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Get West Day Adventure Cruises

Gold River, Canada
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About Get West Day Adventure Cruises
The MV Uchuck III, a 136-foot passenger and freight vessel providing service through Vancouver Island's historic Nootka Sound, Esperanza Inlet and Kyuquot Sound. Relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Wild West Coast as you tour its inlets, witness the MV Uchuck III deliver freight to remote fish farms, logging camps and remote resorts. Our schedule provides day cruises through some of Vancouver Island's most spectacular scenery, perfect for a short adventure or family vacation. Explore the shores and waterways of isolated inlets, and see a variety of wildlife - black bears, eagles, sea otters, Pacific dolphins, gray and killer whales. Like to get adventurous? Take advantage of the Uchuck's route to wet launch your kayak or be dropped off at the Nootka trailhead for a four to five day hiking trip along Vancouver Island's most remote and pristine coastal trail - without the long wait list of the famed West Coast Trail.
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CamperCali wrote a review Jul. 2021
Nanaimo, Canada39 contributions19 helpful votes
We had a great trip out to Nootka Island and back. Very interesting to see all the activity on the Sound, Ship is very comfortable with indoor/outdoor seating, crew is exceptionally friendly, and we must talk about the smells from the kitchen. Do not leave the ship without
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Date of experience: July 2021
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Dave W wrote a review Jul. 2021
Courtenay, Canada6 contributions
Beautiful day, all sun and little wind. Visited 3 fish farms outgoing delivering supplies fish food etc. Also visited two resorts delivering groceries and supplies, picking up empty propane cylinders etc. On our return we again visited fish farm ally to pick up empty pallets,
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Date of experience: July 2021
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JoanWV wrote a review Jul. 2021
West Vancouver, Canada20 contributions8 helpful votes
Nootka Sound is the site of many early adventurers: Cook and Perez to name a couple, and has been an area we had wanted to explore for a long time. The sound has a series of islands and First Nations Communities that are serviced by the UChuckIII, a vessel that completes
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Date of experience: July 2021
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chrissyz31 wrote a review Jul. 2021
Salmon Arm, Canada3 contributions
This was an amazing and unforgettable trip. I can't say enough about the crew! They were welcoming and had a great sense of humor. Very approachable with any questions we had. The food was delicious! The scenery, breathtaking! Staying in Kyuquot with members of the community
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Date of experience: July 2021
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srk321 wrote a review Jul. 2021
Edmonton, Canada11 contributions
Great day on the water. Fascinating to watch the crew work so quickly and efficiently. Interesting stops and just enough open water for a little taste of the rolling seas. Highly recommend. Take warm clothing.
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Date of experience: July 2021
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