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Alberta/British Columbia

Western Canada by Train & Ferry: Grizzlies, Orcas & Totems

Program No. 21439RJ
Breathtaking vistas, unique wildlife, ancient cultures and traditional ways of life — discover this and more as you explore Western Canada from Alberta to the Inside Passage.
Length
13 days
Rating (4.83)
Activity Level
Starts at
5,649

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Please Note:
The itinerary for this program is different on certain dates.
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Prices displayed below are based on per person,doubleoccupancy.
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Jun 9 - Jun 21, 2023
Starting at
5,649
Itinerary Note

This departure travels Westbound, starting in Calgary, Alberta and ending in Vancouver, B.C.

Jun 13 - Jun 25, 2023
Starting at
5,649
Itinerary Note

This departure travels Westbound, starting in Calgary, Alberta and ending in Vancouver, B.C.

Jun 27 - Jul 9, 2023
Starting at
6,049
Itinerary Note

This departure travels Westbound, starting in Calgary, Alberta and ending in Vancouver, B.C.

Aug 7 - Aug 19, 2023
Starting at
6,149
Itinerary Note

This departure travels Eastbound, starting in Vancouver, B.C. and ending in Calgary, Alberta.

Aug 17 - Aug 29, 2023
Starting at
6,649
Itinerary Note

This departure travels Eastbound, starting in Vancouver, B.C. and ending in Calgary, Alberta.

Aug 21 - Sep 2, 2023
Starting at
6,149
Itinerary Note

This departure travels Eastbound, starting in Vancouver, B.C. and ending in Calgary, Alberta.

DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Jun 9 - Jun 21, 2023
Starting at
6,949
Itinerary Note

This departure travels Westbound, starting in Calgary, Alberta and ending in Vancouver, B.C.

Jun 13 - Jun 25, 2023
Starting at
6,949
Itinerary Note

This departure travels Westbound, starting in Calgary, Alberta and ending in Vancouver, B.C.

Jun 27 - Jul 9, 2023
Starting at
7,349
Itinerary Note

This departure travels Westbound, starting in Calgary, Alberta and ending in Vancouver, B.C.

Aug 7 - Aug 19, 2023
Starting at
7,549
Itinerary Note

This departure travels Eastbound, starting in Vancouver, B.C. and ending in Calgary, Alberta.

Aug 17 - Aug 29, 2023
Starting at
8,049
Itinerary Note

This departure travels Eastbound, starting in Vancouver, B.C. and ending in Calgary, Alberta.

Aug 21 - Sep 2, 2023
Starting at
7,549
Itinerary Note

This departure travels Eastbound, starting in Vancouver, B.C. and ending in Calgary, Alberta.

At a Glance

Discover the breathtaking range of the Canadian Rockies in Alberta and the magnificent natural beauty of British Columbia. The Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks are richly adorned with mountain peaks, glaciers, waterfalls, limestone caves and fossils. In British Columbia, the Inside Passage teems with marine life, while on shore the ancient coastal rainforest provides habitat for grizzlies and many other mammals. Join naturalists for an exploration of the Rocky Mountains, the Pacific Coast Mountains and the waterways of the West on this wildlife and wilderness adventure.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walk up to two miles daily over varied terrain. Embarking/disembarking ferries, trains and vessels. Some late-night arrivals and long days due to ferry and train schedules (subject to change).

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Explore Banff, Yoho and Jasper National Parks with experts and learn about their rich ecology and geology.
  • Experience British Columbia’s diversity of landscapes aboard Via Rail's Skeena train and on a BC Ferry ride.
  • Learn about the bioregion of the grizzly bear and observe these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.

General Notes

Select dates are designated for small groups and are limited to 24 participants or less.
Featured Expert
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Brent MacDonald
Brent Macdonald has been a resident of the Canadian Rockies for almost 30 years. As a geology expert, he provides a wealth of knowledge about geography and geomorphology. Brent has had a diverse career as a freelance natural history interpreter, also working as a consultant for a geotechnical engineering company. He has shared his knowledge of geology and natural history as an interpreter and guest lecturer. Brent is also a certified mountain leader and ski instructor.

