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Pacific

14 Days

Start:
Vancouver
Ends:
Vancouver
Runs:
May–September
Price:
From $1299 CAD
Western Canada, Vancouver Island, Vancouver, group travel, trips, Rocky Mountains, Canada, Map, Tour

Overview

Canadian holidays for adventure travelers!

 

Enjoy the best of Western Canada with a 14 day/13 night adventure tour through Vancouver Island, Whistler, and the Canadian Rockies. Relax on the beaches of Tofino, experience the alpine playground of Whistler and marvel at the world famous Rocky Mountains!

This Flexi-Pass allows you to extend your stay at our hub destinations, Vancouver & Banff, so you can explore at your own pace! You can choose to spend longer in Vancouver or Banff, or stick to the minimum schedule. Simply select your desired dates when you book online.

2018 DEPARTURE DAYS – from Vancouver

May 08 to September 18: Tuesdays, Fridays

TRAVELLING IN 2019? The Pacific itinerary is changing!
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2019 DEPARTURE DAYS – from Vancouver

May 03 to September 17: Tuesdays, Fridays

What’s included

  • Moose Bus transportation
  • Services of a professional & fun tour guide/driver
  • 2 scenic ferry rides to and from Vancouver Island
  • Paddleboarding on Skaha Lake
  • 4 group dinners
  • 4 breakfasts
  • National Park fees

Find out about our Hop on/Hop Flexibility.

Get more information on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

*Please note that accommodation is not included in the tour price. Accommodation in hostels is pre-booked for those that want it, or you can purchase our accommodation package.

Moose bus pass holders receive discounts on activities, attractions and accommodation.

Itinerary

14 days/ 13 nights | Flexi-Trip | Departing Vancouver Highlights

  • Ride the stunning Sea to Sky highway on the way to Whistler
  • Try Whistler's extreme activities like bungee jumping, zip-lining and mountain biking (optional extras)
  • Stop along the way at waterfalls and look-out points to experience the best tour of British Columbia
  • See the best spots in the Rockies such as Lake Louise, Moraine Lake and Johnson's Canyon
  • Stop along the Icefield Parkway between Banff and Jasper for Peyto Lake, Athabasca Glacier and various waterfalls
  • Find the best scenic stops along the way for picnics, photos & hiking opportunities
  • Visit Banff, Jasper and Yoho National Parks
  • Time for exploring the bustling mountain towns of Whistler and Banff
  • Your adventure begins this morning with a scenic ferry ride to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. Walk around the ship decks and keep an eye out for seals and orcas! We then head into the lush rainforests of Vancouver Island where you get great views of waterfalls, lakes, and 800-year old giant Douglas Fir trees. We make our way into Pacific Rim National Park for our first glimpse of the pristine beaches, battered coastlines, and hundreds of islands. Tonight we stay in Tofino, a quaint little fishing village on the West Coast. Dinner included

  • Reservations for tonight's accommodation are made at the HI Tofino
  • Take this free day to do whatever you please! With so many optional activities such as whale watching, 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.

  • Reservations for tonight's accommodation are made at the HI Tofino
  • We’ll head back across the island today along the east coast, passing through Ladysmith, birthplace of Pamela Anderson, and Chemainus, with its giant murals (39 outdoor murals). Tonight is spent in the lovely provincial capital of Victoria.

  • Reservations for tonight's accommodation are made at the Ocean Island Inn for Tuesday departures from Vancouver, and the HI Victoria for Friday departures from Vancouver
  • Spend the day checking out the inner harbour and city sights, including the Parliament Buildings, Royal BC Museum, and the waterfront. In the afternoon, we cruise back to Vancouver and the mainland on another scenic ferry ride.

  • Reservations for tonight’s accommodation are made at the HI Jericho
  • Head north along the Sea to Sky highway, you’ll get a unique view of Vancouver at the Cypress lookout. We’ll make stops at Shannon Falls (taller than Niagara!), and Brandywine falls. Jagged mountain peaks, sparkling glaciers, and peaceful lakes line our route. We’ll arrive in Whistler in the afternoon with time for relaxing, activities, or to explore the village. Enjoy dinner and then rip it up in the bars and nightclubs! Dinner included

  • Reservations for tonight’s accommodation are made at the HI Whistler
  • We don’t leave until the afternoon today, so you will have plenty of time to get your thrill on by ziplining, bungee jumping, downhill mountain biking, hiking up Whistler Mountain. If you’re looking to relax, find a spot in one of the beautiful parks, the day is yours to enjoy as you please! We stop along the scenic Sea to Sky highway for more picturesque waterfalls and historic sights before finishing the day in Vancouver.

