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Discover Vancouver Island

Discover Vancouver Island

Let’s discover Vancouver Island together! From Victoria in the South to Telegraph Cove in the North, from Campbell River on the East and Tofino on the West, we will cover most of the Island and experience all that it has to offer on this 12 day scenic trip.

Pick-up Points:
St. Albert Inn & Suites
Super 8 Edmonton South
Executive Royal Hotel, Leduc
Radisson Hotel Red Deer
Sandman Hotel & Suites Calgary West

Pricing

  • Single: $3499.00
  • Twin: $2399.00
  • Triple: $2109.00
  • Quad: $1959.00

Pricing is based on number of people in your group. Rates below are for the next upcoming departure date. For pricing details about other departures, please click the "View Prices" link next to your desired date in the Departure Dates block to the right.

Applicable taxes may be added at the time of booking.

Tour Details by Day

Day 1 – St. Albert to Three Valley Gap

Meals Included: Supper

Welcome aboard your coach as your tour begins in St. Albert. Travel south along Highway 2 through Red Deer, Calgary and into Canmore for lunch before crossing into beautiful British Columbia. Sit back and enjoy the magnificent ruggedness of mountains, lakes and rivers as you go through Yoho National Park. After stopping in Golden for coffee, its over Rogers Pass through Revelstoke before arriving in Three Valley Gap, your overnight destination. Enjoy an included BBQ dinner and a Ghost Town tour.

Day 2 – Three Valley Gap to Harrison Hot Springs

Meals Included: Breakfast

This morning after breakfast its time to board your coach and begin your trek to Harrison via the Coquihalla Highway. After a lunch stop in Hope, we travel west and arrive at Harrison Hot Springs for a two day stay at the luxurious Resort & Spa. Relax in one of the mineral pools or take a walk and enjoy the beautiful scenery this area has to offer.

Day 3 – Harrison Hot Springs

Meals Included: Lunch

This morning we will head to Fort Langley National Historic Site for a visit and tour. Inside the walls, rough-hewn timber buildings recreate the rugged 1800s. See where Hudson’s Bay Company fur traders mingled with California gold prospectors. Afterward we will continue to Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery for a tour and lunch. The coach will return mid afternoon for you to enjoy the pools before going out for dinner.

Day 4 – Harrison Hot Springs to Victoria

Meals Included: None

This morning after breakfast, it’s off to Victoria. En route we will stop in Steveston for lunch, weather permitting. Discover this alluring seaside mix of historic sites, delicious dining, and charming shops that together make up one of British Columbia’s most beloved destinations. Then it’s on to Tsawwassen where you board a B.C. Ferry for a cruise to Vancouver Island arriving at Swartz Bay, then on to Victoria. After checking into your hotel, relax in the pool or jacuzzi before having dinner in one of the many restaurants nearby.

Day 5 – Victoria City

Meals Included: None

This morning you will have a guided city tour of Victoria where you will see its lovely homes and gardens with points of historic interest. In the afternoon it’s off to Butchart Gardens where you will see 50 acres of floral wonderland mixed with spacious lawns, streams, and lily ponds. We will be back to the hotel in time for supper.

Day 6 – Free Day

Meals Included: None

Today you are on your own to enjoy all that Victoria has to offer. Check out the beautiful Provincial Museum, walk the waterfront, or have tea at the Empress Hotel. Don’t forget to check out all the wonderful shops on Government Street. The day is yours to enjoy this beautiful city and all it’s hidden treasures.

Day 7 – Victoria to Campbell River

Meals Included: Lunch

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the beautiful scenery as we make our way north to Campbell River. We will have a coffee stop in Duncan before arriving in Qualicum Beach at Milner Gardens for lunch. Experience the magic of 70 acres of unspoiled natural beauty perched on the edge of an oceanside bluff overlooking the Strait of Georgia. This setting is like no other. Afterwards we will continue to Campbell River for the next 2 evenings.

Day 8 – Campbell River

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Today after breakfast we will make our way north up the island to Telegraph Cove Resort. Voted one of the 10 best towns in Canada to visit, this tiny sawmill and cannery community has a rich and colourful history. Take a walk down the wooden boardwalk and enjoy the view. After lunch in the Killer Whale Cafe, we will enjoy a 3 1/2 hour boat cruise with Stubbs Island Whale Watching, the first whale watching company in B.C. Enjoy your sea adventure aboard their 60ft cruiser in the whale watching capital of B.C. Afterwards, they’ll be time to explore the shops before heading back to Campbell River for the night.

Day 9 – Campbell River to Parksville

Meals Included: Breakfast

Today after a leisure breakfast, we will head to Elk Falls Suspension Bridge to see the impressive Falls before we leave the beautiful area of Campbell River. We will continue south on Highway 19A enjoying the scenic ocean before stopping in Deep Bay for a visit to the Marine Station. After we will enjoy lunch and a visit to Rathtrevor Beach before arriving at our destination of Parksville for the next 2 evenings.

Day 10 – Tofino

Meals Included: Breakfast

Today we will continue our journey to the “wild west” coast of Vancouver Island and visit the town of Tofino. We will stop at Cathedral Grove located in MacMillan Provincial Park and view one of the most accessible stands of giant Douglas firs on Vancouver Island. Then it’s on to Tofino where we will have time to enjoy this coastal town with its unique shops and memorable landscape. After lunch we will take a stroll on one of the many beautiful beaches and enjoy the magnificent scenery. On our way back to Parksville we will have a coffee stop in Coombs at the Market where hopefully you’ll be able to see the goats on the roof.

Day 11 – Parksville to Salmon Arm

Meals Included: Breakfast, Supper

All good things must come to an end so it’s back on the coach for the start of your journey home. We board the ferry in Departure Bay for your sailing to Horseshoe Bay on the mainland and then retrace our steps and head up the Coquihalla Highway to Kamloops. From there we’ll carry on to Salmon Arm and enjoy a farewell supper for our last evening together.

Day 12 – Salmon Arm to Home Cities

Meals Included: None

Today we travel back on the Trans Canada Highway to Banff and Calgary enjoying the scenery of the beautiful Rockies. Then it’s onto Highway 2 north to Edmonton where you return home with fond memories of your West Coast vacation.