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.
- St Albert Inn and Suites
- Radisson Edm South
- Executive Royal Hotel Leduc
- Radisson Red Deer
- Airdrie – MacDonald’s
- Sandman West Calgary
- 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.
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Tour Details by DayShare with Friend
Day 1 – Edmonton to Three Valley Gap
Welcome aboard your coach as your tour begins in Edmonton. 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 Chateau for the evening. Enjoy a meet and greet BBQ supper and Ghost Town tour before settling down for the evening.
Day 2 – Three Valley Gap to Harrison Hot Springs
This morning after breakfast its time to board your coach and begin your trek to Harrison. Sit back and relax as you travel to Kamloops then south on the Coquihalla Highway. After a lunch stop in Hope, you travel west and arrive in Harrison for a two day stay at the luxurious Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa. Relax in one of the mineral pools or take a walk and enjoy the beautiful scenery this area has to offer. There are several restaurants in the hotel or you may want to dine in one of the many eating establishments near the hotel.
Day 3 – Fort Langley
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 a soak in the therapeutic pools before going out for dinner.
Day 4 – Harrison Hot Springs to Victoria
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 the provinces 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 room at Chateau Victoria, relax in the pool or jacuzzi before having dinner in one of the many restaurants nearby.
Day 5 – Victoria City Tour/Butchart Gardens
This morning you will have a guided tour of Victoria where you will see its lovely homes and gardens with points of historic interest. After lunch it’s off to Butchart Gardens, where you will see 50 acres of floral wonderland mixed with spacious lawns, streams and lily ponds. Enjoy lunch at the gardens on your own, in one of the many restaurants on site. We will be back to the hotel in time for supper.
Day 6 – Free Day in Victoria
Free day to enjoy all that Victoria has to offer. Check out the beautiful Provincial Museum, walk the waterfront and take a boat cruise up the Gorge, have tea at the Empress Hotel or enjoy some shopping on Government Street. The day is yours to enjoy this beautiful city and all its hidden treasures.
Day 7 – Victoria to Campbell River
Today we will leave Victoria and continue our journey north up the Island. Along the Malahat Hwy we will stop for a photo op and enjoy the amazing views. Then it’s on to the town of Duncan to enjoy a coffee stop and stretch break 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. After we will continue along Highway 19A and enjoy the Oceanside Route on our way to Campbell River for the next 2 evenings.
Day 8 – Campbell River to Telegraph Cove Resort
Today after a complimentary 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 be amazed by the view. After lunch in the Killer Whale Cafe, we will enjoy a 3 1/2 hour 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 and check out the whale museum, before heading back to Campbell River for the evening.
Day 9 – Campbell River to Parksville
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 then 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
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
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 we’ll retrace our steps and head up the Coquihalla Highway to Kamloops (lunch). 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
Today you travel back on the Trans Canada Highway to Banff & Calgary, enjoying the scenery of the beautiful Rockies. Then it’s on to Highway #2 north to Edmonton where you return home with new friendships and fond memories of your West Coast vacation.