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Boating, Paddling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours, Taxis & Shuttles
Terracentric offers kayak, boat and hiking tours, as well as kayak rentals & lesson, maps, charts, books and more all at the entrance to Desolation Sound in beautiful Lund, BC!
Boating, Fishing, Whale Watching
50North Adventures is an eco-tourism company specialising in small groups offering, intimate tours into Desolation Sound and the Discovery Islands on Vancouver Island British Columbia. Tours though this diverse environment can include Orca & Humpback whale sightings, wildlife encounters, salmon fishing, island hopping and great photo opportunities all of which is accessible only by boat. Size Matters! Small groups with a maximum of 6 guests that allows for a more personal experience. Full customised, private charters are available and families with small children are catered for. TOUR OPTIONS 2019 – 4 Hour Combined whale watching & fishing – Salmon fishing charters – 3 hour Whale watching – 4 hour Desolation Sound & Discovery Islands – Evening Dinner cruises (selected nights during the summer) – Special events – Wedding groups, photography/video, social groups and more! Covered boat with full toilet and washroom facility.
Boating, Sightseeing, Wildlife Tours
Follow the route first established by Captain George Vancouver through one of the most species rich coastal marine environments on Earth. View grizzlies, migrating and resident whales among other wildlife off coastal B.C. Cruise aboard an intimate, all-inclusive vessel then bed down in several rustic and comfortable coastal lodges including our own Homfray Lodge, a remote wilderness resort on the edge of the Great Bear Rainforest. The British Columbia coast, including Desolation Sound, the Gulf Islands and Salish Sea is your atlas as you settle onboard the intimate Ã¢ÂÂPacific Bear,Ã¢ÂÂ a retrofitted former fishing vessel. With a maximum of just 16 passengers, this naturalist-led expedition motors into less visited small inlets and coves famous for their marine life. The 5-day and 4-day Desolation Sound Cruise or Grizzly Bear Viewing tours departs June to October from Lund, B.C.. 5-day Salish Sea & Gulf Islands Cruise departs April to June from Cowichan Bay on Vancouver Island.
Paddling, Indigenous Culture, Wildlife Tours
Come paddle with Adventuress Sea Kayaking! The scenery is spectacular here with mountain vistas, old growth rainforests, expansive wilderness and our amazing wildlife. What better way to see all of this than to paddle the shores of beautiful Vancouver Island, Canada in a kayak. Rentals, lessons, tours, and multi-day adventures are available from March to September. Tours start as low as $52/person and include instruction, kayak and gear, dry bags and a certified guide; no experience necessary. Double kayaks are available to paddle with a friend or a younger family member. Jan Kretz, the owner, is a certified kayak guide and Paddle Canada instructor and has a Passion for Paddling. Come join us!
Sail tours on a 38 foot sail boat moored in Secret Cove, Halfmoon Bay on the Sunshine Coast of B.C. Cruise among the many islands and anchorages for relaxation and adventure.See wild life and spectacular scenery. Day tours to Thormanby Island, Pender Harbour, Smuggler Cove, Jedidiah and Texada Island. Multi day tours to Vancouver Island, and Princess Louisa Inlet
Your spectacular journey to Desolation Sound with Beyond the Road Adventures begins in Lund, British Columbia, where the road (Hwy 101) ends. Cruise with us on our 37 foot tri-cabin yacht, the Agate Pass, while viewing the magnificent scenery and wildlife of our protected coastal waters. Leave your cares behind as you enjoy an afternoon of comfort and relaxation. Sightseeing, lunch and dinner cruises to Desolation Sound and the Copeland Islands are available, as well as custom day trips and multi-day cruises through the tidal rapids for bear and whale watching. With our personalized service and care, attention to detail, and extensive knowledge of the area, we are able to provide you with a unique sightseeing experience that will make memories to last a lifetime. We look forward to welcoming you on board the Agate Pass and showcasing the natural beauty our area has to offer!
Paddling, Sightseeing, Wildlife Tours, Cabins & Cottages, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Homfray Lodge is an all inclusive wilderness resort located in the remote and pristine waters beautiful Desolation Sound, British Columbia, Canada, on the edge of the Great Bear Rainforest. It’s where breathtaking scenery, vibrant marine life and the relaxed pace all come together for the perfect wilderness getaway. Accommodation are in cozy Lodge Suites with ocean views or private cedar Chalets. Your stay includes all meals, served family style, from dinner on arrival to breakfast on departure. Stay includes a naturalist lead cruise exploring Desolation Sound. After your cruise sit back and enjoy the calm or stay active with an eco-boat tour, ocean kayaking, stand up paddle boards. Relaxing on the waters edge with spectacular views of the calm ocean and surrounding mountains peaks. Grizzly Bear Tour run from August to October. Naturalist lead Cruise is included from Lund to Homfray Lodge and during your stay. Discover the calm of Desolation Sound.
Indigenous Culture, Hotels
Where the road ends, the fun begins, In comfort, culture and style. Our resort offers 31 luxury rooms, all newly refurbished, completely reimagined, and thoroughly inspired by Tla’amin art and culture. Even out here in paradise, the difference is found in the little extras: the turn down service, the personal attention, the detail and thoughtful additions that make an experience stand out in one’s memory. Amenities include a marina, restaurant, coffee shop and local activities like kayaking, hiking, fishing and experiencing the Tla’amin art and culture.
Boating, Paddling, Sightseeing, Bed & Breakfasts, Hotels
Ocean front accommodation on Sevilla Island. A 2 minute boat ride from the Lund Harbour. We offer Bed & breakfast as well as a full meal package. We pride ourselves with pampering you while you stay at the Inn. We do our best to accommodate your every need and plan our meals around you and your personal tastes. We also offer eco-tour adventures. Take a boat tour of Desolation Sound, the Copeland Islands, Mitlenatch Island or Savary Island. Try biking Savary Island or go on a Kayaking tour. Snorkel the clear waters around Sevilla Island. Hike one of the lush rain forest trails in the area. If you are a diver take in some of the many charted dive sites in the area. There are three great dives just 10 minutes by boat from the Lund Seaside Inn. Sign up for an unique Sunshine Coast vacation at the Lund Seaside Inn.
Hiking, Paddling, Sightseeing
Guided all-inclusive day kayak & hike adventures in Desolation Sound, the Copeland Islands and on the Sunshine Coast Trail. Departing from Powell River, Lund BC and Okeover Inlet on the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia, Canada.
Specializing in Desolation Sound, British Columbia, where warm pacific waters teem with marine wildlife and the majestic coast mountains tower over idyllic islands. Join us at our uniquely wonderful eco-resort on an uninhabited island in the heart of Desolation and enjoy locally sourced foods, cozy comforts and a perfectly idyllic setting. Guided and non-guided packages available. Multi-day camping tours are another option for experiencing Desolation Sound or join one of our daily guided tours and whet your appetite for longer adventures. Kayak rentals are available for those seeking self-guided exploration. Snorkel with the STARS! in the unusually warm waters and experience colourful sea stars, sea cucumbers, spiny urchins and much more. Experience the adventure in Desolation!