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Grand Canadian Rockies & Alaskan Cruise Tour

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Our brand-new Grand Canadian Rockies & Alaskan Cruise itinerary includes a wonderful escorted tour through the Canadian Rockies, from Banff to Vancouver, and an awe-inspiring scenic cruise through Alaska’s renowned Inside Passage, aboard a luxury cruise ship.

Canada’s Rocky Mountains cut a swathe through the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia, the jagged peaks soaring above a landscape of forests, lakes and glaciers. Our tour takes in the best of the natural environment with sightseeing tours and exciting activities interspersed with Freedom Days to explore at leisure.

Beginning in the alpine resort town of Banff, our tour includes stops in the great waterside cities of Victoria and Vancouver, staying along the way in a mix of charming hotels and landmark properties such as the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge and Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Among the tour’s many highlights is a fabulous two-day journey aboard the Rocky Mountaineer, one of the world’s most scenic railway journeys.

From Vancouver we join our cruise ship, Holland America’s Koningsdam, for a relaxing yet thrilling seven-night cruise through Alaska’s famed Inside Passage. Ports of call include Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan, with visits to Glacier Bay and Tracy Arm Inlet before the cruise ends in Vancouver, bringing to a close our Grand Canadian Rockies & Alaskan Cruise itinerary.

Take the opportunity to explore Canada further by extending your holiday with a truly memorable trip to Knight Inlet. Deep in the sheltered waters of Knight Inlet and accessible only by sea or air, Knight Inlet Lodge provides guests with an opportunity to see grizzly bears and marine wildlife in one of the most beautiful settings in the world.

Day 1

Depart UK, Arrive Banff, 3 nights

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Embark on your Canadian adventure with Air Canada, departing from London Heathrow. Flights from Manchester via Toronto are also available at no extra cost. Upon arrival in Calgary, our awaiting coach will set us on a westward journey along the Trans-Canada Highway, where the captivating foothills of the Rocky Mountains will lead us to the stunning Banff National Park. Here, the majestic peaks of the Canadian Rockies will greet us, as we arrive in the picturesque town of Banff. Depending on your chosen departure date, you will be transferred to Moose Hotel & Suites, Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa, or The Rimrock Resort Hotel for the first three nights of your stay.

Included meals:

In-flight meals and drinks on international flights

Day 2


Banff Sulphur Mountain

Nestled within the awe-inspiring Banff National Park lies the captivating town of Banff. This renowned park, the first of its kind in Canada, presents a unique combination of magnificent peaks, verdant meadows, and unspoiled lakes. Further enhancing its allure are the natural hot springs.

Our day commences with a captivating tour of the area, offering glimpses of the iconic landmarks Banff Springs Hotel, Tunnel Mountain and Bow Falls. Brace yourself for adventure as we hop aboard the Banff Gondola, ascending towards the peak of Sulphur Mountain. From here, we can enjoy unforgettable panoramic views of the surrounding area.

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Day 3

Banff Freedom Day

Banff Hot Springs

Today is our first Freedom Day in Canada. Take the opportunity to unwind or, if you prefer, embark on a little adventure. Thrill-seekers might enjoy a picturesque helicopter ride, while those ready for relaxation might choose to indulge in the world-renowned hot springs of Banff. Alternatively, immerse yourself in a wildlife safari, with glimpses of the prominent wildlife including bull elk, bighorn sheep, and osprey.

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Day 4

Lake Louise, Overnight

Lake Louise, couple on the lake

Tour Highlight
Today is another tour highlight. We begin by venturing into the heart of the Canadian Rockies, crossing the Continental Divide via the scenic Kicking Horse mountain pass. Our first destination is the celebrated Yoho National Park, renowned for its majestic waterfalls and towering mountains. We’ll explore notable attractions including the awe-inspiring Emerald Lake with its mesmerising waters.

