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Vancouver to Tofino and the Pacific Rim Whale Festival

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Program #21275RJ
7 Days | 6 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: 15 total, 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

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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Best Western Abercorn: Vancouver, BC, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Best Western Plus Abercorn Inn is the only Vancouver airport hotel offering comfortable cozy charm with all the must haves for the modern traveler. Being a boutique, Vancouver airport hotel, for us, means that our staff is obsessed with making sure you have a great stay. You are going to love the attention we pay to the little details that make the difference. Shuttle service to and from Vancouver International airport is offered (every half hour/21 hours per day).

Contact info:
9260 Bridgeport Road
Vancouver, BC V6X 1S1 Canada
phone: 604-270-7576
web: www.abercorn-inn.com/

Room amenities: Wireless Wi-fi (HSIA 10 Mbps), mini-fridge, luxurious triple sheeting with eco friendly duvet inserts, flat Panel LCD TVs, free local telephone calls under 30 minutes, MP3 AM/FM alarm clock, in room coffee/tea maker (with Wolfgang Puck premium coffee), hairdryer, Egyptian cotton bathrobes, iron and ironing board, spa lineup personal care products, individually controlled A/C unit with wireless remote and dataports. Also: TV remote control sleeve wrap, extra hygienic pillow and blanket wrap, housekeeping inspection black light UV sterilizer wand - kills 99.9 % bacteria, viruses etc.

Facility amenities: Modern fitness centre, free hi-speed Wi-Fi Internet at a lightning 10 Mbps speed. On-site restaurant and lounge, outdoor patio, room service, full business center, ATM machines on-site and 24-hour front desk.

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.
Contact the hotel directly for information on additional nights at the hotel. Toll Free: 1-800-663-0085 or Email: reservations@abercorn-inn.com

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Additional nights after: Call for availability/rates.
Contact the hotel directly for information on additional nights at the hotel. Toll Free: 1-800-663-0085 or Email: reservations@abercorn-inn.com

Check out time: 12:00 PM
Marina West Hotel: Tofino, BC, 4 nights
Type: Motel

Description: Marina West Motel is a waterfront facility that offers the perfect setting for whale watching, eco adventures, fishing, boating, beachcombing and much more. Located on the waters edge in beautiful Tofino on the Pacific Ocean side (west coast) of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, our motel features a superb marine setting with a large array of land and water activities to satisfy all visitors throughout the year. Marina West is located near Pacific Rim National Park, Long Beach and Ucluelet. Whether it's salt water fishing in the protected waters of Clayoquot Sound, a game of golf at Long Beach Golf Club, whale watching, kayaking, bird watching or simply a romantic stroll or beachcombing the sandy beaches in Pacific Rim National Park, Tofino and the surrounding area has something for everyone. Enjoy great pub fare, daily food and drink features and friendly, attentive service in a marine setting overlooking the mountains of Clayoquot Sound. Within an easy walking distance in the community of Tofino, you will find banks, post office, drug store, hospital, grocery and hardware stores, many wonderful galleries and gift stores, parks, several marinas and wharves, float place service & dock, and garages. Marina West offers full marina facilities including showers and laundry. Our marina, located in the calm, quiet waters of Browning Passage is sheltered from the wind and surf of the open Pacific Ocean. With access to the channels and inlets of Clayoquot Sound, this is the perfect location to start a memorable fishing trip or boating excursion to explore the many miles of untouched shoreline in the area.

Contact info:
634 Campbell Street
P.O. Box 69
Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0 Canada
phone: 250-725-3277
web: www.marinawest.com/index.html#homepage

Room amenities: Our spacious rooms feature modern appointments with an emphasis on providing a comfortable, relaxed stay in Clayoquot Sound. Room amenities include: coffee machines, fridge, microwave, cable TV, data ports, voicemail and hairdryers. High speed wireless internet is available. Rooms offer views of the harbour and mountains or the forest and gardens.

Facility amenities: Marina West Motel offers rooms with ocean and garden views, meeting rooms, full service waterfront restaurant and a marine pub. Marina West offers the most affordable adventures in Tofino... truely something for everyone. Imagine escaping to Marina West located in Tofino on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, nestled in Clayoquot Sound on the doorstep of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. Whale watching, fishing, kayaking and surfing adventures are available.

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

Best Western Abercorn: Vancouver, BC, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Best Western Plus Abercorn Inn is the only Vancouver airport hotel offering comfortable cozy charm with all the must haves for the modern traveler. Being a boutique, Vancouver airport hotel, for us, means that our staff is obsessed with making sure you have a great stay. You are going to love the attention we pay to the little details that make the difference. Shuttle service to and from Vancouver International airport is offered (every half hour/21 hours per day).

Contact info:
9260 Bridgeport Road
Vancouver, BC V6X 1S1 Canada
phone: 604-270-7576
web: www.abercorn-inn.com/

Room amenities: Wireless Wi-fi (HSIA 10 Mbps), mini-fridge, luxurious triple sheeting with eco friendly duvet inserts, flat Panel LCD TVs, free local telephone calls under 30 minutes, MP3 AM/FM alarm clock, in room coffee/tea maker (with Wolfgang Puck premium coffee), hairdryer, Egyptian cotton bathrobes, iron and ironing board, spa lineup personal care products, individually controlled A/C unit with wireless remote and dataports. Also: TV remote control sleeve wrap, extra hygienic pillow and blanket wrap, housekeeping inspection black light UV sterilizer wand - kills 99.9 % bacteria, viruses etc.

Facility amenities: Modern fitness centre, free hi-speed Wi-Fi Internet at a lightning 10 Mbps speed. On-site restaurant and lounge, outdoor patio, room service, full business center, ATM machines on-site and 24-hour front desk.

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.
Contact the hotel directly for information on additional nights at the hotel. Toll Free: 1-800-663-0085 or Email: reservations@abercorn-inn.com

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Additional nights after: Call for availability/rates.
Contact the hotel directly for information on additional nights at the hotel. Toll Free: 1-800-663-0085 or Email: reservations@abercorn-inn.com

Check out time: 12:00 PM


The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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6 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences

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Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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