14-day Rocky Mountains Whistler Vancouver Island Pacific Tour from Vancouver

The Pacific is an incredible 14 day adventure across Western Canada, covering all of our destinations including the Rocky Mountains, Whistler and Vancouver Island! Discover and explore our beautiful country, taking in the breathtaking scenery of mountain ranges, waterfalls, glacial lakes and more in National and Provincial Parks. Experience our Indigenous cultures, go wildlife spotting, and get your thrill on by trying an adventure activity. If you’re coming all this way, why not do and see it all?

Note: The Pacific is a combination of our Island Explorer, Sea to Sky and Caribou tours.

Moose tours are designed for 18 to 39 year olds, but we welcome all adventurous travellers that are 18+.

per adult from

$2,152

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Duration

14 days

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 13 nights
    • 13 nights accommodation in mixed gender, hostel dorm-style rooms
    • Moose Bus transportation
    • 2 scenic ferry rides to and from Vancouver Island
    • Services of a professional & fun tour guide/driver
    • Paddleboarding on Skaha Lake
    • National Park fees
    • Guided tours of Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre and Tuckkwiowhum Village Indigenous heritage site
    • Walking tour of Victoria
    What's excluded :
    • Meals except as indicated under Inclusions
    • Optional activities

  • Day 1: Vancouver - Tofino

    Stop At: Horseshoe Bay, Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver, British Columbia
    Take a scenic ferry ride across the Georgia Strait from Horseshoe Bay to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Englishman River Falls Provincial Park, 2245 Errington Rd, Errington, British Columbia V0R 1V0 Canada
    We'll stop for a picnic lunch (not included) in this Provincial Park, which features walking trails through beautiful west coast rainforest, waterfalls, and a great freshwater swimming hole! As an alternative, we may stop at the similar Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park further down the road.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sproat Lake Provincial Park, Lakeshore Road, Port Alberni, British Columbia Canada
    See 10,000 year old petroglyphs carved into the rock along the lakeshore. If you didn't go for a swim at lunch, why not jump in here?
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Pacific Rim National Park, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 3A0 Canada
    We’ll make our way into Pacific Rim National Park for our first glimpse of the pristine beaches, battered coastlines, and hundreds of islands.

    Stop At: Tofino, Tofino, Clayoquot Sound, Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
    Then it’s on to Tofino, a quaint little fishing village on the West Coast, and our home for the next two nights.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: HI Tofino Whalers on the Point - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

    Day 2: Tofino Free Day

    Stop At: Tofino, Tofino, Clayoquot Sound, Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
    Take this free day to do whatever you please! With so many optional activities on offer, such as whale watching, soaking in natural hot springs, sea kayaking, and surfing to choose from, your stay in Tofino will be nothing short of amazing. If you're not seeking adrenaline, simply unplug and find a beach, or go for a hike to relax.
    Duration: 1 day

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: HI Tofino Whalers on the Point - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

    Day 3: Tofino - Victoria

    Stop At: Cathedral Grove, BC-4, Alberni Hwy MacMillan Provincial Park, Port Alberni, British Columbia Canada
    Walk the trails through this old-growth rainforest to see 800 year old trees up to 76 metres tall!
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Coombs, Coombs, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
    See the world famous (in Canada!) Goats on the Roof at the Old Country Market in Coombs!
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Chemainus, Chemainus, Cowichan Valley Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
    Chemainus features more than 3 dozen outdoor murals and a dozen sculptures, making it the largest outdoor art gallery in Canada.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Duncan, Duncan, Cowichan Valley Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
    Snap a photo of the World's Largest (Ice) Hockey Stick at the ice hockey arena in Duncan!
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Victoria, Victoria, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
    Our destination for the night is the BC provincial capital, Victoria, named after Queen Victoria of Britain. Check out the bright lights and vibrant scene in the Inner Harbour after sunset!
    Duration: 6 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Ocean Island Backpackers or HI Victoria - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

    Day 4: Victoria - Vancouver

    Stop At: Victoria, Victoria, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
    Spend your free time during the day exploring the city sights around the Inner Harbour, including the Parliament Buildings, Empress Hotel, and Royal BC Museum. We recommend walking the waterfront boardwalk to Fisherman’s Wharf, and exploring Fan Tan Alley in Chinatown, the oldest Chinatown in Canada.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Stop At: Swartz Bay, BC, Canada
    Take another scenic ferry ride back across the Georgia Strait to Tsawwassen, and continue back to Vancouver where our day ends.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: HI Vancouver Jericho Beach Hostel - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

    Day 5: Vancouver - Whistler

    Stop At: Cypress Mountain, 6000 Cypress Bowl Road, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7V 3N9 Canada
    Get a unique view of Vancouver from above (weather permitting).
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Shannon Falls Provincial Park, Squamish, British Columbia V0N 1H0 Canada
    See the third highest waterfalls in BC, the 335 m Shannon Falls!
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Alice Lake Provincial Park, Highway 99 (13 kilometers north of Squamish), Squamish, British Columbia V0N 3G0 Canada
    We'll stop for a picnic lunch (not included) in this Provincial Park, where you can also go for a swim or walk the loop trail.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Brandywine Falls Provincial Park, Highway 99, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1H0 Canada
    Take a short walk through west coast rainforest to these picturesque falls and hear the story of how they were named.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Whistler, Whistler, British Columbia
    We'll arrive in Whistler in the afternoon, with time for relaxing, activities, or exploring the village. Enjoy an included dinner and then rip it up in the bars and nightclubs tonight!
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: HI Whistler - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

    Day 6: Whistler - Vancouver

    Stop At: Whistler, Whistler, British Columbia
    We don’t leave until the afternoon today, so you’ll have plenty of time to get your thrill on by ziplining, bungee jumping, downhill mountain biking, or hiking on either Whistler or Blackcomb Mountains. If you’re looking to relax, find a spot in one of the beautiful parks. The day is yours to enjoy as you please!
    Duration: 8 hours

    Stop At: Tantalus Lookout, B.C., Sea To Sky Highway,, BC-99, Squamish, BC V0N 1H0, Canada
    Enjoy views of the glacier-capped Tantalus Range of the Coast Mountains!
    Duration: 15 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: HI Vancouver Jericho Beach Hostel - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

    Day 7: Vancouver - Kelowna

    Stop At: Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park, Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park, British Columbia
    At our first stop, we’ll take a short walk in a west coast rainforest to check out Bridal Veil Falls.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Hope, Hope, British Columbia
    We'll stop to pickup lunch supplies in the self-proclaimed "Chainsaw Carving Capital of Canada", the town of Hope, BC.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sudbury Beach, Skaha Lake Road, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 6G8 Canada
    After crossing through the Coastal Mountains, we arrive in the semi-arid grasslands of the Okanagan where we’ll go for a paddle board on Skaha Lake in Penticton.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kelowna, Kelowna, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia
    Then it’s onto Kelowna on Lake Okanagan, our destination for the night.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Samesun Kelowna - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

    Day 8: Kelowna - Banff

    Stop At: Last Spike, Trans-Canadian Highway 1, Craigellachie, British Columbia V0E 2J0 Canada
    See this historic site where the last railroad spike on the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven in November 1885, connecting Canada from West to East.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Revelstoke, Revelstoke, Kootenay Rockies, British Columbia
    In Revelstoke, you'll have the option to go kayaking on a lake, in beautiful, hand crafted wooden kayaks, surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery!
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Banff, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta
    Continuing onwards, we’ll finally enter the Rocky Mountains and cross over the Kicking Horse Pass into Alberta and Banff National Park. Our day finishes in the historic town of Banff, in the heart of the mountains.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: HI Banff Alpine Centre - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

    Day 9: Banff - Rampart Creek

    Stop At: Moraine Lake Rd off Great Divide Hwy, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada
    Our day begins at the stunning Moraine Lake, in the Valley of the Ten Peaks. Please note that this is a seasonal stop.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta
    We'll see one of the most famous and photographed lakes in the world, Lake Louise!

