Coastal Safaris In Whale-Rich Channels

Some look for tropical destinations; we look for icebergs, breaching whales, and wild beaches.

Friends and family tendering at beach in summer

Summer Adventures in BC & Alaska

June to August

Summer brings a high-pressure system alone the Pacific Northwest, meaning more consistent weather patterns. Beneath the water’s surface, plankton and krill bloom, inspiring migrations the length of the continent as whales return here to feed. To experience it at all, and to reach the richest areas, you must travel by water, as people have done here for millennia.

The coastal beaches that face toward the open Pacific Ocean stretch on for miles. It’s a true sense of wilderness out here; wolves occasionally make an appearance, the warm currents bring in strange creatures from the deep, and the huckleberries are hanging off the bushes ready to be eaten by roaming bears.

While most of British Columbia’s summer destinations are teeming with tourists, our expeditions offer an alternative escape to areas where you can find solitude in nature.

Summer Highlights

In the height of summer, we explore British Columbia’s wild west coast and Alaska’s sweeping Southeast, far north of the Tofino crowds.

Embark on a Coastal Safari

From the edge of the continental shelf off northwest Vancouver Island to the aptly named Whale Channel on the mainland coast, expeditions take place across one of the richest coastal ecosystems in the world.

Enter the World of Cetaceans

The Inside Passage and outer coast offer peak opportunities to witness spectacular whale behaviors, from humpbacks bubble-net feeding to the playful breach of an orca calf.

Experience Regenerative Travel

We offer human-scale, no-impact ways of exploring the coast, with opportunity to learn about local conservation efforts and connect with Indigenous leaders and scientists along the way.

Discover Alaska’s Wonders

The last frontier—Southeast Alaska is known for its population of brown bears, feeding humpback whales, and tidewater glaciers. We see it all in summer, taking advantage of peak nature and wildlife events.

What People Say

See what previous guests have to say about our trips in the Summer.

    “Truly magical!  This trip was as fabulous as I had hoped.  The crew; always smiling, always considerate, always a great sense of humour”

    Marilyn Samuels, Calgary, AB

    “I have just returned from this most amazingly memorable trip and I haven’t stopped talking about it to my family and friends”

    Maria Waller, Tripadvisor


Expeditions that showcase the hard-to-access wonders of the coast in peak travel season.

Stories From The Coast

From white sandy beaches to faraway islands, read notes from the field of our summer expeditions.

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