  • Reservations for tonight are made at the HI Jericho
  • Leaving the city behind, we travel east into the mountains. For our first stop we’ll take a short walk in a west coast rainforest to check out Bridal Veil Falls. Following this, we’ll take lunch in the town of Hope. Making our way through the Coastal Mountains, we then stop for a paddle board at Skaha Lake in Penticton. The night is spent in Kelowna at the Samesun hostel. Stand Up Paddleboard and Dinner included.

  • Reservations for tonight’s accommodation are made at the Samesun Kelowna
  • Today we cross into the province of Alberta, hitting up four National Parks on our way into Banff. Our first stop of the day is in Revelstoke, where you have the option to kayak in hand crafted wooden boats. The Rocky Mountains and aqua blue glacier lakes await us. Tonight we settle in the historic town of Banff, in the heart of the Rockies. Breakfast included at Samesun Kelowna

  • Reservations for tonight’s accommodation are made at the HI Banff
  • We start today exploring Banff’s surrounding lakes - Minniwanka, Johnson, and Two Jack Lake. Soak up the awe inspiring Banff and Yoho National Parks, with visits to Johnston Canyon, Emerald Lake, Natural Bridges, Moraine Lake (seasonal), and Lake Louise. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife! Enjoy a real Canadian campfire tonight, and look for the Milky Way.

  • Reservations for tonight’s accommodation are made at the HI Lake Louise
  • Take in the jagged mountain peaks, raging rivers and explore the Icefields Parkway, named one of the most scenic drives in the world by National Geographic. Today we see the Columbia Icefields, Maligne Canyon and Athabasca Falls. Look out for wildlife as we explore the back roads around Jasper before heading back to the rustic Athabasca Falls hostel. It’s another great night by the campfire in a remote location with a star-filled sky, if you're lucky you may be able to see the Northern Lights!

  • Reservations for tonight’s accommodation are made at the HI Athabasca Falls
  • There’s no wifi in the forest but we promise you’ll make great connections

    It’s another day of jaw dropping vistas and scenic hikes as we make our way along the Icefields Parkway. Stops today include Tangle Falls, Mistaya Canyon and Peyto Lake. The tour returns to Banff, where you get a chance to explore the great nightlife, or relax at the Banff hot springs. Dinner included at Samesun Banff

  • Reservations for tonight’s accommodation are made at the Samesun Banff
  • Today is a free day and is yours to enjoy as you like in the heart of the Rocky Mountains! Enjoy the sites in the Banff area, hike a local mountain, or for an optional extra cost, go whitewater rafting, horseback riding, or mountain biking. Breakfast included at Samesun Banff

  • Reservations for tonight’s accommodation are made at the Samesun Banff
  • We leave the Rockies today with stops at Takakkaw Falls (seasonal), Giant Cedars Boardwalk and the quirky Log Barn. The Okanagan Valley is known for sandy beaches on crystal clear lakes, and lots of fun in the sun. Relax at the lake, or rock out in Kelowna tonight - it’s a university city with plenty of bars and nightclubs! Breakfast included at the Samesun Banff

  • Reservations for tonight’s accommodation are made at the Samesun Kelowna
  • Today we cross the beautiful Okanagan Lake and climb over high mountain passes before entering the Fraser Valley, and making a stop in the town of Hope. Then it’s back to Vancouver and time to say goodbye to your new friends. Breakfast included at Samesun Kelowna

  • You will need to make your own reservations for tonight’s accommodation
  • Dates & Prices

    Tours run from May to September each year.
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    Details

    The Pacific Flexi-Pass through Western Canada offers adrenaline seekers every adventure activity you chould imagine: bungee jumping, zip-lining, mountain biking, whitewater rafting and more. Moose offers dozens of options to soak in the scenery in a more relaxed way, like whale watching, hot springs or riding the peak to peak gondola for incredible mountain vistas.

