Victoria Retreat Best Western Plus Carlton Plaza 2 nights

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Combining outdoor recreation, a vibrant cultural scene, rich history and a laid-back, friendly atmosphere, BC’s capital city is popular with travellers of all ages and tastes. Active visitors can get their fill of mountain biking, hiking, scuba diving, kitesurfing and sailing. Culinary aficionados will be treated to a wide variety of West Coast dining showcasing local meat and produce. A famous array of galleries and studios will delight artistic guests. History buffs can learn about the fascinating mix of cultures that set the stage for one of the West Coast’s most popular vacation destinations.

Top 5 things to do

  • Walk the waterfront, admiring the Parliament Buildings and Inner Harbour
  • Take the harbour ferry to Fisherman’s Wharf for fish and chips
  • Discover the coast on a whale-watching tour
  • Explore the many shops and boutiques on Lower Johnson Street
  • Journey into the past at the Royal BC Museum

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

Day 1

Day 1 - Vancouver to Victoria

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

Staying at: Best Western Plus Carlton Plaza Hotel (Traditional Two Double Room)
642 Johnson Street, Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 1M6

Sailing through the picturesque coastal waters between the mainland and Vancouver Island is the perfect start to this relaxing getaway. After your arrival in Swartz Bay, a short drive brings you to your hotel, which offers a prime location close to many of Victoria’s celebrated attractions. Check in to your room, then walk along the waterfront or browse in some of the quaint boutiques before sitting down to a delicious meal at one of Victoria’s many charming restaurants.

Day 2

Day 2 - Victoria

Staying at: Best Western Plus Carlton Plaza Hotel (Traditional Two Double Room)
642 Johnson Street, Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 1M6

It’s a good idea to start your day early in Victoria, since there’s so much to see and do. An eclectic variety of restaurants and cafés provide ample opportunities to sample the skills of local chefs. Immerse yourself in the sweeping ocean vistas by taking a run or bike ride along the beautiful waterfront trails. Explore West Coast history and culture by touring the Royal BC Museum and visiting nearby studios and art galleries. Or get outside and go hiking at one of the nearby provincial parks or spend a day on the water whale-watching.

Day 3

Day 3 - Victoria to Vancouver

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

Start your last day in Victoria with breakfast at a local café before squeezing in a few final activities. Stroll through the immaculately manicured gardens at Government House, the Lieutenant Governor’s residence. Shop for souvenirs, designer clothing and original artwork at the downtown boutiques. Take one last walk along the waterfront. Afterwards, it’s time to drive back to Swartz Bay and catch your ferry for a scenic return trip past the Gulf Islands and across the Strait of Georgia to Metro Vancouver.

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Today's price from $159 CAD

+ $4.20 GST. Per person based on double occupancy. Includes ferry & accommodation. Surcharges may apply.

2 nights

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Package includes

  • Accommodation Two night's accommodation at the Best Western Plus Carlton Plaza Hotel in a Traditional Two Double Room; max. 4 ppl.
  • Parking Included Complimentary valet parking for BC Ferries Vacations guests
  • Ferry Round trip on BC Ferries from Metro Vancouver to Vancouver Island for two adults and one car

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