Alaska small ship cruise and Rockies by rail

Essential Rockies by Rail with Alaska Small Ship Cruise

15

days

starting from US $9,190per person

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Sample Itinerary

Think of this itinerary as just a starting point. Our experienced Canadian Insiders will create a personalized experience for you that matches your schedule, travel style and budget.

Note: Alaskan Cruise portion of this itinerary runs from either Sitka to Juneau or Juneau to Sitka depending on your departure date.

Day 1 – Arrive Calgary and Transfer to Banff
Welcome to Calgary International Airport, where you’ll be transferred through the Canadian Rocky Mountains to the town of Banff. From the very beginning, we ensure your vacation is off to the best start! Your arrival transfer is taken care of with door to door service that takes you from the airport to your hotel. The town of Banff is a unique destination – a UNESCO World Heritage Site with the charm of a small mountain community. Breathe in the fresh Canadian Rockies air – you’ve arrived!

Feature Dinner in Banff
No need to worry about finding a place to eat this evening, we make sure you are taken care of with a delicious meal at one of our favorite restaurants in Banff.

Overnight in Banff.

Day 2 – Explore Banff
Fill your lungs with cool, fresh Rockies air and head out for a day of exploration.

You have
3 options to choose from today in Banff:

• Option 1: Scenic Ride to Sunshine Village + Standish Chairlift + Hosted Trail Walk
Starting at the base (1,660m) take the Scenic Alpine Shuttle or Sightseeing Gondola (depending on the day of the week) up to the village at 2,164m, all while taking in the views of the valley. From the Village, ride the Standish Chairlift to over 2,400m and experience 360-degrees of breath taking views. Once at the top, surrounded by the iconic peaks of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, join a hosted trail walk. With your knowledgeable guide, visit the Standish Viewing Deck, then take the Rock Isle Road back to Sunshine Village, stopping by Rock Isle Lake viewpoint to take in the beautiful vistas.
Activity rating: Moderate

• Option 2: Lake Minnewanka Cruise
See the Rocky Mountains from a new perspective while touring beautiful Lake Minnewanka on a panoramic 1-hour interpretive cruise. Beginning from the western end of the largest lake in Banff, the Lake Minnewanka Cruise sets sail under towering peaks. Take in breathtaking mountains and emerald-green water as you keep a watchful eye on forested slopes and rocky shorelines for wildlife and waterfalls.
Activity rating: Easy

• Option 3: Banff Sightseeing Tour
Enjoy a small group tour by bus to discover Banff’s unique heritage and stunning backdrop in the Canadian Rockies. Discover the secrets of this majestic mountain town by taking in the sights, snapping photos and enjoying short walks to view points on the many stops with your guide.
Activity rating: Easy

Insider tip:
There is so much to see and do in Banff that many guests wish they could stay longer. Ask your Vacation Advisor about trying out your photography skills on a private sunrise tour with an experienced photographer.

Overnight in Banff.

Day 3 – Transfer Banff to Lake Louise
Enjoy a scenic transfer from Banff to Lake Louise. Upon arrival at Lake Louise, check into the famous Chateau Lake Louise and enjoy the amenities of your fabulous lakeshore hotel. Gaze at the turquoise blue lake, surrounded by glacier clad mountains. Walking trails lead right from the hotel’s front door, the picture-perfect overnight stop in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.

Ask us for our
Lake Louise activity menu, from which you can choose activities such as a scenic canoe paddle, Lake Louise interpretive gondola ride or Afternoon Tea in the Fairview dining room.

Feature Dinner in Lake Louise
This evening you’ll relax and refresh with an indulgent dining experience. Surrounded by spectacular lake views, savor a 3-course meal in Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise’s Fairview Dining Room.

Overnight in Lake Louise.

Day 4 – Board Rocky Mountaineer – Lake Louise to Kamloops
This morning you will have a short transfer from your hotel to the Lake Louise rail station to begin your first day onboard the Rocky Mountaineer train. As the train climbs over Kicking Horse Pass it travels through the Spiral Tunnels, an engineering wonder completed in 1909 which allows trains to negotiate the steep grade. View remarkable changes in the landscape as the Rocky Mountaineer travels into the interior along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes from the mighty Canadian Rockies. Enjoy good food, great company and awe-inspiring scenery.

