16 Day Discover The Canadian Rockies & Alaska

Calgary - Banff - Lake Louise - Columbia Icefields - Jasper - Blue River - Kamloops - Vancouver - Seattle - Inside Passage - Ketchikan - Tracy Arm Fjord - Juneau - Skagway


✓ Return international airfares with Qantas
✓ 6 nights quality twin share accommodation
✓ 7 night luxury Alaska Inside Passage cruise
✓ 13 Breakfasts, 6 lunches & 7 dinners
✓ Professional guide 
✓ All tipping & gratuities 
✓ Flexibility to extend your stay
✓ Secure your travel with a deposit today!

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From $4,999

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Stunningly beautiful, majestically rugged, Canada is undeniably jaw-dropping. The Canadian Rockies house a rich biodiversity and spectacular tree laden peaks, with crystal blue glacial streams at every bend. 

  

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Itinerary

Canada 2
Day 1

Australia Calgary

Get ready for your incredible trip through the Canadian Rockies. Board your Qantas flight to Calgary via connecting cities. On arrival take a shuttle transfer to your hotel for rest.

Hotel: 3 ★ Coast Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre or Similar

 

 

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Day 2

Calgary Lake Louise Lake Moraine Johnston Canyon Banff

Today we travel to Banff in the morning and embark on a scenic road trip of breathtaking Banff National Park along the Bow Valley Parkway, between the iconic mountain resort towns Banff and Lake Louise. Marvel at glorious Moraine Lake with a panoramic view of the Valley of the Ten Peaks, followed by a leisurely hike to the Lower Falls of Johnston Canyon. Then stroll along the picturesque shores of Lake Louise, crowned as the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’. Conclude the day with a quick stop at world famous Bow Falls.

Optional Tour: Banff Gondola - Ride the Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain, with breathtaking panoramic views of the Rockies.

Hotel: 3★ Inns of Banff or Similar
Meals: Breakfast

 

 

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Day 3

Banff Columbia Icefields Jasper

Today’s highlight is a jaw-dropping road trip to Jasper National Park. Be prepared to take in the world’s most scenic glaciers, lakes and mountain peaks as we traverse the Icefields Parkway, passing by sub-alpine forests on the way to the immense Columbia Icefield, one of the largest accumulations of ice south of the Arctic Circle. Next is a quick stop at the powerful waterfall of Athabasca Falls before heading into the beautiful alpine town of Jasper.

Optional tour: Ice Explorer - Ride aboard the massive Ice Explorer snow coach onto the surface of Athabasca Glacier. You can also experience the optional cliff-edge Glacier Skywalk once at the Athabasca Glacier should you feel daring.

Hotel: 3 The Crimson Jasper or Similar
Meals: Breakfast

 

 

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Day 4

Jasper Blue River Kamloops

Step into UNESCO World Heritage Site Mount Robson Provincial Park, home to the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies and recognised for its vast natural beauty and mountain landscapes containing rare species, peaks, glaciers, lakes, waterfalls, canyons, limestone caves, and fossils. Tonight we overnight in Kamloops where the North and South Thompson rivers meets.

Optional Tour: Blue River Safari - Travel up small rivers, gliding over water only inches deep and going where it seems no boat has gone before, you are sure to fall witness to a variety of active wildlife always seen on these riverbanks. Explore up to 12 kilometers of the spectacular Grizzly Bear Valley – where the bears decide when and for how long we stop along the way!

Hotel: 3 The Thompson Hotel & Conference Centre or Similar
Meals: Breakfast

 

 

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Day 5

Kamloops Hope  Othello Tunnels Vancouver

Set out on a fun hike at Othello Tunnels, a series of old train tunnels and bridges that cut through the solid granite walls and pass over the wild Coquihalla River near the town of Hope, location of the film ‘Rambo – First Blood’. After lunch, enjoy a mini tour of cosmopolitan Vancouver city, stopping by bustling Granville Island Public Market, a food lover’s paradise. Located at the southwestern corner of the coastal province of British Columbia, Vancouver is well known for its majestic natural beauty, as it is nestled between the Coast Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. It is frequently ranked as one of the "best cities to live in" and is certainly a beautiful destination to visit.

