Pacific Coastal Desolation Sound Wilderness Discovery Tour 6 nights

Canadian Signature Experience

Pacific Coastal Desolation Sound Wilderness Discovery Tour is part of Destination Canada’s Canadian Signature Experiences (CSE) Collection. The CSE collection includes once-in-a-lifetime authentic travel experiences found only in Canada.


Please note the Pacific Coastal Desolation Sound Wilderness Discovery Tour is a seasonal experience. The departure dates are as follows:

  • June 9
  • June 16
  • June 23
  • June 30
  • July 7
  • July 14
  • July 21
  • July 28
  • August 4
  • August 13
  • August 25

Experience nature amidst Desolation Sound’s expansive beauty. Enjoy an incredible stay amongst the Toba Inlet’s fog encompassed vistas. Cruise on the Pacific Bear through hidden channels, providing you views of sea lions, seals and dolphins. Experience unexpected comforts amidst the expansive landscape, with a two nights’ stay at The Lund Resort at Klah Ah Men, a three-nights’ stay at Homfray Lodge, and one-night stay at Tsa-Kwa-Luten Lodge.  In this pristine playground, adventure awaits. Cruise Desolation Sound on board the intimate “Pacific Bear” a converted fishing vessel. With a maximum of just 16 guests, this naturalist led cruise motors into less visits inlets and coves famous for its wildlife and spectacular coastal rainforest.  


Top 5 things to do

  • Stroll along the boardwalk in Lund Harbour
  • Kayak or stand up paddle board
  • Embark on the Pacific Bear for a cruise through Desolation Sound
  • Sit back and enjoy the serene waters and incredible scenery on the dock at Homfray Lodge
  • Stop into Downtown Gibsons and enjoy a meal at Molly’s Reach - one of the chief locations in the CBC’s longest running Canadian drama “The Beachcombers.”

Additional Activities can be added to your package during the booking process

Day 1

Day 1 - Vancouver to Lund

Ferry: West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) to Gibsons (Langdale)
Ferry: Madeira Park (Madeira Park) to Saltery Bay (Powell River)

Staying at: The Lund Resort at Klah ah men
1436 101 Highway, Lund, BC, Canada, V0N 2G0

Sail from Horseshoe Bay through Howe Sound, island gazing along the way. After arriving to Langdale, stop in downtown Gibsons for a coffee, before making the hour and a half drive towards Egmont for your second ferry. Once arriving in Saltery Bay, enjoy a coastal drive through Powell River, to your final destination for the evening, Lund.

Day 2

Day 2 - Lund to Desolation Sound

After a morning stroll along the water and a hearty breakfast at Nancy’s Bakery, embark on the Pacific Bear for cruise through Desolation Sound. Feel a sense of tranquility as you enter the Homfray Channel, true remote wilderness. Enjoy an evening meal prepared by the lodges’ chef.


Day 3

Day 3 - Desolation Sound

Today you’ll be travelling north into Toba Inlet for a spectacular array of waterfalls, coastal wilderness, and steep cliff sides. Sit back and enjoy the green waters and incredible scenery. Return to Homfray Lodge in the afternoon for some relaxation time on the expansive dock, and a meal prepared by the lodge’s chef.

Day 4

Day 4 - Desolation Sound

Enjoy the authentic charm of Homfray Lodge. With some of the warmest water on the BC coast, this waterfront setting is the perfect place for a quick dip. Embrace the lodge’s activities such as kayaks, stand up paddle boards or join an eco-boat tour to explore the nearby waters.

Day 5

Day 5 - Desolation Sound to Quadra Island

Staying at: Cape Mudge Resort - Tsa-Kwa-Luten Lodge
#1 Lighthouse Road, Quathiaski Cove, BC, Canada, V0P 1N0

Depart from Homfray Lodge and cruise towards Quadra Island. Keep your eyes peeled for humpback whales, orcas, or dolphins. Breathe in the ocean air, and feel at peace. Dock at Quadra island and enjoy a farewell dinner at Tsa-Kwa-Luten Lodge.

Day 6

Day 6 - Quadra Island to Lund

Staying at: The Lund Resort at Klah ah men
1436 101 Highway, Lund, BC, Canada, V0N 2G0

Enjoy a breakfast at the lodge, before cruising from Homfray Lodge south through Homfray Channel past Desolation Sound Marine Park and back to the Sunshine Coast and Lund Harbour. Spend the evening in Lund and find a patio to watch the sunset.

Day 7

Day 7 - Lund to Vancouver

Ferry: Saltery Bay (Powell River) to Madeira Park (Madeira Park)
Ferry: Gibsons (Langdale) to West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay)

Spend the morning in Lund Harbour taking a relaxing stroll along the boardwalk, before making your way up the Sunshine Coast. Stop for lunch in Powell River and heads towards Saltery Bay to embark back to the Mainland.

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These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.

The directions displayed are directly via Google Maps and are subject to Google Maps Terms and Conditions. 


Please note, the Cancellation and Changes to Services policy varies from BC Ferries Vacations' Terms and Conditions. Cancellations made within 30 days prior to departure are non-refundable.

Please note the following is NOT included in package price:

  • Parking in Lund; approximately $7 per night on days not staying at the Lund Hotel

Smoking is not permitted inside any of the buildings or on the Pacific Bear vessel

Today's price from $3349 CAD

+ $164.70 GST. Per person based on double occupancy. Includes ferry & accommodation. Surcharges may apply.

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Package includes

  • Accommodation 2-nights’ hotel at The Lund Resort at Klah Ah Men, 3-nights’ hotel at Homfray Lodge, and 1-night at the Tsa-Kwa-Luten Lodge
  • Includes An F&B Option All meals and house beverages from Dinner on Day 2 to Breakfast on Day 6
  • Sightseeing Cruising on board the Pacific Bear with a seasoned West Coast captain and naturalist guide
  • Complimentary In-Room Coffee Complimentary continental breakfast at the Lund Resort at Klah Ah Men
  • Adventure Eco Boat Tour from Homfray Lodge
  • Ferry Round trip on BC Ferries from Metro Vancouver to Powell River, Sunshine Coast (two sailings each way) for two adults and one car

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