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    Canadian Family Discovery

    YOUR FAMILY ADVENTURE HOLIDAY INCLUDES:

    Scheduled flights | 11 nights accommodation | Exclusive travel information pack

     Prices from £1,999 – Enquire

    This package can depart in Vancouver and end in Calgary, or vice versa

Canadian Family Discovery.

Family adventure.

This Canadian family holiday is the perfect outdoor adventure! Immerse yourself in some of the most amazing scenery that Canada offers, explore the trails on foot or by bike, spot diverse wildlife, canoe on brilliant turquoise lakes or even raft the white water of Kicking Horse River.

Discover Athabasca Glacier on an included guided walk, and make your holiday as leisurely or as adventurous as you like by opting for lakeside strolls and scenic gondola rides or extreme zip lining! Busy days are followed by the chance to soak in hot springs or relax by the campfire and share stories of your adventures. Each day will be even more exciting than the last!

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DISCOVER CANADA YOUR WAY.

All our holidays offer complete financial protection and you will receive a uniquely personalised travelling pack to ensure you get the most from your adventure.


Day 1: Vancouver

Welcome to one of the most picturesque cities in the world, Vancouver. There’s plenty to fill your time today but we highly recommend a stroll around this cosmopolitan city to get a feel for the Canadian people and their outdoorsy way of life. Treat yourself to some moreish maple cookies in Stanley Park, a 400-hectare wonderland where you can see the authentic totem poles erected in the 1920s. Vancouver is a family-friendly city and once you’ve done some exploring, a welcome meeting will be held at 18:00 hrs in your hotel, where you’ll meet your tour guide and the other families in your group.

Accommodation – Hotel included

Meals – Meals paid locally

Optional Activities – Bike rental in Stanley Park CA$10-$65


Day 2-3: Whistler

After a scenic drive, set up camp near Whistler in the heart of British Columbia. Perhaps better known as a winter resort, Whistler is a fantastic destination all year round, with incredible scenery and loads of activities on offer. Why not take a leisurely gondola ride and see the views from above, rent bikes and wind your way along the trails, or even take to the tree tops with some adventurous zip lining? Whether you’re a family of adrenaline junkies or simply like to enjoy some leisurely time together surrounded by nature, there’s something for everyone in Whistler.

Accommodation – Camping included

Meals – Breakfast (x1), lunch (x2) and dinner (x2) included

Optional Activities – Extreme zip line course CA$119-$199, Mountain biking from CA$100, Gondola ride CA$27


Day 4-5: Wells Gray Provincial Park

Next up is Wells Gray Provincial Park – the fourth largest in British Columbia, covering the highest regions of the Cariboo Mountains. Take a walk and check out the impressive Helmcken Falls, one of the reasons for the creation of Wells Gray Provincial Park in 1939. You’ll stay in rustic guest ranch cabins for two nights and after each night’s dinner, you can kick back and experience authentic ranch hospitality. Take part in a BBQ cookout, where you’ll create a hearty meal of fresh meat and fish (plus a vegetarian option) for everyone to feast on after a busy day exploring.

Accommodation – Guest ranch cabins (multi share) included

Meals – Breakfast (x2), lunch (x2) and dinner (x2) included

Optional Activities – Walking and canoeing day excursion with lunch CA$105


Day 6-7: Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park is the largest national park in Canada, covering an area of 18,878 square km (4,200 square miles) and this is where you’ll camp for the next two nights. It’s much less developed than other areas of Western Canada and there are several options on offer. You may want to start your visit by taking the cable car up Whistler Mountain for a bird’s eye view of this wonderful park. There’s also the chance to experience mountain biking and hiking amidst fantastic lakeside scenery, or to visit Mount Edith Cavell for tremendous views of Angel Glacier, a beautiful hanging glacier in the shape of angel wings.

Accommodation – Camping included

Meals – Breakfast (x2), lunch (x2) and dinner (x2) included

Optional Activities – Mountain biking CA$15-$75, SkyTram cable car CA$45


Day 8-9: Icefields Parkway – Yoho National Park

The Icefields Parkway cuts through the heart of the Rockies, travelling for 360km (230 miles) past hanging glaciers, sheer rock walls and broad sweeping valleys. It’s been called one of the world’s most scenic drives, and you’ll want to keep your cameras at the ready for some stunning views. Visit Peyto Lake and be amazed by its incredible turquoise hues, before traversing a portion of the imposing Athabasca Glacier, on an included hike. The kids will be left speechless, for once!

