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Enjoy the best of Western Canada with a 14 day adventure tour through Vancouver Island, Whistler, and the Canadian Rockies. With our Pacific Pass, you’ll go hiking and swimming, and enjoy stunning views of mountains, glacial lakes, rivers and waterfalls in the wilds of British Columbia and Alberta. And you’ll have lots of opportunities to try the adventure activities we have on offer! If you’re coming this far, why not do it all? Moose tours are designed for 18 to 35 year olds, but we welcome all adventurous travellers that are 18+. Note: the Pacific tour is a combination of the Island Explorer, Sea to Sky, and Caribou tours.

Description:
Itinerary

Day 1: Vancouver - Tofino

Stop At: Horseshoe Bay, Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver, British Columbia
Take a scenic ferry ride across the Georgia Strait from Horseshoe Bay to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Englishman River Falls Provincial Park, 2245 Errington Rd, Errington, British Columbia V0R 1V0 Canada
We'll stop for a picnic lunch (not included) in this Provincial Park, which features walking trails through beautiful west coast rainforest, waterfalls, and a great freshwater swimming hole! As an alternative, we may stop at the similar Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park further down the road.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sproat Lake Provincial Park, Lakeshore Road, Port Alberni, British Columbia Canada
See 10,000 year old petroglyphs carved into the rock along the lakeshore. If you didn't go for a swim at lunch, why not jump in here?
Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Pacific Rim National Park, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 3A0 Canada
We’ll make our way into Pacific Rim National Park for our first glimpse of the pristine beaches, battered coastlines, and hundreds of islands.

Stop At: Tofino, Tofino, Clayoquot Sound, Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Then it’s on to Tofino, a quaint little fishing village on the West Coast, and our home for the next two nights.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: HI Tofino Whalers on the Point - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

Day 2: Tofino Free Day

Stop At: Tofino, Tofino, Clayoquot Sound, Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Take this free day to do whatever you please! With so many optional activities on offer, such as whale watching, soaking in 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.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: HI Tofino Whalers on the Point - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

Day 3: Tofino - Victoria

Stop At: Cathedral Grove, BC-4, Alberni Hwy MacMillan Provincial Park, Port Alberni, British Columbia Canada
Walk the trails through this old-growth rainforest to see 800 year old trees up to 76 metres tall!
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Coombs, Coombs, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
See the world famous (in Canada!) Goats on the Roof at the Old Country Market in Coombs!
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Chemainus, Chemainus, Cowichan Valley Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Chemainus features more than 3 dozen outdoor murals and a dozen sculptures, making it the largest outdoor art gallery in Canada.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Duncan, Duncan, Cowichan Valley Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Snap a photo of the World's Largest (Ice) Hockey Stick at the ice hockey arena in Duncan!
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Victoria, Victoria, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Our destination for the night is the BC provincial capital, Victoria, named after Queen Victoria of Britain. Check out the bright lights and vibrant scene in the Inner Harbour after sunset!
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Ocean Island Backpackers or HI Victoria - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

Day 4: Victoria - Vancouver

Stop At: Victoria, Victoria, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Spend your free time during the day exploring the city sights around the Inner Harbour, including the Parliament Buildings, Empress Hotel, and Royal BC Museum. We recommend walking the waterfront boardwalk to Fisherman’s Wharf, and exploring Fan Tan Alley in Chinatown, the oldest Chinatown in Canada.
Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Swartz Bay, BC, Canada
Take another scenic ferry ride back across the Georgia Strait to Tsawwassen, and continue back to Vancouver where our day ends.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: HI Vancouver Jericho Beach Hostel - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

