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Ultimate Pacific Coast Experience Fly Drive

  • Vancouver
  • Whistler
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Quadra Island
  • Tofino
  • Victoria
  • 14 nights from
  • £2,659 per person
  • Trip Code: 732

Holiday Overview

An Exclusive Canada Fly Drive Road Trip Holiday

 

Experience Canada’s Pacific Coast as you drive the Sea to Sky Highway, from Vancouver to Whistler. Explore the Sunshine Coast before heading to Quadra Island, across the Strait of Georgia, where you have the chance to seek out black bears in their natural habitat.

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Ultimate Pacific Coast Experience Fly Drive includes:

  • Return UK flights
  • 14 nights Accommodation
  • Car Hire - A driving pack is included with your tickets and consists of regional Provincial road maps and detailed driving instructions. (We recommend adding Sat Nav)
  • BC Ferries tolls for vehicle & passengers
  • Peak to Peak Gondola Ride (operates daily May 26th to September 16th, price for non operating dates will be adjusted at time of booking)
  • Vancouver Hop on Hop off Sightseeing Tour
  • Wildlife Adventure Tour
  • Admission to the Butchart Gardens
  • Vancouver Sunset Dinner Cruise
  • Whale Watching Tour
  • Return Airport transfers
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Day 1 - Fly from the UK to Vancouver

Transfer to your Vancouver hotel is included.

Featured accommodation

Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel

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Hotel Opus

Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

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Day 2 - Vancouver Sightseeing

Spend today sightseeing in Vancouver with your Hop on Hop off Sightseeing pass. 

Featured accommodation

Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel

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Hotel Opus

Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

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Day 3 - Vancouver to Whistler (122 km/76 mi)

This morning you depart from Vancouver and head along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway and on to Whistler. Along the way why not take in the magnificent Shannon Falls and the Stawamus Chief Rock, world renowned amongst climbers who come to climb the cliffs of granite. You should arrive into Whistler by early afternoon..

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Listel Hotel Whistler

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Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa

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Day 4 - Whistler Exploring

This delightful alpine resort is situated between the world famous Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. There are an extensive range of activities during the summer to enjoy - why not try out your golf on one of the 4 championship designer golf courses or if golf is not your thing, a huge array of water activities on any of the 5 mountain lakes or numerous rivers, or sit back at the top of a mountain, taking in the stunning views whilst dining on superb cuisine. Or just relax and enjoy some of the many excellent cafes and restaurants in town. Be astonished by the beauty of Whistler Blackcomb’s alpine environment via the newly opened Peak Adventure on Whistler Mountain. Take the Whistler 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, snow-capped peaks and more. Gondola dates of operation: May - Sep, Summer dates are subject to change due to factors such as weather and snowpack, if Gondola is not operating a refund will be issued.

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Listel Hotel Whistler

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Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa

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Day 5 - Whistler to Sunshine Coast (244 km/151 mi)

Head back down the Sea to Sky highway to Horseshoe Bay and sail for 45 minutes on BC Ferries (ferry toll included) to the Sunshine Coast. This short cruise takes you through picturesque fjord like waters almost surrounded by mountains covered with untouched forests and glaciated peaks. your ferry and then drive along the relaxing and stunningly beautiful route, through multi coloured forests and scenic coastal fishing villages onwards to your overnight accommodation.

Featured accommodation

West Coast Wilderness Lodge

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Day 6 - Sunshine Coast

Why not spend today taking part in the huge variety of outdoor adventures that this stunning natural landscape offers.

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West Coast Wilderness Lodge

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Day 7 - Sunshine Coast to Quadra Island (78 km/47 mi)

Today you head north to Earls Cove for a 50 minutes BC Ferry ride (ferry toll included) to Saltery Bay. From there, continue following the coastal road to Powell River, where you will board another BC Ferry service (ferry toll included) across the strait of Georgia to Vancouver Island. On landing on Vancouver Island, continue north to Campbell River and your destination for the night - stunning Quadra Island.

Featured accommodation

April Point Resort & Spa

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Day 8 - Wildlife Adventure Cruise

By Zodiac, cruise among the Discovery Islands and observe local BC wildlife in their natural habitat. Watch for Stellar sea lions, seals, Minke whales and Pacific white-sided dolphins. You’ll see bald eagles swoop from the tree tops and majestic herons fishing in the tidal pools. At low tide, there is an opportunity to see black bears. (included) 

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April Point Resort & Spa

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Day 9 - Quadra Island to Ucluelet (225 km / 140 mi)

Depart Quadra Island onboard a short BC Ferry ride (ferry toll included) to Vancouver Island and, from there,  head  south west to Ucluelet on the rugged West Coast of the island. En-route, we recommed a stop to see the Mars Water - Bombers at Sproat Lake. They are the world’s two largest water-bombers whose sole purpose in life is putting out forest fires. Continue on and head through the splendid Sutton Pass and the Sawtooth Range of the Cascade Mountains to arrive in Ucluelet around mid afternoon.

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Water`s Edge Shoreside Suites

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Black Rock Oceanfront Resort

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Day 10 - Ucluelet (Pacific Rim National Park)

Spend today at your leisure taking in Tofino and the Pacific Rim National Park. A sunset at Tonquin Beach is spectacular.

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Water`s Edge Shoreside Suites

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Black Rock Oceanfront Resort

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Day 11 - Explore Tofino (Pacific Rim National Park)

We would thoroughly recommend a walk along the renowned Long Beach, with its mile upon mile of untouched sandy beaches and pounding surf or, you could explore the nearby rain forests on a selection of well groomed trails. Mid afternoon enjoy a 3 hour whale watch cruise (included) through the Clayoquot Sound, taking in the stunning 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

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Water`s Edge Shoreside Suites

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Black Rock Oceanfront Resort

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Day 12 - Tofino/Ucluelet - Victoria (313km/195mls)

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).

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DoubleTree by Hilton

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Inn at Laurel Point

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Day 13 - 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 50 acre display of magnificent colour.

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DoubleTree by Hilton

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Inn at Laurel Point

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Day 14 - Victoria - Vancouver (69km/43 mls + ferry)

Depart your Victoria hotel for Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal for your 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 you can drop off your hire car and check into your hotel. Spend the remained of the afternoon at your leisure before joining the Sunset Dinner Cruise this evening from Vancouver's Coal Harbour area.

Featured accommodation

Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel

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Hotel Opus

Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

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Day 15 - Fly Vancouver to UK

Depart your hotel for your flight back to the UK. (transfer included)

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