In the News

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2016/2017 - Bluewater Adventures has commissioned the building of a new 82 foot flagship yacht. She is set to be completed in time to host adventures exploring Haida Gwaii and the Great Bear Rainforest!
  • 2015 - Bluewater Adventures just completed our 2 year audit with Green Tourism Canada reviewing our tourism practices. We are proud to have retained our Gold standing and by implementing new initiatives, we have improved our score by 8%.
  • 2014 - Green Step & Green Tourism UK awards Bluewater Adventures with the GoldStar Award acknowledging our green initiatives and sustainable tourism practices.
  • 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


  National Parks Project Trailer

  Bluewater on Global TV - Part 1   Bluewater on Global TV - Part 2
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Magazine / News Articles

Montecristo Magazine
August 27, 2016
"Water less travelled" ~ Story and photography: Daenna Van Mulligen
The Telegraph

Cruising into Canada's wilderness by Brian Jackman in Travel Destinations
Weekend Australian
March 2014
"Of salmon and spirit bears" Writer John Borthwick  joined us in the Great Bear Rainforest in 2013
Westworld Magazine
Spring 2011
Writer Kerry Banks explores Haida Gwaii in the spring time
North Shore News
North Shore News
July 2009

Cruise Provides Trip of a lifetime!
  BC Magazine
BC Magazine Anniversary 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
  Western Living Magazine Feature
Western Living Magazine
April 2007
Great White Hope
  British Columbia Magazine Feature on Bluewater
BC Magazine
August 2002
Haida Gwaii Magic
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