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

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Kirsten Schmitten View biography
Kirsten Schmitten has spent over 30 years exploring, researching, writing and working in the Canadian Rockies. From her career as a park naturalist to her adventures with her warden husband, Kirsten’s love and knowledge of the natural and cultural history of Jasper makes her a captivating and sought after speaker. She is the owner of All Things Wild, a company specializing in connecting people to the natural and cultural history of Jasper National Park.
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Krista Bogen View biography
Krista is a teacher based in Vancouver and particularly knowledgeable in the Banff area and the natural wonders that populate Western Canada. With her passion for teaching and learning, her deep love for her home country and seeing new places, group leading has become one of Krista’s favorite things to do. She also loves meeting new people and discovering common ground among diverse groups of participants. “Let me take you on a journey to see what makes Canada such an amazing place!” says Krista.
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Hugh Southee View biography
A Geotechnical Engineer with experience in coal mining, Hugh has been leading people around the Burgess Shale area for five summers. With his love of education, he is dedicated to helping others learn about the wonders Mother Nature has created in the West. Living in the Rockies for eight years, nothing makes him happier than getting outside. Hugh has traveled the world for over a decade seeking rock and ice climbing adventures, and he also enjoys skiing and canoeing.
Profile Image of Brent MacDonald
Brent MacDonald View biography
Brent Macdonald has been a resident of the Canadian Rockies for almost 30 years. As a geology expert, he provides a wealth of knowledge about geography and geomorphology. Brent has had a diverse career as a freelance natural history interpreter, also working as a consultant for a geotechnical engineering company. He has shared his knowledge of geology and natural history as an interpreter and guest lecturer. Brent is also a certified mountain leader and ski instructor.
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Tracey Gage View biography
Tracy Gage feels most at home in nature. She has a bachelor’s in wildlife biology as well as a degree in geology and teaching. Tracy has been a professional excursion leader, educator and naturalist for over 20 years in the kind of jobs you only see on TV: grizzly bear and whale expert, hiking leader and mountain bike coach. Throughout the year she works as the executive director of a local not-for-profit group that trains educational excursion leaders to work in Alberta’s National Parks.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Handbook of the Canadian Rockies
by Ben Gadd
Geology, plants, animals, history and recreation from Waterton/Glacier to the Yukon.
The West Beyond the West, A History of British Columbia
by Jean Barman
A fascinating history of the Canadian province from the 18th century to the mid-1990s. The author weaves portraits of major personalities and events into a readable overview of the cultural and social influences that have shaped the region.
Moon Handbook British Columbia including the Canadian Rockies
by Andrew Hempstead
This comprehensive guide stakes out the best sites throughout British Columbia, nicely balancing practical detail with a good overview of the region and its attractions.
Bachelor Brothers' Bed and Breakfast
by Bill Richardson
Lake Woebegone goes British Columbian in this humorous slip of a novel about an unconventional Vancouver B&B, which features twin bookworm brothers, a talking parrot and a motley crew of hotel guests.
This Wild Spirit: Women in the Rocky Mountains of Canada
by Colleen Skidmore
In 1912, Mary Vaux, a botanist, glaciologist, painter, and photographer, wrote about her mountain adventures: “A day on the trail, or a scramble over the glacier, or even with a quiet day in camp to get things in order for the morrow's conquests? Some how when once this wild spirit enters the blood…I can hardly wait to be off again." Vaux's compulsion was shared by many women whose intellects, imaginations, and spirits rose to the challenge of the mountains between the late-nineteenth and mid-twentieth centuries. This Wild Spirit explores a sampling of women's creative responses—in fiction and travel writing, photographs and paintings, embroidery and beadwork, letters and diaries, poetry and posters—to their experiences in the Rocky Mountains of Canada.
The Cure for Death by Lightning
by Gail Anderson-Dargatz
