15 day Classic Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights

Including return international flights, all accommodation, travel on the legendary Rocky Mountaineer, cruise of Alaska’s Inside Passage, in-depth sightseeing and more.

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  • 15 day Classic Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights
  • 15 day Classic Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights
  • 15 day Classic Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights
  • 15 day Classic Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights
  • 15 day Classic Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights
  • 15 day Classic Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights
  • 15 day Classic Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights
  • 15 day Classic Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights
  • 15 day Classic Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights
  • 15 day Classic Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights
  • 15 day Classic Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights
  • 15 day Classic Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights
  • 15 day Classic Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights
  • 15 day Classic Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights
  • 15 day Classic Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights
  • 15 day Classic Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights
  • 15 day Classic Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights
 

Highlights

 

Experience a front-row perch to some of Canada and Alaska’s most breathtaking sights on this 15 day Classic Canada tour, which includes a journey on the Rocky Mountaineer and a cruise of the Inside Passage.

Land in Calgary, the Canadian city that has been affectionately dubbed ‘Cowtown’ thanks to its penchant for rodeo and Western culture. Travel to Banff by road and stare out the window at the incredible rugged landscape as it rolls by and then set out to discover this famous resort town upon your arrival. Swap roads for the railway as you board the iconic Rocky Mountaineer; one of the most renowned train journeys in the world. Enjoy an overnight stop in Kamloops as you traverse Canada westward to Vancouver. Some of the scenic highlights of the Rocky Mountaineer travel include the Continental Divide, Rogers Pass, the Spiral Tunnels and the Cascade Mountains.

Call upon your sea legs as you board the Celebrity Eclipse and begin your luxurious cruise of the Inside Passage. Keep your fingers crossed for sightings of orca and humpback whales, bald eagles, puffins and even bears as you voyage into the Alaska Inside Passage and Icy Strait Point. Be in awe of the majesty of Hubbard Glacier and perhaps even see a mammoth ice carving break off and float out to sea. Make port calls in Juneau and Ketchikan and explore these unique frontier cities by foot. Conclude your time in Canada in Vancouver with a half-day sightseeing tour.

Choose your level of service!

SilverLeaf:

Or GoldLeaf:

 
 

Day 1: Australia – airplane-takeoff – Calgary

Make your way to your local airport and catch your flight to Calgary, Canada. Head to the hotel upon touching down at the airport; hotel shuttles can be requested using the phones in the arrivals hall. Alternatively, please make your own way by taxi. The rest of the day is at your leisure before your guide officially welcomes you to the tour this evening.

Hotel: Ramada Plaza Calgary Airport or similar

Day 2: Calgary – Banff (B)

The group takes the scenic drive to Banff this morning. Take note of the imposing peaks of Mt. Rundle and Mt. Cascade that backdrop this famous resort town. You have free time to explore Banff at your leisure. 

Hotel: Inns of Banff or similar

Day 3: Rocky Mountaineer – Banff –train-icon – Kamloops (B,L)

A private coach takes you to Banff’s Rocky Mountaineer Station. Here, you will step aboard this legendary rail line and begin your experience through the majestic Canadian Rockies. This journey takes travellers past glaciers, snow-capped mountains and ranch lands. Today’s highlights include the Spiral Tunnels, Kicking Horse Canyon, the Continental Divide and Craigellachie. Breakfast and lunch is served on-board. The train pulls into Kamloops this afternoon and you will be transferred to your overnight accommodation. 

Hotel: Rocky Mountaineer decided hotel 

Day 4: Rocky Mountaineer – Kamloops –  train-icon– Vancouver (B,L)

Continue through the Rocky Mountaineer towards Vancouver. As you travel west, you’ll have opportunity to take in winding river canyons, dense green forests, the Cascade Mountains, and Fraser Valley and Canyon. Breakfast and lunch is served on-board. The Rocky Mountaineer pulls into Vancouver in the early evening and you will be taken to your hotel. 

Hotel: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver or similar

Day 5: Vancouver – free day of leisure

You have an entire day of free time to discover Vancouver. 

