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Facilities


The Quadra Centre for Coastal Dialogue offers fully equipped meeting venues at four locations in British Columbia, Canada. Please follow the links below to read more detailed information on each site:

The Quadra Centre can provide accommodations, ground transportation, food and meeting facilities as required. Administrative support is offered to assist in travel and other meeting logistics.

Getting Here

Once you have decided which location best suits your meeting needs and the booking is confirmed, we want to do our utmost to make sure traveling to the location is a smooth, simple  experience. Listed below are the many travel options with links to the websites. 

For group travel, to minimize problems and simplify logistics, you may wish to consider chartering a flight if you are traveling by air, or renting a van if coming by land or on the ferry.

Getting to Quadra Island

Location: 1725 Hyacinthe Bay Road, Quadra Island BC

  • By air - scheduled flights:
  • By air - chartered flights:
  • Travel by Road/Ferry:
    • West Vancouver/Horseshoe Bay to Nanaimo Departure Bay: BC Ferries
      • Bus transport from Nanaimo to BC Ferry Terminal - Campbell River. (Service may not be on your schedule, so car is advised)
      • Reservations recommended to avoid sailing waits, particularly in summer.
    • Tsawwassen to Nanaimo Duke Point: BC Ferries (if travelling from US or southern mainland)
      • Reservations recommended to avoid sailing waits, particularly in summer.
    • Campbell River-Quadra Island Ferry
      • If you have arranged for a pick-up at the BC Ferry terminal - Quathiaski Cove on Quadra Island, walking on to the ferry is recommended.
      • This route does not take reservations! For vehicle traffic, it is recommended to plan ahead and anticipate sailing delays, particularly in the summer.
      • There is no public transport and no reliable taxi service on Quadra Island, so again we recommend a car or van rental (depending on the size of your group) or private vehicles. The nearest rental car pick-up/drop-off location is National at Campbell River Airport.

Getting to Calvert Island

All travel to Calvert Island is organized through our staff. Flights leave Campbell River on chartered seaplanes with Hakai staff. They fly directly to Hakai Institute‚Äôs dock on Calvert Island. Other sea and air transport can be arranged as needed.   

Getting to Campbell River

Location: 1100 Island Highway, Third Floor, Campbell River BC

  • By air - scheduled flights:
  • By air - chartered flights:
  • Travel by Road/Ferry:
    • West Vancouver/Horseshoe Bay to Nanaimo Departure Bay: BC Ferries
      • Bus transport from Nanaimo to BC Ferry Terminal - Campbell River. (Service may not be on your schedule, so car is advised)
      • Reservations recommended to avoid sailing waits, particularly in summer.
    • Tsawwassen to Nanaimo Duke Point: BC Ferries (if travelling from US or southern mainland)
      • Reservations recommended to avoid sailing waits, particularly in summer.

Getting to Victoria

Location: 1010 Langley Street, Third Floor, Victoria BC