If you are ready for a real off shore experience join us on our three day, two night West Coast Adventure Cruise. Once a year the M.V. Uchuck III travels to Victoria for her annual refit, and we take adventurous passengers along for the experience. If you crave the open West Coast then this trip is for you. Just one trip available for 2017; beginning and ending in Victoria.
Day 1 ~ Friday, May 12 Your West Coast Adventure starts with a bus trip from Victoria to Gold River departing at 9:00am. Arrival time in Gold River is 4:00pm, following a lunch break in Courtenay. Once you have settled into your accommodation at the Ridgeview Motor Inn you are free to explore and take in the sights of the community. The Ridge Road House Restaurant & Pub is located next to your accommodation.
Day 2 ~ Saturday, May 13 The day starts early with shuttle service to the MV Uchuck III at 5:30am. The MV Uchuck III will departs from Gold River at 6:00am for the first leg of your journey to Sechart Lodge in Barkley Sound. Arrival time at Sechart Lodge is approximately 4:00 pm. For additional information on your accommodation at Sechart have a look at their website.
Day 3 ~ Sunday, May 14 We depart Sechart Lodge at 8:00 am for the final leg of your voyage. The MV Uchuck III navigates the open west coast, cruising around the southern tip of Vancouver Island, then up the Strait if Juan de Fuca to Victoria, your final destination. Arrival time in Victoria is approximately 6:00 pm.
In Gold River - Transportation from Victoria, overnight accommodation and continental breakfast at the Ridgeview Motor Inn and passage aboard the M.V. Uchuck III.
Overnight at Sechart Lodge (Barclay Sound) - Accommodation, dinner and breakfast. Meals that are not included in this package are available for purchase onboard from our coffee shop.
What to Wear & Bring
* Windbreaker for warmth
* Motion sickness remedies (if required)
* Sun hat & sunscreen
* Cash for the coffee shop
* Binoculars and/or camera
To book your spot on this adventure Cruise or for additional information please contact our office toll free at 1.877.824.8253 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As the dock can be very busy save yourself time before coming aboard the MV Uchuck III. DOWNLOAD our waiver for quicker check-in. NOTE: Each passenger must sign and drop off this waiver at our Dock Office before boarding.
Please Note: Due to the nature of weather on the West Coast this trip is NOT RECOMMENDED for those individuals with WALKING DISABILITIES.