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West Coast Wilderness Lodge

West Coast Wilderness Lodge & Sonora Resort

11-day tailor-made holiday from £4,335 pp incl. flights

Summary

Short description

Encounter abundant wildlife, remote landscapes and urban city delights with this luxurious 11-day tour of British Colombia

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Highlights

  • Explore the delights of Vancouver, often crowned the world's 'most liveable city'
  • Soak in the sights from the West Coast Wilderness Lodge on Canada's Sunshine coast
  • Relax in the luxurious surrounds of the Relais & Chateaux Sonora Resort

In Brief

  • 2 Nights Vancouver
  • 3 Nights Egmont
  • 3 Nights Sonora Resort
  • 1 Night Vancouver

About

Recommended for:
Activity adventure | Honeymoon | Natural world | Relaxation | Wildlife

Created by our specialists, this itinerary takes in two of British Colombia's finest resort hotels: Sonora Resort. Ideal for wildlife watching, whilst maintaining the highest standard of accommodation, and West Coast Wilderness Lodge – Sonora is part of Relais & Châteaux. Both wilderness resorts offer a wealth of activities and excursions, from a guided grizzly bear tour to salmon fishing. 

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
London to Vancouver

Enjoy included airport lounge access before your flight to Vancouver, where you'll check-in to The Opus, steps away from Stanley Park, Granville Island and the Inner Harbour in Yaletown, a great base to enjoy one of the world's most spectacular cities, while staying in one of the city's hippest hotels. 

Stay: The Opus (Superior)

Day 2
Vancouver

Spend the day at your leisure in Vancouver. Explore Vancouver on your own or join in for an optional excursion such as the Granville Island Market Tour, Capilano suspension bridge, Vancouver foodie tour or even a day trip to Victoria for whale watching. Speak to our specialists for excursion options.

Stay: The Opus (Superior)

Day 3
Vancouver to West Coast Wilderness Resort

Transfer (own cost) to Vancouver Airport South Terminal Floatplane Base to board a floatplane for a scenic forty-minute flight northwest via Sechelt to West Coast Wilderness Lodge in Egmont. During your flight you may see Orca whales, dolphins and sea lions swimming below in Howe Sound’s stunning islands and bays. Just before you land at the Lodge you will pass over the Skookumchuck Rapids, the fastest salt water rapids in North America.

Stay: West Coast Wilderness Lodge (Superior)

Meals: B L D

Day 4
Princess Louisa Inlet cruise

Today enjoy a cruise of beautiful Jervis Inlet passing towering, 2000m (7000 ft) high cliffs, dozens of waterfalls and historical petroglyphs (ancient rock paintings of Coast Salish First Nations origin). The tour will take you through Malibu Rapids to enter Princess Louisa Inlet, an incredible fjord renowned for its beauty and protected waters.

Stay: West Coast Wilderness Lodge (Superior)

Meals: B L D

Day 5
West Coast Wilderness Lodge

Today is yours to either relax at the lodge or choose one of the below included activities:

Option 1 Inlet Zodiac Cruise (1 hrs)

Explore the village of Egmont on an exciting zodiac tour. Experience the power of the currents as you surf next to the world’s best kayakers in the Skookumchuck Rapids, before heading out to Lone Tree Island for a visit with a friendly colony of seals.

Option 2 Guided Kayaking (2 hrs)

Explore the Sutton Islands chain right in front of the Lodge. Depending on the tide, you will head past a fish processing plant and government wharf lined with old-timers’ fishing boats into Egmont’s “downtown” to learn about its history and geography, or kayak west past eagles’ nests and colonies of sea stars

Meals: B L D

Day 6
West Coast Wilderness Lodge to Sonora Resort

Your stay at West Coast Wilderness Lodge ends when you depart on your privately chartered floatplane for your scenic 30 minute flight to Sonora Resort on beautiful Sonora Island. The island is an absolute jewel amidst the wild beauty and pristine waters of British Columbia’s West Coast. After your arrival, get settled and explore the resort before you enjoy a delicious Pacific Northwestern gourmet dinner.


Stay: Sonora Resort (Deluxe)

Meals: B L D

Days 7-8
Sonora Resort

Sonora Resort is not only a Relais & Chateaux luxury resort, with its stunning setting among towering trees, postcard views and the background music of waves lapping the shoreline, it also allows you to reconnect with nature. Take an optional guided eco boat tour, see grizzly bears, kayak, go rafting, hike the coastal rainforest or try heli-hiking. Fishing is one of the key experiences at the resort, with heli-fly-fishing, river fly-fishing and salmon fishing available. You’ll experience five star accommodations, an extraordinary level of attention and service, and breathtaking outdoor adventures. At the end of the day why not have your catch prepared the way you like it?


Stay: Sonora Resort (Deluxe)

Meals: B L D

Day 9
Vancouver

After breakfast it's time to say goodbye to British Colombia's coastal wilderness and take the floatplane back to Vancouver where you can enjoy a day at leisure exploring the parts of the city you missed. 

Stay: The Opus (Superior)

Meals: B

Days 10-11
Vancouver to London

Today transfer to Vancouver airport to catch your flight back to the UK, arriving on day 11

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Pricing

Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Superior Deluxe

11-day tailor-made holiday from £4,335 pp incl. flights

Deluxe

Low Season

from £4,335 pp. incl. flights

High Season

from £5,225 pp. incl. flights

Departures from Vancouver between 03 May and 04 Oct 2021 (Monday departures)

Includes

  • Complimentary UK airport departure lounge access
  • Return flights between London and Vancouver
  • Private return international airport transfers in Vancouver
  • 2 nights accommodation in Vancouver
  • Floatplane transfers between South Vancouver Airport & West Coast Wilderness Lodge & Sonora Resort
  • 3 nights accommodation at West Coast Wilderness Lodge in an Ocean View Suite with 3 Full breakfasts and 3 Gourmet dinners 
  • Princesa Louisa Inlet cruise
  • Full use of all amenities at West Coast Wilderness Lodge
  • 3 nights accommodation at Sonora Resort in a Gold Room with 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners and appetizers at the tapas bar
  • All beverages (spirits, house wine, domestic beer, soft drinks)
  • Full use of all amenities at Sonora Resort
  • Full access to the stocked Rainbow Trout fly-fishing pond with all equipment
  • Helicopter or floatplane transfer from Sonora Resort to South Vancouver Airport
  • 1 night accommodation in Vancouver

Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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