Itinerary Highlights

  • Glide over mountains and the gulf islands taking in spectacular scenery on your seaplane transfers from Whistler to Victoria and Vancouver
  • Take the Peak 2 Peak Gondola between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains for an exhilarating aerial journey
  • Head out on the water from Victoria Harbour in search of Orcas, Mike or Grey Whales, porpoises and harbour seals
  • Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the magnificent 55-acres of Butchart Gardens, a horticultural marvel
  • Best time to travel May - September

What's Included

  • Accommodation Throughout
  • International Flights
6 nights from £2,989 per person

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Discover Vancouver, Victoria & Whistler on this independent tour of Canada's Pacific Coast destinations with select accommodation staying at the Fairmont Hotels and inclusive of transfers, scheduled excursions and floatplane flights.

A great introduction to these west coast destinations, taking in all the highlights with pre-booked excursions in Vancouver, Victoria & Whistler. Enjoy a 4 hour sightseeing tour of Vancouver, a spectacular floatplane transfer from Vancouver's Coal Harbour to Victoria on Vancouver Island. In Victoria you will join an exhilarating whale watching cruise and have time to explore the historic Butchart Gardens before taking a floatplane transfer to Whistler where you will travel on the peak 2 peak gondola ride, the longest of its kind in the world. Return to Vancouver by scenic floatplane transfer taking in views of Howe Sound, Shannon Falls and Vancouver's stunning skyline.

Itinerary

Take your flight from the UK to Vancouver, enjoy the late afternoon and evening at your leisure. Hotel: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Today is at leisure in Vancouver. You may wish to join a sightseeing tour taking in the the city's highlights such as Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal, Robson Street, the 1000 acre Stanley Park and the Totem Poles, Prospect Point and English Harbour Beaches as well as Granville island with its famous public market. Or head across the shore and visit Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain. Hotel: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Start the day with a spectacular 35-minute floatplane flight with stunning views of Vancouver, the Gulf Islands, and Victoria. The rest of the day is free to explore Victoria. We recommend a leisurely afternoon tea in the historic lobby lounge at the Fairmont Empress.
Today's excursion is one of the main highlights of this tour. Take a 50 - 80 km round-trip boat tour in search for Orcas, Minke whales, Grey whales, porpoises, Harbour seals and other marine wildlife. The tour is on a 14-metre ocean cruiser or custom built zodiac offer a high speed exhilarating whale experience. Commentary is by a qualified marine biologist and naturalist. In the afternoon visit the famous Butchart Gardens, 55 acres of glorious gardens where you are free to stroll at your leisure. Butchart Gardens are beautiful to visit at any time of year, created over a century ago by Jenine Butchart, they are now one of the world's premier floral show gardens.
Staying at   Fairmont Empress
Depart Victoria by floatplane for an unforgettable trip over the Gulf Islands and the Howe Sound to Whistler’s Green Lake. The rest of the day is free to explore Whistler on your own. Enjoy an extensive range of summer activities including golfing on one of the 4 championship designer golf courses, flat water canoe trips or whitewater rafting or ziplining. Or just relax and enjoy some of the many cafés and restaurants in this charming alpine village.
Today you will take a journey on the longest and highest gondola ride in the world. The Peak 2 Peak Gondola Rice links Whistler Mountains Roundhouse Lodge with Blackcomb Mountain's Rendezvous Restaurant and is a tri-cable gondola lift that spans 1.88 miles. Views are of towering volcanic peaks to coastal rainforest. After disembarking you can enjoy scenic walking trails, mountaintop restaurants and wildlife viewing.
Enjoy a morning at leisure before departing Whistler on a scenic floatplane flight to downtown Vancouver. This 45 minute flight gives you spectacular views of Garibaldi Provincial Park, Black Tusk, Shannon Falls, the fjords of Howe Sound, and the beauty of Vancouver and its surrounding communities. Your vacation ends upon arrival to Vancouver Harbour Terminal. Transfer to Vancouver Airport for your flight to the UK.

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6 nights from £2,989 per person

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