Moraine Lake | Credit: Moraine Lake Lodge
Peace of Mind
Freedom of Choice
Ultimate Western Canada Self-Drive
Moraine Lake | Credit: Moraine Lake Lodge
Tofino | Credit: Destination BC / Yuri Choufour
Banff | Credit: Destination Canada
Credit: Delta Hotels by Marriott Whistler Village Suites
Butchart Gardens | Credit: Destination Canada Brian Caissie
Banff | Credit: Destination Canada
Banff National Park
Peak 2 Peak Gondola
Whistler Village | Credit: Tourism Whistler / Justa Jeskova
Yoho National Park

Ultimate Western Canada Self-Drive (Tour code: 12959)

Starts and Ends
in Vancouver
Travel Periods
01 May 24 - 10 Oct 24
Travel Style
Independent Holiday Packages
Embark on a captivating Rainforest to Rockies road trip that takes you from the Pacific Ocean to the Canadian Rockies.


Sail through the waters between Vancouver and Vancouver Island aboard BC Ferries

Experience the enchanting haven of Butchart Gardens, renowned for its lush greenery and vibrant floral displays, with included admission

Explore the Canadian Rockies driving along the stunning Icefields Parkway

Witness breathtaking 360-degree views of Whistler Village, mountains, lakes, glaciers, and coastal rainforests while riding the Peak 2 Peak Gondola

Discover the best wineries in the Okanagan with the Kelowna Wine Lovers Day Tour

Customize your days in Banff, Jasper, and Tofino by selecting activities that match your preferences

15 days
AUD 6,161
per person, twin share
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Embark on an unforgettable journey through the breathtaking landscapes of Western Canada with the ultimate 15-day self-drive itinerary. This immersive adventure takes you through some of the most iconic destinations in the region, offering a perfect blend of pristine wilderness, charming mountain towns, and vibrant cities.

Start your adventure in the vibrant city of Vancouver, where you can explore Stanley Park, Granville Island, and the historic Gastown district. Enjoy diverse dining options and soak in the Pacific Coast vibes before heading into the wilderness.

Head east to Kelowna, a gem nestled in the Okanagan Valley. Discover world-class wineries, beautiful lakes, and scenic vineyards as you enjoy the region's culinary delights.

Travel through the awe-inspiring Canadian Rockies to reach Lake Louise, known for its turquoise waters. Explore the area's hiking trails, visit the iconic Lake Louise, and soak in the stunning surroundings.

Your adventure culminates in the iconic Banff National Park, where you'll encounter stunning alpine landscapes, including Emerald Lake and Moraine Lake. Hike through awe-inspiring terrain, soak in natural hot springs, and appreciate the charm of Banff town.

Continue your journey to Jasper National Park, where rugged wilderness and pristine lakes await. Hike among towering peaks, visit stunning spots like Maligne Lake and Athabasca Falls, and embrace the tranquility of this UNESCO World Heritage site.

Drive westward to Sun Peaks, an alpine resort offering year-round adventure. Hike, mountain bike, or simply relax in this charming mountain town. As you head further west, make your way to Whistler, a renowned destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Experience thrilling activities, explore the pedestrian-friendly village, and relish the magnificent mountain vistas. End your ultimate experience on return back to Vancouver.

Peace of mind booking plan
  1. ENTIRE Cooling-Off Period
  2. ENTIRE AUD Prices
  3. ENTIRE Change of Mind
  4. ENTIRE Industry Accredited
  5. ENTIRE On Ground Support
  6. ENTIRE Australian Owned


2 nights in Kelowna at The Royal Kelowna
2 nights in Emerald Lake at Emerald Lake Lodge
2 nights in Banff at Banff Caribou Lodge
2 nights in Jasper at Forest Park Hotel
1 night in Sun Peaks at Sun Peaks Grand Hotel
2 nights in Whistler at Delta Whistler Village Suites
2 nights in Ucluelet at Water's Edge Shoreside Suites
1 night in Victoria at Inn at Laurel Point
15 days mid-size car rental including GPS
Kelowna Wine Lovers Day Tour
Ice explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier + Glacier Skywalk
BC Ferries for vehicle & passengers between Vancouver and Vancouver Island
BC Ferries for vehicle & passengers between Vancouver Island and Vancouver
Freedom of choice
Peak 2 Peak Gondola in Whistler
Admission to the Butchart Gardens
Freedom of Choice Days
Freedom of Choice

Our Freedom of Choice program offers flexibility, by allowing you to choose from different options on pre-selected days.

