For information about Travel to Klemtu and Accommodation, visit our How to Get Here page.
Klemtu is a small remote village. There is a grocery store, convenience store, fuel dock, post office, and health clinic.
If you would like to conduct business in Kitasoo/Xai’xais Territory (e.g. research, tourism, filming), please apply for the applicable Protocol Agreement here.
Kitasoo/Xai’xais Nation is actively protecting and stewarding the lands, oceans and resources in the Nation’s territory. Kitasoo/Xai’xais Guardians & other Kitasoo/Xai’xais stewardship staff are out in the territory daily undertaking research, monitoring and compliance activities.
Please help us protect and steward our territory for future generations by following our rules and guidelines.
Please report any unusual or suspicious activities to a Guardian Watchmen or the Kitasoo/Xai’xais Stewardship Authority office.
Kitasoo/Xai’xais Stewardship Authority
Indian Reserves are private property. Any access requires express permission by the Kitasoo/Xai’xais Stewardship Authority.
|Kdad eesh||Borrowman Bay|
|Goo wee||Price Creek|
|Mary’s Cove||Mary’s Cove|
|Gander Island||Gander Island|
|Saint Joe||Fifer Creek|
|Pyne Creek||No land access – Refuge for bears|
|Green Lagoon||Access subject to an agreement with the KX Stewardship Authority|
|Steep Creek||Access subject to an agreement with the KX Stewardship Authority|
|Korich Creek||Access subject to an agreement with the KX Stewardship Authority|
|Mussel Inlet||Priority access – Access subject to Mussel Inlet Management Plan|
|Kitasu Bay||Access subject to an agreement with the KX Stewardship Authority|
|Marvin Islands||Kitasoo/Xai’xais access only|
In addition to the Reserves and other Restricted Areas above, the Conservancies below have additional site-specific rules that visitors should be aware of before planning to visit these areas. More information is available at the links below.
When necessary, the Kitasoo/Xai’xais will set catch limits, close specific areas of the Territory to harvesting, restrict the harvest of specific species, define community member only food fish areas, and issue food fish permits.
Currently the Kitasoo/Xai’xais is conducting research on crab harvest and abundance and subsequently has closed areas for crab harvesting to maintain proper research control sites.
The following sites are currently closed to Dungeness Crab Harvesting for research purposes:
Rockfish Conservation Areas
Recreational Fishing Closure
Commercial Crab Closures
Wilderness camping is allowed year-round at the recommended camp sites throughout the territory (see map). No facilities are provided and there is no fee. Kitasoo/Xai’xais Indian Reserves and Restricted Access ares are restricted. Visitors need to be self-sufficient and prepared. Please ensure you read this brochure before camping in Kitasoo/Xai’xais Territory.
Exploring Kitasoo/Xai’xais territory by kayak is only recommended for experienced paddlers.
A tour of the Klemtu bighouse can be arranged that with our office by phone (250-839-1096) or email (email@example.com). The fee is $20/guest (payable to the Stewardship Office in Klemtu by cheque or cash) and gratuities are accepted by local guides.
The entire territory is habitat for wildlife. If you are planning to visit the territory beyond the village of Klemtu, come informed and prepared to keep yourself, your pets, and any wildlife you might encounter safe.