This evening, your train arrives in the small town of Kamloops where you are free to enjoy a dinner on your own and a night in a standard hotel.

Overnight in Kamloops.

Day 5 – Train Journey Continues – Kamloops to Vancouver
Re-board the Rocky Mountaineer this morning for the second part of your train journey. On today’s train trip, you’ll be treated to a wide range of scenery as you travel through the Fraser River Valley along winding river canyons to the arid interior region. Sit back and enjoy the excellent service aboard the Rocky Mountaineer, and keep your camera ready to snap a few shots of the Coast and Cascade Mountains. Upon arrival at the Rocky Mountaineer station in Vancouver, you will be transferred to your downtown hotel.

Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 6 – Enjoy Vancouver
Welcome to Vancouver – one of the few cities in the world where a typical day might include a morning on the ski slopes and a relaxing afternoon sailing on the glistening waters. For a real taste of the Vancouver lifestyle, we suggest adding a guided cycling tour around the famous Stanley Park Seawall (ask your agent about adding on a tour). Later, catch the sunset from the beach at English Bay or board the gondola to the top of Grouse Mountain for a cocktail and a spectacular view.

Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 7 – Vancouver to Sitka, Alaska
After a private transfer to the airport, fly to Sitka, Alaska to begin your cruise adventure. Sitka is Alaska’s most charming seaside town, surrounded by misty islands and soaring, snow-capped mountain peaks. Explore the influence of Tlingit, Russian, and American culture at the Cultural Centre, or simply relax in your hotel.

Overnight in Sitka.

Day 8 – Sitka, Alaska – Cruise Embarkation
Feel the excitement build as you are led to your small ship vessel, your home base for the next seven nights. Stepping onboard, your friendly crew greets you with a champagne toast and warm smiles. And as you sail away in Sitka Sound, take in the unmistakable views of Mt. Edgecumbe – a dormant volcanic wonder which has inspired myths and legends.

Overnight in your private cabin onboard the Safari Endeavour.

Day 9 – Krestof Sound / Nakwasina Sound
Keep your ears and eyes open as you sail past the dense Baranof forest and wild, little known islands. As you kayak, hike, or simply relax on-deck, listen for sea lions calling, see black bears foraging and eagles soaring above. Back onboard, after a day of adventure, a treat awaits!

Overnight in your private cabin onboard the Safari Endeavour.

Day 10 – Icy Strait
Watch for the thrilling spray of a breaching humpback on the horizon as you sail into whale territory this morning. Waters rich with marine life, like porpoise, sea lions, and whales, provide an amazing day of adventure photography. Make the most of your day by taking advantage of the keen eye of the wildlife experts onboard; visit the Captain on the bridge or the Expedition Leader on the main deck. Later in the day, explore your surrounds by kayak or skiff and keep your eyes on the shores for a possible glimpse of wildlife. In the evening, relax in the on-deck hot tub or enjoy a nightcap with fellow passengers while reminiscing in the salon.

Overnight in your private cabin onboard the Safari Endeavour.

Day 11 – Glacier Bay National Park
Travel close to 100 km toward the tidewater glaciers of Margerie and Grand Pacific. Enjoy the narration of the National Park Ranger onboard and learn about how the glaciers calve the massive icebergs floating in the bay. If the water is suitable, get up closer to the icebergs onboard a small skiff or kayak. Paddling along, you may see eagles, sea lions, puffins, mountain goats, bears, or moose, all amongst the backdrop of some of the most dramatic scenery on earth. Spend the night at anchor in the bay.

Overnight in your private cabin onboard the Safari Endeavour.

Day 12 – Chichagof Island
Sail deeper into the wildlife-rich Alaskan wilderness today. Watch for whales and other creatures before tucking into Port Frederick or another wild inlet. Head out on a bushwhacking hike in the Tongass National Forest, or board a skiff to skirt the shoreline searching for bears.

Overnight in your private cabin onboard the Safari Endeavour.

