Bucket List Alaska & the Canadian Rockies
From Vancouver, Canada To Vancouver, Canada - 20 Nights

Departing from:
Vancouver, Canada
Duration:
20 Nights
Offer:
Fly, Stay, Tour & Cruise Holiday with $3000 Bonus Value Including City Stay, Exclusive Package Savings & More
Offer Expires:
29/02/24
Reference Code:
MC-30603

From

AU$7,990

Price per person

Package Details

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Itinerary:

Day 1 Vancouver, Canada
Welcome to Vancouver. Offering the best of both worlds, here you can spend the morning hiking through mountains and the evening soaking in the city lights. Explore Gastown, wander through Stanley Park and grab a beer and bite to eat at Granville Island. If you’re a nature lover, don’t miss the forest scenery at Capilano Suspension Bridge and the stunning views and grizzly bears at Grouse Mountain. Enjoy an overnight hotel stay to explore this city.

Day 2 Vancouver, Canada
Embark your 7 night Alaska cruise onboard Radiance of the Seas in Vancouver today.

Day 3 Inside Passage, Alaska
Welcome to the Inside Passage. Today you’ll cruise through a protected network of waterways along the rugged coast of Southeast Alaska, passing glacial mountains, lush pine forests and iconic native wildlife. You’ll soon see why the Inside Passage is known as one of the greatest cruising routes in the world!

Day 4 Juneau, Alaska
The only state capital in the USA that can only be reached by boat or seaplane. With no road access and its extreme remote location, the wildlife and wilderness in Juneau are second to none! Go sea kayaking, pan for gold, visit a salmon hatchery, or take a whale watching trip. Don’t miss the Mendenhall Glacier and a glimpse back to the ice-age!

Day 5 Hubbard Glacier, Alaska
Enjoy a scenic cruise as your ship makes its way towards one of Alaska’s most exciting natural treasures Hubbard Glacier. At 7 miles wide, 76 miles long, and 30 stories high, Hubbard is the largest tidewater glacier in North America. Witness glacier calving, where large chunks of ice break off and fall into the water below, and be sure to keep your eye out for the local whales, seals, and otters that hunt and play in the waters of Disenchantment Bay.

Day 6 Icy Strait Point, Alaska
Icy Strait Point offers travellers the chance to view stunning wildlife like humpback whales, orcas, seals, eagles, and brown bears. You can then explore monuments of the region’s fishing heritage.

Day 7 Ketchikan, Alaska
Today’s adventure brings us to Ketchikan, another fascinating location on the Alaskan coast. Visit a Native American village, watch a lumberjack show, take a trip to the Misty Fjords or go crab fishing!

Day 8 Inside Passage, Alaska
Welcome to the Inside Passage. Today you’ll cruise through a protected network of waterways along the rugged coast of Southeast Alaska, passing glacial mountains, lush pine forests and iconic native wildlife. You’ll soon see why the Inside Passage is known as one of the greatest cruising routes in the world!

Day 9 Vancouver, Canada
Disembark Radiance of the Seas in Vancouver and begin your guided tour today.

Welcome to Vancouver! Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.

Day 10 Vancouver, Canada
This morning, an included city tour highlights Stanley Park, Chinatown, the harbour, beaches, and more. The rest of the day is at leisure; your Tour Director can suggest ways to further explore the city. Maybe take a water taxi to Granville Island with outdoor markets, street musicians, and waterfront cafes or, visit historic Gastown with its steam-powered clock.

Day 11 Vancouver – Kelowna, Canada
Our journey begins in British Columbia’s fertile valleys and continues through rich mountain forests to Okanagan Lake. Travel along the lake to the resort city of Kelowna, beautifully situated on the lake shore and surrounded by orchards and vineyards. Sample local wines on the included winery tour.

Day 12 Kelowna – Banff National Park, Canada
Motor north through the Okanagan Valley, famous for its peaches and vineyards. Climb up 4,379-foot-high Rogers Pass in Glacier National Park. Take a break at the pass, perfect for photos of the rugged mountains, glaciers, and waterfalls. Enter Yoho National Park and ascend Kicking Horse Pass at 5,421 feet. Reach Banff National Park, Canada’s first national park, known for its unparalleled mountain scenery nestled in the heart of the magnificent Canadian Rockies. An orientation tour highlights Banff’s unspoiled beauty.

Day 13 Banff National Park, Canada
Enjoy the day exploring Banff, one of Canada’s favourite year-round resorts, and home to 53 species of mammals. The most commonly seen are deer and big horn sheep. If the timing is right, you may spot black bears, grizzlies, or wolves. Your Tour Director will also have suggestions for an optional helicopter ride over the Canadian Rockies.

Day 14 Banff National Park – Lake Louise – Columbia – Jasper National Park, Canada
First, to Lake Louise, its turquoise waters a perfect natural mirror that reflects the mountains and glaciers. Precipitous gorges, snowcapped summits, and lakes of exquisite blues and greens come into view as the motorcoach continues northward into Jasper National Park. A highlight today is a stop at the Columbia Icefield to ride the Ice Explorer that travels on ice measuring 750 feet thick. This afternoon, join our optional float trip down the Athabasca River. Enjoy an orientation tour of the town of Jasper upon arrival.