Returning to Banff National Park, our next stop is the internationally acclaimed Lake Louise, praised as one of the world’s most picturesque lakes. Its turquoise waters, surrounded by mountains and the impressive Victoria Glacier, create a captivating scene that’s photograph-worthy. Weather permitting, we’ll also visit Moraine Lake in the rugged Valley of the Ten Peaks. As the day comes to a close, we’ll stay at the esteemed Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, ideally situated at the lake’s base. After check-in, you’re free to indulge in the exclusive amenities provided at this impressive hotel.

Included meals:

Breakfast and dinner

Day 5

Jasper, 2 nights

couple walking on the icefields

After enjoying breakfast amidst our picturesque surroundings, we embark on a journey North along the Icefields Parkway. Prepare to be captivated by the astonishing lakes with their crystal clear hues, invigorating mountain streams, dense woodlands, and awe-inspiring snow-capped peaks. Our destination is the renowned Athabasca Glacier, one of the six primary glaciers fed by the Columbia Icefields. Upon arrival, we board the ‘Snowcoach,’ an all-terrain ice explorer vehicle, and venture onto the Athabasca Glacier itself. Positioned at an impressive elevation of 2,700 metres, an experienced guide accompanies us, sharing their knowledge about the glaciers and environment and offering us the opportunity to walk on the ice. Afterwards, our journey continues towards Jasper, where we will be staying for the next two nights at the magnificent Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. This enchanting mountain resort provides sweeping vistas of majestic mountains and the captivating Lac Beauvert.

Included meals:

Breakfast and dinner

Day 6


Maligne Lake, Spirit Island

Jasper, recognised for its significance relating to European fur trading history, was designated as a National Park by the federal government in 1907. Jasper National Park is home to some of the world’s most impressive peaks, verdant valleys, tranquil lakes, and astonishing icefields and glaciers. Today, our itinerary begins with an exciting day-long sightseeing excursion, commencing with a trip to Maligne Canyon. Our journey then continues to Maligne Lake, the largest lake in the Canadian Rockies. Should the weather allow it, we will then enjoy a narrated cruise to Spirit Island, a picturesque gem within the lake. Upon returning to our peaceful hotel surroundings later in the afternoon, the remainder of the day is yours to spend at your leisure. We recommend a refreshing cocktail at the local bar, or join fellow travellers to share your highlights from the trip so far.

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Day 7

Rocky Mountaineer/Kamloops overnight

Rocky-Mountaineer onboard

Tour Highlight
Prepare for another incredible adventure today as we embark on another tour highlight. Board the iconic Rocky Mountaineer from Jasper as we continue our exploration of the stunning Canadian Rockies by rail. Enjoy the SilverLeaf service with impeccable hospitality, oversized windows in the glass-domed carriage, and delectable meals paired with exceptional wines. Upgrade options to GoldLeaf service are also available.

From the Rocky Mountaineer, we witness the majestic backdrop of the Continental Divide, with scenic river valleys of the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains. Look out for bald eagles and elk along the way. Highlights include Mount Robson, the tallest peak in the Canadian Rockies, and the impressive Pyramid Falls. Don’t miss the opportunity to get a closer look from the outdoor viewing area. Our journey continues alongside the North Thompson River until we reach Kamloops, where we’ll transfer to our hotel for the night, arranged by Rocky Mountaineer.

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch PLUS selected onboard drinks

Day 8

Rocky Mountaineer/Vancouver, overnight

Rocky-Mountaineer silverleaf dinning

Tour Highlight
After a delightful early breakfast, we continue our journey on the Rocky Mountaineer towards the vibrant city of Vancouver. Prepare to be mesmerised by the changing landscapes, from desert vistas to pristine forests and scenic river canyons. Keep an eye out for the Fraser River, famous for its massive salmon run, and be amazed by the breathtaking Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Upon arrival in Vancouver, we transfer to the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel for an overnight stay.