Day 13 – Lynn Canal / Captain’s Choice
Explore North America’s deepest fjord today. Once busy with Klondike gold rushers, it is now prime habitat for humpbacks, orcas, Dall’s porpoise, Steller sea lions, salmon, halibut, and mischievous river otters. Your captain will pick the prime spot for adventure – so head out to stretch your arms on a paddling excursion, explore weird and wonderful sea life in tidepools, or venture deep into the forest on a guided hike.

Overnight in your private cabin onboard the Safari Endeavour.

Day 14 – Historic Haines, Alaska
Considered an Alaska adventure hotspot, Haines offers a variety of choices for all activity levels. Hike to the top of Chilkat Peninsula or the shores of Chilkat Inlet, or float along the Chilkat River through a bald eagle preserve. This area is rich in culture and history, and in the afternoon, Chilkat Tlingit members come aboard to share their thousands-of-years-old traditions and stories.

Relax in the salon this evening, after a delicious Farewell Dinner, and relive your favorite moments as your Expeditions Leaders present a “photo journal” of your adventure together.

Overnight in your private cabin onboard the Safari Endeavour.

Day 15 – Your Journey Comes to an End in Juneau – Disembark
Savor your last breakfast onboard the ship before returning to Juneau and disembarking. You will be transferred to the airport in time to meet your flight (earliest flight possibility is 11:30am). Much too soon, you leave the clean air and colorful sights of the wilderness behind as your journey comes to an end.

Note: Due to the nature of cruise explorations, itineraries are guidelines and may change to maximize wildlife and natural encounters. Variations in itinerary and the order of days may occur.

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What's Included

Here are the things to look forward to on this trip...

Small Ship Alaskan Cruise - Small Ship Alaskan Cruise
Small Ship Alaskan Cruise
First class meals aboard the ship - First class meals aboard the ship
First class meals aboard the ship
The Rocky Mountaineer experience - The Rocky Mountaineer experience
The Rocky Mountaineer experience
Gourmet meals aboard the train - Gourmet meals aboard the train
Gourmet meals aboard the train
Accommodations:
• 7 nights hotel accommodation
• 7 night small-ship Alaska Cruise, onboard the Safari Endeavour*

Train Experiences:
• 2 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer Train*

Banff Experiences
Choose 1 of 3:
1. Sunshine Village Walk with Scenic Ride
2. Lake Minnewanka Cruise
3. Banff Sightseeing Tour

Cruise Experiences:
• Activities such as hiking, kayaking, sightseeing, and interpretive presentations
• Cruise wellness program (hot tub, sauna and fitness equipment)

Meal Inclusions:
• Feature Dinner in Banff
• Feature Dinner in Lake Louise
• 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches onboard Rocky Mountaineer train
• All meals, premium spirits, wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages while onboard your Cruise

Transfer Inclusions:
• Transfer between Calgary airport and Banff*
• Train station transfers in Lake Louise, Kamloops and Vancouver

• Interpretive transfer between Banff and Lake Louise
• Personalized and private transfer between Vancouver hotel and airport
• Sitka airport to hotel transfer, plus airport transfer on disembarkation day

Other Inclusions:
• Baggage handling between cruise ship and hotel on embark/disembark days
• Port fees and taxes for the cruise
• Entry fees to national parks/preserves in Alaska
• Gratuities for private transfers and tours (unless otherwise noted)
• Documentation package
• Fresh Tracks Canada customer service – from the time you book, you are assigned your own personal Vacation Coordinator whom you can reach out to with any questions or requests.

Inclusion Notes:
 Comfort and Superior level includes SilverLeaf service on the Rocky Mountaineer. Deluxe level includes GoldLeaf service. 
Comfort level includes a Master’s cabin onboard the Safari Endeavor vessels. Superior and Deluxe include a Captain’s cabin. 
Deluxe level includes a private transfer between Banff and Calgary. Superior and Comfort levels include a scheduled bus transfer.

Important Schedule and Trip Notes:
• Train schedules are subject to change and delays may occur
• Sunshine Village hike and Gondola available from late June 20
to mid-September departures. Banff Gondola ride can be used as an alternative Sunshine Village when unavailable.

