Desolation Sound Cruise
WILDERNESS & WILDLIFE EXPERIENCE
POWELL RIVER | BEACH GARDENS RESORT | DESOLATION SOUND | HOMFRAY CHANNEL | HOMFRAY LODGE | TOBA INLET | QUADRA ISLAND | HERIOT BAY
Experience the magnificence of the British Columbia coast. Cruising only during daylight hours with overnights in comfortable shore side lodges, this is a perfect cruise tour available only to a select few.
Departing from Powell River these 5 day all-inclusive daylight cruise / tours are limited to 16 passengers only and include some of the best known cruising areas of the Pacific Northwest; the Sunshine Coast, the Malaspina Straight, and beautiful Desolation Sound. The services onboard and onshore are all-inclusive; breakfasts, lunches, and dinners plus beverages onboard including wine and beer. The “Little Blue Boat” was initially constructed as a West Coast Seiner Fishing Boat. Purposely re-built for coastal cruising and recently upgraded, the boat rapidly engulfs you with its rugged charms. Large windows for sightseeing, family style dining, full gallery, open pilot house with a covered upper deck. A naturalist cruise director provides knowledge making this journey an enriching experience. Daily talks focused on whales, dolphins, bear facts, and of course, informative First Nations history.
- Small ship cruising
- Explore the Sunshine Coast, Malaspina Strait and Desolation Sound
- Get up close to wildlife
Desolation Sound Cruise
Day 1 : Monday
On arrival into Lund, check into your hotel and meet your fellow guests aboard the Pacific Bear for a welcome reception, afterwards enjoy dinner at the hotel. Make your own way to Powell River for a reception and dinner tonight onboard the Pacific Bear.
Day 2 : Tuesday
This morning board the Pacific Bear and enjoy brunch as you cruise to Desolation Sound and onto Homfray Lodge, your home for the next two nights. Upon arrival relax and enjoy the ocean views or make use of the lodge’s facilities before dinner tonight.
Day 3 : Wednesday
Enjoy a light breakfast this morning before embarking up either Toba Inlet or Teakerne Arm. Today you’ll enjoy a day of coastal exploration and breath-taking waterfalls. Arrive back at Homfray Lodge early afternoon.
Day 4 : Thursday
After breakfast this morning board the Pacific Bear for a day on Desolation Sound, visit an ancient First Nations Pictograph; stop off at Gorge Harbour for a guided walk with a naturalist and be sure to have your camera ready for the migrating Humpbacks and Orcas as you reach the waters of Sutil Channel. Disembark at historic Heriot Bay Inn and transfer to Tsa-Kwa-Luten. Enjoy dinner tonight hosted by your ships captain.
Day 5 : Friday
This morning you will meet and transferred back to the ship as you cruise back to Lund Harbour where your cruise ends today.