Operated by the Ladysmith Maritime Society
a registered charity serving the Ladysmith community since 1985

MARINA OFFICE:  250-245-1146 • FAX: 250-924-6109 • VHF 66A

Harbour Tours

The Ladysmith Maritime Society is pleased to offer guided tours of the Ladysmith Harbour once again! Our tour operators are volunteers and Transport Canada certified.


  • $15.00 per adult
  • $7.50 each under 19 years old
  • $40.00 for a family of FOUR (2 adults & 2 under age 19), a fifth person will be charged as above


New COVID-19 Guidelines

  • Reservations are REQUIRED due to COVID-19
    • Please call 250-245-1146 ext 2 to make a reservation (email required)
    • minimum of 24 hours’ notice is required to book a tour
      • a confirmation email will be sent to you after an Operator has been secured
    • tours are available Wednesday through Sunday at 10:30 a.m. or 2:00 p.m.
  • 5 guests per tour
    • prior, special permission is required to increase your group size to a maximum of 7
  • a waiver must be signed, at the Marina Office, by each participant/guardian
  • face masks are encouraged
  • life jackets (PFDs) are available but if you have your own PFD, please bring it with you


No online reservations until further notice.


We hope you enjoy your tour!

While you’re on the docks:

  • Take the kids to the Sea Life Centre, next to the blue Bill Adair Boathouse where the heritage vessels, C.A. Kirkegaard (currently on land undergoing renovations) and Saravan, are moored. Discover sea creatures below the glass floor.
  • Peek into a Purple Martin’s nest using the webcam located left of the Bill Adair entrance
  • SUMMER ONLY ~ Before or after your Harbour Tour, try the culinary delights at our Oyster Bay Café! Closes on Labour Day.

Oyster Bay Cafe food