Hotel: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver or similar

Day 6: Vancouver – embark on Celebrity Eclipse Cruise  (D)  cruise-icon

Squeeze in an extra couple of hours of sightseeing around Vancouver this morning before making your own way to the cruise terminal where you will depart on your voyage through the Inside Passage. Your home for this journey is the lavish Celebrity Eclipse. 

Cruise: Celebrity Eclipse

Day 7: Inside Passage (scenic cruising)  (B,L,D)  cruise-icon

Begin taking advantage of the facilities on-board the Celebrity Eclipse. Cruise into the Alaska Inside Passage and keep your eyes out for the region’s incredible wildlife – orca whales, bald eagles, puffins, sea otters and bears. Other natural wonders you’ll take in on this journey include a labyrinth of fjords and bays. 

Cruise: Celebrity Eclipse

Day 8: Icy Strait Point  (B,L,D)  cruise-icon

Sail into the Icy Strait Point today. This area is the ancestral home of the Tlingit Indians. The nearest city is Hoonah. 

Cruise: Celebrity Eclipse

Day 9: Hubbard Glacier  (B,L,D)  cruise-icon

Jaws are sure to drop when you first catch sight of the spectacular Hubbard Glacier, the largest calving glacier in North America. Icebergs as high as 10-storey buildings frequently break off from the glacier, causing these gargantuan blocks of ice to float off into the sea. 

Cruise: Celebrity Eclipse

Day 10: Juneau  (B,L,D)  cruise-icon

The cruise makes port in Juneau, the state capital of Alaska. This city is completely ensconced by nature – mainly mountains and the Gastineau Channel – and subsequently there are no roads leading in or out of town. 

Cruise: Celebrity Eclipse

Day 11: Ketchikan  (B,L,D)  cruise-icon

Ketchikan is a city known as the ‘Salmon Capital of the World’ but it also has a rich Tlingit heritage. Stroll along Creek Street, pay a visit to the museum at Dolly’s House, or take up the opportunity to kayak on Misty Fjords or hike up Deer Mountain. 

Cruise: Celebrity Eclipse

Day 12: Inside Passage (scenic cruising)   (B,L,D)  cruise-icon

Sail back through the Inside Passage on the return journey to Vancouver. Tonight is your final evening aboard the cruise ship. 

Cruise: Celebrity Eclipse

Day 13: Vancouver –  airplane-takeoff – Australia (B)

Disembark the cruise in Vancouver for your final day in Canada. At the appropriate time, please make your own way to the airport. 

Day 14: In flight

Day 15: Australia

Arrive home today.

 

 

Inclusions

 
  • Return international flights, including 23kgs checked luggage
  • 3 hours access to Plaza Premium Lounge in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane before your departing flight, valid for the first 200 bookings travelling before 30 September 2019
  • Arrival hotel shuttle service in Calgary 
  • Scenic drive from Calgary to Banff , including 2 nights twin share accommodation
  • 2 days on-board the world famous Rocky Mountaineer in the service level of your choice, including breakfast, lunch, gourmet snacks and complimentary drinks including beer wine and spirits while on-board. See the service levels here: SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf
  • 8 days cruising the Inside Passage on-board the luxury award-winning Celebrity Eclipse, including all meals whilst on-board
  • 2 night stay at an iconic Fairmont Hotel 
  • Dedicated air-conditioned coach transportation with tour guides throughout
  • All national park entrance fees
  • On-board gratuities while on the cruise
  • The option to purchase a 3-hour lounge pass for the Plaza Premium Lounge at Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Vancouver international airports

Highlights:

  • Breathtaking views on one of the World’s greatest train journeys, the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Be struck by the small town beauty of Banff, surrounded by rugged peaks
  • Enjoy free time to discover Vancouver 
  • Cruise one of the world’s best waterways – the Inside Passage

 

 

Fine Print

 

How To Book: 

To book your Tour:

  • Bookings essential
  • Voucher valid for 1 person (must purchase 2 vouchers)
  • Must book minimum 65 days prior to departure, whichever is earlier 
  • Book early to secure your desired date and time