Hotel: 3 La Quinta Inn Vancouver Airport or Similar
Meals: Breakfast

 

 

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Day 6

Vancouver Seattle Embark on Inside Passage cruise

Cross the border into the United States of America through to the Port of Seattle to embark on your luxury week-long Alaska Glacier Cruise for your chance to witness the undisturbed wildlife and jaw-dropping natural wonders of the Alaskan wilderness. Step on board pure luxury on your 5 star Celebrity cruise voted 10 consecutive years in a row ‘best premium cruise line’.

Ship: 5 Celebrity Solstice
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

 

 

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Day 7

At Sea

Enjoy the day at sea as we sail through the natural wonders of Alaska. Cruising in Style while relaxing at sea, Modern Luxury Lives here.

Ship: 5 Celebrity Solstice
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

 

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Day 8

Ketchikan

Cruise to Ketchikan docking at 7am, The ‘Salmon Capital of the World’ is a popular port of call for Alaska cruises. If you’re up for an adventure, take a canoe and nature trail excursion (optional), or a wilderness exploration followed by a scrumptious crab feast (optional). Depart at 4pm.

Ship: 5 Celebrity Solstice
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

 

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Day 9

Tracy Arm Fjord and Juneau

Cruise to the Tracy Arm Fjords (pictured right), arriving at 6am. Gaze in awe at a landscape carved by glaciers, with hundreds of waterfalls cascading down 3000-foot granite walls. Southeast of Juneau lies a narrow 30-mile waterway that delivers epic views of the twin Sawyer glaciers. Hear the thunderous crack as the glaciers calve and send house-sized chunks of ice plummeting into the waters of this awe-inspiring fjord. Named after a naval crewman who paddled into the narrow fjord in 1899, the waterway is surrounded by a wilderness of the same name, Tracy Arm-Fjord Terror Wilderness. You’ll witness crashing waterfalls, breathtaking snow-dusted mountain peaks, humpback whales, harbour seals and much more on a Tracy Arm-Fjord cruise. Depart at 10am. Cruise to Juneau, the capital of Alaska, docking at 1:30pm and departing at 10pm.

Ship: 5 Celebrity Solstice
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

 

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Day 10

Skagway and the Alaska Inside Passage

Cruise to Skagway, arriving at 7am. The great Klondike Gold Rush lives on in Skagway's charming downtown of restored 19th-century buildings and its historic railway. Located on the edge of the wilderness, this small town saw its fair share of gold rush, get rich dreamers pass through. Today, its residents are more than welcome to share the stories of its untamed past. Discover Dyea, or go horseback riding through the majestic forests (optional). Sail through the Alaska Inside Passage into the more protected Alaska Inside Passage, a complex labyrinth of fjords and bays where whales and sea lions find refuge during the summer months.

Ship: 5 Celebrity Solstice
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

 

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Day 11

 At Sea

Enjoy the day at sea as we sail through the natural wonders of Alaska. Cruising in Style while relaxing at sea, Modern Luxury Lives here.

Ship: 5 Celebrity Solstice
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

 

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Day 12

Victoria BC

The seaside capital of British Columbia, Victoria is located on Vancouver Island at the southern tip of Western Canada. Named after Queen Victoria, this one-time British colony has retained much of its colonial charm with decorative English gardens and castles, but also reflects its modern landscape with bohemian shops, coffee bars and international cuisines. The year-round moderate temperatures are perfect for exploring this incredible city. Arrive at 5.30pm and depart at 11.59pm.

