We welcome the opportunity to design a trip just for you! We have run a large variety of custom trips over the years for a variety of different groups and with a variety of themes. Trips up or down the spectacular BC coast in the spring or fall, combination trips featuring the Great Bear Rainforest, trips to Haida Gwaii, journeys through the Inside Passage or the northern Gulf Islands – and much, much more – are all possible. Have your family, friends, or special interest group book the entire boat and we can offer a package price sure to please you.
Family trips are our specialty – a boat trip for a family or extended family is a unique experience in today’s busy world. Photography and artists trips with like-minded individuals provide the opportunity for a unique and highly personalized wilderness adventure. Bringing together people with a common focus is incredibly energizing and we can facilitate expression of your inner artist by taking you to amazing sights and exposing you to unforgettable experiences.
Let us know where you want to go, what you hope to see, when and for how long you want to go, and we’ll do our best to make it happen. If you can dream it up, we can likely do it!
Interested in having us help create your dream trip? Contact us and we’ll begin!
We are highly experienced in providing unique family and group adventures
Looking Ahead: Custom Trips 2021 and beyond…
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"After many decades of adventures together, we are still experiencing amazing things, seeing new sights and laughing lots. May the next decade keep us venturing into the great beyond”
“Your love for this place is infectious and I’ve caught it. You’ve treated us like family and made us all feel at home. I won’t forget it”
"A fantastic week of adventure, sun, rain, waves, seals, sea lions and the food- world class!! What a wonderful way to spend time making family memories”
"A wonderful family trip and the crew became part of the family. Everyday was a new experience and we all greatly appreciated the effort you made to provide us with family memories”
"Amazing…from the creature comforts of Ocean Light II, to the excellent food, to the seamless organization, to the meticulous attention to detail, to the warm hospitality; It has been nothing but incredible"
“So great to take a break and savour this experience - falling in love with the magic, the soul cleansing beauty at this Edge of the World.”
FAQ about Custom Trips aboard Ocean Light II
Yes we offer mothership kayaking tours in conjunction with Butterfly Tours. These trips allow you to get more kayaking opportunities while enjoying the comfort of the Ocean Light II. We will use the sailboat to transport you to great locations from which you can do a longer paddle. The boat will meet you at a designated spot and you can then enjoy the luxury of the sailboat, your own cabin and delicious meals.
Yes. In Gwaii Haanas we will try fishing for halibut, lingcod, and salmon as well as crabs, when possible. On our Khutzeymateen and Great Bear Rainforest trips we will try fishing for Dungeness crabs and, if opportunities present themselves, for salmon and halibut. If you want to participate in fishing you must purchase a saltwater fishing license before you arrive at the boat.
Ocean Light II Adventures offers trips that are fantastic for families. We are a family run company and are always willing and excited to get family groups on board. Gwaii Haanas National Park on Haida Gwaii is an amazing family destination because of the variety of activities available and the small distances needed to travel. As well the wildlife is incredible and the opportunities for active pursuits such as kayaking, hiking, fishing and exploring unsurpassed.
Our absolute maximum group size is 9, however we prefer to run trips with 6-8. This small group size is favourable because it creates a more intimate setting and makes it easier to move as a group.
Ocean Light II Adventures has been in operation on the BC Coast for over 30 years and our experience and expertise in the areas that we visit is unsurpassed. We keep our groups small and intimate so that we can move about in our wilderness settings more efficiently and safely. Our boat, the Ocean Light II is a beautiful, spacious and comfortable yacht and it is expertly maintained and fully equipped. We have passionate, experienced, professional crew who will make sure your trip an amazing one.