As soon as you hop on the ferry from West Vancouver, you'll notice the landscape grow wilder with every kilometer travelled. Whether you are wandering through centuries old trees, breathing in the sea air along the sprawling sandy shore, sharing a snack of traditionally smoked Pacific salmon, or catching a wave in company of your gal pals, you'll feel a connection to this ancient territory.
This trip is filled with plenty of opportunity to move your body in nature, reboot your senses.
DAY 1 | VANCOUVER | Hotel Check-In + Orientation at 7:00pm with a welcome craft beverage at a local brewery (Vancouver is famous for them!).
We recommend arriving a day early to explore this colourful laidback city by wandering the cool districts of Gastown, Kitsilano or Davie Village, or rent a bike and cycle the coastal Stanley Trail.
DAY 2 | VANCOUVER, NANAIMO, TOFINO | Wave goodbye to the city as we head into the wild. Jump on a ferry from West Vancouver to the port town of Nanaimo. From there, we start our road trip to the sea, stopping at waterfalls, gentle forest trails and canyons along the way. Arrive into the quaint, sandy paradise that is Tofino.
Day 3 | TOFINO | Start the morning with a surf lesson in the Pacific from a local school staffed entirely by female instructors (it is the women's surf capital of the world, after all!).
After you've worked up an appetite, we will stop into town to snack on some local fare: smoked Pacific Salmon, locally caught.
Take the rest of the day to explore quaint Tofino before regrouping for a group bonfire picnic on the beach in the evening.
If you are uncomfortable with surfing, an alternative activity can be arranged.
Free time options: House of Himwitsa, kayak, canoe, hike, hot springs + wander the town.
Day 4 | TOFINO | Full free day! Head out and explore as your hearts desire. Your guide can help you plan your day.
Opt to: go for a swim, whale watch, take a second surf lesson, kayak, canoe, hike + wander the town.
Day 5 | TOFINO - VANCOUVER | Jump back in the van and head back to Van! Drop-off in downtown Vancouver + goodbyes.
Opt to: join us for a second 7-day trip through the Rockies, starting the next day! See our West Coast Road Trip itinerary to book the full 11-day adventure.
We will be staying at a quaint waterfront hostel on edge of Clayoquot Sound - a body of water with many inlets and islands.
The cozy, cabin-style rooms are spacious, comfortable and multi-share (4 to a room), with private washroom facilities. This spot is right in town which will allow you to easily explore the magical town of Tofino on foot.
Upgrades to private, and twin-share rooms are available upon request and availability.
- Private transportation in an 11-seater van + 2 ferry trips between West Vancouver and Nanaimo
- 1 Driver/Guide
- 4 nights accommodation in exclusive, 4-bed rooms with ensuite bathroom facilities
- 4 breakfasts, 1 dinner, 1 snack, 1 craft beer/juice
- 3 hour surf lesson in Tofino including gear rental
- Sightseeing, walks + hikes including National Park fees
Optional activities other than the attractions listed in the itinerary
Meals other than listed in the inclusions list
Airport arrival transfer
FlightsBC Pocket GUIDE + IMPORTANT INFO (COMING SOON)
International flights are not included in the tour price. Travellers are responsible for booking their own flights.
This trip requires 4 passengers to run. If the minimum number is not met, passenger can choose from an alternative date or a refund.
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