The Cure for Death by Lightning sold more than a staggering 100,000 copies in Canada alone and became a bestseller in Great Britain, later to be published in the United States and Europe. It was nominated for the Giller Prize, the richest fiction prize in Canada, and received a Betty Trask Award in the U.K. The Cure for Death by Lightning takes place in the poor, isolated farming community of Turtle Valley, British Columbia, in the shadow of the Second World War. The fifteenth summer of Beth Weeks’s life is full of strange happenings: a classmate is mauled to death; children go missing on the nearby reserve; an unseen predator pursues Beth. She is surrounded by unusual characters, including Nora, the sensual half-Native girl whose friendship provides refuge; Filthy Billy, the hired hand with Tourette’s Syndrome; and Nora’s mother, who has a man’s voice and an extra little finger. Then there’s the darkness within her own family: her domineering, shell-shocked father has fits of madness, and her mother frequently talks to the dead. Beth, meanwhile, must wrestle with her newfound sexuality in a harsh world where nylons, perfume and affection have no place. Then, in a violent storm, she is struck by lightning in her arm, and nothing is quite the same again. She decides to explore the dangers of the bush. Beth is a strong, honest, and compassionate heroine, bringing hope and joy into an environment that is often cruel. The character of Beth’s haunted mother infuses the book with life by means of her scrapbook of recipes scattered throughout, with luscious descriptions of food, gardening, and remedies, both practical and bizarre. Seen through Beth’s eyes, the West Coast landscape is full of beauty and mysteries, with its forests and rivers, and its rich native culture.
After the Ice Age: The Return of Life to Glaciated North America
by E.C. Pielou
Eighteen thousand years ago, an immense sheet of ice covered all of present day Canada and northernmost U.S. This story tells of how a harsh terrain was transformed into the environment we know today.
Landslide
by Desmond Bagley
Geologist Bob Boyd, who works in British Columbia timber country, has no memory of his past following a terrible accident, which only he survived. Hired by the powerful Matterson Corporation to survey land before they build a great new dam, he begins to uncover the shaky foundations of the Matterson family and becomes a fly in their ointment. Matters are complicated when he falls in love with Claire Trinavant, the last link to a forgotten family whose name strikes a mysteriously resonant chord.
The Island Within
by Richard Nelson
A beautifully written tribute to the Pacific Northwest. Drawn from the author's journals, this is an account of the natural and cultural history of an island in the waters of Haida Strait, with emphasis on the relationship between people and the land.
Field Guide to Marine Mammals of the Pacific Coast
by Sarah G. Allen, Joe Mortenson, Sophie Webb
Sophie Webb, director of Oikinos, contributes the exquisite paintings for this outstanding field guide, the 100th in the California Natural History Guides series, perfect for the Sea of Cortez.
Lonely Planet Banff, Jasper & Glacier National Parks
by Lonely Planet Publications
This informative, compact guidebook in the excellent Lonely Planet series includes details on the history, geology and wildlife of the region.
Raven's End
by Ben Gadd
A young raven, with no memory of his past, arrives to the beautiful and dangerous landscape of Yamnuska, Banff. A book that looks at the complex world of ravens.
Field Guide to Banff National Park
by James Kavanagh
This fold-up, laminated card features 133 color drawings and short descriptions of commonly encountered wildlife and a map.
Rocky Mountain Natural History, Grand Teton to Jasper, A Trailside Reference
by Daniel Mathews
A comprehensive field guide and handbook covering the plants, animals, insects, geology and history of the region. With 480 color photographs and 11 line drawings.
Switchbacks, True Stories from the Canadian Rockies
by Sid Marty
A native Albertan and park warden in the Canadian Rockies, Marty relates colorful anecdotes from friends, colleagues and his own youth in this collection of tales, which includes A Horse Named Candy.
Mark of the Grizzly
by Scott McMillion
McMillion gives readers a thorough understanding of the behavior of these magnificent, yet deadly creatures through examples of encounters gone very wrong.
Barrow's Boys
by Fergus Fleming
Between 1816 and 1845, John Barrow and his hand-picked teams of elite naval officers scoured the globe’s empty spaces, which makes this book a tale of absurdly dangerous comedy as well as a harrowing personal endeavour. The book contains great details on all the British naval expeditions in search of the Northwest Passage from 1815 to 1850.
A Traveller's History of Canada
by Robert Bothwell
A readable and admirably concise march through Canadian history from prehistory to today, including a timeline.
National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest
by Peter Alden
A compact photographic guide to the wildflowers, trees, mosses, butterflies, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals of the Pacific Northwest.
The Great Bear Rainforest, Canada's Forgotten Coast
by Ian McAllister, Karen McAllister, Cameron Young
An environmental history of coastal British Columbia featuring handsome color photographs.
Meals
31 Meals
12 Breakfasts
9 Lunches
10 Dinners
The following choices may be available when requested in advance: Vegetarian, Gluten Free
Lodging
Lodgings may differ by date. Select a date to see the lodgings specific to that date.
Display
Aug 21, 2023 - Sep 02, 2023 (Vancouver, British Columbia to Banff, Alberta)
  • Jun 09, 2023 - Jun 21, 2023 (Calgary, Alberta to Vancouver, British Columbia)
  • Jun 13, 2023 - Jun 25, 2023 (Calgary, Alberta to Vancouver, British Columbia)
  • Jun 27, 2023 - Jul 09, 2023 (Calgary, Alberta to Vancouver, British Columbia)
  • Aug 07, 2023 - Aug 19, 2023 (Vancouver, British Columbia to Banff, Alberta)
  • Aug 17, 2023 - Aug 29, 2023 (Vancouver, British Columbia to Banff, Alberta)
  • Aug 21, 2023 - Sep 02, 2023 (Vancouver, British Columbia to Banff, Alberta)
1 night
Richmond
Combining convenience and luxurious comfort, The Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport is your natural choice. We offer unique dining options featuring local produce and sustainable food. Our waterfront property is on the banks of the Fraser River, overlooking our 158-slip marina on one side and the Coast Mountains on the other. On the doorstep of Vancouver International Airport, we provide a complimentary 24/7 shuttle service to and from the airport. There is a seasonal outdoor pool and 24-hour fitness centre. Guestrooms feature complimentary Wi-Fi, LCD Flat Screen TV with interactive HD programming and movie channels and a cordless phone. Hairdryer, Iron and board, Mogiana coffee, mini-fridge, tea and kettle.
2 nights
Telegraph Cove
Our brand new Lodge is situated on top of the hill, overlooking the cove, and has been built with timber milled on site to resemble the same outer structure as our Whale Interpretive Centre. Each of the twenty four rooms has two queen beds, full bathroom, mini-fridge and a sitting area with breathtaking views of the Johnstone Strait. Enjoy the common viewing room in the central atrium where hand crafted stained glass doors open up into a beautiful and unique wildlife gallery of paintings and hand carved art by local Vancouver Island artists. Be sure to visit our new atrium in the Lodge in Telegraph Cove.
1 night
Port Hardy
From Kwa'lilas: "Our guest rooms combine modern, chic design with local Aboriginal artistic expressions for a unique and comfortable stay. The rooms feature complimentary high speed internet, flat-screen TVs with extensive channel selection, in-room climate control, fridges, free Wi-Fi, walk in showers and delicious Spirit Bear brand in-room coffee service."
2 nights
Prince Rupert
Prince Rupert's Crest Hotel is situated on a high promontory overlooking the inner harbor, and enjoys one of the most scenic vantage points of Kaien Island. We offer comfortable and convenient accommodations only minutes from downtown Prince Rupert and the city’s major tourist attractions. From free open-air or covered parking, to complimentary wireless internet guests enjoy the many perks included in their stay at the Crest Hotel. A Fitness Centre, Gift Shop and choice of restaurant enhance the enjoyment and pleasure we provide. All rooms feature high-speed wireless internet access, coffee makers, irons, ironing boards and hair dryers.
1 night
Prince George
Welcome to the Ramada hotel located in the heart of Prince George British Columbia. A historic city that has become a hub and gateway for transportation, commerce, and tourism for the Province of BC and now, North America. As our valued guest, our team is dedicated to ensuring your visit is one to remember. On site Starbucks, fitness centre, indoor pool and business centre.
2 nights
Jasper
The Tonquin Inn is located in the heart of Jasper, a short stroll to all the historic locations of the town, like the town center's Parks Tourist Bureau building, or the old CN Railway Station.
3 nights
Banff
Banff may be a small resort town, but with its rich history, outdoor activities and breathtaking scenery, it’s a worthy alternative to the big city. We’re surrounded by the majestic mountains, lakes and forests of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, making it easy to truly unwind. Relaxation comes in all forms, including a fitness center, mineral pool and the full-service Grotto Spa. Sit down to a delicious locally sourced meal at Evergreen Restaurant and Lounge, or enjoy dining in the comfort of your guest room, featuring complimentary Wi-Fi, a 37-inch LCD TV and our cozy Sanctuary bed. Room amenities include alarm clock, coffee maker/tea service, individual climate control, iron and ironing board, mini fridge, foam pillows, separate tub and shower, bathtub with spray jets, bathrobe and hair dryer.
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1 night
Calgary
BEST WESTERN PLUS Port O' Call Calgary Airport Hotel is conveniently located only 3.72 miles (6 kms) from the Calgary International and also provides easy access to downtown Calgary, a number of Calgary attractions and Banff National Park. In addition, the hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet, an indoor pool, New Water Park featuring two slides, extensive fitness room, and several onsite restaurants for your convenience. Complimentary shuttle to/from Calgary Airport.
2 nights
Banff
An unparalleled Banff hotel, The Rundlestone Lodge is an ideal choice for accommodation in the Canadian Rockies. A sloped roof and rundle rocks set the scene for a mountain getaway at this attractive Banff lodge, where guests will find a warm welcome with a large open fireplace in the lobby and friendly staff at check-in. The Rundlestone Lodge offers a host of amenities including a health club with 45' lap pool, large whirlpool and quality exercise equipment; on-site dining.
