let scenic take you on an unforgettable journey through canada and alaska. truly the worldâ€™s largest luxury playground.from canadaâ€™s majestic rocky mountains and aqua jewelled lakes to alaskaâ€™s spectacular inside passage and glacial fjords, there are many surprises to be discovered.as the number one australian tour operator to canada and alaska, weâ€™ve spent many years perfecting every part of our itineraries and service, ensuring you enjoy the ultimate touringexperience and a journey beyond your every expectation. so, sit back, relax, and let us show you canada and alaska, the scenic way. letâ€™s begin in the provincial capital of victoria on vancouver island, where weâ€™ll show you the sights of this delightful city with its distinctive old-world charm.
visit the famous 110 year old butchart gardens, and be totally inspired by the fifty-fiveacres of wonderful floral displays. in the afternoon enjoy the freedom of yourscenic freechoice included activities. choose from a fishing expedition to catcha famous british columbian salmon, a float plane trip for a unique aerial viewof the city, a horse drawn carriage ride around the quaint streets of victoria. elegant afternoon tea at the fairmont empress or perhaps youâ€™d prefer an unforgettable whale watching adventure by cruise boat or a high speed zodiac. and for the young at heart, a zip line adventureover sooke hills. whether you prefer to be relaxed or get choose something more active – the choice is yours!
at the end of the day you will retire to the majestic fairmont empress, rising regally on the banks of victoria’s inner harbour. whilst others come to visit and photographthis famous hotel, only when you travel with scenic will you be able to spend two exclusive nights within this jewel of the pacific. this hotel has enchanted both royalty and guests to victoria since its opening in 1908 today the fairmont empress retains all of its charm and grandeur with antique furniture and opulent decor. we travel by ferry to the mainland and drive north to the pretty famous alpine village of whistler. for those whoâ€™d like to arrive earlier inwhistler, scenic offer a one hour floatplane flight from victoria to green lake in whistler.
leave the tour group behind and soar over the many scattered islands through the georgia strait to the pristine alpine mountains. exclusive to scenic, guests stay at the superbfairmont chateau whistler. located at the foot of blackcomb mountain,this hotel features all the amenities of a superb mountain retreat. whistler is famous for its black bears, whichcan often be seen on the fairmont golf course. and scenic have organised an exclusive and fascinating presentation by local bear expert, michael allen. explore the delights of whistler with includedfreechoice activities. for the more active traveller, sore above whistler on an awe-inspiring, heli-sightseeing tour. or enjoy a thrilling jet boat river cruise. for the more active, zip-line through the beautiful scenery of cougar mountain and whistler valley, or conquer whistler by foot on a mountain sightseeing adventure.
for a more relaxed introduction to whistlerâ€™sdelights, take in spectacular views during a ride on the ‘peak 2 peak’ gondola.be fascinated by a traditional dog sled camp, or take a 4wd tour of the mountains. we continue to british columbiaâ€™s interior,retiring for the evening at the grand hotel in the alpine village of sun peaks. exclusive this evening, enjoy dinner and afascinating presentation for a historic look into the fur trading industry and life asa voyager. a group of elk are likely to be our welcomingparty as we arrive the following day at the magnificent fairmont jasper park lodge situatedon lake beauvert and surrounded by of
views snow-capped mountains. enjoy a 2 night stay as you explore the delights of jasper including your pick of freechoice activities. including a cruise to picturesque spirit island on maligne lake, a harley-davidson motorcycle ride around thenational park, canoeing on pyramid lake, rafting on the athabasca river, riding the famous sky-tram,or experience the â€œlocalsâ€™ choice hikeâ€, a personalised light hiking trail chosen byyour tour guide. the rocky mountain scenery is nothing short of spectacular as we meander along the famous
ice fields parkway, recognised as one of theworldâ€™s most spectacular drives. en route visit, athabasca glacier and boardan ice explorer for an amazing journey over a thousand year old glacier in the columbiaice fields before stepping out into the air on the brand new glacier skywalk. continuing through the rockies, the tour headstowards the famous fairmont chateau lake louise. “when you stay at the fairmont chateau lake louise, the emphasis is on just that, the lake, and the best way to experience the lake is by getting on it. either by ice-skates in the winter or canoe in the summer.” scenic includes a special lake view room for spectacular views of this iridescent turquoise lake with impressive victoria glacier as itsbackdrop.
