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  • Canadian Rockies

    Alberta British Columbia

    The diverse Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta combine to create an exceptional holiday experience in the Canadian Rockies region. We've hand picked the finest resorts and destinations to ensure whatever type of holiday you choose, it will be spectacular and memorable for all the right reasons!

    • Bow Lake, Banff National Park, Alberta

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    • Lake Louise, Alberta

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    • Quad Biking, Whistler, British Columbia

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    • Emerald Lake, Yoho National Park, British Columbia

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    • Jasper, Alberta

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    • Ziplining, Whistler, British Columbia

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    • Golfing, Invermere, British Columbia

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    • Banff National Park, Alberta

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    Breathtaking British Columbia

    It is hard to believe that one province can play host to so many incredible experiences. The reason is simple; this immense western region of Canada is home to thousands of miles of lush coastline, soaring mountains, stunning landscapes, glacier-fed lakes and a host of islands, set across six distinct regions.

    Awe-inspiring Alberta

    Welcome to the Rocky Mountains. This most spectacular of mountain ranges forms the backbone of Alberta, with jewel-like turquoise lakes, flower-carpeted meadows, quaint villages and cosmopolitan cities adding to the appeal. Alberta also boasts no fewer than five World Heritage Sites. The great outdoors doesn’t get any greater!

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  • Alberta Explorer

    Begins in and ends in Calgary, Alberta

    15 Days / 14 Nights

    Departures: May to September

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    Your fly drive includes

    • Round trip scheduled flights
    • Intermediate 4 door car hire, including insurance and satellite navigation
    • Accommodation as stated
    • Personalised Road Book
    • Calgary by Night

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    • Drumheller

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    • Longhorn Sheep

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    • Horse Riding at Lake Louise

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    Day 01

    Arrive Calgary

    Depart the UK on your scheduled flight to Calgary. Upon arrival, collect your rental car and proceed to your hotel.

    Hotel: Le Germain Hotel Calgary

    Day 02

    Calgary

    Today is free for you to explore the vibrant, cowboy city of Calgary. Enjoy the mixture of historic and modern attractions with visits to Olympic Park, home to the 1988 Winter Olympic Games and Heritage Park Historical Village.

    Hotel: Le Germain Hotel Calgary

    79Mi/126Km

    Day 03 Day 04

    Banff

    Today you start your epic journey into the majestic Rockies. Leave Calgary behind, witness a never ending procession of mountains, glistening lakes and jagged peaks, providing plenty of photo opportunities. Once in Banff, take the Banff Gondola for panoramic views of the Bow Valley before enjoying the great alpine village atmosphere back in town.

    Hotel: Delta Hotels Banff Royal Canadian Lodge

    40Mi/64Km

    Day 05 Day 06

    Lake Louise

    A short drive today, but wonderfully scenic as you journey toward Lake Louise. Offering endless outdoor activities, this is the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors. Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, your hotel provides an ideal base.

    Hotel: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

    149Mi/239Km

    Day 07 Day 08 Day 09

    Jasper

    Driving distance: Your journey continues through the spell-binding Rocky Mountains. En route enjoy Icefield Parkway, one of the world’s most spectacular mountainous drives. A visit to the Columbia Icefield for an Ice Explorer ride out onto the glacier is an absolute must. Jasper is a charming mountain village offering many scenic highlights. Take the tram up Whistler Mountain or perhaps take a boat out onto Maligne Lake.

    Hotel: Sawridge Inn

    226Mi/363Km

    Day 10 Day 11

    Edmonton

    The provincial capital of Alberta, Edmonton has many attractions to keep you busy during your two night stay. It’s also a great opportunity to do some souvenir shopping as Edmonton is home to the world’s largest shopping centre, West Edmonton Mall. The many tourist attractions, vibrant culture and extensive dining options make this a great city.

    Hotel: Fairmont Hotel MacDonald

    175Mi/282Km

    Day 12 Day 13

    Drumheller

    Step back in time to a prehistoric era when dinosaurs roamed the Badlands of Alberta. Drumheller is a fascinating place to visit whether you’re young or old. Spend time following the 50 kilometre Dinosaur Trail, visit the Royal Tyrell Museum of Archaeology and explore the extensive dinosaur fossil digs in this area.

    Hotel: Canalta Jurassic Hotel

    88Mi/141Km

    Day 14

    Calgary

    Today, a short drive brings you back to Calgary where your journey began. You have the opportunity of visiting any of the attractions you may have missed on your first stay or you may decide to partake in an afternoon of shopping and picking up those last minute souvenirs. Enjoy a final meal in one of Calgary’s fantastic restaurants.

    Hotel: Le Germain Hotel Calgary

    Day 15

    Journey home

    Should you wish to extend this itinerary, taking the two day rail journey through the Rocky Mountains, ending in Vancouver, enhances the itinerary perfectly. Should you elect to leave today, return your rental car and check-in for your flight back to the UK.

    Prices

    From £2325 per person based on twin occupancy of Standard rooms in low season. Other prices available on request. 

    Rocky Mountain Explorer

    Begins in Vancouver and ends in Calgary

    14 Days / 13 Nights

    Departures: Selected dates from April to October*

    Add this Fly Drive to planner

    Your fly drive includes

    • Round trip scheduled flights
    • Intermediate 4 door hire, including insurances and satellite navigation
    • Accommodations as stated
    • Rocky Mountaineer Rail – SilverLeaf Service
    • Personalised Road Book

    *2017 dates:

    • April 18, 25, 28 
    • May 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
    • June 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27
    • July 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28
    • August 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
    • September 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
    • October 3, 6, 10, 13
    • The Rocky Mountaineer

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    • Canoes on Lake Louise

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    • Calgary at Night

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    • Black Bears

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    • Vancouver - Capilano Suspension Bridge

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    • Rocky Mountaineer

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    • Kamloops

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    Day 01

    Arrive Vancouver

    Depart the UK on your chosen scheduled flight to Vancouver. Upon arrival, transfer independently to the Fairmont Pacific Rim, which has a beautiful location in Coal Harbour.

    Hotel: Fairmont Pacific Rim

    Day 02 Day 03

    Vancouver

    Nestled on the shores of the Pacific, the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver enjoys a blend of cultures, which creates a variety of ethnic cuisines and shopping options. Today is free to enjoy the attractions, and we recommend you visit Stanley Park, Robson Street, Grouse Mountain and Granville Island.

    Hotel: Fairmont Pacific Rim

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    Rocky Mountaineer & Kamloops

    An early start today as you board the Rocky Mountaineer train for its journey through the Rocky Mountains. Sit back, relax and enjoy the terrific views as the train winds through spectacular scenery to the small town of Kamloops, where you spend your evening.

    Hotel: Allocated by Rocky Mountaineer

    Day 05

    Rocky Mountaineer & Jasper

    It is another early start as you depart Kamloops on the second stage of your magical rail journey. Traversing through scenic valleys with the magnificent Rocky Mountains accompanying your journey, the landscape is nothing short of breathtaking. On arrival into Jasper, collect your rental car and check-in at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

    Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

    Day 06 Day 07

    Jasper

    Jasper is a charming mountain village surrounded by dense forest and glacial peaks, and boasts many scenic highlights. It is a laid-back alpine community, filled with quaint shops, restaurants and cafes. Established in 1907, Jasper National Park is the largest in the Canadian Rockies, boasting 10,878 square kilometres of mountain wilderness. Internationally renowned for its superb backcountry trail system, hikers flock to the park to create their own adventures. It is also home to some of North America’s most treasured wildlife, with healthy populations of grizzly bears, moose, caribou and wolves calling it home. We suggest you take a tram ride up Whistler’s Mountain for awe-inspiring views and visit Maligne Lake, one of the most photographed lakes in the world, for a relaxing boat excursion.

    Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

    Day 08 Day 09

    Lake Louise

    It’s a scenic drive today as you make your way towards Lake Louise. Whilst travelling on the Icefield Parkway, one of the world's most spectacular mountainous drives, look out for the turquoise-hued lakes and thundering waterfalls. Why not visit Athabasca Falls and Columbia Icefield for an Ice Explorer ride on the gigantic glacier? Your hotel overlooks Lake Louise and offers hiking and kayaking, so you can choose to explore this fabulous part of the world by land or out on the water.

