Hike-Kayak-Bike Wilderness Wonderland, Canada
CURATED ACTIVE TRAILS
CURATED ACTIVE TRAILS: HIKE-KAYAK-BIKE WILDERNESS WONDERLAND in British Columbia/Canada
This is a ThirdHome tailored private active journey (ideal for 2-8 people) OR you may opt to join into a small-group departure with others. Our customized journeys allow members to set their own travel dates and include their individual personal interests along with specific excursions, dining and regional opportunities that they may wish to experience for the perfectly-personal journey experience. NO keys are required for this journey. Please refer to fees section in this experience page.
Experience 7 nights/8 days exploring beautiful British Columbia with its amazing mix of rugged nature and inspiring culture. On this private West Coast Multi-Active adventurous journey, guests will encounter a variety of spectacular landscapes, from ocean to mountains, glaciers to alpine meadows. Fly over the awe-inspiring Coastal Mountain Range, hike through ancient groves of giant trees, kayak one of Vancouver Island’s most stunning inlets, wander through alpine meadows, and bike along traffic-free serene trails. Also visit energetic and bustling downtown Vancouver, a captivating and charismatic city by the sea with ample time to unwind or take to its charming streets like the locals do for a taste of its culinary scene.
ACTIVE WILDERNESS WONDERLAND Itinerary in Brief:
DAY 1 - ARRIVAL INTO VANCOUVER - to WHISTLER
Drive through the city of Vancouver and on the Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler for some different hiking options. This evening, dine out in Whistler Village and discuss the following days’ events with your guide.
DAY 2 - BIKING WHISTLER REGION
Bike the Valley Trail along the Whistler Valley past scenic views of the surrounding lakes, forests and mountains. Stop in at the Village for lunch before taking the chairlift up to the top of the mountain for a scenic hike and views of the surrounding peaks.
DAY 3 - HIKING WHISTLER REGION
Hike Joffre Lakes Provincial Park encompassing a series of three lakes, each offering stunning views. Enjoy a picnic lunch before heading back to Whistler, stopping in Pemberton to sample some of the Distillery’s award-winning organic vodka and gin.
DAY 4 - ACTION OF CHOICE - to VANCOUVER ISLAND
The choice is yours today! Bike more of the Valley Trail, take a ride up the gondola or zipline through the trees of the old-growth canopy. This afternoon, depart Whistler and head west over the Coastal Mountains, touching down on Vancouver Island.
DAY 5 - TOFINO KAYAKING & HIKING
Drive into the town of Tofino and suit up for a sea kayaking and hiking expedition to Meares Island. Arrive at the Big Tree Trail and take the boardwalk through the cedar forest to the Hanging Garden Tree, estimated to be more than 2000 years old.
DAY 6 - TOFINO & FLORENCE BEACH ADVENTURE
Walk endless miles of beaches and along some incredible trails through the lush rain forest before arriving on Florence Beach, a massive crescent of sand facing the open Pacific. Catch an afternoon flight to your hotel for the night in downtown Vancouver.
DAY 7 - GRANVILLE ISLAND
Circumnavigate Stanley Park and ride to Granville Island, Vancouver’s favourite local market for fresh fish, vegetables and other fine foods. This afternoon, continue to English Bay, Gastown, Chinatown, Robson Street or a myriad of other places where local Vancouverites like to congregate on a sunny summer day.
DAY 8 - DEPARTURE
After a final breakfast at the hotel, you will check out and your guide will transfer you to the airport in time for your flight home.
TO INQUIRE FOR MORE DETAILS & BEGIN PLANNING YOUR PERSONAL ACTIVE ADVENTURE - please contact:
Liz Bates - Director of Travel & Concierge Services
Single Family Home with 1 level
1 bedroom, 1 bath, 1 square feet
1 guest maximum
In lieu of the normal ThirdHome Keys & exchange fees, this personally tailored journey is a full-pay travel option and the monetary cost will be quoted to the member based on whatever accommodations are chosen, along with all other itinerary arrangements and inclusions the member requests to be a part of their customized itinerary. This journey does not require a specific number of keys.
Activities of Interest
Places of Interest
- Vancouver & Whistler
- Joffre Lakes Provincial Park
- Tofino & Meares Island & Granville Island
- Concierge Service