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The Wickaninnish Inn

Tofino at The Wickaninnish Inn

8-day tailor-made holiday from £2,750 pp incl. flights


Short description

Bear watching and beachside luxury on the stunning Vancouver Island


  • Go bear watching through the rainforests of Tofino
  • Spot orca and humpback whales with kayak and boat trips
  • Stay in a luxurious lodge on the rugged shores of picturesque Vancouver Island
  • Indulge in the luxury spa and gourmet dinners
  • Swap natural wonders for Vancouver's eclectic delights

In Brief

  • 1 Night Vancouver
  • 4 Nights Tofino
  • 1 Night Vancouver


Recommended for:
Activity adventure | City | Lodges | Natural world | Photography | Spa | Wildlife

This tailor-made journey will see you embark on a trip through stunning Tofino on Vancouver Island, starting with an exploration of Vancouver’s eclectic gems, from Stanley Park's sprawling verdure to intimate Japanese eateries. Then, you'll head on an included plane journey to Tofino and head to the rocky shores and dense forests of Vancouver Island. Enjoy a stay in a cosy, beach-view suite in the iconic Wickaninnish Inn, spending days bear watching in the ancient rainforest, spotting humpback and orca whales from your kayak and relaxing in hot springs. Come evening, you'll be treated to the use of a luxury spa and renowned restaurant featuring ultra-fresh seafood.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
UK to Vancouver

After beginning your trip in relaxing style with VIP airport lounge access, board your day flight to Vancouver. On arrival, check in to the ultra-contemporary Loden hotel, wonderfully situated in Vancouver’s picturesque coal harbour, featuring a luxurious spa and sprawling, elegant rooms. Take the chance to explore Vancouver, perhaps with a stroll in historic Gastown or along the charming seafront, before taking advantage of the city’s eclectic dining options, from Japanese hole-in-the-walls to ultra-fresh seafood eateries.

Stay: The Loden (Superior)

Day 2
Vancouver to Tofino

After breakfast, make your way to the airport for a short flight to Tofino. Make your way to the stunning Wickaninnish Inn perched on a rugged, rocky peninsula overlooking the forest carpeted atolls of Vancouver Island's wild coast. Enjoy beach views, private balconies and fireplaces, with local art-adorned walls adding a charming touch. You’ll receive wet weather gear if the weather doesn't comply, or a backpack and beach blanket in summer, and come evening, you'll indulge on locally caught seafood with panoramic sunset views.

Stay: The Wickaninnish (Deluxe)

Days 3-5
The Wickaninnish Inn

You've got the next three days to explore the lodge and its surrounding area. Enjoy an included coastal bear watching excursion on the pristine waters. On day four we’ve included a whale watching tour – you'll travel north to the end of Clayoquot Sound, stopping at a deep sea cave and viewing black bears, an eagle’s nest and a seabird nesting island before walking around thermal rock pools and enjoying a gentle hike through the rainforest boardwalk trail to the natural sulphur hot springs. At the lodge dine in the evening in The Great Room offering breath-taking ocean views of the wild and unique Vancouver Island coastline. The large timber framing lends a warmth and strength to the room, while the open concept offers an uninterrupted panorama; perfect for sunsets and storm watching.

Stay: The Wickaninnish (Deluxe)

Day 6
Tofino to Vancouver

After breakfast, transfer and take your included flight from Tofino to Vancouver, checking into the Loden again and taking advantage of what you may have missed last time. Perhaps head to Stanley Park’s expansive verdure or the West End’s public art and sculptures, or further afield, lighthouse-dotted islets and beaches provide a wonderful way to while away the hours.

Stay: The Loden (Superior)

Meals: B

Days 7-8
Vancouver to UK

After breakfast, make your way to the airport for your flight back to the UK, arriving on day eight.

Meals: B



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

8-day tailor-made holiday
from £2,750 pp incl. flights


01 Apr - 31 May / 01 - 31 Oct 2024

from £2,750 pp. incl. flights

01 Jun - 30 Sep 2024

from £3,605 pp. incl. flights

Validity : April and October


  • Complimentary UK airport departure lounge access
  • Return flights between UK and Vancouver
  • 2 nts accommodation in Vancouver (1 x pre Tofino and 1 x post)
  • Complimentary return shuttle transfers between Tofino and The Wickininnish Inn
  • 4 nts accommodation in Tofino at The Wickininnish Inn
  • Whale Watching tour
  • 1/2 day Coastal Bear Watching excursion
  • Return flights between Vancouver and Tofino

Room upgrades available at The Wickininnish Inn - please enquire for details

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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