You can explore the many islands, coves, rivers and narrows by hiring charters based out of the harbour at Daajing Giids Harbour | Kyahjuu GawGa or the boat launch at Muncord Creek | Chaana GangGaaw Gandlaay. You can get on the water in kayaks or powerboats. Floatplanes fly also out of Kyahjuu GawGa should you prefer to skip the waves and get to your destination by air.
In Daajing Giids you will find a visitor’s centre, grocery store, restaurants, accommodations, camping, laundry, public library, post office, corner store, repair shop, gas station and credit union.
Hiking in Daajing GIids
To the village’s eastern end, hikers can access Regier Lake Trail via Forestry Hill. The trail leads you up the slopes behind Daajing Giids to Regier Lake. A little farther west, Gore Brook Trail | NansGa Gandlaay K’yuu covers easier ground, looping behind the village. You will find a trailhead at the top of 8th Street. The trail exits behind “The Fishbowl”, a cul-de-sac a little farther west. You can also walk through old-growth forests at Crabapple Creek Trail | Kaahlgwa Gandlaay K’yuu.
Campsites are available at the western end of town at Hayden Turner Camp Ground and Kagan Bay Recreational Site.
Towards the western end of Daajing Giids you can turn north to drive the Queen Charlotte Mainline, which leads to Yakoun Lake | Yaagun and Rennell Sound | Chaahluu Kaahlii.
Stop in at the Daajing Giids Visitor Centre for expert advice, gifts, and see the interpretive saltwater aquarium.
Walk the trails around the waterfront.
Check out the funky stores and cafes and restaurants on Wharf Walk.
Hike the Gore Brook Trail | NansGa Gandlaay K’yuu and if you’re feeling fit and adventurous, try the excellent Sleeping Beauty Trail | Kuu Jad TlldaGaaw K’yuu. Always make sure to let someone know where you are going and be fully prepared for all aspects of backcountry hiking.