    Hotel: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

    244Mi/393Km

    Day 10 Day 11

    Banff

    It may be a short drive today but the destination is contrasting. We have allowed a two night stay for you to explore Banff, a small town filled with quaint shops, restaurants and museums. We suggest taking the Banff Gondola for panoramic views of Bow Valley, and visiting the Cave and Basin National Historic Site. Your hotel is in the heart of Banff National Park and offers many recreational opportunities.

    Hotel: Fairmont Banff Springs

    44Mi/71Km

    Day 12 Day 03

    Calgary

    It’s just a two hour drive along the Trans-Canada Highway, with an option of taking the slightly longer but more scenic 1A Highway, to the cowboy city of Calgary. Home of the famous stampede, The Aero Space Museum, Calgary Zoo, Heritage Park Historic Village, Glenbow Museum and Olympic Park, there are ample attractions to keep you entertained.

    Hotel: Fairmont Palliser

    129Mi/208Km

    Day 14

    Journey home

    There may be time for some last minute sightseeing and shopping before you make your way to Calgary Airport, return your rental car and check-in for your flight back to the UK.

    Prices

    From £3565 per person based on twin occupancy of Standard rooms in low season. Other prices available on request. 

    One way drop off charge on car hire is not included and payable locally.

    British Columbia Explorer

    Begins in and ends in Vancouver, British Columbia

    15 Days / 14 Nights

    Departures: Year round

    Add this Fly Drive to planner

    Your fly drive includes

    • Round trip scheduled flights
    • Intermediate 4 door car hire, including insurances and satellite navigation
    • Accommodation as stated
    • Personalised Road Book
    • Vancouver Harbour in the Fall

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    • Kayaking in Tofino

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    • Victoria Evening Carriage Ride

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    • Whistler Village

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    • Floatplane North Vancouver Island

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    Day 01

    Arrive Vancouver

    Depart the UK on your chosen scheduled flight to Vancouver. Upon arrival, transfer independently to your hotel, where you spend the first two nights of your adventure.

    Hotel: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

    Day 02

    Vancouver

    We’ve included a full free day for you to explore Vancouver, and there is plenty to keep you entertained. Visit Stanley Park covering over a thousand acres, historic Gastown, with its myriad of shopping and dining options, and perhaps take a trip out of the city to Grouse Mountain or the Capilano Suspension Bridge. This cosmopolitan city has great nightlife too for the young, or young at heart.

    Hotel: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

    78Mi/125Km

    Day 03 Day 04

    Whistler

    This morning collect your rental car and commence your journey of discovery. Today’s short but beautiful drive takes you along the scenic Sea to Sky highway to Whistler. Highlights along the way included Shannon Falls and the Stawamus Chief Rock, where climbers all over the world migrate to climb the granite cliffs. Your hotel for the next two nights is in the heart of the alpine valley.

    Hotel: Fairmont Chateau Whistler

    97Mi/156Km

    Day 05 Day 06 Day 07

    Sunshine Coast

    The Sunshine Coast is one of the most beautiful areas of British Columbia and today's adventure showcases it perfectly. Take the short drive to Horseshoe Bay, where you board the ferry to Langdale. From here you wind your way along the coastline, enjoying the amazing views as you go. Once in Half Moon Bay, there are so many choices to keep you busy. Take a kayak or boat tour onto the water, hike or bike the trails, explore the quaint villages and unique stores or take a floatplane ride for bird's-eye views.

    Hotel: Rockwater Secret Cove Resort

    51Mi/83Km

    Day 08 Day 09

    Parksville

    Retrace your footsteps to Langdale this morning, where you board the ferry back to Horseshoe Bay. From here, you take the ferry across the channel to Departure Bay on Vancouver Island. Just a short drive north brings you to Parksville, your base for the next two nights, where your hotel is conviently located to explore the area's delights.

    Hotel: Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort

    105Mi/169Km

    Day 10 Day 11

    Tofino

    It's a scenic journey from the east coast to the west, through the Sawtooth Range of the Cascade Mountains and majestic Sutton Pass. Stop off at Sproat Lake, home to the world's two largest water-bombers which are used for the sole purpose of extinguishing forest fires. Also take a stop at Cathedral Grove to enjoy the splendour of the 800 year old Douglas Fir and Cedar trees. Tofino is the gateway to the majestic Pacific Rim National Park. Take a stroll along famed Long Beach, boasting miles of pristine sandy beach and pounding surf. During your stay, explore the rainforests' well groomed trails or take a whale watching cruise through Clayquot Sound.

    Hotel: Wickaninnish Inn

    197Mi/317Km

    Day 12 Day 13

    Victoria

    Today your drive takes you to the south of Vancouver Island and to its capital city Victoria. En route we suggest a stop at Chemanius, where you can admire the giant murals adorning exterior walls throughout the town, and Duncan, known as The City of Totems. Once in Victoria, explore the imposing facades of the Parliament Buildings, St. Ann's Academy and nearby Butchart Botanical Gardens. The historic old town is ideal for soaking up Victoria's atmosphere, visiting the myriad of boutiques, museums, galleries and cafes.

    Hotel: Fairmont Empress

    74Mi/119Km

    Day 14

    Vancouver

    This morning you leave Victoria for a short and leisurely drive to Swartz Bay, where you make the return 95 minute crossing to Tsawwassen on the mainland. This afternoon you have the opportunity to experience any of Vancouver's attractions that you didn't manage to see at the start of your itinerary.

    Hotel: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

    Day 15

    Journey home

    Today you return your rental car to Vancouver International Airport and check-in for your flight back to the UK.

    Prices

    From £2199 per person based on twin occupancy of Standard rooms in low season. Other prices available on request.

    Western Parks Explorer

    Begins in and ends in Vancouver

    15 Days / 14 Nights

    Departures year round

    Add this Fly Drive to planner

    Your fly drive includes

    • Round trip scheduled flights
    • Intermediate 4 door car hire, including insurances and satellite navigation.
    • Accommodations as stated
    • Personalised Road Book
    • Moraine Lake

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    • Athabasca Glacier

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    • Osoyoos

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    • Yoho Emerald Lake

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    • Osoyoos - Fruit Orchards

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    • Whistler - shopping

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    • Black Bear

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    • Vancouver Cycling

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    Day 01

    Arrive Vancouver

    Depart the UK on your chosen scheduled flight to Vancouver. Upon arrival, collect your rental car and proceed to your hotel.

    Hotel: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

    Day 02

    Vancouver

    Often ranked as one of the best cities in the world, you’re sure to enjoy exploring Vancouver. Covering over a thousand acres you may want to spend some time in Stanley Park, visiting the various gardens and perhaps taking a horse drawn carriage ride. Stroll historic Gastown, boasting a variety of boutique shops and excellent dining.

    Hotel: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

    78Mi/125Km

    Day 03 Day 04

    Whistler

    Today you take the short but scenic drive along the beautiful Sea to Sky Highway. Widely regarded as one of the most scenic road trips in the world, highlights include the majestic Howe Sound and Shannon Falls. Whistler is a fabulous place to visit. We suggest a horse riding trip and zip-lining, both exhilarating experiences.

    Hotel: Fairmont Chateau Whistler

    263Mi/423Km

    Day 05

    Clearwater

    Travel north from Whistler to the town of Clearwater, located on the edge of Wells Gray Provincial Park. The park features 39 waterfalls, including the stunning Helmcken Falls, the fourth tallest in Canada. The abundance of wildlife in the park includes bears, moose, deer, wolves and over 250 species of birds.

    Hotel: Alpine Meadows Resort

    198Mi/318Km

    Day 06 Day 07

    Jasper

    Some of the most stunning scenery imaginable is your backdrop today as you journey through the Rocky Mountains to Jasper. Why not take a tram up Whistler Mountain or take a trip to Maligne Lake, which is one of the most photographed lakes in the world. Don’t miss the stunning sunset at Pyramid Lake.

    Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

    144Mi/232Km

    Day 08 Day 09

    Lake Louise

    Your journey from Jasper to Lake Louise takes you through the heart of the sensational Rocky Mountains. As you head south along the Icefield Parkway, stop at the Columbia Icefield and venture out onto the Athabasca Glacier on one of the Ice Explorer vehicles. Lake Louise is filled with recreational opportunities, from hiking and mountain biking in summer to skiing and snowshoeing in winter.

    Hotel: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

    91Mi/146Km

    Day 10

    Invermere

    Today’s short drive takes you through the awe inspiring Yoho National Park to the Kootenay Valley. Located on the shores of the warmest lake in the valley, Invermere is known for relaxation. Perhaps visit one of the numerous beaches on the lakeside or soak in a mineral pool at one of the nearby hot springs. Golfers are spoilt with a choice of no fewer than nine golf courses, which combine to create the Columbia Valley Golf Trail.

    Hotel: Copper Point Resort

    257Mi/414Km

    Day 11

    Okanagan Valley

    Due to its unique climate, Okanagan Valley is Canada’s second largest wine producing region, so visiting a selection of the area's world-renowned vineyards and picturesque orchards is a must.

    Hotel: Sparkling Hill Resort

    109Mi/176Km

    Day 12 Day 13

    Osoyoos

    Known as Canada’s ‘Pocket Desert’, due to it boasting the warmest average temperatures in the country, Osoyoos is the perfect place to sit back and relax. Osoyoos Lake offers vast lengths of beach and a variety of water sports, from boating to wakeboarding. There are also many vineyards in the area.

    Hotel: Walnut Beach Resort

    248Mi/399Km

    Day 14

    Vancouver

    Your journey today takes you west along the Coquihalla Highway. En route, you may wish to stop at one of the many roadside stalls selling fresh cherries, apples, apricots, pears, peaches and grapes, all grown in the local region. Cross the spectacular Dry Gulch Bridge, which is over 280 metres long and 180 metres high.

    Hotel: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

    Day 15

    Journey home

    Today you return your rental car at Vancouver International Airport and check-in for your flight back to the UK.

    Prices

    From £2079 per person based on twin occupancy of Standard rooms in low season. Other prices available on request.

    West Coast Explorer

    Begins in and ends in Vancouver, British Columbia

    11 Days / 10 Nights

    Departures May to September

    Add this Fly Drive to planner

    Your fly drive includes

    • Round trip scheduled flights
    • Accommodations as stated
    • Mini-coach tour of the Sea-to-Sky highway
    • Seaplane flight from Whistler to Vancouver
    • Admission to Butchart Gardens and the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre
    • Orca Spirit whale watching cruise
    • 2 day Vancouver hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus pass.
    • Vancouver

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    • Harbour Air Seaplanes

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    • Vancouver

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    • Orca Whales

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    • Butchart Gardens - Victoria

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    • Whistler

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    Day 1

    Arrive Vancouver

    Depart the UK on your chosen scheduled flight into Vancouver. Upon arrival, take a taxi to the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, where you will be staying the next 3 nights.

    Hotel: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

    Day 2 Day 3

    Vancouver

    Spend the next two days exploring the beautiful city of Vancouver. The cosmopolitan city, which is renowned for its shopping, dining and culture is an outdoor playground. We have included a 2 day hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus pass to allow you to easily get around the tourist attractions of this vibrant city.

    Hotel: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

    Day 04

    Whistler

    Today, you will depart Vancouver by mini-coach along the stunning Sea-to-Sky highway. Take in viewpoints on the fully narrated tour along the way, offering perfect photo opportunities of the spectacular scenery. Arrive into Whistler before noon, allowing an afternoon to explore the mountain resort.

    Hotel: Fairmont Chateau Whistler

    Day 05 Day 06

    Whistler

    Enjoy two days in the heart of the Rocky Mountains in the resort of Whistler. Known for its multitude of summer activities and outdoor adventure pursuits such as rafting, mountain biking, zip-lining and heli-hiking, there is something on offer for all ages. Relax in the evening at the stunning Fairmont Chateau Whistler and enjoy a drink on the outdoor fire lit terrace.

    Hotel: Fairmont Chateau Whistler

    Day 07

    Victoria

    Today, you will depart Whistler's Green Lake for a breathtaking one hour seaplane flight aboard Harbour Air to downtown Victoria. Flying high above Whistler valley, passing over glacial lakes, lush alpine meadows, the Strait of Georgia and the beautiful Gulf Islands, the awe-inspiring flight gives a different view of the stunning scenery. Upon arrival in Victoria, you will spend the next three nights at The Oswego Hotel in downtown Victoria.

    Hotel: The Oswego Hotel

    Day 08 Day 09

    Victoria

    The capital city of British Columbia, Victoria offers some of the most fascinating museums in Western Canada and many historic buildings. We have allowed two days for you to explore Victoria, including a half day whale watching with Orca Spirit, with the chance to witness resident Orca whales in all their glory.

    Hotel: The Oswego Hotel

    Day 10

    Vancouver

    Board a fully narrated coach tour today to the world famous Butchart Gardens en-route to the BC Ferries terminal, where you will sail back across to Vancouver through the scenic Active Pass. Arrive back into Vancouver in time for a relaxing final evening meal.

    Hotel: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

    Day 11

    Journey Home

    Today, spend the morning shopping for those last minute souvenirs before catching a taxi back to Vancouver Airport for your scheduled flight back to the UK.

    Prices

    From £1799 per person based on twin occupancy of a standard room, departing from Heathrow. Other prices available on request.

    Departures from Manchester and Edinburgh start from £1830 per person.

    Western Canada Discovery

    Begins in Vancouver and ends in Calgary

    15 Days / 14 Nights

    Selected departures: April to October

    Add this Fly Drive to planner

    Your fly drive includes

    • Round trip scheduled flights
    • Accommodations as stated
    • Mini-coach tour of the Sea-to-Sky highway
    • Seaplane flight from Whistler to Vancouver
    • Silver Leaf Service on the Rocky Mountaineer 'First Passage to the West'
    • Call for for details of the current departure dates applicable

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    • Coal Harbour, Vancouver

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    • Vancouver

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    • Rocky Mountaineer

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    • Whistler

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    • Bow Lake, Banff

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    • Rocky Mountaineer Silver Leaf

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    • Lost Lake, Whistler

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    • Victoria

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    • Stephen Street, Calgary

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    Day 01

    Arrive Vancouver

    Depart the UK on your chosen scheduled flight to Vancouver. Upon arrival in Vancouver, transfer independently to the Four Seasons Vancouver, where you will spend your first two nights. Enjoy an evening at leisure, perhaps taking in a meal at one of Vancouver's many excellent restaurants.

    Hotel: Four Seasons Vancouver

    Day 02

    Vancouver

    Today, you have a day at leisure to explore the vibrant city of Vancouver. Shop Robson Street, filled with big name brands and small quaint boutiques or visit Granville Island where you can take a food tour around the bustling market or a kayak out onto the water. Pack a picnic and relax in Stanley Park or cycle along the waterfront and watch the cruise ships enter port. Vancouver is truly a city of contrasts.

    Hotel: Four Seasons Vancouver

    Day 03 Day 04 Day 05

    Whistler

    Today, you will depart Vancouver by mini-coach along the stunning Sea-to-Sky highway. Take in viewpoints on the fully narrated tour along the way, offering perfect photo opportunities of the spectacular scenery. Arrive into Whistler before noon, allowing an afternoon to explore the mountain resort. Enjoy the next three days exploring Whistler and its surrounding area.

    Hotel: Four Seasons Whistler

    Day 06 Day 07 Day 08

    Victoria

    Today, you will depart Whistler's Green Lake for a breathtaking one hour seaplane flight aboard Harbour Air to downtown Victoria. Flying high above Whistler valley, passing over glacial lakes, lush alpine meadows, the Strait of Georgia and the beautiful Gulf Islands, the awe-inspiring flight gives a different view of the stunning scenery. Upon arrival in Victoria, you will spend the next three nights at The Oswego Hotel in downtown Victoria.

    Hotel: The Oswego

    Day 09

    Vancouver

    Board a fully narrated coach tour today to the world famous Butchart Gardens en-route to the BC Ferries terminal, where you will sail back across to Vancouver through the scenic Active Pass. Arrive back in Vancouver in time to enjoy an evening meal.

    Hotel: Four Seasons Vancouver

    Day 10

    Rocky Mountaineer & Kamloops

    An early start today as you board the Rocky Mountaineer train for its journey through the Rocky Mountains. Sit back, relax and enjoy the terrific views as the train winds through spectacular scenery to the small town of Kamloops, where you spend your evening.

    Hotel: Allocated by Rocky Mountaineer

    Day 11

    Rocky Mountaineer & Banff

    It is another early start as you depart Kamloops on the second stage of your magical rail journey. Traversing through scenic valleys with the magnificent Rocky Mountains accompanying your journey, the landscape is nothing short of breathtaking. On arrival into Banff, transfer to the Rimrock Resort Hotel, where you will spend the evening.

    Hotel: The Rimrock Resort Hotel

    Day 12

    Banff

    We have allowed a two night stay for you to explore Banff, a small town filled with quaint shops, restaurants and museums. We suggest taking the Banff Gondola for panoramic views of Bow Valley, and visiting the Cave and Basin National Historic Site. Your hotel is in the heart of Banff National Park and offers many recreational opportunities.

    Hotel: The Rimrock Resort Hotel

    Day 13 Day 14

    Calgary

    Transfer by motorcoach along the Trans-Canada highway to the cowboy city of Calgary. Home of the famous stampede, The Aero Space Museum, Calgary Zoo, Heritage Park Historic Village, Glenbow Museum and Olympic Park, there are ample attractions to keep you entertained.

    Hotel: Fairmont Palliser

    Day 15

    Journey Home

    Spend the morning picking up last minute souvenirs before transferring independently to Calgary Airport. Depart Calgary on your chosen scheduled flight back to the UK.

    Prices

    From £3535 per person based on two sharing a Fairmont Room and Silver Leaf service on the Rocky Mountaineer. Other room categories and classes on the Rocky Mountaineer are available on request.

    SALE now on - call 0333 323 9099 or email sales.enquiries@nats-uk.com for details of the current departure dates applicable to this offer.

  • Grand Canadian Rockies

    Begins in Vancouver, British Columbia and ends in Calgary, Alberta

    10 Days / 9 Nights

    Departures: May, June, July, August and September

    Add this Escorted Tour to planner

    Your Escorted Tour includes

    • Round trip scheduled flights
    • Accommodations as specified
    • 9 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 8 dinners 
    • Air-conditioned motorcoach transportation
    • Services of a Tauck Tour Director
    • Classic tour
    • Coal Harbour, Vancouver

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    • Lac Beauvert, Alberta

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    • Biking in the Rockies

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    • Athabasca Glacier

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    • Rockies Wildlife

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    Day 01

    Arrive Vancouver

    Depart the UK on your chosen scheduled flight to Vancouver. This evening meet your Tauck Tour Director and new travelling companions for a welcome reception and dinner. 

    Hotel: Fairmont Waterfront (Dinner included)

    Day 02

    Vancouver & Victoria

    This morning’s sightseeing tour of Vancouver includes Stanley Park and Chinatown, two of the city's best loved attractions. This afternoon, take the ferry to Vancouver Island where you spend the next two nights in the quaint town of Victoria. Vancouver Island is simply charming, with lots to see and do just a short walk from the hotel.

    Hotel: Hotel Grand Pacific (Breakfast and dinner included)

    Day 03

    Vancouver Island

    Today you journey north and visit famed Butchart Gardens; with its themed displays, it is a horticulturist's dream. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore the sights of Victoria.

    Hotel: Hotel Grand Pacific (Breakfast included)

    Day 04

    Victoria & Flightseeing

    Your morning is free to explore or visit Victoria’s Royal BC Museum. This afternoon fly by floatplane over the Gulf Islands and back to Vancouver, where you have time to explore the historic Gastown district. Then it’s all aboard ‘The Canadian’ for dinner and a Champagne send-off, before commencing your journey by rail into the Rockies. 

    Hotel: The Canadian, VIA Rail (Breakfast and dinner included)

    Day 05

    Canadian Rockies By Rail

    Experience an incredible rail journey, from your seat in the Panorama Car, aboard The Canadian. Towering peaks and glaciers highlight your mountainous route. Arrive for two nights at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in the heart of Jasper National Park. 

    Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

    Day 06

    Jasper

    Enjoy your day at leisure – biking, golfing, swimming or simply absorbing the stunning mountain views. For the more adventurous, try rafting on the Athabasca River. 

    Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Breakfast and dinner included)

    Day 07

    Icefield Parkway

    The Icefield Parkway, from Jasper to Lake Louise, winds between snow-domed peaks and immense hanging glaciers. Ride in a specially designed Ice Explorer on the Athabasca Glacier, part of the Columbia Icefields, the largest mass of ice outside the Arctic Circle. Arrive in Lake Louise late afternoon. 

    Hotel: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

    Day 08

    Banff

    Spend the morning at leisure indulging in the recreational opportunities that Lake Louise affords, before taking the picture-postcard journey to Banff National Park. The discovery of the Cave and Hot Spring Basin by Canadian Pacific Railway workers led to the park’s establishment in the early 1880s.Your castle-like hotel for the next two nights first opened in 1888 and is still resplendent today. 

    Hotel: Fairmont Banff Springs (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

    Day 09

    Bow River Valley

    This morning you may choose to enjoy a float trip along the river at Bow River Valley. This afternoon is yours to explore Banff National Park with 2,500 square miles of valley's, mountains, glaciers, meadows and forests, it is simply stunning. This evening enjoy a farewell dinner with your new friends. 

    Hotel: Fairmont Banff Springs (Breakfast and dinner included)

    Day 10

    Journey Home

    This morning, following breakfast make the final journey from Banff to Calgary Airport where you check-in for your flight back to the UK.

    Prices

    From £3899 per person based on twin occupancy of Standard room. Other room categories available on request.

    Bugaboos Adventure

    Begins and ends in Calgary, Alberta

    7 Days / 6 Nights

    Departures: July and August

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    • Accommodation for 6 nights as specified
    • 6 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 6 dinners 
    • Air-conditioned motorcoach transportation
    • Services of a Tauck Tour Director
    • Classic tour
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    Day 01

    Arrive Calgary

    Depart the UK on your chosen scheduled flight to Calgary. Upon arrival, you’ll travel to The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Located inside Banff National Park, The Fairmont is a luxurious retreat in the breath-taking alpine wilderness. This evening meet your Tauck Director and travelling companions for a welcome reception and dinner. 

    Hotel: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (Dinner included)

    Day 02

    Lake Louise

    You’ll see glistening lakeside views, soaring mountain peaks and majestic glaciers this morning as you walk around with a naturalist guide. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to explore your surroundings. The Fairmont offers activities including canoeing, horseback riding, river rafting, mountain biking, guided hiking and fishing, plus there’s a full service health club and relaxing spa. Enjoy dinner tonight at the hotel.

    Hotel: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (Breakfast and dinner included)

    Day 03

    Purcell Mountains-Bugaboo Adventure

    A morning helicopter ride will take you high into the Purcell Mountains, where you’ll spend the next three nights at the Bugaboo Lodge. This afternoon you’ll embark on a guided hike, where you will be introduced to the lodge’s surrounding nature and spectacular views. Experience home-cooked fare for dinner this evening, followed by a special presentation on mountain climbing.

    Hotel: Bugaboo Lodge (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

    Day 04

    Heli-Hiking Adventure

    Following breakfast, you’ll take off by helicopter for a glacier, ridge or flower-filled meadow, every time the helicopter lands you’ll step into a new and exciting experience. After dinner back at the lodge you’ll be guided through the history of heli-adventures, viewing memorabilia that chronicles the amazing expeditions that have taken place from the Bugaboo Lodge. 

    Hotel: Bugaboo Lodge (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

    Day 05

    Heli-Hiking Adventure

    Back out into alpine Canada today, your helicopter and expert guide will take you to remote landscapes and areas that can only be reached by helicopter. You’ll find yourself amidst chiseled granite spires, snow-capped mountains, ice fields, waterfalls and meadows covered in colourful flowers. The views today are incredible, so make sure your camera is to hand! Dinner tonight is back at the Lodge. 

    Hotel: Bugaboo Lodge (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

    Day 06

    Yoho National Park & Banff

    Following breakfast this morning, you’ll board the helicopter one more time as you leave the Bugaboo Lodge. Experience the beauty of Yoho National Park as you stop for lunch at the Emerald Lake Lodge, before continuing to your hotel, The Fairmont Banff Springs. Styled after a Scottish Baronial Castle, the Fairmont reflects the magnificence of the park and provides exemplary service. This evening you’ll enjoy a farewell dinner with your new found friends and travelling companions.

    Hotel: The Fairmont Banff Springs (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

    Day 07

    Journey Home

    Following breakfast you’ll enjoy the last sights of Banff National Park as you make the final journey to Calgary Airport, where you check-in for your chosen flight back to the UK.

    Prices

    From £3630 per person based on twin occupancy of Standard room. Other room categories available on request. Please note, this price does not include airfares to and from Calgary.

    Canadian Rockies & Glacier National Park

    Begins and ends in Calgary, Alberta

    10 Days / 9 Nights

    Departures: June to September

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    Your Escorted Tour includes

    • Round trip scheduled flights
    • Accommodations as specified
    • 9 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 9 dinners
    • Air-conditioned motorcoach transportation
    • Services of a Tauck Tour Director
    • Classic tour
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    Day 01

    Arrive Calgary

    Depart the UK on your chosen scheduled flight to Calgary. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. This evening, meet your Tauck Tour Director and travelling companions for a Wild West themed welcome reception and dinner. 

    Hotel: Fairmont Palliser (Dinner included)

    Day 02

    Waterton Lakes & Glacier National Park

    Today you visit two national parks on the border of Canada and the USA, Waterton Lakes National Park and Glacier National Park with 50 glaciers, 200 lakes and 1,000 miles of streams. Although rustic, your accommodation for the next two nights are considered to be the best in the parks.

    Hotel: Many Glacier Hotel (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

    Day 03

    'Going-to-the Sun' Road

    After a morning cruise on the alpine lakes, you drive the narrow, curving and spectacular 'Going-to-the-Sun' road. Crossing the Continental Divide, you enjoy majestic peaks, graceful valleys, blue glaciers and alpine wildflowers. Nestled on the shores of the largest lake inside Glacier National Park, your Swiss chalet-style lodge accommodation offers magnificent views.

    Hotel: Lake McDonald Lodge (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

    Day 04

    Kootenay National Park

    Today you're heading into the heart of western Canada’s great timberlands, then continuing into lovely Kootenay National Park through Sinclair Canyon and Radium Hot Springs. Your final destination is Lake Louise, where Victoria Glacier glistens in the waters of the lake. Your hotel, located directly on the lake, offers a picture-postcard setting.

    Hotel: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

    Day 05

    Moraine Lake & Lake Louise

    After a guided trip to Moraine Lake, which is one of the most photographed spots in all of Canada, it's back to your hotel for an afternoon at leisure. Choose to relax in the hotel or hike, kayak or canoe on Lake Louise. Perhaps take one of the guided walks offered by the hotel, to learn about the areas flora and fauna.

    Hotel: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (Breakfast and dinner included)

    Day 06

    Icefields Parkway & Jasper

    Breathtaking Icefields Parkway reveals spectacular scenes of peaks, canyons, waterfalls and glaciers, plus moose, bighorn sheep, mountain goats and bear. Resplendent Jasper Park is your home for the next two nights. 

    Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Breakfast and dinner included)

    Day 07

    Jasper

    Enjoy a full day of leisure in the stunning mountain setting of Jasper. There’s hiking, riding, golfing, white-water rafting or simply lounging at the lakefront lodge. Share your stories with your new found friends tonight at dinner.

    Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Breakfast and dinner included)

    Day 08

    Columbia Icefield

    Today you discover the incredible Columbia Icefield en route to Banff, where you take a ride in a special glacier vehicle on the surface of the Athabasca Glacier. This ice mass spawns a host of rivers that flow into the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic Oceans. 

    Hotel: Fairmont Banff Springs (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

    Day 09

    Banff

    You have the entire day free to enjoy Banff National Park, including the many shops and museums. Nearby activities include canoeing, riding, hiking and golfing, so to be adventurous and head outdoors.

    Hotel: Fairmont Banff Springs (Breakfast and dinner included)

    Day 10

    Journey Home

    After breakfast your journey takes you from Banff to Calgary, where your tour ends at Calgary Airport in time for your return flight to the UK.

    Prices

    From £3920 per person based on twin occupancy of Standard rooms in low season. Other prices available on request. 

  • Grizzly Bears of Knight Inlet

    Vancouver

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    Fly from Vancouver to Campbell River, where your adventure is centred around the grizzly bear and its natural habitat. Knight Inlet is a 100 kilometre fjord, which has been carved by glaciers, offering an incredibly scenic environment for this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Abound with grasses, mussels, barnacles and salmon it provides the perfect conditions for grizzly bears to roam and feed. There are opportunities to view these incredible creatures from the water, as well as on land using the specially constructed viewing platform. You are accompanied by knowledgeable guides who provide insight into the bears that call this region home. Your accommodation for two, three or four nights is provided at Knight Inlet Lodge; a remote rustic lodge which provides a relaxing sanctuary following a busy day outdoors

    Duration: 3 Days

    Prices

    From £1145 per person

    Canadian Photo Adventures

    Banff & Jasper

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    A photo adventure provides a unique way of learning photography skills from award-winning professional photographers, whilst exploring some of the most beautiful locations in the Canadian Rockies. Available for all skill levels, though it is primarily aimed at moderately skilled amateurs or new professionals, as the intention is to teach how to use your camera better.

    By keeping the group sizes small, they can share their expertise between the full group, covering items such as depth of field, composition, light exposure, focus, white balance and high dynamic range. They also discuss post production techniques (including raw and jpg files) along with printing tips and tricks.

    What should you bring:

    • A sturdy tripod & cable release
    • Extra batteries / external hard drive / card reader
    • DSLR or mirrorless camera (with manual mode)
    • Lenses: wide angle (for landscapes) and telephoto (for wildlife)
    • ND, Graduated ND and polarizer filters
    • Clothing to dress in layers, hiking shoes and rain gear

    3 Day Adventure:

    Learn how to take photos both of the scenery, wildlife and night time in this 3 day adventure. Includes 3 nights deluxe accommodation and breakfast and lunch daily. Maximum 5 guests.

    Departs Banff: June 17th, July 22nd, August 19th and September 30th 2017

    Departs Jasper: June 24th 2017

    6 Day Adventure:

    For the more experienced photographer. Visit multiple locations around the Canadian Rockies and learn how to take the ultimate shot. Includes 5 nights deluxe accommodation, breakfast and lunch daily and airport transfers. Maximum 5 guests.

    Departs Banff: June 16th, July 21st, August 18th and 29th 2017

    Departs Jasper: June 23rd, July 28th, September 15th and October 6th 2017

    Prices

    3 Day Adventure - From £1799 per person, based on two adults sharing. Single supplement from £590.

    6 Day Adventure - From £3545 per person, based on two adults sharing. Single supplement from £985. 

    Bluewater Adventures Nature Cruises

    Vancouver

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    Explore the wonderfully scenic coastline of British Columbia and southeast Alaska aboard 70ft yachts, accommodating a maximum of 15 guests, and discover ancient native villages, primeaval forests and amazing coastal wildlife with like-minded travellers. With over 35 years' experience operating nature cruises, Bluewater Adventures provide a world-class experience. Featuring unique and remote destinations, these wilderness and wildlife eco-tours are exciting expeditions you will never forget!

     

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    The Great Bear Rainforest - 7 night voyage
    Search for the all-white Spirit Bear, grizzly bear and wolf in an area both remote and dramatic. See whales, waterfalls and remote native villages.

    Departs from Bella Bella and Prince Rupert.

    Sailing dates: August 27th - September 3rd 2017, August 28th - September 4th 2017, September 4th to September 11th 2017, September 5th - September 12th 2017, September 12th - September 19th 2017, September 13th - September 20th 2017, September 20th - September 27th 2017, September 21st - September 28th 2017, September 28th - October 5th 2017, September 29th - October 6th 2017, October 6th - October 13th 2017, October 7th - October 14th 2017

    From £3680 per person.

    Canadian Gulf Islands - 4 night voyage
    This short cruise allows exploration of the beautiful Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, where you can witness Porpoise, hundreds of seals, and seal lions out on the rocks.

    Departs from Sidney.

    Sailing dates: October 18th - October 22nd 2017

    From £1795 per person.

    Southeast Alaska - 10 night voyage
    Discover the incredible humpback whales of Frederick Sound, the bears of Anan Creek and Admiralty Island, and magnificent glaciers cascading into the sea.

    Departs from Prince Rupert and Petersburg.

    Sailing dates: June 7th - June 14th 2017, June 16th - June 25th 2017, June 27th - July 4th 2017 , July 4th - July 14th 2017, July 6th - July 13th 2017, July 15th - July 25th 2017, July 26th - August 4th 2017, August 7th - August 14th 2017, August 16th - August 23rd 2017, August 26th - September 4th 2017

    From £3299 per person.

    Northern Vancouver Island - 6 night voyage
    Observe orcas and humpback whales feeding in Johnstone Strait, visit the U'Mista Cultural Centre in Alert Bay and explore the Broughton Archipelago Marine Park.

    Departs from Port McNeil.

    Sailing dates: July 29th - August 4th 2017, August 5th - August 11th 2017, August 12th - August 18th 2017, August 19th - August 25th 2017

    From £2985 per person.

    Khutzeymateen North Coast -4 & 6 night voyage
    Travel protected 'Inside Passage', exploring for bear, whales and remote native villages.

    Departs from Prince Rupert.

    Sailing dates: May 17th - May 21st 2017, May 22nd - May 28th 2017, May 29th - June 4th 2017, August 20th - August 26th 2017

    From £2229 per person.

    Haida Gwaii - 7 & 8 night voyages
    Explore the Gwaii Hannas National Park Reserve and see ancient native Haida villages, an abundance of incredible wildlife and outstanding wilderness scenery.

    Departs from Sandpit.

    Sailing dates: May 9th - May 17th 2017, May 16th - May 24th 2017, May 25th - June 2nd 2017, June 2nd - June 10th 2017, June 7th - June 15th 2017, June 10th - June 18th 2017, June 15th - June 23rd 2017, June 18th - June 26th 2017, June 23rd - July 1st 2017, June 27th - July 4th 2017, July 4th - July 11th 2017, July 11th - July 18th 2017, July 18th - July 25th 2017, July 26th - August 2nd 2017, August 2nd - August 9th 2017, August 9th - August 16th 2017, August 16th - August 23rd 2017

    From £3390 per person.

    Zipline Adventures with Ziptrek Ecotours

    Whistler

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     Reach speeds of upto 50mph as you soar through the trees on a Ziptrek adventure. Weaving through the forest canopy, you will be at one with nature, as you zig-zag across the rushing waters of Fitzsimmons Creek. Connected by a combination of suspension bridges, treetop observation platforms and forest floor trails, some of the adrenaline rushing ziplines are 15 stories high and 2000 feet long. The views are unbeatable, and those brave enough can even hang themselves upside down! Choose one of the tow routes which include five ziplines, or join both together for the ultimate adventure.

    Duration: 3 Hours

    Prices

    From £60 per adult and £50 per child

    CMH Heli-Hiking Adventure

    Banff

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    Widely regarded as the ultimate outdoor experience, a heli-hiking adventure envelops you in pristine wilderness. Choose a three night experience staying at Bugaboo Lodge or Bobbie Burns Lodge; both unique, rustic lodges nestled in a remote locations 180 and 194 kilometres west of Banff respectively, or a six night combination of both properties. A helicopter flight takes you high into the Columbia Mountain Range over lakes, glaciers, meadows and forests to commence your daily hike in the safe supervision of a dedicated and professional guide. Choose a classic hike, a high-flying adventure or a specially designed family experience.   

    Duration: 4 Days

    Each experience is handcrafted to the guest's specific needs and expectations, offering a unique, personalised service. This three night experience stays at Bugaboo Lodge, a lodge nestled in a remote location 180km west of Banff. A helicopter flight takes you high into the Columbia Mountain Range over lakes, glaciers, meadows and forests to commence your daily hike in the safe supervision of a dedicated and professional guide. A six night experience as well as specially designed 'family adventure' dates are also available.

     

    Prices

    From £2999 per adult and £2220 per child

    Columbia Icefield Experience

    Banff

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    This fabulous, full day tour takes you into the heart of Icefields Parkway, rated one of the most scenic highways in the world. Discover the Glacier Trail, carved by glaciers during the ice age, and hear about the early pioneers who opened up these valleys whilst battling the natural elements of the vast wilderness. Following an Alpine picnic, you’ll see both Athabasca Glacier and Columbia Icefields before joining an Ice Explorer Tour out onto the magnificent glacier. A brief photo stop is made at Lake Louise during the journey back to Banff. Similar tours from Calgary, Lake Louise and Jasper are also available.

    Duration: 9 Hours

    Prices

    From £165 per adult and £85 per child

    Banff Trail Riders

    Banff

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    Enjoy a truly western heritage experience in Banff National Park, by taking a trail ride which follows one of the historic routes made in the 1920s by the original Canadian Rockies explorers. With over 300 horses, Banff Trail Riders are able to match the perfect horse to each rider, ensuring a safe and memorable experience. Ranging from one to seven hours, there’s a myriad of trail options available, with the two hour Sundance Loop being ideal for those with limited time. Saddle up at the stables, before riding through the Cave & Basin; the original hot springs, and along beautiful Bow River. Picture-perfect scenery surrounds your climb up Sulphur Mountain and around the Windy Knoll viewpoint. An evening covered wagon and trail ride, which offers the opportunity of trying your hand at calf roping and includes a BBQ dinner, is also available.

    Duration: 2.5 Hours

    Prices

    From £65 per person

    Tofino Boat Tours

    Tofino

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    • Tofino Bear Watching

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    • Tofino Whale Watching

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    • Tofino Sheltered Fishing

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    Experts in sightseeing boat tours, Tofino Tours offers a wide range of unique wildlife experiences that showcase everything this area of British Columbia has to offer. Relax on a 30 minute Coastal Bear Watch tour, exploring the fjords of Clayoquot Sound, whilst watching the shores for bears that forage for food in the intertidal zone. For marine enthusiasts, a whale watching tour of Clayoquot Sound makes an ideal choice, on the lookout for grey, humpback and killer whales, in addition to sea lions, sea birds and the resident bald eagles. Both tours are taken on comfortable covered vessels, for a safe and comfortable journey. Should you wish to test your fishing skills, Tofino Tours also offer a Clayoquot Sound fishing expedition. Expertise is not required, as the tour remains close to shore allowing even the most novice fisherman an opportunity to hook Salmon, Cod or Rock Fish.

    Tofino Bear Watching

    Duration: 2.5 Hours

    A relaxing 30 minute boat ride from Tofino takes you through the inside passages to the North East side of Meares Island to Tofino Inlet.

    The elevated viewing platforms from the specially designed vessels provide vantage points allowing for unobstructed sightseeing.

    The best times to see the Black Bear, is when the sun is rising or is lower in the sky. After emerging from their winter rest they have great need to feed on the shorelines from spring through to autumn.

    Enjoy your morning tea, and the fresh air of Clayoquot Sound as you marvel at the sight of the Black Bears turning over rocks 
in their search for food which often includes crab and other beings along the beaches.

    These journeys often do not end at the Black Bear! It is also common to see Bald Eagles, California Sea Lions, Harbour Seals, Habour Porpoise and other amazing animals and scenic views on the Bear Watching Tours. So, keep your cameras ready, as you never know when perfect shot may appear!

    Tofino Whale Watching

    Duration: 2.5-3 Hours

    Take to the waters and see the Gray whales, orcas and humpback whales at play.

    In spring, Gray whales, leave their wintering grounds of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula to feed as far north as Alaska. Some remain here to feed. These gentle giants are a common sight from March until late October, making Tofino a great place for whale watching, spring, summer and early fall. The transient orcas are found in these waters during the spring, summer and fall months and are a spectacle to witness in the wild.

    Come summer, Humpback whales, travel east from Maui. Enormous, majestic, and mysteriously fond of breaching, a humpback shattering the surface of the water is a truly unforgettable sight.

    Prices

    Tofino Bear Watching

    From £88 per adult & £69 per child (12 years old and younger)

    Tofino Whale Watching

    From £88 per adult & £69 per child (12 years old and under)

    Vancouver Foodie Tours

    Vancouver

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    Providing a unique introduction to the city, and the international influences which create its gastronomic treats, Vancouver Foodie Tours operate a choice of four walking tours. Choose from Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Tour, Granville Island Market Tour, Gastronomic Gastown Tour and World’s Best Food Truck Tour, each ranging from two to three hours.

    World's Best Food Truck Tour

    Duration: 2 Hours (From 11am to 1pm)

    Start out with the taste of the prized Berkshire pork hot dog covered in a secret sauce from the famous Japadog hot dog cart. Hop over to the Vancouver food truck that is hailed as being the best on the street. Here you sample fluffy Indian naan bread topped with fine butter chicken. Taste the hot smoked wild salmon from the little Vancouver tuck before heading to Vancouver’s chic shopping street for a delicious hoisin chicken wrap, chocolate Diabolo cookies and more.

    Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Tour

    Duration: 3 Hours (2pm to 5pm)

    Treat your discerning taste buds to a slice of heaven on The Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Tour, which showcases some of the best food in Vancouver and introduces you to the culinary talents behind the scenes. The gastronomic adventure includes 14 tastings including three drink pairings, a five course tasting menu with educational anecdotes, and the opportunity of meeting chefs, owners and food artisans. From award-winning dim sum to pulled pork and beer pairings to the best gelato and sorbetto in North America, this three hour tour highlights the variety of great cuisine in this multi-cultural city.

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    World's Best Food Truck Tour

    From £47 per person.

    Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Tour

    From £72 per person for non alcoholic pairings

    From £95 per person for alcoholic pairings

    Edmonton Bike and Segway Tours

    Edmonton

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    • Edmonton's Scenic River Valley

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    Located in Edmonton, on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River, River Valley Adventures are experts in exploring the city’s great outdoors. Enjoy a Segway tour, gliding effortlessly through the park, whether new to Segway adventures or a seasoned pro as beginner and advanced routes are available to suit all abilities. In warmer months, take out a top of the range Rocky Mountain bike, whilst a fat bike makes the better choice in harsher weather conditions, to explore over 480 kilometres of trails. If you prefer your own stride, try a running tour to the top of Louise McKinnery Park, which showcases beautiful views of the River Valley. Tours are escorted by a Park Expert who enlightens you with facts and trivia about this fascinating city.  

    Edmonton Segway Tour

    Duration: 1 Hour

    The River Valley Adventure Co. Segway tours showcase the beautiful Edmonton River Valley as guests effortlessly glide through the park on the Segway. Tours run all year round allowing guests to enjoy the blooming spring buds, breathtaking lush summer greenery, the stunning autumn colours and winter wonderland. The tour is led by a Park Expert whom will enlighten you with facts and trivia about the City of Edmonton.  

    Edmonton Bike Tours

    Duration: 1 Hour

    Whether you are looking for a workout or just want to enjoy a leisurely ride, River Valley Adventure Co. offer top of the line Rocky Mountain bikes for you to explore over 480 km of trails throughout the city.  Highlights include the North Saskatchewan River and the TransCanada Trail, the longest continuous trail in North America!

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    Edmonton Segway Tour

    Prices from £39 per person

    Participants must be 14+ years (under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult) and over 60lbs.

    Edmonton Bike Tour

    Prices from £17 per person

    No children's bikes available.

    Alpine Helicopter Tours

    Canmore, Kelowna and Drumheller

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    Some of the most dramatic views of Western Canada can only be experienced from the sky. Alpine Helicopters have been operating scenic flights for over 50 years. They offer exemplary service and a choice of tours from three locations. Take in breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains on a departure from Canmore, the stunning lakefront wineries when departing from Kelowna and scenic tours of the Alberta Badlands when flying from Drumheller.

    Three Sisters Peaks

    Duration: 12 minutes

    What better way to enjoy the amazing beauty of Alberta than with a bird's eye view? Soaring high above the Goat and Sundance Mountain ranges, the mountain peaks, alpine meadows and pristine lakes are a true spectacle. A number of sensational flights are available, some with heli-hiking opportunities which take you up to locations not accessible by land. Departing from Canmore, located between Calgary and Banff, Alpine Helicopters offer a safe and exhilarating adventure.

    Royal Canadian

    Duration: 25 minutes

    The Royal Canadian is an extension of the Three Sisters Peaks Tour. Your journey will take you to new heights through the Goat Range Pass and along the Sundance Range of Banff National Park where you will see mountain peaks, alpine meadows and pristine lakes. An extraordinary adventure not to be missed!

    Mt.Assiniboine Tour

    Duration: 30 minutes

    This sensational flight transports you to the “Matterhorn of the Canadian Rockies" which rises majestically to 3,611 meters (11,870 feet) along the Great Divide. The surrounding glaciers and icefalls will astound you and capture your imagination where you will get up close and personal with the Gloria Glacier as it tumbles off of Mount Assiniboine. This is an experience you will not forget!

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    Three Sisters Peaks Tour

    From £84 per person

    Royal Canadian Tour

    From £165 per person

    Mt. Assiniboine Tour

    From £199 per person

    Wilderness River Safari

    Blue River

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    A Wilderness River Safari is an unmissable one hour adventure. Board a specially-designed jet boat for an exciting river safari through Grizzly Bear Valley, in the heart of the world's only inland temperate rainforest. The eco-friendly boats voyage through mountain glaciers and jade-coloured waters in search of bear, moose, eagle and osprey. Informative narrative includes detail on the areas flora and fauna, and the journey glides alongside waterfalls formed by the toppling powder from snow-capped mountains. 

    Duration: 1 Hour

    Prices

    From £35 per adult & £18 per child (aged 5-15 years)

    Banff Adventures

    Banff

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    • Voyager Canoe Tour

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    • Kicking Horse Classic

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    Take in the beauty of Banff National Park whilst encountering a complete river experience on one of Banff Adventures incredible water-based tours. Offering adventures though the upper, middle and lower canyons, where the water conditions vary, allows everyone to take part whatever their fitness and ability. Taking a little over two hours, Kicking Horse Classic begins calmly, allowing rafters to familiarise themselves with the raft and paddles, before venturing into the mighty rapids of the middle canyon. As Kicking Horse Canyon narrows, the waves build, taking rafters on a journey through Class IV rapids and finishing 20 kilometres downstream. There is also a mild rafting trip, which lasts just one hour and is perfect for families seeking calmer waters. For a more serene water adventure, try the Voyageur Canoe Tour. Float down Bow River, marveling at Mother Nature whilst your tours guide entertains with stories of the history of canoeing as well as interesting local facts.

    Kicking Horse Classic

    Duration: 3 - 7 Hours

    Boasting thrills for every experience level, the Kicking Horse River has all the ingredients for an unforgettable rafting adventure! The Kicking Horse Classic covers 24kms in five hours. Starting in the calmer sections of the Kicking Horse River in Yoho National Park, you learn to work as a team in the cool glacial waters. After a riverside BBQ lunch, the afternoon is spent in the Middle Canyon, where trickier class 3 and 4 rapids are waiting to be tackled.

    Voyager Canoe Tour

    Duration: 1.5 Hours

    Experience the thrill of paddling in a Voyageur canoe. Relive the late
    1800′s when these boats were used to transport pelts during the fur
    trade era. This Canoe Tour on the Bow River in Banff is a fun & interactive way to explore the waterways of Banff National Park. Perfect for families. No paddling experience necessary.

    Prices

    Kicking Horse Classic

    From £80 per person.

    Voyager Canoe Tour

    From £30 per person.

    Meares Island Sea Kayaking

    Tofino

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    Launching from Tofino, the west coast wilderness sits just a short paddle across the harbour. At one with your sea kayak, your voyage of discovery takes you into the quiet inlets and amongst the ancient coastal rainforest of Clayoquot Sound, surrounding you with spell-binding scenery and amazing wildlife. On arrival at Meares Island, land the kayaks ready for a short hike into the rainforest, where native giant cedar trees accompany to the small village of Opitsaht which is rich in the native history of this area of British Columbia.

    Duration: 4 Hours

    Prices

    From £60 per person

    The Great Bear Rainforest

    Vancouver

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    • Spirit Bear

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    • Bald Eagle

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    • Great Bear Rainforest

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    The Great Bear Rainforest is the largest piece of intact temperate rainforest that remains on our planet, and it is here that the Kitasoo/Xia’xais First Nation have lived for centuries, sharing the land with the very special creature they refer to as moskgm’ol - the white spirit bear. A stay at Spirit Bear Lodge opens up the opportunity of seeing these incredible bears for yourself, in addition to grizzly bears and bald eagles. Following a flight from Vancouver to Bella Bella and water taxi to the lodge, check in for a three, four or five night adventure. Guided excursions, educational lodge lectures and all meals are included in this very special experience.

    Duration: 4, 5 or 6 Days

    Prices

    From £2035 per person, for a three night stay, based on two sharing a twin room.

    From £2470 per person, for a four night stay, based on two sharing a twin room.

    From £2900 per person, for a five night stay, based on two sharing a twin room.

    Campbell River Fishing Adventure

    Vancouver

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    • River Fishing

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    • Salmon Fishing

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    • Sea Fishing

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    Perfect for either the professional or novice fisherman, this three night excursion immerses you in what is renowned to be one of the best places to fish in the world. A floatplane from Vancouver transports you to Campbell River, with a final destination of Bones Bay Lodge. Sitting in the lower reaches of Knight Inlet, an ample opportunity of daily catches bring you out onto the water. Fish the migrating runs of all five species of Pacific Salmon, or bottom fish for Halibut, Ling Cod and Rock Fish, whilst watching for a playful seal or a Humpback whale breaching in the icy waters. Use of the lodges equipment, along with the expert guidance of private guides is included in the package.

    Duration: 4 Days

    Day 1

    Depart Vancouver mid-morning. You will be met upon arrival for check-in and a guest orientation with quick tour of the resort/float lodge followed by lunch prepared with the Chef’s sampling of delectable West Coast delights. After getting outfitted with all-weather gear, enjoy your first 3-5 hour salmon fishing tour. Return to the lodge for dinner. Evening at leisure.

    Day 2

    After an early breakfast, board cruisers for an all-day salmon/halibut/ bottom fishing trip up Knight Inlet. En route, observe and photograph wildlife including bald eagles, blue herons, purpoises, whales and possibly a black or grizzly bear along the shores. Boxed lunch will be provided. Return to the lodge for dinner and some storytelling. Evening at leisure.

    Day 3

    After an early breakfast, board cruisers for an all-day salmon/halibut /bottom fishing. Boxed lunch is included. Enjoy a stop in historic Telegraph Cove (gift shops available) before returning to the lodge for dinner and some more storytelling. Evening at leisure.

    Day 4

    After an early breakfast, board cruisers for a 4-6 hour salmon/halibut /bottom fishing tour. Return to the lodge for lunch and then pack for your departure and check-out. Arrive back into Vancouver late afternoon to early evening, weather permitting.

    Prices

    From £2265 per person based on two sharing a twin room.

    Victoria Whale Watching

    Victoria

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    • Orca Whale Watching

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    • Views from the vessel

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    Choose to take to the water in the covered Orca Spirit boat or to get wet aboard the open 12 passenger Zodiac. Both vessels soar through the waves to one of three resident Orca pods, where you'll get the opportunity to see the resident Orca whales in all their glory. All tours are accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, who will answer all your questions about these magnificent creatures.

    Duration: 3 Hours

    Prices

    From £79 per adult and £59 per child.

    Vancouver City Tour

    Vancouver

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    • Granville Public Market

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    • Nitobe Memorial Gardens

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    • Capilano Suspension Bridge

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    Explore the highlights which make the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver so popular on a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. Experience a fully narrated tour aboard vintage double-decker and retro open air buses, calling at 20 great attraction stops, including Stanley Park, Granville Island, China Town, Robson Street and the Waterfront. The two day pass allows you to board Big Pink tours as often as you please with the flexibility to disembark where and when you choose.

    Duration: 2 Day Pass

    Prices

    From £46 per adult and £29 per child

    Victoria City Tour

    Victoria

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    • Legislative Buildings

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    • Beacon Hill Park

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    • Lower Johnston Street

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    This 90-minute, fully narrated Victoria city tour is a great way to see the famous landmarks of the city, and learn about the fascinating history behind them. Discover Victoria's lovely homes and gardens, the Legislative Buildings, Chinatown, Beacon Hill Park, Craigdarroch Castle, the residental area of Oak Bay, and other historical points.

    Duration: 1.5 Hours

    Prices

    From £25 per adult, £12 per child (5-12 years)

    Peak 2 Peak Gondola

    Whistler

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    Spanning the distance between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, the new world record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola is a breathtaking, 4.4 kilometre journey to infinite possibilities. Redefining the Whistler summer experience by creating limitless new ways to get up-close-and personal with the mountains, this engineering marvel breaks three world records. Also, visit the Peak to Peak Viewing Gallery, a raised walkway that gives you the opportunity to see the gondola’s engineering and inner workings.

    Duration: 11 Minutes on the Gondola

    Prices

    From £40 per adult and £20 per child.

    Whistler Snowmobile Tour

    Whistler

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    • Snowmobile Tour, Whistler

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    • Olympic Plaza

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    Whether you're a novice or a pro, a snowmobile tour is lots of fun and we have a selection for you to choose from. They vary in duration, time of day, level of ability and destination, but each offers spectacular scenery and dramatic landscapes.

    Duration: 3 Hours

    Callaghan Cruiser Snowmobile Tour - beginners level

    Journey through the pristine Callaghan Valley to the historic NorthAir Goldmine site for a fabulous introduction to the backcountry. Follow wide, winding trails to an open play area, the perfect mix of easy riding and spectacular scenery - ideal for first time snowmobilers and families.
    Blackcomb Mountain Safari Snowmobile Tour - intermediate level

    Be thrilled by the sensation of driving or share the experiences with a friend as you embark on a classic après event at 6000ft. Escape the winter shadows as you meander through old growth forest at dusk, then onto the mid mountain playground and charming Crystal Hut. After some warming treats step onto the balcony of the rustic alpine cabin to enjoy views as the last light of the day slips into snow covered peaks of the Coast Mountain Range.
    Wilderness Run Snowmobile Tour - intermediate level

    Carve your way through the remote backcountry of the Callighan Valley, where rugged wilderness surrounds you. Ride through deep-forested trails and across frozen lakes, experiencing awe-inspiring scenery and the freedom of a snowmobile journey.

    Fondue by Snowmobile - intermediate level

    For an exclusive dining experience journey to the quaint and charming Crystal Hut, perched atop Blackcomb Mountain at 6000ft. Be treated to the chef's local interpretation of a traditional candle-lit fondue dinner accompanied by fine wine, followed by freshly baked fruit pie served hot from the wood fired oven. From the deck of the rustic cabin you can enjoy the rich array of alpine colours and panoramic views of the surrounding Coast Mountain Range. The evening is completed with live entertainment featuring local musicians.

    Backcountry X Snowmobile Tour - advanced level

    This is the BIG mountain experience for those with previous snowmobile skills. Combining pristine rugged wilderness, fresh deep powder snow and a ride designed to enhance your style, challenge your skills and push your limits.

    Prices

    Callaghan Cruiser Snowmobile Tour - beginners level
    From £150 per person (single rider)
    From £115 per person (two sharing)

    Blackcomb Mountain Safari Snowmobile Tour - intermediate level
    From £150 per person (single rider)
    From £120 per person (two sharing)

    Wilderness Run Snowmobile Tour - intermediate level
    From £165 per person (single rider)
    From £140 per person (two sharing)

    Fondue by Snowmobile - intermediate level
    From £185 per person (single rider)
    From £160 per person (two sharing)

    Backcountry X Snowmobile Tour - advanced level
    From £230 per person (single rider)

    Glacier Skywalk

    Columbia Icefield

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    The experience begins with a five minute scenic transfer by coach from the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre. Take your time to journey along the Discovery Trail; a fully-accessible, cliff-edge walkway that extends along the Sunwapta Valley where you’ll see hints from life thousands of years ago along with mountain and glacial vistas. Finally, you step onto the glass-floored observation platform for a unique perspective of the Sunwapta Valley 280m below.

    Prices

    From £28 per adult and £15 per child.