Sunshine Coast Retreat Gibsons Garden Hotel 2 nights

With its oceanfront beauty, vibrant culture, rich history and easy accessibility from Vancouver, Gibsons is the perfect option when you need a quick break from city life. The popular Gibsons Garden Hotel offers a great location just a few minutes by car from the Langdale ferry terminal and a short walk from the town’s eclectic variety of restaurants, galleries and historical features. Outdoor recreation opportunities on the Sunshine Coast include fishing, scuba diving, hiking, cycling, golf, and canoeing or kayaking. The Music in the Landing series, the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts, the Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival and a number of other events showcase the area’s rich cultural and artistic traditions. A charming collection of restaurants and cafés introduces guests to the West Coast culinary style and the best of local food and wine.

Top 5 things to do

  • Visit Molly's Reach, home of The Beachcombers TV series
  • Rent a canoe or kayak and explore the local waters
  • Visit the Nicholas Sonntag Marine Education Centre - a collect and release aquarium
  • Shop and dine at Gibsons Landing
  • Explore the museums and art galleries

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

Day 1

Day 1 - Vancouver to Gibsons

Ferry: West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) to Gibsons (Langdale)

Staying at: Gibsons Garden Hotel (Standard Two Queen Room)
963 Gibsons Way, Gibsons, British Columbia, V0N 1V8

Your trip starts with a picturesque sailing from Metro Vancouver to the Langdale ferry terminal, followed by a short drive to Gibsons. The best way to experience the town’s unique character is on foot, browsing the galleries, shops and boutiques that showcase local and international artwork, crafts, furniture, literature and fashions. Unwind in the evening with a dinner of classic West Coast favourites at Molly’s Reach, followed by a few sunset cocktails.

Day 2

Day 2 - Gibsons

Staying at: Gibsons Garden Hotel (Standard Two Queen Room)
963 Gibsons Way, Gibsons, British Columbia, V0N 1V8

After satisfying your appetite with a complimentary breakfast, it’s time to get going. Gibsons is the gateway to the Sunshine Coast, so there’s more than enough to keep even the most energetic visitor busy. Go on a wildlife viewing expedition. Treat yourself to a true Pacific Ocean experience by spending the day scuba diving, offshore fishing or exploring the coastline by kayak. Revel in the pristine beauty of the coastal rainforest by visiting Roberts Creek Provincial Park, Mount Elphinstone Provincial Park or Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park. Learn about Sunshine Coast history and culture at the Sunshine Coast Museum & Archives, the House of Héwhíwus (House of Chiefs), or the Egmont Heritage Centre.

Day 3

Day 3 - Gibsons to Vancouver

Ferry: Gibsons (Langdale) to West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay)

Whether you start your day early or enjoy a leisurely morning, this is your chance to take care of activities that didn’t fit into yesterday. Take a scenic walk along the waterfront, keeping an eye out for whales and other marine life. Visit a few more local shops and museums. Or simply sit down at a café and lose yourself in a good book. Then it’s time to return to Langdale ferry terminal for your sailing to Metro Vancouver.

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Today's price from $209 CAD

+ $8.95 GST. Per person based on double occupancy. Includes ferry & accommodation. Surcharges may apply.

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Package includes

  • Accommodation Two nights' accommodation at Gibsons Garden Hotel in a Standard Two Queen Room; max 4 ppl.
  • Parking Included Complimentary parking for BC Ferries Vacations guests
  • Ferry Round trip on BC Ferries from Metro Vancouver to the Sunshine Coast for two adults and one car

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