2 nights
Jasper
The Tonquin Inn is located in the heart of Jasper, a short stroll to all the historic locations of the town, like the town center's Parks Tourist Bureau building, or the old CN Railway Station.
1 night
Prince George
Welcome to the Ramada hotel located in the heart of Prince George British Columbia. A historic city that has become a hub and gateway for transportation, commerce, and tourism for the Province of BC and now, North America. As our valued guest, our team is dedicated to ensuring your visit is one to remember. On site Starbucks, fitness centre, indoor pool and business centre.
3 nights
Prince Rupert
Prince Rupert's Crest Hotel is situated on a high promontory overlooking the inner harbor, and enjoys one of the most scenic vantage points of Kaien Island. We offer comfortable and convenient accommodations only minutes from downtown Prince Rupert and the city’s major tourist attractions. From free open-air or covered parking, to complimentary wireless internet guests enjoy the many perks included in their stay at the Crest Hotel. A Fitness Centre, Gift Shop and choice of restaurant enhance the enjoyment and pleasure we provide. All rooms feature high-speed wireless internet access, coffee makers, irons, ironing boards and hair dryers.
1 night
Telegraph Cove
Our brand new Lodge is situated on top of the hill, overlooking the cove, and has been built with timber milled on site to resemble the same outer structure as our Whale Interpretive Centre. Each of the twenty four rooms has two queen beds, full bathroom, mini-fridge and a sitting area with breathtaking views of the Johnstone Strait. Enjoy the common viewing room in the central atrium where hand crafted stained glass doors open up into a beautiful and unique wildlife gallery of paintings and hand carved art by local Vancouver Island artists. Be sure to visit our new atrium in the Lodge in Telegraph Cove.
1 night
Nanaimo
The hotel is located in the charming heart of downtown Nanaimo, near the ferry terminal and within walking distance to the seawall walkway, restaurants, bars and boutiques of all kinds. But with our spectacular ocean views, it may be tough to tear yourself away from your room! Our recently renovated Nanaimo accommodations are bright and modern, featuring complimentary Wi-Fi as well as access to our business center and well-equipped fitness center. You may also want to visit Pure Spa, located on the second floor for a little pampering or Studio 31 Salon to prepare for that special evening. Each of our Nanaimo hotel’s rooms have been designed to be welcoming and comfortable—featuring Juliet balconies with partial to full ocean views, large up-to-date bathrooms, and a bright and modern décor. Air conditioning, 47 inch LCD television, work desk, in-room coffee, 24 hour room service, in room safe, balcony doors that open, hair dryer, iron/ironing board.
1 night
Richmond
Combining convenience and luxurious comfort, The Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport is your natural choice. We offer unique dining options featuring local produce and sustainable food. Our waterfront property is on the banks of the Fraser River, overlooking our 158-slip marina on one side and the Coast Mountains on the other. On the doorstep of Vancouver International Airport, we provide a complimentary 24/7 shuttle service to and from the airport. There is a seasonal outdoor pool and 24-hour fitness centre. Guestrooms feature complimentary Wi-Fi, LCD Flat Screen TV with interactive HD programming and movie channels and a cordless phone. Hairdryer, Iron and board, Mogiana coffee, mini-fridge, tea and kettle.
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1 night
Calgary
BEST WESTERN PLUS Port O' Call Calgary Airport Hotel is conveniently located only 3.72 miles (6 kms) from the Calgary International and also provides easy access to downtown Calgary, a number of Calgary attractions and Banff National Park. In addition, the hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet, an indoor pool, New Water Park featuring two slides, extensive fitness room, and several onsite restaurants for your convenience. Complimentary shuttle to/from Calgary Airport.
2 nights
Banff
Banff may be a small resort town, but with its rich history, outdoor activities and breathtaking scenery, it’s a worthy alternative to the big city. We’re surrounded by the majestic mountains, lakes and forests of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, making it easy to truly unwind. Relaxation comes in all forms, including a fitness center, mineral pool and the full-service Grotto Spa. Sit down to a delicious locally sourced meal at Evergreen Restaurant and Lounge, or enjoy dining in the comfort of your guest room, featuring complimentary Wi-Fi, a 37-inch LCD TV and our cozy Sanctuary bed. Room amenities include alarm clock, coffee maker/tea service, individual climate control, iron and ironing board, mini fridge, foam pillows, separate tub and shower, bathtub with spray jets, bathrobe and hair dryer.
2 nights
Jasper
