Vancouver Island Camping Adventure

Start off in beautiful Victoria, BC, and travel through breathtaking old growth forests and rugged coastlines on this nine-day tour. Your trip will also take you to the secluded beaches and lovely vistas of Salt Spring Island. Set up camp on spectacular beaches and by beautiful lakes as you get to know your fellow campers and experience the wonders of the West Coast.

If you're looking for a trip where someone takes care of the details while you get to focus on the fun, then a Guided Tour is the perfect option for you. All of the flights, meals, activities, and accommodations are booked and prepared in advance, which means all you have to do is explore, discover, and have the time of your life.

Location:

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

9  Days | 8  nights
Call to book: 1-866-529-2079
Travelling as a group of 10 or more?  Request a group quote.

INCLUSIONS

  • Round-trip flight to Victoria (if flight and camping tour option is selected)
  • 8 nights of accommodation (1 night hotel, 7 nights tenting)
  • Camping equipment: Spacious 2-person tent with hard-foam mattress, camping gear (except sleeping bag), cooking and eating utensils, camping fees
  • Barkley Sound adn Broken Group Island cruise; hot springs zodiac tour from Tofino
  • English-speaking tour guide throughout
  • 20 Meals
  • Earn Aeroplan Miles

 

ITINERARY

Day 1

Fly to Victoria

Transfer from the airport to your hotel. Spend the evening visiting this charming seaside city.

Meal(s) : None
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Vancouver Island Camping Adventure

Day 2

Victoria - Juan de Fuca Marine Trail (40 km)

Tour Victoria's Inner Harbour and historic downtown. Later, head west to the Pacific coast where you'll set up camp overlooking the Olympic Peninsula.

Meal(s) : Dinner
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Vancouver Island Camping Adventure

Day 3

Juan de Fuca Marine Trail - Sproat Lake (221 km)

Load up on a fresh, healthy breakfast before travelling north along the west coast of Vancouver Island. Stop to marvel at beautiful tidal pools around rugged Port Renfrew. Stand beneath the tallest trees on the coast in Cathedral Grove before settling down to camp on the pleasant shores of Sproat Lake.

Meal(s) : Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Vancouver Island Camping Adventure

Day 4

Sproat Lake - Tofino (23 km)

Bright and early, set out on a scenic cruise of Barkley Sound. Watch for humpback whales and eagles near Broken Group Islands, and sea lions as you pull into Ucluelet. Continue north to the endless beaches and rainforests of Tofino. Set up camp at Bella Pacifica, right on the beach.

Meal(s) : Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Vancouver Island Camping Adventure

Day 5

Tofino

Embark on a high-speed boating excursion through the deep fjords of Clayoquot Sound en route to Hot Springs Cove for a soothing soak in the natural hot springs.

Meal(s) : Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Vancouver Island Camping Adventure

Day 6

Tofino - Strathcona Provincial Park (295 km)

Drive east along the famous "Highway of Waterfalls", heading for Strathcona Provincial Park. Stop in Coombs, a popular market filled with locally made art, delicacies and souvenirs. Camp beneath the starry sky of Buttle Lake.

Meal(s) : Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Vancouver Island Camping Adventure

Day 7

Strathcona Provincial Park

Explore Strathcona Provincial Park on a day-long hike through old growth trees, meandering up to a brilliant, open alpine world and Bedwell Lake. Picnic beside the lake before returning to camp.

Meal(s) : Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Vancouver Island Camping Adventure

Day 8

Strathcona Provincial Park to Gulf Islands (278 km)

Explore Campbell River before enjoying a scenic drive to the ferry that takes you to Salt Spring Island. Enjoy a relaxing day on the secluded beaches, and an evening around a warm fire.

Meal(s) : Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Vancouver Island Camping Adventure

Day 9

Travel back to Victoria (28 km) then Fly home

Enjoy a final breakfast together before transferring to the airport for your flight home.

Meal(s) : Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Vancouver Island Camping Adventure

ACCOMMODATIONS

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

LOCATION
HOTEL
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Coast Victoria Harbourside(or similar)
Spacious two-person tent(or similar)

Room Specifications

During the Guided Tour, guests will stay in a standard room at all hotels, unless otherwise specified. Room occupancy: Maximum 2 persons

IMPORTANT INFO

DEPARTURE DATES

August 6 & 30, 2019
September 13, 2019

MORE TO KNOW

Personal equipment, including a sleeping bag and light day pack as well as tour guide gratuities are not included.

ACTIVITIES

Intensity levels of hikes: The tour begins with short walks in the beginning and progresses to easy hikes during the following days. The intensity of the day-long hike on Day 7 will depend on the group and can be adjusted accordingly. Individuals in the group can choose to participate in part of the hike rather than the entire distance. There is a lot of flexibility so that the guide can accommodate varying hiking abilities and fitness levels.

TRANSPORTATION

Transfers upon arrival and departure in Victoria are not included.

Pricing policies for this hotel

Non-Refundable

This is the full explanation of the non-refundable policy. This rate is non-refundable. If you choose to cancel or change this booking

Free Cancellation

This room includes the option of free cancellation before check-in. Refunds are not possible if you do not check in or if you check out early. Full details on the cancellation policy are displayed on the booking page.

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