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Southwest BC Seaplane Safari

Skip the ferry queues and avoid local traffic as you soar between Vancouver, Whistler and Victoria by seaplane

Embark on a journey through British Columbia’s top destinations with this 7-day itinerary. Explore Vancouver, a city that blends modern skyscrapers with breathtaking mountains and spectacular coastal views. Indulge in gourmet cuisine and outdoor adventure in the mountain village of Whistler, an outdoor paradise. And immerse yourself in history and heritage in Victoria, one of the world’s most scenic capital cities.  

Take advantage of travelling by seaplane and enjoy panoramic views of the stunning surroundings while quickly and easily moving from destination to destination. You’ll experience the beauty and diversity of southwestern BC on this once-in-a-lifetime trip.

7 Days from $2175/person CAD
Itinerary/Overview
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Itinerary/Overview

Itinerary/Overview

Day 1: Discover the Natural Beauty of Vancouver
Arrive in Vancouver and start your journey in one of the world’s most spectacular cities. From the bustling waterfront at Canada Place to the charming streets of historic Gastown and Granville Island’s famous public market, there’s so much to explore.

Accommodation: Westin Bayshore (or similar)

Day 2: Explore the Heart of Vancouver
On your second day in Vancouver, you have a full day to explore and discover the many and varied attractions the city has to offer. Here are a few suggestions of things to do:

  • Take a scenic walk or cycle along the seawall at Stanley Park. With over 400 hectares of natural west coast rainforest and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, it’s a must-see for any nature lover.
  • Visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Pacific Northwest’s ancient temperate rainforest. Walk the 450-foot-long suspension bridge that sways 230 feet above the Capilano River.Explore the vibrant neighbourhoods of Yaletown, Gastown and Granville Island. Each of these areas is brimming with unique cafes, restaurants, and shops.
  • Enjoy the view from the top of the Harbour Centre Tower, which offers 360-degree views of the city and mountains beyond.
  • Visit the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia to learn about the First Nations culture and history of British Columbia.

These are just a few of the many attractions and activities that Vancouver has to offer. With a full day to explore, there is no shortage of options to make your trip truly unforgettable.

Accommodation: Westin Bayshore (or similar)

Day 3: Take to the Skies to Whistler
Embark on an unforgettable 35-minute flight from Vancouver to Whistler, soaring over the rugged Coast Mountains and picturesque Howe Sound. Upon arrival, transfer from the Green Lake seaplane base to your hotel in Whistler Village.

Accommodation: Delta Whistler Village Suites (or similar)

Day 4: Discover Whistler’s Natural Playground
Spend a day exploring Whistler and participating in the many outdoor activities available from the village. Surrounded by towering peaks, emerald lakes and lush forests, this picturesque town offers a wide range of activities for visitors to enjoy. Those looking for an adrenaline rush can try zip lining, bungee jumping or white water rafting.

For a more leisurely pace, take a scenic gondola ride to the top of Whistler mountain, where you can hike along scenic trails, go mountain biking, or simply take in the breathtaking views. If you’re a foodie, the town is filled with top-notch restaurants, offering a diverse array of cuisine, from farm-to-table to fusion.

In the evening, opt to take part in an optional Canadian Signature Experience – you’ll go on a culinary adventure as you enjoy a four-course dinner (paired with wine) at four different award-winning restaurants. The experience also includes a guided tour of the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre and a ride on the Peak 2 Peak Gondola, one of the most unique experiences in Whistler.

Accommodation: Delta Whistler Village Suites (or similar)

Day 5: Journey to Beautiful Victoria
Transfer from Whistler Village to Green Lake for your seaplane flight to Victoria, British Columbia’s capital city. Soar over the Coast Mountain range and Gulf Islands, taking in the breathtaking beauty of the region from above.

Your seaplane will bring you right to the heart of the action as you land directly in Victoria’s harbour. Enjoy dinner at one of the city’s superb restaurants and take an evening stroll along the lovely waterfront.

Accommodation: Hotel Grand Pacific (or similar)

Day 6: Experience the Wonders of Victoria
Spend the day exploring Victoria at your own pace. With its great restaurants and shops, you can enjoy a relaxing day of shopping and dining or head out to try some of the city’s top attractions.

One of the top things to do in Victoria in the summer is orca viewing. Take a boat tour from Victoria’s harbour to the protected waters of the San Juan Islands to witness the magnificent Orca whales in their natural habitat. Another popular attraction is the Butchart Gardens, a 55-acre National Historic Site of Canada that showcases a beautiful collection of flowers, trees and shrubs. If you’re interested in history and culture, the Royal BC Museum is a must-see. This world-class museum showcases the province’s rich cultural heritage and natural history through a variety of interactive exhibits and displays.

Accommodation: Hotel Grand Pacific (or similar)

Day 7: Return to Vancouver
Depart Victoria Harbour and make your way back to Vancouver on the final leg of your seaplane journey. Transfers are available to the airport’s main terminal.

Inclusions

Included

  • 6 nights hotel accommodation on room only basis
  • Scheduled Seaplane flights:
    • Vancouver downtown to Whistler
    • Whistler to Victoria
    • Victoria to Vancouver Airport
  • Scheduled shuttle services from Seaplane docks in Whistler, Victoria and Vancouver Airport
  • 50 Pounds (22.6 Kg.) of luggage allotment on flights (per person)
  • Document pack at hotel on arrival with maps and information
  • Applicable taxes
  • Whitehorse Gateway includes return flights between Whitehorse and Vancouver

Not Included

  • Meals not noted above
  • Personal expenses and insurance
Travel Details

Primary Location

Vancouver, Victoria & Whistler, British Columbia

Departures

May - September

Pricing Details

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  • Click Book Online above for dates, availability and to make your reservation request – if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us!
    • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy and for travel in low season
    • Hotels and rates are subject to availability at the time of booking
    • Surcharges will apply for trips that correspond with holiday long weekends.
    • A 25% non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking
Options Extras

Optional Extras

  • Canadian Signature Experience Package:
    • Finer Things Dining Tour with Wine Pairings (Whitsler)
    • Peak2Peak Sightseeing (Whistler)
    • Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre (Whistler)
  • 3 Hour Whale Watching Tour in Zodiac or Covered Vessel (Victoria)
  • Pre / Post accommodation in Vancouver
  • Return Air-fair to / from Vancouver

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