Start off with a ferry to Victoria from Vancouver to explore the scenic Butchart Gardens. Continue to Quadra Island to cruise the majestic Toba Inlet before moving on to sail the sheltered waters of Canada’s Inside Passage. Experience the charm of ski resort towns of Jasper and Banff while basking in the magnificent views of the Rocky Mountains.

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Enjoy a ferry through the Inside Passage taking in the stunning views of snow-capped mountains with rich forests.

Experience the spectacular scenery of Canada's coastline while on an eco zodiac tour of Desolation Sound.

Discover the scenic highlight of Maligne Lake, one of the most photographed lakes in the world.

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Day 1

Vancouver - Victoria

Take a ferry to Victoria and check out Butchart Gardens.

Day 2

Victoria - Quadra Island

Pass through the “City of Totems” before boarding a ferry to Quadra Island.

Day 3

Quadra Island Eco Wilderness Cruise

Cruise the majestic Toba Inlet, seeking Black Bears in their natural habitat.

Day 4

Quadra Island - Port Hardy

Take an optional Orca watching cruise from Port McNeil on your way to Port Hardy.

Day 5

Port Hardy - Prince Rupert

Sail the sheltered waters of Canada’s Inside Passage with BC Ferries. A wonderful array of snow-capped mountains combined with rich forests provides a background for a series of dramatic fjords.

Day 6

Prince Rupert - Smithers

Follow the Skeena River and pass through the mining town of Terrace.

Day 7

Smithers - Prince George

Continue along the Yellowhead Highway and onto Prince George.

Day 8

Prince George - Jasper

Follow mountain passes and raging rivers as you wind your way to Jasper.

Day 9

Jasper

Jasper is home to many scenic highlights including Maligne Lake, one of the most photographed lakes in the world.

Day 10

Jasper - Banff

Drive along the Icefields Parkway for spectacular views. Stop for an Ice Explorer ride onto the glacier.

Day 11

Banff

A full day to explore Banff and the surrounding area.

Day 12

Banff - Calgary

Drive to Calgary and return your rental car.

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