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Our most recommended Southern Gulf Islands Tours

Nanaimo: Panoramic Seaplane Tour

1. Nanaimo: Panoramic Seaplane Tour

Experience the excitement of seaplane flying with this 20-minute flight. Depart from Nanaimo’s historic waterfront on this ideal introduction to seaplane aviation. Explore your surroundings from a new perspective and take in panoramic views of Harbour City with Mount Benson as its backdrop. Enjoy aerial vistas of some of the southern Gulf Islands including Newcastle Island Provincial Park located right offshore. Don’t forget to be on the lookout for wildlife such as seals and sea lions on the rocky coastlines along the Strait of Georgia.

From Vancouver: Malahat SkyWalk & Vancouver Island Day Trip

2. From Vancouver: Malahat SkyWalk & Vancouver Island Day Trip

Explore the highlights of British Columbia on this guided day trip. Head to Vancouver Island from Vancouver on a round-trip ferry ride, then enjoy the best the location has to offer, including the incredible Malahat SkyWalk, a tour of Merridale Cidery and Distillery, and Duncan, the City of Totems. Start the day with a 90-minute sail aboard BC Ferries while enjoying the views and the wildlife. Arrive at Vancouver Island and board a deluxe mini-coach that will take you through old-growth forests and spectacular views as you head towards Malahat Skywalk. Then immerse yourself in nature at Malahat Skywalk as you travel along the 600-meter-long elevated walkway. Follow the walkway to a 10-story spiral tower to take in the 360-degree view of the islands, inlets, fjords, and 2 countries. After enjoying the Malahat Skywalk, take some free time for lunch (own expense) in Cowichan Bay, a seaside village known for its art and floating houses. After lunch, enjoy a tour and cider tasting at Merridale Cidery and Distillery. The last stop is Duncan, known as the City of Totems. Choose whether to go on a walking tour with a guide to learn about First Nation totems, or explore on your own. Finally, return to the ferry for the journey home.

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What people are saying about Southern Gulf Islands

We started a sightseeing flight on 17.5.22 at noon. The entire staff was very friendly and helpful. We saw the adjacent islands from above, quite nice proportions. From Nanaimo we saw the water side. Too bad we couldn't see our holiday accommodation (Hammond Bay Road) but this is around the bend which we unfortunately didn't fly over. Maybe you're not allowed to fly over the city? Unfortunately, the time passed far too quickly, but it was a really great experience. Ute and Frank from Germany wish the whole team all the best

Got upgraded free of charge as original tour was fully booked after booking online Great experience having two different types of planes Very well looked after

Brilliant experience got to go in both the otter and beaver planes got to ride shotgun upfront with pilot great views and company

Very slick check in, great aircon! Super friendly and very professional Captain. Fab flight, great views. Exhilarating!

Such a great experience would 100% recommend this to everyone