Vancouver, Coast & Mountains

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Takaya Tours

This region is home to the Coast Salish people, including Squamish, Lil’wat, Sto:lo, Musqueam, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

Photo Credit: Sama Jim Canzian & The Bill Reid Gallery

Experience the thrum of urban Vancouver, nearby ancient coastal communities and mountains, forests and fjords, alpine lakes and fertile deltas. Modern museums and award-winning restaurants share Indigenous knowledge and tell the stories the land has given to the people.

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Experience Providers in Vancouver, Coast & Mountains

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Mr Bannock

Restaurants and Eateries

Restaurants and Eateries

Vancouver’s first Indigenous food truck Mr Bannock shares Indigenous cuisine, using fresh local ingredients and ancient cooking methods such as smoking clay and stone baking. Since 2018, Mr Bannock has catered events throughout Vancouver and has served thousands of bannock tacos.

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Thunderbird Café

Indigenous Culture, Restaurants and Eateries

Indigenous Culture, Restaurants and Eateries

Visit The Thunderbird Café, we nourish our daily visitors with a deliciously unique style of modern First Nations cuisine. Discover our boutique menu selection of affordable daily specials made with fresh local ingredients. 

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lelem' Arts & Cultural Cafe

Indigenous Culture, Restaurants and Eateries

Indigenous Culture, Restaurants and Eateries

Inspired by the temperate rainforests of the Pacific, our cafe by the river features a bright, airy layout and generous use of cedar. We are proud to be Indigenous owned, with our menu incorporating some of the traditional flavours of a Coast Salish diet. 

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Ruby Creek Art Gallery

Indigenous Culture, Art Galleries and Studios

Indigenous Culture, Art Galleries and Studios

Vancouver Coast & Mountains

Agassiz

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Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre

Indigenous Culture, Art Galleries and Studios, Attractions, Museums, Heritage Sites, & Cultural Centres, Gift Shops

Indigenous Culture, Art Galleries and Studios, Attractions, Museums, Heritage Sites, & Cultural Centres, Gift Shops

The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre is a three-storey, 30,400-square foot award-winning First Nations tourism facility. Guests are offered a guided tour from a local First Nation cultural ambassador who share their knowledge and stories while visiting the many displays and artifacts on display. Guests enjoy a cultural performance of drums and song as well as the chance to learn, hands-on, an indigenous craft. The facility is designed to evoke a traditional Squamish longhouse and a Lil'wat Istken (pit house) and is surrounded by dramatic mountain scenery. Designed to preserve and renew local First Nations' cultures and to share these living cultures with the world; the experience includes Class A museum space to house rare artifacts, a gift gallery, a cafe and an 80 seat HD theatre.

Vancouver Coast & Mountains

Whistler

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Tzoonie Wilderness Resort

Indigenous Culture, Resorts, Traditional Lodgings & Sweat Lodges, Biking, Hiking & Walking, Paddling, Spas

Indigenous Culture, Resorts, Traditional Lodgings & Sweat Lodges, Biking, Hiking & Walking, Paddling, Spas

There are very few wilderness destinations, reasonably close to large urban areas , that are not accessible by road and offer authentic wilderness. Tzoonie is such a destination and included in the price is boat transportation to our resort. We offer the usual amenities, i.e. kayaks, paddle boards, canoes, bikes, etc . More importantly, access to many kilometers of abandoned logging trails and beach loaded with shellfish and more. We provide the expertise and tools - you provide the appetite! Our waterfront cabins and wall tents offer spectacular views of inlet and mountains. We usually limit occupancy to max of 12 guests to ensure privacy, peace and quiet. For star gazers, you can enjoy a unique experience following the spectacular display in the sky meld with the " fire in the water", an indigenous term for the phosphorescence which brings the ocean to life caused by the movement of marine fish and other critters. Next morning join your host by the campfire for the best coffee ever

Vancouver Coast & Mountains

Sechelt

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Where to Stay in Vancouver, Coast & Mountains

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Tzoonie Wilderness Resort

Indigenous Culture, Resorts, Traditional Lodgings & Sweat Lodges, Biking, Hiking & Walking, Paddling, Spas

Indigenous Culture, Resorts, Traditional Lodgings & Sweat Lodges, Biking, Hiking & Walking, Paddling, Spas

There are very few wilderness destinations, reasonably close to large urban areas , that are not accessible by road and offer authentic wilderness. Tzoonie is such a destination and included in the price is boat transportation to our resort. We offer the usual amenities, i.e. kayaks, paddle boards, canoes, bikes, etc . More importantly, access to many kilometers of abandoned logging trails and beach loaded with shellfish and more. We provide the expertise and tools - you provide the appetite! Our waterfront cabins and wall tents offer spectacular views of inlet and mountains. We usually limit occupancy to max of 12 guests to ensure privacy, peace and quiet. For star gazers, you can enjoy a unique experience following the spectacular display in the sky meld with the " fire in the water", an indigenous term for the phosphorescence which brings the ocean to life caused by the movement of marine fish and other critters. Next morning join your host by the campfire for the best coffee ever

Vancouver Coast & Mountains

Sechelt

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Lund Resort at Klah Ah Men

Indigenous Culture, Hotels, Motels & Lodges

Indigenous Culture, Hotels, Motels & Lodges

Where the road ends, the fun begins, In comfort, culture and style. Our resort offers 31 luxury rooms, all newly refurbished, completely reimagined, and thoroughly inspired by Tla’amin art and culture. Even out here in paradise, the difference is found in the little extras: the turn down service, the personal attention, the detail and thoughtful additions that make an experience stand out in one’s memory. Amenities include a marina, restaurant, coffee shop and local activities like kayaking, hiking, fishing and experiencing the Tla'amin art and culture.

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Lund

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Skwachays Lodge

Indigenous Culture, Hotels, Motels & Lodges, Art Galleries and Studios, Gift Shops

Indigenous Culture, Hotels, Motels & Lodges, Art Galleries and Studios, Gift Shops

Art, Culture, and Exceptional Hospitality Canada's first Aboriginal arts hotel, Skwachays Lodge, combines art and culture with exceptional hospitality. Eighteen one-of-a-kind guest suites, designed by local Aboriginal artists and Vancouver interior designers, tell stunning visual stories about First Nations culture and feature original artwork created by the participating artists. Centrally located in Vancouver's historic Gastown district, Skwachays Lodge is surrounded by acclaimed restaurants and popular attractions, making it an ideal location from which to explore the rest of the city. Offering the highest level of personalized service and premium in-suite amenities, Skwachays Lodge ensures guests enjoy a comfortable and memorable stay.

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Vancouver

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