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Overview

Vancouver Island - a short ferry or flight from Vancouver - is booming with opportunities to try new foods and have new experiences.

This tour is curated and hosted by your guide who lives on Vancouver Island - therefore all activities on this itinerary are handpicked! This is a unique itinerary that you will not find elsewhere - it is a Tour of Distinction.

This is a small group tour with a maximum of 21 passengers.

Booking Contact - Linda Heiss

604 739 3683

Toll Free: 1800 872 9080 ext 307

7 Day Tour

Double Occupancy: CAD $2640

 

Pricing is per person based on double occupancy. Pricing does not include GST.

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Itinerary

Day 1 - September 19, 2021

Arrive Victoria

 

Arrival into Victoria is at your leisure, just make sure you are there in time to meet your fellow travellers in the lobby before walking to the Blue Crab Seafood restaurant. This restaurant has been selected for its reputation of excellence in seafood.

Meals Included: D
Accommodation:
Coast Harbourside Marina

Day 2 - September 20, 2021

Explore Victoria

There is so much to discover within a short walk from your hotel. Start the day with a Food Walk tour around downtown. This will include visits to the public market, Van Tan Alley and other uniquely Victoria locations.

 

After you have eaten your way through Victoria, relax as you are driven to the Abkhazi Garden. Here you will participate in a guided tour that will share with you the design and philosophy of the garden.

Your evening is free to enjoy an eatery you may have enjoyed in the morning or take a recommendation from your guide for somewhere else in Victoria. There are so many options!

Meals Included: B
Accommodation:
Coast Harbourside Marina

Day 3 - September 21, 2021

Slow Drive to Nanaimo

Enjoy  your breakfast at the hotel and prepare to enjoy the 'countryside' of Vancouver Island. Stops today on the way north to Nanaimo will include a cidery, in time to enjoy the cider festival, vineyards, local artisans and a tea farm.

Meals Included: B
Accommodation:
Coast Bastion Nanaimo

Day 4 - September 22, 2021

Slow Drive to Tofino

Although an Island, Vancouver Island is not short on artisan food production. Your journey today to Tofino will be broken up with stops at a farm and cheese factory as well as a stop at a 30yr old oyster farm.

Upon arrival in Tofino you will check into your hotel and then head out to dinner at the  well-known Schooner Restaurant.

Meals Included: B & D
Accommodation:
BW Tin Wis Tofino

Day 5 - September 23, 2021

Day Exploring Tofino
Both sides of Vancouver Island is known for being able to see whales as they migrate due to the abundance of food. Today you will go on a whale watching tour and then follow this with a local walking food tour.

Meals Included: B
Accommodation:
BW Tin Wis Tofino

Day 6 - September 24, 2021

Exploration back to Victoria

The Pacific Rim National Park is a west coast experience in nature characterised by beaches and rugged coastal mountains. Here you will visit Kwisitis where the new exhibits about the land, sea, sky and people of the area await you.

Once you visit at Kwisitis is completed, you will make your way back to Victoria, but not before a stop in Port Alberni at the only on-the-water restaurant and a stop at a winery in the Cowichan valley to buy some bottles to take home.

Meals Included: B
Accommodation:
Coast Harbourside Marina

Day 7 - September 25, 2021

Exploration back to Victoria

Today say farewell to your fellow travellers and your guide. You can spend your day exploring Victoria at your leisure or make your way home.

Meals Included: B
Details

INCLUDED

       6 nights accommodation as described

       Professional tour leader

       Transportation on deluxe mini-coach

       10 meals - as described including food tours

       Sightseeing and attractions as described

NOT INCLUDED

       Travel Insurance

       Items of a personal nature

       Transportation to/from Victoria