Vancouver/Whistler/Victoria Island/Bowen Island

CANADA : VACATION DEALS - NORTH AMERICA

VANCOUVER/WHISTLER/VICTORIA ISLAND/BOWEN ISLAND - 6 DAY TOUR
OVERVIEW
Vancouver

See the very best that Vancouver has to offer on this half-day city highlights tour. With a local guide, visit vibrant Chinatown, explore Gastown, Granville Island, admire scenic views from Kitsilano Beach, and more.

Whistler

Discover one dramatic landscape after another on the full-day coach tour between Vancouver and Whistler:

The Sea-to-Sky highway, the Sea-to-Sky Gondola, Squamish, Whistler Village, and Brandywine Falls. From the gondola, admire Howe Sound, the Squamish River, and the coastal mountain range. Enjoy plenty of free time to wander about Squamish and partake in Whistler Village activities on your own. Round-trip transport from select locations included.

Bowen Island

A trip to enjoy nature and a beautiful ferry ride while learning to take breathtaking photos! A 6-hour tour includes pickup and drop-off from downtown Vancouver, return ferry ride to Bowen Island, an easy guided hike around Killarney Lake, and walk around the village shops, cafes, and restaurants.

Victoria & Butchart Gardens

Explore British Columbia’s coastline by land and sea on this Victoria and Butchart Gardens tour from Vancouver. 

Visit Victoria—British Colombia's capital—on a tour from Vancouver. Ride the ferry across the Gulf Islands to Vancouver Island. Visit the botanical Butchart Gardens, where trickling fountains sit among themed flowerbeds and sunken gardens. Explore vibrant corners of Victoria such as Chinatown and the Inner Harbour at your leisure and soak up the metropolitan atmosphere. Admission to Butchart Gardens included. 

VANCOUVER/WHISTLER/VICTORIA ISLAND/BOWEN ISLAND

DAY 1    Arrival in Vancouver City

Airport/Hotel Transfer

Hotel Accommodation at Hyatt Regency Vancouver – Centre Downtown Vancouver or similar (5 Nights)

Breakfast

DAY 2    Walking Tour along by Stanley Park's Seawall

Guided walking tours through history. Vancouver's Stanley Park is the largest old-growth park in a downtown metro city where residents, tourists, and visitors can walk the entire perimeter of the park on Vancouver's seawall. 2 hours (approx.) Departure Point: 1929 W Georgia St, Vancouver - Returns to the original departure point.

DAY 3    Day Tour - Whistler and Sea to Sky Gondola Tour – Tour duration 11 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)

Full-day trip to Whistler from Vancouver; Soak up amazing views along the Sea-to-Sky corridor and from the gondola; Snap photos of coastal peaks, forests, the Squamish River, and Howe Sound; Visit the Brandywine Falls; Enjoy free time to explore Squamish and Whistler Village.

Included: Hotel pickup and drop-off, Round-trip shared transfer, Sea to Sky Gondola Ticket.

Departure 9:AM

*ITINERARY*

Pass by: Sea to Sky Highway - Breathtaking views of both Vancouver and Whistler, travel along  by the spectacular

Sea to Sky highway and enjoy the scenery.

Stop at: Sea to Sky Gondola - Beginning at sea level and tracing a route along the shore of Howe Sound, your first stop is Squamish where we will visit the impressive Sea to Sky Gondola. Duration:1 hour 30 minutesAdmission. Ticket Included.

Stop at: Whistler - Once you reach the bustling Whistler Village, you will receive four hours to explore this enchanting

village. This charming village offers an array of activities and attractions to see and do. Duration: 4 hours. Admission. Ticket Free.

Stop at: Brandywine Falls Provincial Park - Situated between Garibaldi Heights and Whistler, take advantage of your one hour at Brandywine Falls. Duration: 1-hour Admission Ticket Included.

DAY 4    Sep. 09 Day Tour - Bowen Island Trip, Hiking & Photography – Duration: 6 Hours (approx.)

Take a breathtaking ocean ferry ride to an island and spend a few hours exploring old-growth forests, waterfalls, and wildlife. The highlight is of course the fall colors and fallen leaves at this time of year. Your tour is a picture-perfect way to experience Canada’s nature while learning the basics of landscape photography. With plenty of one-on-one instruction, you will learn to take amazing photos whether you’re packing the latest DSLR or a camera phone. All levels of hikers and types of cameras are welcome. Bowen Island, a 20 min ferry ride from Vancouver - is home to a variety of wildlife, galleries, and shops. The ferry ride alone is breathtaking, with gorgeous views of Howe Sound and islands. Details on what to wear and bring along for the tour will be provided, but comfortable shoes and clothing, water, and snacks are recommended. As a photographer, I'll capture your memories, and send you complimentary photos at the end of our tour.

Included: Professional photographer guide; Guided small-group hiking tour; Transportation and ferry ride; Photoshoot

Excluded: Food & Drinks – Gratuities

DAY 5    Sep. 10  Day Tour -Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour from Vancouver – 12 Hours (approx.)

Included: Driver/guide/Hotel/port pickup and drop-off

Excluded: Food & Drinks, Gratuities

*ITINERARY*

Pass by:  Vancouver Downtown

Departure from downtown Vancouver to Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal to board BC Ferries

Stop at:  BC Ferries

Enjoy a 90-minute ferry ride between Vancouver and Victoria. Sail through the serene beauty of the Gulf Islands. Marine wildlife sightings from the outdoor ship decks are common, especially eagles, sea lions and whales. - Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes - Admission Ticket Included - Admission Ticket Included

Stop at: The Butchart Gardens

Arrive at Swartz Bay terminal on Vancouver Island and continue to the enchanting botanical paradise of Butchart Gardens. Wander through a series of themed gardens, highlighted by the massive Sunken Garden and dancing fountain. The gardens have been designated a National Historic Site of Canada. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes. Admission Ticket Included

Stop at:  Inner Harbour

The City of Victoria boasts many impressive architectural wonders, including the iconic Parliament Buildings and the waterfront Fairmont Empress Hotel. Visit the unique shops and cafes of Government Street and Chinatown. Stroll along the Inner Harbour for prime ocean views, and enjoy some free time to take in this culturally significant city. Duration: 2 hours - Admission Ticket Free

Stop at:  Swartz Bay (Victoria) Terminal

Later this afternoon, return to Vancouver onboard BC Ferries once again. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes. Admission Ticket Included

Pass by:  Vancouver Downtown - Return to downtown Vancouver (or surrounding area) this evening.

Day 6     Sept 11

Breakfast - Hotel Check-Out - Hotel/Airport Transfer

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