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National Geograhic

Forget the name. Desolation Sound is Canada's best-kept secret.

From whale watching to bunking at rustic-luxe resorts, here are six ways to embrace the remote wilderness that is British Columbia’s largest marine park.

September 22, 2023 - National Geographic - By Kim Brown Seely- By 

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The Klahoose Way

Experience the magic and innovation of Klahoose Wilderness Resort

September 20, 2023 - The Collective Magazine - By Camilla Sampson- By 

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These Are The 10 best New Hotels In the World

September 20, 2023 - The - By Joane Acar 


The 10 Best Luxury & Boutique Hotels in Canada

Why we love it: A Klahoose-owned retreat in a sublime natural setting

August 25, 2023 - AFAR - By Aislyn Greene 



August 24, 2023 - Kenmore Air Blog 

Campbell River Mirror

Klahoose resort gets eco-certification for sustainable practices

August 9, 2023 -Black Press Media 

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Klahoose Wilderness Resort receives silver certification

August 8, 2023 -Powell River Peak



Klahoose Wilderness Resort Receives Silver Certification from GreenStep Sustainable Tourism

August 8, 2023 - Press Release - Klahoose Wilderness Resort 


Indigenous Water-Based Activities and Guided Tours to Explore In British Columbia

August 3, 2023 - Toronto Guardian - By Tosin Ajogbeje 

National Geograhic

4 of Canada's best wildlife-watching trips, from spirit bears to cloud wolves

June 26, 2023 - National Georgic Traveller (UK)  - By Georgia Stephens

Who Australia

5 TikTok Famous Hotels to add to your bucket list immediately

June 20, 2023 - Who magazine - By Madison Scott 

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Klahoose Wilderness Resort is a 2023 Game Changers Award Winner for “Travel Tours & Experience” by Full Time Travel

June 6, 2023 - Full Time Travel 

Drift Travel Magazine

#WHERETONEXT > Canada > Klahoose Wilderness Resort > British Columbia, Canada

May 302023 - Drift Travel Magazine

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Klahoose Wilderness Resort today announced it has been recognized by Tripadvisor as a 2023 Travelers’ Choice award winner. 

May 26, 2023 - Press Release - Klahoose Wilderness Resort

12 Ways to Explore Indigenous Culture in Canada 

April 24, 2023 - Auburn Lane - By Sonya   

Hello Vancity

5 Ways to Embrace Regenerative Travel with Indigenous Tourism on Earth Day

April 20, 2023 - Hello Vancity - By James Chung  

Today in BC

Indigenous B.C. wilderness resort recognized as one of best new hotels in the world. One of Klahoose Wilderness Resort’s biggest assets is its location, AFAR Stay List 2023 says.

April 5, 2023 -Campbell River Mirror - Black Press - By Alistair Taylor  


Indigenous-owned B.C. resort named to list of top 15 resorts in the world

April 4, 2023 - Vancouver Sun - By Aleesha Harris  


Un hôtel autochtone parmi les meilleurs au monde, selon un magazine de voyage

April 7, 2023 - Radio Canada International

AFAR Best New Hotels in the World

Klahoose Wilderness Resort selected as one of AFAR Magazine’s Best New Hotels of 2023

April 4, 2023 - AFAR- By Jennifer Flowers  

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In this print magazine issues read about Regenerative Travel-how you can make your adventures matter…how you can leave a destination better than you found it. (Print Only)

March 28, 2023 - explore - By Ryan Staurt 

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The Klahoose Way - Experience the magic and innovation of Klahoose Wilderness Resort (Print Only)

March 31, 2023 - Strathcona Collective- By Camilla Sampson 

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Nature-focused vacations a growing trend that connects travellers to their destination. "Klahoose Wilderness Resort in British Columbia is a prime location for travellers excited to sport wilderness, like bears and humpback whales.'

March 21, 2023 - The Globe and Mail - By Stacy Lee Kong

London Evening Standard

17 soul-soothing nature retreats — from Negev to North Wales. "Opened just last year, indigenous-owned Klahoose is set among the forest-fringed waters of Desolation Sound in the north of British Columbia. While the scenery and wildlife is spectacular — grizzly bear viewing tours"

March 17, 2023 - London Evening Standard - By Alicia Miller

Narcity Vancouver

5 All-Inclusive Resorts In BC Where You Can Get A Dreamy Vacay With Breathtaking Views

March 11, 2023 -  Narcity Vancouver -By Sierra Riley

Can Geo

Tiwšɛm (learn): a stay at Klahoose Wilderness Resort
On the coast of B.C.'s mainland awaits an immersive experience on the water's edge, where tourism can be an act of reconciliation

