Whistler and Victoria Floatplane Adventure
Experience Whistler and Victoria on this 5 Day West Coast floatplane adventure.
Ride the Peak 2 Peak Gondola in Whistler, go whale watching and visit the world-famous Butchart Gardens for 50 acres of flower displays in Victoria.
This is the perfect package to see some of the province's best in limited time.
Itinerary at a Glance
Day 1 Vancouver to Whistler | Sea to Sky Gondola Today tour scenic Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler and enjoy panoramic vistas of the Howe Sound and the Coastal Mountain Range. Highlights along the way include the 335 metre Shannon Falls and the awe-inspiring Sea to Sky Gondola. After an exciting 10-minute ride to the top of Habrich Ridge, your views change dramatically, rising above the towering canopy of a coastal rainforest and upward above Howe Sound and the neighbouring mountains. Continue the journey too Whistler. This world famous ski resort is located at the base of Whistler-Blackcomb Mountains and hosted many 2010 Olympic outdoor sporting events. Spend an afternoon exploring the eclectic downtown shops and cafes of the pedestrian village, hiking along nature trails, or relaxing and breathing in the fresh mountain air. We have included admission to the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre which can be used anytime during your stay in Whistler. This authentic cultural experience features art and exhibits showcasing the histories, creative works and cultures of the Indigenous peoples of the region.
Day 2 Whistler Exploring | Peak 2 Peak Gondola Ride Today board the longest and highest lift in the world for an unparalleled perspective of British Columbia’s rooftop – from incomparable views of towering volcanic peaks to coastal rainforest. Disembark and the experience is far from over. Scenic walking trails, mountaintop restaurants, wildlife viewing, and indoor interpretive displays are ready for discovery.
Day 3 Whistler to Victoria | Floatplane This morning is free to explore Whistler before departing by floatplane bound for Victoria’s Inner Harbour. Enjoy spectacular views of the Gulf Islands, Black Tusk peak & Howe Sound.
Day 4 Victoria | Whale Watch Cruise This coastal excursion is an exhilarating round trip of 50 to 80 kilometres in search of Orcas, minke whales, grey whales, porpoises, harbour seals and other marine wildlife. You will ride aboard a 14-metre ocean cruiser or a custom-built Zodiac boat that offers high speed with extraordinary stability giving you an exhilarating, safe and intimate whale watching experience. Comments by a certified Marine biologist and naturalist are provided. Balance of the day is free to explore Victoria.
Day 5 Victoria to Vancouver | Floatplane Butchart Gardens Tour From Victoria’s Inner Harbour, we take you to the Butchart Gardens, named a National Historic Site of Canada in 2004, this 22 Hectares (55 acres) of breathtaking gardens on the 53 hectare (130 acre) estate are visited by more than a million people each year. The gardens are glorious any time of year. Once at the gardens stroll through the floral splendor which greets you at every turn. Victoria to Vancouver | Floatplane Mid-afternoon depart downtown Victoria by floatplane for the scenic flight back to the harbour in downtown Vancouver and transfer to your chosen hotel where your Whistler & Victoria floatplane adventure comes to an end.
- 2 nights accommodation in Whistler
- 2 night accommodation in Victoria
- Vancouver to Whistler with Sea to Sky Gondola Tour
- Peak 2 Peak Gondola
- Admission to Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre
- Scenic floatplane flight Whistler & Victoria
- Whale Watching Tour - Option of Zodiac or Covered Boat
- Butchart Gardens Tour
- Scenic Floatplane flight Victoria & Vancouver
- Luggage allowance for floatplane is 25 lbs (11.5kg) per person including checked and carry-on luggage
Hotel Information | Superior Grade
- Whistler - Delta Village Suites | One Bedroom
- Victoria - Inn at Laurel Point | Laurel Wing Guest Room
Hotel Information | Deluxe Grade
- Whistler - Fairmont Chateau Whistler | Fairmont Room
- Victoria - Fairmont Empress Hotel | Fairmont Room
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DATES & PRICING
Departs from Vancouver: Daily(Tour Code: MPYVR15)
01 May - 28 May, 2021
29 May - 28 Sep, 2021
01 May - 30 May, 2021
31 May - 27 Sep, 2021
Whistler and Victoria Floatplane Adventure
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