British Columbia

Vancouver & Victoria: Hike, Bike, Paddle and Explore Canada's Pacific Northwest

Explore the Pacific Northwest by kayak, bicycle and hiking trail as you learn about marine ecology, native cultures, Victorian-era sites and off-the-beaten path landmarks.
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Program No. 21437RJ
8 days
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At a Glance

Experience British Columbia’s iconic and hidden treasures in one great multi-activity adventure that ventures off-the-beaten path — discovering the best of Vancouver and Victoria as ocean and mountain vistas follow you wherever you go. In Vancouver, enjoy miles of clean beaches, beautiful gardens and the winding seawall, towering cedars, footpaths and totems of Stanley Park. By bike, kayak and on foot, explore Victoria’s waterways, parks and gardens.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Walk 3–5 miles with interpretive stops. Bike 12 miles over three hours on paved paths/trails. Kayak on calm, protected water, no experience required.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore Granville Island and the Public Market with a culinary expert and sample tastings of regional foods.
  • Experience a panoramic view of Vancouver Harbour and the Gulf Islands on an exciting journey to Victoria on Vancouver Island.
  • Explore by bike some of Victoria’s most treasured landmarks, gardens and seaside communities, including the historic Inner Harbour.
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John Adams
John Adams is the author of “Old Square-Toes and His Lady: The Life of James and Amelia Douglas.” Part historian and part storyteller, John has turned a passion for the past into a long career in history. His family-owned business, Discover the Past, provides a variety of historical educational programs for the community. His natural, lively, humorous and clear style makes his presentations both informative and memorable.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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John Adams
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George Baker
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