Deposit Information:

  • A deposit of $699 per person are due at the time of purchase in order to secure your date.
  • All peak season surcharges, interstate surcharges (if applicable) and single supplements (if applicable) are also due at the time of purchase and will be reflected at the checkout stage.
  • Final Payment is due 120 days prior to travel. If you book within 120 days of travel, you will be sent an invoice within 7 days for final payment.
  • Up to 12 Months Interest Free available: https://exclusives.webjet.com.au/up-to-12-months-interest-free/
  • Invoices will be emailed to you in advance and it is your responsibility to ensure payments are made prior to the due date
  • Should payment not be received by the due date, your booking will be cancelled and all prior payments will remain strictly non-refundable.
  • Your tour is subject to availability at the time of your booking. We advise you to book early to avoid disappointment.

Documentation

Documentation will be provided after final payment is complete and before 14 days of travel, including E-Ticket instructions, hotel confirmation, itinerary extension & optional tour confirmation (where applicable) and destination travel tips.

Arrival airport transfer: is based on the hotels shuttle service. Shuttles can be requested using the phones in the arrivals hall. Please note – at busy times you may have to wait. Alternatively, make your own way by taxi. 

Single Supplement:

SilverLeaf:

Tour + Inside Cabin – $2,599 per person in addition to the twin share price
Tour + Balcony Cabin – $3,399 per person in addition to the twin share price

GoldLeaf:

Tour + Inside Cabin – $2,899 per person in addition to the twin share price
Tour + Balcony Cabin – $3,699 per person in addition to the twin share price

You can purchase you single supplement by clicking here 

Group Size: 20 – 50 people

Triple Share: Not available

Children: Same price as adults. Min age 2 years.

Land Only: Please click on the yellow Land Only tab

Interconnecting/adjoining rooms: Can be requested however not guaranteed. Please submit request when filling out your booking form.

Accommodation:

The accommodation listed below may be subject to change, but will remain of a similar or higher standard. Any changes remain beyond our control and all efforts are made to communicate these as soon as possible. We endeavour to always book non-smoking rooms however these cannot be guaranteed

Calgary: Ramada Plaza Calgary Airport or similar
Banff Area: Inns of Banff or similar
Kamloops: Rocky Mountaineer decided hotel 
Vancouver: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver or similar – please note, breakfast is not included 
Cruise: Celebrity Eclipse

Tipping:

Towards the end of your tour:

If you have enjoyed the knowledge, service and expertise of your tour guide and driver a tip (while not compulsory) is appropriate towards the end of your tour. While it may not be customary in Australia, tipping is entrenched into many cultures especially within the tourism industry globally. It helps reward and inspire excellent service. The following is provided to assist our guests, but we leave the decision to provide a gratuity entirely at their discretion:

The group leader: Our past guests have left gratuities based on their overall service of CAD $6 per person per day

The driver & assistant:  Our past guests have left gratuities based on their overall service of CAD $4 per person per day

Gratuities aren’t compulsory on your trip, but they can make a big difference to locals employed in the tourism industry. Your guide will hand around two envelopes towards the end of the tour (1 Tour Guide and 1 Driver envelope) to make the process as easy as possible.

Tour Excludes:

  • Tipping
  • Porterage
  • Shore Excursions 
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned or ‘optional’ in the itinerary

Visas: Visas are not included. It is the traveller’s responsibility to ensure they meet the visa requirements for the country they are visiting. Webjet Exclusives is unable to provide visa advice.

For Visa assistance, please visit Webjet’s Travel Visa Service page

Travel Insurance: Help cover yourself for the unexpected with Webjet Travel Insurance, we highly recommend it. Click here for a quote

Any deposits paid at the time of purchase are non-refundable.

Lounge Passes: 3 hours complimentary access to Plaza Premium Lounge in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane before your departing flight, applicable for the first 200 bookings to Europe, Canada & Alaska, India and Sri Lanka travelling before 30 September 2019. Your voucher will be emailed to the booking contact with travel documentation, 30 days before departure. 