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch PLUS selected onboard drinks

Day 9

Victoria, 2 nights


We kick off our day with a delightful cruise through the stunning Gulf Islands, making our way to Vancouver Island. Upon arrival, our first stop is the renowned Butchart Gardens, a world-class botanical paradise.

Take your time to explore the impressive displays and immerse yourself in the beauty of the gardens. Afterwards, we continue our journey to Victoria – the provincial capital of British Columbia and a town with a rich gold rush history. You’ll have the opportunity to discover the city’s pioneering heritage through its museums, art galleries, pioneer homes, and grand mansions.

Our accommodation for the next two nights will be at the Inn at Laurel Point or the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort, both conveniently located with scenic views overlooking Victoria’s harbour.

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Day 10


Orca watching

This morning, join our sightseeing tour of Victoria, known as the ‘Sunshine City of Gardens.’ Visit notable attractions including Beacon Hill Park, Thunderbird Park, and Oak Bay. Experience the beauty of lush green spaces, stunning gardens, and captivating ocean views.

Enjoy the hanging flower baskets, talented buskers along the Inner Harbour, and the overall enchanting atmosphere of Victoria. After, the rest of the day is yours to sit back and relax – or you may prefer to embark on an unforgettable whale-watching cruise.

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Day 11

Vancouver, 2 nights

Vancouver Yale Town

Today we return to Vancouver, cruising through the scenic Gulf Islands resort region, a beloved summer getaway for residents of British Columbia and Washington State. Our captivating sightseeing tour begins at the iconic Stanley Park, a vast green oasis with stunning views along the famous Seawall. Explore the park’s landmarks, monuments, and beautiful gardens, including an impressive collection of totem poles representing the heritage of First Nations.

We continue our exploration in English Bay, known for its beaches, shopping, and dining options, and visit Canada Place, a significant national landmark welcoming visitors and ships to the west coast. Our tour also takes us to Gastown, a trendy downtown area, and Chinatown, where we can enjoy the vibrant local culture.

At the end of the day, we head to our accommodation for the next two nights. We will be staying at the Delta Vancouver Downtown Suites, offering an unparalleled opportunity to relax and unwind as you reflect on today’s adventures.

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Day 12

Vancouver Freedom Day

Today is another Freedom Day, presenting an opportunity to explore the enchanting city of Vancouver at your own pace.

Marvel at the city’s impressive high-rise buildings and picturesque harbours and inlets. Venture northward to discover the allure of mountain peaks like Grouse Mountain, or explore the fertile farmlands of the Fraser River Valley to the south and east.

You might wish to consider embarking on a tour of Grouse Mountain and Capilano Suspension Bridge, an exhilarating adventure featuring scenic chair rides and guided eco-walks, providing an unforgettable experience. Another option is to take a cruise of Vancouver’s inner harbour. The choice is yours to make the most of your day.

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Day 13

Alaskan Inside Passage Cruise, 7 nights

couple on deck of Koningsdam

Tour Highlight
After a relaxed morning, we embark on the Koningsdam, a ‘Pinnacle Class’ ship operated by Holland America Line, as we set sail from Vancouver on a remarkable seven-night Alaskan Cruise.

Prepare to experience the magnificent Alaskan wilderness and wildlife by exploring its serene waters from a cruise vessel, getting up close to breathtaking steep mountain walls and enjoying remarkable views.

No matter what your preferred category of stateroom, you can expect outstanding dining, top-notch entertainment, and impeccable service derived from Holland America’s 150-year cruising legacy.

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 14

At Sea

As we awake to our first full day aboard the Koningsdam, we cruise through Alaska’s Inside Passage. This protected network of waterways provides ample chances to witness Alaska’s iconic wildlife from the comfort of our deck. Camera at the ready! Keep an eye out for humpback whales, orcas, majestic bald eagles, and brown bears along the shoreline. Embrace the delightful onboard experience, making the most of Koningsdam’s excellent amenities.

