Wright Wheels
Bicycle Tours
516 Cottonwood Street
Nelson BC  Canada  V1L 3V6
Tel: 250-352-9236
info@biketoursbc.ca

 

   

 

Sunshine Coast/Vancouver Island Tour Supported/Guided

 

2008 Dates Cycle Days Nights Minimum Riders Maximum Riders Difficulty Price

August 4 - 9

5 5

6

14

Moderate $850.00

 

 
   
Come join us on a great 5 day adventure on the Sunshine Coast. Tour starts in Vancouver on August 13th.
Cycle the along the coast while looking for Orca's.

 
 
Itinerary
 
 
Day1.  Horseshoe Bay to Sechelt

Board a BC Ferry in Horseshoe Bay, west of downtown Vancouver, for the 40-minute cruise through spectacular marine and mountain scenery, to Langdale and the Sunshine Coast. On arrival, stop in the nearby village of Gibsons to browse the shops and galleries. Head north, through spectacular ocean vistas and lush forest to Sechelt, the cultural centre of the Sunshine Coast. Learn about the Sechelt Nation at the House of Hewhiwus.

Overnight: Sechelt

Day2.  Sechelt to Powell River
This morning, we bike north on Highway 101 through numerous picturesque resort communities, past glittering lakes and stands of ancient cedar. At Egmont, if time permits hike the forest trails to Skookumchuck Narrows with its boiling and bubbling rapids. At Earls Cove, board a BC Ferry for the 50-minute crossing to Saltery Bay and the upper Sunshine Coast. Continue to Powell River, "the Dive Capital of Canada." 
Overnight: Powell River
Day3.  Powell River to Parksville/Qualicum Beach

In the morning, explore and shop for carvings, pottery, jewelry and weaving. Board another BC Ferry bound for Courtenay/Comox on Vancouver Island. Go beachcombing before heading south to the beach resort communities of Parksville and Qualicum Beach. Explore the Horne Lake caves, fish for trout or just relax on the promenade.

Overnight: Qualicum Beach

Day4.  Parksville/Qualicum Beach to Victoria
Head West to Port Albernie.  On the way, stop at Cathedral Grove.  In Port Albernie visit the fishing docks and  spend the afternoon visiting Port Albernie's attractions and unique setting.
Overnight: Port Albernie
Day5.  Back to Vancouver
This morning, take MV Lady Rose mail ferry up Barkley Sound  to Ucluelet on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. Then explore Long Beach one of Canada's surfing destination.  Then up to Tofino to spend several hours exploring  a unique West Coast Community. 
Overnight: Tofino

Next morning we drive to Victoria and, take one of BC Ferries' frequent sailings from Swartz Bay back to Tsawwassen and Vancouver.

 

Price is $850.00 Canadian.
This covers: 4 BC Ferries, One Private Ferry the MV Rose, Accommodation, Van Support,  and Guide,

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Wright Wheels - Bicycle Tours
516 Cottonwood Street
Nelson BC  Canada  V1L 3V6
Tel: 250-352-9236
info@biketoursbc.ca