We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Maple Leaf Adventures

Features Animals
Review Highlights
Hugely impressive

Wonderful 6 days on the Maple Leaf Schooner’s Broughton Archipelago trip. We had high expectations... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2019
227nickm
,
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Whales & Wild Isles - A Trip of a Lifetime!

We just returned from an exhilarating trip with Maple Leaf Adventures. Exploring the BC coastline... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2019
Retiredtotravel2
,
Courtenay, Canada
Read all 42 reviews
All photos (134)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent98%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“haida gwaii”(14 reviews)
“foot schooner”(3 reviews)
About
Cruise the Inside Passage, Gulf Islands, Desolation Sound, Broughton Archipelago, Haida Gwaii, Great Bear Rainforest and Alaska area aboard Canada's classic, 92-foot schooner Maple Leaf, 88-foot tugboat Swell, or 134-foot catamaran Cascadia. Learn...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
209-1110 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Y2, Canada
Website
+1 250-386-7245
Call
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Victoria
from $72.79
More Info
from $52.45
More Info
from $80.88
More Info
from $397.71
More Info
Reviews (42)
Filter reviews
41 results
Traveler rating
40
0
0
1
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
40
0
0
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews haida gwaii foot schooner beautiful boat gulf islands windy bay fellow passengers beautiful country wildlife viewing memorable trip sea lions captain and crew salmon swell mv watchman naturalist archipelago
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 41 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I did the August 20-26th 2019 Great Bear Rainforest trip on the Cascadia. The boat was fantastic and the crew, food and scenery was absolutely first class. We really couldn't fault the trip as far as that was concerned. However, the ONLY...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Pete1955
Reviewed August 15, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful 6 days on the Maple Leaf Schooner’s Broughton Archipelago trip. We had high expectations but they were exceeded on this wonderful boat. Brilliant wildlife viewing and the most wonderful landscapes. But everything enhanced by extremely professional crew; very knowledgeable, great cooking (including for daughter...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank 227nickm
Reviewed August 8, 2019

We just returned from an exhilarating trip with Maple Leaf Adventures. Exploring the BC coastline on their newest ship, the Cascadia, was comfortable and luxurious with 5-star cuisine courtesy of Chef Jo! We had been considering Maple Leaf for several years but were hesitant as...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank Retiredtotravel2
Reviewed July 29, 2019

Tour of southern Haida Gwaii in June 2019. Beautiful boat (21 guests), wonderful crew (10) and delicious cuisine. Visited several ancient Haida villages hosted by local watchmen. Lots of wildlife to see: whales, porpoises, walruses, birds and ocean life. Our weather was ideal: sunny, warm...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Rafters
Reviewed July 22, 2019 via mobile

we waited several.years to be able to get a booking with this company. when they added the cascadia, we got on this is the way to see this area, especially with great guides. this first day, land part was a waste of time. poorly executed....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank twoscratchy
Maple Leaf A, Manager at Maple Leaf Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2019

Twoscratchy, we regret the first day exploring modern Haida Gwaii and Graham Island had some execution problems on your sailing. We are reviewing that and working with our colleagues to make improvements to the entire land day for the 2020 season. Thank you for your...More

Reviewed July 6, 2019

We enjoyed eight days aboard the 135 foot catamaran Cascadia in the Haida Gwaii. The trip had everything. Comfortable accommodations, outstanding food, amazingly competent crew. And of course, the main attraction was the Haida Gwaii itself, its people and its wildlife and natural beauty. Our...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank jacksancarlos
Maple Leaf A, Manager at Maple Leaf Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2019

Thank you, jacksancarlos! We are delighted that you enjoyed the trip, ship, crew and place so much.

Reviewed May 16, 2019

We had the trip of a lifetime cruising/sailing the Gulf Islands aboard the Maple Leaf in April. As a special birthday celebration my husband and I took our 3 adult children and 2 of their partners for a family adventure. We couldn't have asked for...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Canadiangal51
Maple Leaf A, Owner at Maple Leaf Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2019

Thank you so much, Canadiangal51. We love that you created memories of a lifetime here on the west coast of Canada!

Reviewed August 10, 2018

This was an OUTSTANDING experience. Maple Leaf and her crew were so welcoming, and I was impressed with how much knowledge the crew shared with us. It was definitely an interactive experience, all the way through, with as many opportunities for relaxing on deck as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kimberly P
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Capt Greg and Co-Capt Lynsey, Naturalist Rick, Chef Tom and Exceptional Deckhand Jessica gave us a truly exceptional experience. Their knowledge and interpretation of Haida Gwaii, the Gwaii Haanas Park, the animals, plants and marine life of the area made it a great learning adventure....More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Bill P
Reviewed June 9, 2018

It was an incredible adventure to sail in the Haida Gwaii archipelago on the magnificent 91 foot schooner SV Maple Leaf. The exceptionally well trained captain and crew knew every inlet and route of passage in order to see wildlife in all types of weather.The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank anne l
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 205 nearby hotels
Bedford Regency Hotel
699 reviews
.01 miles away
Victoria Regent Waterfront Hotel & Suites
2,003 reviews
.15 miles away
Magnolia Hotel And Spa
3,354 reviews
.15 miles away
The Strathcona Hotel
665 reviews
.18 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3,327 nearby restaurants
Little Jumbo Restaurant and Bar
311 reviews
.05 miles away
Murchie's
879 reviews
.00 miles away
Irish Times Pub
1,432 reviews
.03 miles away
Bard & Banker
1,660 reviews
.04 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,879 nearby attractions
Government Street
945 reviews
.08 miles away
Wharf Street
159 reviews
.10 miles away
Bastion Square
297 reviews
.02 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Maple Leaf Adventures staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines