Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia, is historic and very British. It boasts castles, a great pub and culinary culture and gardens but also coastal scenery and a lot of natural attractions. This trip takes you through the Strait of Juan de Fuca where you will soak in some of the greatest coastal sites in the world and makes great hiking options available to you from Victoria.
This trip is designed to be added onto the end of any of your larger trips with West Adventures; thus it begins on Saturdays and ends on Tuesdays. But it can also stand on its own as a short trip.
The trip will normally done together with clients on our Vancouver Island Explorer trip, in one of our minibuses; thus it may be partially guided. If you want to do it entirely on your own, then West Adventures can arrange a car rental for you.
Minimum 2 passengers to Guarantee this tour
Duration: 4 days/3 nights
Departure and End City: Vancouver
Included meals: none
Included Activities: Transportation, Ferry crossings&reservations
Day 1: Meet your West Adventures consultant and any fellow adventurers at the joining hotel in Vancouver.
Day 2: You depart Vancouver for the ferry terminal that takes you across the scenic Strait of Georgia to Vancouver Island. On arrival in Victoria, you will have a plethora of options presented to you, to enjoy the city and coastal area for two days.
Day 3: Continue working through the menu of options that you began yesterday. Choose more of the things you enjoyed the most, or do something entirely different. The options are many.
Day 4: You make your way back to the Ferry terminal and cross back to the British Columbia mainland. Depending on your further plans, you may want to arrive back by noon, so that you can do a city tour in the afternoon.
Tour Add-on Packages (Optional Excursion Add-ons)
How to add optional tour packages
Some of our tours have optional add-on packages which secure those activities for you in advance, and may be less expensive and less hassle than booking them individually while on your trip. You can add these packages on at check out.
Add-on 1: Escorted Tour:
This package may be a self drive option including; car rental, directions, activity suggestions, accommodations, and more. If it falls on the same dates as our Vancouver Explorer trip this will be an escorted tour with a guide, who does the driving and commentary. If there is no scheduled trip but you wish to have a guide with you for the duration there is an additional supplement
Price: $Call for more information.
Add-on 2: Single Supplement
Our trip prices are based on two people sharing rooms and tents. Single travellers will be paired up with others of the same gender for room assignments. Subject to availability, travellers may upgrade to single rooms and tents by adding a single supplement to their tour. The single supplement for this trip is CAD$255