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Vancouver Island Girls Adventure and Pleasure Trip

Aug. 2010
5 Days

Day 1  
Arrive Victoria International Airport (YYJ) Vancouver Island, BC in the early afternoon. Upon arrival Salome` will meet you and transfer you to your luxury waterfront hotel. We will spend the  afternoon visiting the beautiful city of Victoria, its inner harbor area and the world renowned Butchart Gardens.  Dinner will be at the Garden in their lovely historic dinning room.
Lodging: Sidney Pier Hotel
Day 2  
After a complete breakfast we will head to scenic Tsheum Harbour and warm-up our paddling muscles in protected waters. We will then kayak to the many islands and coves in this beautiful marine park. We will scan the shore for black mink and river otters and the tops of trees for eagles and herons. Seals rest on the rocks as we paddle to a sandy beach for a quick snack and to explore the shore. So many places to explore ...so close by! After our paddle we will return to the hotel to clean up and have a delicious and well earned lunch! Then it’s off to the Cowichan wine region to taste some fine island wines! This evening we will dine well at our lodging and enjoy the company of our fellow travelers.
Lodging: Sidney Pier Hotel
Day 3  
Before breakfast Salome` will be up for a morning hike around the Sidney area, any or all are invited to come along or we shall meet afterwards for breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast we will explore the numerous bookstores and charming shops of Sidney. In the afternoon your luggage will be transferred to our new luxury lodging before we board the Emerald Sea Adventures boat for an exciting close up encounter with local orca pods. Our captain will deliver us to our new accommodations on Pender Island.
Lodging: Poet’s Cove Resort, Pender Island
Day 4  
After a leisurely breakfast in the resorts view inspiring dining room we will spend the day enjoying the many activities the resort has to offer. Go kayaking with Salome` and a guide in the pristine coves. Hike or bike on the  islands’ beautiful trail system. Enjoy the resorts spa services. Or just relax by the pool or  lie on the beach! Delightful  meals will be at the Resort.
Lodging: Poet’s Cove Resort
Day 5  
This morning after breakfast you will still have time to enjoy the resort before we board our scenic ferry to shuttle us back to Vancouver Island and your home bound afternoon flights.  
Price Per Person  

Contact Salome' for current pricing.*

Ground Arrangements
Double occupancy                   $tbd             
Single Supplement                  $tbd
Single traveler                        $tbd

* Pricing, accommodations and suppliers are subject to change and availability.  The service of class will not change without the consent of the traveler or a refund in the price difference. Until full payment is made, pricing is subject to change due to the instability of the US dollar and foreign currencies. Full payment will guarantee the purchase price.

Athletic Ability Level  
Medium. Kayaking requires upper body strength, lifting a wine glass requires desire.
Included in Tour  
Four nights accommodations, all meals, transfer’s to and from the hotel and airport, ground and sea transportation once in BC., kayaking tour from Sidney, whale watching tour, admission to Butchart Gardens, wine tasting on Vancouver Island, gratuities for guides and meals.  
Not Included in Tour  
Airfare, beverages, tips for baggage handling at airport and hotel, activities and spa treatments at Poet’s Cove Resort.  All in room charges, telephone fees, internet service, room service, misc. hotel and spa charges, etc. Early departure transportation.