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Unplanned, pleasant experience!

“”wandering” along the Sunshine Coadt, thought we would check out a boat tour in Lund. On the ferry... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
Judith B
Highlight of our trip!

The boat tour of Desolation Sound was the highlight of our trip. We took this trip in July with my... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

“”wandering” along the Sunshine Coadt, thought we would check out a boat tour in Lund. On the ferry to Powell River, met some other travellers booked with Beyond the Road today, made a quick call and were welcomed aboard 90 minutes later! Fabulous hosts, fabulous views, excellent travel companions from 3 countries and several parts of Canada. Delightful lunch of Steel Head trout and fresh salad grown by hosts. (Chicken served for my no seafood friend).
Cabin cruiser was impeccably clean with life jackets for everyone should the need arrive and a brief safety orientation.
We were lucky to get a same day booking in off-season be sure to book in advance if you can, excellent value!

Thank Judith B
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

The boat tour of Desolation Sound was the highlight of our trip. We took this trip in July with my husband, sister and father - we had a marvellous time. Joanie and her husbands boat is spacious and comfortable. Joanie walked around and shared great stories about the surrounding areas and it’s history. The lunch was to-die-for and was hand made by Joanie and her husband using greasy veggies from their yard. Highly recommend this tour for all age groups!

Thank dinag7
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

We went with 2 other couples on a cruise from Lund all the way to Prideaux Haven. Although it was rainy, the scenery was incredible and the setting so tranquil and peaceful. Joanie and Ted, our hosts/guides were very knowledgeable about the area and its history. We stopped for a delicious lunch (steelhead trout and organic salad) at Prideaux Haven - perfection! I'm so glad we finally got to see this spectacular part of our province which we had heard so much about. And we were very happy we chose Beyond the Road Adventures to see Desolation Sound. We would definitely recommend this cruise on the Agate Pass and would love to do it again!

Thank donnav767
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Reviewed September 21, 2018

Joanie and Ted are the best hosts. They have no agenda other than to provide an opportunity to relax and enjoy spectacular scenery and a very fine, fresh lunch. It was the highlight of our vacation on Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast. We highly recommend taking the 5-hour cruise.

Thank Doug P
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Joanie and Ted took us on a wonderful sea adventure. Even though the weather wasn’t great (which is very unusual for this time of year) the time on the boat was great. Very comfortable. There were 10 of us on board and lots of room. Desolation Sound is spectacular. The lunch of local wild Lois Lake trout and fresh veggies from Joanie’s garden was delicious. Highly recommend for everyone.

Thank _aharstone
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

Thanks so much for the beautiful cruise through Desolation Sound! Ted and his assistant offered us a smooth journey with sightseeing and scrumptious food! I asked for his recipe and length of cooking time for the steelhead, as it was honestly, the 'best ever'! I'm still missing it :-).
Of our entire honeymoon on Savary and the cruise, my husband says his favourite time during the week was the boat ride and swim at Mink Island.
We enjoyed the family and other couple on the boat, and the exceptional hospitality of the staff.
Well done, and we are actively encouraging our friends to join for one of the tours as well!
Lund is easily accessible from Powell River via public transit or taxi or plane/car.

Thank SandyEurope
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

So many thoughts pass through the mind in the 5 hours we took on the tour. Ted lets us just relax into the space, ready to share his knowledge when we were ready to absorb more than just the spectacular Desolation Sound views.

Being someone who loves all things food, the simplicity of the meal- fresh grilled steelhead trout and home garden veggies- almost made me forget the amazing surroundins at our lunch pit stop.

But I should not forget to mention the beautiful boat we were on, polished ‘til it shone with space enough to sit in the front, above or in back.

Give yourself this treat. You will not regret it.

Thank Mette B
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

Wonderful warm and welling hosts. Very knowledgeable about the area, the history. Served an incredible lunch with a memorable steelhead directlynoff the grill accompanied with a home grown green salad with edible flowers.
But...... the appetizer before this great lunch was jumping off the rear of the boat into the refreashing ocean waters.
Overall, the experience was incredible and would recommend this cruise to anyone.

Thank Louis C
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

Our 5-hour boat tour was spectacular to say the least. A small boat and only 8 of us on board which it made much more personal from a conversation point of view. The lunch was made and served by the owners. Grilled salmon done to perfection with half a delicious baked potatoe also done to perfection and an arugula salad.....served with one drink of your choice.....beer or wine. We had stopped at Desolation Sound for lunch where we were able to go for a dip in the ocean. A very relaxing and wonderful day of adventure. We would certainly do this again and highly recommend to anyone.

Thank NGann
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

My family and I really enjoyed Ted and Joannie's local knowledge, skill on the water and hospitality during our 5 hour cruise out of Lund, BC. Their boat is very comfortable, and their lunch was fantastic; I think the best meal we ate out in our 2 weeks of travel! I highly recommend Beyond the Road Adventures. Thank you for the experience!

Thank Laura V
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