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Lady Rose Marine Services

5425 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T6, Canada
+1 250-723-8313
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A trip on the Frances Barkley

The boat is now called the Frances Barkley, but just as enjoyable I am sure! A great way to watch... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2015
Rosita D
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Victoria, Canada
Nice Day

The boat trip on the M.V. Francis Barkley was a real treat. Our particular trip went to Ucluelet... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2015
marinerbay
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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Cruise the Barkley Sound on the MV Frances Barkley. Or sail to Ucluelet and discover the Broken Group Islands. Sechart Lodge is the closest accommodations to the Broken Group Islands.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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5425 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T6, Canada
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Reviewed July 28, 2015

The boat is now called the Frances Barkley, but just as enjoyable I am sure! A great way to watch the crew go about their daily business, while enjoying the great Canadian outdoors.

2  Thank Rosita D
Reviewed July 17, 2015

The boat trip on the M.V. Francis Barkley was a real treat. Our particular trip went to Ucluelet via the lodge at Sechart. On Tuesday, Thur. and Sat. the ship goes to Bamfield. The total voyage takes about 11 hours with a one hour stop...More

Thank marinerbay
Reviewed July 17, 2015

should you ever make it thru Port Alberni you have to make time to do at least one trip to Bamfield...I have done it many times over the years, and this time I took my nice (who is visiting from Germany) ...most beautiful scenery with...More

Thank MonaClaudiaH
Reviewed July 16, 2015

The company name is Lady Rose Marine Services. The MV Lady Rose was retired a few years ago. The current ship is called the MV Frances Barkley. The cruise from Port Alberni to Sechart and then to the final destination in Ucluelet was beautiful. The...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed July 1, 2015

Went on the Francis Barkley from Port Alberni to Bamfield and back with stops in Kildonan, Hagerty's cove and Bamfield. Best way to wind down and relax and just watch the amazing scenery in Barkley Sound. Will be going back to do the Uclulet return...More

2  Thank rakkars
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Just visiting Port Alberni is always great treat for my wife and myself and that is why we are regular visitors last decade or so. We spent this March a full day on MV Lady Rose and have seen Bamfild, Broken Islands and Ucluelet. If...More

1  Thank Vladimir K
Reviewed June 18, 2015

We went out on May 14, the first day that the Frances Barkley was back on duty after repairs. Only a few other people out that day with us. They only made one stop other than Bamfield that day since the rest of the cargo...More

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed June 11, 2015

We took the MV Frances Barkley day cruise in February to take advantage of the winter special prices of $25 pp to Bamfield & return as opposed to the regular season rates. I imagined we'd be the only people to brave a February sightseeing down...More

6  Thank Linda S
Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our day trip to from Port Alberni to Bamfield and return on the MV Frances Barkley. The boat had lots of seating for those that were on board. You could choose if you wanted to sit outside, inside on main level or downstairs...More

1  Thank Vivien P
Reviewed May 31, 2015

The trip was great.We had perfect weather and stopped at three places to unload goods and an hour stop on Bamfield where we had a walk along the boardwalk.The Captain of the ship was quite informative and the crew were very friendly.Very enjoyable day

Thank Arlene S
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Heatherlynn2014
July 4, 2017|
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Response from LadyRoseMarine | Property representative |
There is a public parking lot a block up the road from us, it's free and we can direct you there when you arrive to pick up your tickets.
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LaunaSchonwald
July 11, 2016|
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Response from bridieDuncan | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm not sure what yo mean by 'the lodge' - and I don't know whether Lady Rose Marine Services picks up clients for the trip on the Frances Barkley. I would phone them directly if I were you. 250) 723-8313
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362mary
May 25, 2015|
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Response from LadyRoseMarine | Property representative |
If you are paddling from the lodge to the inner islands the waters are quite calm because they are sheltered from open ocean. There are many paddlers of all skill levels out there, always be cautious and do your research... More
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