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Culinary & Tasting Adventures

Explore the west coast’s food and beverages, as well as the nature, culture and lifestyle that informs and inspires it.

Like our other boutique expedition cruises, these trips feature an in-depth experience with all the senses of our cuisine’s flavours, textures, environment and stories, coupled with the real opportunity to get out and walk the fields, explore beaches and listen to the region’s marine mammals. Operated in the Salish Sea region and guided by charismatic local experts and our experienced guides, these trips can be as much vacation and/or learning as you like.

Wines and Islands

Explore the breadth of BC wine, its people and place through this special tasting, culinary, culture and nature adventure. Guided by our on-board experts, as well as other wine industry leaders and pioneers, each day you’ll learn about and taste the best wines from BC’s distinct wine regions. Ashore and aboard our luxury catamaran Cascadia, 5 days. See itinerary linked below.

Craft Beer Cruise

A beer tasting tour with a twist. This combination beer tour, cultural history adventure and small ship cruise explores B.C.’s rich and colourful craft brewing scene — a hotbed of the renaissance in North American brewing.

With a respected brewing historian as your guide, you’ll learn about the tasting, food pairing, brewing techniques of 50 top BC craft beers, as well as fascinating social history of the past 150 years in brewing here. Ashore and aboard our classic tugboat Swell, 5 days. See itinerary linked below.

Trip Itineraries

Wines and Islands

Cruise the Salish Sea's beautiful islands during the harvest month. On this wine-tasting and culinary cruise, you'll explore the breadth of British Columbia's wine, from bright pinot gris to spicy meritage and luscious ice wine....

Craft Beer & Culinary Cruise

Enjoy amber flavors under an autumn sky on this culinary cruise dedicated to BC's craft brewery ales. Learn historic brewing culture from expert while pairing craft beers with excellent culinary delights in a stunning island setting....