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Vancouver Island's Bears & Whales - Motorhome Holiday
Discover the rich wilderness and beautiful coast of Vancouver Island on this captivating motorhome holiday. Relax in sleepy coastal towns and enjoy tours to view the bears and whales that call this corner of Canada home.
- Style: Motorhome
- Duration: 10 days/9 nights
- Starts in: Seattle & Northwest National Parks
Guide Price £1029
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Campbell River
- Telegraph Cove
Day 1 Seattle, USA
Arrive in Seattle and enjoy an afternoon at leisure to explore this vibrant waterside city. Explore historic Pioneer Square, the bustling waterfront and the iconic Space Needle, before indulging in the fresh produce of Pike Place.
Day 2 Seattle to Campbell River, Canada
This morning, collect your motorhome and cross the border to Tsawwassen harbour for a scenic ferry ride to Vancouver Island, before heading north to the coastal town of Campbell River. Park your motorhome by the water’s edge and enjoy a relaxing first evening on Vancouver Island.
Day 3 Campbell River
Campbell River offers the perfect base to explore the diverse marine life in the surrounding waters. Step aboard a state-of-the-art vessel and head out onto the rich waters in search of marine wildlife including humpback whales, seals and orcas who are resident from mid-Jul to mid-Sep.
Day 4 Campbell River to Telegraph Cove
Continue driving north along the coast and head inland through the lush interior of Vancouver Island, before the road returns to the coast and the remote community of Telegraph Cove.
Day 5 Telegraph Cove
Enjoy a relaxing day in tiny Telegraph Cove, one of the last boardwalk settlements on Vancouver Island.
Day 6 Telegraph Cove to Tofino
Today, set off early for a longer drive as you retrace your steps and turn west to Tofino. Enjoy the spectacular views as you hug the shoreline of Sproat Lake. Why not stop off at a beautiful secluded lookout to take in the views and enjoy a picnic?
Days 7-8 Tofino
Today is a true highlight as a bucket list experience awaits. Tofino is known for its healthy population of black bears, so join a cruise at low tide as these playful animals emerge from the forest and forage for food along the water’s edge. The next day, unwind and explore more of this spectacular area. Perhaps visit the Eagle Aerie Gallery, home to captivating First Nations art.
Day 9 Tofino to Nanaimo
After a leisurely morning, drive to the coastal town of Nanaimo.
Day 10 Nanaimo to Seattle, USA
This morning, board the ferry back to the mainland to drop off your motorhome this afternoon and transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- 9 days C25 motorhome hire, sleeping up to 5, 1,300m worth of mileage packs, free Vehicle Provisioning Kit (saving £89) and Cruise America ‘Peace of Mind Insurance’
- Return ferry between the mainland and Vancouver Island
- 1 night 3 accommodation in Seattle before you pick-up your motorhome
- Campbell River Whale Watching
- Tofino Bear Cruise
- International flights
Please Note:Pick-up also available from Vancouver depot.
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