The Tonquin Inn is located in the heart of Jasper, a short stroll to all the historic locations of the town, like the town center's Parks Tourist Bureau building, or the old CN Railway Station.
1 night
Prince George
Welcome to the Ramada hotel located in the heart of Prince George British Columbia. A historic city that has become a hub and gateway for transportation, commerce, and tourism for the Province of BC and now, North America. As our valued guest, our team is dedicated to ensuring your visit is one to remember. On site Starbucks, fitness centre, indoor pool and business centre.
3 nights
Prince Rupert
Prince Rupert's Crest Hotel is situated on a high promontory overlooking the inner harbor, and enjoys one of the most scenic vantage points of Kaien Island. We offer comfortable and convenient accommodations only minutes from downtown Prince Rupert and the city’s major tourist attractions. From free open-air or covered parking, to complimentary wireless internet guests enjoy the many perks included in their stay at the Crest Hotel. A Fitness Centre, Gift Shop and choice of restaurant enhance the enjoyment and pleasure we provide. All rooms feature high-speed wireless internet access, coffee makers, irons, ironing boards and hair dryers.
1 night
Port Hardy
From Kwa'lilas: "Our guest rooms combine modern, chic design with local Aboriginal artistic expressions for a unique and comfortable stay. The rooms feature complimentary high speed internet, flat-screen TVs with extensive channel selection, in-room climate control, fridges, free Wi-Fi, walk in showers and delicious Spirit Bear brand in-room coffee service."
1 night
Nanaimo
Welcome to beautiful Nanaimo, the city of harbours. The Best Western Dorchester Hotel is conveniently located right downtown near the bustling Nanaimo Harbour, offering excellent views, professional service, immaculate rooms and extensive hotel features for your enjoyment. Our heritage, boutique-style hotel features 71 well-appointed rooms and suites, carefully designed for both business and leisure travellers. With thoughtful in-room amenities, including a Keurig K Cup coffee maker with complimentary coffee and teas, wake up after a restful sleep to a wonderful day in Nanaimo. We also offer pet friendly accommodations for travellers with pets in our designated pet-friendly rooms.
1 night
Richmond
Combining convenience and luxurious comfort, The Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport is your natural choice. We offer unique dining options featuring local produce and sustainable food. Our waterfront property is on the banks of the Fraser River, overlooking our 158-slip marina on one side and the Coast Mountains on the other. On the doorstep of Vancouver International Airport, we provide a complimentary 24/7 shuttle service to and from the airport. There is a seasonal outdoor pool and 24-hour fitness centre. Guestrooms feature complimentary Wi-Fi, LCD Flat Screen TV with interactive HD programming and movie channels and a cordless phone. Hairdryer, Iron and board, Mogiana coffee, mini-fridge, tea and kettle.
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1 night
Calgary
BEST WESTERN PLUS Port O' Call Calgary Airport Hotel is conveniently located only 3.72 miles (6 kms) from the Calgary International and also provides easy access to downtown Calgary, a number of Calgary attractions and Banff National Park. In addition, the hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet, an indoor pool, New Water Park featuring two slides, extensive fitness room, and several onsite restaurants for your convenience. Complimentary shuttle to/from Calgary Airport.
2 nights
Banff
Banff may be a small resort town, but with its rich history, outdoor activities and breathtaking scenery, it’s a worthy alternative to the big city. We’re surrounded by the majestic mountains, lakes and forests of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, making it easy to truly unwind. Relaxation comes in all forms, including a fitness center, mineral pool and the full-service Grotto Spa. Sit down to a delicious locally sourced meal at Evergreen Restaurant and Lounge, or enjoy dining in the comfort of your guest room, featuring complimentary Wi-Fi, a 37-inch LCD TV and our cozy Sanctuary bed. Room amenities include alarm clock, coffee maker/tea service, individual climate control, iron and ironing board, mini fridge, foam pillows, separate tub and shower, bathtub with spray jets, bathrobe and hair dryer.
2 nights
Jasper
The Tonquin Inn is located in the heart of Jasper, a short stroll to all the historic locations of the town, like the town center's Parks Tourist Bureau building, or the old CN Railway Station.
1 night
Prince George
Welcome to the Ramada hotel located in the heart of Prince George British Columbia. A historic city that has become a hub and gateway for transportation, commerce, and tourism for the Province of BC and now, North America. As our valued guest, our team is dedicated to ensuring your visit is one to remember. On site Starbucks, fitness centre, indoor pool and business centre.
3 nights
Prince Rupert
