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Island and Wine Golftour - Golf in British Columbia
A fantastic 15-day package, with the focus on golf and nature. From lovely ocean views, high Coastal Mountains and warm valleys. And you'll enjoy the local cuisine and wines. It is all waiting for you.


Day 1 Arrival Vancouver
Stay in charming downtown hotel.
Accommodation: Granville Island Hotel
Day 2  Victoria

Enjoy the scenery during the 90 minute ferry sailing to Vancouver Island. Victoria, also called the city of sea and gardens, has a mild climate, which makes it possible to play year-round golf. The inner harbor of Victoria is a meeting place for musicians, artists and entrepreneurs of all kinds.
Accomodation: Inn at Laurelpoint

Day 3: Victoria – Golf at Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort
This morning you will drive to the Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort. This par 72-18 holes championship golf course offers the grandeur of different views and the layout is a challenge by itself. After the game it is time to explore Victoria. Enjoy the relaxed lifestyle, nice coffee places and visit some very interesting sites.
Accomodation: Inn at Laurelpoint  

Day 4: Victoria -  Olympic View Golfplatz
A 20 minute drive west is the Olympic View Golf Course with a magnificent view on the Olympic Mountains on the other side of Puget Sound in Washington State, named by sea captain John Maeres in 1788. This is a beautiful and challenging course. Do not get distracted by the sound of the two waterfalls located at the Golf course. You will have a good chance you will pair up with a couple of deer and if you hit the ball too high a Bald Eagle might swing by to drop it in the hole.
After the game you might want to visit the picturesque little town of Sooke.
Accomodation: Inn at Laurelpoint

Day 5 - Whistler
After a lovely breakfast it is time to hit the road. Driving North to Nanaimo from where the ferry to Horseshoe Bay (Vancouver) leaves. On the way to Nanaimo you will pass a number of interesting places to visit. Check the tips in the package. From Horseshoe Bay you will drive North on the 'Sea to Sky Highway' to Whistler, the host of the 2010 Winter Olympics. This highway is a spectacular drive is following the scenic shoreline of Howe Sound. After about 90 minutes you will arrive in the resort Whistler, an active and outdoors oriented mountain village.
Accomodation: Alpin Chalet Inn

Day 6 - Whistler - Golf at Nicklaus North
Explore all Whistler has to offer and play Nicklaus North Golf Course, just minutes from cobblestone walkways and street side cafes of the resort. This par 71, 18-hole course winds along a gentle valley floor offering a spectacular setting. Nicklaus North stands out as one of the great courses in North America. It's no wonder this is only one of a few rare golf courses in the world bearing Jack Nicklaus' name. Golf Digest has rated Whistler as one of the "Top 20 Greatest Golf Destinations in the World". After this exiting game you might want to relax in one of the spas or have a massage in the privacy of your own room.
Accomodation: Alpin Chalet Inn
Day 7 - Salmon Arm

A beautiful drive from the Coastal Mountains of Whistler to Salmon Arm in the North of the Okanagan Valley. During this drive you will be amazed by the change of scenery. From the snow covered mountains via the surprising 'Duffy Lake Road' towards the little town of Lillooet, dating back to the Cariboo Gold Rush in the mid 1850's. This is where the North Thompson River and the Fraser River meet. Past Marble Canyon Provincial Park you drive through Kamloops, the biggest city of the Thompson Okanagan, where every year the famous cattle drive is held. In Salmon Arm we have chosen for a two-day stay in a very charming Inn at the Salmon Arm Golf Course.
Accomodation: The Inn at the Ninth Hole

Day 8 - Salmon Arm - Golf at Salmon Arm Golf Course
Golf Digest ranks the Salmon Arm Golf Course in the top 10 courses of BC. Go with the flow. The course skirts the base of Mount Ida, an extinct volcano, which creates a gorgeous setting as fairways and greens follow the natural contours and character of the surrounding terrain. The result: a visually stunning set of links cunningly interspersed with bunkers and waterholes, sculpted amidst towering fir and pine. Why not visit an authentic wine house after the game. The Okanagan Valley is the place to check out the beautiful local wineries and enjoy fantastic outdoor dinners.
Accomodation: The Inn at the Ninth Hole

Day 9 - Vernon
Vernon is a 75 minute drive from here and is beautifully nestled in between Okanagan Lake, Swan Lake and Kalamalka Lake. It is the hart of the sunny Okanagan valley. Here your stay is at the peaceful grounds of Predator Ridge Golf Resort from where you have great views over the valley
Accomodation: Predator Ridge Golf Resort, Studio

Day 10 - Vernon - Golf at Predator Ridge
After breakfast you will play Predator Ridge. A great championship course that is ranked as one of the most attractive courses of Canada. A course not easy to forget.
The local wineries organize daily wine tastings and a drive up to the cozy Silver Star Mountain Resort brings you into the cooler sub-alpine meadows. In summer the meadows are all covered with wildflowers. This part of the Okanagan Valley offers a very special micro-climate; from desert-like valley bottoms to sub-alpine climate at higher elevations
Accomodation: Predator Ridge Golf Resort, Studio

Day 11 - Kelowna
Via a 90 minute scenic drive along the shores of Okanagan Lake you will enter the city of Kelowna. Kelowna, originally called Skela'un-na (Grizzly Bear) is called the City of Summer. It is a bright and modern town situated on the eastern shores of the 128 kilometer long Okanagan Lake. Downtown has a waterfront with lakefront parks and sandy beaches. Besides Golf, Kelowna is best known for its award winning wineries.
Accomodation: The Grand Okanagan

Day 12 - Kelowna - Golf at Gallagher's Canyon
Gallagher's Canyon Golf Course is a par 72 18-hole Championship Golf course and takes you along the edge of the canyon with views like no other. Impressed by the diversity of the course and without doubt you will be talking about this one for a long time. If you like the spa experience, this is the time as we have selected a number of first class spas for in and around Kelowna.
Accomodation: The Grand Okanagan 

Day 13 - Vancouver
Going south on Highway 97 you will turn west on Highway 3A towards Keremeos. This is a jump back in time. The village, with wood-fronted buildings dating from the early 1900's, emits a feeling of the Old West. The village, originated as an ancient native village site, started out as a trading post for the Hudson Bay Company in 1860. Going further west to Vancouver, the drive continues through farm country, on mountain roads and farm country again.
In Vancouver we have chosen another unique accommodation, located in the downtown area.
Accomodation: Granville Island Hotel 

Day 14 - Vancouver
Today is the day to become one with Vancouver. Stroll downtown, take in the atmosphere that makes Vancouver such a pleasant city. We have selected some special spots and neat places that are more than worth visiting. A part of the travel package advises about actual theatre performances, art shows and other special events.
Accomodation: Granville Island Hotel 

Day 15 - Departure Vancouver
Today, a short 40-minute drive takes you back to Vancouver International Airport where you return your rental car and say goodbye

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