17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska cruise and flights

Including return flights, all accommodation, Calgary Stampede experience, time in the Canadian Rockies, a luxury cruise through the Alaskan Inside Passage, daily breakfast, and more.

$5,999
From
per person twin share
Gallery View
  • 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights
  • 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights
  • 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights
  • 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights
  • 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights
  • 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights
  • 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights
  • 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights
  • 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights
  • 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights
  • 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights
  • 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights
  • 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights
  • 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights
  • 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights
  • 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights
  • 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights
  • 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights
  • 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights
 

Highlights

 

Experience the Western hospitality and atmosphere at one of the world’s largest rodeo festivals, then journey through the majestic Canadian Rockies and pristine Inside Passage, with this 17 day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour.

Fly into Calgary, the metropolis in Alberta nicknamed ‘Cowtown’, in time for the city’s biggest annual event: the Calgary Stampede. Spend two days soaking up the atmosphere of the Stampede; attending a rodeo and evening show (with reserved seats at both) and checking out the various other events, such as agricultural competitions, chuckwagon racing and parades. At the end of your Calgary Stampede experience, you have some extra time in the city – perhaps look to visit one of the local galleries, museums or parks – before joining up with the wider group and heading out into the heart of the Canadian Rockies landscape.

Your first touchpoint with the rugged Rockies is Banff, a stylish mountain town that sits within the borders of Banff National Park. You then follow the Trans-Canada Highway to the banks of Lake Louise, the emerald-hued natural wonder so striking it is called the ‘Diamond in the Wilderness’. Enjoy the time you have here to wander around the lake’s banks before stopping in Jasper for an overnight stay. The country surrounding Jasper is rich with wildlife, hiking trails and bicycle tracks, and the town itself has an interesting railway heritage. From Jasper, continue to Kamloops. This city sits at the confluence of the North and South Thompson rivers. It is then onto Whistler, an iconic alpine town renowned for its skiing and snowboarding prospects. Your next stop is Vancouver for a half-day sightseeing tour – including the city’s big sights such as Stanley Park, Gastown, Chinatown and Granville Island – before you step off dry land and onto the Celebrity Eclipse®, your home-away-from-home for the duration of your cruise of the Inside Passage.

You have 7 nights on-board the Celebrity Eclipse® as this luxurious ship sees you sail into pristine bays, through fjords and past looming glaciers. All meals are included while you are aboard, and you also have use of the ship’s world-class facilities, meaning you can take a dip in the swimming pool, book in for a treatment at the Canyon Ranch® Spa, or simply stare out at the passing landscape while you sip a sundowner from one of the bars or lounges. Be on the lookout for some of region’s wildlife – orca whales, bald eagles, puffins, seals and brown bears – as you cruise. Making ports in Ketchikan and Juneau and seeing Hubbard Glacier and Icy Strait Point are just some of the highlights from your Inside Passage cruise.

 
 

Day 1: Australia – airplane-takeoff–  Calgary

Fly out of Australia towards Calgary in Canada. You will be met upon arrival and then transferred to the hotel. The remainder of the day following check-in is at your leisure. You might use this opportunity to begin your discovery of the Alberta landscape; it covers mountains, prairies, coniferous forests and desert Badlands. This region is home to more than 600 lakes and is neighboured by the Canadian Rockies to the west.

Please note that some flights may depart one day earlier. 

For those purchasing the Tour Only option, your tour starts today. Please make your own way to the hotel.

Day 2: Calgary (B)

Today marks your first full day enjoying the sights and sounds of the world-famous Calgary Stampede. Don’t forget to make the most of the inclusions featured in your Calgary Stampede Thrill package!

Day 3: Calgary (B)

Continue soaking up the atmosphere of the Calgary Stampede today.

Day 4: Calgary (B)

You have a day of leisure time. Choose to spend it discovering more of Calgary however you like, but be sure to leave plenty of time to make your own way to the hotel used as the departure point for the Rocky Mountains and Alaska cruise portion of the tour. 

Day 5: Calgary – Banff – Lake Louise – Jasper (B)

Your journey into the rugged Canadian Rockies begins after breakfast. The first stop is Banff, the legendary resort town with a skyline dominated by Mt. Rundle and Mt. Cascade. You have time to wander along Banff Avenue and peek into the multitude of shops and boutiques before the tour continues its travels north to Lake Louise. Meander around the banks of the emerald-hued lake, dubbed the ‘Diamond in the Wilderness’, and then move on to Jasper for tonight’s hotel stay. 

Day 6: Jasper – Kamloops (B)  

Spend this morning exploring Jasper with some free time and uncover its history as a bygone railway town that sits smack-bang surrounded by protected pristine wilderness. The group weaves past Mount Robson before emerging out of the Rocky Mountains on its way to Kamloops for tonight’s stay. 

