We will meet your private group or family of up to 8, flat rate for 1 or 8 persons, at the boat ramp at Tulista Park, 9565 Fifth St, Sidney, BC. Outfit each of your private tour members with a life jacket and after a brief boat safety introduction, launch the boat and begin your 3 hour, private nature tour on the waters of The Salish Sea. We will land and explore briefly on foot four of the Islands; Sidney Spit, Portland Island, Russell Island and Fulford Harbour, at Salt Spring Island. Enjoy towering trees, sand and cobble beaches, rocky coastlines. kelp forests and witness BC's abundant inter tidal ecosystems. Jack will pause to offer insight on wild life and habitats, allow plenty of time for photography along the way. He is excited to answer your questions as he has always been an enlightened and engaging educator.
Award winning underwater photographer with national recognition. Internationally published writer in the field of water rescue and ice rescue. Search and Rescue Team Leader: 1982 – 1999 + with over 90 missions on record. (RCMP, City Police, Fire Department, Alberta Environment and numerous private contracts.) Registered “Expert Witness” for Aquatic Accident Investigations. Guest Lecturer at Canadian Forces Base, “Search & Rescue Technicians” training schools. Former president of the Alberta Scuba Divers Council. Guest Lecturer at the University of Alberta, University of Lethbridge, Blue Lake Outdoor Center and numerous private institutions. Director and primary shareholder of Dive Rescue & Consulting Canada Ltd. (39 years). Director and primary owner of Sub Sea Experience (42 years).
From the dock at Tulista Park we will skim across the ocean in Jack's 25 ft custom built Bombard boat to sandy Sidney Spit. Here we will do a short park tour, enjoy abundant birds and eelgrass habitat. Back on the water to beautiful Portland Island and historical Russell Island. Our last stop will be Fulford Harbour, at Salt Spring Island. On this tour you are likely see Harbour Seals, Dall's Porpoise, marine birds and possibly even whales!
最多可有1位年满6周岁的参与者参加。 Guests require some mobility to enter and exit the boat. Please be ready to provide gender height and weight to enable us to provide appropriately sized life jacket.
Wind breaker, weather proof jacket.
Although not common, some may prefer to take an anti nausea prior to launch. Trips are subject to weather conditions and we will do our best to accommodate. Not recommended for children under six.
Family/Group Gulf Islands Park Boat Tour