Nootka Sound Adventure Cruises
Welcome aboard the MV Uchuck III
Get West Adventure Cruises offers scheduled One 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 day cruises. 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.
Friendly Cove Day Cruise
Wednesdays and Saturdays • 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.
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.
2 Days • April 27/28, May 4/5 and June 1/2 through to October 12/13, 2023 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.
May 12, 13 & 14, 2023 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. The cruise begins and ends in Victoria.