Ship: 5 Celebrity Solstice
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

 

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Day 13

Disembark cruise - Seattle

Disembark from the cruise after breakfast. Begin your tour of ‘Emerald City’ Seattle as we head downtown for a familiarisation drive stopping at scenic views as we pass by distinct neighbourhoods sitting high on hilltops or afloat on the calm waters. Explore the colourful Pike Place Market overlooking Elliot Bay, Seattle’s most popular tourist destination and home to a large variety of shops and restaurants with waterfront views.

Optional Tour: Space Needle - Scale the iconic Space Needle and view the dazzling skyline from 158 meters on the observation deck. Also, view the amazing collection of blown glass art and sculptures of Chihuly Garden & Glass. The artist has his work is included in more than 200 museum collections worldwide. He has been the recipient of many awards, including twelve honorary doctorates and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Hotel: 3★ Sheraton Bellevue Hotel or similar
Meals: Breakfast

 

 

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Day 14

Seattle Australia

Bid farewell to beautiful USA, Canada and Alaska, with a transfer to the airport for your homebound or onward flights via connecting cities.

Meals: Breakfast

 

 

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Day 15

In Transit

 

 

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Day 16

Australia

Arrive home today. We hope you have enjoyed your inspiring journey through the Canadian Rockies and Alaska. 

 

 

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Inclusions & Fine Print

Inclusions

  • Return international airfares with Qantas
  • All airport & port transfers
  • 6 nights quality twin share accommodation 
  • 7 nights on a luxury 5 star Inside Passage cruise on-board the Celebrity Solstice in an Inside Cabin (upgrades available)
  • 13 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners 
  • Dedicated coach transportation
  • The services of a professional, English speaking guide
  • All tipping & gratuities 
  • All admissions and national park fees
  • Secure your travel with a deposit today!

Unbelievable sightseeing included

  • Revel in the unspoiled natural beauty of iconic Banff National Park
  • Reminisce in the tranquil serenity of glacier-fed Lake Louise
  • Lose yourself in the pristine alpine surrounds of Jasper National Park
  • Explore cosmopolitan metropolis Vancouver & ‘Emerald City’ Seattle
  • Indulge in a luxurious week-long Inside Passage Cruise of Alaska 

Cruise Details 

For detailed information on your cruise, click HERE.

Cabin Upgrades

If you wish to upgrade your ship cabin the following amounts are payable in addition to the package price:

  • Oceanview Cabin: from $850 per person (subject to availability)
  • Balcony Cabin: from $1,195 per person (subject to availability)
  • Junior Suite: from $3,195 per person (subject to availability)

Please request your preferred cabin type in the ‘Special Requests’ field prior to making your purchase and you will be contacted to arrange payment.

Deposits

Secure your package with a deposit of $2,500 per person. You will then be invoiced for final payment 120 days prior to departure.

How to extend your stay

Some customers like to enhance their holiday by arriving early and/or staying behind after the tour concludes. If you wish to choose one of these options, please follow these steps:

  1. Follow the ‘book now’ prompts.
  2. After selecting your departure date and completing your bedding configuration details, please select if you wish to 'arrive early' and/or 'stay behind' in the 'extra services' field.
  3. In the 'special requests' field, please specify your extension requirements.
  4. Complete the remaining booking requirements and click ‘pay now’.
  5. After finalising your purchase, a member of our reservations team will be in contact with you to discuss your extension request.

A $350 per person supplement plus any fare difference applies if you wish to confirm your early arrival or stay behind. 

  • Early arrival airfare surcharge: Calgary from $350pp
  • Stay behind airfare surcharge: Seattle from $350pp
  • Stopover airfare surcharge: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vancouver from $350pp per city

You will be contacted after purchase for collection of this payment. All additional accommodation and sightseeing is at your own arrangement.

Extra night accommodation in Calgary or Seattle available before or after your tour - $380 per room, per night (in addition to the $350 per person break fee). 

