Outer Shores Expeditions

Experience the true wilderness of the British Columbia Coast

Outer Shores Expeditions

Experience the true wilderness and cultures of Canada’s Pacific Coast

Expedition cruises aboard our classic wooden schooner

Welcome! We are a small-ship, niche adventure travel company specializing in wildlife and cultural sailing expeditions to Canada’s Haida Gwaii, Vancouver Island, and the Great Bear Rainforest aboard our classic schooner. We hope you’ll join us!

Wilderness Sailing Expeditions

Our small-ship expeditions provide extraordinary and intimate opportunities for small groups of six guests to be immersed in the ancient cultures and stunning wildlife of Canada’s Pacific Coast.

The Schooner Passing Cloud

Passing Cloud is a 70-foot (21-metre) classic wooden staysail schooner from the design board of William James Roué, famous for designing the legendary racing fishing schooner Bluenose.

Professional & Passionate Crew

The Outer Shores crew is a team of enthusiastic, fun, and exceptional individuals who work both on board and behind the scenes to provide the best possible experiences to our guests.


Spring in the Great Bear Rainforest

Islands, Otters, Bears, and Ancient Forests

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Awards and Memberships

Learn more about the awards we’ve won and the organizations we are proud to be a part of

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