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Flying Safari in British Columbia

Exploring Whistler and glamping and Heli-hiking on Vancouver Island.

10 days

from £12,195pp

As part of a longer trip discovering British Columbia, our flying safari element offers a unique opportunity to see this spectacular state from another perspective and access total wilderness.

  • Combine Whistler and Vancouver Island
  • Private glamping beyond the ordinary accessible only by helicopter
  • Heli–hiking, heli-fishing & heli-photography
  • Zip line a network of over 800mts of wires in Whistler 

From Clayoquot Wilderness Resort fly by helicopter to remote glaciers and far off alpine meadows. Fly fish on glacial lakes, be dropped by helicopter for spectacular hiking across unchartered terrain.   The heli flights are also a wonderful vehicle for rare photographic opportunities. 

Just when you might think it is not possible to get any closer to this untapped wilderness, we have discovered you can set up for the night, on your own mountain peak. Spend a night’s glamping under the stars with views that stretch over 40 miles across Clayoquot Sound to the Ocean complete with all the 5* luxuries found back at Clayoquot base camp.

For a more detailed itinerary with great ideas on what to do and where to stay, please get in touch with our experts.

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what is included

  • All accommodation
  • Internal flights
  • International flights as detailed
  • Sightseeing with private guide as per the itinerary
  • Transfers as detailed

what is excluded

  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas

PLEASE NOTE THE ABOVE FLIGHT COST IS A SUGGESTED FROM PRICE. FLIGHT COSTS WILL BE CONFIRMED AT TIME OF BOOKING. ALL FLIGHTS ARE ATOL PROTECTED.

Itinerary at a glance

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Day 1

Fly London to Vancouver City

Drive from Vancouver City to Whistler (Road Journey)


You will be staying at Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort

Day 2

You will be staying at Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort

Day 3

You will be staying at Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort

Day 4

Drive from Whistler to (Road Journey)

Fly Vancouver City to Tofino


You will be staying at Clayoquot Wilderness Resort

Day 5

Clayoquot- Choice of Activities
The following activities are included in your stay and for you to choose daily:

- Hiking
- River & Ocean Kayaking
- Horse Riding
- Mountain Biking
- Wildlife Viewing (Whales, Sesal Lions, Sea Otters, Eagles, Puffins, Bears)
- Walk the Wild Side Tour
- Remote Beaches & Surfing
- Skeet Shooting
- Archery and Rock Climbing
- Zip Line
- Paint Balling

Diving, Salt water fishing and spa treatments are additional.


You will be staying at Clayoquot Wilderness Resort

Day 6

You will be staying at Clayoquot Wilderness Resort

Day 7

Day at leisure in Tofino


You will be staying at Wickaninnish Inn

Day 8

Time to Yourself
Set on the west coast of Vancouver Island, Tofino is a small town of approximately 2,000 that is surrounded by rich natural wilderness. The spectacular beauty and ecological diversity of the Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO site, makes it one of the most desirable locations for both local and international travellers. Spend time exploring both land and sea with fishing, kayaking, whale watching, black bear watching and surfing key activities of this vibrant town. Many activities are booked well in advance during peak summer months but can occasionally be arranged on arrival to the town.

Take time to learn of the dynamic arts scene that plays a key part of this town, with nature and First Nations Culture the focus of much of the work. The Eagle Aerie Gallery owned by Roy Henry Vickers is worth a visit displaying some of the finest pieces of First Nations Art and set in a stunning traditional Northwest Coast longhouse.


You will be staying at Wickaninnish Inn

Day 9

Fly Tofino to London

Accommodation

Below you can see some of the wonderful places we recommend you stay on your journey.

Wickaninnish Inn

Wickaninnish Inn

The Wickaninnish is a luxury hotel & spa on Chesterman Beach on the outskirts of Tofino, on the west coast of Vancouver Island....

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Clayoquot Wilderness Resort

Clayoquot Wilderness Resort

Clayoquot is an exclusive, luxury tented camp set in a magical location amidst pristine wilderness....

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For a more detailed itinerary with great ideas on what to do and where to stay, please get in touch with our experts.

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