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Sunshine Coast Circle

9 Days / 8 Nights
Vancouver to Vancouver
From USD$1,530 per person
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Vancouver Island Road Trip Highlights: Vancouver | Sunshine Coast | Quadra Island | Desolation Sound | Tofino | Victoria | Experience the best of Vancouver Island on this popular journey exploring the coastal villages along Canada’s inside passage.

  • Wildlife Adventure Tour
  • Whale Watching Tour into Clayoquot Sound
  • Admission to the Butchart Gardens in Victoria

    Early Booking Bonus
    Book by 31 January, 2018, receive up to $300 per couple in added value which can be used for additional hotel nights, city sightseeing tours, activities or private transfers.
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Day 1 Vancouver to Sunshine Coast (103 km/64 mi) Depart Vancouver for Horseshoe Bay and sail for 45 minutes on BC Ferries (ferry toll included) to the Sunshine Coast. This scenic cruise takes you through fjord-like waters with mountains blanketed with virgin forests and glaciated peaks. At Langdale disembark the ferry and drive the leisurely and stunningly scenic route through forests and coastal fishing villages to your overnight accommodation at West Coast Wilderness Resort.

Day 2 Sunshine Coast The beautiful natural landscape of Canada’s Pacific Coast will allow you to take part in a variety of outdoor adventures.

Day 3 Sunshine Coast to Quadra Island (78 km/47 mi) Today, travel north to Earls Cove for a 50-minute BC Ferries ride (ferry toll included) to Saltery Bay, continue following the coast to Powell River to board another BC Ferries service (ferry toll included) across the Strait of Georgia to Vancouver Island. Continue north to Campbell River and your destination on Quadra Island (ferry toll included).

Day 4 Eco Wilderness Cruise into Desolation Sound By Zodiac, cruise through breathtaking Desolation Sound and enjoy the majesty of Toba Inlet to seek out Black Bears in their natural habitat (included).

Day 5 Quadra Island to Tofino (225 km/140 mi) Depart Quadra Island on a short BC Ferries ride (ferry toll included) back to Vancouver Island and head south-west to Tofino on the rugged West Coast. En-route, picture stops should be made at Cathedral Grove to enjoy the splendour of 800 year old Douglas Fir and Cedar trees plus the Mars Water-Bombers at Sproat Lake, the world’s two largest water-bombers used for the sole purpose of putting out forest fires. After the Mars Water-Bombers drive through the majestic Sutton Pass and the Sawtooth Range of the Cascade Mountains to arrive in Tofino around mid-afternoon.

Day 6 Tofino (Pacific Rim National Park) You may wish to walk along the famed Long Beach, with its miles of pristine sandy beach and pounding surf, or explore the rain forests on a selection of well groomed trails. Also today, enjoy a 3-hour whale watch cruise (included) through the Clayoquot Sound, revealing sensational scenery, and wildlife such as Gray Whales, Sea Lions, Porpoises and Killer Whales. The area is also known for its variety of birds, including tufted puffins and resident bald eagles.

Day 7 Tofino to Victoria (313 km/195 mi) Travel back to the East Coast of Vancouver Island and head south to Victoria. En-route stops should be made at the artist community of Chemainus, where you can admire the giant murals which adorn the exterior walls throughout the town and Duncan the “City of Totems”. If time permits visit the Quw’utsun’ Heritage Village which provides you with an insight into the lives of the northwest coast people (seasonal hours - admission not included).

Day 8 Victoria Exploring Today is free to explore Victoria, with its turn-of-the-century architecture, and British traditions such as high tea and shops full of woolens and china. Admission to the Butchart Gardens is included with it’s 50 acre display of magnificent colour.

Day 9 Victoria to Vancouver (69 km/43 mi + Ferry) Leaving Victoria, drive north to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal for a 90-minute ferry ride (ferry toll included) to Tsawwassen. On-board BC Ferries enjoy the scenery of the Gulf Islands as you cross the Strait of Georgia. From Tsawwassen continue on to downtown Vancouver where your Flexidrive ends.

Package Includes:

  • Accommodation including provincial taxes for 8 nights
  • BC Ferries tolls for vehicle & passengers
  • Wildlife Adventure Tour
  • Whale Watching Tour from Tofino
  • Admission to the Butchart Gardens
  • Travel Documentation

Not included:

  • Rental Car
  • BC Ferries Reservation Fee
  • Road Tolls

Hotel Information (Moderate Grade)

  • Sunshine Coast - West Coast Wilderness Lodge (Forest View Suite)
  • Quadra Island - April Point Resort (Standard Water View Room)
  • Tofino / Ucluelet - Best Western Tin Wis Resort (Standard Room)
  • Victoria - Chateau Victoria (One Bedroom Suite)

Hotel Information (Superior Grade)

  • Sunshine Coast - West Coast Wilderness Resort (Ocean View Suite)
  • Quadra Island - April Point Resort (Standard Water View Room)
  • Tofino / Ucluelet - Black Rock Oceanfront Resort (One Bedroom)
  • Victoria - Inn at Laurel Point (Laurel Wing Guest Room)

Moderate Grade

West Coast Wilderness Lodge

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Sunshine Coast

April Point Resort

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Quadra Island

Best Western Tin Wis Resort

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Tofino

Chateau Victoria

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Victoria

Superior Grade

West Coast Wilderness Lodge

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Sunshine Coast

April Point Resort

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Quadra Island

Black Rock Ocean Front Resort

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Tofino

Inn at Laurel Point

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Victoria

Day 1 Vancouver to Sunshine Coast (103 km/64 mi) Depart Vancouver for Horseshoe Bay and sail for 45 minutes on BC Ferries (ferry toll included) to the Sunshine Coast. This scenic cruise takes you through fjord-like waters with mountains blanketed with virgin forests and glaciated peaks. At Langdale disembark the ferry and drive the leisurely and stunningly scenic route through forests and coastal fishing villages to your overnight accommodation at West Coast Wilderness Resort.

