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Discovery Coast - Dean Channel Explorer

offered by supplier M08645 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 6 - 7 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 8 people
Destination(s): British Columbia  
Specialty Categories: Canoeing/Kayaking/Rafting  
Season: June - September
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1595 Canadian Dollar (CAD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1595 Canadian Dollar (CAD)

Visit the Alexander MacKenzie Rock view petroglyphs, cruise up inlets with spectacular waterfalls, soak in hotsprings and view wildlife. Welcome Aboard!

Your Itinerary

Day 0 (Saturday): Board ferry in Port Hardy for a 9:30 pm departure.

Day 1 (Sunday): After a nite aboard travelling through Queen Charlotte Sound you awaken to the vessel in the "Inside Passage" with some short stops at McLaughlin Bay, Shearwater and Klemtu. At Klemtu, home to the Kitasoo and Xai Xais you have a few hours ashore with a chance to explore and take in a cultural tour often offered when the ferry arrives to this small community. Departing Klemtu the ferry brings you down to the town of Ocean Falls where you will meet your captain and tour guide for the next few days and welcomed aboard the Viking 1. As it is late we introduce ourselves and get you settled in preparing for the next day.

Day 2 (Monday): Depart Ocean Falls travelling down Cousins Inlet and turning up Dean channel to visit Sir Alexander MacKenzie Rock, where in 1793 he wrote his name on this rock. We will anchor in scenic Elcho Harbour, where the protected waters are great for paddling and the crew will set the crab traps for an evening snack.

Day 3 (Tuesday): Back into Dean Channel and along King Island to Eucott Bay where we bath in the hotsprings whare a homemade tub on the beach can accomadate 6. Relax, paddle around and observe the seals and birds of the area.

Day 4 (Wednesday): A morning soak in the pool if you so deaireor a walk along the beach and we are off to explore Cascade Inlet, named by Captain Vancouver for its many waterfalls.

Day 5 (Thursday): More paddling as we make our way back out Dean Channel towards Cousins Inlet.

Day 6 (Friday): Return to Cousins Inlet, stopping along the way to see the Petroglyph at Benn Point. Arriving back in time for a "walkabout" around this small community, once a thriving Papermill that was closed down several years ago. We say our goodbyes as you board the ferry and return to Port Hardy.

Day 7 (Saturday): 9 am arrive back in Port Hardy.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Additional costs: $73 for ferry from Port Hardy each way.

Supplier Information
Location: Canada
Joined InfoHub: May 2001
Client Request Served: 5

M08645 offers eco adventure tours along coastal British Columbia aboard 54' vessel Viking 1. The boat is large (54 feet) and roomy with a good stern deck and divers ladder to make your boarding easy, a rinse barrel for your gear and hot showers aboard the vessel. The spacious interior of the boat will make your...

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