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Canada & Alaska - Self Drive

Our Canada and Alaska destination specialists are experts in creating customized travel itineraries tailor made to suit your requirements. Explore Canada and Alaska on one of our self drive packages or completely customize your own itinerary creating an experience unique to you. While you travel you will have the confidence in knowing you are looked after not only by a comprehensive documentation kit, but also a 24 hour emergency assist number should you run into any challenges enroute.

10 Day Freedom to Explore

Duration: 10 Days (9 Nights)

$2649

Immerse yourself in nature and experience this action-packed adventure in Western Canada. Drive along scenic routes towards exciting activities including horseback-riding, white water rafting, boat rides and ATV wilderness rides.

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10 Day Newfoundland Wonders

Duration: 10 Days (9 Nights)

$2049

Immerse yourself in the oldest & most eastern city in North America, go back in time to where the Vikings once stood at L’Anse axu Meadows National Historic Site, explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site Gros Morne National Park and stay in a unique lighthouse inn on this unique and diverse self-drive through Newfoundland.

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10 Day Maritime Explorer

Duration: 10 Days (9 Nights)

$1599

Relax and rejuvenate on winding trails and sandy beaches. Visit picturesque St. Andrews by-the-Sea and enjoy the quaint charm of this coastal town. Discover the Bay of Fundy, known for its impressive tidal movements and enormous rock formations. Visit Charlottetown, the elegant seaside city known as the birthplace of Canada, and explore the historic streets, walking trails and waterside boardwalks at your own pace.

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9 Day Untouched Newfoundland

Duration: 9 Days (8 Nights)

$1910

History, scenery, culture and eclectic characters will all play an important role in your journey through Newfoundland. You will be inspired by the vivid streets of St. John’s, awed by the coastal views of the Atlantic Ocean, and uplifted by the notorious hospitality of the people who want you to love their home as much as they do.

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7 Day Western Newfoundland

Duration: 8 Days (7 Nights)

$1149

Explore a region of astounding, raw and unspoiled beauty. You’ll find scenery to take your breath away. Visit Gros Morne National Park, the second largest National Park in eastern Canada and a UNESCO World Heritage Site stretching across 1,805 square kilometres of western Newfoundland as part of the towering Long Range Mountains. Encircled by tiny seaside communities, encompassing forests and striking cliffs and shorelines, the spectacular beauty of the park provides the perfect backdrop for all kinds of outdoor adventures. This tour also visit Main Brook, a fishing and lumbering community on the southwest shore of Hare Bay.

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13 Day Maritime Charms

Duration: 13 Days (12 Nights)

$2299

This maritime self-drive itinerary combines the highlights of the Maritimes and exploring areas that cannot be accessed by scheduled tour services. With the flexibility of having a car, you can choose to walk one of the many hiking trails, linger at the various historic sites and join any of the local adventures at your leisure.

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13 Day Western Canada Discovered

Duration: 13 Days (12 Nights)

$3369

This comprehensive self-drive combines the highlights of the Rockies with exploring areas that cannot be accessed by scheduled tour services. With the flexibility of having a car, you can choose to walk one of the many hiking trails, linger at the vineyards, or join any of the local adventures at your own choice and leisure.

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15 Day Cabin Explorer

Duration: 15 Days (14 Nights)

$2695

For this unique self-drive we have found some of the most picturesque cabin accommodations available. They have been selected for their scenic location and proximity to major attractions. The majority have either full cooking facilities or kitchenettes so you have the option to prepare your own meals.

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15 Day Classic Yukon & Alaska

Duration: 15 Days (14 Nights)

$2799

Enjoy the impressive panoramic sights offered by the Top of the World Highway on your way to view wildlife in the shadows of Mount McKinley. Gaze upon whales and sea lions in Kenai Fjords National Park, see cascading tidewater glaciers and visit the mining boomtowns of Dawson City and McCarthy.

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4 Day Explore Beyond Québec City

Duration: 4 Days (3 Nights)

$649

Visit the quaint village and unspoiled countryside of Charlevoix, stretching along the north shore of the St. Lawrence River east of Québec City from the Beaupre Coast to the Saguenay Fjord. Nestled between the sea and the mountains, stay at the Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu, a vision of historical splendour, before travelling into the spectacular Saguenay Region.

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4 Day Waterton Wanderer

Duration: 4 Days (3 Nights)

$549

Where in the world can you find a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an International Peace Park, and a Biosphere Reserve all rolled into one? At Waterton Lakes National Park, the only place on earth endowed with all three titles. It is a rare gem tucked into the southwestern corner of the province of Alberta and bordering the Glacier National Park of Montana, where windswept mountains rise abruptly out of gentle prairie grassland.