    ACTIVITY

    Approx. $CAD

    Location

    Whale Watching Tour (2 hrs)

    From $100

    Tofino

    Bear Watching Tour (2 hrs)

    From $100

    Tofino

    Sea Kayaking Tour (2 hrs)

    From $65

    Tofino

    Natural Hot Springs & Whale Watching Tour (6.5 hrs)

    From $137

    Tofino

    Surfing (Lessons & rentals included, 3 hrs)

    $65

    Tofino

    Whistler Bungee

    $115

    Whistler

    Whistler Zip-line

    From $135

    Whistler

    Whistler Mountain Bike Park 101

    (Lesson, rental & sampler ticket, 2hrs)

    $167

    Whistler

    Whistler Peak to Peak Gondola

    $61

    Whistler

    Sea to Sky Sightseeing Flight

    (15 min flight over Squamish)

    $50

    Squamish (near Whistler)

    Parasailing

    $50

    Kelowna

    Paddleboarding

    Included

    Penticton (Kelowna)

    Lake Kayaking (2 hrs) $60 Revelstoke

    Banff Gondola

    $67

    Banff

    White Water Rafting

    From $130

    Kicking Horse (near Banff)

    Hot Springs

    $8

    Banff

    Horseback Riding (1-3 hrs)

    $72 - $174

    Banff

    Helicopter Ride (12-30mins)

    $121 - $291

    Banff

    Banff Mountain Bike Rental

    From $36

    Banff

    Icefield Snowcoach

    From $90

    Icefields (near Jasper)

    Glacier SkyWalk

    From $31

    Icefields (near Jasper)

    Hiking/Swimming

    Free

    Various Locations

    Wildlife Spotting

    Free

    Various Locations

    Moose books your accommodation for each night of the tour so all you need to worry about is having fun! We always choose top rated hostels with high quality accommodation and a fun atmosphere.

    Moose reserves a single bed per passenger in shared hostel dorm rooms. You simply pay for your bed when you arrive at the hostel or you can purchase the optional Accommodation Package.

    You must make your own reservation if:

    a) you would like to upgrade to a private room,

    b) you choose to stay in a different hostel/hotel, and always

    c) for the final night of the tour in Vancouver.

     

    Listed here are our preferred hostels in Western Canada. Prices range from CAD$25 to $75 plus tax per person per night. Pre-paid accommodation package is available. Find out more on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

    TOUR

    DESTINATION

    HOSTEL

    WEBSITE

    DAY 1 Vancouver > Tofino HI Tofino

    www.hihostels.ca

    DAY 2 Tofino Free Day HI Tofino

    www.hihostels.ca

    DAY 3 Tofino > Victoria

    Ocean Island

    *HI Victoria for Friday Departures from Vancouver

    www.oceanisland.com

    www.hihostels.ca

    DAY 4 Victoria > Vancouver HI Jericho Beach

    www.hihostels.ca

    DAY 5

    Vancouver > Whistler

    HI Whistler

    www.hihostels.ca

    DAY 6

    Whistler > Vancouver

    HI Jericho Beach

    www.hihostels.ca

    DAY 7

    Vancouver > Kelowna

    Samesun Kelowna

    www.samesun.com

    DAY 8

    Kelowna > Banff

    HI Banff

    www.hihostels.ca

    DAY 9

    Banff > Lake Louise (2018 departures)

    HI Lake Louise

    www.hihostels.ca

    DAY 9

    Banff > Rampart Creek (2019 departures)

    HI Rampart Creek

    www.hihostels.ca

    DAY 10

    Lake Louise > Jasper (2018 departures)

    HI Athabasca Falls

    www.hihostels.ca

    DAY 10

    Rampart Creek > Jasper (2019 departures)

    New HI Jasper

    www.hihostels.ca

    DAY 11

    Jasper > Banff

    Samesun Banff

    www.samesun.com

    DAY 12

    Banff Free Day

    Samesun Banff

    www.samesun.com

    DAY 13

    Banff > Kelowna

    Samesun Kelowna

    www.samesun.com

    DAY 14

    Kelowna > Vancouver

    N/A

    *Bed not reserved

      Pick Up Time Pick Up Location
    VANCOUVER > TOFINO    
    Hi Jericho 7:45am 1515 Discovery St, Vancouver
    HI Downtown 8:05am 1114 Burnaby St, Vancouver
    Cambie - Seymour 8:20am 515 Seymour St, Vancouver
    HI Central 8:30am 1025 Granville St, Vancouver
    SameSun Vancouver 8:30am 1018 Granville St, Vancouver
    TOFINO > VICTORIA    
    HI Tofino 8:30am 81 West St, Tofino
    VICTORIA > VANCOUVER    
    HI Victoria 3:00pm 516 Yates St, Victoria
    Ocean Island 3:15pm 791 Pandora Ave, Victoria
    VANCOUVER > WHISTLER    
    HI Jericho 8:15am 1515 Discovery St, Vancouver
    HI Downtown 8:35am