Our per person price includes one tour on each Freedom of Choice day, as follows:

  • One "Freedom of Choice" tour on day 6
  • One "Freedom of Choice" tour on day 8
  • One "Freedom of Choice" tour on day 11
  • One "Freedom of Choice" tour on day 13

Expand the itinerary below for more details.

Please note, if more than one room is selected during the booking process, our team will contact you afterwards to discuss options.

Day 1 Vancouver Kelowna

Today, travel into the Thompson Okanagan region; this region is famous for its orchards and vineyards as well as the wildly varied landscape. To the north of the central wine-and-fruit-producing valley are vast boreal forests and to the south the desert of the Great Basin.

Overnight in Kelowna at The Royal Kelowna.

Vancouver → Kelowna

Day 2 Kelowna

Tour into the countryside combining the best of the Lake, the Valley and the Vines. Experience the wineries we call hidden treasures and sample the Okanagan’s finest wines.

Overnight in Kelowna at The Royal Kelowna.


Day 3 Kelowna Emerald Lake Lodge

Your journey today takes you through some of the most spectacular stretches of highway in Canada. Travel through Yoho National Park, filled with gem-coloured glacial lakes and waterfalls, snow-covered peaks, and dense forests of western red cedar and western hemlock.

Overnight in Emerald Lake at Emerald Lake Lodge.

Kelowna → Emerald Lake Lodge
Emerald Lake | Credit: Destination BC Dave Heath

Day 4 Emerald Lake Lodge Yoho National Park Emerald Lake Lodge

Located on the shores of the famous pristine lake, surrounded by some of the Rockies most impressive peaks.The lodge built of hand-hewn timber and featuring massive stone fireplaces and includes a formal dining room and quiet reading and sitting rooms. From the upper or lower large verandahs, enjoy the serene views of this wilderness landscape.

Overnight in Emerald Lake at Emerald Lake Lodge.

Emerald Lake Lodge → Yoho National Park → Emerald Lake Lodge
Yoho National Park | Credit: Destination BC / Dave Heath

Day 5 Emerald Lake Lodge Banff

Enjoy the leisurely drive to Banff. Choose the Bow Valley Parkway, beside the Bow River, with an option for you to take a stop at Johnston Canyon and walk along the paved footpath to either the lower or upper waterfalls.

Overnight in Banff at Banff Caribou Lodge.

Emerald Lake Lodge → Banff
Aerial of Banff Townsite | Credit: Paul Zizka

Day 6 Banff

Today you can personalize your day by choosing one of four excursions.

Overnight in Banff at Banff Caribou Lodge.

Freedom of Choice Options

  • Banff Gondola:

    Maximize your views of Banff National Park with minimal exertion on a round-trip gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain.


  • Lake Minnewanka Cruise:

    Admire views of the Canadian Rockies by boat as you cruise across the turquoise-hued Lake Minnewanka and over to Devil’s Gap.


  • River Explorer Canoe Tour:

    Enjoy the serenity of the Bow River and marvel at the surroundings. A fun & interactive way with your guide to explore the waterways of Banff National Park. Perfect for families. No paddling experience necessary.


  • Bow River Horseback Adventure:

    Saddle up for a journey through the celebrated landscape of Banff National Park on this guided horseback riding adventure.

