The gravel road from Holberg winds on to this rustic fishing village at the Pacific edge of Quatsino Sound. The sheltered harbour features stilt homes, fishing boats, a boardwalk and Kwaksistah Regional Park’s thunderbird totem pole.
Things to do in Winter Harbour
- Stroll the waterfront cedar boardwalk in this quaint and historic fishing village nestled in a sheltered harbour southwest of Holberg.
- Embark on a sports fishing charter for a rich bounty of salmon, halibut and ling cod fresh from Quatsino Sound and the open Pacific. Book a stay in a campground, RV park or wilderness fishing lodge.
- Hike the Botel Park Trail (which delivers gorgeous views of Matthews Island and Forward Inlet) or the Grant Bay Trail out to a surf-pounded beach facing the open Pacific.
- Bring a digital camera and fill it with images of eagles, sea otters, fishing boats, kayakers, seaside homes and friends with big smiles hoisting the catch of the day.