Canada’s Three Coasts by Private Jet
Discover Canada’s extraordinary natural beauty on this coast-to-coast adventure, flying by private jet throughout and staying in a range of luxury retreats, including wilderness eco-lodges and award-winning Fairmont hotels. From hiking through deserted rainforests to soaring over glaciers by helicopter, this incredible journey through Canada brings together nine unforgettable destinations in a 23-night itinerary that can only be achieved by private jet.
- Private jet flights and private transfers throughout
- Days 1-2: Two nights at JAG Boutique Hotel in St John’s, Newfoundland; guided tour of Conception Bay
- Days 3-5: Three nights at Fogo Island Inn on Fogo Island Newfoundland.
- Days 6-10: Five nights at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge on Somerset Island, Nunavut.
- Days 11-12: Two nights at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in Jasper, Alberta; tour of Jasper National Park; private journey from Jasper to Lake Louise, including a helicopter ride over Cline Pass.
- Days 13-14: Two nights at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in Lake Louise, Alberta; full-day private sightseeing tour to Yoho National Park.
- Days 15-17: Three nights at Wickaninnish Inn in Tofino, Vancouver Island; private sea kayaking tour to Meares Island.
- Days 18-20: Three nights at Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort in Nimmo Bay, Port McNeil; heli-fishing tour; helicopter exploration tour.
- Days 21-23: Three nights at the Fairmont Pacific Rim in Vancouver; guided city tour of Vancouver; guided full-day tour of Victoria.
- Day 24: Fly back to the UK.
Explore Newfoundland’s remote coastline
Your Canadian adventure begins at the breathtaking island of Newfoundland on Canada’s Atlantic coast, which offers a magical blend of raw nature, charming folklore and rich cultural heritage. You’ll fly by private jet from the UK to capital city St John’s – North America’s oldest city – for a two-night stay at JAG Boutique Hotel, located in the heart of the vibrant downtown district.
During your stay, you’ll explore the picturesque coastline of former pirate base Conception Bay. Search for ‘lucky rocks’ on the beach in Holyrood and visit the historic sailing port of Brigus, whose former resident Captain Bob Bartlett famously skippered perilous Arctic expeditions. Visit Cupids, one of the island’s oldest settled communities, where John Guy established the first colony for the Society of Merchant Venturers from Bristol, England. Learn about his exploits at a fascinating museum and visit the site where archaeologists are uncovering the colony.
Depart St John’s and fly by private jet to Gander, where you’ll board a helicopter transfer for a three-night stay at Fogo Island Inn on Newfoundland’s remote northeastern coast. This charming boutique hotel boasts stunning views of the dramatic Atlantic coastline, where you might spot a floating iceberg or migrating humpback whale. Here you’ll spend two days exploring your incredible natural surroundings at leisure – optional activities include whale watching, bonfire nights, stargazing, mussel digging, pond fishing and cross-country skiing. Back at the hotel, unwind and enjoy facilities including a cinema and rooftop hot tubs.
Discover the Arctic wilderness of Somerset Island
Transfer by private helicopter to Gander, before boarding your private jet flight to Somerset Island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Here you’ll spend five nights at the Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge on the shores of the Northwest Passage. This outstanding wilderness resort is the northernmost fly-in lodge in the world and offers a truly once-in-a-lifetime Arctic experience, complemented by gourmet cuisine prepared using fresh Canadian ingredients, such as Arctic char sashimi and Baffin Bay turbot.
During your stay, you’ll have the chance to visit Cunningham Inlet, one of the best places on earth to spot beluga whales, and embark on a range of thrilling excursions showcasing the region’s spectacular natural diversity. Optional activities include sea kayaking the Northwest Passage with beluga whales, photographing unique Arctic wildlife, paddle-boarding along the Cunningham River, fishing for Arctic char and viewing 1,000-year-old archaeological sites.
Spot beautiful wildlife in Jasper National Park
The next leg of your adventure takes you back to mainland Canada. Fly by private jet to Hinton, Alberta, where a private transfer will be waiting to take you to Jasper. You’ll spend two nights at the AAA Four Diamond Award-winning Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, a cabin-style resort on the shores of Lake Beauvert. During your stay, you’ll explore nearby Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, looking out for an array of wildlife including bald eagles and black bears.
