Westwind Tugboat Adventures



    BC North Coast, BC, Canada






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    Unguided option?     

    Travel destination:     

    Prince Rupert or Bella BellaVancouver-Airport-YVR

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    Cruise the Inside Passage of B.C. and experience some of the most exotic scenery in the world and enjoy British Columbia salmon and halibut fishing that is second to none.

    Welcome to North America's Original Tugboat Cruise. This is a one week wilderness fishing and luxury cruising adventure aboard a 1941 vintage tugboat with only 12 guests.

    Westwind pioneered the concept of "Follow the Fish" and cruises every day to enjoy world class salmon and halibut fishing on British Columbia's beautiful Inside Passage. Majestic fjords with calm water, velvet forests, waterfalls, whales, eagles, bears and wolves offer a true paradise for nature lovers. Guests are pampered by a dedicated and friendly crew with tantalizing meals, fine wines and all the comforts of home. Each two guests share a private stateroom and have the use of their own 18 ft. catamaran Skiff. Professional guides take care of keeping you on the fish while you're captain's itinerary is set to enjoy the bounties of this infamous coast including wildlife excursions, clam digging, Dungeness crab, wilderness hikes, historical sights and secluded beaches. Step aboard for unbeatable scenery, wildlife and fishing on a legendary tugboat adventure.

    What Do We Fish For?

    May 20 to Sept 18
    • Dungeness Crab
    • Halibut
    • Rockfish (Yellow Eye, Red Snapper)
    • Chinook (King) Salmon
    • Coho (Silver) Salmon


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    6 nights / 7 days fishing

    Unless otherwise stated, prices do not include taxes, gratuities, or fishing license/stamp.

    Prices include fishing licenses and all applicable taxes.

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    What's included?

    How many hours of guided fishing?

    11 hrs/day. We have 2 guides who share their time with all guests equally and are on the water at all times.

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    Fish processing:     

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    Complimentary beer and wine


    Complimentary beer and wine


    We supply everything for the saltwater angler including a valid fishing license. We do arrange return flights from Vancouver for all guests, approx. US$500.


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    Our 1941 heritage wooden Tugboat, the MV Parry is lovingly maintained and beautifully appointed with comfortable two berth cabins, fireside lounge, spotless bathrooms and showers plus a busy galley serving unbelievable food and desserts. Creature comforts are provided with bathrobes, extra pillows, hairdryers and a complimentary selection of wines from around the world.

    The skipper and crew are eager to pamper you and the shipboard atmosphere is totally relaxing. Guests are encouraged to visit the pilot house and take a turn at the wheel or a tour of the spotless engine room and watch the smooth operation of this antique engines.

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    Average travel time to fishing grounds:

    1-2 mins

    Other Activities Available

    As you cruise through the majestic fiords and picturesque channels, choose to go ashore beachcombing, clamdigging or maybe a wilderness hike to a secluded lake. Whales are your companions and often provide close encounters of the magnificent kind as we travel side by side. Explore the shore line and river estuaries viewing the abundant wildlife studying the fauna or just taking in the serenity of being alone in the remote reaches of the Inside Passage. You will visit ghost towns, historical sights and waterfalls. If you like to read the tugboats have an extensive library, relax all by yourself with your choice of book in the lounge or on the upper deck as the other guests enjoy some fishing. Westwind's crew will be happy to go along and provide some local insight or to just guide you towards your pleasure and let you enjoy on your own.


    • An extensive library of local, cultural and marine reference reading
    • DVD movies and extensive music collection
    • Complimentary beer and wine
    • Ship to shore radio communication, intermittent cell service
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    Our state of the art fishing skiffs are 18 foot welded catamarans, equipped with whisper quiet Honda 4 stroke outboards, radios and fish finders. Our skiffs are designed to comfortably accommodate 2 or 3 anglers safely.


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    Deposit required: US$2,500.00

    Balance due: 6 months prior to trip date.

    We provide a 100% refund if guests have to cancel.

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    All-inclusive lodges include:
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    • boats and fuel
    • guiding
    • all meals
    • fish processing (unless fishing is catch-and-release only, this is not applicable)
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