Cheap Flights to Sandspit Airport

Sandspit, British Columbia is the largest community on Moresby Island and a key fishing village in Haida Gwaii. Beautiful natural landscapes and a very small population make it a popular destination for camping, hiking, and birding. The Haida Gwaii islands are also an important area for Native American culture, with a magical atmosphere that is sure to make for a memorable trip!

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Getting to Sandspit Airport

Sandspit Airport (YZP) is a small airport located on Moresby Island, only 3km from Sandspit, BC. To get to the airport, you'll have to fly through Vancouver as it's the only route available. Air Canada Express offers regular passenger flights, but there are also charter flights available through North Cariboo Air and R1 Airlines. 

The Best Time To Visit Sandspit

The islands of Haida Gwaii are warmest from May-September, with July and August drawing the most tourists. Even in the summer, there is a lot of rain in this part of the world - so plan accordingly! We don't recommend traveling in the winter, when storms can be overwhelming and outdoor activities are out of the question. If you're not sure when to fly to Sandspit, try running a search for the cheapest month in the tool above to find the best flights available!

What to Do in Sandspit

Sandspit is a great starting point for your Haida Gwaii adventure, with all the major services and a daily ferry to Graham Island. It's a popular destination for hiking and camping, with beautiful trails and campgrounds nearby. After your flight lands, be sure to stop at the visitor centre inside the terminal to pick up some brochures and travel guides! Otherwise, check out these ideas for inspiration:

  • During the month of July, be sure to check out Logger's Sports Day, where loggers and lumberjacks from the surrounding area celebrate their skills by competing in logging games like chopping races and axe throws.
  • Take a walk down to the marina and harbour, located in the west part of town, to meet up with tour operators and chat with the locals.
  • Rent a boat in mid-September or October and head out into the water for some of the best fishing in the world.
  • Head to Mosquito Lake for a relaxing day on the beach with swimming, water sports, and campgrounds nearby.
  • Hook up with one of the local tour operators for a guided tour of the Haida Gwaii islands, including stops at historical sites and information on Native American culture.

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