Day 15 Jasper National Park, Canada
Today, join our optional excursion to Maligne Lake and Spirit Island, and embark on a narrated cruise. The balance of the day is free to enjoy everything Jasper has to offer-from quaint shops to meandering wildlife.

Day 16 Jasper National Park – Mount Robson – Sun Peaks, Canada
Leave Jasper and follow the Fraser River to the base of Mount Robson, the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies, peaking at 12,972 feet. Continue following the Yellowhead Highway south along the North Thompson River-a route pioneered by fur trappers. Overnight in the mountain resort village of Sun Peaks.

Day 17 Sun Peaks – Lillooet – Whistler, Canada
Head south, following the once treacherous Cariboo Wagon Trail. Via Lillooet, “Mile 0 of the Gold Rush Route,” your motorcoach will follow the shores of Seton and Duffey Lakes with a late-afternoon arrival in Whistler.

Day 18 Whistler, Canada
Spend the day in the alpine resort of Whistler, nestled at the base of breathtaking Blackcomb and Whistler Mountain. Enjoy free time to explore many sites of the 2010 Winter Olympics held here. You may decide to join one of the optional excursions, including a flightseeing tour by floatplane over the glaciated peaks, or a gondola ride between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains – the perfect bear-spotting vantage point.

Day 19 Whistler – Ferry Crossing – Victoria, Canada
Set sail across the Strait of Georgia, known for its Mediterranean-type climate. Afternoon sightseeing includes world-famous Butchart Gardens, and then a tour of the beautiful city of Victoria featuring Bastion Square, Thunderbird Park with its unusual collection of totem poles, and the inner harbour.

Day 20 Victoria, Canada
A day at leisure gives you the chance to discover this splendid city, including the Royal British Columbia Museum, shopping on Government Street, or a leisurely stroll around the harbour. Perhaps join the optional wildlife and whale-watching trip cruising the beautiful waters of the San Juan and Gulf Islands, looking for whales, porpoises, seals, and eagles.

Day 21 Victoria – Ferry Crossing – Vancouver, Canada
A scenic ferry crossing to the mainland, where your adventure ends at Vancouver International Airport. Or, ask us about our flexible flights and extend your stay.

Itinerary Map

Inclusions

  • Return economy flights to Vancouver
  • BONUS 1 Night hotel stay to explore Vancouver at your leisure
  • 7 Night Alaska cruise from Vancouver onboard Radiance of the Seas in an Interior Stateroom
  • Onboard gourmet dining across a range of complimentary venues
  • Onboard entertainment including live music & performances – immerse yourself in Broadway-style shows, live music, and themed parties under the stars
  • Take a dip in panoramic glass-enclosed solarium pools, offering stunning views of Alaska’s majestic landscapes
  • Onboard all port taxes & charges
  • Onboard prepaid gratuities
  • 13 Day leisurely guided coach tour from Vancouver to Vancouver
  • 12 Nights accommodation in hand selected hotels whilst touring
  • Transportation on a private deluxe motor coach with the services of a professional tour director
  • Prepaid tour gratuities, taxes & service charges

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy overnight stays in Vancouver, Kelowna, Banff, Jasper, Sun Peaks, Whistler & Victoria
  • Enjoy a city tour of Vancouver, including Stanley Park, Chinatown, the harbour, beaches, and more.
  • Experience the natural beauty of Canada’s breathtaking National Parks, spot local wildlife within Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Glacier National Park and Yoho National Park.
  • Sample local wines on an included winery tour in Kelowna, a resort town attractively set on the shores of Lake Okanagan and surrounded by orchards and vineyards.
  • Spend the day in the alpine resort of Whistler, nestled at the base of breathtaking Blackcomb and Whistler Mountain.
  • Set sail across the Strait of Georgia, known for its Mediterranean-type climate.
  • Discover the splendid city of Victoria and enjoy a scenic ferry crossing back to Vancouver

Terms

Price based on cruise sail date 9 May 2025

Price based on departing from Sydney

Extra charges apply for:

  • Brisbane ($99pp)
  • Melbourne ($99pp)
  • Adelaide ($249pp)
  • Perth ($399pp)

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Please note – Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions are subject to change and availability.
Seasonal and/or flight routing surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur.

Important – if your cruise holiday package is made up of consecutive back to back sailings, there is a chance that you may be allocated different cabin numbers on each voyage and may be required to change cabins throughout your journey.

Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.

Please note – onboard benefits valued at has been converted into Australian Dollars from the onboard currency. Details of the onboard currency can be provided by your consultant at the time of enquiry. Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should onboard gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.

Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.

Please note: Flight deviations requested by the traveller incur a fee of $150AUD per person plus any additional airfare and or tax charges. These will be advised by our Cruise After Sales / Air Department at the time of selecting your flights

Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.
Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.

It is your responsibility to ensure that you have checked the Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.
China, Russia, India, Canada, and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.
For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.

** Low Deposit Policy
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at the time of booking.

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