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British Columbia Self Drive Tours, Vancouver Self Drive Vacation, Visit Tofino, Pacific Rim National Park, BC West Coast
Vancouver Car Rentals, Vancouver Sightseeing,
Vancouver Island Self Drive Vacation, Victoria Driving Tours, Tofino Vacation
SDR#02 Vancouver Island – Victoria
Explore the Pacific Rim National Park with its rugged shorelines and sandy beaches. Hike the Wild Pacific Coastal Trail, observe killer whales while on an adventurous cruise, kayak through the incredible beautiful Barkley Sound or relax at the remote hot springs cove north of Tofino. Continue to the Saanich Peninsula and visit Sooke Harbor and Victoria – the capital of BC with its British flair and many interesting sightseeing and shopping opportunities. Enjoy the “ High Tea” ceremony at the world-renowned Empress Hotel with a picture perfect harbor view. You may choose from various accommodation categories. Return to Vancouver by ferry.
Arrive in Vancouver, pick up your rental car and check in at your downtown hotel. Spend the remaining day to visit the sights & attractions of Vancouver including Stanley Park, Robson Street, Capilano Suspension Bridge or Grouse Mountain. Guided city sightseeing tours on request.
Vancouver - Tofino
Drive to Horseshoe Bay and take the BC Ferry to Nanaimo on the East Coast of Vancouver Island. Drive north towards Parksville, then cross the Island to the West Coast. Arrive at Ucluelet/Tofino and check in at your hotel. (240 km)
Pacific Rim National Park
Tofino and Ucluelet are two gems and gateway to one of British Columbia's most prized nature reserves, Pacific Rim National Park. Experience the pristine wilderness first hand by walking along Long Beach or the Wild Pacific Trail.
Pacific Rim National Park
The Pacific Rim offers a variety of outdoor activities. Whale watching, bear viewing, hiking, surfing, hot springs excursions and beach combing just to name a few. Take a stroll along the beach watching the sunset and enjoy a delicious dinner at one of the famous restaurants.
Tofino - Victoria
Leave Pacific Rim and drive to the southern tip of Vancouver Island. The "Garden City" Victoria sparkles in one of Canada's mildest climates and still shows it's unique British character. Stroll along Inner Harbour where the impressive Empress Hotel is presiding. (210 km)
Victoria boasts a fascinating history and many famous landmarks like the Empress Hotel, Chinatown, Parliament Building, Helmcken House or the Antique Row. Surrounded by ocean waters, Victoria is also well known for excellent whale watching trips.
Victoria - Vancouver
Stopver at famous Butchart Gardens on your way to the ferry terminal in Swartz Bay. The Gardens have several theme areas including: Japanese Garden, Rose Garden and a Sunken Garden. Take the ferry from Swartz Bay to Vancouver. End of Tour. (70 km)
Departure Dates
January - December
Daily Departures
Rates in CAD$ per Person
Category Single Double Triple Quad
January 01 - June 30
Superior $1240.00 $640.00 $495.00 $425.00
July 01 - September 20
Superior $1450.00 $740.00 $545.00 $455.00
September 21 - December 31
Superior $1240.00 $640.00 $495.00 $425.00
January 01 - June 30
First Class $1750.00 $910.00 $680.00 $530.00
July 01 - September 20
First Class $1960.00 $1010.00 $730.00 $560.00
September 21 - December 31
First Class $1750.00 $910.00 $680.00 $530.00
Services included
- 6 Night Superior or First Class Hotel Accommodation
- Goods & Service Tax (GST)
- Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)
- 7 Day Compact Rental Car (Dollar, National and/or Alamo Car Rental)
- Unlimited Free Km
- CDW Car Insurance
- LDW Car Insurance
- Airport Handling Fee
- Tour Documentation
- Ferry Reservation Fee - Car
- Ferry Reservation Fee - Passenger
Optional Charges
Car Rental Upgrade (Rates per rental):
Mid Size $70.00, Full Size $160.00, SUV Jeep $190.00, Standard SUV $330, Mini Van $230.00, Van (7 seats) $340.00
Add on Sightseeing Tours
per Person
Tofino: Whale Watching Cruise (2-3 hrs)
Tofino: Hot Springs Cove Day Tour (6 hrs)
Tofino: Black Bear Watching Boat Tour ( 2 - 2 1/2 hrs)
Victoria: Whale Watching & Wildlife Cruise (3 hrs)
Rates in CAD$ per Person + tax
Additional Nights in Vancouver
Category Single Double Triple Quad
May 01 – May 31
Superior $120.00 $60.00 $45.00 $39.00
June 01 – September 30
Superior $140.00 $70.00 $55.00 $45.00
October 01 – October 31
Superior $100.00 $50.00 $40.00 $33.00
Additional Nights in Vancouver
Category Single Double Triple Quad
May 01 – May 31
First Class $210.00 $105.00 $80.00 $65.00
June 01 – September 30
First Class $220.00 $110.00 $85.00 $70.00
October 01 – October 31
First Class $210.00 $105.00 $80.00 $65.00
Single Room Rate:                  
1 Adult – Room with 1 Queen Size Bed or 1 King Size Bed
Double Room Rate:
2 Adults – Rooms with 2 Queen Size Beds or 1 King Size Bed
Triple Room Rate:         
3 Adults – Rooms with 2 Queen Size Beds
Child Rate up to 12 Years:                         
Sharing Single, Double or Triple Rooms with Adults. Max 2 Children per Room