Visit some of your favourite spots on Southern Vancouver Island, or discover hidden gems on this four night Pacific Marine Circle Tour. Explore the charming seaside communities of Ladysmith and Port Renfrew before finishing off your trip in the historic city of Victoria.
With a number of different ways to experience this road trip – discovering new outdoor adventures, or focus on inspiring cultural experiences – you are sure to find a unique trip, and one-of-a-kind BC getaway.
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+ taxes and fees, per person based on double occupancy
One night in Ladysmith at Microtel Inn and Suites by Wyndham Ladysmith Oyster Bay
Two nights in Port Renfrew at Wild Renfrew Seaside Cottages
One night in Victoria at Inn at Laurel Point
Return ferry between Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island for two adults and one vehicle
Free breakfast and parking at select hotels
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Sail across the Strait of Georgia to Nanaimo, making sure to look out for coastal wildlife during the scenic ferry ride. Once you're arrived on Vancouver Island, head south towards the quaint seaside village of Ladysmith. Spend the rest your day exploring local trails and chasing waterfalls at Stocking Creek Waterfalls, Christie Falls and Stocking Creek Trail.
After a hearty breakfast at your hotel, begin your drive towards Port Renfrew. Once arrived, take advantage of the area's sandy beaches and go hunting for crystal tidal pools brimming with intertidal marine life, or go on a thrilling whale watching tour with Orca Spirit Whale Watching and see orcas, humpback whales, porpoises and other marine wildlife feed on fish in their natural habitat.
Credit: CC Image Courtesy of Pierre Mariotta on Flickr
Start your day with a scenic coastal drive to Jordan River - home of the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail which follows 47km of wilderness stretching along the shoreline giving access to stunning sandy beaches including Mystic and China Beach. In the evening catch the sunset by your resort and relax by your campfire.
Drive east along winding roads to Sooke Potholes Provincial Park, famous for its clear, deep pools and unique rock formations. Enjoy the rest of your day in Victoria at your own pace. Sample local cuisine and craft beer, check out the Royal BC Museum and Inner Harbour, shop on Government Street or wander to Fisherman's Wharf for fish and chips.
Conclude your Vancouver Island tour with brunch at one of the must-try spots in the heart of downtown, or venture to the Butchart Gardens or Butterfly Gardens before catching the ferry back to Metro Vancouver.
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