Day 2 Sunshine Coast The beautiful natural landscape of Canada’s Pacific Coast will allow you to take part in a variety of outdoor adventures.

Day 3 Sunshine Coast to Quadra Island (78 km/47 mi) Today, travel north to Earls Cove for a 50-minute BC Ferries ride (ferry toll included) to Saltery Bay, continue following the coast to Powell River to board another BC Ferries service (ferry toll included) across the Strait of Georgia to Vancouver Island. Continue north to Campbell River and your destination on Quadra Island (ferry toll included).

Day 4 Eco Wilderness Cruise into Desolation Sound By Zodiac, cruise through breathtaking Desolation Sound and enjoy the majesty of Toba Inlet to seek out Black Bears in their natural habitat (included).

Day 5 Quadra Island to Tofino (225 km/140 mi) Depart Quadra Island on a short BC Ferries ride (ferry toll included) back to Vancouver Island and head south-west to Tofino on the rugged West Coast. En-route, picture stops should be made at Cathedral Grove to enjoy the splendour of 800 year old Douglas Fir and Cedar trees plus the Mars Water-Bombers at Sproat Lake, the world’s two largest water-bombers used for the sole purpose of putting out forest fires. After the Mars Water-Bombers drive through the majestic Sutton Pass and the Sawtooth Range of the Cascade Mountains to arrive in Tofino around mid-afternoon.

Day 6 Tofino (Pacific Rim National Park) You may wish to walk along the famed Long Beach, with its miles of pristine sandy beach and pounding surf, or explore the rain forests on a selection of well groomed trails. Also today, enjoy a 3-hour whale watch cruise (included) through the Clayoquot Sound, revealing sensational scenery, and wildlife such as Gray Whales, Sea Lions, Porpoises and Killer Whales. The area is also known for its variety of birds, including tufted puffins and resident bald eagles.

Day 7 Tofino to Victoria (313 km/195 mi) Travel back to the East Coast of Vancouver Island and head south to Victoria. En-route stops should be made at the artist community of Chemainus, where you can admire the giant murals which adorn the exterior walls throughout the town and Duncan the “City of Totems”. If time permits visit the Quw’utsun’ Heritage Village which provides you with an insight into the lives of the northwest coast people (seasonal hours - admission not included).

Day 8 Victoria Exploring Today is free to explore Victoria, with its turn-of-the-century architecture, and British traditions such as high tea and shops full of woolens and china. Admission to the Butchart Gardens is included with it’s 50 acre display of magnificent colour.

Day 9 Victoria to Vancouver (69 km/43 mi + Ferry) Leaving Victoria, drive north to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal for a 90-minute ferry ride (ferry toll included) to Tsawwassen. On-board BC Ferries enjoy the scenery of the Gulf Islands as you cross the Strait of Georgia. From Tsawwassen continue on to downtown Vancouver where your Flexidrive ends.

Package Includes:

  • Accommodation including provincial taxes for 8 nights
  • BC Ferries tolls for vehicle & passengers
  • Wildlife Adventure Tour
  • Whale Watching Tour from Tofino
  • Admission to the Butchart Gardens
  • Travel Documentation

Not included:

  • Rental Car
  • BC Ferries Reservation Fee
  • Road Tolls

Hotel Information (Moderate Grade)

  • Sunshine Coast - West Coast Wilderness Lodge (Forest View Suite)
  • Quadra Island - April Point Resort (Standard Water View Room)
  • Tofino / Ucluelet - Best Western Tin Wis Resort (Standard Room)
  • Victoria - Chateau Victoria (One Bedroom Suite)

Hotel Information (Superior Grade)

  • Sunshine Coast - West Coast Wilderness Resort (Ocean View Suite)
  • Quadra Island - April Point Resort (Standard Water View Room)
  • Tofino / Ucluelet - Black Rock Oceanfront Resort (One Bedroom)
  • Victoria - Inn at Laurel Point (Laurel Wing Guest Room)

Moderate Grade

West Coast Wilderness Lodge

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Sunshine Coast

April Point Resort

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Quadra Island

Best Western Tin Wis Resort

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Tofino

Chateau Victoria

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Victoria

Superior Grade

West Coast Wilderness Lodge

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Sunshine Coast

April Point Resort

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Quadra Island

Black Rock Ocean Front Resort

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Tofino

Inn at Laurel Point

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Victoria

Departure dates

(Tour Code: SD4) Departs from Vancouver: Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays
May 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30 Jun 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27 Jul 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31 Aug 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29 Sep 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26

Pricing

All pricing is in United States of America USD$

TWIN SINGLE TRIPLE CHILD
Moderate Grade

20 May - 06 Jun, 2018 10 Jun - 13 Jun, 2018 17 Jun - 29 Aug, 2018 02 Sep - 12 Sep, 2018 16 Sep - 26 Sep, 2018

$1,553
$1,659
$1,843
$1,618
$1,557

$2,749
$2,961
$3,326
$2,876
$2,753

$1,239
$1,310
$1,433
$1,284
$1,242

$230
$232
$232
$232
$232

Superior Grade

20 May - 06 Jun, 2018 10 Jun - 13 Jun, 2018 17 Jun - 29 Aug, 2018 02 Sep - 12 Sep, 2018 16 Sep - 26 Sep, 2018

$1,530
$1,654
$1,792
$1,748
$1,533

$2,703
$2,950
$3,224
$3,136
$2,706

$1,234
$1,316
$1,409
$1,380
$1,236

$230
$232
$232
$232
$232

Prices are per person and include all taxes.

Child age 10 yrs & under

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