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Package overview

Take an adventure of a lifetime to explore some of the best highlights of coastal BC and beyond. Your adventure begins on Vancouver Island, where you will take an excursion with Homalco Tours to see remarkable marine mammals, before continuing to the small fishing community of Port Hardy, to depart on a world famous 16-hour cruise along the breathtaking Inside Passage.

Spend time exploring the rugged beauty of BC in Prince Rupert, before driving through Interior BC. Treat yourself by basking in award-winning wines, gorgeous lakes and warm temperatures of the Okanagan. Enjoy a wine-tasting tour and gourmet lunch, and then head back home to Metro Vancouver. 

TEN NIGHTS

+ FERRY

+ WILDLIFE TOUR

+ WINE TOUR

FROM $1,979

+ taxes and fees, per person based on double occupancy

Package includes:

  • Ten nights' hotel in seven destinations
  • Two sailings: One-way ferry between Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island, and between Port Hardy and Prince Rupert for two adults and one vehicle
  • Ferry reservations
  • Wildlife excursion with Homalco Tours in Campbell River
  • Wine tour, tastings, and gourmet lunch with Top Cat Tours in Osoyoos
  • Free breakfast at select hotels

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planning your 2021 adventure.
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Map & itinerary

DAY 1

Metro Vancouver to Campbell River

Your adventure begins on a panoramic BC Ferries sailing to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, before you disembark and take a scenic coastal drive north. Stop at Parksville, Coombs or Miracle Beach Provincial Park as you make your way to Campbell River. Try craft beers and west-coast cuisine at a local pub or restaurant.

Lodging: Comfort Inn and Suites Campbell River

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DAY 2

Cambell River to Port Hardy

Start your day by joining Homalco Wildlife & Cultural Tours on a 4-hour whale-watching excursion to lookout for humpbacks, orcas, porpoises, dolphins, sea lions, otters, bald eagles and other marine wildlife. In the afternoon, drive to Port Hardy for the evening.

Lodging: Quarterdeck Resort and Marina
Homalco Tour Upgrades: Great Bears of Bute or People, Land, Water 

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DAY 3

Inside Passage Cruise to Prince Rupert

Relax on a breathtaking 16-hour Inside Passage cruise from Port Hardy to Prince Rupert. Enjoy the amenities onboard, and relax as the ferry winds its way through glacial fjords and past rugged coastal rainforests. Look out for otters, seals, eagles and other wildlife living in the lush landscape.

Lodging: Crest Hotel
 

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DAY 4

Prince Rupert

Spend today exploring the many activities and sights that Prince Rupert has to offer! Go fishing for salmon or halibut, take a walk on a local trail, visit some of the shops in the town centre, take some canoes out on the water, or visit some historic sites. 

Lodging: Crest Hotel

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DAY 5

Prince Rupert to Smithers

Grab brunch in Prince Rupert before taking a scenic drive alongside the mighty Skeena River, parallel to Highway 16, on your way to the small town of Smithers.

Lodging: Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge

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DAY 6

Smithers to Quesnel

Start your day with a hearty breakfast and then set out on a scenic drive through BC's Interior to Quesnel. Stop to look at glaciers, waterfalls and mountains along the way.

Lodging: Quality Inn & Suites Quesnel

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DAY 7

Quesnel to Kelowna

Spend the morning in Quesnel, making a stop at the historic Fraser River Foot Bridge, before continuing on to Kelowna. After you check in to the hotel, head downtown and enjoy an evening along the waterfront.

Lodging: Coast Capri Hotel

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DAY 8

Kelowna

Wake up in the vibrant city of Kelowna. Take a dip in Okanagan Lake, bike along Myra Canyon Trestle, rent a paddleboard or kayak, and enjoy a sunset walk along the shore.

Lodging: Coast Capri Hotel

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DAY 9

Kelowna to Osoyoos

Enjoy the drive from Kelowna to Osoyoos at your leisure. Stop in Penticton to discover a taste of what it has to offer. Take a dip in the lake, grab an ice cream cone to cool down, or pick up a bottle from world-class wineries while soaking in the spectacular views. 

Lodging: Watermark Beach Hotel

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DAY 10

Osoyoos

Fill up on a delicious breakfast, and spend the morning at the beach before joining an Osoyoos wine tasting experience led by a knowledgeable wine expert. Sit back and relax, as you're driven to five outstanding wineries, and taste unparalleled wines followed by a gourmet lunch.

Lodging: Watermark Beach Hotel

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DAY 11

Osoyoos to Vancouver

On the way home, stop at Manning Provincial Park to stretch your legs. Rent a kayak or canoe at the lake, hike on the trails, or look out for the famous ground squirrels, before returning to the lush coastal greenery of Vancouver.

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Enhance Your Journey

Travel in comfort on your sailing from Port Hardy to Prince Rupert. Take a nap, kick up your feet, or enjoy a delicious meal with one of the following onboard add-ons:


Inboard cabin From $100

Outboard cabin From $130
Lounge seat From $40


Adult buffet breakfast From $21.79

Adult buffet dinner From $32.29
Please note, due to COVID-19 certain amenities may be available in limited quantities or temporarily suspended. 

Make the journey your own

Options to personalize your trip will ensure your experience is one of a kind and perfect for you. Ask our travel consultants for ideas and create a unique adventure for you.
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