Extensions

Los Angeles Stopover - From $750 per person

  • Airfare
  • 3 nights accommodation at the Fullerton Hotel or similar
  • Airport & hotel shuttle transfers

If purchasing a stopover package, the arriving early and/or staying behind $350 extension charge is not applicable.

Fine Print

Booking Process

  • Follow the ‘Book Now’ prompts.
  • Select your travel dates, departure city, number of travellers, room preference and any extra services.
  • Click ‘Checkout’ to login or create an account. You’ll need an account to review your details and download documentation.
  • Click ‘Pay Now’ to proceed to payment.
  • Note - all payments are processed by our trusted gateway Paypal where you are given two options:
  • Pay using your Paypal account OR
  • Pay using your credit card by proceeding as a guest – a Paypal account is not required.
  • Once your order is complete, you will be prompted to complete a booking form so that we can fulfil your booking.
  • Your booking is confirmed once your booking form is submitted and you can begin the countdown to your Inspiring Vacation!

Airfare Information 

  • You will travel with the full-service airline Qantas
  • Adelaide, Perth customers will be flown to Sydney or Melbourne to board their international flight.
  • Flights will require a minimum of 1 transit (maximum 2).
  • All tickets will include 20kgs checked baggage (restricted by the coach on tour).
  • Once ticketed, flights are non-refundable. Any changes will be subject to the airline rules and change fees.
  • Full names as per passport (including all middle names) are required.
  • Any airline schedule changes or cancellations are beyond our control.

Exclusions

  • Visas, ESTA (USA) and eTA (Canada)
  • Travel insurance (recommended)
  • Shore excursions
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Optional activities
  • Personal expenses

Documentation: Final documentation including e-tickets and hotel details will be provided approximately 14-30 days prior to travel.

Single Supplement: Single supplement is $2,500 per person in addition to the twin share price. If you are wishing to also upgrade your cruise cabin, the following payments are also collected in addition the the single supplement price:

  • Ocean View from $750 per person
  • Balcony from $1,055 per person
  • Junior SUite from $2,855 per person

Land only: A $900 per person reduction from the twin share price applies if you wish to arrange your own airfares. Should you wish to purchase land only, please select this option in the booking process, under 'Departure City'. 

Triple share: Available (on request). Please purchse 3 x $4,999. If you wish to purchase triple share please phone 1300 88 66 88.

Optional Tours:

  • Banff Gondola - $50 per person
  • Ice Explorer - $90 per person
  • Glacier Skywalk - $50 per person
  • Blue River Safari - $110 per person
  • Space Needle & Chihuly Garden & Glass - $80 per person

Bulk Buy Special - Purchase all of the optional tours for a reduced price of $350 per person.

You will be contacted prior to departure to secure your optional tours.

Premium Economy Upgrade: Available from an additional $3,000 per person (Subject to availability) in addition to the twin share price. Please request ‘Premium Economy’ in the ‘Special Requests’ field prior to making your purchase and you will be contacted to arrange payment.

Business Class Upgrade: Available from an additional $5,000 per person in addition to the standard price (subject to availability). Please request ‘Business Class’ in the ‘Special Requests’ field prior to making your purchase and you will be contacted to arrange payment.

Itinerary: The total length of the tour in days includes time spent in flight and is subject to change depending on the flight schedule. Please refer to the day-by-day itinerary for the time spent on land.

Group Size: 20-48 people

Children: Children must be 2 years old or over and share a room with parents at all times. Children are the same price as adults.

Accommodation: The accommodation listed is subject to change. Any changes will be of an equal or higher standard. Bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only. All efforts will be made to meet your preferences, however, any changes are beyond our control.

 

Departure Dates

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19 MAY 2019
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26 MAY 2019
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Sunday
16 JUN 2019
Sunday
23 JUN 2019
Sunday
04 AUG 2019
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11 AUG 2019
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18 AUG 2019
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25 AUG 2019
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