Vancouver, Sonora Resort & Victoria
Vancouver, Sonora Resort & Victoria
Vancouver Cityscapes, British Columbia
Vancouver Cityscapes, British Columbia
Sonora Resort, BC
Sonora Resort, BC
Victoria's Parliament Building & Butchart Gardens
Victoria's Parliament Building & Butchart Gardens

Self-Drive British Columbia Cities and Wilderness

10 nights from €3,279 per person Including Flights


Explore the vibrant cities of Vancouver and Victoria in British Columbia surrounded by beautiful coastline and magnificent mountain backdrops.  Between stays in these two cities your adventure will include a stay in the wilderness on Sonora Island at the 5 star Sonora Resort.  The resort offers luxury accommodation in themed lodges with opportunity to not only relax and rejuvenate, but also enjoy wildlife viewing, fishing and eco-adventure tours. (TM)

Travel inspiration: Looking for the perfect, tailor-made itinerary that will allow you to experience an epic wildlife and wilderness holiday in British Columbia? Read our dedicated guide to combining Vancouver and Victoria's surrounds with the best of British Columbia's landscapes.

This is a tailor made itinerary, hotels and duration's can be changed as you wish.  Please call and let us build your perfect holiday.

Whats included?
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Checked baggage
  • CAR licensed & bonded
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1 - 4

Arrive in Vancouver.

When you arrive, you have the choice to either pick up your car today from the airport and drive to your hotel or you can catch a taxi and pick up your car rental downtown on Day 5. Vancouver is an easy city to explore on foot or by public transport, or perhaps book a Segway or a cycling tour. You have four days to enjoy this beautiful relaxed city and there is plenty for you to see and enjoy. Read our suggestions for our top 10 things to do in Vancouver or discover what you can see when exploring Vancouver on foot.

Hotel: Georgian Court

Day 5 & 6

Sonora Resort, Sonora Island

This morning drive to Horseshoe bay to catch the ferry to Nanaimo, you will then drive to Campbell River and catch a water taxi to Sonora at 3pm.  Total journey time to Sonora is around 6 hours, and it is a beautiful drive along Vancouver Island.  Your 2 night stay at Sonora Resort in a Deluxe Ocean View Gold room includes:

  • All gourmet meals including breakfast, lunch, dinner and appetizers
  • All beverages (liquor, wine, beer, juice and water)
  • Use of all amenities at the resort: Outdoor heated pool, hot tubs, steam rooms, tennis court & games room
  • Access to 2 stocked rainbow fly-fishing ponds with all equipment
  • Complimentary use of mountain bikes
  • Complimentary Wifi


In addition to the above inclusions customers have the option to pre-book a number of extra excursions:

  • Salmon Fishing from a 7.5 metre boat – A perfect introduction to pacific salmon fishing, includes all equipment and bait.  Tour lasts for 4 hours at an approximate cost of £175 per person
  • Bear Watching by Zodiac – Guests embark on a tour to view elusive grizzly in their natural habitat, catching salmon and playing with their cubs by the river mouths and shoreline.  Guests can also view bears from one of the three uniquely designed 3-metre high viewing stands. Tour lasts for 5 hours at an approximate cost of £279 per person.
  • Zodiac Nature Tour – An introductory tour to the surrounding waters in a 12 seat, 9-metre eco tour Zodiac boat providing unique views of local wildlife.  Tour is 1 hour long at an approximate cost of £50 per person

Extra nights are available should you wish to extend your stay at Sonora Resort.  Helicopter transfers are also available from Vancouver to Sonora please call for details and prices.

Day 7-9


This morning enjoy a few more hours at the resort, then at around 1pm travel by water taxi back to Campbell River.  Your drive from Campbell River to Victoria is approximately 3 hours. When you arrive in the Garden City of British Columbia, check into the impressive Fairmont Empress on the harbour front. Enjoy the next couple of days exploring Victoria and it's surroundings. Highlights include Butchart Gardens and the Inner Harbour. For more information, see our Victoria destination guide.

Hotel: Fairmont Empress

Day 10

Travel back to Vancouver.

Today catch the Ferry back to Vancouver.

Hotel:  Georgian Court

Day 11

Today make your way to the airport for your flight home.

  • Return international flights
  • Economy car rental with fully inclusive insurance
  • 10 night’s accommodation and inclusions as shown in day to day itinerary
  • Ferry travel from Horseshoe Bay to Nanaimo, return water taxi from Campbell River to Sonora Resort and ferry travel from Victoria to Vancouver

What's not included

  • Meals
  • Car parking fees

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