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

6-day Vancouver Island Adventure Tour

6 days

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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 than 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 on the coast, 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 surfing, sea kayaking, whale watching and a bounty of incredibly scenic hikes, 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.
Soak up the beauty of the Cowichan Valley and rest beneath the shade of the 800-year-old fir trees of Cathedral Grove.
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 in 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 and 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 Local Hike and Drive to the West Coast

Enjoy an early morning breakfast by the tranquil waters of the Sproat Lake before setting out for another jam-packed day of adventure. With several possible hikes on the table today, it’s time to lace up your shoes and brace yourself for sensational views. Later on, you’ll jump in the van to cruise to the west coast where you can enjoy another local hike after stopping to take in the wonders of Stamp Falls.
Once in Tofino, 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 Adventures of the Sea

Rise and shine ready to take on another magical day in and around Tofino. Decide to enjoy this tropical paradise on land by taking some time to explore the colourful artisan shops of Tofino or hit the trails on a local hike. Or hit the water and spend the day carving the waves at one of Canada’s most celebrated surfing spots. You can also opt to set out on a guided whale watching or guided sea kayaking tour on the coast. Tofino is your oyster today, soak it up!
Overnight Location: Camp at Tofino
Distance: Flexible
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. If you didn’t hit the water yesterday, today you’ll have another opportunity to 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 another 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 Rockies Hiking and Camping Adventure Tour Price and Dates

This guided hiking tour in Vancouver Island is run as a fixed-departure tour where you’d be joining a group, however, custom private tours can be organized for those willing to travel with their group only (please contact us with your preferred date and the number of people in your group and we will create the itinerary just for you).

Prices below are per person sharing a double or a triple room:

Jun 18, 2022
Jun 23, 2022
From Victoria
To Nanaimo
6 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Jun 29, 2022
Jul 04, 2022
From Victoria
To Nanaimo
6 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Jul 27, 2022
Aug 01, 2022
From Victoria
To Nanaimo
6 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Aug 06, 2022
Aug 11, 2022
From Victoria
To Nanaimo
6 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Aug 17, 2022
Aug 22, 2022
From Victoria
To Nanaimo
6 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Sep 14, 2022
Sep 20, 2022
From Victoria
To Nanaimo
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?


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


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:
    • Whale Watching Tour – prices upon request
    • Guided Kayak Tour - $150 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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6-day Vancouver Island Adventure Tour Map

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Is this tour for me?

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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