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Flotilla Charters

Island Cruising Flotilla 


May 13th, 2017 to May 20th, 2018

Families love our flotilla vacations - but what about groups of adults and couples looking for all the benefits of a flotilla in a child-free environment?  Share relaxed (or lively!) dinners with adults, explore local towns and villages, and gather around for a glass of wine in the evening.


Evening of Arrival

Sidney Marina  

Charter check out and orientation at 3PM.

Join us on the docks for a meet & greet BBQ at 5PM.


Mingle with your flotilla friends and discuss the itinerary for the week to come.

1st Day

Victoria Inner Harbour 


Take a Water Taxi to Canoe Brewpub for beer tasting and great food!


2nd Day


Victoria Inner Harbour 

Breakfast & Briefing at Cora's before heading out to sea.

Galiano Island - Montague Harbour Marina

Spend the afternoon hiking in Montague Harbour Marine Provincial Park then back to the boat for wine and cheese tasting and a BBQ dinner.


3rd Day

The Butchart Gardens


Spend the afternoon exploring one of the world's premier floral show gardens. 

You'll find the visual feast of colours in the gardens is complemented by the dining options at The Dining Room. 


4th Day

Cowichan Bay Fisherman's Wharf

Explore everything this historic town has to offer.

  • Art Galleries

  • Speciality Stores

  • Museums 

  • Cafes 

Then on to a delicious dinner at The Masthead Restaurant.

5th Day

Salt Spring Island - Ganges Harbour

Exploring Salt Spring Island has something for everyone!  The art and culture alone is incredible and you will be immersed in the land and see. Excellent food and culinary experiences and shops and boutiques that would be worth the trip alone.

After working up an appetite, there will be nothing better than enjoying a dinner with a view at The Oystercatcher Bar & Grill.


6th Day

Salt Spring Island - Ganges Harbour

Spend the morning at the Salt Spring Market and browse potters, jewellers, fibre artists, woodworkers, art & photography, body care, clothing, produce, food and drinks.

South Pender Island & Bedwell Harbour

Your holiday is not complete until you have visited Poets Cove in Bedwell Harbour.  Dining at Poets Cove at Aurora you will have a chance to experience beautiful views and a mouth-watering menu.


7th Day

Sidney Marina  

Victoria Distillers offers Tours & Tastings. Visitors are guided through the entire distillation process and around two gleaming copper pot stills.  Following the tour visitors are invited to taste all the premium spirits.

After  the tasting, wander over to The Woodshed for delicious wood oven pizza!


8th Day

Sidney Marina  

Relax and enjoy the day or head out to enjoy a Saanich Peninsula Wine Tour.


Flotilla Rates

Lead Skippered Vessel of Flotilla

  • Add $1,500 CAD to the Bareboat Rate 


All other Vessels of Flotilla

  • Add $450 CAD to the Bareboat Rate

We handle the route planning, safety, coordination of fleet, reservations for group activities and meals.


For an extra fee of $50 per vessel, you can provide us with a shopping list and we can shop for your provisions and have them sent to the vessel.

Island Cruising has many extras for our sports enthusiasts.  For all of our guests that just want to sit back with a cold one, we have fishing rods & kits for rent during your charter.  As for those that want to get out and explore your surroundings, we have 1 & 2 man kayaks and stand-up paddle boards. 


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