Bluewater Adventures invites you to watch whales, see the elusive all-white Spirit Bear in the wilderness, visit ancient Native villages along remote shorelines, shower under a waterfall, soak in a remote hotsprings or kayak up to an unexplored beach.

In the News

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2013 - Bluewater Adventures is chosen by The Tourism Industry Association of Canada as "winner" of the Sustainable Tourism Award!
  • 2013 - Bluewater Adventures receives Gold Award from Green Tourism Canada after completing extensive audit. This revered program launched in BC in 2009 and is a branch of Green Tourism Business Scheme in the UK, the World's leading sustainable tourism program.
  • 2013 - Bluewater Adventures becomes a proud member of 1% for the Planet - what a great community of organizations!
  • 2012 - Bluewater chosen as a finalist for TIAC's Parks Canada Sustainable Tourism Award.
  • 2011 - Global BC's Linda Aylesworth and mike Timbrell joined us on a voyage through the Great Bear Rainforest to capture the essence of this remote area, that is currently at the centre of controversy. The Land of the Spirit Bear is a 4 part series that touches on the current concerns that the First Nations people and the highly revered kermode are now facing.
  • 2011 - Selected by the Canadian Tourism Commission as one of the original 50 Canadian Signature Experiences showcasing Canada to the World.
  • Queen Charlotte Islands Tour, selected by British Columbia Magazine as one of the "50 Things to Do Before You Die" In the Summer 2009 issue of BC Magazine. Sail Haida Gwaii
  • Voted by National Geographic Adventure Magazine as one of the 'Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth!' - January 2009
  • Bluewater receives 'Northern Advancement Award' from Northern BC Tourism - October 2008
  • Bluewater goes Carbon Neutral - September 2008
  • Bluewater was selected by National Geographic Traveler Magazine as one of the World's 50 Best Trips! - October 2007

 CTV Olympic Winter Games Coverage. Bluewater Adventures featured in a segment called 'MY BC' Bluewater on Global TV - Part 1 Bluewater on Global TV - Part 2 Bluewater on Global TV - Part 3 Bluewater on Global TV - Part 4 National Parks Project Trailer


Trip Blogs
Sailboating up Indian Arm with Bluewater Adventures by Rebecca Bollwitt - Eco-Friendly Small Ship Adventure

John Biehler - Sailing with Bluewater Adventures

Magazine / News Articles

 Weekend Australian
March 2014
"Of salmon
and spirit bears"
Travel writer, John Borthwick joined us in the Great Bear Rainforest in 2013

Westworld Magazine
Spring 2011

Writer Kerry Banks explores Haida Gwaii inthe spring time

North Shore News

North Shore News July 2009

Cruise Provides Trip of a lifetime!

BC Magazine

BC Magazine Anniversary issue Summer 2009

Sail Through Haida Gwaii by Frances Backhouse

Westworld Magazine 2009

Westworld Magazine
Summer 2009

Spirit Bear Spotting in BC, by Bill and Joan Prunkl

Bluewater in CARP Magazine

CARP Magazine
June 2008

Place of Wonder

North Shore Outlook Feature

North Shore Outlook
July 2008

Adventures in Sailing

Amura Magazine Feature

AMURA, Yachts & Lifestyle
March 2008

British Columbia,
From Bella Bella to Prince Rupert

British Columbia Magazine Feature on Bluewater

BC Magazine August 2002

Haida Gwaii Magic

Western Living Magazine Feature

Western Living Magazine
April 2007

Great White Hope