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Canada's Great Western Parks

17 Days / 16 Nights
Vancouver to Vancouver
From USD$1,819 per person
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Canadian Rockies Road Trip Highlights: Vancouver | Kelowna | Emerald Lake | Banff | Jasper | Clearwater | Whistler | Pacific Coast | Victoria | Explore Western Canada's National Parks including the Canadian Rockies and the rugged Pacific Rim National Park. This self-drive covers the bestselling destinations of Western Canada.- Ice Explorer ride onto the Athabasca Glacier- Peak to Peak Gondola in Whistler- Bear Viewing or Whale Watching in Tofino- Butchart Gardens - Okanagan Winery Tour.

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The below itinerary is only a suggestion, we offer tailor-made personal service and solutions to help you plan your perfect vacation. This itinerary is also available in the reverse direction.

Day 1 Vancouver Upon arrival into Vancouver transfer (own cost) to your hotel. The day is yours to discover the coastal city of Vancouver.

Day 2 Vancouver to Kelowna (397 km/247 mi) Today, travel into the Thompson Okanagan region; this region is famous for its orchards and vineyards as well as the wildly varied landscape. To the north of the central wine-and-fruit producing valley are vast boreal forests and to the south the desert of the Great Basin.

Day 3 Kelowna Wine Tour Leave the city behind and take a relaxing tour into the countryside where we combine the best of the Lake, the Valley and the Vines (included). You’ll experience the wineries we call hidden treasures and sample a selection of the Okanagan’s finest wines. Featured wineries will include four of the following: Sumac Ridge, Thornhaven, Dirty Laundry, Greata Ranch, Hijas Bonitas and Rollingdale. This tour includes: tastings at a minimum of four wineries, gourmet vineyard or lakeside lunch, and a full tour of one of the wineries plus hotel pick-up and drop-off.

Day 4 Kelowna to Emerald Lake Lodge (405 km/252 mi) Today drive by spectacular waterfalls, towering peaks and beautiful lakes towards Revelstoke. Just before Revelstoke you will find Craigellachie, where the ‘last spike’ was driven completing the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1885. The mountains that were the curse of railway workers are responsible for the park’s many waterfalls including Laughing Falls, Wapta Falls, Twin Falls and one of Canada’s highest (254 metres / 833 feet), Takakkaw Falls.

Day 5 Emerald Lake Lodge to Banff (81 km/50 mi) Enjoy the leisurely drive to Banff. Choose the Bow Valley Parkway, beside the Bow River with an option for you to take a stop at Johnston Canyon and walk along the paved footpath to either the lower or upper waterfalls before continuing to Banff.

Day 6 Banff Exploring (Banff Gondola) A full day to explore Banff and the surrounding area. In town you’ll find lots of excitement including shopping, cafés, nightlife and museums. Check out the Cave and Basin National Historic Site (not included), Banff Gondola (included) where you will see a panoramic view of the Bow Valley, and then take a dip in the hot mineral pools at the Upper Hot Springs (included).

Day 7 Banff to Jasper (292 km) View a never-ending procession of mammoth mountains, jagged peaks, over 100 glaciers and pristine emerald coloured lakes. Along the way see such sights as the Sarbach Glacier, Peyto Lake, Bow Lake, with the Bow Glacier providing the backdrop, and Crowfoot Glacier before your arrival at the Columbia Icefield for an Ice Explorer ride out onto the glacier (included). Leaving the Athabasca Glacier, your camera should be ready to capture the majesty of the Athabasca Falls prior to your arrival into Jasper.

Day 8 Jasper Exploring Explore this charming mountain village close to many terrific scenic highlights. Take a tram ride up Whistlers Mountain, or visit Maligne Lake, one of the most photographed lakes in the world (admissions not included).

Day 9 Jasper to Clearwater Wells Gray Provincial Park (318 km) Set out for Wells Gray Provincial Park along the scenic Yellowhead Highway and take in the breathtaking vistas of the steep-walled gorges and crashing falls of the North Thompson River.

Day 10 Wells Gray Provincial Park Exploring Today is free to explore on your own.

