Canada Holidays: An Overview

Canada is the outdoor capital of the Northern hemisphere with its vast landscapes cloaked in wildlife, wild forests, rugged mountains, beautiful coastlines and fresh water rivers.

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Why we think you’ll love it

  • The country offers a wide range of viewing opportunities for wildlife, from orca whales to polar bears
  • Canada is extremely easy to navigate, with a superb network of ferries, trains, float planes. It's also incredibly well suited to fly-drives
  • Learn more and find out when to go in our in-depth guide
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Original Highlight

The Eagle Run with Ziptrek Ecotours. A year round activity, this particular tour consists of five zip lines criss-crossing the narrow valley between the Whistler and Blackcomb mountains - the longest being nearly 700 metres long and 80 metres high!

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A note on price

Excluding flights, a trip to Canada usually starts from around £2,000 to £3,000 per person. Learn more about our pricing

Top picks for Canada

British Columbia

British Columbia

Canada

British Columbia's outdoor playground and spectacular scenery combine perfectly with a stay in recently voted 'best city in the Americas'.

Where to go

British Columbia
Kayaking at Seal River Heritage Lodge, luxury hotel in Churchill  Canada

Seal River Heritage Lodge

Churchill

If Churchill – only accessible by rail or plane - is not quite remote enough for you, then Seal River Lodge is the place to stay.

Where to stay

Seal River Heritage Lodge
Nita Lake Lodge, luxury hotel in British Columbia, Canada

Nita Lake Lodge

British Columbia

This homely boutique hotel is situated in the Creekside Village at the base of Whistler Mountain and is a perfect getaway for a revitalizing summer adventure or an exciting ski holiday.

Where to stay

Nita Lake Lodge
Snorkelling with Beluga whales

Snorkelling with Beluga whales

Churchill

July and August heralds the arrival of more than 3000 Beluga whales into Hudson Bay, heading for the mouth of the Hudson River where they summer in the estuary.

What to do

Snorkelling with Beluga whales
Ziplining in Whistler

Ziplining in Whistler

British Columbia

Have you ever dreamt of feeling like a bird for a day? In Whistler you can, as it’s home to some of Canada’s longest, highest and most exciting Ziplines.

What to do

Ziplining in Whistler
Gourmet Canada

Gourmet Canada

British Columbia

The food in Canada is as diverse as the country itself. In Canada they cannot claim one culinary culture, because every region has its own traditional dishes using the best of the products of their land for a personal touch.

What to do

Gourmet Canada
Beach at Wickaninnish Inn, luxury hotel in British Columbia, Canada

The Wickaninnish Inn

British Columbia

The Wickaninnish Inn is a) a virtually impossible to spell correctly, and b) on Vancouver Island's magnificently rugged west coast, minutes from the picturesque town of Tofino.

Where to stay

The Wickaninnish Inn
Butchart Gardens

Butchart Gardens

British Columbia

Dive into an ocean of vibrant colours and breathtaking landscape at beautiful Butchart Gardens, Victoria’s most famous attraction. This 55- acre garden of flowers, landscaped theme gardens, streams and ponds makes for an unforgettable stroll throughout every season.

What to do

Butchart Gardens
Sea to Sky Climb

Sea to Sky Climb

British Columbia

Discover Canada’s dramatic Sea to Sky Climb scenery, expanding from Vancouver to Whistler. A unique way to experience this British Columbia landscape is by joining the Sea to Sky Climb train. Admire breathtaking views between Vancouver and Whistler, and what better way to explore this beautifully extensive region in just one day than travelling in comfort and style.

What to do

Sea to Sky Climb
Whale Watching in Canada

Whale Watching in Canada

Canada

Canada is one of the best places in the world for an aw-inspiring whale watching adventure. The enormous coastline offers many spots to observe magnificent whales and gain an unforgettable lifetime experience.

What to do

Whale Watching in Canada
Chairs at Clayoquot Wilderness Resort, luxury hotel in British Columbia, Canada

Clayoquot Wilderness Resort

British Columbia

A luxurious eco-resort set in the untamed wilderness of the Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve - one of the best intact examples of temperate rainforest on Earth - this former mining outpost has been converted into a luxury tented retreat.

Where to stay

Clayoquot Wilderness Resort
Four Seasons Whistler, luxury hotel in British Columbia, Canada

Four Seasons Whistler

British Columbia

The Four Seasons Resort Whistler rests in the prime location at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, a 400 yard walk to the Blackcomb ski lifts and a short shuttle to the village and Whistler Mountain.

Where to stay

Four Seasons Whistler

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