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PACKAGE OVERVIEW

Explore Northern BC's rugged wilderness and relax oceanside on Vancouver Island on this ultimate road trip. Travel towards Northern BC from the Lower Mainland, exploring local communities in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast along the way.

From Prince Rupert, embark on a 16-hour cruise through the famed Inside Passage and travel down the coast of Vancouver Island. End with your trip on a memorable note with a wilderness expedition. Marvel at majestic grizzly as you take a guided tour up the Bute Inlet before returning to Metro Vancouver. 

SEVEN NIGHTS 

+ RETURN FERRY 

+ WILDLIFE TOUR

FROM $1,514* 

+ taxes and fees, per person based on double occupancy

Package includes:    

  • Seven nights' hotel in six destinations
  • Two sailings: One-way ferry between Prince Rupert and Port Hardy, and between Vancouver Island and Metro Vancouver for two adults and one vehicle
  • Ferry reservations
  • Whale-watching & cultural tour with Homalco Tours in Campbell River 
    (May 29 - Aug 14, 2021)
  • Grizzly bear tour with Homalco Tours in Campbell River 
    (Aug 15 - Oct 31, 2021)
  • Free breakfast at select hotels
  

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Map & itinerary

DAY 1

Lower Mainland to Williams Lake

Depart Metro Vancouver as you begin your journey to Williams Lake. Make a stop at one of the many local communities along the way and once arrived, explore the surrounding area and unwind for the night.

Lodging: Coast Fraser Inn

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DAY 2

Williams Lake to Prince George

After a hearty breakfast at your hotel, drive north towards Prince George and visit Bijoux Falls Provincial Park to see a stunning waterfall cascade down a rocky terrain.

Lodging: Prestige Treasure Cove

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DAY 3

Prince George to Smithers

Visit the mountain town known as Smithers, famed for its sweeping vistas of the Babine and Telkwa Mountain Ranges and go on an epic mountain biking adventure as your explore local trails like Backdoor Trail, or relax by the waters and paddleboard around Seymour Lake.

Lodging: Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge

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DAY 4

Smithers to Prince Rupert

As you leave Smithers, drive past stunning landscapes and through several Northern BC communities including Hazelton, Terrace and Skeena before reaching Prince Rupert. After you arrive, explore the stunning hiking trails this port city has to offer or shop charming antique shops along the picturesque Cow Bay. 

Lodging: Crest Hotel

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DAY 5

Inside Passage sailing to Port Hardy 

Enjoy your morning coffee before you depart Prince Rupert for an epic 16-hour sailing through the infamous Inside Passage. Soak in the breathtaking views as you sail past glacial fjords and dense rainforests. Once arrived, unwind in your hotel and get well rested to explore the Northern tip of Vancouver Island tomorrow.

Lodging: Kwa'lilas Hotel

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DAY 6

Port Hardy to Campbell River

Drive past sweeping vistas on your way to Campbell River, where you can enjoy outdoor adventure, vibrant restaurants and fantastic breweries. Spend the day exploring Strathcona Provincial Park and hike the trails to Lower Myra Falls or Lady Falls and admire the incredible waterfall views. 

Lodging: Comfort Inn and Suites Campbell River

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DAY 7

Campbell River

Set out on an epic adventure with Homalco Wildlife & Cultural Tours. Depending on the season, participate in a People, Land & Water tour (May 29 - Aug 14), where you can venture through the forest and learn about the traditional uses of the land, and partake in whale-watching, or join a Great Bears of Bute tour (Aug 15 - Oct 31) to observe these majestic animals in their natural habitat.

Lodging: Comfort Inn and Suites Campbell River

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DAY 8

Campbell River to Metro Vancouver

Spend your morning as you please and enjoy breakfast and lunch at your hotel. Once arrived at the ferry terminal, explore Departure Bay and soak in the waterfront views.

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Enhance Your Journey

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


Inboard cabin From $120

Outboard cabin From $145
Lounge seat From $40

Availability is limited, book today before space sells out! 

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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