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Whales & Bears Family Adventure

6 night independent tour from £1,449 per Person Including Flights

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Overview

A real adventure, this holiday will be a firm favourite for all of the family. Enjoy the wonderful experience of bear watching, in a safe but exciting environment. Experience the wonder of whale watching on a speedy Zodiac boat (or you can opt for a more sedate covered boat if you wish). And take time to enjoy the attractions of Vancouver. Read this to give you an idea of the great things on offer in this charming coastal city.

Highlights

  • Whale watching from Victoria on Vancouver Island
  • Bear watching on a boat tour from Tofino on the Pacific Coast of Vancouver Island
  • Scenic flight transfer from Tofino to Vancouver
  • Stay two nights in Vancouver, two nights in Victoria and two nights in Tofino
  • We can tailormake your itinerary to extend your holiday and explore more of British Columbia and western Canada

Details

Day 1

Arrival in Vancouver

Fly to Vancouver International Airport and transfer independently to your hotel.

Overnight: Delta Vancouver Suites Hotel

Day 2

Vancouver

A full day to explore the vibrant city of Vancouver where you will discover quaint districts, beautiful parks, great shopping and a massive array of cafes and restaurants to sample the local cuisine. You would walk the sea wall of the mainland, or rent a bike to explore the vast network of trails throughout the city.  There is so much to do in Vancouver, that you might want to extend your stay by a few extra nights

Overnight: Delta Vancouver Suites Hotel

Day 3

Vancouver to Victoria

Today you’ll be transferred by coach to the ferry terminal, then board the ferry to cross the Strait of Georgia to Vancouver Island, admiring the rugged coastline and tranquil beaches as you travel. Arrive in Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, with a fascinating maritime heritage and colonial charm

Overnight: Inn at Laurel Point, Victoria

Day 4

Victoria

The start of your wildlife adventures, with a whale watching trip. This coastal cruise is an exhilarating round trip of more than 50 kilometres in search of whales. You will ride aboard a custom built Zodiac boat that offers high speed with great stability, giving you an exhilarating, safe and intimate whale-watching experience

Overnight: Inn at Laurel Point, Victoria

Day 5

Victoria to Tofino

Transfer by coach from Victoria to Tofino, taking the road across Vancouver Island to the Pacific Coast, winding through ancient forests and provincial parks. The Pacific Rim National Park is renowned for its ecological and geographical diversity.

Overnight: Best Western Tin Wis Resort / Jamie’s

Day 6

Tofino

Today you will embark on a thrilling bear watching expedition. At low time, board the Stella Sea, a 14 metre panoramic cruiser, and speed along the lush coastline to the bears feeding grounds. Return to dry land and explore the rugged coastline along the network of hiking trails, or perhaps walk the shoreline of Long Beach in search of seashells.

Overnight: Best Western Tin Wis Resort Tofino

Day 7

Tofino to Vancouver

Leave Tofino by air this morning, enjoying a scenic flight across the wilds of Vancouver Island and the waters of the strait. On landing at the South Terminal Vancouver Airport, take the free shuttle to the International Departure Terminal. Or you can head back into the city for a few more days in Vancouver.

 

  • Return international flights
  • Transfers from Vancouver to Victoria, and Victoria to Tofino, and from Tofino hotel to airport
  • Flight from Tofino to Vancouver airport
  • Accommodation as listed (or similar), prices are based on a family of four sharing a room
  • 3 hour whale watching excursion from Victoria by Zodiac (covered boat available on request)
  • 2 hour bear watching tour in Tofino by boat

What’s Not Included

  • Meals
  • Gratuities

 

Important Information

Luggage allowance for flight transfers from Tofino to Vancouver: maximum weight for checked baggage 13.5kg and 2 pieces of luggage including carry-on. Additional luggage will be charged at $2.50 per kg

Luggage allowance for flight transfers from Tofino to Vancouver: maximum weight for checked baggage 13.5kg and 2 pieces of luggage including carry-on. Additional luggage will be charged at $2.50 per kg

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

TODAY 17ºC
THU 15ºC
FRI 14ºC
SAT 17ºC
SUN 15ºC
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Average Temperature (Celsius) Average Rainfall (Inches)

Jan
7ºC
9
Feb
10ºC
5
Mar
12ºC
6
Apr
16ºC
5
May
19ºC
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Jun
22ºC
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Jul
25ºC
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Aug
25ºC
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Sep
23ºC
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Oct
16ºC
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Nov
10ºC
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Dec
7ºC
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