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 15

Tracy Arm Inlet and Juneau

Koningsdam Juneau

Today is undoubtedly another trip highlight. Welcome to Tracy Arm Inlet, a picturesque waterway that winds through Tongass National Forest, embraced by towering cliffs and glacier-clad mountains.

Admire the untouched scenery, where melting snowcaps give rise to cascading waterfalls along the shoreline. Keep a lookout for an array of wildlife, including black and brown bears, wolves, deer, moose, seals, and whales. At the fjord’s end, witness the stunning sapphire blue hues of the Sawyer Glaciers.

Later, we arrive at Juneau, the capital of Alaska, nestled between the Coast Mountains and the Gastineau Channel. This cosmopolitan outpost can only be accessed by air or sea, offering a truly unique experience. Choose from various optional shore excursions, such as sightseeing and culinary tours of downtown Juneau, visits to Mendenhall Glacier, whale watching, or salmon fishing. In the evening, we depart Juneau and sail overnight to Skagway.

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 16


Koningsdam Skagway

As a new day dawns, we set our sights on another destination! Skagway, once a bustling port during the Klondike Gold Rush, played a pivotal role as the primary gateway to the fabled gold fields, attracting over 100,000 eager miners. Today, this town preserves many remarkable buildings from that era. Choose from a variety of optional excursions to enhance your experience, such as a walking tour to explore the ‘Garden City of Alaska,’ a ride on the White Pass & Yukon narrow-gauge railway, trying your hand at gold panning, or discovering the historic Chilkoot Trail. This evening, we bid farewell to Skagway and embark on an overnight sailing to Glacier Bay.

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 17

Glacier Bay

Koningsdam Glacier Bay

Tour Highlight
A stand-out tour highlight. As a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, Glacier Bay National Park harbours a protected ecosystem of plants and animals, thriving amidst the ever-changing glacial terrain. Immerse yourself in the enchanting ambience of the “living” ice, accompanied by its distinctive creaks and groans. Keep watch for potential ice calving, witnessing chunks of ice breaking off and plunging into the sea, creating towering sprays of water.

Layer up as we venture out onto the open deck, equipped with your binoculars and camera, to marvel at the tranquil snow-dusted mountains and untouched scenery. Keep an eye out for humpback whales or a wandering brown bear along the shores. Our local experts will be aboard the ship too, offering insights into the wonders of this magical land as we cruise through.

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 18


Koningsdam Ketchikan totem poles

Take advantage of a leisurely morning as we approach Ketchikan, known as Alaska’s ‘First City.’ Nestled alongside the banks of the Tongass Narrows, Ketchikan has long been a significant hub for the salmon-fishing industry. Indulge in the exceptional freshness of local seafood at renowned restaurants. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of native Alaskan nations by visiting the Totem Heritage Center and Totem Bight State Park, where intricately carved totem poles await your admiration. Or, if you prefer, explore the town on foot and browse for souvenirs like sample smoked salmon and local artwork.

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 19

At Sea

Koningsdam WorldStage_BBC-OnePlanet

Today we continue our journey along the awe-inspiring Inside Passage, where you’ll be surrounded by magnificent wilderness and impressive views. The coastline is once again adorned with majestic snowy peaks, lush forests, and stunning glaciers. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife sightings as you revel in the serenity of this remarkable journey. There will be plenty of onboard activities to enjoy too, we recommend attending the ‘BBC Earth in Concert’ at the ship’s World Stage, a mesmerising orchestral score paired with fascinating BBC Earth footage. Or, perhaps you’d prefer to unwind in one of the ship’s stylish bars and restaurants. The choice is yours.

Included meals:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 20

Depart Vancouver

first nations Totem poles victoria

After a delightful breakfast, we will disembark at the vibrant port of Vancouver this morning. Take advantage of the remaining hours to soak in the city’s charm before we head to the airport for your afternoon flight back to the UK, with a connection in Toronto.

