Frequently Asked Questions
1. HOW MANY PEOPLE WILL BE INCLUDED IN MY EXPERIENCE?
Our guides take up to 14 guests each day to keep the groups small, personal and much more fun!
2. HOW LONG IS EACH EXPERIENCE?
Feast Upon Arrival: 5 hours
Yakoun Lake: 4 hours
Golden Spruce Trail, Port Clements Museum, Tlell Galleries: 6 hours
Sleeping Beauty Hike: 5 hours
Pesuta Shipwreck Hike: 6 hours
Remote Rennel Sound: 8 hours
Moresby Foraging, Beachcombing, & Fine Diningl: 10 hours
Salmon Fishing Charter: 8 hours
Exploring Northern Graham Island: 8 hours
Stand Up Paddleboard River: 5 hours
Stand Up Paddleboard Bearskin Bay: 2 hours
Haida Heritage Centre, Haida Gwaii Museum, & Balance Rock: 6 hours
3. ARE PETS ALLOWED?
We do not allow pets.
4. WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION POLICY?
Please see policy.
5. ARE THERE BATHROOMS LOCATED AT EACH DESTINATION?
We will ensure we stop at coffee shops and outhouses during all tours.
6. CAN MY EXPERIENCE BE CANCELED DUE TO BAD WEATHER?
As you’ve probably already heard, the weather in Haida Gwaii can change instantly and we check the weather more than most people check their Email. It’s possible that our experiences could be adjusted or canceled to ensure the safety of our guests and staff.
7. HOW AND WHEN DO I PAY FOR MY EXPERIENCE?
Payments are made via e-transfer ninety (90) days prior to tour.
8. DO I HAVE TO MAKE RESERVATIONS?
Although reservations are highly recommended to guarantee your spot, we understand the unpredictable nature of traveling. We know plans can change in an instant and we will do our best to work with guests who may have not booked ahead but are still looking to take advantage of our experiences.
9. WHAT CAN I DO IF I CAN’T DO THE HIKE?
In order to accommodate all visitors our experiences run on a daily rotating schedule and do not always include a hike. There are experiences we offer that do not include a hike. Guests can choose not to participate in the hike into Secret Cove or up Tow Hill, but still participate in all other aspects of the tour. Please refer to our experience pages to find what experience is right for you.
10. ARE THERE MEALS INCLUDED WITH THE EXPERIENCES?
All of our experiences include a meal other than paddling Bearskin Bay.
11. CAN YOU CATER FOR MY DIETARY REQUIREMENTS?
Our guides will try their best to ensure there are sufficient alternative options for anyone with specific requirements. Let us know when you book if you have any requirements.
12. CAN I BRING FOOD AND DRINK IN THE VEHICLE?
Yes, Ocean Edge Expeditions is happy to allow you to bring non-alcoholic drinks and snacks on board.
13. ARE THERE AGE RESTRICTIONS?
Children under the age of ten may not have the endurance to participate in stand up paddle boarding or Sleeping Beauty tours.
14. HOW MANY GUESTS CAN YOU ACCOMMODATE?
Minimum 4, maximum 14. OEE is able to accommodate additional guests for tailored bookings.
14. WHY "LIVE ON THE EDGE"?
Renowned Haida artist Robert Davidson explained "If you live on the edge of the circle, that is the present moment. What's inside (the circle) is knowledge, experience: the past. What's outside has yet to be experienced. The real trick is to live on the edge."
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