Southwest BC Seaplane Safari
• Vancouver • Tofino • Whistler • Victoria
Traverse some of Canada's most vibrant cities by seaplane, taking in the sights of Vancouver, embarking on a marine life safari in Tofino, visiting the resort town of Whistler, and seeing all that Victoria has to offer.
Day 1: Vancouver Upon arrival into Vancouver, make your own way to your hotel. Vancouver is one of the most spectacular cities in the world; explore this city on your own.
Day 2: Vancouver > Tofino Transfer independently from your hotel to the Harbour Air seaplane base on Coal Harbour for your 60 minute flight to Tofino. Upon arrival, transfer to your accommodation.
Day 3: Tofino Today commence your Marine Wildlife Safari Tour. (5 1/2 - 6 hours). From the open Pacific coast to the secluded fjord inlets of Clayoquot Sound's UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, whales, black bears, sea lions, sea otters highlight this marine programme. While bears forage on the beach at low tide, they can unobtrusively be observed and photographed from the 12-passenger Zodiac boats. Grey and Humpback whales may be seen off our shores through the summer months. Sea otters and sea lions are also found close to the outer islands and reefs frequented by the whales.
Day 4: Tofino > Vancouver Transfer independently from your hotel to the Harbour Air seaplane base for your return flight to Coal Harbour.
Day 5: Vancouver > Whistler This morning return to Coal Harbour for your 35 minute flight to Whistler. You will have fantastic views on this flight up Howe Sound and along the Coast Mountains. Upon arrival you will have a transfer from the Green Lake seaplane base to your hotel in Whistler.
Day 6: Whistler Spend the day exploring Whistler Village and partake in some of the many outdoor activities available right from the village. Admission to the the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre and the Peak to Peak Gondola Ride are included and can be used anytime during your stay in Whistler. This evening experience a four course progressive dinner at four different award winning restaurants, paired with wine.
Day 7: Whistler > Victoria Today you will have a transfer from Whistler Village back to the seaplane base at Green Lake for your seaplane flight to Victoria. Your flight will take you over the Coast Mountain range and then over the Gulf Islands to British Columbia's Capital city.
Day 8: Victoria Spend the day exploring Victoria, with activities such as Orca Viewing, Butchart Gardens and the Royal BC Museum.
Day 9: Victoria > Vancouver Today you will depart Victoria Harbour on the final leg of your seaplane journey to the Harbour Air seaplane base beside Vancouver International Airport.
• Tailor-made journey • 8 nights' accommodation • Scheduled seaplane flights Vancouver > Tofino > Vancouver > Whistler Victoria • Transfers & transport • Sightseeing and excursions as detailed in the itinerary • Four course progressive dinner at four different award winning restaurants, paired with wine.
Pricing (per person) $NZD
Departs Daily between May - Sep. Please enquire for other dates.
Daily between May - Sep. Please enquire for other dates.