Day 1: Arrive Vancouver
Arrive in Vancouver & check in at your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 2: Vancouver City Tour (Coach)
This morning, see the sights of Vancouver - Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal, Robson Street, 1,000 Acre Stanley Park, West Coast Nature Indian Totem Poles, Prospect Point and English Bay Beaches, Granville Island, Chinatown and historic Gastown, the prestigious Shaughnessy residential area, city centre and Financial District. This tour includes admission to the Lookout Tower. The afternoon is at leisure.
Day 3: Vancouver to Whistler (Rail)
Depart Vancouver onboard the Rocky Mountaineer Whistler Sea to Sky Climb along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway; enjoy panoramic vistas of the Howe Sound and the Coastal Mountain Range en route.
Day 4: Whistler
A free day to explore Whistler. 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 cafés and restaurants in this European inspired alpine village.
Day 5: Whistler to Victoria by Floatplane
This morning is free to explore Whistler before departing by floatplane bound for Victoria inner harbour. Enjoy spectacular views of the Gulf Islands, Black Tusk Peak & the Howe Sound.
Day 6: Victoria, morning Whale Watch Tour
This coastal excursion is an exhilarating round trip of 50 to 80 kilometres in search of orcas, minke whales, grey whales, porpoises, harbour seals and other marine wildlife. You will ride aboard a 14-metre ocean cruiser or a custom-built Zodiac boat that offers high speed with extraordinary stability giving you an exciting, safe and intimate whale-watching experience. Comments by a certified Marine biologist and naturalist are provided. The rest of the day is free to explore Victoria.
Day 7: Victoria to Vancouver with Butchart Gardens Tour
Depart Victoria for a tour along scenic Marine Drive passing Beacon Hill Park, Oak Bay Residential district, Uplands and the University of Victoria. The tour will then stop at the Butchart Gardens for 2 hours, before continuing on to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal where the coach boards the 1.00pm ferry to Tsawwassen. On board BC Ferries you have time for lunch and to enjoy the scenery of the Gulf Islands. From Tsawwassen, continue on to downtown Vancouver where your tour comes to an end.