March 15, 2023 - Canadian Geographic - By Abi Hayward with Photography by Ben Powless 

My VanCity

International Women’s Day - 5 Indigenous Women in Business You Need To Know. Charissa Hunt, Housekeeping Manager and Cultural Interpreter at Klahoose Wilderness Resort. Marrying hospitality and cultural education at Klahoose Wilderness Resort

March 8, 2023 - My VanCity 


WINNER:  Indigenous Operator Or Experience Award

Sponsored by Indigenous  Tourism BC and Indigenous Tourism Canada, this award recognizes Indigenous tourism businesses that demonstrate authenticity, cultivate a greater understanding of Indigenous culture, history and traditions, and contribute to the resilience of the local Indigenous community.

March 3, 2023 - Destination British Columbia 

The Georgia Straight Newspaper

Famous as one of B.C.'s most beautiful destinations, the Sunshine Coast is ready to greet you this spring

February 27, 2023 - The Georgia Straight

Toronto Star

Whales, grizzlies and the ‘unicorns of the sea’: The best places to go wildlife watching in Canada

February 4, 2023 - By Wing Sze Tang Special to The Star


Signature EVP Ignacio Maza Shares His Must-Visit Destinations in 2023

February 2, 2023 - Luxury Travel Advisor by Newsdesk 

4V1 Indigenous Voices

Indigenous Voices of Vancouver Island is a five-episode limited podcast series that showcases Indigenous Entrepreneurs working in the travel industry on Vancouver Island

January 18, 2023 - 4V1,  Indigenous Voices of our Ancestors

23 Incredible Indigenous Cultural Experiences To Have In Canada In 2023

January 10, 2023 - Adventure Awaits, Jami Savage

Muddy Stilettos

Tempting travel trends: where to holiday in 2023!

January 3, 2023 - Muddy Stilettos


Discover 7 Of Canada’s Top Properties Offering Indigenous Wellness Experiences

January 10, 2023 - Forbes, Sandra MacGregor


25 extraordinary travel experiences for 2023

December 20, 2022 - Signature Luxury Travel & Style 

Delve into British Columbia’s wilderness with First Nation guides. 

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Entre authenticité et modernité, 6 expériences originales à vivre auprès des peuples autochtones du Canada

December 15, 2022 - GEO France 

Les nombreuses communautés autochtones du Canada sont connues pour leur généreux sens de l'hospitalité et leur esprit d'entreprise. Découvrez leurs cultures ancestrales lors d’expériences touristiques inoubliables.

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The 23 best places to go in 2023

November 29, 2022 - Condé Nast Traveller - CNET Editors - Chloe Berge

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Go for: New Indigenous-led experiences and wilderness lodges


The grizzly bears of Toba Inlet

November 2, 2022 - Vancouver Sun, Lindsay Salt 

Into the forest of the Klahoose wilderness where mosses, ferns and lichens festoon tree trunks and branches.


Authentic Indigenous recognizes Klahoose Wilderness Resort

October 20, 2022 - Indigenous Tourism BC 

Authentic Indigenous recognizes Klahoose Wilderness Resort for continuing the ancestral toq qaymɩxʷ commitment to the preservation, conservation, and protection of oceans, wilderness, marine, and terrestrial life, as well as the local community.

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Nature-inspired Connection: Indigenous Tourism BC Team Retreat at Klahoose Wilderness Resort

October 20, 2022 - Indigenous Tourism BC 

After three years of observing guidelines for responsible travel and respectful gathering, the Indigenous Tourism BC team left the office and the city behind for a three-day team-building and strategy session at Klahoose Wilderness Resort. 


Canadian Geographic Adventures Announces 2023 Travel Lineup to the Designated Travel Collection

October 19, 2022 - Royal Canadian Geographical Society   

Canadian Geographic Adventures is once again taking readers off the pages of Canadian Geographic magazine and into the field with its 2023 Designated Travel Collection. 

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This Remote Resort in Canada Is Working to Preserve Indigenous Through Hospitality

October 10, 2022 - Travel + Leisure, Kathryn Romeyn  

Klahoose Wilderness Resort, owned by the First Nation of the same name, is on a mission to save their culture through hospitality — and share their slice of off-the-grid paradise, too.

Klahoose Wilderness Resort: Canada’s indigenous-owned wilderness outpost

October 2, 2022 - The Times , Mike MacEacheran  

Mike MacEacheran drops in for close encounters at the country’s newest First Nations stay on the British Columbian coast

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Wo Buckelwale springen und Grizzlys jagen

September 30, 2022 - Speigel Reisen, Winfried Schumacher  

Wo Buckelwale springen und Grizzlys jagen

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The Past Forward

August 1, 2022 - Conde Nast Traveler, Jayme Moye  

These Indigenous-Owned Lodges Take Visitors Deep Into British Columbia.

