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Kun⨱alas Heritage Site/Conservancy is located along the northeast coast of North Moresby Island, about 15 km southeast of the community of Sandspit. It is part of an archipelago-wide system of protected areas that includes Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site, several provincial parks and ecological reserves, and ten other heritage site/conservancies. In total, half of the land base of Haida Gwaii is now in protected status. It includes the area known as Sheldens Bay, Gray Bay, Cumshewa Head, and three small islands known as Cumshewa Island, Kingui Island, and Haans Islet.