Day 5: Vancouver - Whistler

Stop At: Cypress Mountain, 6000 Cypress Bowl Road, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7V 3N9 Canada
Get a unique view of Vancouver from above (weather permitting).
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Shannon Falls Provincial Park, Squamish, British Columbia V0N 1H0 Canada
See the third highest waterfalls in BC, the 335 m Shannon Falls!
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Alice Lake Provincial Park, Highway 99 (13 kilometers north of Squamish), Squamish, British Columbia V0N 3G0 Canada
We'll stop for a picnic lunch (not included) in this Provincial Park, where you can also go for a swim or walk the loop trail.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Brandywine Falls Provincial Park, Highway 99, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1H0 Canada
Take a short walk through west coast rainforest to these picturesque falls and hear the story of how they were named.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Whistler, Whistler, British Columbia
We'll arrive in Whistler in the afternoon, with time for relaxing, activities, or exploring the village. Enjoy an included dinner and then rip it up in the bars and nightclubs tonight!
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: HI Whistler - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

Day 6: Whistler - Vancouver

Stop At: Whistler, Whistler, British Columbia
We don’t leave until the afternoon today, so you’ll have plenty of time to get your thrill on by ziplining, bungee jumping, downhill mountain biking, or hiking on either Whistler or Blackcomb Mountains. If you’re looking to relax, find a spot in one of the beautiful parks. The day is yours to enjoy as you please!
Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Tantalus Lookout, B.C., Sea To Sky Highway,, BC-99, Squamish, BC V0N 1H0, Canada
Enjoy views of the glacier-capped Tantalus Range of the Coast Mountains!
Duration: 15 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: HI Vancouver Jericho Beach Hostel - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

Day 7: Vancouver - Kelowna

Stop At: Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park, Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park, British Columbia
At our first stop, we’ll take a short walk in a west coast rainforest to check out Bridal Veil Falls.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hope, Hope, British Columbia
We'll stop to pickup lunch supplies in the self-proclaimed "Chainsaw Carving Capital of Canada", the town of Hope, BC.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sudbury Beach, Skaha Lake Road, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 6G8 Canada
After crossing through the Coastal Mountains, we arrive in the semi-arid grasslands of the Okanagan where we’ll go for a paddle board on Skaha Lake in Penticton.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kelowna, Kelowna, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia
Then it’s onto Kelowna on Lake Okanagan, our destination for the night.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Samesun Kelowna - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

Day 8: Kelowna - Banff

Stop At: Last Spike, Trans-Canadian Highway 1 25 kms east of Sicamous, 50 kms west of Revelstoke, Craigellachie, British Columbia V0E 2J0 Canada
See this historic site where the last railroad spike on the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven in November 1885, connecting Canada from West to East.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Revelstoke, Revelstoke, Kootenay Rockies, British Columbia
In Revelstoke, you'll have the option to go kayaking on a lake, in beautiful, hand crafted wooden kayaks, surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery!
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Banff, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta
Continuing onwards, we’ll finally enter the Rocky Mountains and cross over the Kicking Horse Pass into Alberta and Banff National Park. Our day finishes in the historic town of Banff, in the heart of the mountains.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: HI Banff Alpine Centre - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

Day 9: Banff - Rampart Creek

Stop At: Moraine Lake Rd off Great Divide Hwy, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada
Our day begins at the stunning Moraine Lake, in the Valley of the Ten Peaks. Please note that this is a seasonal stop.
Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta
We'll see one of the most famous and photographed lakes in the world, Lake Louise!

Stop At: Crowfoot Glacier, Improvement District No. 9, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada
See for yourself (sort of!) why it's called the Crowfoot Glacier.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Mistaya Canyon, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada
We'll take an easy walk down to the impressive Mistaya Canyon.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: HI Rampart Creek Wilderness Hostel, Banff National Park Of Canada, AB-93, Banff, AB T1L 1B3, Canada
Tonight we stay in a rustic, wilderness hostel alongside Rampart Creek. Why not take a dip in the creek, then relax in the wood-burning sauna, before enjoying a campfire under the stars tonight?
Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: HI Rampart Creek Wilderness Hostel - mixed gender, dormitory-style room

Day 10: Rampart Creek - Jasper

Stop At: Athabasca Falls, Hwy 93, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0 Canada
We'll stop at Athabasca Falls, one of the most powerful and picturesque waterfalls in the Rockies.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Maligne Canyon, Maligne Road, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0 Canada
Then it’s on to Maligne Canyon, the deepest canyon in Jasper, for a scenic hike that crosses several bridges with amazing views into the canyon.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jasper, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta
Afterwards, we’ll roll into the Jasper townsite where you’ll have the rest of the afternoon and evening free to explore on your own.
Duration: 10 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: New HI Jasper - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