Not Included
• Flights between Sitka, Juneau and Vancouver not included in price (but don’t hesitate to ask us to arrange this)
• Meals, other than those mentioned
• Airfare (but don’t hesitate to ask for help)
• Gratuities for rail, hotel, scheduled tour & transfer staff and cruise
• Trip Cancellation Insurance and Medical Insurance (highly recommended)
• Canadian Sales Taxes

 

 

Customize this trip a little, or a lot...

Think of this itinerary as just a starting point. Work with us to personalize this trip by adding some amazing side trips & activities, like...

Golfing at world-famous Banff Springs
Golfing at world-famous Banff Springs
Touring the backcountry on horseback
Touring the backcountry on horseback
Renting a car and exploring the area
Renting a car and exploring the area
Exploring beautiful Victoria
Exploring beautiful Victoria
• Ask us about upgrading hotels, cabin types or choosing unique mountain lodge accommodation and adding extra nights.
• Ask us for first hand advice on upgrading to Goldleaf service on Rocky Mountaineer.
• Add experiences such as golf, spa, wildlife excursions, or hiking to your trip.
• Add a day trip to Victoria, British Columbia’s quaint capital city on Vancouver Island and visit the Butchart Gardens.
• Visit the Olympic city of Whistler, exciting both in summer and winter.

Accommodation Options

Below you'll find examples of this trip's accommodation options. Please call us for the full list or advice on how to customize your experience.

Georgian Court Hotel - Enjoy a soak  before heading out for a stroll along Robson StreetGeorgian Court Hotel - Join in the fun street atmosphere of Vancouver in the summerGeorgian Court Hotel - Sink into your comfy bed after a day of exploration

Georgian Court Hotel

An example of our Comfort accommodations

The Georgian Court Hotel features 180 guestrooms in a 12-story brick building, in the heart of downtown Vancouver. Enjoy a comfortable sleep in your elegant room, surf the internet with the complimentary wireless, or enjoy a meal on the seasonal patio.

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Rimrock Resort

An example of our Superior and Deluxe accommodations

The 4.5 star Rimrock Resort is built into the side of a mountain, when you enter the main lobby, you are actually on the 7th floor, and the views from the pamorama of windows over the Bow Valley are simply stunning. The hotel has an upscale yet understated feel, and the service is impeccable.

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

An example of our Comfort, Superior, and Deluxe accommodations

The 5 star Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is undoubtedly a beautiful and impressive hotel. Its amazing location overlooking beautiful Lake Louise and the distant mountains can not be compared. There are a variety of restaurant types, so you can do casual or fine dining as you choose. Strolling around the lake, renting a canoe, riding horses, or hiking up to the tea house are all great summer activities. In winter choose from snow shoeing, skating, skiing or taking a sleigh ride around the lake.

Fairmont Banff Springs - Exterior of hotelFairmont Banff Springs - Lobby of hotelFairmont Banff Springs - The hotel spa

Fairmont Banff Springs

An example of our Deluxe accommodations

Styled after a Scottish Baronial Castle, The Fairmont Banff Springs is located in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy one of the many activities that the hotel has to offer from tennis, horseback riding, a round of golf, skiing, relaxing at the the Willow Stream Spa (charge), or enjoying a great meal at one of 12 restaurants, lounges or pubs.

Safari Endeavour - Safari Endeavour, an 84 guest small shipSafari Endeavour - Captains Cabin with King bedSafari Endeavour - Onboard dining roomSafari Endeavour - Intimate onboard wine barSafari Endeavour - Onboard kayak loading dock

Safari Endeavour

An example of our Expedition Vessel accommodations

The shallow draft of the Safari Endeavour makes this ship capable of nimble exploration and allows access to the areas larger ships cannot go. The ambiance aboard the refurbished 84-guest Safari Endeavour is casual elegance with upscale amenities Exquisitely appointed, the Safari Endeavour features an intimate Wine Bar and spa area with two hot tubs, sauna, fitness equipment, yoga mats, and massage suite. Three decks provide wonderful outdoor viewing opportunities.

