Canadian Escape for Seattleites – Weekend getaway to Vancouver and Victoria

Leave your car at home & travel by train & ferry

Travel by train from Seattle to Vancouver for an exciting stress free weekend getaway! Take the AMTRAC on Friday afternoon to Vancouver. We will meet you at the station and take you to your Deluxe Room with a breathtaking view of downtown Vancouver at the Empire Landmark Hotel. Spend a fabulous weekend experiencing the best of Vancouver and Victoria – train rides, seaplane rides and/or boat rides.

On Saturday, after a sumptuous breakfast with a breathtaking rotating view from the 43rd floor, you spend a leisurely day discovering Vancouver on a Hop-on/Hop-off Trolley bus with 34 stops throughout the city including Stanley Park, Gastown, Chinatown and Granville Island.

On Sunday you’ll travel to Victoria through an island world in a high-speed boat in search of whales. Sightings are 90%. Spend the afternoon exploring the city before taking the Clipper ferry from Victoria to Seattle.

Seattle to Vancouver trips are offered every weekend between May 22 and September 20.

US$699(CAN$870)/person based on dual occupancy.

Price includes:

  • Meet & Greet at the Vancouver train station
  • Transfers to hotel
  • 2 nights Empire Landmark Hotel – Deluxe room with a view
  • Breakfast on Cloud 9 – revolving restaurant on the 43rd floor
  • Trolley Bus Ho-on-Hop ticket
  • Whale Watching Excursion from Vancouver to Victoria
  • Free time in Victoria
  • Return from Victoria to Seattle by Clipper passenger Ferry
  • All local taxes

Itinerary

Friday
06:50 pm – Amtrak Cascades 516 ex King Street Station, Seattle
10:50 pm – Arrive in Vancouver Transfer to hotel

Saturday
0730 am breakfast on Cloud 9
08:30 am – 05:00 am explore Vancouver by Trolley Bus

Sunday
07:45 am – 12:30 pm Whale watching to Victoria
12:30 pm – 18:30 pm Explore Victoria
18:30 pm – 21:30 pm Victoria Clipper to Seattle

Victoria Overnight Option

Break the journey and spend an extra day in Victoria. Spoil yourself and stay at the Humboldt House Bed & Breakfast where every room is equipped with a Jacuzzi.

Optional Activities

Indian Arm Kayak Excursion – US$100(CAN$122)/person additional

Private, guided kayak tour in Indian Arm fjord, a long and narrow inlet with spectacular views. Destination is a beach barbecue on a remote island.

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Price includes

  • Meet & Greet at the Vancouver train station
  • Transfers to hotel
  • 2 nights Empire Landmark Hotel – Deluxe room with a view
  • Breakfast on Cloud 9 – rotating restaurant on the 43rd floor
  • Indian Arm Kayak and beach barbecue adventure
  • Whale Watching Excursion from Vancouver to Victoria
  • Free time in Victoria
  • Return from Victoria to Seattle by Clipper passenger Ferry
  • All local taxes

Itinerary

Friday
06:50 pm – Amtrak Cascades 516 ex King Street Station, Seattle
10:50 pm – Arrive in Vancouver Transfer to hotel

Saturday
0730 am breakfast on Cloud 9
0930 am – 04:30 pm Indian Arm Kayak & Beach BBQ adventure

Sunday
07:45 am – 01:30 pm Whale watching to Victoria
01:30 pm – 06:30 pm explore Victoria
06:30 pm – 09:30 pm Victoria Clipper to Seattle

Whistler by train and sea plane – US$300(Can$359)/person additional

Ride the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer train along the breathtaking scenery of the Sea-to-Sky corridor between Vancouver and Whistler on. Discover Whistler in the summer and take a seaplane back to Vancouver by seaplane along the same Sea-to-Sky corridor – but this time with view from the air.

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Whistler by train and bus – US$375(Can$324)/person additional

If flying is not an option for you, return to Vancouver by bus along the scenic Sea-to-Sky highway.

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Price Includes

  • Meet & Greet at the Vancouver train station
  • All hotel transfers
  • 2 nights Empire Landmark Hotel – Deluxe room with a view
  • Breakfast on Cloud 9 – rotating restaurant on the 43rd floor
  • Whistler Mountaineer train to Whistler
  • Time to explore Whistler
  • Scenic Sea-plane flight from Whistler to Vancouver
  • Whale Watching Excursion from Vancouver to Victoria
  • Free time in Victoria
  • Return from Victoria to Seattle by Clipper passenger Ferry
  • All local taxes

Itinerary

Friday
06:50 pm – Amtrak Cascades 516 ex King Street Station, Seattle
10:50 pm – Arrive in Vancouver Transfer to hotel

Saturday
06:30 am breakfast on Cloud 9
07:30 am – 11:00 am Whistler Mountaineer train to Whistler
11:00 am – 05:30 PM Explore Whistler
06:00 pm – 06:45 pm Scenic sea plane flight from Whistler to Vancouver
07:00 pm – return to hotel

Sunday
07:45 am – 12:30 pm Whale watching to Victoria
12:30 pm – 18:30 pm Explore Victoria
18:30 pm – 21:30 pm Victoria Clipper to Seattle