Canada tours Vancouver Island 6 day tour
Canada tours Vancouver Island 6 day tour

6-day Vancouver Island Adventure Tour

5 nights

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Dive into the breathtaking scenery of the Canadian West Coast

Vancouver Island is a gem, and there’s no better way to see the highlights then with a guided adventure tour. Imagine old-growth rainforest, orcas, mountains, and the incredible west coast vibe of Vancouver Island.

This 6-day Vancouver Island adventure tour is the perfect trip for outdoor lovers who want to get off the beaten track. You will explore the rainforests and beaches of Tofino, the teeming wildlife of Berkley Sound and the dizzying heights of the old-growth trees of Cathedral Grove.

You will camp at truly stunning locations, with expert local guides to ensure the experience is fun, safe, and comfortable.

When you are not looking out for the whales, orcas and sea lions that call Vancouver Island home, you can enjoy a guided city tour of Victoria or explore the artisan shops and fishing ports of Tofino. From exploring the local islands by packet freighter to visiting local hot springs and trying out a spot of surfing; there will not be a dull moment on this awesome Canadian adventure holiday.

Highlights of the 6-day Vancouver Island Adventure Tour

Reconnect with nature as you camp up beneath the stars, enjoying delicious homecooked food at your luxury camping spots.
Hike through the lush rainforests and golden sandy beaches of Tofino, celebrated by UNESCO for its abundant biodiversity.
Unearth the hidden corners of Berkley Sound on a journey through the Broken Group Islands by working packet freighter.
Enjoy the wonderful Canadian wildlife as you look out for whales, orcas, sea lions, bald eagles, and even black bears!

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6-day Vancouver Island Adventure Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Meet in Victoria

You will be greeted by your friendly guides at either a hotel or the airport at Victoria, depending on your preference. After meeting the rest of your group, you will head out for a guided tour of Victoria, exploring the pretty harbour and hidden downtown gems. Later, you will head to the West Coast to set up camp with a spectacular view of the Olympic Peninsula. Indulging in a healthy, gourmet meal beneath the open sky, you will start to connect with your fellow group members beneath the shade of the magnificent old-growth trees.
Overnight Location: Camp near the coast
Distance: 4-16 km
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 Port Renfrew & the Cowichan Valley

After enjoying a delicious alfresco breakfast at your camping spot, you will buckle up in the support van and head out North along the West Coast. You will take the time to stop and admire the abundant natural beauty, with plenty of gigantic trees and gorgeous tidal pools which are sure to take your breath away. Passing through the Cowichan Valley, you will stand beneath the dizzying heights of the 800-year-old fir trees at Cathedral Grove before settling into your waterside camping spot at Sproat Lake.
Overnight Location: Camp at Sproat Lake
Distance: 4-16 km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 Sea Life Watching in Barkley Sound

Enjoy an early morning breakfast by the tranquil waters of the Sproat Lake before setting out for a breathtaking cruise on a packet freighter. Barkley Sound is teeming with marine life and is a common hangout spot for humpback whales and bald eagles alike. This unconventional type of cruise aboard a working freighter will take you to hidden corners of the sound that most tourists will never get the chance to enjoy. Watch out for sea lions and seals as you pass through the Broken Group Islands before heading North towards the iconic surfing town of Tofino. Here you can enjoy the expansive tropical rainforests and sandy coastline before watching a gorgeous sunset from your camping spot right on the beach.
Overnight Location: Camp at Bella Pacifica
Distance: 4-16 km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Hot Springs & West Coast Fjords

Prepare to get your adrenaline pumping as you enjoy a high-speed boat trip through the stunning fjords of Clayoquot Sound. Flying across the waters of the Pacific Ocean you will soak up some of the wildest landscapes that the West Coast has to offer. Stopping off at the soothing waters of Hot Springs Cove, you can forget all the worries of daily life as you unwind in the natural hot springs. If that doesn’t appeal, you can take some time to explore the artisan shops of Tofino or spend the day carving the waves at one of Canada’s most celebrated surfing spots.
Overnight Location: Camp at Tofino
Distance: 4-16 km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Kayaking, Surfing or Bear Watching

Everyone has different preferences when it comes to exploring the great outdoors, so you will have the opportunity to decide how you want to spend your day. You can take a guided kayaking tour or go searching for black bears on a marine bear watching tour. Watching them hunt for rock crabs, you are sure to fall in love with the character of these beautiful animals. Alternatively, ocean worshipers can spend the day surfing the waves at Long Beach before taking a hike through the lush rainforest.
Overnight Location: Camp at Tofino
Distance: 4-16 km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Farewell