 

Travel Dates

 

21 May 2019
13 August 2019
20 August 2019
3 September 2019

Surcharges may apply to some dates, please see the availability calendar for more details

Bookings not accepted when within 65 days of departure

Availability on Departure Dates reflected in both the Fine Print and Calendar are subject to change at any time.

 

Flight Information

 

Airline: 
  • Return economy airfare departing Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth with Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Virgin, American Airlines, United Airlines and codeshare partners. 
  • Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth passengers – All flights will be via Sydney or Brisbane.
  • Adelaide customers – A $300 interstate surcharge applies per person
  • Perth customers – A $500 interstate surcharge appliers per person
  • Please purchase the interstate fee after you click ‘Buy Now’ 
  • Including at least 23kg checked baggage per passenger (actual limit is subject to change according to airline policy).
  • One return airfare is supplied per voucher
  • Names cannot be changed once flights have been booked.
  • Flights cannot be used one-way only 

Flight Conditions:

  • Note that the total length of the package includes time spent in flight as specified in the itinerary
  • Some flights may depart a day before/after, involve up to 3 transits, stopover or a substitute airline.
  • Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided at the time of booking. Names cannot be changed once booked.
  • One-way flights cannot be accommodated. All flights within the package must be utilised, any flight intentionally forfeited will result in later flights being cancelled.
  • All flights have been booked to meet minimum connection times as per airline policy and fare rules.
  • Flight itineraries will be provided with final documentation.
  • Airline schedule changes can occur and are beyond our control. If you have received your documents an updated itinerary will be provided.

Flight Options:

Date/Itinerary Variations:

  • Flights will be ticketed as per the dates and itinerary of the tour unless otherwise advised at the time of completing the booking form.
  • If we can accommodate your request at no additional cost flight tickets will be issued as per the request on the booking form and acknowledgment will be sent via email.
  • If your flight variation incurs additional airfare and taxes a request for payment will be sent via email. If payment is not received by the date and time advised Webjet Exclusives will proceed to book flights as per the dates of the tour.
  • Any additional accommodation outside the tour itinerary will need to be arranged at your own expense. Any alteration to the original flight itinerary offered, will forfeit the included airport transfer (if applicable) and you will need to make your own way to and from the airport.

Cabin/Class Upgrades (where applicable)

  • Please select your preferred cabin class from the drop-down box on the booking form at the time of making your purchase
  • The quote will be sent via email only. Failure to pay by the stipulated date and time will result in the quote expiring, by which Webjet Exclusives will proceed to book the economy airfare included in your package.
  • A flat fee of $350.00 per person for this service, plus any additional airfare and taxes will be quoted if choosing to upgrade your flights to another cabin class.
  • Any additional accommodation outside the tour itinerary will need to be arranged at your own expense. Any alteration to the original flight itinerary offered, will forfeit the included airport transfer (if applicable) and you will need to make your own way to and from the airport

Land Only:

  • Land only options may be available on selected deals, please refer to the fine print tab of the deal for specifics.
  • Any additional accommodation outside the tour itinerary will need to be arranged at your own expense. Any alteration to the original flight itinerary offered, will forfeit the included airport transfer (if applicable) and you will need to make your own way to and from the airport.
  • All land only bookings remain strictly non-refundable, non-changeable and non-transferable from the time of purchase. Webjet Exclusives will not be able to assist with flight change requests/schedule changes for airfares not booked by Webjet Exclusives.

 

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Package Inclusions
  • Return international flights, plus airport shuttle service on arrival
  • 3 hours access to Plaza Premium Lounge in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane before your departing flight, valid for the first 200 bookings travelling before 30 September 2019
  • 2 days on-board the world famous Rocky Mountaineer, including complimentary drinks, snacks and breakfast while on-board
  • 8 days cruising the Alaskan Inside Passage on-board the luxury Celebrity Eclipse, including all meals whilst on-board
  • 2 night stay at an iconic Fairmont Hotel 
  • Free time in both Banff and Vancouver
  • Dedicated air-conditioned transportation with tour guides throughout
  • In-depth sightseeing as per the itinerary
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