriching. Ocean Edge Expeditions want to ensure you see the very best of Haida Gwaii, which is why we’ve developed a variety tours for you to enjoy the highlights of this magical place.  Customized tours are also available so you can check everything off your bucket list.

The islands’ manageable size allows guests to cover a diverse range of attractions in one trip and our experiences include novel ways to explore popular destinations as well as hidden spots well off the beaten track.


Why Ocean Edge Expeditions?

Local Guides

We’re dedicated to connecting people with the natural wonders of Haida Gwaii by offering unique land-based and water (i.e. ocean, river, & lake) experiences.  Explore local spots with a guide who is passionate about showing you their backyard.

Your Ride

Travel in style in our comfortable 15-passenger Ford Transit 350 XLT van with ample space and head room.  Your ride may also include an inflatable Red Paddle Co. Ride stand up paddleboard or a 2021 Thunder Jet Alexis Pro fishing boat.

Small Groups

Our trips have a maximum group size of 14 for land-based experiences, 6 for stand up paddleboard experiences, and preferably 4 for salmon fishing (private charter), so you are bound to bond with your travel family. Private tours can also be arranged.

Breathtaking Scenery

Natural backdrops include pristine beaches, lush forests, mountain ranges, and crystal-clear waters.


Our Services

We work with you to ensure you get the most out of your experience with us.  Our services are high quality, comfortable, informative, and tailored to your needs such that they will enable you to have a greater appreciation of the natural environment and culture of Haida Gwaii. Your guide will share local knowledge and their innate respect for the natural landscape located on the traditional territory of the Haida people.

Ocean Edge Expeditions is your pathway to adventures on Haida Gwaii!  Our fun and educational programs are designed to cultivate appreciation for the ecological value of Haida Gwaii.  We are committed to connecting you with nature to inspire conservancy.  Live the experience!  We maintain safe, professional and quality experiences every time. 

Tailored tours are also available, please contact us to help you plan your trip. 


Land Tours

Ocean Edge Expeditions offers a wide range of immersive land tours to encounter spectacular scenery and explore the rich and diverse ecosystems of Haida Gwaii.  Explore the local way of life with us during unique experiences on and off the beaten path.

When you travel with Ocean Edge Expeditions, everything is taken care of.  Your guide will go above and beyond to make your experience truly unforgettable.  

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Experiences

Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) is a fun and relatively easy sport that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities.  SUP gives you the feeling of walking on water and the ability to peer into its depths.  Alongside your experienced guide you will paddle at a relaxing pace and explore the waters of the Tlell River or Bearskin Bay.  These waters are great for seasoned paddlers or people brand new to the sport.
No experience is required, and all equipment is provided.

World Class Fishing

View Haida Gwaii from the ocean with a day (approx. 8 hours) of world class fishing for an exhilarating experience.


"The earth has music for those who listen."

William Shakespeare