Banff Gondola | Credit: Pursuit

Day 7 Banff Jasper

Explore the Canadian Rockies on Icefields Parkway, relishing glacier exploration. Walk on ancient ice, experience the Ice Explorer ride, and thrill at the Glacier Skywalk’s thousand-foot-high glass platform. Experience and appreciate this rocky treasure.

Overnight in Jasper at Forest Park Hotel.

Banff → Jasper
Glacier Skywalk | Credit: Pursuit

Day 8 Jasper

Today you can personalize your day by choosing one of three excursions.

Overnight in Jasper at Forest Park Hotel.

Freedom of Choice Options

  • Maligne Lake Cruise:

    Cruise Maligne Lake, where you can marvel at the magnificent shoreline and Spirit Island.


  • Jasper River Float:

    Enjoy a gentle rafting tour on the Athabasca River for a unique perspective of Jasper National Park.


  • Jasper Nature Walk:

    A guided nature walk featuring a spectacular array of rolling hills, jagged peaks, forests, meadows, marshes, streams, and stunning glacial lakes.

Maligne Lake

Day 9 Jasper Sun Peaks

Embark from Jasper National Park, traversing the ‘Yellowhead’ Route to admire Mount Robson’s majesty, highest in the Canadian Rockies. Journey beyond, via Thompson River, through snowy Monashee and Caribou Mountains, concluding at Sun Peaks Resort.

Overnight in Sun Peaks at Sun Peaks Grand Hotel.

Jasper → Sun Peaks
Sun Peaks

Day 10 Sun Peaks Whistler

Continue to Lillooet, known as the land of the Gold Rush Trail and ‘Mile Zero’ of the Old Caribou Wagon Road. Leaving Lillooet travel the Duffey Lake Road to Whistler. Be sure to stop at Joffre Lake for breathtaking views of Joffre Glacier.

Overnight in Whistler at Delta Whistler Village Suites.

Sun Peaks → Whistler
Whistler | Credit: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane

Day 11 Whistler

Today, you'll experience the beauty via the Peak Adventure on Whistler Mountain as you soak in the unbelievable views of glaciers, extinct volcanoes and snow-capped peaks.

Overnight in Whistler at Delta Whistler Village Suites.

Freedom of Choice Options

  • Whistler Guided Lunch Tour:

    There’s no better way to spend an afternoon in Whistler than exploring the eclectic culinary scene. Guests will enjoy a delicious multi-course lunch while visiting some of the best local lunch spots and indulge a sweet tooth at a couple of chocolate shops

Peak 2 Peak Gondola | Credit: Tourism Whistler

Day 12 Whistler Tofino/Ucluelet

Travel the Sea-to-Sky Highway through a landscape carved out by glaciers and edged by craggy fjords. After a brief stop at Shannon Falls continue to Horseshoe Bay where you will board a ferry to sail across the Strait of
Georgia to Vancouver Island. Your drive to the Pacific Coast will take you through ancient rainforests and provincial parks to windswept beaches.

Overnight at Water's Edge Shoreside Suites (or similar).

Whistler → Tofino/Ucluelet
Sea to Sky Highway | Credit: Destination BC

Day 13 Tofino/Ucluelet

Today you can personalize your day by choosing one of two excursions.

Overnight at Water's Edge Shoreside Suites (or similar).

Freedom of Choice Options

  • Coastal Bear Watch Cruise:

    Search for bears from the comfort and safety of a 24’ Zodiac vessel. Abundant on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, black bears roam the shores at low tide in search of their favorite delicacy, the Rock Crab.


  • Whale Watching Cruise:

    Cruise through the waters of Clayoquot Sound to view beautiful scenery and wildlife. Depending on the time of year, you may encounter gray whales, humpback whales, sea lions, sea birds and resident bald eagles.

Tofino | Credit: James Wheeler

Day 14 Tofino/Ucluelet Victoria

Return through quaint seaside towns, and the murals of Chemainus and the quaint Quw’utsun’ Cultural and Conference Centre in Duncan are well worth the visit. The day winds down in Victoria.