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5 Day Explore Beyond Montréal

Duration: 5 Days (4 Nights)

$849

Located north of Montréal, the Laurentides region is blanketed in mountains and lakes with fresh air, wide open spaces and pretty villages teeming with bistros, bars and boutiques. Whether rafting the rivers or relaxing in a Nordic bath, enjoying a sugar shack meal or apple picking, you will love this stunning region.

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5 Day Prince Edward Island Self Drive

Duration: 5 Days (4 Nights)

$969

The red cliffs, white beaches, gently sloping sand dunes and green fields await you. Canada’s smallest province is a quaint place of natural beauty and rich history so sit back and enjoy the ride along Prince Edward Island’s alluring coastal scenery.

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6 Day Nova Scotia South Shore Explorer

Duration: 6 Days (5 Nights)

$1039

This tour follows Nova Scotia’s South Shore, where the past is a part of everyday life. You’ll find it along quiet country roads where ox teams still haul lumber, and coastal villages where fishermen still row wooden dories out to sea.

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6 Day New Brunswick’s High Tides and Acadian “Joie de Vivre”

Duration: 6 Days (5 Nights)

$1269

Explore the best of the New Brunswick’s spectacular Acadian coast, from historical gems and the Acadian culture’s unique “Joie de Vivre” to Canada’s warmest saltwater beaches and fresh, succulent seafood. See the fascinating Acadian stories come to life at Village Historique Acadien and Le Pays de la Sagouine, as well as experience the world’s highest tides at the unforgettable Hopewell Rocks.

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6 Day Vancouver Island Self Drive

Duration: 6 Days (5 Nights)

$1179

Vancouver Island has one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems with rainforests, marshes, meadows, beaches, mountains, oceans, rivers and lakes, a premier location for whale watching, birding, as well as salmon and trout fishing.

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6 Day Eastern Newfoundland Discovery

Duration: 6 Days (5 Nights)

$1199

Visit St. John’s, the oldest and most easterly city in North America. Melded with culture, history, and personality, St. John’s has survived two World Wars, five centuries, and countless hardships and triumphs. It has become a rare, old city full of character, experience and charisma, with a contemporary, sophisticated edge. After explore Trinity where history, friendliness, and steadfast authenticity are woven into every aspect of the area. From the beautifully restored fishing rooms and saltbox houses, to the lovely people greeting you in the lanes and welcoming you into their homes.

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7 Day Okanagan & the Rockies

Duration: 7 Days (6 Nights)

$1499

Drive through the picturesque Okanagan Valley, known for its warm climate, sandy beaches, lakes and wine valley. Visit the Grizzly Bear Refuge at Kicking Horse Resort. Relax at Emerald Lake Lodge in Yoho National Park, offering cabin-style superior accommodation surrounding the lake amid breathtaking scenery.

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7 Day Okanagan & the Kootenays

Duration: 7 Days (6 Nights)

$879

This comprehensive self-drive combines the highlights of the Okanagan and exploring areas that cannot be accessed by scheduled tour services. Discover the off-the-beaten-path route, offering diverse scenery, small towns and unique experiences. Travel through the wineries of the Okanagan to the historic mountain alpine village of Fernie.

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8 Day Alaska National Park Explorer

Duration: 8 Days (7 Nights)

$1609

Visit Alaska’s most famous national park, watch whales and sea otters frolicking in the waves in Kenai Fjords National Park and drive in the shadow of the towering ranges of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park.

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7 Day Scenic Cape Breton Self-Drive

Duration: 7 Days (6 Nights)

$1199

This self-drive tour features the world-renowned Cabot Trail, with its dramatic coastal views and highland scenery. There will be plenty of time to take in the sights on this tour and you’ll want to stop a lot while on the island. The Cabot Trail is known to be one of the most spectacular drives in all of Canada. Visit the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site and take a step back in history when all of Nova Scotia was a battleground. Discover rugged coastlines, tranquil bays and crystal-clear lakes and streams as you follow the Marine Drive route along the Eastern Shore.

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8 Day Cape Breton and PEI Self Drive

Duration: 8 Days (7 Nights)

$2649

Enjoy fresh salt air, sandy beaches, mountain vistas and much more. Pass through fields of green, dine on succulent seafood, and travel the world famous Cabot Trail on this tour of Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton Island.

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8 Day Exploring Vancouver Island & Whistler

Duration: 8 Days (7 Nights)

$1869

On this comprehensive self-drive you will experience what they call ‘island life’. The island’s very diverse ecosystem, mountains, oceans, rivers and lakes create habitats for multitudes of wildlife species. Discover the off-the-beaten-path route, offering diverse scenery, small towns and unique experiences.

