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Whistler & Pacific Coast Fly Drive

  • Vancouver
  • Whistler
  • Tofino
  • Victoria
  • 6 nights from
  • £1,169 per person
  • Trip Code: 1

Holiday Overview

Discover Whistler and Victoria on this fantastic 7 day Canada road trip fly drive holiday.

 

Experience the Sea to Sky route as you travel from Vancouver to Whistler. Walk along the famed Long Beach whilst in Tofino and enjoy a whale watching tour.

This is a superb add-on to any Canadian holiday especially to add pre or post an Alaska Cruise or as part of your main holiday!

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Whistler & Pacific Coast Fly Drive includes:

  • Return flights from the UK
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Whistler
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Tofino
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Victoria
  • Return BC Ferries
  • Gondola & Peak Chair Ride
  • Whale Watch Tour in Clayoquot Sound
  • Admission to Butchart Gardens
  • Intermediate Car Hire (We recommend adding Sat Nav)
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Day 1 - Fly UK to Vancouver

Arrive in Vancouver and pick up your hire car before travelling along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler. Highlights along the way include the cascading Shannon Falls and the Stawamus Chief Rock where climbers from all over the globe migrate to climb the granite cliffs. Arrive into Whistler for your 2-night stay.

Featured accommodation

Whistler Pinnacle

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Aava Hotel

Fairmont Chateau Whistler

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Day 2 - Whistler Exploring

This charming alpine resort is nestled between world-renowned Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. Enjoy an extensive range of summer activities from golf on one of the 4 championship designer golf courses, water activities on any of the 5 lakes or numerous rivers, to mountain top dining. Or just relax and enjoy some of the many fine cafe’s and restaurants in this European inspired alpine village. Experience 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.

Featured accommodation

Whistler Pinnacle

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Aava Hotel

Fairmont Chateau Whistler

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Day 3 - Whistler to Tofino (303 km/189 mi + Ferry)

Return down the Sea to Sky highway to Horseshoe Bay and sail for 1 hr 45 min 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 Nanaimo head 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. 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 Ucluelet around mid afternoon.

Featured accommodation

Water`s Edge Shoreside Suites

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Day 4 - Pacific Rim National Park

Head to Tofino today where 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 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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Day 5 - 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).

Featured accommodation

Oswego Hotel

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Inn at Laurel Point

Fairmont Empress

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Day 6 - Victoria Exploring (Butchart Gardens)

Today is free to explore Victoria, with its turn of the century architecture, British traditions such as high tea and shops full of woollens and china. Admission is included to the Butchart Gardens with its 50 acre display of magnificent colour.

Featured accommodation

Oswego Hotel

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Inn at Laurel Point

Fairmont Empress

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Day 7 - Victoria to Vancouver (69 km/43 mi + Ferry) Fly to UK

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 Vancouver for your flight to the UK or to your Vancouver hotel.

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