Nootka Sound Adventure Cruises

Welcome aboard the MV Uchuck III

Get West Adventure Cruises offers scheduled One Day, Two Day and Three Day Adventure Cruises aboard the MV Uchuck III. The MV Uchuck III can carry 70 tons of freight and up to 100 passengers on her scheduled voyages. Enjoy cruising the waterways of northwest Vancouver Island including historic Nootka Sound, Esperanza Inlet and Kyuquot Sound. The stunning scenery of ‘Canada’s Fjords’, the abundant wildlife and witnessing the day-to-day operation of a working marine vessel makes these cruises enjoyable on many levels. Stops are made along the route to drop off supplies at fish farms, logging camps, resorts and remote villages. Most of these destinations have no road access.

Choose from these scheduled cruises and explore Vancouver Island’s Wild West Coast!

Nootka Sound Day Cruise

Tuesdays, Year Round Witness the day to day activities of a working coastal vessel as she picks up and drops off supplies at fish farms, logging camps and remote resorts in Nootka Sound. Knowledgeable, friendly staff will enhance your trip with their insights. As well, informative announcements along the routes are made at significant locations.

Friendly Cove Day Cruise

Wednesdays and Saturdays, Seasonal Cruise Nootka Sound to Friendly Cove (Yuquot), historic birthplace of British Columbia and ancestral home to the Mowachaht / Muchalaht First Nations people where European Traders made first contact. Visit the lighthouse and historic Catholic Church / Cultural Centre, hike the beaches and trails and learn about the significant native culture of the area.

Kyuquot Adventure Cruise

2 Days – Thursday / Friday, March to October This cruise gives passengers an opportunity to see a lot more of Vancouver Island's Wild West Coast and a chance to sit back, relax and enjoy the view of the spectacular coastal scenery and marine wildlife along the way. Cruise through Nootka Sound, Esperanza Inlet and Kyuquot Sound with an overnight stay in the remote village of Kyuquot.

Esperanza Adventure Cruise

3 Days – Thursday / Friday / Saturday, 4 Exclusive Summer Sailings This cruise covers the same route as the Kyuquot Adventure Cruise but with a second night's stop in Tahsis or Zeballos. It also includes a stopover in historic Friendly Cove, considered the birthplace of British Columbia. Availability is limited so book early for this popular trips in June and September. Trip includes accommodations, breakfasts and dinners.

West Coast Adventure Cruise 

One Trip Only! (May 11-13, 2018) Victoria - Gold River - Victoria 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. We take a limited number of adventurous passengers along for the experience. If you crave the open West Coast then this trip is for you. Limited to 10 couples!

Do you have a LIFE-THREATENING food allergy? 
Let us know and our staff will do their best to accommodate your needs and take the appropriate precautions. Understand that our trip is remote in nature and we are limited in our menu selection. 
Please do not hesitate to bring along your own goodies and snacks.