Quadra Centre Facilities
Quadra Island lies between Vancouver Island and the mainland coast of British Columbia. It is a ten-minute ferry ride from Campbell River. Meeting rooms and accommodations are available for up to 25 people on the thirty-acres of forested, ocean front property. The Quadra Centre Meeting House is adjacent to the Hakai Institute Coastal Observatory with interlinking trails to accommodation and laboratories.
Quadra Island Campus
Arrival: When on the ferry from
Campbell River to Quathiaski Cove, Quadra Island, please email contact@QuadraCentre.org
to update us on your arrival time whether being picked up at Quathiaski Cove
ferry terminal or coming independently.
All vehicles are to be parked at
1725 Hyacinthe Bay Road by the Fir House. There is no vehicle access to the
Bluff House or parking at the Cove House accommodation.
Arrival time is 5pm or as arranged for your group. Please let us
know if you are delayed. Your group will receive a 10-minute orientation
on arrival. We will direct you to your assigned accommodation at the Fir House
or Bluff House, 1725 Hyacinthe Bay Road: Cove House 1717 Hyacinthe Bay Road.
Fir House and Bluff House
You have been assigned a room in
either house. Please check in on the board in the foyer of Fir House or in the
lounge of the Bluff House, depending on your room location. All rooms are
single occupancy. Both houses have two bathrooms and laundry facilities. There
is a dinette in the Fir House. The main kitchen/dining and common area is in
the Bluff House and for use of all visitors at 1725.
Cove House and Dormitory
Park at 1725 Hyacinthe Road and walk on the marked trail to the
Cove House and Bunkhouse. You have been assigned a room so please check the
location on the board in the Cove House kitchen. All rooms are single
occupancy. Both facilities have two bathrooms. Laundry facilities are in the
Cove House. The kitchen/dining/common area is in the Bluff House and for the
use of all visitors at 1717.
Meals & Coffee Breaks
Breakfast supplies and snacks are
available in the Bluff House and Cove House for your convenience.
Lunch and coffee breaks are
provided in the Quadra Centre Meeting House during meetings at 1747 Hyacinthe
Bay Road, the property adjacent to your accommodation. (See Map of Quadra Island Facilities).
Bag lunches are available on
Catered dinners will be provided
in the Bluff House or Cove House for all attendees.
We can cater to regular/vegetarian diets and limited gluten-free or lactose
intolerant options. For more specialized diets, we advise you to bring suitable
food with you.
Our Quadra Centre site has good
internet coverage but very limited cell phone connection. We have landlines in
each building for emergency purposes.
We are in a Douglas fir coastal
forest overlooking the north end of the Strait of Georgia and Coast Mountains,
with some access to the ocean from the Quadra Centre and Hakai Institute. We
have trails linking the Hakai Institute. There are community hiking trails, and
kayaking outfits nearby. Rebecca Spit is a 10 minute car ride away.
There are cougars, black bears and
wolves on the island so particular care must be taken when hiking trails alone.
- 911 for Ambulance/Fire/Police
Other contact numbers are posted
in each building. (See Map of Quadra Island Facilities).