Charts

On this page we've assembled the marine charts that our guides use to navigate through each of the different trips. Browse through the different tours in charts published by the Canadian Hydrographic Service or the Chilean Hydrographic Service, or take a more interactive trip with Google Maps.

Johnstone Strait Ultimate

Spirit of the West Base Camp Johnstone Strait West

Chart 1

The Johnstone Strait Ultimate tour covers the area of two charts. Our base camp is on the right where the two charts meet. To see the location of our camp and the area we paddle, click on the Google Maps link below.

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Spirit of the West Base Camp Johnstone Strait East

Chart 2

This chart covers the eastern area of where we kayak in Johnstone Strait. If you look at the left of the chart on the south side of Johnstone Strait you can see the location of Robson Bight.

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Johnstone Strait Expedition

Spirit of the West Base Camp Johnstone Strait West & the Broughton Archipelago

Chart 1

The Johnstone Strait Expedition also covers the area of two charts. To see the route we travel, click on the Google link below.

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Spirit of the West Base Camp Broughton Archipelago and Knight Inlet

Chart 2

This chart covers the northeastern area of the Johnstone Strait Expedition.The trip begins or ends (depending which date you start on) just north of Echo Bay on Gilford Island.

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Desolation Sound

Spirit of the West Base CampDesolation Sound

This chart covers the area we paddle on our Desolation Sound 5-day kayak tour. The route on Google Maps below are only an indication of how a trip might look. Every trip is different.

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Nuchatlitz

Spirit of the West Base CampNuchatlitz

This chart covers the area we paddle on our Nuchatlitz 6-day kayak tour. The route on Google Maps below is only an indication of how a trip might look. Every trip is different.

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Mothership Tours

Great Bear Rainforest

The mothership tour covers such a vast area that it is best viewed in Google Maps. The specific chart numbers change depending on which route the Columbia III takes on that particular trip.

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Johnstone Strait Broughton Archipelago

Even in Johnstone Strait and the Broughton Archipelago the mothership tour covers a larger area than most. It is easiest to show with Google Maps.

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Chilean Patagonia

Northern Route

Northern Route

This chart covers the northern half of the Chonos Archipelago, our playground on this route. We expect to encounter blue whales at the north end, in the Gulf of Corcovado.

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Southern Route

Southern Route

This chart shows the entire maze of islands that is the Chonos Archipelago. On our Southern Route we wind through the southern half of the islands toward the San Rafael Glacier.

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San Rafael Glacier - One of the highlights of the tour

This chart shows a larger view of the Laguna San Rafael and San Rafael Glacier. We enter through the Rio Tempanos (Iceberg River) and then paddle toward the toe of the glacier.

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