Salish Sea & Gulf Islands Cruise - 5 days / 4 nights


Highlights:

Itinerary

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

  • Map of the Southern Gulf Islands
    Search for humpback whales, sealions 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 on board chef with complimentary house wine & beer  
  • Cruise on board our boutique Fishing Boat converted for exclusive Coastal Cruising – only up to 16 guests

 

 

Day 1: Monday

Itinerary

Chemainus Murals Depart from Cowichan Bay, on Vancouver Island and cruise to Chemainus, a seaside community that is renowned for its Murals via Mudge Island, Thetis Island and Salt Spring Island. Lunch & Dinner Included

Overnight Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay

Day 2: Tuesday

Itinerary

Salt Spring Island Boat Sunset Cruise from Cowichan to Salt Spring Island. Enjoy some time to exploring the Ganges Harbour village on Salt Spring Island. Breakfast & Lunch included. Dinner is at leisure (not included) this evening. 

Overnight Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay

Day 3: Wednesday

Itinerary

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

Overnight Poets Cove Resort & Spa

Day 4: Thursday

Itinerary

Friday HarborCruise from Poets Cove to San Juan Island and Friday Harbor bringing you across the country line into the United States.  Return tonight via Roche Harbor. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.

Overnight Poets Cove Resort & Spa

Day 5: Friday

Itinerary

Pacific BearCruise from South Pender to Cowichan Bay via Saturna, Mayne, Galiano, Valdez and Gabriola Islands.  Breakfast and Lunch included today. Arrive Cowichan Bay mid-afternoon. 

2019 Departures

Dates with availability are listed below or contact us for latest availability, wait list or reserve your spot. 

Dates Duration Departs Availability
April 29-May 3 5 Cowichan Bay 3+ rooms left
May 6-10 5 Cowichan Bay 3+ rooms left
May 13-17 5 Cowichan Bay 3+ rooms left
May 20-24 5 Cowichan Bay 3+ rooms left
May 27-31 5 Coiwchan Bay 3+ rooms left
June 3-7 5 Cowichan Bay 3+ rooms left

Cruise Tours Costs

2019

Departure Dates

April 29 to June 3

 

Rates

$2,195 per person based on double occupancy

  • All rates are per person based on double occupancy, unless noted. Rates are in Canadian Dollars and are subject to 5% GST.

  Single Supplement: $495 Extra Person $1,095

 

Departure Dates

Included

  • 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
  • Cowichan Bay Horse Drawn Carriage Ride
  • Pacific Bear cruise crewed by a seasoned West Coast Captain, chef and a naturalist guide
  • Luggage transport and handling

Rates

Not Included 

  • 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 Cowichan Bay. To learn more about getting to us please see our Arrivals and Departures information. 

2019 Trips are now available! Save 15% on new reservations if you book before Dec 31st, 2018. 

(New bookings only for Salish Sea Gulf Islands, Homfray Explorer, and Desolation Sound cruises.) Learn More

We're eager to hear about your interest in our tours! Call us at (604) 566-8027 or Contact Us


*Please Note

If a particular lodge, as highlighted in the itinerary, is unavailable for your departure, we reserve the right to secure alternate accommodation. In the event this does occur, you will be notified at time of booking. 

Itineraries are guidelines and variations often occur for the best experience. 

Crewed by a seasoned West Coast Captain, chef and your naturalist guide, the “Little Blue Boat” is perfect for this cruise tour exploration.

Reserve Now. With limited space available (16 people only) these cruise/tours are quickly “sold out.”

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