Day 11: Jasper - Banff

Stop At: Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre, Highway 93 Icefields Pkwy, Improvement District No. 12, Jasper National Park, Alberta T1L 1J3 Canada
Our main attraction today is the Columbia Ice-field, the largest ice-field in the Rocky Mountains at 325 square kilometres.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Samesun Banff - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

Day 12: Banff Free Day

Stop At: Banff, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta
Spend the day as you wish in the heart of the Rocky Mountains! Hiking, exploring the town, or for an additional cost rafting the Bow River, taking the Sulphur Mountain gondola, relaxing in the Upper Hot Springs...you decide!
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Samesun Banff - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

Day 13: Banff - Kelowna

Stop At: Takakkaw Falls, Yoho National Park, British Columbia Canada
These magnificent falls in Yoho National Park are some of the highest in Canada at 381m! Note: this is a seasonal stop.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Emerald Lake Road, Yoho National Park, British Columbia Canada
We'll stop for photos at the pristine Emerald Lake, also in Yoho NP.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Natural Bridge, Yoho National Park, British Columbia Canada
Not far from Emerald Lake, we'll check out this natural wonder, which spans the Kicking Horse River.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kalamalka Lake Lookout, Vernon, British Columbia Canada
We’ll also stop for a photo at the stunning Kalamalka Lake viewpoint after reaching the Okanagan Valley.
Duration: 15 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Samesun Kelowna - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

Day 14: Kelowna - Vancouver

Pass By: Lake Okanagan, Kelowna, British Columbia Canada
Today we cross the beautiful Okanagan Lake and climb over high mountain passes as we make our way to the west coast.

Stop At: Othello Tunnels, Othello Road Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park, Hope, British Columbia V0X 1L1 Canada
We'll explore the Othello Tunnels, named after the Shakespearean character, and part of the now defunct Kettle Valley Railway system.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Hope, Hope, British Columbia
We'll stop in Hope, BC for lunch (not included) before making our way back to Vancouver, where this trip ends.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

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    Location: Vancouver, Canada

    Duration: 14 days

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      Operates: See Availability

      Departure Point:
      1: Samesun Vancouver, 1018 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1L5, Canada
      2: HI Vancouver Jericho Beach, 1515 Discovery St, Vancouver, BC V6R 4K5, Canada
      3: HI Vancouver Downtown Hostel, 1114 Burnaby St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1P1, Canada
      4: Cambie Seymour Hostel, 515 Seymour St, Vancouver, BC V6B 3H6, Canada
      5: HI Vancouver Central, 1025 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1L4, Canada


      Departure Time: 7:45 AM

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    • Inclusions:
      • 4x Breakfast
      • 4x Dinner
      • Accommodation included: 13 nights
      • 13 nights accommodation in mixed gender, hostel dorm-style rooms
      • Moose Bus transportation
      • 2 scenic ferry rides to and from Vancouver Island
      • Services of a professional & fun tour guide/driver
      • Paddleboarding on Skaha Lake
      • National Park fees

    • Exclusions:
      • Meals except as indicated under Inclusions
      • Optional activities

    • Other Information:
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Minimum age is 18 years
      • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
      • Luggage Restrictions: Each passenger is restricted to one reasonably sized main backpack, bag, or suitcase to be stored in the bus luggage compartment, with a maximum allowable weight of 23kg (50lbs) and maximum linear dimensions (Height + Width + Depth) of 158cm (62in). In addition, each passenger may bring one small daypack that will be carried in the passenger compartment of the bus. Moose reserves the right to refuse to accept luggage that exceeds our weight and/or size restrictions. Moose will not cover any storage costs incurred by the client as a result. If Moose chooses to accept overweight or oversize luggage, we will charge a fee of $50 per bag for overweight/oversize pieces. Note that the decision to accept an overweight/oversize piece can only be made at departure.
      • Near public transportation
      • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
      • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers


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