Overnight in Victoria at Inn at Laurel Point.

Tofino/Ucluelet → Victoria

Day 15 Victoria Vancouver

Before you leave Victoria on your way to Vancouver, make sure to explore the enchanting Butchart Gardens. Recognized as a National Historic Site of Canada on its centennial in 2004, these stunning gardens span 22 hectares (55 acres) within the confines of a 53-hectare (130-acre) estate. 

After, cruise across Georgia Strait through the beautiful Gulf Islands with BC Ferries to Vancouver where your fabulous Western Canada road trip comes to an end.

Victoria → Vancouver
Butchart Gardens


The Royal Kelowna

An all-suite luxurious resort in downtown Kelowna backing directly onto Okanagan Lake. This waterfront resort features some of the largest luxury suites in the region and offers an unrivaled experience where opulence meets natural beauty. Immerse yourself in the crystal clear waters of their outdoor infinity pool, unwind in the soothing waters of their rooftop hot tub, or sweat it out in their steam showers. The hotel's rooftop features lush amenities including fitness center, rooftop BBQs, intimate lounge area with gas firepit, and cozy blue lounge chairs. 

Emerald Lake Lodge

Emerald Lake
Set on a 13-acre peninsula on Yoho National Park’s Emerald Lake, this upscale lodge is 13.4 km from the Canadian Rocky Mountains Parks World Heritage Site and 14.8 km from Mount Field. The posh rooms feature private balconies with lake views, wood-burning fireplaces and coffeemakers, plus sitting areas. A refined restaurant serves regional cuisine, and there's a seasonal bistro. A stately lounge features a stone fireplace, plus an oak bar from an 1890s saloon. 

Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa

Located in Banff National Park, the Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa offers a mountain lodge hotel, a great steakhouse restaurant and a full service spa, all in one outstanding location. This ideal vacation spot is located on Banff Avenue, the main street in the town of Banff. Surrounded by mountains, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy.

Forest Park Hotel

Set amidst the breathtaking Canadian Rockies, the Forest Park Hotel (formerly the Sawridge Inn) is a resort style hotel that offers the rustic charm you’d expect in Jasper National Park. Beautiful guest rooms, on-site spa, decadent dining and heated pool with jacuzzi and steam room add to the luxury you want in your mountain getaway. 

Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

Sun Peaks
Located a scenic 45-minute jaunt from Kamloops in British Columbia’s Thompson-Okanagan region, Sun Peaks Grand Hotel is the only full-service hotel experience in Sun Peaks Resort. There are chairlifts, trails and activities at the doorstep, as well as an on site grocery store, boutiques, eateries, and brand-new guest rooms delivering quiet luxury.

Delta Whistler Village Suites

Retreat to the mountains of British Columbia, Canada, where your adventure begins at Delta Hotels Whistler Village Suites. Located in the heart of Whistler Village, our hotel places you near the area's top attractions, including boutiques, dining, ski slopes and bike trails. Take advantage of our heated indoor / outdoor pool and 24-hour fitness centre. End your night in Whistler at Hy's Steakhouse, our signature hotel restaurant that offers delicious cuisine and handcrafted cocktails. Relax and reset in spacious pet friendly hotel suites that include full kitchens, fireplaces, flat-panel TVs, free Wi-Fi and plush bedding. 

Water's Edge Shoreside Suites

Water’s Edge is the only property with access to both the serene Ucluelet Harbour & bordering Marina from every Shoreside Suite. Nestled on a peaceful island joined by a causeway within the Harbour. Nothing else compares. Stunning surroundings, breathtaking views, and open spaces.

Inn at Laurel Point

Overlooking Laurel Point Park, this waterfront hotel is a 5-minute walk from the Black Ball Ferry Line and a 10-minute walk from the Royal BC Museum. Featuring private balconies with water views, the airy rooms include flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi, plus minifridges, and tea and coffeemaking equipment. There's a heated indoor pool, an exercise room and a Japanese garden, plus a Pacific Rim-inspired restaurant with a patio and harbour views.

