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Vancouver, Alaska - The Ultimate Grizzly & Polar Bear Viewing
Vancouver, Alaska - The Ultimate Grizzly & Polar Bear Viewing

Highlights: Victoria - Nanaimo - Tofino - Port Alberni - Vancouver - Alaska

Other Departures: Manchester from £7379pp, Dublin from £7639pp

£500pp/Based on 2 adults sharing
Dublin Deposit £2000pp

Please Note:
Travel Date 7th September 2024 (Alternative Dates Available)
Outside Cabin Upgrade from £519pp
Balcony Cabin Upgrade from £619pp

Hotels Featured:
Inn at Laurel Point 4*
Coast Bastion Hotel 3*
Comfort Inn & Suites 3*
Pacific Sands Beach Resort 3*
Best Western Plus Barclay Hotel 3*
Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier 4*

Koningsdam - Holland America

Sat 07 Sep 24: Victoria
Flights from London Heathrow to Montreal Pierre-E-Trudeau Apt, Canada to Victoria International Apt.Canada
Stay in Inn at Laurel Point for 2 Nights
Toyota Corolla or Similar
Unlimited mileage
Collision Damage Waiver (with Excess)
Theft Protection Waiver (with Excess)
1 Million CAD Liability Cover (EP/SLI)
Local Sales Tax/es
State Tax
Airport Surcharges/Fees
Customer Facility Charge
Mechanical Assistance
Deposit Information
The following deposit will be debited at the start of the rental:
The Deposit amount is 700
Methods of Payments
The supplier requires a card in the name of the main driver with enough credit/funds to cover the deposit amount.
Form of payment accepted: American Express credit card, Diners Club credit card, Mastercard credit card, Visa credit card
Forms of payment NOT accepted: Cheques, Cash, Prepaid cards, Debit cards, Credit and Debit cards for electronic use only, Maestro, Cards not issued by a bank, Unembossed cards, Solo, Virtual cards, Visa electron Taxes
Unless otherwise indicated all costs indicated in these terms and conditions are subject to local taxes and fees. Excess Amounts The CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) and TP (Theft Protection) have an insurance excess. The Insurance excess is 500

Mon 09 Sep 24: Nanaimo
Stay in Coast Bastion Hotel for 1 night

Tue 10 Sep 24: Knight Inlet Lodge
3 Nights (Incl. 1 NT Campbell River)
Day 1
Arrive independently in Campbell River. The day is at your leisure. Accommodation for the first night of your Knight Inlet Lodge package will be at Comfort Inn & Suites in Campbell River. Passengers must reconfirm the floatplane departure time upon check-in. Rooms are available for check-in beginning at 15:00.
Days 2 & 3
Campbell River to Knight Inlet
After an 08:15 transfer from your hotel to the floatplane base*, you will depart at 09:30 on a 25 min flight to Knight Inlet Lodge. Once settled in at the lodge, and following a brief orientation, you will embark on a small boat excursion in the estuary. Two
2-hour tours follow in the afternoon; one of these tours is a bear-viewing tour (by boat in the spring and summer and on a viewing platform from late August to October), and the other will be a Knight Inlet sightseeing cruise. You will be accompanied on all
excursions by a knowledgeable guide trained in the local wildlife and natural history of the area. In the evening relax in the lounge while enjoying an interpretive presentation by one of the guides. * Transfer from the hotel to the floatplane base is only included for passengers arriving at Campbell River by air. Passengers with cars should drive to the floatplane base themselves to arrive by 08:45 & say they are guests of the lodge (a 5-minute drive from Campbell River; directions provided locally. There is free parking available at Vancouver Island Air while passengers are at Knight Inlet Lodge.) Guests booked on 3-night packages can participate in extra bear viewing and wildlife watching excursions, an interpretative hike through the Kwalate River Valley, and wildlife tracking
Day 4
On your day of departure, you'll have the opportunity to go on a final bear-viewing boat excursion before your 10:00 return transfer to Campbell River by floatplane.
Accommodation for 1 night in Campbell River at the Comfort Inn & Suites and 2nights at Knight Inlet Lodge (deluxe room with private bathroom and shower)
Meals: Full board starting with breakfast on day 2 and ending with breakfast last day, complimentary wine with dinner
Arrival transfer from Campbell River Airport (see Special Notes)
Transfer from hotel to floatplane base (applicable only to passengers who fly to Campbel River) Passengers with cars should drive to the floatplane base themselves (5 minute drive from hotel; directions provided locally).
Complimentary parking is available at the Campbell River floatplane base for passengers who drive to the base. Return floatplane from Campbell River floatplane base to Knight Inlet Lodge (check-in at 09:00, return flight arrives in Campbell River at 11:00)
Transfer from floatplane base to Campbell River Airport (see Special Notes)
Welcome orientation briefing
Bear viewing tour
Scenic boat ride through Glendale Cove
Knight Inlet sightseeing cruise
All transportation to the bear-watching platforms (in the spring and summer, viewing is done from boats)
Interpretative guide
Evening interpretative programs
Rain gear, if necessary
Baggage handling (see Special Notes)
All park user fees
Staff gratuities
Bear viewing license
Research and Environmental fee Provincial Taxes and Federal GST.
3-night package additional activities:
Extra bear viewing trips
Interpretative forest hike through the Kwalate River Valley Interpretive wildlife tracking tour
Not Included
Alcoholic beverages unless otherwise specified.

