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Lady Rose Marine Services

5425 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T6, Canada
+1 250-723-8313
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A great way to see the local area.

Travelled to and from Ucluelet this week on the Francis Berkley, with a 2 night stopover. The boat... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
12sue12_12
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Leicester
Well worth it

Wanted to do this for some time, and so pleased we did. The Scottish Captain was excellent and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
whygoback
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Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
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Cruise the Barkley Sound on the MV Frances Barkley. Or sail to Ucluelet and discover the Broken Group Islands. Sechart Lodge is the closest accommodations to the Broken Group Islands.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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5425 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled to and from Ucluelet this week on the Francis Berkley, with a 2 night stopover. The boat is a working vessel that carries passengers and freight/post to the various outposts along the inlet and islands. The scenery is spectacular and we saw some wildlife....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted to do this for some time, and so pleased we did. The Scottish Captain was excellent and informative. Food was basic, but good enough. Well worth a day of your time. Book it

Thank whygoback
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

enjoyed our full day trip on the port alberni inlet,very nice old vessel,good commentary and excellent staff,beautiful scenery would highly recommend

Thank K2873WMkathyk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us took this trip August 17 and were thrilled. We were able to get breakfast on board prepared by a very dedicated cook! The scenery is beautiful with the weather improving to sunshine. Spotted whales 4 times! Bald Eagle. Newspaper provides interesting stories...More

Thank SueH-bear
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This is a working boat that delivers freight and passengers to various outports along the Port Alberni inlet. They also carry return passengers who just want to go along for the ride. The trip was very enjoyable and the food in the cafe was good...More

Thank mbmcc2016
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We enjoyed the ship tour of the inlet, seeing the small outposts along the way. Whale sighting as we left Bamfield was amazing! The only downside was the extremely uncharacteristic warm weather, it was very warm and sunny.

Thank travelmore300
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Haven't visited this area before, but had several people suggest the trip to either Bamfield or Ucluelet. We chose the Bamfield trip and we're glad we did. Crew were great and the fact that this is a working cargo vessel is an added bonus. Only...More

2  Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 18 July 2017

A very relaxing and joyful trip. Morning was a bit cloudy and rainy for us. But afternoon onwards it was awesome! Could not get much time to spend there at Bamfield.

1  Thank Lijin J
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I have been on the Fransis Barkley 3 or 4 times now. It's a great thing to do with guests you want to visit with nobody has to drive. The working boat is very interesting. The scenery is amazing and the crew very friendly. There...More

1  Thank 844wilft
Reviewed 11 July 2017

wonderful trip , ship was not too crowded , the wildlife on the canal was exciting to see I would pack a lunch and have it at the stop at Bamfield ,on ship food prices a bit higher than I expected, a long day ,...More

1  Thank vidiay2016
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Heatherlynn2014
4 July 2017|
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Response from LadyRoseMarine | Property representative |
There is a public parking lot a block up the road from us, it's free and we can direct you there when you arrive to pick up your tickets.
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LaunaSchonwald
11 July 2016|
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Response from bridieDuncan | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm not sure what yo mean by 'the lodge' - and I don't know whether Lady Rose Marine Services picks up clients for the trip on the Frances Barkley. I would phone them directly if I were you. 250) 723-8313
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362mary
26 May 2015|
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Response from LadyRoseMarine | Property representative |
If you are paddling from the lodge to the inner islands the waters are quite calm because they are sheltered from open ocean. There are many paddlers of all skill levels out there, always be cautious and do your research... More
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