Skiing and snowboarding are not on your agenda right now. Catching big tricks at a slope style competition, spectacular ice-carving festivals and watching an action-packed game of ice hockey are just some of the super-fun options that will keep you off the slopes, but busy in the snow, this winter.
Every day is packed full so you get to explore all the amazing places in British Columbia & Alberta. You’ll start off in Vancouver, one of the world’s best cities, then roadtrip through the incredible national parks of the Canadian Rockies, plus whale watching trips and rainforest walks on Vancouver Island.
What I loved about Vancouver Island was that it was totally different to the Canada I expected. I didn't know British Columbia was quite so geographically blessed. I didn't expect ski resorts in the middle of an island, let alone lush, ancient rainforests, all right beside the Pacific Ocean, existed in Western Canada! The adventures begin as soon as you board the ferry....
I hadn't heard of Lake O'Hara before living in the Canadian Rockies. It was the locals who had lived in the park for years who told me how spectacular it was. Everyone told amazing, rave-reviews about the area and told me its unmissable. But getting there isn't straightforward. Here are your 3 options.