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8 Day Kenai Peninsula Explorer

Duration: 8 Days (7 Nights)

$1339

Thick pine forests, steep mountain slopes covered in greenery, crystal-clear streams, cascading waterfalls, moose and black bears await! Visit Homer, known as the halibut capital of Alaska, and take a water taxi across Kachemak Bay to the historic artistic community of Seldovia. Moose Pass offers a glimpse into the relaxed pace of life in small town Alaska. In Seward, you will see whales and otters frolicking in the waves.

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8 Day Rockies, Edmonton & the Badlands

Duration: 8 Days (7 Nights)

$1889

This itinerary explores very diverse scenery, from the majestic snow-capped mountains of the Canadian Rockies, to the prairie lands of Alberta and the unique coulee landscapes and hoodoo rock formations in the Badlands. Visit the world-renowned Royal Tyrrell Museum devoted exclusively to the study of paleontology.

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9 Day Coast to Coast Drive

Duration: 9 Days (8 Nights)

$2499

Travel from Anchorage to the Yukon and view wildlife in the shadows of the impressive Mount McKinley in Denali National Park. Thrill at the mountain views in Kluane National Park and learn about Yukon and Alaska’s exciting gold rush history in Fairbanks and Whitehorse.

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9 Day Discover Ontario & Québec

Duration: 9 Days (8 Nights)

$1899

Explore magnificent coastlines, landscapes and villages. Highlights include the thundering Niagara Falls, the picturesque Thousand Islands, the heritage and Parliament Buildings in Ottawa, the multicultural and vibrant city of Montréal and the charming French ambience and deep history of Québec City.

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9 Day French Mountains & Countryside

Duration: 9 Days (8 Nights)

$1849

Explore the province of Québec and discover the charms and adventure of Canada’s French-speaking province. Travel into the stunning Laurentian Mountains, with a vast sweep of coniferous forest dotted with hundreds of tranquil lakes and rivers. Wander the cobblestoned pathways of Old Québec and explore the spectacular Saguenay Region.

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Alberta Adventurer

Duration: 7 Days (6 Nights)

$1799

Spend 7 unforgettable Days in Alberta, while immersing yourself in the best adventures the province has to offer. You will participate in activities like white water rafting, horse back riding, motorcycle tours and visit the mighty Athabasca Glacier.

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8 Day Flavours of Winter Time Quebec

Duration:

$1499

Enjoy magical winter in Quebec. Feel the romance and explore the culture.

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15 Day Classic Yukon & Alaska

Duration: 15 Days (14 Nights)

$2799

Enjoy the impressive panoramic sights offered by the Top of the World Highway on your way to view wildlife in the shadows of Mount McKinley. Gaze upon whales and sea lions in Kenai Fjords National Park, see cascading tidewater glaciers and visit the mining boomtowns of Dawson City and McCarthy.

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Alaska

Alaska offers once-in-a-lifetime experiences unrivaled by any other destination in the world. Known as America’s “Last Frontier”, Alaska is home to some of the largest national parks and forests in the U.S. The rugged wilderness, breathtaking views, and wild adventures will entice you to return and experience something new each time. From world-class fishing, to endless outdoor activities year-around, to viewing wildlife first-hand in its natural habitat, there is something for everyone in the family in Alaska.

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Alberta

Alberta is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places on earth, as vast as it is varied in landscape and experiences. Filled with unique activities, urban charms and cultural jewels. Dazzling peaks, ancient glaciers, turquoise lakes and Banff and Jasper national parks define Alberta’s iconic Canadian Rocky Mountains. Along the province’s southern rolling foothills, visitors can discover the rich culture of First Nations communities. To the east, the red-hued Canadian Badlands where dinosaur adventures abound. This province is more than just a place to visit; it is a place to truly experience.

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British Columbia

British Columbia is the kingdom of abundance. Where glaciated mountains stand over an unruly Pacific. Rainforests wrap cities. Nature shapes culture. The wild breathing life back into the wild within. This abundant, nurturing landscape has sustained ancient societies for 10,000 years. And today, some of those settlements have grown into cities that cling to the edge of wilderness, and won’t let go. People visit and live in BC to be within arm’s reach of nature’s richness. To ski world-renowned resorts, surf Pacific swells, swim in clear mountain lakes, hike to a glacier and back in a day. And all that activity breathes energy into British Columbia's culture of hospitality.

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Manitoba

There is no experience quite like Manitoba. There is nothing like feeling your heart race as a polar bear strides silently mere metres away. Nowhere else holds the absolute calm of Manitoba’s many fly-in fishing lodges. Nothing thrills like immersing yourself in the different worlds that Winnipeg, our capital city has to offer. Here, our many cultures are ready to welcome you. Canada’s heart beats here. Let yours beat with it.

