Awards & Accolades

  • Safe Travels Certification, World Travel & Tourism Council

    The specially designed stamp will allow travellers to recognise governments and companies around the world which have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols – so consumers can experience ‘Safe Travels’.

  • Business of the Year - Chamber of Commerce, Greater Victoria

    Chosen by peers in the business community, this award looks holistically at a business: its fundamentals, its quality/excellence and its engagement in its community. 2020.

  • Best Boutique Cruise Line Winner, USA Today's 10Best Reader's Choice Awards

    Top boutique cruise lines in the world as chosen by readers. 2020

  • Adventure Green Alaska

    Adventure Green Alaska

    Sustainable tourism certification for Alaska.

  • Remarkable Experience Award - Tourism Vancouver Island

    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. 2017

  • 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. Perennial.

  • GOLD Sustainable Tourism Certification

    Certified at the top-level for sustainable tourism by independent evaluator Green Tourism Canada, Perennial. (Re-certifications in 2017, 2014, and 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

    Lakes and mountains, cool city breaks, and where to spot the bears — the top adventures to book now. 2017

  • Canada's Absolute Best Eco-Adventure Tours - Flight Centre

    The best adventures selected for both quality and environmental ethics.

  • Fodor's World's Best Cruises

    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, 2016

  • 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

    Get to know the country up close and personal. Here are the top 15 eco-adventures in Canada, 2016

  • 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.