Prince Rupert's Crest Hotel is situated on a high promontory overlooking the inner harbor, and enjoys one of the most scenic vantage points of Kaien Island. We offer comfortable and convenient accommodations only minutes from downtown Prince Rupert and the city’s major tourist attractions. From free open-air or covered parking, to complimentary wireless internet guests enjoy the many perks included in their stay at the Crest Hotel. A Fitness Centre, Gift Shop and choice of restaurant enhance the enjoyment and pleasure we provide. All rooms feature high-speed wireless internet access, coffee makers, irons, ironing boards and hair dryers.
1 night
Port Hardy
From Kwa'lilas: "Our guest rooms combine modern, chic design with local Aboriginal artistic expressions for a unique and comfortable stay. The rooms feature complimentary high speed internet, flat-screen TVs with extensive channel selection, in-room climate control, fridges, free Wi-Fi, walk in showers and delicious Spirit Bear brand in-room coffee service."
1 night
Nanaimo
The hotel is located in the charming heart of downtown Nanaimo, near the ferry terminal and within walking distance to the seawall walkway, restaurants, bars and boutiques of all kinds. But with our spectacular ocean views, it may be tough to tear yourself away from your room! Our recently renovated Nanaimo accommodations are bright and modern, featuring complimentary Wi-Fi as well as access to our business center and well-equipped fitness center. You may also want to visit Pure Spa, located on the second floor for a little pampering or Studio 31 Salon to prepare for that special evening. Each of our Nanaimo hotel’s rooms have been designed to be welcoming and comfortable—featuring Juliet balconies with partial to full ocean views, large up-to-date bathrooms, and a bright and modern décor. Air conditioning, 47 inch LCD television, work desk, in-room coffee, 24 hour room service, in room safe, balcony doors that open, hair dryer, iron/ironing board.
1 night
Richmond
Combining convenience and luxurious comfort, The Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport is your natural choice. We offer unique dining options featuring local produce and sustainable food. Our waterfront property is on the banks of the Fraser River, overlooking our 158-slip marina on one side and the Coast Mountains on the other. On the doorstep of Vancouver International Airport, we provide a complimentary 24/7 shuttle service to and from the airport. There is a seasonal outdoor pool and 24-hour fitness centre. Guestrooms feature complimentary Wi-Fi, LCD Flat Screen TV with interactive HD programming and movie channels and a cordless phone. Hairdryer, Iron and board, Mogiana coffee, mini-fridge, tea and kettle.
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1 night
Richmond
Combining convenience and luxurious comfort, The Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport is your natural choice. We offer unique dining options featuring local produce and sustainable food. Our waterfront property is on the banks of the Fraser River, overlooking our 158-slip marina on one side and the Coast Mountains on the other. On the doorstep of Vancouver International Airport, we provide a complimentary 24/7 shuttle service to and from the airport. There is a seasonal outdoor pool and 24-hour fitness centre. Guestrooms feature complimentary Wi-Fi, LCD Flat Screen TV with interactive HD programming and movie channels and a cordless phone. Hairdryer, Iron and board, Mogiana coffee, mini-fridge, tea and kettle.
2 nights
Telegraph Cove
Our brand new Lodge is situated on top of the hill, overlooking the cove, and has been built with timber milled on site to resemble the same outer structure as our Whale Interpretive Centre. Each of the twenty four rooms has two queen beds, full bathroom, mini-fridge and a sitting area with breathtaking views of the Johnstone Strait. Enjoy the common viewing room in the central atrium where hand crafted stained glass doors open up into a beautiful and unique wildlife gallery of paintings and hand carved art by local Vancouver Island artists. Be sure to visit our new atrium in the Lodge in Telegraph Cove.
1 night
Port Hardy
From Kwa'lilas: "Our guest rooms combine modern, chic design with local Aboriginal artistic expressions for a unique and comfortable stay. The rooms feature complimentary high speed internet, flat-screen TVs with extensive channel selection, in-room climate control, fridges, free Wi-Fi, walk in showers and delicious Spirit Bear brand in-room coffee service."
2 nights
Prince Rupert
Prince Rupert's Crest Hotel is situated on a high promontory overlooking the inner harbor, and enjoys one of the most scenic vantage points of Kaien Island. We offer comfortable and convenient accommodations only minutes from downtown Prince Rupert and the city’s major tourist attractions. From free open-air or covered parking, to complimentary wireless internet guests enjoy the many perks included in their stay at the Crest Hotel. A Fitness Centre, Gift Shop and choice of restaurant enhance the enjoyment and pleasure we provide. All rooms feature high-speed wireless internet access, coffee makers, irons, ironing boards and hair dryers.
1 night
Prince George
