Fly & Drive. Whales, bears and Vancouver Island, 9 days.

Whales, bears and Vancouver Island, 9 days

DEPARTURE DATES: Daily departures: May 1 - October 10, 2020

This programme offers lively urban centres, remote wilderness destinations, the unrivalled beauty of Vancouver Island’s scenery and fascinating aboriginal culture experiences. Arriving in the provincial capital of Victoria, you will plunge right into a whale watching journey. Travel to remote Tofino to discover the remote and untamed beauty seldom seen by people, home to grizzly bears, eagles and other quintessentially Canadian wildlife. A captivating stay at an authentic wilderness lodge provides the perfect setting for eco or wilderness tours. The final leg of your adventure takes you back to the mainland where you will explore Vancouver.

Departing: Victoria, BC

Arrives: Vancouver, BC

LOCATION, ACCOMMODATION, INCLUSIONS:

  • DAY 1-2. VICTORIA.
    Accommodation:
    • Standard - Best Western PLUS Carlton Plaza or Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites
    • Superior - Inn at Laurel Point or Magnolia Hotel & Spa
    Inclusions: 3-hour whale watching by Zodiac.
  • DAY 3-4. TOFINO.
    Accommodation:
    • Standard - Schooner Motel or Tofino Resort & Marina
    • Superior - Long Beach Lodge Resort or Tofino Resort & Marina
    Inclusions: 2-hour bear watching by boat.
  • DAY 5-6. SONORA.
    Accommodation (Standard & Superior): Sonora Resort
    Inclusions:
    • Water taxi transfers between Campbell River and Sonora Resort.
    • Meals: Full board at Sonora Resort starting with dinner on Day 5 and ending with lunch on Day 7.
    • Guided Ecotour or Guided Bear Watching excursion, depending on season.
  • DAY 7-8. VANCOUVER.
    Accommodation:
    • Standard - Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre or Holiday Inn Vancouver Centre
    • Superior - Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel or Coast Coal Harbour Vancouver Hotel by Apa
    Inclusions:
    • Water taxi transfers between Campbell River and Sonora Resort
    • Ferry crossing (car and passengers): Nanaimo to Horseshoe Bay (1 hour 15 minutes)
  • DAY 9. VANCOUVER. End of Tour.

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COST PER PERSON, CAD:

Dates (Standard Accommodation) Twin Single Triple Quad Child
May 1-24, 2020 3150 4673 N/A N/A 1897
May 25 - June 25, 2020 3337 5094 N/A N/A 1897
June 25 - August 9, 2020 4087 6234 N/A N/A 2501
August 10 - September 30, 2020 4606 6747 N/A N/A 3020
October 1-11, 2020 3593 5094 N/A N/A 2410
 
Dates (Superior Accommodation) Twin Single Triple Quad Child
May 1-24, 2020 3520 5453 N/A N/F 1861
May 25 - June 18, 2020 3666 5725 N/A N/A 1861
June 19-25, 2020 3813 6039 N/A N/A 1861
June 26 - August 9, 2020 4502 7058 N/A N/A 2471
August 10 - September 3, 2020 5014 7570 N/A N/A 2983
September 4-30, 2020 4947 7436 N/A N/A 2983
October 1-10, 2020 3886 5673 N/A N/A 2379
  • Child (8-11 y.o., minimum age - 8)
  • Maximum occupancy of 3 passengers (including child) at the Sonora Resort