Dock Days

Come celebrate the diversity and vibrancy of the Comox Harbour along with the industries and businesses that call it home! Bring your family and friends for a day of learning, tours, activities, races and more.

Events – Saturday, June 8th

morning — Guided Fishing Charter – Island Pursuit Sport Fishing – Book Now

Island Pursuit Sport Fishing Charters specializes in full and half day fishing charters.

9:00 am Fishing Charter/Day Tour – Desolation Sound Yacht Charters – Book Now

Enjoy a guided fishing trip or day tour on the waters surrounding the Comox Valley region, for 2 guests onboard a 2018 201Dv Weldcraft 25’ with Desolation Sound Yacht Charters. Includes picnic lunch & soft drinks.

9:00 am — Comox Island Iron Outrigger Canoe Races – Mixed/Novice/Youth Start – Learn More

Join us for two days of racing for all paddle disciplines and abilities in the Comox Valley. Saturday events include OC6 Iron distance races and a brand new long course SUP race. Sunday will include the traditional small boat race – OC1-2, surfski – and a separate SUP technical race right off the Pier at the Comox Marina Park. We are also hoping to offer a fun race for the kids.

9:30 am Big Animal Encounter Marine 7 Hour Tour – Book Now

Join Bill on a Big Animal Encounters tour; a day on the water with spectacular scenery and a multitude of wildlife encounters which often include; Orcas, Humpbacks, Dolphins, Sea lions, Harbour Seals, Bald Eagles and colourful seabirds.

10:00 am — Land & Sea Tour

Hosted by Big Animal Encounters and Ambassador Transportation, tours start with all guests meeting at the Comox Harbour, half of the group will head out for a tour of Baynes Sound, with the hopes of encountering some of the large marine sea life that call this area home, while the other half will visit an Oyster processing plant to learn all about this delicious shellfish, in the area where the most oysters are produced in Canada! Upon completion of each tour the groups will meet back up and switch places.

10:00 am — Guided Wharf Tour – Book Now

Enjoy a guided informative walk of the Fishermans’ Wharf, provided by the Comox Valley Harbour Authority. Learn about the commercial fishing industry, stopping at different fishing vessels along the way. Different gear types and fishing methods will be discussed, as well as costs associated with being a commercial fisherman and benefits the industry has to the coastal communities.

10:00 am — Discover the Comox Valley Cycle Tour – Book Now

The tour will start at 10:00am at the Comox Harbour and will cycle around the coast to 40 Knots and will stop by for a pint and appetizer at the Land & Sea on the way back to the harbour. The tour is $109 for adults and $89 for a child (13-18) with the option to upgrade to an electric bike for $25.

11:00 am — Comox Island Iron Outrigger Canoe Races – Women Start – Learn More

11:00 am — OceanFest – Sail Boat Stadium Racing // Van Isle TT Match Race Series – Finals

Stadium racing is the latest and most engaging way to watch a sailboat race, add in the most exciting and performance multi hulled race boats around and you have some great entertainment. Bring the entire family. Free snacks on the pier, live commentary, music and prizes all weekend long.

11:15 am — Comox Island Iron Outrigger Canoe Races – SUP Long Course Start – Learn More

12:30 pm — Safety at Sea Seminar – Register Now for free

International yacht training skipper and instructor Derek Harvey, will go over checklists and how to be prepared before heading out on the water.

1:00 pm — Comox Island Iron Outrigger Canoe Races – Men’s Start – Learn More

1:15 pm Big Animal Encounters 4 Hour Whale Watching Tour – Book Now

Join Bill on a Big Animal Encounters tour; enjoy the spectacular scenery with the opportunity to see wildlife that may include; Orcas, Sea Lions, Humpback whales, Dolphins, Harbour seals and colourful seabirds.

