In this immersive all-inclusive BC coastal cruise, your daylight hours are aboard the intimate Pacific Bear, a converted fishing boat while overnights are spent at cozy Homfray Lodge, which is only accessible by boat.From spawning salmon, to wild grizzlies or migrating humpback whales, every season is enhanced by a stroke of the supernatural in the heart of unspoiled wilderness of Desolation Sound. The Bear’s friendly crew serves wholesome lunches on deck, while a knowledgeable naturalist punctuates your voyage with gems of insight that enrich your adventure.
ItineraryDay 1: Cruise Lund to Desolation Sound and Homfray Lodge Pass By: Desolation Sound Marine Provincial Park, Desolation Sound, Sunshine Coast, British ColumbiaWelcome reception and meet the crew of the Pacific Bear as we set off from the quaint village of Lund. Cruising north into Desolation Sound, we will pass Desolation Sound Provincial Marine Park a haven for boaters and kayakers with its calm waters and sheltered anchorages. As we leave the boaters behind we cruise into Homfray Channel, one of the deepest in North America and flanked by towering peaks including the majestic Mount Denman (1920 m, 6299 ft straight up from the sea). In the evening, we reach Homfray Lodge nestled in the remote wilderness of Desolation Sound, where we meet the staff and enjoy our meals prepared by the lodge's chef. Meals included: • DinnerAccommodation included: Homfray Lodge, our wilderness lodge located in remote Desolation Sound. Day 2: Toba Inlet Cruise Pass By: Homfray ChannelCruise today as we travel north into remote Toba Inlet, a deep fjord with steep peaks, glacier green water and spectacular waterfalls, on the Great Bear Rainforest. Return to Homfray Lodge this afternoon with time to relax on the lodge's expansive dock as chef prepares your dinner.Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: Waterfall lunch today on board the Pacific Bear • Dinner: Dinner at Homfray Lodge Accommodation included: Homfray Lodge Day 3: Homfray Lodge day at leisure Stop At: Homfray LodgeToday is a day at leisure to enjoy Homfray Lodge. The waters here are especially warm and with little nearby development the lodge is located in a true wilderness paradise. The meetings of the tides and warm summers allows for rich marine life and excellent chance for salt water swimming. Oysters grow in abundance around the lodge and curious Harbour seals are often seen swimming just off the dock. Water temperate can exceed 75°F (22°C) making the dock a natural hub of activity and place to sit back and relax. This peaceful setting allows you to enjoy the breathtaking scenery, vibrant marine life, and the lodge's activities such as kayaks, stand up paddle boards or join and eco boat tour to explore the nearby waters. vibrant marine life and a relaxed pace for the perfect wilderness getaway. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Homfray Lodge Day 4: Homfray Lodge cruise to Lund Pass By: Desolation Sound Marine Provincial Park, Desolation Sound, Sunshine Coast, British ColumbiaAfter breakfast will cruise, on board the Pacific Bear, back past Desolation Sound Marine Park and back to Lund, BC. Your cruise comes to an end today as we disembark in Lund. Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.