Day 11 Wells Gray Provincial Park to Whistler (421 km) Begin the day traveling via 100 Mile House to the Gold Rush Town of Cache Creek, where you stop to visit the historic Hat Creek Ranch (included), which literally takes you back to the days of the Gold Rush. Continue the journey south to Lillooet, known as the land of the Gold Rush Trail and ‘Mile Zero’ of the Old Caribou Wagon Road during the Gold Rush Years. Now the area is home to the largest Canadian producers of the medicinal plant, Ginseng. Departing Lillooet travel the Duffey Lake Road to Whistler. On the upper elevations of the Duffey Lake Road enjoy breath-taking views of Joffre Glacier and snow-capped Mount Currie that rises to a height of 2,596 meters (8,518 feet). Continue on to the mountain village of Whistler for your 2-night stay.

Day 12 Whistler Exploring (Peak to Peak Gondola Ride) Experience the beauty of Whistler Blackcomb’s alpine environment via the Peak Adventure on Whistler Mountain. Take the Peak 2 Peak Gondola to Whistler Mountain’s sub-alpine and then rise to over 7,000 feet via Whistler’s premier open chairlift. At the top of the Peak Chair, guests will be treated to unbelievable views of glaciers, extinct volcanoes, snowcapped peaks and more. Gondola dates of operation: Summer dates are subject to change due to factors such as weather and snowpack; if gondola is not operating a refund will be issued.

Day 13 Whistler to Pacific Rim National Park (310km/192mi + Ferry) Travel the Sea-to-Sky Highway through a landscape carved out by glaciers and edged by craggy fjords. After a brief stop at Shannon Falls continue to Horseshoe Bay where you will board a ferry to sail across the Strait of Georgia to Vancouver Island. Your drive to the Pacific Coast will take you through ancient rainforests and provincial parks. You are venturing into true wildlife territory here, and you might even catch a glimpse of bears, deer or wolves. The Pacific Rim National Park is a marvel of ecological and geographical diversity as you will see as you pass through dense rainforests, steep ravines and windswept beaches.

Day 14 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. Mid-afternoon 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 Orcas. The area is also known for its variety of birds, including tufted puffins and resident bald eagles.

Day 15 Tofino to Victoria (313 km) 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 16 Victoria Exploring (Butchart Gardens) 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 is (included) to the Butchart Gardens with it’s over 50 acre display of magnificent colour.

Day 17 Victoria to Vancouver (69 km + Ferry) Leaving Victoria drive north to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal for a 90 min 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 or airport.

Package Includes:

  • Accommodation including provincial taxes for 16 nights
  • Wine Tour of the Okanagan Wine Region (adults 19+ only)
  • Admission to either Banff Upper Hot Springs or Miette Hot Springs Jasper
  • Sulphur Mountain Gondola
  • Ice Explorer Ride onto the Athabasca Glacier
  • Admission to Hat Creek Ranch
  • Whistler Peak 2 Peak Gondola Ride
  • BC Ferries Vehicle & Passenger Fare (Horseshoe Bay to Nanaimo)
  • Whale Watching from Tofino
  • Butchart Gardens Admission
  • BC Ferries Vehicle & Passenger Fare (Victoria to Vancouver)
  • Travel Documentation

Not included:

  • Rental Car
  • Road Tolls
  • BC Ferries Reservation Fee

Hotel Information (Moderate Grade)

  • Vancouver - Rosedale on Robson (One Bedroom Deluxe)
  • Kelowna - Prestige Beach House (Standard Room)
  • Emerald Lake, Field - Emerald Lake Lodge (Lodge Room)
  • Banff - Irwin’s Mountain Inn (Standard Room)
  • Jasper - Lobstick Lodge (Standard Room)
  • Clearwater - Clearwater Lodge (Standard Room)
  • Whistler - Aava Whistler Hotel (Deluxe Guest Room)
  • Tofino / Ucluelet - BW Tin Wis Resort (Standard Room)
  • Victoria - Chateau Victoria (One Bedroom Suite)

Hotel Information (Superior Grade)