Welcome to the Ramada hotel located in the heart of Prince George British Columbia. A historic city that has become a hub and gateway for transportation, commerce, and tourism for the Province of BC and now, North America. As our valued guest, our team is dedicated to ensuring your visit is one to remember. On site Starbucks, fitness centre, indoor pool and business centre.
2 nights
Jasper
The Tonquin Inn is located in the heart of Jasper, a short stroll to all the historic locations of the town, like the town center's Parks Tourist Bureau building, or the old CN Railway Station.
3 nights
Banff
Banff may be a small resort town, but with its rich history, outdoor activities and breathtaking scenery, it’s a worthy alternative to the big city. We’re surrounded by the majestic mountains, lakes and forests of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, making it easy to truly unwind. Relaxation comes in all forms, including a fitness center, mineral pool and the full-service Grotto Spa. Sit down to a delicious locally sourced meal at Evergreen Restaurant and Lounge, or enjoy dining in the comfort of your guest room, featuring complimentary Wi-Fi, a 37-inch LCD TV and our cozy Sanctuary bed. Room amenities include alarm clock, coffee maker/tea service, individual climate control, iron and ironing board, mini fridge, foam pillows, separate tub and shower, bathtub with spray jets, bathrobe and hair dryer.
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1 night
Richmond
Combining convenience and luxurious comfort, The Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport is your natural choice. We offer unique dining options featuring local produce and sustainable food. Our waterfront property is on the banks of the Fraser River, overlooking our 158-slip marina on one side and the Coast Mountains on the other. On the doorstep of Vancouver International Airport, we provide a complimentary 24/7 shuttle service to and from the airport. There is a seasonal outdoor pool and 24-hour fitness centre. Guestrooms feature complimentary Wi-Fi, LCD Flat Screen TV with interactive HD programming and movie channels and a cordless phone. Hairdryer, Iron and board, Mogiana coffee, mini-fridge, tea and kettle.
2 nights
Telegraph Cove
Our brand new Lodge is situated on top of the hill, overlooking the cove, and has been built with timber milled on site to resemble the same outer structure as our Whale Interpretive Centre. Each of the twenty four rooms has two queen beds, full bathroom, mini-fridge and a sitting area with breathtaking views of the Johnstone Strait. Enjoy the common viewing room in the central atrium where hand crafted stained glass doors open up into a beautiful and unique wildlife gallery of paintings and hand carved art by local Vancouver Island artists. Be sure to visit our new atrium in the Lodge in Telegraph Cove.
1 night
Port Hardy
From Kwa'lilas: "Our guest rooms combine modern, chic design with local Aboriginal artistic expressions for a unique and comfortable stay. The rooms feature complimentary high speed internet, flat-screen TVs with extensive channel selection, in-room climate control, fridges, free Wi-Fi, walk in showers and delicious Spirit Bear brand in-room coffee service."
2 nights
Prince Rupert
Prince Rupert's Crest Hotel is situated on a high promontory overlooking the inner harbor, and enjoys one of the most scenic vantage points of Kaien Island. We offer comfortable and convenient accommodations only minutes from downtown Prince Rupert and the city’s major tourist attractions. From free open-air or covered parking, to complimentary wireless internet guests enjoy the many perks included in their stay at the Crest Hotel. A Fitness Centre, Gift Shop and choice of restaurant enhance the enjoyment and pleasure we provide. All rooms feature high-speed wireless internet access, coffee makers, irons, ironing boards and hair dryers.
1 night
Prince George
Welcome to the Ramada hotel located in the heart of Prince George British Columbia. A historic city that has become a hub and gateway for transportation, commerce, and tourism for the Province of BC and now, North America. As our valued guest, our team is dedicated to ensuring your visit is one to remember. On site Starbucks, fitness centre, indoor pool and business centre.
2 nights
Jasper
The Tonquin Inn is located in the heart of Jasper, a short stroll to all the historic locations of the town, like the town center's Parks Tourist Bureau building, or the old CN Railway Station.
3 nights
Banff
Banff may be a small resort town, but with its rich history, outdoor activities and breathtaking scenery, it’s a worthy alternative to the big city. We’re surrounded by the majestic mountains, lakes and forests of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, making it easy to truly unwind. Relaxation comes in all forms, including a fitness center, mineral pool and the full-service Grotto Spa. Sit down to a delicious locally sourced meal at Evergreen Restaurant and Lounge, or enjoy dining in the comfort of your guest room, featuring complimentary Wi-Fi, a 37-inch LCD TV and our cozy Sanctuary bed. Room amenities include alarm clock, coffee maker/tea service, individual climate control, iron and ironing board, mini fridge, foam pillows, separate tub and shower, bathtub with spray jets, bathrobe and hair dryer.
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