Today’s adventure will take you to Yoho National Park. ‘Yoho’ is a native word for ‘awe’, and you’ll see why. Sometimes overshadowed by the neighbouring parks of Banff and Jasper, Yoho National Park is considered the hidden gem of the Canadian national parks system. If any of your family are budding photographers, exploring Yoho will provide them with ample opportunities to hone their skills as you wander through a pristine alpine landscape which includes mountains, lakes and waterfalls. In your free time, you can get up close and personal with the Kicking Horse River on an optional half-day white water rafting excursion, or you can choose to canoe or hike at the magnificent Emerald Lake. Walking the challenging trails overlooking Takakkaw Falls is an excellent alternative option. You’ll all sleep well tonight and for the next four nights, you’ll be at the same campsite in the Lake Louise area and won’t need to pack tents up.

Accommodation – Camping included

Meals – Breakfast (x2), lunch (x2) and dinner (x2) included

Optional Activities – Emerald Lake canoe rental (1 hr) CA$45


Day 10: Lake Louise – Banff National Park

With its snow-capped peaks, ancient pine forests and enchanting turquoise waters, Lake Louise is simply stunning. It’s always been a popular tourist destination, so there’s no surprise that it’s the most photographed destination in the Canadian Rockies! There are loads of walking trails to enjoy, so you can either wander around the lake or hike to a nearby tea house to be rewarded with some of the best chocolate cake in Canada!

Accommodation – Camping included

Meals – Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Optional Activities – Canoeing CAD$105 per hour (CAD$95 per additional hour)


Day 11: Banff National Park

Located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Banff National Park was established in 1885 and is Canada’s oldest national park. Its mountainous terrain encompasses coniferous forests, alpine meadows, ice fields and glaciers. It’s an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, with plenty of opportunity for walking and hiking. With an abundance of wildlife in the park, there’s always the chance of seeing bears from a safe distance. Alternatively, take a scenic ride on the gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain to take in a 360-degree view of the surrounding landscape. For a completely different perspective, another exciting optional activity is to fly overhead in a helicopter – an amazing experience that your family will never forget. Of course, there’s nothing better after a hard day of fun than a soak in the Sulphur Mountain hot springs, which is why we’ve included this for you!

Accommodation – Camping included

Meals – Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Optional Activities – Aerial gondola/tramway CAD$62, Scenic glacier flight CA$195 – $325


Day 12: Banff National Park – Calgary

After a free morning to absorb your last taste of the Canadian wilderness, you make the short journey to the city of Calgary. This one-time Mountie outpost is situated at the meeting of the Bow River and Elbow Rivers in the south of the Alberta province, with the epic Rocky Mountain Range forming the city’s backdrop. If you have some extra time to explore, the Calgary Zoo with its Botanical Garden and Prehistoric Park is recommended. Here, the kids can come face-to-face with life-sized dinosaurs or enjoy some of the city’s wide open green spaces.

This tour ends at our gateway hotel at approximately 17:00 hrs. We can book you post-tour accommodation at our gateway hotel if required. If you are planning to fly tonight, please do not book a flight that departs before 21:00 hrs.

Accommodation – None included. Tour ends at 17:00 hrs

Meals – Breakfast and lunch included

Optional Activities – Calgary Zoo CA$25 (CA$17 for under 16s)

Your holiday includes

  • Scheduled Flights
  • UK & US Airport taxes
  • Accommodation – 11 nights as mentioned or similar.
  • Guided walk on the Athabasca Glacier
  • Sulphur Mountain Hot Springs in Banff
  • Enjoy two nights in rustic cabins at a guest ranch in Wells Gray Provincial Park
  • Fresh fish and meat BBQ cookout
  • Hit the trails in stunning Whistler
  • Walk to incredible waterfalls in Wells Gray Provincial Park
  • Two nights in Jasper with a chance to visit Mount Edith Cavell for incredable views of Angel Glacier
  • Discover mountains, lakes and waterfalls with two days in Yoho National Park
  • Drive the stunning Icefields Parkway, known as ‘one of the best drives in the world’
  • Enjoy two nights in Banff National Park and explore panoramic Lake Louise
  • Fantastic walking trails in the majestic Canadian Rockies
  • Abundant wildlife viewing opportunities

Other inclusions:

  • Services of a professional tour guide
  • All transportation by private vehicle
  • 10 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 10 dinners

Important information:

  • The minimum age on this family trip is 6 years old

Travel Insurance

This is essential and not included. Should you need to purchase cover, we offer comprehensive cover at an additional cost. Please contact us for details.

