Just uptown of Gaw Tlagee Old Massett you will find the relatively young community of Masset, which traces its name to a similar origin as Old Massett. Registered in 1907, Masset's roots lie primarily in fishing, logging and the military. 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.
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&Bís. Masset Airport is a quick five-minute drive north.
Right behind Masset is Dal Kaahlii Delkatla Wildlife Sanctuary. 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.
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. We 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 Dal Kaahlii Delkatla 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.