Cruise Desolation Sound with Pacific Coastal Cruises on the “Little Blue Boat.”

Experience the magnificence of the British Columbia coast with cruising by day and lodges by night


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, BC, these 5 day and 3 day all- inclusive daylight cruise / tour is limited to 16 passengers only and includes some of the best known cruising areas of the Pacific Northwest; the Sunshine Coast, the Malaspina Straight, and beautiful Desolation Sound.

Depending on the departure you choose, accommodation is in lodges such as the Beach Gardens Resort, Homfray Lodge, and Tsa-Kwa-Luten Lodge. 

The services onboard and onshore are all-inclusive; wholesome breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. Included also are your beverages onboard including wine and beer. Luggage is transferred directly to the lodges, waiting for you in your rooms. 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, single seating family style dining, full gallery, open pilot house with a spacious open and covered upper deck.

Activities - Our naturalist cruise director provides knowledge making this journey a memorable and enriching experience. Daily talks include our whales, dolphins, bear facts, seabirds of the coast, and of course, informative First Nations historical perspective. As we follow the route first navigated by Captain George Vancouver, our Captain demonstrates navigating techniques, charting, and Seamanship Safety. Dining includes a bounty of seafood; fresh crab, prawns or perhaps some salmon fishing, all demonstrated by our Chef and crew. Onboard our Little Blue Boat, there is ample opportunity to listen, learn, and participate.

Super, Natural British Columbia

Experience the sights and sounds of super, natural British Columbia Coastal Cruising including globally renowned Desolation Sound

Little Blue Boat

Relax and enjoy the comforts and excitement of cruising on our Little Blue Boat through some of the worlds best scenery.

Homfray Lodge

Homfray Lodge brings you to the heart of BC’s coastal paradise. It’s where breathtaking scenery, vibrant marine life and a relaxed pace all come together.

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