We enjoyed the trip so very much. I can not say enough about the friendliness of the crew and staff. The trip was all that we had hoped for. The bathroom situation which you know I was concerned about was not a problem at all. The house keeping was perfect. The food was outstanding.

Margaret Gardner, Sykesville MD

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Cruise BC's Inside Passage

Aurora Explorer is a working freight vessel. The freight deck where I and 10 other passengers met captain and crew was already loaded with a...

Freighter cruising affords an up - labyrinthine Inside Passage

While most of us are snug in bed on land in the dark of night, know that if the tide is right, somewhere along B.C.’s...

The Aurora Explorer By Laurie Carter

"Humpback on the starboard side,” shouts First Mate Kevin, sticking his head down the companionway from the bridge of the motor vessel Aurora Explorer. I...

Cruising into Canadian Wilds

Working ship takes 12 passengers to magical places August 10, 2011| By Pat Brennan, Special to Tribune Newspapers Delivering a 50-ton bulldozer to a lumber...

Fancy a magical mystery tour?

“We have three different trips we do on this ship,” says Captain Phillipe Menetrier, easing back the throttle at the bridge of the MV Aurora...

Mainland Islands' Billy Proctor Has Many Stories to Share

When not logging, trapping, or fishing, Proctor explores the inlets and abandoned camps and villages along the Broughton Archipelago by Anne Ikeda On a recent...

Inside Passage journey not your average Cruise Trip

Reprinted with permission: "Inside Passage journey not your average cruise trip", by Yvette Cardozo and Bill Hirsch, Calgary Herald; Saturday, July 31, 2004 Inside Passage...