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Package overview

Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime. Head up the coast and explore oceanside communities along Northern Vancouver Island before embarking on a 16-hour journey up the famed Inside Passage from Port Hardy to Prince Rupert. Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime wildlife tour before heading exploring BC's Northern Interior on your way back to Metro Vancouver.

SEVEN NIGHTS

+ RETURN FERRY

+ WILDLIFE TOUR

FROM $1,279

+ taxes and fees, per person based on double occupancy

Package includes:

  • Seven nights' hotel in six 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
  • Grizzly bear tour in Prince Rupert 
    (mid-May to late Jul)
  • Whale-watching tour in Prince Rupert
    (late Jul to late Sep)
  • Free breakfast at select hotels

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planning your 2021 adventure.
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Map & itinerary

DAY 1

Metro Vancouver to Courtenay 

Depart Metro Vancouver for a scenic sailing to Vancouver Island. When you arrive on Vancouver Island, head north and explore unique seaside towns along the way, before arriving in Courtenay for the night.

Lodging: Bayview Hotel

1

DAY 2

Courtenay to Port Hardy

Continue your drive to Northern Vancouver Island, famous for its expansive forests, and stop off at remote communities like Sayward, Telegraph Cove and Port McNeill.

Lodging: Pier Side Landing Hotel

2

DAY 3

Inside Passage cruise to Prince Rupert

Relax on a breathtaking sailing from Port Hardy to Prince Rupert. As you sail through the Inside Passage, enter another world: Northern BC, where you’ll discover rich history, fascinating Indigenous culture and pristine natural beauty.

Lodging: Prestige Hotel Prince Rupert

3

DAY 4

Prince Rupert: Wildlife tour

Travel to Khutzeymateen Provincial Park and observe grizzly bears in their natural habitat on a guided grizzly bear tour (mid-May to late Jul), or adventure offshore to see orcas and other marine animals on an unforgettable whale-watching guided excursion (late Jul to late Sep)

Lodging: Crest Hotel

4

DAY 5

Prince Rupert to Smithers

Follow the banks of the mighty Skeena River on your journey east along Highway 16, then head south along the Bulkley River to Smithers. Take in the majestic surroundings including the spectacular Hudson Bay Mountain and Glacier.

Lodging: Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge

5

DAY 6

Smithers to Prince George

Your picturesque journey continues as you travel south from Smithers to Prince George, enjoying a few detours along the way. Spend the night in Northern BC’s largest city – Prince George.

Lodging: Sandman Signature Hotel Prince George

6

DAY 7

Prince George to Williams Lake

As your adventure winds to a close, stop off at Williams Lake to learn about the gold rush era. While you’re there, visit the Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin for a history of ranching and rodeo in the area.

Lodging: Coast Fraser Inn

7

DAY 8

Williams Lake to Metro Vancouver

Depart Williams Lake and enjoy as many stops as you like on your scenic drive back to Metro Vancouver.

8

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 $90

Outboard cabin From $110
Lounge seat From $40


Adult buffet breakfast From $21.79

Adult buffet dinner From $32.29

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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Two people paddling in canoe on calm lake surrounded by pristine wilderness in Prince Rupert Northern British Columbia



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