Canadian West Coast Voyages by Boutique Ship
During this unprecedented time, our crew has implemented a variety of recommended health and safety guidelines for our private charters. These methods include social distancing, sanitization before, during and after each trip, and changes to our itineraries.
With our private charters option, our guests can experience beautiful British Columbia with others who are a part of their social bubbles.
Yes, we allow passengers of all ages aboard our ship. We have plenty of activities, games, and toys for everyone to enjoy along with children’s safety equipment.
Your charter price includes exclusive use of the ship, your group's accommodation, your meals and selected drinks aboard the Union Jack, the use of our activity equipment such as kayaks, fishing equipment, paddle boards, a water trampoline.
Guests are responsible for any additional tours, meals, or activities they wish to partake in, along with transportation to and from the start and ending destinations.
Gratuities for the Remote West Coast Adventures' crew (recommended 15%) and for other tours are optional and highly appreciated, but are not included in the tour price.
The tours involve different levels of hiking and walking and require guests to be able to board the ship with minimal assistance. Additionally, the Union Jack is an older ship with steep, narrow stairs and passageways. While we cannot accommodate wheelchairs on board, we are do have cabins available on the main deck for those with limited mobility.
We encourage guests to contact us if they have any accessibility questions.
- Flights offered between Vancouver and Campbell River with Pacific Coastal Airlines
- Take the BC Ferries sailing from Vancouver to Nanaimo and drive to Campbell River
- Take the Vancouver Island Connector Bus from Nanaimo to Campbell River
We recommend dressing for the season, in layers. Things such as active wear, sturdy walking or hiking boots, raingear, jackets and gloves are all good items to have.
Safety equipment such as lifejackets, etc are provided by Remote West Coast Adventures.
As there is limited space in each cabin, we only accept a soft duffle back on the boat. Please note that hard luggage will not be accepted as it can damage the ship's interior.
All of the rooms aboard the Union Jack are designed for comfort in mind. Each floor offers a different experience. Our rooms named Gabriola and Texada on the upper deck include private ensuites and shared double beds. On the main deck, the rooms Saturna and Galiano are centrally located with no stairs needed to access them and feature bunk beds. On the bottom deck, the remaining room, Gambier is located at the heart of the ship and also feature bunk beds.
For more information about the Union Jack and the available rooms, visit our ship page by clicking here.