Kanadas Wunde: Wie die indigenen Stämme mit dem Trauma Umerziehung umgehen

September 30, 2022 - Berliner Zeitung, Winfried Schumacher  

Am 30. September gedenken die Kanadier der Kinder der indigenen First Nations, die in Internaten misshandelt wurden. Eine Spurensuche in British Columbia.

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B.C. Adventures: Exploring Desolation Sound

July 13, 2022 - Global News Morning BC   

Chris Tait of Klahoose Wilderness Resort gives his top picks for explore Desolation Sound

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The 20 Best Family Holidays Abroad for 2022

June 28, 2022 - The Telegraph, Laura Fowler   

 These are the family holidays you'll remember forever.

Globe Trotter Travels

Move Over California: Check British Columbia's Sunshine Coast

May 13, 2022 - The Travel - Renee Cosme   

Tours, like that from Klahoose Wilderness Resort, offer visitors experiences to view grizzly bears in Toba Inlet in the summer months.

Canadian Traveller

At this Indigenous-Owned, Off-Grid Eco-Resort in B.C. Guests Can Spy on Grizzly Bears

April 26, 2022 - Canadian Traveller - Linda Barnard   

At this Indigenous-Owned, Off-Grid Eco-Resort in B.C. Guests Can Spy on Grizzly Bears.

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It was a spirit channelled 

April 27, 2022 - The Telegraph - Mike MacEachern 

"It was a spirit channeled by Randy Louie, a Klahoose First Nation member, who warmly greeted us on the jetty when we arrived for a hike through the fringes of the Great Bear Rainforest. “It’s good to see you,” he sang, to the thwack of a ceremonial drum. Stay awhile.”

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Canadian Geographic Draws Readers off the Page and into the Field - Canadian Geographic Adventures

April 25, 2022 - The Royal Canadian Geographic Society 

Over the years, the Society has collaborated with a variety of travel partners to bring meaningful, custom-curated travel experiences to our membership.  Klahoose Wilderness Resort is now a designated travel partner. 

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What's behind the growing interest in Indigenous-led tourism in Canada?

April 21, 2022 - Global News - Kamyar Razavi

“Canadians,” Tait says “want to connect with Indigenous culture, Indigenous people. Tourism offers a way to do that.”

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Eco-Friendly Resorts 

March 31, 2022 - Getting on Travel - Lori Tripoli

With a healthy environment top of mind for any vacation thanks to the pandemic and two years of shutdown and social distancing, GettingOn Travel asked its team of contributing writers to identify their favorite eco-friendly resorts.

The Low Down

"The Low Down - Klahoose Wilderness Resort: Grizzly Watching: Getting to know the locals in BC's scenic Desolation Sound

The 2023 North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) Competition Award Winners included  Jenn Smith Nelson article in Explore Magazine, in the Luxury and Resort Travel category!

March 11, 2022 - explore - Jenn Smith Nelson

Small coastal First Nation fuels economic growth with clean energy

February 14, 2022 -  National Observer - Rochelle Baker

The Klahoose Nation is charged up over a new clean energy project that both protects the environment and fuels economic development.

20 Best Places to Travel in Canada for 2022: Time for Indigenous Tourism

February 3, 2022 - 

20 Best Places to Travel in Canada for 2022: Time for Indigenous Tourism. Magnificent nature reigns in the inlets and islands of Desolation Sound on the province’s central coast, including at the luxurious Klahoose Wilderness Resort.

Qantas Magazine

Where The Wild Things Are

February 2, 2022 - Qantas Travel Insider - Karla Courtney 

On British Columbia's Sunshine Coast, an Indigenous-owned Wilderness Lodge lets' visitors experience where the bears, Orcas and seals roam free.

22 Canadian Eco Tour Adventures Worth Investing In For 2022

January 26, 2022 - Adventure Awaits - Jami Savage 

Connect with the Coast at Klahoose Wilderness Resort, Desolation Sound, British Columbia


Klahoose Wilderness Resort decreases carbon footprint with the power of water

January 17, 2022 - - Odette Auger

In the midst of a pandemic, climate emergency and uncertain economic future, Klahoose First Nation is looking at ways to shift from fossil dependence to alternative sources of green energy.

Campbell River Mirror

Klahoose First Nation resort to be run on 100 per cent clean energy

January 5, 20