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best of the west - active adventures in British Columbia, the Yukon and Alberta

Western Canada is our country's adventure playground. From wilderness hikes in the Rockies and Tombstone Range to paddling the Yukon or with orcas in Johnstone Strait, our western provinces have a lot to offer.

Here are out best adventures - hiking, trekking and paddling - in Western Canada.

Kayaking among Orcas

7 days from CA$1960

Moderate Small Group Kayaking Holiday

Johnstone Strait, separating Canada's Vancouver Island from British Columbia's mainland, is recognized as one of the best places in the world to kayak with orcas. This fantastic kayak adventure may also have you encounter black bear, bald eagle, seals and sea lions, dolphins, and the occasional whale. See this trip

British Columbia - Hike the West Coast Trail

9 days from CA$1999

Moderate / Challenging Small Group Hiking Holiday

The stunning West Coast Trail on British Columbia's Vancouver Island is an experience not to be taken lightly. Weather, tough trail conditions and tides can conspire to make this a tough trek. Yet the rewards are enormous: stunning scenery, incredible wildlife and a sense of being out in the middle of nowhere make this one of Canada's premier treks. See this trip

Yukon - Hike the Tombstone Range

9 days from CA$2599

Moderate / Challenging Small Group Hiking Holiday

The dramatic wind-carved peaks of Tombstone Territorial Park are perhaps the Yukon's most famous image. Exciting backpacking is augmented by stunning views, plenty of wildlife and a sense of being in the middle of nowhere. This is some of Northern Canada's best hiking. See this trip

Yukon Hike & Paddle

7 days from CA$2990

Leisurely Small Group Hiking & Canoeing Holiday

Hike through the stunning mountain scenery of Canada's Kluane National Park and enjoy an easy paddle on the famed Yukon River. See this trip

Alberta & BC - Hike the Rockies

15 days from CA$3950

Moderate Small Group Hiking Holiday

Hike the best of Canada's Rocky Mountains. Walk the canyons of Waterton Lakes National Park, hike alpine trails in Banff National Park and be in awe of the views over Moraine Lake and the Valley of the Ten Peaks at Lake Louise. Enjoy a drive along the Icefields Parkway and hike the Columbia Icefield before heli-hiking at the foot of Mt Assiniboine. This trip truly packs in the best scenery of Alberta and British Columbia. See this trip

Wilderness Hikes in the Rockies

13 days from CA$4679

Moderate / Challenging Small Group Hiking Holiday

Hike exciting wilderness trails through the Rockies between Banff and Jasper. With three nights in Lake Louise there is ample time to hike through old-growth forest and climb up to some spectacular views of lakes, glaciers and backcountry. Continue to Yoho National Park where beautiful alpine scenery and waterfalls await. Next is a hike on the Athabasca Glacier before continuing on to Jasper National Park where the wildlife and panoramic views are incredible. A short helicopter flight will take you to Landslide Lake for a 2-day backcountry trek through alpine meadows and up mountain ridges. Finally Banff offers more incredible hikes tp glacier lakes and stunning views.


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