Pacific Coastal Homfray Explorer Tour 5 nights

Please note the Pacific Coastal Homfray Explorer Tour is a seasonal experience. The departure dates are as follows:

  • June 13
  • June 20
  • June 27
  • July 4
  • July 11
  • July 18
  • July 25
  • August 1
  • August 8
  • August 15
  • August 22

Cruise from Lund Harbour to the northern edge of Desolation Sound and enjoy a stay at Homfray Lodge, only accessible by boat on the Pacific Bear. This is the perfect getaway to immerse yourself in the remote BC wilderness. Explore Toba Inlet and search for cascading waterfalls and marine life onboard the Pacific Bear. Discover the peace and quiet of Desolation Sound by spending two nights at The Lund Resort at Klah Ah Men, followed by a three nights’ stay at Homfray Lodge with all meals from dinner on day one of the Pacific Coastal Cruise to breakfast on day of departure from the lodge, and three days cruising onboard the Pacific Bear with seasoned west coast captain and a naturalist guide. 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 past Howe Sound to Langdale while taking in scenic views of Bowen Island, Gambier Island, and Keats Island – keeping an eye out for orca whales and eagles along the way. Make the hour and a half drive up the peninsula, stopping into seaside towns, before reaching Earls Cove. Hop on another ferry to Saltery Bay, passing through the town of Powell River, to your stay at the gateway to Desolation Sound, Lund.

Day 2

Day 2 - Lund to Desolation Sound

After a tasty breakfast at your hotel, or a pastry at Nancy’s Bakery, embark from Lund on the Pacific Bear for a Desolation Sound cruise to Homfray Lodge. Immerse yourself into BC wilderness, keeping your eyes out for coastal wildlife. Enjoy an evening meal prepared by the lodges’ chef.

Day 3

Day 3 - Desolation Sound

Wake up bright and early for breakfast at the lodge, before taking a day trip on the water. Travel north into remote Toba Inlet, a long and narrow fjord with steep peaks and glacier green water. Sit back and enjoy the expansive scenery and don’t forget to keep your eyes out for bears along coastline. Return in the afternoon with time to relax on the lodge’s expansive dock as a chef prepares your meals.

Day 4

Day 4 - Desolation Sound

Today is a day at leisure to enjoy Homfray Lodge. The meetings of the tides and warm summers allows for rich marine life and excellent chance for salt water swimming. 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 an eco-boat tour to explore the nearby waters

Day 5

Day 5 - Desolation Sound 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 6

Day 6 - Lund to Vancouver

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

Have a relaxing morning exploring the Lund Harbour, before making your way up the Sunshine Coast. Stop in at Willingdon beach for an ice cream, and some sunshine before make your way to Saltery Bay to continue your journey back to Vancouver.

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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 $2349 CAD

+ $116.70 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 and 3-nights’ hotel at Homfray Lodge
  • Includes An F&B Option All meals and house beverages from Dinner on Day 2 to Breakfast on Day 5
  • 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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