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Vancouver Island adventure

  • Skyline view of Vancouver over the harbour
Vancouver – Tofino – Victoria

Vancouver Island
adventure

When maple syrup and lumberjacks make way for cultural heritage, natural wonders and the twisting vineyards of wine country, experience Canada without the Clichés.

A stay in cosmopolitan Vancouver starts this road trip through the country’s divergent landscape. Sandwiched between misty mountains, glassy ocean and blankets of rainforest, Vancouver welcomes everyone to its multicultural streets with open arms. From there, a drive through the mountains ends in Tofino on the Clayoquot Sound. With everything from surfing to storm-watching, this slice of idyllic wilderness is

affectionately known as the ‘Tree Loving Capital of the World’. Private whale watching and the Pacific Rim Whale Festival are on the agenda at the right time of year, but the hot springs of Maquinna Marine Provincial Park are a year-round highlight. Rounding off the trip are the winelands and charming town of Victoria – the province's capital – on the southern end of Vancouver Island. Wine tours are the order of the day here, but if a break from the bottles is needed there’s a plethora of places to see; from the stately Craigdarroch Castle and a Victorian-era Scottish Baronial mansion, to the rugged coastline via kayak and the surprises at the end of the winding network of cycle paths.

Whale diving below surface of water in Canada
Golden hour view of False Creek
Evening shot of woman pouring a glass of champagne
Travel notes
  • Explore Gastown’s foodie hotspots on a private tour
  • Unearth Vancouver’s cultural and natural history, from the city districts to the Native Totem Pole Garden and Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
  • Private whale and bear watching tours aboard custom zodiac boats in the Clayoquot Sound
  • A journey though the vineyards and cider houses of Victoria’s winelands
  • Explore Gastown’s foodie hotspots on a private tour
  • Unearth Vancouver’s cultural and natural history, from the city districts to the Native Totem Pole Garden and Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
  • Private whale and bear watching tours aboard custom zodiac boats in the Clayoquot Sound
  • A journey though the vineyards and cider houses of Victoria’s winelands
We customise every trip to you and our quotes are bespoke.
essential infomation
  • 9
    NIGHTS
IDEAL TIME
  • Apr - Jun, Oct
    IDEAL
WHEN TO GO
  • 9hrs 25min
    LHR - YVR
FLIGHT TIME
  • Fauna fond
    COUPLES
IDEAL FOR
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