We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Quatse Salmon Stewardship Centre

8400 Byng Road, Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-902-0336
Review Highlights
Interesting info

They were not open when we got there but a wonderful young lady said she could take us around the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
statesboro, ga
We went there and it was closed

It's looks intresting from the outside. Sadly we couldn't find the right open hours because it is... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Jan K
via mobile
Read all 54 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Leap in to Salmon's World at the Quatse Salmon Stewardship Centre! Explore, play and learn in our unique interpretive gallery featuring interactive exhibits and live aquaria. Take a guided tour of a working salmon hatchery and talk to knowledgeable staff about this amazing, iconic creature. Learn what makes wild salmon the lifeblood of the BC Coast. A visit to the Salmon Centre is a fun and educational experience for all ages!The Quatse Salmon Stewardship Centre, Quatse River Hatchery, and Quatse River Campground are operated by the Northern Vancouver Island Salmonid Enhancement Association. All proceeds fund salmon conservation efforts on Northern Vancouver Island.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“life cycle” (7 reviews)
“guided tour” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (29 reviews)
8400 Byng Road, Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-902-0336
Write a Review
Reviews (54)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

They were not open when we got there but a wonderful young lady said she could take us around the facility. It was very informative, and I would recommend it to others.

Thank dixiedoll
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

It's looks intresting from the outside. Sadly we couldn't find the right open hours because it is closed during the winter & spring. You can't find this information in the internet (or is really good hidden) So please check first (maybe call) if you are...More

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 22 February 2017

What a marvelous place to bring students, children of any age and learners of nature. We loved the interactive tour, and all the new knowledge gained about Pacific Salmon, the West Coast Ecosystem, and preserving the rivers for Salmon Runs. My friends from China loved...More

Thank 109Barbara109
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We were there in the summer with a big family group and there was a little something for everyone. The tour of the facility was great and super educational and there are a ton of hands on exhibits for the kids to explore. I think...More

Thank sarawhite
Reviewed 24 October 2016

What a great stop. A museum and a tour of the hatchery. My son loved his visit. I am pretty sure he visited every exhibit in the small museum 3 times. Then there was a guided tour, talking about salmon, the hatchery, the local environment....More

Thank Jim F
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We took the kids (9 & 10) before heading to Telegraph Cove. It was great to understand what we would be seeing on the bear tour the next day, we travelled in September in the hope of seeing the salmon run. The centre is very...More

Thank Suz_D600
Reviewed 27 September 2016

If you are in the area, stop in! Such a cool place. A miniature Vancouver Aquarium except about salmon in a practical world!

Thank colourfulj
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This was a great experience. The folks working here were amazing. They clearly love what they do and were genuinely excited to share it with us. I learned an amazing amount about salmon and conservation from my visit. It is a MUST see. What a...More

Thank Tvm1970
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in while on a short nature walk. We took the (free) guided tour, and learned a lot about the on-going efforts to sustain salmon populations, and how much we are still learning about the effects we are having on them. Our guide was very...More

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were staying at the campsite next door and decided to pop in before heading down the Island. It is very good value at $12 for a family ticket. You start off inside the museum area, where there is lots of information about salmon and...More

Thank Familyof-four E
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Guido
129 reviews
3.57 km away
The Sporty Bar & Grill
171 reviews
3.74 km away
karai Sushi & Grill
29 reviews
7.15 km away
Moe's Restaurant
28 reviews
3.48 km away
Nearby Attractions
BC Ferries
125 reviews
3.47 km away
Port Hardy Museum & Archives
29 reviews
3.52 km away
Sea Wolf Adventures - Day Tours
16 reviews
3.55 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Quatse Salmon Stewardship Centre staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines