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Brilliant British Columbia – Tofino, Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler

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Total 14 nights

Day 1
Arrival Vancouver

Depart London Heathrow - 1240
Arrive Vancouver International - 1400
Journey Time - 9 hours 20 minutes
(Please note: Flight times are subject to change)

Upon arrival into Vancouver transfer (included) to your hotel. Balance of day at leisure.

Overnight - Vancouver

Day 2

The day is yours to discover the coastal city of Vancouver. Canada's third-largest metropolitan centre, Vancouver is a busy port with a multi-cultural ambiance. The spectacular setting invites you outdoors; explore the restaurants, shopping, galleries and museums, nightlife, entertainment and more.

Overnight - Vancouver

Day 3
Vancouver to Whistler
122 km

This morning pick up your rental car from downtown Vancouver at 9:00 am and depart 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 by early afternoon.

Overnight - Whistler

Day 4

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 café’s and restaurants in this European inspired alpine village. Experience the beauty of Whistler Blackcomb’s alpine environment via the 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.

Overnight - Whistler

Day 5
Whistler to Egmont

Return down the Sea to Sky Highway to Horseshoe Bay and sail for 45 minutes (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 Langdale disembark the ferry and drive the leisurely and stunningly scenic route through forests and coastal fishing villages to your overnight accommodation.

Overnight - Egmont

Day 6
Sunshine Coast

The beautiful natural landscape of Canada's Pacific Coast will allow you to take part in an abundance of outdoor adventures

Overnight - Egmont

Day 7
Egmont to Quadra Island

Today, travel north to Earls Cove for a 50 minute ferry ride (included) to Saltery Bay. Continue following the coast to Powell River to board another BC Ferry service (ferry toll included) across the strait of Georgia to Vancouver Island. Continue north to Campbell River and your destination Quadra Island.

Overnight - Quadra Island

Day 8
Eco Wilderness Cruise into Desolation Sound

By zodiac, cruise through the breathtaking Desolation Sound and enjoy the majesty of Toba Inlet to seek out Black Bears in their natural habitat (included).

Overnight - Quadra Island

Day 9
Quadra Island to Tofino

Depart Quadra Island on a short ferry ride (included) to Vancouver Island and head south west to Tofino on Vancouver Island’s 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, visit 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 Tofino around midafternoon.

Overnight - Tofino

Day 10

You may wish to walk along 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. Midafternoon enjoy a 3 hour whale watching cruise (included) through 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.

Overnight - Tofino

Day 11

Enjoy another day in Tofino

Overnight - Tofino

Day 12
Tofino to Victoria

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 giant murals which adorn the exterior walls throughout the town and Duncan the “City of Totems”. If time permits, visit Quw’utsun’ Heritage Village which provides you with an insight into the lives of the northwest coast people (seasonal hours - admission not included).

Overnight - Victoria

Day 13
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 woolens and China, Admission is included to Butchart Gardens with its 50 acre display of magnificent colour.

Overnight - Victoria

Day 14
Victoria to Vancouver

Leaving Victoria drive north to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal for a 90 mile ferry ride (ferry toll included) to Tsawwassen. On board BC Ferries enjoy the scenery of the Gulf Island as you cross the Strait of Georgia. From Tsawwassen continue on to downtown Vancouver where you will drop off your rental car at approximately 16:00.

Overnight - Vancouver

Day 15
Vancouver Departure

Check-out from your Vancouver hotel and take a private transfer (included) to Vancouver International Airport, where your vacation ends.

Depart Vancouver International - 2040
Arrive London Heathrow - 1350*
Journey Time - 9 hours 10 minutes
(Please note: Flight times are subject to change)

*Arrive next day

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British Columbia is like a country of it's own and is a state of dramatic contrasts. Be in awe of the views from atop mountains or feel the warmth of a sun-baked desert. Lie on the beach or expereince the beauty of the historic rainforests. British Columbia is a four season destination and offers fantastic natural sights along as vibrant, modern cities.


All accommodations offer a good middle range standard of accommodation and facilities and as always with our accommodation, little or no compromise on location.  We're able to offer a flexible approach when selecting your accommodation, so if you would like something specific, or maybe a touch of luxury please speak to a member of our team who will happily offer advice and suggestions.

Sometimes the accommodations named in an itinerary are not available at the time of the booking. Under these circumstances, Complete North America will book alternative accommodations of a similar standard. Such changes will be confirmed to you in writing at the time of booking confirmation. If you are not completely happy with the alternative properties we will happily discuss all other possibilities with you.

Financial Protection

By booking this complete package with Complete North America you benefit from reduced rates on flights, accommodation and car rental along with complete financial protection. Package holidays are sold by Complete North America Limited as a member of the Hays Travel Independence Group. All payments will be handled by Hays Travel Limited and will be financially protected by the Civil Aviation Authority under Hays Travel Limited's ATOL Number 10531. The ATOL scheme ensures that you will not lose the money you have paid over and will not be stranded abroad should the ATOL holder fail.

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Note: ‘From’ prices are per person based on 2 people sharing one room travelling in low season and are subject to availability. Click the 'Quick Enquiry' tab above or call us today on 0115 9610590 for an instant price based on your specific travel dates / travel party requirements

Nights Prices From...£2499£2699
2VancouverRosedale on Robson - One Bedroom SuiteWestin Bayshore
2WhistlerAava Whistler Hotel - Deluxe RoomHilton Whistler Resort - Hilton Room
2EgmontWest Coast Wilderness Resort - Forest View SuiteWest Coast Wilderness Resort - Ocean View Suite
2Quadra IslandApril Point ResortApril Point Resort
3Tofino / UclueletBest Western Tin Wis ResortBlack Rock Oceanfront Resort - Studio
2VictoriaChateau Victoria - Traditional RoomInn at Laurel Point - Laurel Wing Room
1VancouverRosedale on Robson - One Bedroom SuiteWestin Bayshore


'Brilliant British Columbia' inclusions:

  • Scheduled non-stop flights
  • UK & Canada Airport taxes
  • Accommodation - 14 nights as mentioned or similar
  • 12 day compact car rental based on Avis Canada ‘Fully Inclusive’ Rate - Unlimited Mileage, LDW, $1 Million (CAD) Third Party Liability Insurance Coverage, 1 Additional Driver, PST/GST, Airport Contract Fees. LDW may exclude a non-waivable amount of damage. (Excludes Satellite Navigation System – please ask for details if you would like us to include for you).
  • Private airport transfers in Vancouver
  • BC Ferries tolls for vehicle & passengers
  • Peak to Peak Gondola Ride in Whistler
  • Zodiac Eco Tour into Desolation Sound
  • Whale Watching Tour in Clayoquot Sound
  • Admission to the Butchart Gardens
  • Exclusive travel documentation portfolio including personalised maps, itinerary and driver directions along with all applicable tickets and vouchers.

Extra Fees

Some hotels now charge an in house daily 'resort fee' which covers things like WiFi, local shuttle service, business & fitness centres, steam room etc. irrespective of if any/all of these services are used. Hotels may also charge for parking be that self parking or valet parking. Where applicable, such fees are not included in your prepaid cost and payable by yourselves directly to hotel at check out.


Please do remember we can work on any number of variations of this itinerary to suit your own individual requirements, the possibilities are endless… Please just give us a call on 0115 9610590 or drop us a line - tell us what you'd like and we'll do the rest!

Hotel Availability

Sometimes the hotels named in this itinerary are not available at the time of booking. Under these circumstances Complete North America will book alternative accommodation of a similar standard. Such changes will be confirmed in writing to you at the time of booking confirmation. If you are not completely happy with the alternative hotel we will happily discuss other possibilities with you in the same location.


Canadian mountain weather can be changeable year round however the optimum time to travel to the region where adverse weather conditions are least likely to affect your enjoyment of the region is May 01st - September 15th. We are able to provide tailored itineraries and costs for any visit outside of this period when we will suggest adjustments to the itinerary or accommodation selected. We can of course tailor an itinerary to take full advantage of the quite beautiful winter season when Canada takes it's place as one of the world leaders in winter sports and activities.

Best days to travel, seat assignments, special requests and flight upgrades
British Airways operate non-stop flights daily to and from Vancouver so subject to availability you can select the travel date that best suits you. Should you wish to fly with an alternative carrier we would also be happy to prepare a quote for you. Where available we will be delighted to take care of any special meal requests on your flights (vegetarian, child meals etc) – please discuss with us at the time of booking. We have exceptional deals on upgrades with British Airways to World Traveller Plus, Club World and FIRST. We have discounted prices for British Airways regional flights to Heathrow, please ask for details and if you are flying from Northern Ireland or Republic of Ireland.

Ready to  Book?

Call our booking line on 0115 961 0590 (Mon-Fri. 09.00-18.00 or Sat 10.00-17.00) or email us.
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