Gowlland Harbour Resort Quadra Island 2 nights

Please note Gowlland Harbour Resort is open from May 1 to October 31, 2020.

Nestled along Vancouver Island’s east coast, Quadra Island is a popular destination for visitors of all tastes. This enchanting island is home to quaint shops, pristine beaches and recreation opportunities on land and water. A diverse offering of cultural tours, hiking and biking trails, sea kayaking, world-class fishing, wildlife viewing and internationally acclaimed scuba diving sites come together to create a fantastic destination that you’ll want to return to year after year.

Package includes 2 nights stay at the Gowlland Harbour Resort, round-trip ferry between Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island and Vancouver Island and Quadra Island for two adults and one car.

Top 5 things to do

  • Learn about First Nations history at the Nuyumbalees Cultural Centre at Cape Mudge Village
  • Explore tranquil bays and rugged coastline with a kayaking trip
  • Enjoy some of BC’s clearest water on a dive trip to the sunken destroyer HMCS Columbia
  • Connect with nature by hiking/biking along the hilltop, forest and coastline trails
  • Immerse yourself in the local experience by visiting an eclectic variety of coffee shops, artisan studios and boutiques

Additional Activities can be added to your package during the booking process

Day 1

Day 1 - Vancouver to Quadra Island

Ferry: Campbell River (Campbell River) to Quadra Island (Quadra Island)
Ferry: West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) to Nanaimo (Departure Bay)

Staying at: Gowlland Harbour Resort (Hotel Room)
823 Gowlland Harbour Road, Quadra Island, BC,

After a scenic 100-minute ferry ride across the Strait of Georgia to Vancouver Island, drive north for about 90 minutes to Campbell River. There, you’ll take a quick ferry ride to Quadra Island, a charming place where rich culture and breathtaking scenery blend seamlessly. After checking in to your hotel, stop by the visitor centre and then spend the rest of the day experiencing the island’s cultural history. An incredible variety of galleries, heritage sites, museums and cultural tours will open your eyes to the rich diversity of the Aboriginal culture of the Discovery Islands.

Day 2

Day 2 - Quadra Island

Staying at: Gowlland Harbour Resort (Hotel Room)
823 Gowlland Harbour Road, Quadra Island, BC,

Today is the day to get ambitious and explore. Dive the wreck of the HMCS Columbia or kayak through the intricate coves and bays of the Discovery Islands. Immerse yourself in the island’s pristine scenery by biking or hiking through an extensive network of trails along the coastline and through the forest. Spend the day on the water sailing, whale-watching or fishing for salmon and halibut. Then end your day with a fantastic dinner at one of the local restaurants.

Day 3

Day 3 - Quadra Island to Vancouver Island

Ferry: Nanaimo (Departure Bay) to West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay)
Ferry: Quadra Island (Quadra Island) to Campbell River (Campbell River)

Start your final day with a delicious breakfast before heading out to visit a few more sites. Visit the galleries and shops of local artisans or walk the pristine beaches of Rebecca Spit Marine Provincial Park. Your journey home begins with a quick ferry ride back to Campbell River, followed by a drive south down the island, and 100-minute ferry ride from Nanaimo to Horseshoe Bay. 

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Today's price from $339 CAD

+ $12.50 GST. Per person based on double occupancy. Includes ferry & accommodation. Surcharges may apply.

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Package includes

  • Accommodation Two nights' accommodation at Gowlland Harbour Resort in a Hotel Room; max. 2 ppl.
  • Includes An F&B Option Complimentary daily gourmet breakfast
  • Extra Value Receive either a dessert or appetizer of your choice in the Dining Room for up to two guests
  • Ferry Round trip on BC Ferries from Metro Vancouver to Vancouver Island, and from Vancouver Island to Quadra Island for two adults and one car

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