Queen Charlotte Islands/Haida Gwaii

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“Independent Visitors” decline 37% in 1996 – 1998. The numbers remain at their low level never to regain their nine year high of 984 people. Independent Visitors to Gwaii Haanas are at a low of 590 persons.

"Multi-Day Tour Visitors" drop by 6% in 1996-1997, and fluctuate around the low 900 level.
The 16.35% drop to 818 in 2004 reinforces the downward trend.

“Day-Tour Visitors” total nine year period is up 247%. Numbers for "Day-Tour Visitors" is 747 people.

"All Visitors" fell 16% for 1996-1997. The numbers recover in 2004 showing a nine year increase of 0.5% for total period. Total "All Visitors" to the Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve for year 2004 is 2,155 people or ten (10) people more than 1996.

For the nine year period 1996 -2004 data for Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve show sluggish conditions and continue their downward trend.

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Source : Gwaii Haanas User Statistics 2004
Heritage Resource Conservation
Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site
March, 2005
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