Best Western Plus Emerald Isle 2 nights

Nestled on the edge of the Salish Sea, Sidney offers access to spectacular views of the Gulf Islands and an array of romantic and family-fun activities. The Best Western Plus Emerlad Isle  is just minutes away from parks, local shops, bakeries, restaurants, and the marina. During the summertime, embark on an outdoor adventure, like a whale watching tour with local experts. In the wintertime, visit the Magic of Christmas at the Butchart Gardens and see the twinkling lights envelope the garden.


Top 5 things to do

  • Visit the award winning aquarium and get up close and personal with over 160 live marine species at the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea
  • Sit in the cockpit of a warplane and see over 20 aircrafts at the BC Aviation Museum
  • Learn about local history and see historic artifacts at the Sidney Museum.
  • Explore a vibrant jungle with thousands of tropical butterflies at Butterfly Gardens
  • From lush greens to colourful blooms, explore 55 acres of 900 plant varieties at Butchart Gardens

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

Day 1

Day 1 - Vancouver to Sidney

Ferry: Vancouver (Tsawwassen) to Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Staying at: Best Western Plus Emerald Isle (Standard Two Queen Room)
2306 Beacon Ave, Sidney, BC, Canada, V8L 1X2

Begin your journey with a breathtaking ferry ride that passes through idyllic islands and tall mountain scenery from Vancouver to Vancouver Island. Once arrived and checked into your hotel, explore the marina and enjoy spectacular views of the Gulf Islands, San Juan Islands and Mount Baker. Spend the evening enjoying delicious local meats and Oceanwise seafood at one of the many waterfront restaurants. Afterwards, take a sunset stroll along the pier and see panoramic views of the Salish Sea.

Day 2

Day 2 - Sidney

Staying at: Best Western Plus Emerald Isle (Standard Two Queen Room)
2306 Beacon Ave, Sidney, BC, Canada, V8L 1X2

Rise and shine with a hearty breakfast at one of the many local cafés, and savour in breakfast sandwiches, grilled wraps, and fresh salads. Then explore 55 acres of serene gardens with year-round blooms at Butchart Gardens. Find yourself enveloped in lush greens and colourful blooms. Afterwards, visit Sidney’s award winning aquarium, the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea and see over 3,500 animals including giant pacific octopus, wolf eels, and pacific salmon. Get up close and personal with these animals and learn about their habitats.

Day 3

Day 3 - Sidney to Vancouver

Ferry: Victoria (Swartz Bay) to Vancouver (Tsawwassen)

Spend your final day with an exciting visit to the BC Aviation Museum and see over 20 aircrafts, or take a walk through time at the Sidney Museum. If time persists, walk through Canada’s only booktown, and find six quaint bookstores, unique shops and delicious restaurants and bakeries. Make your way back to Swartz Bay Terminal and enjoy the scenic ferry ride home.

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Today's price from $359 CAD

+ $14.20 GST. Per person based on double occupancy. Includes ferry & accommodation. Surcharges may apply.

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Package includes

  • Accommodation Two nights’ accommodation at the Best Western Plus Emerald Isle in a Two Queen ; max. 4 ppl.
  • Ferry Round trip on BC Ferries from Metro Vancouver to Vancouver Island for two adults and one car
  • Parking Included Complimentary parking for BC Ferries Vacations guests
  • Pets Welcome Pets are welcome; additional charges apply. Please call us to confirm your pet room.

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