    1114 Burnaby St, Vancouver

    Cambie - Seymour 8:50am 515 Seymour St, Vancouver
    HI Central 9:00am 1025 Granville St, Vancouver
    SameSun Vancouver 9:00am 1018 Granville St, Vancouver
    WHISTLER > VANCOUVER    
    Whistler Bus/Taxi Loop 3:50pm Whistler Village (near visitors center)
    HI Whistler 4:00pm 1035 Legacy Way, Whistler
    VANCOUVER > KELOWNA    
    HI Jericho 7:30am 1515 Discovery St, Vancouver
    HI Downtown 7:50am 1114 Burnaby St, Vancouver
    Cambie - Seymour St 8:00am 515 Seymour St, Vancouver
    HI Central 8:10am 1025 Granville St, Vancouver
    SameSun Vancouver 8:10am 1018 Granville St, Vancouver
    KELOWNA > BANFF    
    SameSun Kelowna 8:00am 245 Harvey Ave, Kelowna
    BANFF > LAKE LOUISE (2018) or RAMPART CREEK (2019)    
    HI Banff 8:00am 801 Hidden Ridge Way, Banff
    Y Mountain Lodge 8:10am 102 Spray Ave, Banff
    SameSun Banff 8:15am 433 Banff Ave, Banff
    LAKE LOUISE > JASPER (2018 departures)    
    HI Lake Louise 8:30am 203 Village Rd, Lake Louise
    RAMPART CREEK > JASPER (2019 departures)    
    HI Rampart Creek 9:00am Highway 93 N, Banff National Park
    JASPER > BANFF    
    Jasper Train Station 8:15am 607 Connaught Dr, Jasper
    New HI Jasper (2019 departures) 8:30am 708 Sleepy Hollow Rd, Jasper
    HI Athabasca Falls (2018 departures) 9:00am Hwy 93, Jasper National Park
    BANFF > KELOWNA    
    HI Banff 8:00am 801 Hidden Ridge Way, Banff
    Y  Mountain Lodge 8:10am 102 Spray Ave, Banff
    SameSun Banff 8:15am 433 Banff Ave, Banff
    KELOWNA > VANCOUVER    
    SameSun Kelowna 9:00am 245 Harvey Ave, Kelowna

    1. Bring proper clothing for the tour. The weather in Canada is predictable, but changes in temperature can occur throughout the day depending on location (this is especially true in the mountains or during the spring and fall months elsewhere). Find out what else to bring on our FAQ page.
    2. If possible bring a credit card with you while traveling. Credit cards can be used as identification and for making deposits on rentals if needed.
    3. Don't forget your camera - we will guarantee that you will want to take photos of new friends, beautiful scenery and wild animals!
    4. Book your pre-departure accommodation in advance. Moose tours pick up at major hostels in Vancouver. Not sure where to stay? Contact our office for recommendations.
    5. If you have any other questions please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or contact our office.

    Reviews

    19 reviews of “Pacific

    Reviews

    1. Pacific
      Matthew Burrell

      Male, 33, United Kingdom
      The tour was really well run & the all guides were excellent. Would definitely recommend a tour with Colin and Hayley as guides.


      Rating: 5/5

    2. Pacific
      Kalana Norton

      Male, 19, Australia
      The trip was awesome! I saw so much of Canada within 2 weeks, woohoo! 😀


      Rating: 4/5

    3. Pacific
      Robert Ninness

      Male, 36, Canada
      A bunch of amazing tour guides that connected with everyone in each of their groups and made sure we had the best time! Always had a lot of interesting facts about the places we visited.


      Rating: 4/5

    4. Pacific
      Neil Booth

      Male, 26, United States
      Easy activities but very fun with some of the most amazing views. All guides were great!


      Rating: 4/5

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