You’ll also enjoy a private journey from Jasper to Lake Louise, passing along the scenic Columbia Icefields Parkway and stopping at the dramatic Athabasca Falls before arriving at a series of stunning glaciers. This tour includes a real highlight of your trip – an unforgettable helicopter ride over Cline Pass to view the spectacular Cline, Lion, and Lioness glaciers plus a breathtaking 900ft waterfall.
Journey through spectacular scenery to Yoho National Park
Arrive at Lake Louise, located in Banff National Park in the Canadian Rockies, and check-in for a two-night stay at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Named one of the Top 50 Ski Resorts by Condé Nast Traveler, this classically luxurious hotel sits on the shores of the lake before the imposing Victoria Glacier. While here, you’ll embark on a full-day private sightseeing tour to Yoho National Park, stopping to admire the vividly blue Moraine Lake and the towering mountains that dominate the skyline. You’ll have the chance to try and spot a train negotiating the Spiral Tunnels, one of North America’s steepest railway lines, and gaze up from the base of the majestic Takkakaw Falls.
Sea kayak through the Clayoquot Sound
Travel by private jet to Tofino on Vancouver Island off Canada’s west coast, for a three-night stay at the Wickaninnish Inn. Sitting on a rocky promontory at the westernmost point of Chesterman Beach, this multi-award-winning luxury resort is surrounded by ocean on three sides. During your stay, you’ll go sea kayaking through the tranquil waters of Clayoquot Sound, before hiking through the ancient coastal rainforest of Meares Island with its giant cedar trees and rich birdlife. You’ll also spend a day exploring at leisure, with optional activities including coastal bear viewing, fishing, exploring hot springs and whale-watching.
Embark on thrilling helicopter adventures
Take a private jet flight to Port Hardy, where you’ll board a seaplane transfer for a three-night stay at Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort. Set in the Great Bear Rainforest of coastal British Columbia, this family-run wilderness retreat is only accessible by air or water, making for a truly remote escape.
The resort specialises in helicopter tours and you’ll enjoy a heli-fishing trip to islolated streams teeming with wild Pacific salmon and a range of other breeds. Suitable for all levels, from seasoned anglers to complete beginners, this guided tour is an exciting introduction to this natural paradise. Next is a helicopter trip deep into the wilderness, tailor-made to your specific interests as you discover a staggeringly diverse landscape that spans 10,000-year-old glaciers, mountains, white-sand beaches, waterfalls and lakes, remote islands, bubbling hot springs and meandering rivers. Along the way, you’ll have the chance to hike, swim, raft, fish and view incredible wildlife.
Explore Vancouver and its stunning natural surroundings
Transfer by seaplane back to Port Hardy, before taking a private jet to Vancouver, where your Canadian adventure draws to a close with a fun-packed city break. You’ll spend three nights at the Fairmont Pacific Rim, located on downtown Vancouver’s pretty waterfront with unobstructed views of the snow-capped North Shore Mountains, Stanley Park and Howe Sound.
You’ll explore the city’s juxtaposing metropolis and natural surroundings during a fascinating guided tour. Uncover a diverse cultural mix at the Asian Market, legendary Chinatown and historic Gastown before viewing the famous West Coast Totem Poles in Stanley Park. Next, you’ll cross Lions Gate Bridge to see Capilano Canyon, before hiking through this extraordinary city’s coastal rainforest and enjoying a delicious gourmet picnic lunch complete with fine china and linen.
Discover Victoria’s world-famous Butchart Gardens
On the final day of your trip, you’ll travel by seaplane for a day in British Columbia’s capital, Victoria. While here, you’ll experience the city’s extensive parkland and discover its British colonial past. Your first stop is the world-famous Butchart Gardens, a 50-acre horticultural wonderland featuring several spectacular themed gardens. Next you’ll head downtown to peruse charming antique shops and wander around the Old Town, before enjoying some time to explore at leisure, perhaps visiting Craigdarroch Castle or strolling through the scenic gardens at Government House. At the end of the day, a seaplane will transfer you back to Vancouver, where you’ll board a private jet flight back to the UK.
Prices from £295,000, based on a family of four.
Guests will travel by private jet from their chosen departure airport and throughout the trip.