British Columbia

The western most province of Canada, British Columbia, is known for its rugged beauty. Setting sail from Vancouver, take your yacht along the beautiful shores of the Sunshine Coast through the Strait of Georgia to the city of Victoria. Along the way you will find quaint coastal towns where you can hike the serene mountains, shop at the artisan markets, or catch your dinner and have your chef create a gourmet meal. Enjoy an outdoor adventure or take in the artistic culture that is British Columbia.

Sample Itinerary

Day 1 - Vancouver to Gibson, Sunshine Coast

Make your way to your first destination on the Sunshine Coast, home for the highest population of artists in Canada. This isolated land is only accessible by air or ferry, lending to the serene atmosphere. Take in the beauty of nature along these quiet shores. 

Day 2 - Silva Bay Marina

Known for being a popular yachting spot, Silva Bay provides beautiful scenery as you stop at Gabriola Island. Populated by friendly people with a laidback lifestyle, enjoy the island time! 

Day 3 - Galiano Island's Montague Harbour

Cruise through the striking Trincomali Channel to Galiano Island’s Montague Harbour. These sheltered waters are abounding with salmon and shellfish. Explore the rich history of this city, and make your way to Gray Peninsula to find a rock ledge carved with rippling patterns by glaciers of long ago. 

Day 4 - Nanaimo

Sitting between the urban Strait of Georgia and a forested Vancouver Island, Nanaimo provides the best of both worlds. Enjoy exploring the peaks and valleys in the wilderness or visit shops, museums, and festivals ashore. 

Day 5 - Salt Spring Island's Ganges Harbour

Feel rejuvenated by enjoying the scenery on Salt Spring Island which incorporates forests, meadows, beaches, mountains, lakes, the ocean, and the countryside. Go for a hike to see the many endangered species that reside here. Known for its markets, organic farming, artists, and artisans, this is the perfect place to refresh. 

Day 6 - Victoria

Journey through the Strait of Georgia and the Gulf Islands, and take in the last glimpses of broad coastal forests. Once at the southern tip of Vancouver Island, you will find the vast city of Victoria, the Capital of British Columbia. At the heart of this bustling city is an inner harbor. Explore the many shops, museums, and restaurants before heading home. 

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