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A bike path in Stanley Park, British Columbia
Andrew Strain

British Columbia

Surfing, Tofino, BC

British Columbia

Skiing Whistler Blackcomb Resort, British Columbia

British Columbia

British Columbia

Where nature is nurtured

Don’t challenge British Columbia to a nature contest. The westernmost province has an unfair advantage: this is where the Pacific Ocean is met by bustling city and towering forest; where soaring snow-capped mountains give way to picturesque valleys, and where lively urban life blends in beautifully with the nature that surrounds it. 

If you’re in search of authentic experiences on your trip to the West Coast, you’ll find a plethora of ways to be immersed in the cultures of those who have been there since time immemorial. British Columbia is home to the most diversity of Indigenous cultures — with over 200 First Nations and 30 languages spoken. 

Whether you decide to be inspired at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre in Whistler, or sip wine in the breathtaking Okanagan at Nk'Mip Cellars, the first Indigenous-owned and operated winery in North America — you’re sure to leave feeling rejuvenated. Prefer to go somewhere more off the grid? At Spirit Bear Lodge, nestled in the world’s largest temperate rainforest, the Kitasoo and Xai’xais Peoples offer wildlife tours to see one of the world’s most elusive animals, the white-coated Spirit Bear.


Two cyclists biking outdoors in Vancouver
Julian Apse

Where the skyline of glass towers reflects the beauty of the surrounding ocean and coastal mountains. Where you can swim at the beach and explore a mountain in the same day. Where the cuisine is world-class and the nightlife electrifying. Vancouver is definitely spectacular by nature.


A couple sitting on the lawn outside BC Legislature in Victoria, BC

On the shores of the Pacific Ocean, at the southern tip of Vancouver Island, you’ll find British Columbia’s capital city brimming with West Coast history.


Don’t miss the iconic spots and hidden gems. No matter where you go in British Columbia, there are amazing itinerary ideas for you to explore.

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Coastal BC Inside Passage & Rockies  External Link Title

From USD $4,133 per person (double occupancy)

12 days / 11 nights

This small intimate tour provides a journey of a lifetime through one of the wildest, most diverse and unbelievably beautiful parts of the world. Starting and finishing in Vancouver, we explore some of the most scenic places in British Columbia & Alberta, navigating routes that are embedded into Canadian History. We follow the Fraser River as we leave Vancouver, and make our way to the Rocky Mountains and the Continental Divide before following the Skeena River and embark on a cruise on the Pacific Ocean. Along the way, you will experience distinctly Canadian activities that will deepen your understanding of the culture, nature and landscape. Be sure to pack your binoculars for this tour!

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Rockies Winter Premium  External Link Title

From USD $1,052 per person (double occupancy)

4 days / 3 nights

The Canadian Rocky Mountains are stunning at any time of the year, but there’s something magical about visiting in the winter, when the mountains are covered in a blanket of glistening snow. The entire region becomes a true winter wonderland, surrounded with snow-capped mountains, frozen lakes, and dense snowy landscapes. It’s the perfect setting for an array of winter activities. This tour includes 2-nights in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, the town of Banff. You will visit many spectacular sites on the journey to the Rocky Mountains, enjoy an authentic Indigenous experience, and have ample free time to try an exciting winter activity.

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Rockies & Waterton Hidden Gems  External Link Title

From USD $2,725 per person (double occupancy)

9 days / 8 nights

Travel the road less traveled and explore some of the hidden gems Western Canada has to offer. This tour will guide you from Vancouver through the Okanagan Valley and the Kootenay Rockies before entering the rolling prairies of Southern Alberta, and the magnificent views of Waterton Lakes National Park. After this, you will spend two nights in the iconic town of Banff before finishing this trip off in Calgary. This tour can be combined with a 2-day, 1-night trip on the world-renowned Rocky Mountaineer to return from Banff to Vancouver (additional cost).