Awards & Accolades

  • Remarkable Experience Award - Tourism Vancouver Island 2017

    An award that recognizes a tourism business that has enhanced or transformed a customer's experience in the Vancouver Island Region. This award was based off our Salish Sea with Canadian Geographic expedition.

  • Canada Signature Experience

    Canada's Signature Experiences

    Selected by the Canadian Tourism Commission for inclusion in a suite of the very best experiences Canada has to offer.

  • GOLD Sustainable Tourism Certification

    Certified at the top-level for sustainable tourism by independent evaluator Green Tourism Canada, 2017. (recertification. previous certification gold 2014, and gold 2011)

  • Best Travel Experience & Trip of a Lifetime

    One of the 7 best travel experiences in Canada by Frommer's and one of the BC Trips of a Lifetimes, by Frommer's, 2000 - ongoing

  • 30 Best Holidays in Canada - The London Times, 2017

    Lakes and mountains, cool city breaks, and where to spot the bears — the top adventures to book now

  • Fodor's World's Best Cruises for 2016

    From innovative new ships to pioneering itineraries, we've sifted through the many cruises making headlines and narrowed them down to the 15 best boats of the bunch. - Fodor's

  • World's Best Adventure Cruise Holidays - AOL UK Travel

    Want an adventure holiday like no other? Here's why a cruise should be on your radar.

  • Top 15 Eco-Adventures in Canada - Expedia, 2016

    Get to know the country up close and personal. Here are the top 15 eco-adventures in Canada.

  • Best of the World - National Geographic Traveler

    by the editors of National Geographic Traveler, for our Great Bear Rainforest trip, 2013.

  • 10 Notable Ships Built in BC

    SV Maple Leaf is one of ten notable ships built in BC, according to the editors of the Vancouver Sun, 2013.

  • Outside Travel Award - Best Islands, Haida Gwaii

    "This is wild heaven," write the editors of Outside, about Haida Gwaii and Maple Leaf's trip exploring it, 2013.

  • Parks Canada Sustainable Tourism Award winner

    National award, chosen by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada, 2012

  • 50 Tours of a Lifetime - National Geographic Traveler

    A huge honour, for our Great Bear Rainforest trip, 2011.

  • Gold sustainable tourism certification (top rating)

    2011 by Green Tourism Canada

  • Virgin Responsible Tourism Awards

    2011, honourable mention for tourism in a marine environment at these international tourism awards, held annually at World Travel Market in the UK.

  • Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth - National Geographic Adventure

    The #3 adventure cruise company on earth, in a huge analysis done by National Geographic Adventure. Maple Leaf Adventures received a score of 94.2 out of 100, with a 100% for satisfaction from a confidential survey by NatGeo of our guests.

  • Top 5 Guided Trips in Canada - Explore magazine, 2008