Victoria/Harrison Hot Springs
Join us for our yearly Spring trip to Harrison Hot Springs and Victoria!
After the winter what better way to get into the spring and summer mode than visiting Victoria and seeing the flowers in bloom, smelling the fresh spring air and reminding yourself what is coming to Alberta in a short time.
Meet new friends and enjoy the soothing hot springs, enjoy beautiful evenings with a stroll of the harbour in Victoria, take in some shopping or just enjoy being outside in the fresh spring air.
Pictured above: Harrison Hot Springs Resort
9 days 8 nights
- Super 8 Sherwood Park
- St Albert Inn and Suites
- Super 8 – 3610 Gateway Blvd.
- Executive Royal Hotel Leduc
- Radisson Red Deer
- McDonalds Airdrie
- Clarion Hotel Calgary
- Sandman West Calgary
Tour Details by DayShare with Friend
Day 1 – Edmonton to Three Valley Gap
Welcome aboard your deluxe coach as your tour begins in Edmonton. Travel south along Highway 2 through Red Deer, Calgary and into Banff National Park. Leaving Banff after lunch you cross 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 the scenic Fraser Canyon. 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 – Kilby Historic Site
Climb aboard your Golden Arrow Coach for a tour and lunch at the Kilby Historic Site before returning to your hotel. The coach will return mid afternoon when you can enjoy a soak in the therapeutic pool before going out for dinner.
Day 4 – Harrison to Victoria
This morning after breakfast it’s off to Victoria. En route we will stop in Steveston for lunch. 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 its 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 Tour
This morning you will have a guided tour of Victoria where you will see its lovely homes and gardens with points of historic interest. We will have you back to the hotel early afternoon which will give you ample time to explore the inner harbour or check out some of the shops on Government Street. Enjoy a relaxing soak in the jacuzzi and dip in the pool before dinner.
Day 6 – Free Day
Enjoy what Victoria has to offer. Visit curio & antique shops or perhaps a visit to Chinatown or maybe even afternoon tea at the Empress Hotel. The day is free to seek out Victoria’s hidden treasures.
Day 7 – Butchart Gardens & Butterfly Garden Tour
Today you will visit two world famous attractions, Butterfly Gardens a 12,000 square foot tropical garden specifically designed for the housing & breeding of exotic butterflies and moths. These insects fly freely among tropical flowers, plants and birds. After your tour through these gardens, it’s on to Butchart Gardens where you will see fifty acres of floral wonderland mixed with spacious lawns, streams and lily ponds. Enjoy lunch at
Butchart (on your own) before returning to your hotel.
Day 8 – Victoria 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 Swartz Bay for your sailing to Tsawwassen on the mainland and then head up the Coquihalla Highway to Kamloops (lunch) and then on to Salmon Arm and your overnight destination.
Day 9 – Salmon Arm-Home
Today you travel back on the Trans-Canada Hwy. to Banff & Calgary enjoying the scenery of the mountains. Then its on to Highway 2 north to Edmonton, returning home with fond memories of your West Coast vacation.