  • Vancouver - Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel (City View Room)
  • Kelowna - Delta Grand Okanagan Resort (Guest Room)
  • Emerald Lake, Field - Emerald Lake Lodge (Lodge Room)
  • Banff - Banff Caribou Lodge (Standard Room)
  • Jasper - Sawridge Inn (Outside Room with Balcony)
  • Clearwater - Alpine Meadows Resort (One Bedroom Alpine Chalet) (continental breakfast Included)
  • Whistler - Hilton Whistler Resort (Hilton Room)
  • Tofino / Ucluelet - Black Rock Oceanfront Resort (One Bedroom)
  • Victoria - Inn at Laurel Point (Laurel Wing Guest Room)

Hotel Information (Deluxe Grade)

  • Vancouver - Fairmont Waterfront Hotel (Fairmont Room)
  • Kelowna - Delta Grand Okanagan Resort (Guest Room Lakeview)
  • Emerald Lake, Field - Emerald Lake Lodge (Lake View King Room)
  • Banff - Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel (Fairmont Room)
  • Jasper - Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Fairmont Room)
  • Clearwater - Alpine Meadows Resort (One Bedroom Alpine Chalet) (continental breakfast Included)
  • Whistler - Fairmont Chateau Whistler (Fairmont Room)
  • Tofino / Ucluelet - Black Rock Oceanfront Resort (One Bedroom)
  • Victoria - Fairmont Empress Hotel (Fairmont Room)

Moderate Grade

Superior Grade

Banff Caribou Lodge

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Banff

Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel

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Vancouver

Sawridge Inn

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Jasper

Delta Grand Okanagan

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Kelowna

Alpine Meadows Resort

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Clearwater

Emerald Lake Lodge

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Field

Hilton Whistler Resort

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Whistler

Banff Caribou Lodge

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Banff

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa & Resort

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Parksville

Sawridge Inn

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Jasper

Black Rock Ocean Front Resort

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Tofino

Alpine Meadows Resort

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Clearwater

Hilton Whistler Resort

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Whistler

Renaissance Vancouver Hotel

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Vancouver

Black Rock Ocean Front Resort

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Tofino

Inn at Laurel Point

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Victoria

Deluxe Grade

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

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Banff

Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

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Vancouver

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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Jasper

Delta Grand Okanagan

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Kelowna

Alpine Meadows Resort

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Clearwater

Emerald Lake Lodge

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Field

Fairmont Chateau Whistler

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Whistler

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

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Banff

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa & Resort

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Parksville

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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Jasper

Black Rock Ocean Front Resort

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Tofino

Alpine Meadows Resort

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Clearwater

Fairmont Empress Hotel

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Victoria

Fairmont Chateau Whistler

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Whistler

Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

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Vancouver

Black Rock Ocean Front Resort

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Tofino

Fairmont Empress Hotel

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Victoria

The below itinerary is only a suggestion, we offer tailor-made personal service and solutions to help you plan your perfect vacation. This itinerary is also available in the reverse direction.

Day 1 Vancouver Upon arrival into Vancouver transfer (own cost) to your hotel. The day is yours to discover the coastal city of Vancouver.

Day 2 Vancouver to Kelowna (397 km/247 mi) Today, travel into the Thompson Okanagan region; this region is famous for its orchards and vineyards as well as the wildly varied landscape. To the north of the central wine-and-fruit producing valley are vast boreal forests and to the south the desert of the Great Basin.

Day 3 Kelowna Wine Tour Leave the city behind and take a relaxing tour into the countryside where we combine the best of the Lake, the Valley and the Vines (included). You’ll experience the wineries we call hidden treasures and sample a selection of the Okanagan’s finest wines. Featured wineries will include four of the following: Sumac Ridge, Thornhaven, Dirty Laundry, Greata Ranch, Hijas Bonitas and Rollingdale. This tour includes: tastings at a minimum of four wineries, gourmet vineyard or lakeside lunch, and a full tour of one of the wineries plus hotel pick-up and drop-off.

Day 4 Kelowna to Emerald Lake Lodge (405 km/252 mi) Today drive by spectacular waterfalls, towering peaks and beautiful lakes towards Revelstoke. Just before Revelstoke you will find Craigellachie, where the ‘last spike’ was driven completing the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1885. The mountains that were the curse of railway workers are responsible for the park’s many waterfalls including Laughing Falls, Wapta Falls, Twin Falls and one of Canada’s highest (254 metres / 833 feet), Takakkaw Falls.

