Southern Vancouver Island Premium Tour

Southern Vancouver Island Premium Tour

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Vancouver Island is not to be missed, and a visit complements any of our Rocky Mountains Tours. Our departure dates coincide with the Rocky Mountain Premium Large Group adventures. Explore some of the highlights the Island has to offer - starting with a little mini-cruise aboard BC Ferries, a full day exploring Victoria with an overnight stay at a waterfront hotel in the nearby quaint town of Sooke, and a scenic tour off the beaten path along the coast of Vancouver Island. Day two will see you travelling up the Malahat Highway. You will make your way towards Nanaimo and Departure Bay. On the way, you will be stopping at a cidery for a tasting, view the totem poles of Duncan and the murals of Chemainus. And of course, no trip to Vancouver Island is complete without a chance the Goats on the Roofs of Coombs. You will have another mini-cruise as you head back to the Lower Mainland.

Trip Itinerary

This itinerary is subject to change due to unforeseen (weather) conditions. Departure times may vary by date, please see your confirmation email for exact departure times.

Day One - Vancouver to Victoria & Sooke
On this adventure, you will have an early start, with the coach leaving Canada Place at 7 am. You will have a scenic ferry ride through Active Pass and the Southern Gulf Islands. You will make landfall in Victoria, British Columbia’s capital city, where you will take in the sights and sounds of this stunning city. A visit to the famous Butchart Gardens is included on your Vancouver Island Adventure. This sunken garden was the site of a quarry initially and has now been transformed into a gorgeous cornucopia of flowers, shrubs and trees. There will be a guided tour of the city, both in the coach and on foot. As you leave Victoria, you will travel onto Sooke for the evening.
Day Two - Sooke to Vancouver
You will enjoy breakfast at your hotel this morning before departing Sooke for a scenic drive along the Malahat Highway. There will be a stop for some fantastic photographs at Malahat Viewpoint. As you continue your journey, you will visit the picturesque Kinsol Trestle. A stop at Merridale Cidery for a tasting will break the trip as you continue onto Duncan, City of Totem Poles. You will have the opportunity to walk around the town and have the chance to view the different totem poles, each with their symbolic history. Arriving in Chemainus, you will stop for lunch and have an opportunity to see the many murals this town has to offer. The final stop before heading back to Vancouver will be in Coombs, the town synonymous with Goats on the Roof. You will leave Vancouver Island from Departure way for a scenic ferry ride back to Horseshoe Bay. Arrival back in Vancouver will be approximately 8:30 pm.
Optional Activities
  • Royal BC Museum Admission (Day 1)
  • Sunset Kayaking in Sooke Harbour (appr. 1,5h)
Price Includes
  • One night hotel accommodation at a fantastic waterfront hotel
  • One breakfast
  • Deluxe mini-coach transportation
  • Ferry crossing to and from Vancouver Island
  • Visit to The Butchart Gardens
  • Friendly experienced Driver-guide to make sure you have the best trip ever!
  • All taxes and park fees

2022 Tour Pricing Coming Soon

Single Occupancy
Single Person per Room
  • All taxes included
  • Excluding 6% online booking fee
Double Occupancy
Two People per Room
  • All taxes included
  • Excluding 6% online booking fee
Triple Occupancy
Three People per Room
  • All taxes included
  • Excluding 6% online booking fee
Quad Occupancy
Four People per Room
  • All taxes included
  • Excluding 6% online booking fee

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