West Coast Adventure Cruise

Experience the Wild West Coast as you cruise aboard the Uchuck to Victoria from Gold River.  

3 Days - 2 Nights: Victoria - Gold River - Victoria
May 12, 13 & 14 •  $1995.00 per couple.

To book your spot on this Adventure Cruise or for additional information please email us at reservations@getwest.ca

CRUISE WAITING LIST: This unique trip sells out fast every year. If you missed the opportunity to participate in this cruise please consider having us add you to our waiting list.

Tour starts in Victoria with a Charter Bus Ride to Gold River.

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. 

Day 1: Your West Coast Adventure starts with a bus trip from Victoria to Gold River departing at 9 am.

There will be a lunch stop in Courtenay at White Spot and then the bus will take you up to Gold River.  Arrival time is approximately 4:00 pm. Once you’ve settled into the Ridgeview Motor Inn, you are free to explore the area. The Ridge Roadhouse Pub is right next door if you would like some refreshments before dinner. Dinner is at Sea & Field Bistro down in the village across the Gold River. Dinner and non alcoholic drinks are included in this package. There will be a menu sent out to guests for their choice at the Bistro. 

Day 2: The day starts early with a shuttle service to the MV Uchuck at 5:30 am. The Ridgeview Motor Inn has a continental breakfast available in the  hospitality room open at 4:00 am for those of you who like to rise early. The MV Uchuck III departs from Gold River at 6:00 am for the first leg of the journey to the Broken Islands Lodge in Barkley Sound. All food and drinks on board the Uchuck are included. Arrival time at the lodge is approximately 4 pm. Dinner will be announced upon arrival.

Day 3: We depart the Broken Islands Lodge at 8 am for the final leg of your voyage after a hearty breakfast at the lodge. The MV Uchuck III navigates the open west coast, cruising around the southern tip of Vancouver Island, then up the Strait of Juan de Fuca to Victoria-your final destination. Arrival time at the shipyard is approximately at 6 pm.

Cruise Includes:

In Gold River:
Transportation from Victoria, overnight accommodation at the Ridgeview Motor Inn; includes continental breakfast. Dinner at Sea & Field Bistro includes dinner and non-alcoholic beverages. Breakfast Saturday morning, snacks, lunch and beverages later in the day aboard the MV Uchuck.  

Overnight at Broken Island Lodge (Barclay Sound):
Accommodation, dinner and  breakfast. Lunch and snack on the MV Uchuck Sunday.

What to Bring

  • Windbreaker, hats and gloves for warmth
  • Water proof footwear
  • Sun hat if the weather looks sunny
  • Binoculars and/or camera
  • Motion Sickness Items include Sea bands for wrists, ginger capsules, Ginger Gravol. (ginger is highly effective for sea sickness) It can get rather sporty at times on the outside but not always.
  • Feel free to bring your own snacks if you have special needs.
  • If you have serious food allergies, please bring your EPI pen.

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.