Day 7: Kamloops – Whistler – Vancouver (B)

Today’s itinerary takes you along the Trans-Canada Highway towards Whistler, arguably one of Canada’s most prolific ski destinations. Grab a bite to eat or wander around the town upon arrival. This idyllic mountain hub is only two hours’ drive north of Vancouver and four hours’ west of Kamloops so is a popular destination for locals and international travellers alike. While Whistler is perhaps most renowned for its alpine offering – ski and snowboard runs and snow-capped mountains – it also promises a plethora of summer activities such as mountain biking. Take note of the design of Whistler’s village centre; it was engineered to meld into the natural environment. Move from Whistler along Highway 99, past Squamish and Horseshoe Bay, to Vancouver. This drive is particularly scenic, with the mountains to one side and the ocean to the other. Arrive in Vancouver and have the evening as free time. 

Day 8: Vancouver (B,D) cruise-icon

Start today with a half-day sightseeing tour of Vancouver. This route sees you take in Stanley Park, where you’ll stop at the Totem Poles and Prospect Point. It is then onto Chinatown to see Dr Sun Yat-Sen Park; Gastown to admire the Steam Clock; and finally Granville Island where you have some time to explore the Public Market. Afterwards, a private coach transfers you to the Vancouver cruise port where you will move onto the award-winning Celebrity Cruise ship to begin your voyage of the Inside Passage. 

Day 9: Inside Passage (B,L,D) cruise-icon

Set sail through the Inside Passage and watch out over the stunning passing landscape. You may spot local wildlife, such as orca, mountain goats, bald eagles, bears and puffins, as the ship glides through the waters. When you’re not wildlife-spotting, take advantage of the facilities aboard – including yoga classes, serene Canyon Ranch® Spa, swimming pool and on-board bars and lounges.

Day 10: Icy Strait Point (B,L,D)  cruise-icon

The Celebrity Eclipse® voyages past Icy Strait Point today. This area is the ancestral home of the Tlingit Indians and is situated near Hoonah. It is also the location of a historic cannery. Be sure to keep a keen eye for some of the region’s incredible locals – namely humpback whales, seals, eagles and brown bears. Passengers will also have opportunity to see monuments commemorating the region’s fishing heritage.

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

Have your camera at the ready as the ship sails to Hubbard Glacier. Spectacular views of this majestic natural wonder await, and you may even be lucky enough to see an iceberg break off (this is the largest calving glacier in North America, after all) and float out to sea. 

Day 12: Juneau (B,L,D)  cruise-icon

The ship ports in Juneau today. The Alaskan capital has no roads leading in or out of town and is completely ensconced by the surrounding wilderness and the Gastineau Channel. The Mendenhall Glacier, which makes up part of Juneau’s Icefield, is just outside of town. Passengers may opt to take a float trip along the Glacier and Icefield or take up one of the other optional activities such as whale-watching, zip lining, or a tour of the Capitol or Alaska Brewing Co buildings. 

Day 13: Ketchikan (B,L,D cruise-icon

Arrive in Ketchikan today, a town nicknamed the ‘Salmon Capital of the World’. Seafood-lovers may have the chance to savour a taste of this namesake, while other passengers can learn about the town’s Tlingit ancestry. Take a walk along Creek Street to see its line-up of wooden buildings perched on pilings over the water or stop off at the museum at Dolly’s House to glimpse into the ways of frontier life. Outdoor enthusiasts can kayak in Misty Fjords or hike up Deer Mountain, while those that favour more leisurely pursuits can pick up souvenirs in the local galleries or boutiques. 

Day 14: Inside Passage  Vancouver  (B,L,D)  cruise-icon

The ship begins its journey back to Vancouver today so be sure to take advantage of the Celebrity Eclipse’s first-class facilities one last time. 

Day 15: Vancouver – airplane-takeoff– Australia (B) 

Disembark the cruise this morning. You have the rest of the day as leisure time before making your own way to the airport in time to board your return flight to Australia.

For those purchasing the Tour Only option, at the appropriate time please make your own way from the hotel to your next travel arrangements. 

Day 16: In flight

Day 17: Australia

Arrive back in Australia today. 

 

Inclusions

 
  • Return Air Canada flights, including 23 kilograms of checked luggage
  • Arrive hotel transfer in Calgary and arrival port transfer in Vancouver
  • 2 days at the Calgary Stampede, including 1 x reserved Main Level Rodeo seat, 1 x Balcony Level Evening Show seat, 1 x Calgary Stampede souvenir program, Calgary Stampede cowboy hat and tote bag, 2 x WestJet Skyride tickets across Stampede Park, entry tickets to Stampede Park valid for both days, 20% discount voucher at Calgary Stampede Store and Lammle’s stores across Alberta
  • 7 nights’ twin share accommodation including porterage while touring the Canadian Rockies
  • 7 nights’ accommodation aboard the award-winning Celebrity Eclipse® cruising the Inside Passage, including all meals while on-board
  • Delicious daily breakfast
  • In-depth sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Dedicated air-conditioned coach transport and a professional Webjet tour guide
  • All national park entrance fees
  • On-board gratuities while on the cruise

Highlights:

