Scheduled Sailing Trips, Kayaking Tours & Private Charters

We offer a variety of trips. Join one of our scheduled trips or gather your family or friends together for your own private cruise on Misty Isles. A trip with Misty Isles Adventures will be a highlight of your stay on Cortes Island!

Desolation Sound

Desolation Sound is a place of magnificent beauty, where mountains rise up from the sea in the deeply cut glacial fjords. Warm waters and dramatic shorelines set the scene as we cruise, swim, and learn about the natural history of the area in what is sure to be a day to remember. 



Mitlenatch Cruise

Mitlenatch Island is a stunning protected Provincial Nature Park. With new things to see from one week to the next, Mitlenatch Island is a dynamic and exciting place to explore.



Laughing Oyster

Celebrate Father’s Day with a cruise across Desolation Sound to Okeover Inlet and for dinner at the Laughing Oyster Restaurant. Cruising back after dinner into the setting sun.

Discovery Islands Explorer

Weave your way through the Discovery Islands on a multifaceted, overnight adventure aboard Misty Isles. Learn about and experience the phenomenal tidal passages and rapids at Hole in the Wall and Surge Narrows.

Sutil Channel

Explore the waters around Marina Island and Sutil Channel on the west side of Cortes. This area is often frequented by Humpback whales, feeding in the summer months.


Cassel Lake & Refuge Cove

We head North up Lewis Channel and follow the West Redonda shoreline into Teakerne Arm. Swimming in the pristine and warm waters of Cassel Lake or relax & enjoy the surroundings.


Sea kayaking Adventure

Learn to kayak safely and comfortably, glide gently on the surface of the sea, passing miles of pristine coastline, with seals, bald eagles and seabirds for company. We will voyage out from Hollyhock each morning to explore and paddle in the spectacular waters around Cortes Island and Desolation Sound.

Mothership Kayak Tours

With our kayaks loaded onboard the Misty Isles, mothership trips are an excellent way to cover a lot of ground in comfort, and experience kayaking in a variety of picturesque areas. Our mothership trips are custom planned for you to suit your schedule and interests. If you have a small group of family or friends that are ready for adventure, give us a call.

Private Custom Charters

Getting your family or friends together for your own private cruise on Misty Isles can be a highlight of your stay on Cortes Island! Whether heading into the incredible scenery of Desolation Sound, a wildlife cruise to Mitlenatch Island or stopping for a picnic on a remote, secluded island, the choice of destination is yours.

Multi Day Sailing Charters

For groups and families who want to explore farther a field than is possible on a day trip, we have several overnight tour options available. Because these trips feature shore side accommodations, we can do these trips with group sizes of up to 12 guests. Toba Inlet & Discovery Islands Tidal Rapids are just two of the many options. We are happy to plan a trip with you.

Come sailing with us!

Desolation Sound Tours | Cruising Charters | Mitlenatch Tours