Additional information

Official language
French & English
Local currency
Canadian Dollars


  • International airfares and taxes
  • Domestic airfares and taxes, unless otherwise specified in our holiday package
  • Visa expenses, processing and issuance fees
  • Meals other than as specified in our holiday package
  • Travel Insurance or expenses of a personal nature (mini-bar, phone call, laundry, etc.)
  • Tips or gratuities to guides, drivers, porters, hotel, restaurant or boat staff, etc.
  • Or any other travel expense that has not been included in our holiday package


Who are Entire Travel Group?

Welcome to Entire Travel Group. We offer exceptional travel experiences across our extensive range of Entire Holiday Packages, Entire Group Journeys, Entire Rail Journeys, and Entire Cruise Journeys. With our industry-leading Peace of Mind Booking Plan, you can Book Now with flexibility and confidence.

Entire Travel Group is celebrating over 50 years of passionately delivering unique and memorable travel experiences. We are an Australian, family-owned, award-winning business with a friendly team ready to match your expectations to the perfect holiday experience.

Entire Travel Group used to be known by the individual brands shown in the footer of the website. The company has not changed, but we have amalgamated under one brand - Entire Travel Group.

For more details please visit - About Us | Entire Travel Group

Is Entire Travel Group Australian owned and operated?

Entire Travel Group is proudly Australian family owned and operated and as it stands today represents 50 years of experience, progress, and evolution. We proudly support the community with our long-term commitment to many important charity organisations. We were awarded the best operator in our class at the most recent National Travel Industry Awards.

Is Entire Travel Group industry accredited?

Entire Travel Group is both ATAS and CATO Accredited. ATAS is actively administered by the Australian Travel Industry Association (ATIA). The Council of Australian Tour Operators (CATO) is the trade association representing the land supply sector of the Australian Travel Industry.

Does Entire Travel Group have industry awards?

Entire Travel Group was honoured at the 2023 National Travel Industry Awards with Most Oustanding Wholesaler - Product / Service.

As our team works tirelessly to deliver exceptional holiday experiences, it was exciting to have this acknowledged with the highest recognition. The award is also a testament to the quality of our partners around the globe, and we take this opportunity to thank them for their tremendous support of our customers.

Are the Entire Travel Group holiday packages exclusive?

In some cases, we are the sole representative in Australia for the overseas travel operator. In other circumstances the product developed has been exclusively built for Entire Travel Group and can’t be found elsewhere.

What’s unique about Entire Travel Group Holiday Packages?

  • They are not group tours with set departures - they are pre-designed, purpose built, independent holiday packages full of unique and memorable experiences.
  • Our holiday packages have been exclusively built for us in collaboration with our handpicked suppliers, who also offer full on-ground support for the clients.
  • We are offering unique travel experiences which cannot be found elsewhere.
  • Many packages include our “Freedom of Choice” options which allow you to tailor the holiday experience. Like a sommelier matching wine to a meal, we have used our experience to carefully select and offer the right experiences in each location.
  • They include our Peace of Mind Booking Plan.
  • A wide selection of our packages are compliant with the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Covid Safe Travels.

Our motto for Independent Holiday Packages is start your holiday when and with who you want!

Our Independent Holiday Packages are NOT group tours with set departure dates. Group Tours have specific set departure dates, and of course, you are travelling with unknown passengers in a coach. These tours are great for certain travellers and there are many reputable tour operators providing a wide range of options around the world.

At Entire Travel Group, our focus is Independent Holiday Packages. Available daily, they are pre-designed, purpose built, packaged itineraries full of memorable experiences delivered by our hand-picked local partners.

Our holidays suit every demographic, from couples to singles, to retirees to families and everyone else in between.

Why travel with Entire Travel Group?

Of Entire Travel Group's attributes, we have settled on "When Experience Matters" as the quality we believe adds the most value to our customers. We have the experience to ensure your itinerary makes the dream holiday possible. Our continually enhanced technology allows our team to provide a quality customer service experience, and our partnerships with outstanding operators ensure we are confident of the on-ground experience for our customers.

