The Dixon Entrance Maritime Museum will open a window into Masset’s maritime roots. All kinds of vessels arrive and depart from Masset Harbour, including local fishing charters. Right behind Masset is Delkatla Wildlife Sanctuary | Dal Kaahlii. You can encircle its leisurely 5.6-kilometre trail and roadway in about 45 minutes. Depending on the season and the day, you may be in for some incredible bird watching. Dal Kaahlii offers you the chance to see some rarer species and perhaps even catch some once-in-a-lifetime phenomena.
You will find a visitor centre, hardware, electronics, groceries, adventure-gear, marine sports equipment, credit union, gas station, repair-shop, restaurants, hotels, library, post office, coffee shop and B&B’s. Masset Airport is a quick five-minute drive north.
Located in Masset, the Delkatla Wildlife Sanctuary is a migratory bird sanctuary and home to 140 species of birds at various times throughout the year. The Delkatla Wildlife Sanctuary attracts hundreds of visitors from all over Canada and around the world, including photographers, painters and avid bird watchers. Guests can walk the Sanctuary's tranquil nature trails and enjoy the views from one of its many viewing platforms and shoreline access points.
Hidden Island RV & Campground
Hidden Island RV & Campground is ideally located just minutes from downtown Masset and the Masset Airport. It is a great spot to begin exploring the Delkatla Wildlife Sanctuary, the beautiful beaches and the Naikoon Provincial Park is also just a short drive away.
Harbour Day – a celebration of all things Masset, usually held the Saturday of the May long weekend.
Delkatla Nature Centre – The Nature Centre at Delkatla is open seasonally, typically from the end of May to the end of September, and the hours are from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Thursday to Sunday. They are also available to open by request if your trip to Masset falls outside of the regular season.
Delkatla Wildlife Sanctuary – enjoy a walk around the Delkatla | Dal Kaahlii intertidal wetland, an important and protected site for migratory birds and wildlife. Bird observation towers and information sign dot the 5.6km trail around the marsh.
Dixon Entrance Maritime Museum – located in a heritage building originally built-in 1920, the Museum offers a look at the settler history of Masset, with a focus on maritime families and boats. Open during the summer from May long weekend to September long weekend, daily 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.