Day 5 Emerald Lake Lodge to Banff (81 km/50 mi) Enjoy the leisurely drive to Banff. Choose the Bow Valley Parkway, beside the Bow River with an option for you to take a stop at Johnston Canyon and walk along the paved footpath to either the lower or upper waterfalls before continuing to Banff.

Day 6 Banff Exploring (Banff Gondola) A full day to explore Banff and the surrounding area. In town you’ll find lots of excitement including shopping, cafés, nightlife and museums. Check out the Cave and Basin National Historic Site (not included), Banff Gondola (included) where you will see a panoramic view of the Bow Valley, and then take a dip in the hot mineral pools at the Upper Hot Springs (included).

Day 7 Banff to Jasper (292 km) View a never-ending procession of mammoth mountains, jagged peaks, over 100 glaciers and pristine emerald coloured lakes. Along the way see such sights as the Sarbach Glacier, Peyto Lake, Bow Lake, with the Bow Glacier providing the backdrop, and Crowfoot Glacier before your arrival at the Columbia Icefield for an Ice Explorer ride out onto the glacier (included). Leaving the Athabasca Glacier, your camera should be ready to capture the majesty of the Athabasca Falls prior to your arrival into Jasper.

Day 8 Jasper Exploring Explore this charming mountain village close to many terrific scenic highlights. Take a tram ride up Whistlers Mountain, or visit Maligne Lake, one of the most photographed lakes in the world (admissions not included).

Day 9 Jasper to Clearwater Wells Gray Provincial Park (318 km) Set out for Wells Gray Provincial Park along the scenic Yellowhead Highway and take in the breathtaking vistas of the steep-walled gorges and crashing falls of the North Thompson River.

Day 10 Wells Gray Provincial Park Exploring Today is free to explore on your own.

Day 11 Wells Gray Provincial Park to Whistler (421 km) Begin the day traveling via 100 Mile House to the Gold Rush Town of Cache Creek, where you stop to visit the historic Hat Creek Ranch (included), which literally takes you back to the days of the Gold Rush. Continue the journey south to Lillooet, known as the land of the Gold Rush Trail and ‘Mile Zero’ of the Old Caribou Wagon Road during the Gold Rush Years. Now the area is home to the largest Canadian producers of the medicinal plant, Ginseng. Departing Lillooet travel the Duffey Lake Road to Whistler. On the upper elevations of the Duffey Lake Road enjoy breath-taking views of Joffre Glacier and snow-capped Mount Currie that rises to a height of 2,596 meters (8,518 feet). Continue on to the mountain village of Whistler for your 2-night stay.

Day 12 Whistler Exploring (Peak to Peak Gondola Ride) Experience the beauty of Whistler Blackcomb’s alpine environment via the Peak Adventure on Whistler Mountain. Take the Peak 2 Peak Gondola to Whistler Mountain’s sub-alpine and then rise to over 7,000 feet via Whistler’s premier open chairlift. At the top of the Peak Chair, guests will be treated to unbelievable views of glaciers, extinct volcanoes, snowcapped peaks and more. Gondola dates of operation: Summer dates are subject to change due to factors such as weather and snowpack; if gondola is not operating a refund will be issued.

Day 13 Whistler to Pacific Rim National Park (310km/192mi + Ferry) Travel the Sea-to-Sky Highway through a landscape carved out by glaciers and edged by craggy fjords. After a brief stop at Shannon Falls continue to Horseshoe Bay where you will board a ferry to sail across the Strait of Georgia to Vancouver Island. Your drive to the Pacific Coast will take you through ancient rainforests and provincial parks. You are venturing into true wildlife territory here, and you might even catch a glimpse of bears, deer or wolves. The Pacific Rim National Park is a marvel of ecological and geographical diversity as you will see as you pass through dense rainforests, steep ravines and windswept beaches.

Day 14 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. Mid-afternoon 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 Orcas. The area is also known for its variety of birds, including tufted puffins and resident bald eagles.

Day 15 Tofino to Victoria (313 km) 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 16 Victoria Exploring (Butchart Gardens) 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 is (included) to the Butchart Gardens with it’s over 50 acre display of magnificent colour.