Fri 13 Sep 24: Campbell River
Stay in Comfort Inn & Suites for 1 night

Sat 14 Sep 24: British Columbia
Stay in Pacific Sands Beach Resort for 4 nights

Wed 18 Sep 24: British Columbia
Stay in Best Western Plus Barclay Hotel for 1 night

Thu 19 Sep 24: Vancouver
Flight from Victoria International Apt to Vancouver Intl Airport
Private Transfer Airport to Hotel
Stay in Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier for 2 nights

Sat 21 Sep 24: Holland America/Koningsdam
Alaska Glacier Discovery
Inside Cabin L Cabin
Itinerary Date Day Duration
Vancouver, B.C., CA 21 Sep 24 Sat Depart 4:00 PM
Pier: Canada Place Pier Check Starts at 1200p
Scenic Cruising The Inside Passage 22 Sep 24 Sun Cruising Only
Tracy Arm Inlet 23 Sep 24 Mon Arrive 9:00 AM Depart 9:30 AM
Service Call Shore Excursion Guests On
Juneau, Alaska, US 23 Sep 24 Mon Arrive 1:00PM Depart 10:00PM
Skagway, Alaska, US 24 Sep 24 Tue Arrive 7:00 AM Depart 8:00 PM
Glacier Bay 25 Sep 24 Wed Arrive 7:00 AM Depart 4:00 PM
Cruising Only Route Subject to Weather/ Ketchikan, Alaska, US 26SEP24 THU Arrive 11:00 AM Depart 7:00 PM
Scenic Cruising The Inside Passage 27 Sep 24 Fri
Cruising Only Vancouver, B.C., CA 28 Sep 24 Sat Arrive 7:00 AM
Pier: Canada Place Pier Have It All premium package
Shore Excursions
1 Shore Excursion - up to US$100 per guest
Speciality Dining: Dinner at a fine-dining restaurant
Beverage Package: Free Upgrade - Elite: wine, beer, cocktails, specialty coffee, and soda. Plus, service charges are on us. All drinks are up to $15.
Free Upgrade - Premium Package
Crew Appreciation Gratuity
Free - Included

Sat 28 Sep 24: Departure

Offer Includes

  • Return International Flights From London Heathrow
  • Airport Taxes
  • Domestic Flights
  • 2 Nights stay in a Laurel Wing Guestroom at Inn at Laurel Point 4*, Victoria on Room Only Basis
  • 1 Night stay in a Coast Queen Room - Double Room at Coast Bastion Hotel 4*, Nanaimo on Room Only Basis
  • 1 Night stay in a Standard Room at Comfort Inn & Suites 3*, Port Campbell with Bed & Breakfast
  • 2 Nights at Knight Inlet Lodge - Full Board
  • 4 Nights stay in a One Bedroom Garden Suite at Pacific Sands Beach Resort 3*, Tofino on Room Only Basis
  • 1 Night stay in a Standard Room at Best Western Plus Barclay Hotel 3* on Room Only Basis
  • 2 Nights stay in a Standard Room at Pinnacle at the Pier 4*, Vancouver on Room Only Basis
  • 7 Night Alaska Discovery Cruise aboard Koningsdam in an Inside Cabin - Full Board
  • Car Hire
  • All Shared Transfers

Meal Plans

  • As per Itinerary