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New Brunswick

New Brunswick’s three unique coastlines, miles of untouched nature and panoramic views will capture hearts and camera lenses, alike. The bustling cities and charming villages each adorn unique culture and authentic cuisine. The infectious Acadian “joie de vivre” gets toes tapping. The Bay of Fundy is home to multiple UNESCO biosphere reserves and the highest tides in the world. These are best experienced at the famous Hopewell Rocks; where you can walk the ocean floor and 6 hours later, kayak the tides that have risen over four stories high.

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Newfoundland

Newfoundland Tour Packages explore the most easterly edge of North America. Newfoundland and Labrador is where the sun rises first and where Vikings landed over 1,000 years ago. This place is home to the oldest settlement and the oldest city in North America, but is the youngest province of Canada. A vast land, with a relatively small population, Newfoundland and Labrador has some of the friendliest people you'll ever meet. Here, you can immerse yourself in wilderness solitude one day and embrace a vibrant culture at the cutting edge of the contemporary western world the next.

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Northwest Territories

Create a Magical Northern Adventure in the Northwest Territories. View awesome displays of Northern Lights at midnight in autumn and winter. Fish for world class trophies on one of our super-sized lakes in the long days of northern summer. Or you could drive across the Arctic Circle to the amazing Mackenzie Delta, on the Dempster Highway.

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Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is home to stunning natural beauty, an exciting and diverse culture, a rich heritage and breathtaking experiences. With iconic sites such as Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Halifax Citadel, Halifax’s star-shaped fortress, the Cape Breton Highland’s Skyline Trail, located along the Cabot Trail and our newest UNESCO Site, the Landscape of Grand Pré, in the Annapolis Valley, there is no shortage of world-class attractions to explore.

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Ontario

The breathtaking four-seasonal palette of Ontario's vast wilderness, endless forests and abundant wildlife, awaits. Whether you want to reconvene with nature or lose yourself in the excitement of the most multiculturally diverse and socially cohesive region on Earth, you've come to the right place. Let Ontario surprise you with the striking beauty of her scenery and welcome you with the warmth of her people.

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Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island is one of Canada's premier vacation destinations and a truly unique location for visitors. The coastline offers some of the most stunning vistas in the world. The rolling green hills and scenic farmland keep visitors’ cameras busy as they explore unspoiled beauty. Whether it’s a relaxing day on the beach, a sea kayaking adventure, a round of golf, or an evening at the theatre there is something for everyone. Once visitors have worked up an appetite, local cuisine is everywhere. Visitors can enjoy the bounty of the land or impossibly fresh lobsters, oysters, and mussels at cafés and restaurants throughout the island.

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Quebec

Discover Québec ... an immense province that occupies the northeastern-most corner of North America, unique for its history, language and culture. A place of freedom and creativity at the crossroads of the Old and the New World, where tradition and innovation combine with a contagious energy and joie de vivre! Discover an exceptional destination, four distinct seasons, an incredible natural heritage, an enriching human experience. Multi-faceted geography, diverse landscapes, vegetation and climate, and a rich history spanning five centuries, from colonial regime to the present-day challenge of maintaining the cultural vitality of this unique culture in North America!

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Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is one big, beautiful place. Land and sky are ever-present influences. Nature is always in your backyard. Overhead, dramatic “Living Skies” command attention. Sunsets reveal colours rarely seen. Brilliant sunshine prolongs summer days and warms the chill of winter. Night skies (some of the darkest in North America) showcase the infinite wonders of the cosmos. The hospitality here is second-to-none. Visitors are immediately made to feel like part of the community, like a member of the family. No matter what part of Saskatchewan you choose to explore, no matter how long you decide to stay, the essence of this place will make a memorable impression.

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Yukon

Canada’s Yukon is world renowned as a legendary land filled with Klondike Gold Rush history, pristine wilderness and natural phenomena, like the midnight sun and the northern lights. The territory is also blessed with teeming wildlife, mighty heritage rivers, and a unique arts and culture that speak to the people who are drawn by the spirit of the north. Home of Canada’s highest peak, Mount Logan, this magical territory offers a larger than life experience to its visitors.

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We are there for you every step of your journey allowing you to enjoy the sights, experience new adventures and explore the best of Canada and Alaska.

Self Drive Packages
Self drive is a great way to explore at your own pace, it gives you the flexibility to access areas that local tours or public transportation do not go. Driving in Canada and Alaska is very easy, the roads are well maintained, clearly marked and passable year round, making for excellent driving conditions.

Campervan Packages
Campervans provide all the comforts of home at your fingertips, whilst having the flexibility to travel wherever the road may take you.

City Breaks and Mini-Packages
We have put together these packages to provide you with great suggestions of what you can do when you are visiting each city or destination. We will link these together with a car to create your own custom self drive itinerary.

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No matter what your requirements are, we have the independent package to suit you working with some of our great partners.

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