 

Trip Start Dates

2019 Calgary Start Dates Cruise departing Juneau onboard the Safari Endeavour
The Safari Endeavor is an 84 passenger expedition style boat.
May 19
June 2, 16, 30
July 14, 28
August 11

2019 Calgary Start Dates
Cruise departing Sitka on the Safari Endeavour
The Safari Endeavor is an 84 passenger expedition style boat.
May 26
June 9, 23
July 7, 21
August 4, 18

Note: Eastbound itinerary is available, and includes 1 less night in Vancouver plus slightly different cruise itinerary.

Trip Prices

Prices listed may vary by departure date, hotel class and degree of personalization. Please speak with one of our travel advisors to get a personalized quote.

Comfort Level Hotels
Master's Cabin, SilverLeaf Service
from US $9,190to US $11,545per person

Our Comfort Level vacations include our favorite 3 star hotels, in great locations. Combined with our unique sightseeing tours and personalized service, you’ll receive exceptional value, a step above what you might expect anywhere else.

Superior Level Hotels
Captain's Cabin, SilverLeaf Service
from US $10,790to US $13,252per person

Our Superior Level provides amazing value for clients wanting something more upscale but not at the price of a top-end 5 star resort. Superior level hotels are some of our favorites because of the character and unique charm that you won't find at the average chain hotel. Unique tours and seamless transfers complete your itinerary.

Fresh Tracks Favorite
Deluxe Level Hotels
Captain's Cabin, GoldLeaf Service
from US $12,090to US $14,569per person

On our Deluxe Level vacation, it's likely you'll be staying at one of the iconic Canadian Fairmont Hotels in a room with a view. Built for the Canadian Pacific Railway in the early 20th century, these hotels are luxurious and full of history – ensuring an experience you'll never forget. Enjoy unique sightseeing experiences and the insider detail that only Fresh Tracks Canada can provide.

What you'll love about
this trip

Stunning rail journey on the Rocky Mountaineer train

Great choice of adventures in the Canadian Rockies

Exploring beautiful Vancouver

Enjoying luxury aboard the 84 guest Safari Endeavor or SS Legacy cruise ship

Whale watching, glacier viewing, kayaking, beach combing and wilderness hikes in Alaska

Expert guides, hosts, and activity coordinators on your cruise

Common Questions

Where am I staying on this trip?

You'll be staying at various local three to five start hotels or lodges along your route, some of which are very iconic properties with great locations, views and history. All our accommodations are carefully selected by our Canadian Insiders. We'll make sure that wherever you stay, you get the best value and comfort based on the seasonal availability.

What is included in the price?

Typically we include and pre-book all your main trip components so you don't have to worry about your connections, places to stay, or activities on your trip. You'll receive a complete travel package with detailed documentation and our Canadian Insiders remain at your disposal before and during your trip to answer your questions.

Can I customize this trip?

Your trip can be as rich as you'd like, and completely arranged around your interests and needs. The greatest benefit of working with us is our local knowledge. You can request your free trip plan to decide what you'd like to see and do.

If your trip is a special occasion, we'll make sure it is unforgettable. Or if you're traveling with a group, we'll take care of the logistics so you can share time together stress-free.

What are the best ways to travel around Canada?

Canada has a network of spectacular roadways, train routes, ferry crossings, and float planes. We can arrange for you to travel by car or to sit back and relax.

What is the train experience like?

Because most Canadians typically do not use the train for commuting (as in the US or Europe), the two main rail providers here are driven by tourism. You'll experience the romance of true trans-continental rail travel, with a wide selection of services, accommodation types, and great food.

Featured train experiences:

  • Rocky Mountaineer operates daylight touring trains, which travel along three of the most spectacular routes in Western Canada. You'll enjoy onboard commentary, award winning service, and incredible food.
When is the best time to see wildlife?

That depends on the destination and type. As a rule, the main feeding and migration seasons are best for wildlife experiences. Tell us which animals interest you and we'll make your trip coincide with the best viewing season.

Is this an escorted tour?

With the exception of our guided wildlife trips, our vacations are not typically 'escorted.' We combine the best of both worlds – the reassurance of seamless connections, customer service support, and scheduled activities, plus the freedom of 'independent' travel. You are not tied into a specific group, or a rigid daily itinerary. This allows us to personalize your trip to suit your occasion, interests, and timeframe.