Waking up by the Pacific Ocean, Canada’s West Coast is sure to have captured your heart. Indulging in a final breakfast with your group, you will enjoy one last scenic drive along the world-famous ‘Highway of the Waterfalls.’ Soaking up the stunning mountain landscape, you will say your sad goodbyes before getting dropped in Nanaimo, either at the Vancouver ferry terminal, Nanaimo Airport, or bus station for a bus back to Victoria.
Overnight Location: None
Distance: None
Meals: Breakfast

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6-day Vancouver Island Adventure Tour Price and Dates

Pricing for this guided hiking tour in Vancouver Island depends on whether you choose to join an existing group on a specific date or if you prefer a custom tour for your group only.

The best time to travel to Vancouver Island for this hiking tour is between June and September.

Prices of Private Guided 6-day Vancouver Island Adventure

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Have your own private tour with just your group! Please contact us with your preferred date and the number of people in your group and we will create the itinerary just for you.

Join a Group Tour of 6-day Vancouver Island Adventure

Make new friends and join a group Vancouver Island Adventure Tour. Prices below are per person:

Jun 19, 2021
Jun 24, 2021
From Victoria
To Nanaimo
USD$1,095
6 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Jun 30, 2021
Jul 05, 2021
From Victoria
To Nanaimo
USD$1,095
6 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Jul 21, 2021
Jul 26, 2021
From Victoria
To Nanaimo
USD$1,095
6 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Jul 31, 2021
Aug 05, 2021
From Victoria
To Nanaimo
USD$1,095
6 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Aug 11, 2021
Aug 16, 2021
From Victoria
To Nanaimo
USD$1,095
6 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Sep 08, 2021
Sep 13, 2021
From Victoria
To Nanaimo
USD$1,095
6 days / 5+ Spaces Left

Accommodation on 6-day Vancouver Island Adventure Tour

This tour is based in good quality tents with comfortable camping pads. Your camping spots are carefully chosen to offer the most beautiful views of the stunning West Coast landscapes, with pitches by the side of lakes, nestled amongst gigantic ancient trees or nestled right on the lovely beaches. A hot shower is available nearly every day and all diets can be catered for.

Prices are based on 2 people sharing a 3-4-person tent, but it is possible to upgrade to a private tent if you prefer. You can either bring your own sleeping bag or rent one for an extra fee.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
You can pay a supplement of $250 USD to have a private tent for yourself only. Contact us and we can try and match single travelers up, where possible.

Hotels on Standard Tour

Night 1-5

Camping along the trail

Immerse yourself in the stunning mountain landscapes as you camp out beneath the stars. High-quality equipment and expert guides offer a wonderful camping experience.

What’s included in the 6-day Vancouver Island Adventure Tour?

Meals

5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners, snacks along the route each day.

Accommodations

Camping accommodation for 5 nights along the tour.

Transportation during the Tour

You will be picked up and dropped off at the start and end destinations of this tour by your guide. Transport is provided for you and your luggage throughout the tour by a support van and trailer.

Also Included

  • Park passes and entry fees
  • Victoria City tour on day 1
  • Daily guided hikes and walks throughout the tour
  • 2 expert local guides per tour
  • Use of the quality camping gear (tent and sleeping pad)

Not included

  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Optional personal transportation around town during free time
  • Getting to Victoria at the start of the tour
  • Getting back to Victoria (from Nanaimo) at the end of the tour.
  • Personal Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • GST (5%)

Optional Extras

  • Sleeping bag rental - $50 USD
  • Optional activities:
    • Barkley Sound Cruise - $50 USD per person
    • Tofino Hot Springs Tour - $125 USD per person
    • Guided Kayak Tour - $125 USD per person
    • Surfboard Rental - $50 USD per person/day
    • Marine Bear Watching Tour – prices upon request
  • Additional night in Victoria before or after the tour

Frequently Asked Questions about 6-day Vancouver Island Adventure Tour

Fresh Adventures is an outdoor tour company that navigates explorations through the rugged, stunning terrain spanning western Canada. With an emphasis on customer care, Fresh Adventures promises to depart on an expedition, with a highly skilled guide, no matter how many people have signed up, while also ensuring tour participants have top-notch equipment.

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We rate this tour as a 3 / 5. Fixed-departure tours are accompanied by two guides that can split the group into two to organize activities for different levels of fitness.

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