    Stop At: Crowfoot Glacier, Improvement District No. 9, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada
    See for yourself (sort of!) why it's called the Crowfoot Glacier.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Mistaya Canyon, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada
    We'll take an easy walk down to the impressive Mistaya Canyon.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: HI Rampart Creek Wilderness Hostel, Banff National Park Of Canada, AB-93, Banff, AB T1L 1B3, Canada
    Tonight we stay in a rustic, wilderness hostel alongside Rampart Creek. Why not take a dip in the creek, then relax in the wood-burning sauna, before enjoying a campfire under the stars tonight?
    Duration: 8 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: HI Rampart Creek Wilderness Hostel - mixed gender, dormitory-style room

    Day 10: Rampart Creek - Jasper

    Stop At: Athabasca Falls, Hwy 93, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0 Canada
    We'll stop at Athabasca Falls, one of the most powerful and picturesque waterfalls in the Rockies.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Maligne Canyon, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0 Canada
    Then it’s on to Maligne Canyon, the deepest canyon in Jasper, for a scenic hike that crosses several bridges with amazing views into the canyon.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Jasper, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta
    Afterwards, we’ll roll into the Jasper townsite where you’ll have the rest of the afternoon and evening free to explore on your own.
    Duration: 10 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: New HI Jasper - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

    Day 11: Jasper - Banff

    Stop At: Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre, Highway 93 Icefields Pkwy, Improvement District No. 12, Jasper National Park, Alberta T1L 1J3 Canada
    Our main attraction today is the Columbia Ice-field, the largest ice-field in the Rocky Mountains at 325 square kilometres.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Samesun Banff - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

    Day 12: Banff Free Day

    Stop At: Banff, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta
    Spend the day as you wish in the heart of the Rocky Mountains! Hiking, exploring the town, or for an additional cost rafting the Bow River, taking the Sulphur Mountain gondola, relaxing in the Upper Hot Springs...you decide!
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Samesun Banff - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

    Day 13: Banff - Kelowna

    Stop At: Takakkaw Falls, Yoho National Park, British Columbia Canada
    These magnificent falls in Yoho National Park are some of the highest in Canada at 381m! Note: this is a seasonal stop.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Emerald Lake Road, Yoho National Park, British Columbia Canada
    We'll stop for photos at the pristine Emerald Lake, also in Yoho NP.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Natural Bridge, Yoho National Park, British Columbia Canada
    Not far from Emerald Lake, we'll check out this natural wonder, which spans the Kicking Horse River.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Kalamalka Lake Lookout, Vernon, British Columbia Canada
    We’ll also stop for a photo at the stunning Kalamalka Lake viewpoint after reaching the Okanagan Valley.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Samesun Kelowna - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

    Day 14: Kelowna - Vancouver

    Pass By: Lake Okanagan, Kelowna, British Columbia Canada
    Today we cross the beautiful Okanagan Lake and climb over high mountain passes as we make our way to the west coast.

    Stop At: Othello Tunnels, Othello Road Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park, Hope, British Columbia V0X 1L1 Canada
    We'll explore the Othello Tunnels, named after the Shakespearean character, and part of the now defunct Kettle Valley Railway system.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Hope, Hope, British Columbia
    We'll stop in Hope, BC for lunch (not included) before making our way back to Vancouver, where this trip ends.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    1: Samesun Vancouver, 1018 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1L5, Canada
    2: HI Vancouver Jericho Beach, 1515 Discovery St, Vancouver, BC V6R 4K5, Canada
    3: HI Vancouver Downtown Hostel, 1114 Burnaby St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1P1, Canada
    4: Cambie Seymour Hostel, 515 Seymour St, Vancouver, BC V6B 3H6, Canada
    5: HI Vancouver Central, 1025 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1L4, Canada
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age is 18 years
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Luggage Restrictions: Each passenger is restricted to one reasonably sized main backpack, bag, or suitcase to be stored in the bus luggage compartment, with a maximum allowable weight of 23kg (50lbs) and maximum linear dimensions (Height + Width + Depth) of 158cm (62in). In addition, each passenger may bring one small daypack that will be carried in the passenger compartment of the bus. Moose reserves the right to refuse to accept luggage that exceeds our weight and/or size restrictions. Moose will not cover any storage costs incurred by the client as a result. If Moose chooses to accept overweight or oversize luggage, we will charge a fee of $50 per bag for overweight/oversize pieces. Note that the decision to accept an overweight/oversize piece can only be made at departure.
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by Moose Travel Network

Activity ID: V-8160P3

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