Will it be cold when I visit Canada in summer?

The temperature varies from mild to hot, depending on location. Northern Canada will range between 50°F to 64°F (10°C – 18°C) in summer. The interior of BC, prairies, Ontario and Quebec can reach temperatures around 95°F (35°C). Canada's west coast, mountain regions, and Maritimes enjoy milder summer temperatures. They range on average from 59°F to 77°F (15°C – 25°C).

How much does my trip cost?

All our trips can be customized to fit your schedule and budget. The price depends on travel season, train service, hotel level, and the sightseeing tours you choose. Request your free trip plan which will provide you with a detailed cost estimate.

Enjoy a perfect balance of adventure, luxury, wildlife and wilderness on this 15-day Rockies rail and Alaska small ship cruise vacation. Marvel at the beauty of iconic Lake Louise, before a luxurious Rocky Mountaineer train journey to Vancouver. Travel to charming Sitka, Alaska where your small ship crew will sail you into the heart of Alaska’s wilderness. Leave the large cruise ships behind onboard your agile vessel, as you navigate remote bays and fjords. Daily adventures include glacier exploration, kayaking, whale watching, bear viewing and rainforest hikes.

Trip Outline

Arrive Calgary 2 nights Banff 1 night Lake Louise 1 night Kamloops 2 nights Vancouver 1 night Sitka 7 nights Alaska Cruise Depart Juneau

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Customer Reviews & Testimonials

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Star Rating 5
October 2, 2014

Both Rex and I want to tell you what a wonderful trip we had in Canada. We were very impressed with everything organised by Fresh Tracks Canada. Everything went so smoothly for us. There were no hiccups and it all ran like clockwork.... read more I can assure you that we are very happy to recommend Fresh Tracks Canada. In fact I have already given your names and contact details to some friends of ours.Thanks you again for what was an amazing holiday for us.

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Do you want to get the most of your Canadian travel experience in 2019? When you book early, you'll have your choice of trip departure dates, the best hotel accommodations, unique tours, and spectacular train journeys.

Plus, if you book before December 31 you'll receive our 2019 Early Bird Booking Bonus, paired with one free night and one of the following unique Canadian experience:

Add a free night in Vancouver, and enjoy one of the following:

  • A spectacular float plane tour over the Coastal Mountains and city
  • Foodie tour of Vancouver's finest eateries
  • Sightseeing tour including stunning Sea to Sky Gondola

Add a free night in Banff, and enjoy one of the following:

  • Evening Wildlife Safari
  • Banff Gondola experience to the top of Sulphur Mountain
  • Guided canoe tour along the Bow River

Add a free night in Toronto, and enjoy one of the following:

  • Food tour to discover Toronto's unique culinary culture
  • A scenic bicycle tour to experience twilight on Toronto Islands
  • 9 minute helicopter tour, from downtown Toronto

Add a free night in Montreal, and enjoy one of the following:

  • Scenic St. Lawrence River Cruise
  • A bicycle tour of North or South Montreal
  • Half-Day Wine & Apple Cider Tour (available Wednesdays and Fridays)

Add a free night in Halifax, and enjoy one of the following:

  • Nature and whale watching cruise
  • Halifax foodie tour

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There are lots of great reasons to visit Canada on a winter vacation this year. Escaping to snowy solitude, seeing breathtaking frozen landscapes, and trying thrilling winter activities are just a few.

And here is another great reason – if you book one of our spectacular Canadian winter vacations before December 31, you'll receive up to $600 per couple in add-on travel credits to enhance your trip.

Here are some of our favorite add-on ideas:

  • Extend your trip – add a night in Vancouver or the Canadian Rockies.
  • Join a professional photographer on a private tour, to get the best pictures of Banff National Park in its winter splendor.
  • See the beautiful ice-formations as you snow shoe through crisp mountain snow.
  • Soar above the snowy Coastal Mountains of Vancouver, on a spectacular float plane tour.

Email or call our friendly Vacation Advisors today, and they'll help you plan your perfect winter experience. And remember, our Winter Wonderland Booking Bonus only lasts until midnight on December 30th, 2018.

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