For more details please visit - About Us | Entire Travel Group

How does the Peace of Mind Booking Plan work?

Our Peace of Mind Booking Plan allows you to book with confidence in the new international travel environment. With low deposits, a cooling off period and a flexibility period where you can cancel and rebook later, we really do have you covered.

For more details please visit - Peace of Mind Booking Plan | Entire Travel Group

Is there a cooling-off period?

Look for packages with our Peace of Mind Booking Plan logo on the website.

  • We understand that occasionally plans may change, so we give you the confidence to proceed with a cooling off period.
  • You may cancel for any reason within 7 days, where you will receive a 100% refund of your $100 per person deposit.

For more details please visit - Peace of Mind Booking Plan | Entire Travel Group

What is Freedom of Choice?

At Entire Travel Group we understand that our customers have their own personal tastes and interests - so throughout our packages look for “Freedom of Choice” which gives you the ability to tailor your holiday from the various experiences offered on selected days. Like a sommelier matching wine to a meal, we have used our experience to carefully select and offer the right experiences in each location.

The Freedom of Choice options are included in the package price, and the price remains the same regardless of the choice you make on each day.

Our Freedom of Choice program offers flexibility, by allowing you to choose from different options on pre-selected days in the itinerary.

  • Our per person price includes one tour on each Freedom of Choice day in the itinerary.
  • The price of the package remains the same regardless of the choice you make on each day.

For more details please visit - Freedom of Choice | Entire Travel Group

What is Book Now?

Book Now offers you the ability to make a reservation on our website for Holiday Packages that include our Peace of Mind Booking Plan. But it’s not just a static offer – you have complete flexibility from travel dates, passenger numbers, single supplements, room upgrades, optional extras, flexible booking terms and more.

  • Our team will contact our overseas suppliers and confirm all arrangements.
  • A Confirmation from our reservation system will be sent in the coming days.
  • The Booking Number on this confirmation supersedes the website reference.

What forms of payment can be used at Entire Travel Group?

  • To confirm a booking using our on-line Book Now process, a credit card must be used to pay the refundable deposit.
  • For additional payments on the booking, Entire Travel Group supports bank transfer, credit card, TravelPay B2B, PaymentGate.
  • For further details please visit our Payments page.

How secure is the Entire Travel Group's on-line payment portal?

  • Entire Travel Group have partnered with TravelPay to ensure secure on-line credit card payments.
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Can you book my international airfares?

On some Islands Holiday Packages (e.g. Fiji), it is practical to include flights, so where we have done this it is indicated by the plane icon.

However, on the majority of our Holiday Packages, we do not include international flights.

We found that many customers may prefer to:

  • Travel on a specific airline of their choice
  • Have the flexibility to book flights with Frequent Flyer points
  • Select flight dates that may be different to our Holiday Package start/end dates
  • Use a Travel Credit already held with the airline
  • Use their travel agent for this service

We are able to assist with flights on any Holiday Package, so please just notify us during the Book Now process or contact our team.

Should I take travel insurance?

Travel insurance is strongly recommended. During the Book Now process please confirm you require assistance, and our team will be in contact with you.

What should I do before travelling?

Before you travel it is your responsibility to ensure you have the appropriate documentation including visas. If you are travelling on a passport other than Australian or New Zealand, you will require a permit to re-enter Australia. It is your responsibility as the traveller and/or travel booker to meet all government entry requirements.

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Please visit the Entire Travel Group's Agent Portal. We are here to support our industry partners with a range of informative updates, marketing collateral for campaigns and a reward & recognition program.

How do I start a Booking?

  • On any page that has Book Now simply follow the booking process.
  • You must select the Travel Agent tick box and provide correct details.
  • To confirm a booking only the refundable deposit is required.
  • An agency credit card must be used for this initial payment.

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When experience matters