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Western Canada Excursions

Excursions perfectly enhance your holiday and offer excellent value. Prices are per person.

Victoria Whalewatching from £69
This three hour coastal excursion takes you in search of orcas, minke whales, grey whales, porpoises, harbour seals and other marine wildlife. Commentary by a certified marine biologist and naturalist enhance the experience. Available daily between 01 Apr-31 Oct from Victoria.

Bear Watching in Tofino from £72
On this two hour tour you’ll hopefully encounter fearsome and fascinating black bears that roam the west coast of Vancouver. At low tide, board a 45 foot covered vessel and speed along the lush coastline to the bears’ feeding grounds. When the tide goes out, the bears emerge from the forests to forage along the shores in search of rock crabs. Available daily between 15 Apr-15 Oct from Tofino.

Tofino Whalewatching Cruise from £72 Zodiac or from £79 covered boat
View grey whales, humpback whales, transient orcas and a myriad of other marine wildlife and discover the beauty of Clayoquot Sound on this two hour tour. Ride aboard a comfortable vessel which offers heated indoor and outdoor seating or opt for a rigid hull, inflatable Zodiac. Available daily between 01 Mar-31 Oct from Tofino. Minimum age 9 years.

PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola from £37
Spanning the distance between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, the world-record breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola provides an unparalleled perspective of British Columbia’s rooftop. As you travel take in the incomparable views of towering volcanic peaks, coastal rainforests and ancient glaciers. Once you disembark you’ll find scenic walking trails, mountaintop restaurants, wildlife viewing and interpretive displays. Available daily between 27 May-10 Oct from Whistler.

Spirit Island Cruise Maligne Lake from £49
This 90 minute cruise on one of the Rockies’ most picturesque lakes is operated in a glass-enclosed, heated cruise boat and fully narrated. Midway through there is a photo stop at Spirit Island where you can disembark for a short walk to the lookout point. Available daily (weather permitting) between 16 May-02 Oct from Jasper.

Icefields Parkway Discovery from £167 including lunch
Travel the Icefields Parkway through the natural splendour of Jasper and Banff National Parks during this one way full day tour. The tour stops at the Columbia Icefield where you will venture onto the massive Athabasca Glacier in a specially designed Ice Explorer. Other brief stops include views of Lake Louise and the incredible Glacier Skywalk. Available daily between 03 May-16 Oct.

Mountains, Lakes & Waterfalls from £99 including lunch
During this full day tour discover the beauty of Banff and Yoho National Parks. Your first stop is Johnston Canyon where you have time to take a short nature walk to the lower falls. Continue to Moraine Lake and Lake Louise, often known as the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’. Cross the Great Divide, enter Yoho National Park to visit Takakkaw Falls and Kicking Horse Pass. Available daily between 01 May-18 Oct from Banff.

Explore Banff including gondola from £85
On this half day tour take a guided bus through the towering mountains of Rundle, Tunnel, Cascade and Norquay. Later, you’ll experience an eight minute gentle ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain in a four-person, fully enclosed gondola. Awaiting you is a spectacular view of Bow Valley. Available daily between 01 May-18 Oct from Banff.

Discover Banff and its Wildlife from £39
During this three hour tour discover the town of Banff and its unspoiled natural surroundings. The highlights include Bow Falls, the hoodoos that are curiously shaped by centuries of erosion, Surprise Corner, Tunnel Mountain Drive which overlooks the beautiful scenery of the Bow River Valley, and the magnificent Lake Minnewanka. Available daily between 01 May-30 Nov from Banff.

Excursions from from £37pp

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