Ultimate Canadian Rockies

A tour of spectacular contrasts that will take you from the Rocky Mountains to the desert, from the artistic and cultural centre of Santa Fe to up to eight national parks in the Four Corners states including Grand Canyon, Mesa Verde, Zion, Bryce, Arches National Park and more.

EXPLORE FLY DRIVE »

Noble Nova Scotia

Experience a deeply diverse landscape with rolling hills, flowing rivers and rugged cliffs shaped by the sea. Full of rich history and interesting local culture, Nova Scotia is latin for New Scotland. See the stunning beauty of Cape Breton Highlands National Park, the energy of Halifax – Atlantic Canada’s largest city, the serenity of Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens and oh so much more…

EXPLORE FLY DRIVE »

Do I need a visa to travel to the usa?

In most circumstances, no visa is required for travel to the USA for any British Citizen passport holder and many other European passport holders, whose countries qualify for the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). This program permits entry for up to 90 days for business or leisure purposes. Everyone must apply to use the VWP via the online Electronic System of Travel Authorization (ESTA).  Advice states this should be done online at least 72 hours prior to departure. On payment of the $14 fee this system usually issues an electronic confirmation within minutes but this is not guaranteed and there are certain criteria travellers must consider before applying via ESTA to use the Visa Waiver Program. Once granted the VWP authorization is valid for 2 years.

It is essential that everyone who plans to travel to the United States reads the information contained on the following page – Visa Waiver Program

Please note : From 21st January 2016 The United States implemented changes to the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) as part of the Terrorist Travel Protection Act of 2015. One of the major changes implemented in January excludes any British National who has travelled to Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, or Yemen since March 01st 2011 from using the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). Full details are contained on the above link but those affected will need to apply for a Visitor Visa with the U.S. Embassy before booking their travel arrangements.

You are advised to complete your ESTA prior to confirming any travel arrangements.

To use ESTA now please only use the following website – Official ESTA Website

Complete North America Limited cannot be held responsible for cancellation charges incurred by travellers who have booked travel and are subsequently unable to travel as part of the VWP or who are unable to obtain a Visitor Visa. If you have any questions after reading the information supplied above please speak to a member of our team.

Do I need a visa to travel to Canada?

British Nationals and travellers from other European countries can enjoy visa-exempt travel to and via Canada but must first use the online Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) at a cost of CA$7.00 per person. Most online applications are approved with minutes by email but the process can take longer particularly if supporting documentation is requested. An eTA is valid for 5 years and allows you to travel for up to 6 months on any one visit.

You are advised to apply for your eTA prior to confirming any travel arrangements.

For applications and full information on the scheme please only visit – Official Canadian Government eTA Website

Complete North America Limited cannot be held responsible for cancellation charges incurred by travellers who have booked travel and are subsequently unable to travel as part of the eTA scheme or who are unable to obtain a Visitor Visa. If you have any questions after reading the information supplied above please speak to a member of our team.

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“We had the holiday of a lifetime in Canada.

Thanks so much for your meticulous planning and perfect tour of this amazing part of Canada – it was even better than I hoped! Knight Inlet was absolutely stunning and we were so lucky to see grizzly bears, a black bear close up, bald eagles, ospreys, deer and lots of amazing wildlife. The drive from Jasper to Banff with the green lakes and snow covered mountains was drop jaw beautiful! The whole trip was incredible and will remain a lifelong cherished memory for all the family.”

Aitchison Party (Ultimate Canadian Rockies & Coastal Canada) -
Canoeing on Lake Louise

We wanted to thank you for arranging such a wonderful holiday.  Everything was organised perfectly, the package which awaited us at our first hotel was very comprehensive and extremely informative.

Daniel Party (Ultimate Canadian Rockies) -
Canoeing, Maligne Lake, Jasper National Park

We returned from our Canadian Holiday a few days ago and had a wonderful time.  We wanted to say thank you for all the arrangements, bookings and planned trips etc. which all fell into place at the right time without any problems or worries.

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