in this spectacular setting you will alsobe given the opportunity meet one of the iconic canadian mounties. less than an hour south of lake louise isthe famous alpine township of banff. where you will settle into the legendary fairmont banff springs. few hotels in the world can rival the majesty,hospitality and scenery of the fairmont banff springs. its unique blend of opulence andseclusion has been a symbol of rocky mountain magnificence for more than a century. scenic tours includes a special view room at this unforgettable resort. in banff our range of scenic freechoice activities include nine holes of golf on banffâ€™s championship golf course, a relaxing float trip down the beautiful bowriver, a nature walk, a helicopter flight,
access to the mineral pools of the willow stream spa orexperience the calgary stampede. billed as â€˜the greatest outdoor show onearthâ€™, the calgary stampede is an annual 10 day rodeo, exhibition and festival heldevery july in calgary, alberta, canada. attracting over one million visitors per year,the calgary stampede is one of world’s richest rodeos and the main attraction for calgary.featuring one of the world’s largest rodeos, a parade, midway, stage shows, concerts, agriculturalcompetitions, chuckwagon racing and first nations exhibition, it is no surprise thatthe calgary stampede is one of canada’s largest festivals. there is so much to choose from that the hardest part will be deciding which youâ€™d prefer to do!
and no stay in banff would be complete without a gondola ride to the top of sulphur mountain. all aboard! the famous rocky mountaineer is one of the worldâ€™s most spectacular rail journeys. scenic tours guarantees an upgrade tothe exclusive goldleaf service, with its private dining room and unique glass glass dome carriage, offering breathtaking uninterrupted views of the majestic rocky mountain scenery as you travel for two days. vancouver is one of canadaâ€™s most beautiful cities and here youâ€™ll stay at the historic fairmont hotel vancouver exclusive to scenic. explore the delights of vancouver including gastown, chinatown, stanley park and granvilleisland markets. exclusive to scenic tours, be the first to enjoya morning guided nature walk through the rainforest
at capilano suspension bridge and cliffwalk. opening just for scenic guests you can enjoy the area without the crowd. but our journey doesnâ€™t end here. if youthought the rockies scenery was breathtaking â€¦..youâ€™ll be surprised to learn the bestis yet to come. no holiday trip to this part of the worldis complete without experiencing the breathtaking scenery of alaskaâ€™s grand coastline, andthere is no better way to view this than from the vantage point of your guaranteed verandahstateroom on board a luxury floating resort. enjoy a luxury cruise through the famous insidepassage and on to the spectacular glacial fjords of alaska. wrap around promenade decks allow unimpeded viewing of some of the world most unforgettable scenery.
naturalists on board will help you spot the local wildlife including whales, seals and unique birdlife, whilst shore excursions allow you to get close to the real alaska. whether you choose holland america line or princess cruises, youâ€™ll find all cruise ships provide superior service and have extensive on board facilities. from the moment you step on board youâ€™llbe enchanted by the relaxed, graceful ambience and impeccable attention to detail. scenic offer the largest and most comprehensiverange of canada & alaska tours available. explore the remote scenic interior of alaska when you travel by rail deep into the heart of alaskaâ€™s wilderness. discover denali national park, a six million acre park
home to grizzly bears, caribou andmoose. the centrepiece of the park is the magnificent mount mckinley, the highest point in all of north america. part of the alaska range, mountmckinley is just one of the countless spectacular mountains and large glaciers in this region. from here you can extend your journey northto meet the fascinating locals of the arctic circle. or step back in time to the gold rush dayswhen you travel to canadaâ€™s yukon territory. discover this regionâ€™s colourful past inthe towns of dawson city or the capital, whitehorse. after exploring the best of canada’s west coast and alaska, you can seamlessly continue your tour across canada to explore the eastern provinces.
you’ll witness the mighty power of niagara falls during a cruise to the foot of the falls. discover parc omega, a 1,500 acre park where native wildlife such as black bear, buffalo, deer and beavers roam free. exclusive to scenic, spend the night in theunique red cedar lodge of fairmont le chateau montebello. visit canadaâ€™s capital ottawa andunique quebec city, the heart of french canada, and the only walled city in north america. within the old city youâ€™ll find many beautifulold buildings that are a major part of the charm of old quebec including the famous hotelfairmont le chateau frontenac, the centrepiece and heart and soul of the city. travel to the city of montreal, where you can join a luxury cruise to boston.
exploring the highlights of new england yourscenic cruise will take you to picturesque charlottetown on prince edward island, ofanne of green gables fame, rustic halifax in nova scotia, and beautiful bar harbourin maine. scenicâ€™s canada tours also link perfectlywith our usa tours. enjoy the snow-capped peaks of canadaâ€™srocky mountains before hitting the town in las vegas and heading out to explore theamericaâ€™s canyon lands and the unforgettable grand canyon. or travel from niagara falls up canadaâ€™seast coast before crossing into the usa to journey through new england andfinishing in new york city.
where ever in canada and alaska you decideto travel with us, you can be assured youâ€™ll enjoy the ultimate experience and an all-inclusive journey beyond your every expectation. canada, in all inclusive luxury. so wonderfully scenic.