Places to stay in Whaletown, British Columbia

We currently have 13 accommodations in and around Whaletown with other regional listings available for Campsites, Motels, B&B's, Hotels and other properties. You can filter listings by the available types:

Whaletown is a settlement on Cortes Island, British Columbia. It is known as the gateway to Cortes Island. A public ferry links Whaletown to Heriot Bay on Quadra Island. Local restaurants include Market Takeout, and Lovin Oven.

Wondering where to stay? Accommodations in the town are primarily limited to Campgrounds and RV parks. If you are travelling in the area, Whaletown is located close to Kahkaykay Indian Reserve 6, McKay Lake, Rosen Lake, Heather Islets and Gray Lake.

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Photograph of Gorge Harbour Marina Resort, Whaletown

The Gorge Harbour Marina Resort

Located on beautiful Cortes Island at the entrance to world-reknowned Desolation Sound. 1-1/2 hour ferry service from Campbell River/Quadra Island. 36 full service RV sites in grassed, treed camp- ground. Store; laundry; showers; licensed restaurant; marina; boat launching fuel dock; rentals lodge .....

Other local Whaletown information and places to visit.

  • Longitude: -125°2'36.398
  • Latitude: 50°6'54.759

Things to see and do

Nuyumbalees Cultural Centre

Located at 34 Weway. Nuyumbalees means, The Beginning. The Nuyumbalees Society was founded in 1975 by Hereditary and Elected Chiefs of the Kwa' Kwa' Ka' Wa'Kw people, to negotiate the return of their Potlatch Treasures and Regalia (Kikasuw). The society has been entrusted with the care and preservation of a priceless and historic collection of original Kwa'Kwa'Ka' Wa'Kw Kikasuw returned in February, 1979. The Kwagiulth Museum opened in June of that same year. Since its inception, the Nuyumbalees Society has been committed to the care and preservation of the Potlatch Collection and to the Revitalization of the Kwa'Kwa'Ka' Wa'Kw Language, Culture and Traditions through Cultural Education Programs.

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