Included meals:

Breakfast and in-flight drinks and meals on international flights

Day 21

Arrive UK

Canada bears

Our flight arrives in the UK this morning, bringing our unforgettable Canadian and Alaskan adventure to an end – but the memories we will cherish for a lifetime.

Included meals:

Breakfast, in-flight meals and drinks

Extend your holiday

Take the opportunity to explore Canada further by extending your holiday with a truly memorable trip to Knight Inlet. Deep in the sheltered waters of Knight Inlet and accessible only by sea or air, Knight Inlet Lodge provides guests with an opportunity to see grizzly bears and marine wildlife in one of the most beautiful settings in the world. Spend one night at Campbell River on Vancouver Island before taking a 45-minute floatplane to Knight Inlet Lodge, home for a truly memorable two-night stay. On your return, overnight stay in Vancouver before departing for the UK.

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Grand Canadian Rockies & Alaska Cruise — Departure dates & prices

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The departure grids below illustrate various room options and prices for the Alaskan Cruise, along with a choice of SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf service aboard the Rocky Mountaineer.

Inside Stateroom (Alaskan Cruise)

Departure dateSilverLeaf GoldLeafAvailabilityOffer
24 June ^£7,995£8,595ON REQUEST
01 July +£7,795SOLD OUT7 ROOMS

Ocean View Stateroom (Alaskan Cruise)

Departure dateSilverLeafGoldLeafAvailabilityOffer
24 June ^£8,545£9,145ON REQUEST
01 July +£8,345SOLD OUT7 ROOMS

Verandah Stateroom (Alaskan Cruise)

Departure dateSilverLeafGoldLeafAvailabilityOffer
24 June ^£8,895£9,495ON REQUEST
01 July +£8,645SOLD OUT7 ROOMS

* This departure stays at Caribou Lodge in Banff & Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe in Victoria.
+ This departure stays at Rimrock Resort in Banff & Inn at Laurel Point in Victoria.
^ This departure stays at Moose Hotel & Suites in Banff & Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe in Victoria.
~ This departure stays at Moose Hotel & Suites in Banff & Inn at Laurel Point in Victoria.

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin or double room.

Single occupancy supplement
June & September 2024: Inside Stateroom From £2,595, Ocean View Stateroom From £3,095, Verandah Stateroom From £3,395.

July & August 2024: Inside Stateroom From £2,695, Ocean View Stateroom From £3,195, Verandah Stateroom From £3,495.

£1,000 per person if travelling Economy Class, £1,950 per person if travelling Premium Economy Class, £3,750 per person for Signature Class.

Flight upgrades
Upgrade to Premium Economy Class from £1,595 per person return, or Signature Class from £3,795 per person return.

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Upgrades to Lakeview rooms may be possible. Please call for prices and availability.

Holland America Alaska Cruise
Different cabin categories are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Visa information
You are required to obtain an Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) before travelling to Canada and Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) for your Alaska cruise. For more information on applying for your visa and the associated costs, please refer to our FAQs.

Important information
Our holiday prices are subject to fuel surcharges and the availability of flights in the lowest fare booking class. The correct price will always be confirmed to you before you book, and once you have booked, our Price Promise will guarantee there will be no further increases. For full terms and conditions see our terms and conditions page.

So much included

At Distant Journeys, we offer a leisurely and flexible tour of Canada with so much included in the price. Your scheduled international flights, overseas transfers, expertly chosen hotels, daily breakfast, experienced local tour managers and knowledgeable guides, and many amazing excursions are all included.