2:00 pm Guided Wharf Tour – Book Now

Enjoy a guided informative walk of the Fishermans’ Wharf, provided by the Comox Valley Harbour Authority. Learn about the commercial fishing industry, stopping at different fishing vessels along the way. Different gear types and fishing methods will be discussed, as well as costs associated with being a commercial fisherman and benefits the industry has to the coastal communities.

2:30 pm – Destination Seminar – Register Now for free

International yacht training skipper and instructor Derek Harvey will talk about Desolation Sound and give out some local cruising tips.

3:30 pm — Comox Island Iron Outrigger Canoe Races – Awards – Learn More

Events – Sunday, June 9th

morning — Guided Fishing Charter – Island Pursuit Sport Fishing – Book Now

Island Pursuit Sport Fishing Charters specializes in full and half day fishing charters.

9:00 am — Fishing Charter/Day Tour – Desolation Sound Yacht Charters – Book Now

Enjoy a guided fishing trip or day tour on the waters surrounding the Comox Valley region, for 2 guests onboard a 2018 201Dv Weldcraft 25’ with Desolation Sound Yacht Charters. Includes picnic lunch & soft drinks.

9:30 am — Big Animal Encounter Marine 7 Hour Tour – Book Now

Join Bill on a Big Animal Encounters tour; a day on the water with spectacular scenery and a multitude of wildlife encounters which often include; Orcas, Humpbacks, Dolphins, Sea lions, Harbour Seals, Bald Eagles and colourful seabirds.

10:00 am Land & Sea Tour

Hosted by Big Animal Encounters and Ambassador Transportation, tours start with all guests meeting at the Comox Harbour, half of the group will head out for a tour of Baynes Sound, with the hopes of encountering some of the large marine sea life that call this area home, while the other half will visit an Oyster processing plant to learn all about this delicious shellfish, in the area where the most oysters are produced in Canada! Upon completion of each tour the groups will meet back up and switch places.

10:00 am Guided Wharf Tour – Book Now

Enjoy a guided walk of the Comox Valley Harbour Authority Fishermans’ Wharf learning about the commercial fishing industry, stopping at different fishing vessels along the way. Different gear types and fishing methods will be discussed as well as costs associated with being a commercial fisherman and benefits the industry has to the coastal communities.

10:00 am — Discover the Comox Valley Cycle Tour – Book Now

The tour will start at 10:00am at the Comox Harbour and will cycle around the coast to 40 Knots and will stop by for a pint and appetizer at the Land & Sea on the way back to the harbour. The tour is $109 for adults and $89 for a child (13-18) with the option to upgrade to an electric bike for $25.

10:30 am — Comox Island Iron Outrigger Canoe Races – Small Boat Start – Learn More

10:45 am — Comox Island Iron Outrigger Canoe Races – SUP Technical Race Start – Learn More

11:00 am — OceanFest Continues

Live Music, Free Snacks on the pier, Live commentary to great Sailboat racing

12:00 pm — Comox Island Iron Outrigger Canoe Races – Kids Race – Learn More

12:30 pm — Safety at Sea Seminar – Register Now for free

International yacht training skipper and instructor Derek Harvey, will go over checklists and how to be prepared before heading out on the water.

12:45pm — Awards – Comox Island Iron – Learn More

1:15 pm — Big Animal Encounters 4 Hour Whale Watching Tour – Book Now

Join Bill on a Big Animal Encounters tour; enjoy the spectacular scenery with the opportunity to see wildlife that may include; Orcas, Sea Lions, Humpback whales, Dolphins, Harbour seals and colourful seabirds.

2:00 pm Guided Wharf Tour – Book Now

Enjoy a guided informative walk of the Fishermans’ Wharf, provided by the Comox Valley Harbour Authority. Learn about the commercial fishing industry, stopping at different fishing vessels along the way. Different gear types and fishing methods will be discussed, as well as costs associated with being a commercial fisherman and benefits the industry has to the coastal communities.

2:30 pm – Destination Seminar – Register Now for free

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