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Adventures Afloat: West Coast Voyage: Victoria, British Columbia and the American Pacific

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Program #20451RJ
10 Days | 9 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 25 total, 9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 9 dinner

We are unable to offer meal options outside of our standard menu on this program.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Royal Scot Hotel and Suites: Victoria, British Columbia, 2 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: With our convenient location in the heart of downtown Victoria, the largest city on Vancouver Island, BC, you can take a leisurely stroll along Victoria’s famous Inner Harbour, shop for treasures on Antiques Row or make business connections in Victoria’s nearby downtown core. Take a horse and carriage tour of Victoria with family and friends, create memories at Beacon Hill Park, and the Royal BC Museum is just around the block. Take in views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains. There’s so much to see and do right at our doorstep! Enjoy yourself in the Royal Scot Hotel & Suite’s beautiful indoor pool, whirl pool, sauna and exercise room. Have some fun in our billiards room or gather with friends for a hand of bridge or a movie in the games room. We offer free wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. For your convenience our courtesy shuttle is available to take you anywhere within Victoria's downtown core. After a full day, rest easy in the cozy comfort of the Royal Scot Hotel & Suites and feel at home in downtown Victoria.

Contact info:
425 Quebec Street
Victoria, BC V8V1W7 Canada
phone: 800-663-7515
web: www.royalscot.com/index.html

Room amenities: Our guest rooms include daily newspaper delivery, comfortable lounge chairs, coffee maker with complimentary coffee, tea and cookies, complimentary high speed wireless Internet, iron and ironing board and bathrobes.

Facility amenities: Our Guest Service Amenities include: Business Services Available Coin-Operated Guest Laundry Courtesy Shuttle between the Hotel and downtown Victoria daily Indoor Swimming Pool Hydrotherapy Pool Exercise Room with a variety of Fitness Equipment Billiards and Games Room Hotel Parking (for a fee) High speed Wireless Internet in all Guest Rooms and Hotel Common Areas Hotel Gift Shop Jonathon's Restaurant

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for availability & rates
Please contact the hotel directly on your own OR if you require personal assistance contact Maritime Travel toll free at 1-888-905-5959. A service fee MAY apply.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Best Western Sands by the Sea: Vancouver, British Columbia, 2 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Best Western Sands by the Sea is conveniently located one half block from the beach at beautiful English Bay and three blocks from Stanley Park's 1,000 acres of trails and gardens. Three bus routes stop at the front door for easy access to other parts of town.

Contact info:
1755 Davie Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5 Canada
phone: 604-682-1831
web: www.bestwesternsandshotelvancouver.com

Room amenities: In-room coffee makers, iron and ironing board, hair dryers.

Facility amenities: Hotel amenities include a sauna and exercise room. Same-day dry-cleaning and laundry service is available, and there is a Laundromat six blocks from the hotel. Restaurant and 2 bars on site.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Norwegian Pearl: At Sea, 5 nights
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: The Norwegian Pearl launched in 2006 as the third in the series of Jewel-class vessels. This ship, with its spaces, its flow, its dining and lounge options, is one of the most enjoyable large vessels around. The inclusion of a four bowling lanes and the Bliss Ultra Lounge in the space where most NCL ships have their department-store-sized shopping venue is a point of differentiation. She is immersed in jewel-toned designs (mauve and teal, turquoise and magenta, purple and blue, all with the occasional touches of fuchsia and orange), original art, and filled with upscale seating around its two pools and on the upper sun decks (faux wicker chairs and padded chaises, some double loungers with pillows).

Ship Information: NORWEGIAN SPIRIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Year Built: 2005 launched in 2006 Passenger Capacity: 2,394 (double occupancy) Gross Register Tonnage: 93,530 Registry: Bahamas Overall Length: 965 feet Max Beam: 105 feet Draft: 27 feet Engines: Diesel Electric Cruise Speed: 25 knots Crew: 1,099 Class and Type: Jewel

Contact info:
Norwegian Cruise Line
7665 Corporate Center Drive
Miami, FL 33126 USA
phone: 800-327-7030
web: www.ncl.com

Room amenities: Each cabin has air conditioning, wall-to-wall carpeting, a sitting area, flatscreen television,tea/coffee makers, high-speed internet connection, refrigerator, safe, and a private bath with shower and hairdryer. Some have a separate tub or tub/shower combination. There are no irons in the cabins, but can be ordered from housekeeping should it be required. Please note that the ship reserves the right to upgrade cabins which may place participants on a different deck.

Facility amenities: As with most NCL ships, the Pearl adheres to "Freestyle Cruising" which offers guests a more relaxed, resort-style cruise with flexible dining options, resort casual attire and leisurely disembarkation. The ship boasts 12 Freestyle restaurants; options run the gamut from a chi-chi and clubby steakhouse to a 24-hour comfort food diner, from an elegant French-inspired bistro to a fabulous Teppanyaki bar. There are 11 bars and lounges, the bowling alley, a five-level rock-climbing wall, and a contemporary kid's club. Other amenities include a swimming pool, chapel, casino, a spa and fitness center, basketball and tennis court, Full service Spa, internet lounge, library, video arcade, and a card room.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes



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9 nights of accommodations
25 meals: 9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 9 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips

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