Flights with award-winning scheduled airlines

  • Return economy class flights
  • Fly with Air Canada from London Heathrow or Manchester
  • All airport charges, security charges and any applicable fuel surcharges
  • UK Air Passenger Duty

Carefully selected hotels

  • Superior and first class hotels in great locations
  • All hotel porterage
  • Applicable hotel taxes

Many meals worth £432 per person

  • Daily breakfast
  • Two dinners

All-Inclusive on the Rocky Mountaineer

  • Daily breakfast and lunch
  • Selected alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Gratuities train crew

Alaska Cruise

  • All meals in selected restaurants
  • Selected onboard entertainment and activities

Unforgettable experiences

  • Sightseeing tours in Banff, Victoria and Vancouver
  • Explore Banff National Park and ride the Banff Gondola to Sulphur Mountain
  • Discover Yoho National Park and Emerald Lake
  • Overnight at the spectacular Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Drive the stunning Icefields Parkway
  • Experience the Athabasca Glacier
  • Travel through Jasper National Park and cruise Maligne Lake
  • Enjoy delightful Butchart Gardens, Victoria
  • Cruise Alaska’s scenic Inside Passage, including visits to Tracy Arm Inlet and Glacier Bay
  • Opportunity to visit the Alaskan towns of Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan

On the ground

  • Services of an experienced local Tour Manager
  • All overseas transfers
  • Modern, air-conditioned coaches throughout

100% confidence

  • Your holiday is covered by our Price Promise
  • Your holiday is fully ATOL protected

Moose Hotel & Suites, Banff

Moose Hotel & Suites extends a warm welcome, with interiors that blend rich natural materials and mountain elegance. Located on Banff Avenue, it is just a minute’s walk away from the heart of downtown Banff. This charismatic hotel features rooftop… Find out more >
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Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa, Banff

Situated in Banff National Park, around a fifteen minute drive from the National Park gates, Banff Caribou Lodge offers an ideal mountain lodge retreat and sits on Banff Avenue, the main street in the town. Alongside spectacular mountain scenery, guests… Find out more >
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The Rimrock Resort Hotel, Banff

Contemporary yet influenced by its rich history and unique architecture, The Rimrock Resort Hotel is nestled into the side of Sulphur Mountain and features 333 guest rooms and suites offering incredible alpine views of the surrounding landscape. Located in close… Find out more >
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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Lake Louise

This truly iconic hotel needs little introduction, and a stay here is a true tour highlight. Surrounded by the Canadian Rocky Mountains and its glistening lake, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise sits proudly upon its namesake’s banks, capturing all the wonder… Find out more >
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Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Jasper

This 700-acre mountain resort is nestled in Jasper’s National Park, wrapped around the shores of a pristine lake and one of Canada’s premiere golf courses. Guests can discover this charming village of heritage log cabins with over 400 superb guest… Find out more >
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Coast Coal Harbour Vancouver Hotel by APA, Vancouver

The Coast Coal Harbour Hotel is situated in downtown Vancouver, in close proximity to some of the city's greatest attractions. If the Vancouver Convention Centre or Stanley Park are destinations you want to tick off your list, then you’re staying… Find out more >
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Inn at Laurel Point, Victoria

The Inn at Laurel Point is perfectly positioned overlooking Victoria Harbour. If you enjoy browsing art, you needn’t even visit a gallery as pieces from the Arsens’ Art Collection are on display throughout the hotel, making your surroundings a true… Find out more >
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Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort, Victoria

Nestled on the edge of Victoria Harbour, this recently renovated hotel offers a prime position, with attractions such as Butchart Gardens and the Royal British Columbia Museum nearby. With waterfront views and modern décor you can expect a comfortable stay… Find out more >
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Delta Vancouver Downtown Suites, Vancouver

Occupying a superb location in downtown Vancouver, this all-suite hotel is within walking distance of Stanley Park and the trendy, historic Gastown district, close to Vancouver’s many must-see attractions. Your Stay Guest suites have a separate bedroom and living areas… Find out more >
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Koningsdam, Inside Passage

Stretching 500 miles along the Pacific Ocean, Alaska’s Inside Passage boasts one of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. A series of sheltered waterways and ever changing scenery, the rich landscape boasts magnificent fjords, snow-capped mountains and towering glaciers – all… Find out more >
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Banff Upper Hot Springs

Banff: Banff Upper Hot Springs

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Banff: Evening Wildlife Safari

As the sun dips below the craggy peaks, the inhabitants of Banff National Park come alive in the tranquil hours leading up to twilight. Experience the magic of wildlife at...

