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6 Days | 5 Nights
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.
Start of Program
Jul 21, 2013
Independent arrivals to the hotel in Vancouver; check-in after 4:00 pm. Dinner is at 6:00 pm.
You will be staying at the Best Western Sands by the Sea that night.
Location: Vancouver, BC
Nearest city or town: Vancouver
Nearest highway: Highway 1 - Trans Canada
Nearest airport: Vancouver International

End of Program
Jul 26, 2013
Ferry transfer to Tsawwassen ferry terminal. Departures from Tsawwassen ferry terminal. Public transit available to airport or downtown Vancouver.
You will be staying at the The Canadian Princess the night before.
Location: Vancouver, BC
Additional transportation information same as above.
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, air conditioning, FREE high speed wireless Internet access, iPod/iPhone/iPad Clock Radios, mini fridges, 100% non-smoking, voice mail.

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 bar on site.

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: 4:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: Located in the village of Ucluelet, near Tofino and Long Beach on Vancouver Island, The Canadian Princess Resort offers warm hospitality, comfortable accommodation and great food. The sunrises and sunsets over the harbor are simply unbeatable. The Canadian Princess, formerly a hydrographic survey ship, operates as a floating hotel and restaurant and is permanently moored in the Ucluelet Harbor. Stay in well-appointed on-shore accommodations.

Contact info:
1943 Peninsula Rd
Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0 Canada
phone: 250-726-7771
web: www.canadianprincess.com

Room amenities: Traditional hotel-style rooms with two double beds, cable, color television and private bathrooms.

Facility amenities: Relax with a drink in the Chart Room Lounge or chat with friends or other travelers in the Quarterdeck Lounge. If you are looking for a more adventuresome dining experience, you can take the shuttle bus from the hotel to the Wickaninnish Restaurant. The restaurant sits atop the rocky shore near Long Beach so that visitors can admire the stunning view of the Juan de Fuca Strait while indulging in savory and award-winning gourmet meals. Within easy walking distance visitors will find the charming village of Ucluelet, various hiking and oceanside trails.

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

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
9 Field trips
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