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Salish Sea & Gulf Islands Cruise
5 Days / 4 Nights

Discover the Salish Sea and Gulf Islands and enjoy a coastal village, abundant marine life and the amazing scenery as you navigate the Southern Gulf Islands.

  •  Search for humpback whales, sea lions, eagles and porpoises 
  • Explore Chemainus, a seaside community that is renowned for its murals with a horse-drawn carriage ride 
  • Walk Ganges Harbour village on Salt Spring Island with its unique art galleries 
  • Witness spectacular coastal islands & scenery  
  • Rest in coastal lodges each night with the cozy Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay and Poets Cove Resort & Spa on Pender Island   
  • Enjoy home meals prepared by your onboard chef with complimentary house wine & beer  
  • Cruise on board our vessel converted for exclusive coastal cruising – only up to 16 guests 
A group of people taking a photograph infront of mural

Day 1: Monday

Depart from Cowichan Bay on Vancouver Island and cruise to Chemainus, a seaside community that is renowned for its murals. Explore Chemainus with a horse-drawn carriage ride.

Lunch and dinner included

Overnight at Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay

Pink sunset of ocean and boat

Day 2: Tuesday

Cruise from Cowichan Bay to Salt Spring Island. Enjoy some time to exploring the Ganges Harbour village on Salt Spring Island.

Breakfast and lunch included; dinner is at leisure (not included) this evening

Overnight at Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay

Exterior of Poets Cove

Day 3: Wednesday

Cruise Cowichan Bay to South Pender Island exploring the bays of Saanich Inlet and the islands of Moresby Passage. Breakfast, Dinner & Lunch included.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Overnight at Poets Cove Resort & Spa

Lighthouse overlooking ocean on a sunny day

Day 4: Thursday

Cruise from Poets Cove to San Juan Islands and Friday Harbor bringing you across the country line into the United States. Return at night via Roche Harbor.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Pacific Bear boat

Day 5: Friday

Cruise from South Pender to Cowichan Bay via Saturna, Mayne, Galiano, Valdez and Gabriola Islands.

Breakfast and lunch included; arrive to Cowichan Bay by mid-afternoon

Popular Sights
  • Humpback Whales
  • Seals
  • Dolphins
  • Sea Lions
  • Orcas
  • Grizzly Bears
Trip Dates
May 4, 2020 - May 8, 2020 (Available)


Double Occupancy
Poets Cove Resort & Spa
$2,395per person
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All rates are per person based on double occupancy, unless noted. Rates are in Canadian Dollars and are subject to 5% GST.

Single Supplement $595
Extra Person $1,195

Included in Price

4 Nights' accommodation: 2 Nights at Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay and 2 Nights Poets Cove Resort & Spa

3 Dinners, 4 Breakfasts and 4 Lunches

House beverages onboard the Pacific Bear

Chemainus Horse Drawn Carriage Ride

Pacific Bear cruise crewed by a seasoned West Coast Captain, chef and a naturalist guide

Luggage transport and handling

Not Included in Price

Alcoholic beverage during meals at hotels

Meals not listed as included (Dinner on Day 2 is at leisure in Cowichan Bay)

Transportation to Cowichan Bay

5% Tax and Service Fee of $35 per person per day

*We would be happy to help you arrange your flights or travel to Powell River or Lund. To learn more about getting to us please see our Arrivals and Departures information.

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