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Banff: Cowboy Cookout & Wagon Ride

Experience Banff’s traditional cowboy culture on this true western excursion! Enjoy incredible mountain scenery on a covered-wagon ride along the tranquil Bow River. Upon arrival at ‘3 Mile Cabin’ in...

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Banff: Continental Divide Scenic Helicopter Flight

Immerse yourself in some of the most sublime landscapes that Canada has to offer. Embark on this remarkable helicopter flight and witness the stunning views of the famous Three Sisters...

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Banff: Mount Assiniboine Scenic Helicopter Flight

Fondly known as the “Matterhorn of the Canadian Rockies”, majestic Mount Assiniboine rises to a height of 3,611 metres, which towers over the glacier along the Great Divide and sits...

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Banff: Three Sisters Peaks Helicopter Flight

Embrace your adventurous side with a spectacular helicopter tour to the Three Sisters Peaks (Hope, Charity and Faith). Upon entering the Spray Valley Provincial Park, inhale awe-inspiring scenery of the...

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Banff Lake Cruise

Banff: Lake Minnewanka Cruise

Immersed in the rugged wilderness of Banff National Park lies the magnificent Lake Minnewanka. For over 10,000 years people have hunted and camped along these idyllic shores, whilst the past...

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Vancouver: Sea Safari

Take an exhilarating sea safari aboard a 30-foot rigid hull inflatable boat, venturing through Howe Sound, the southernmost fjord in North America and enjoy a guided nature tour of coastal...

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Vancouver: Scenic Seaplane Flight

Embark on scenic flight of the breath-taking North Shore Mountains. Departing from the vibrant Coal Harbour in downtown Vancouver, prepare to be amazed as you enjoy a comprehensive aerial view...

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Vancouver: Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge

Embark on an unforgettable journey starting with a scenic drive across the majestic Lion's Gate Bridge. Your first stop will be the Capilano Fish Hatchery, where you will gain insights...

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Victoria: Whale Watching – Covered Boat

This three-hour coastal excursion is an exhilarating round trip of 50-80 kilometres in search of orcas, humpback whales, minke whales, grey whales, porpoises, harbour seals and other marine wildlife. You...

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Victoria: Whale Watching – Zodiac Boat

Embark on an exciting coastal adventure spanning 50 to 80 kilometres, in search of magnificent sea life such as orcas, humpback whales, minke whales, grey whales, porpoises and harbour seals....

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Victoria: Scenic Seaplane Flight

Embark on a captivating circular flight that sweeps over the vibrant downtown area of Victoria and the picturesque Strait of Juan de Fuca, with the majestic Olympic Mountains as a...

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More time to explore

Knight Inlet Lodge is renowned for it’s population of grizzly bears and marine wildlife in one of the most spectacular, unspoiled settings in the world, surrounded by ancient forests and snow-capped mountains. Only accessible by sea or air, Knight Inlet Lodge is perfect for immersing yourself in true wilderness — a wildlife retreat set in splendid isolation.

Why not extend your Grand Canadian Rockies tour with our Knight Inlet holiday extension. Spend one night at Campbell River on Vancouver Island before taking a 45-minute floatplane to Knight Inlet Lodge, home for a truly memorable two-night stay. On your return, overnight in Vancouver before departing for the UK.

Knight Inlet Lodge, bear cubs

Knight Inlet Tour

4 nights from £2,995pp

Deep in the sheltered waters of Knight Inlet and accessible only by sea or air, Knight Inlet Lodge is a wildlife retreat set in splendid isolation. Guests can see grizzly bears and marine wildlife in one of the most beautiful,…

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