  • Spend two days at the world-famous Calgary Stampede
  • Explore the Canadian Rockies, with stops in Banff and the emerald-hued Lake Louise
  • Learn about the bygone history in Jasper and overnight in Kamloops, and wander around the village centre of Whistler
  • Join a half-day sightseeing tour of Vancouver that takes in Stanley Park, Gastown and Granville Island
  • Embark on a spectacular cruise through the Inside Passage aboard the award-winning Celebrity Eclipse, a 5-star ship
  • Cruise past the spectacular Hubbard Glacier and Icy Strait Point, keep a watchful eye for whales, bears and seals, and make ports in Juneau and Ketchikan
 

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 $499 per person is 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 30 days of travel, including E-Ticket instructions, hotel confirmation, itinerary extension & optional tour confirmation (where applicable) and destination travel tips.

Tour Excludes:

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

Single Supplement:

Tour + Inside Stateroom – $2,999 per person in addition to the twin share price
Tour + Oceanview Stateroom – $3,599 per person in addition to the twin share price
Tour + Veranda Stateroom – $3,999 per person in addition to the twin share price

You can purchase your single supplement by clicking here.

Triple Share: Not available

Group Size: 20 – 50 people

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

Tour Only: To purchase this tour without the return international flights, click here. By selecting this option, all airport transfers (if applicable) will be forfeited. 

Transfers: Arrival transfer is based on one group transfer. The entire group will be transferred to and from the airport together and will need to arrive in time for the first flight departure.

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: Residence Inn Calgary Downtown or similar
Jasper: Mountain Park Lodges, Jasper Inn or similar
Kamloops: DoubleTree Kamloops or similar
Vancouver: Pacific Gateway Hotel or similar

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

Bedding configuration: 1 x double bed or 2 single beds

Room capacity: 2 people 

Cruise: Celebrity Eclipse® – each stateroom on board Celebrity includes world-class amenities that all contribute to your modern luxury experience:

  • Interior Stateroom – Interior facing room with no window/oceanview
  • Oceanview Stateroom – Expansive ocean views through a window or porthole
  • Veranda Stateroom- Private veranda with outdoor seating

Please note, some staterooms will get allocated a stateroom number by the Celebrity Cruises no earlier than within 30 days of sailing and any stateroom location requests cannot be guaranteed.

Some features include:

  • Celebrity’s eXhaleTM bedding featuring the Cashmere Mattress
  • Queen size bed convertible to two lower beds 
  • Plentiful storage space in your bathroom and wardrobe
  • Interactive Television system
  • Individual safe
  • Dual voltage 110/220 AC
  • Hair dryer
  • Twice daily housekeeping service
  • Personalized service with a guest ratio of nearly 2:1
  • Complimentary beach towel service
  • Laundry service (additional charges will apply)
  • Mini Fridge (additional charges will apply)

Itinerary: Please note, tour itinerary is subject to change without prior notice based upon weather, a traffic condition and other unforeseen occurrences. 

Coach transportation: Where group sizes are not sufficient to use a full-sized coach, we reserve the right to use a smaller coach on the same level of comfort.

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.

Health: Different levels of travel involve varying degrees of activity and we recommend a good level of fitness and health in order to fully experience the package and some of the optional tours purchased. It remains each passenger’s responsibility to inform Webjet Exclusives of any health or mobility issues that may impact the running of the tour, both for the safety of the passenger concerned and for other travellers in the group.

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.

 

Travel Dates

 

5 July 2020

Bookings not accepted when within 65 days of departure

Availability on Departure Dates listed in Fine Print is subject to change. Live availability is shown on the availability calendar after clicking on the BOOK NOW button

Tour Only option – Navigate to the Fine Print tab and proceed to “click here” for Tour Only option to view live availability.  Note, Tour Only option commences on Day 1 of the flight-inclusive itinerary.

 

Flight Information

 

Airline:

  • Return economy airfare with Air Canada and codeshare partners (Qantas Airlines, United Airways or similar full service carrier if unavailable)
  • Adelaide customers – A $300 interstate surcharge applies per person
  • Perth customers – A $500 interstate surcharge applies per person
  • Please purchase the interstate fee after you click ‘Book Now’ or by clicking here in addition to your tour
  • Flights include one piece of checked in baggage per person weighing no more than 20kg

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

Tour Only:

  • Tour 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 tour 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.

 

Travel Information

 

 

 

 

Reviews

 
Map
View Map
Package Inclusions
  • Return Air Canada flights, including 23kgs of checked luggage 
  • Arrival hotel transfer in Calgary and arrival port transfer in Vancouver
  • 2 days Calgary Stampede experience 
  • 7 nights’ twin share accommodation including porterage while touring the Canadian Rockies
  • 7 nights cruising the Inside Passage on-board the luxury Celebrity Eclipse®, including all meals while onboard
  • Delicious daily breakfast
  • In-depth sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Dedicated climate controlled coach transport and a professional Webjet tour guide
  • Onboard gratuities while on the cruise 
  • All national park entrance fees

 

Refer to Friend