2024 Cortes Museum Cruises with Misty Isles Adventures


The waters around Cortes Island are famous for their spectacular natural beauty, important bird, marine and animal habitats, and significant cultural history. Our cruises highlight different aspects of this unique place within the Salish Sea. Each trip is led by Captain Jonas Fineman and a local guide who will share their first-hand knowledge to make your voyage truly memorable.

Reserve your spot
To book your trip please visit Misty Isles Adventures or call 250-935-6756.
It was ALL good and the most relaxing boat trip I have ever experienced!
The trip was extraordinary. It was one of the best days of my life – no exaggeration. Annie
Will spread the word on what a great trip this is!!!
We will highly recommend to our friends and family!
Thanks for an unforgettable day!
Thanks a million!

Set sail on four fascinating interpretive voyages aboard the historic schooner Misty Isles this summer

As a fundraising partnership between the Cortes Island Museum & Archives and Misty Isles Adventures, these cruises help to support our community and the Museum’s programs.

Mitlenatch Island

  • Thursday, May 30, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., $225
  • Departs from the Cortes Bay Government Dock

Natural Aspects of Western Cortes

  • Thursday, July 4, 20249 a.m. – 5 p.m., $225
  • Departs from Gorge Harbour Dock

Dinner Cruise to the Laughing Oyster

  • Monday, August 5, 3 p.m. – 9 p.m., $175 (dinner not included in fare)
  • Departs from Cortes Bay

Háthayim/Von Donop Marine Park Historical Cruise, 

  • Wednesday, August 28, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., $225
  • Departs from Gorge Harbour

Click the images below for full trip descriptions.

To register, click Misty Isles Adventures or call 250-935-6756

2024 Misty Isles Historic Cruises Tours

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