Day 17 Victoria to Vancouver (69 km + Ferry) Leaving Victoria drive north to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal for a 90 min 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 or airport.

Package Includes:

  • Accommodation including provincial taxes for 16 nights
  • Wine Tour of the Okanagan Wine Region (adults 19+ only)
  • Admission to either Banff Upper Hot Springs or Miette Hot Springs Jasper
  • Sulphur Mountain Gondola
  • Ice Explorer Ride onto the Athabasca Glacier
  • Admission to Hat Creek Ranch
  • Whistler Peak 2 Peak Gondola Ride
  • BC Ferries Vehicle & Passenger Fare (Horseshoe Bay to Nanaimo)
  • Whale Watching from Tofino
  • Butchart Gardens Admission
  • BC Ferries Vehicle & Passenger Fare (Victoria to Vancouver)
  • Travel Documentation

Not included:

  • Rental Car
  • Road Tolls
  • BC Ferries Reservation Fee

Hotel Information (Moderate Grade)

  • Vancouver - Rosedale on Robson (One Bedroom Deluxe)
  • Kelowna - Prestige Beach House (Standard Room)
  • Emerald Lake, Field - Emerald Lake Lodge (Lodge Room)
  • Banff - Irwin’s Mountain Inn (Standard Room)
  • Jasper - Lobstick Lodge (Standard Room)
  • Clearwater - Clearwater Lodge (Standard Room)
  • Whistler - Aava Whistler Hotel (Deluxe Guest Room)
  • Tofino / Ucluelet - BW Tin Wis Resort (Standard Room)
  • Victoria - Chateau Victoria (One Bedroom Suite)

Hotel Information (Superior Grade)

  • Vancouver - Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel (City View Room)
  • Kelowna - Delta Grand Okanagan Resort (Guest Room)
  • Emerald Lake, Field - Emerald Lake Lodge (Lodge Room)
  • Banff - Banff Caribou Lodge (Standard Room)
  • Jasper - Sawridge Inn (Outside Room with Balcony)
  • Clearwater - Alpine Meadows Resort (One Bedroom Alpine Chalet) (continental breakfast Included)
  • Whistler - Hilton Whistler Resort (Hilton Room)
  • Tofino / Ucluelet - Black Rock Oceanfront Resort (One Bedroom)
  • Victoria - Inn at Laurel Point (Laurel Wing Guest Room)

Hotel Information (Deluxe Grade)

  • Vancouver - Fairmont Waterfront Hotel (Fairmont Room)
  • Kelowna - Delta Grand Okanagan Resort (Guest Room Lakeview)
  • Emerald Lake, Field - Emerald Lake Lodge (Lake View King Room)
  • Banff - Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel (Fairmont Room)
  • Jasper - Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Fairmont Room)
  • Clearwater - Alpine Meadows Resort (One Bedroom Alpine Chalet) (continental breakfast Included)
  • Whistler - Fairmont Chateau Whistler (Fairmont Room)
  • Tofino / Ucluelet - Black Rock Oceanfront Resort (One Bedroom)
  • Victoria - Fairmont Empress Hotel (Fairmont Room)

Moderate Grade

Superior Grade

Banff Caribou Lodge

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Banff

Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel

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Vancouver

Sawridge Inn

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Jasper

Delta Grand Okanagan

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Kelowna

Alpine Meadows Resort

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Clearwater

Emerald Lake Lodge

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Field

Hilton Whistler Resort

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Whistler

Banff Caribou Lodge

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Banff

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa & Resort

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Parksville

Sawridge Inn

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Jasper

Black Rock Ocean Front Resort

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Tofino

Alpine Meadows Resort

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Clearwater

Hilton Whistler Resort

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Whistler

Renaissance Vancouver Hotel

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Vancouver

Black Rock Ocean Front Resort

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Tofino

Inn at Laurel Point

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Victoria

Deluxe Grade

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

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Banff

Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

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Vancouver

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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Jasper

Delta Grand Okanagan

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Kelowna

Alpine Meadows Resort

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Clearwater

Emerald Lake Lodge

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Field

Fairmont Chateau Whistler

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Whistler

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

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Banff

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa & Resort

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Parksville

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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Jasper

Black Rock Ocean Front Resort

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