Sonora Resort & Clayoquot Wilderness Resort: BC Luxury Lodge Hopping

Sonora Resort & Clayoquot Wilderness Resort: BC Luxury Lodge Hopping

8 Days/7 Nights Roundtrip Vancouver

Price from$14,094

Luxury lodge hopping! Stay at the exclusive Sonora Resort. 5 Star accommodation, an extraordinary level of attention and service, and breathtaking outdoor adventure without compromise. Sonora is an absolute jewel amid the wild beauty and pristine waters of B.C.'s West Coast. All this and more awaits you at this one of a kind Resort, the ultimate all-inclusive Super Natural paradise whether you're into sport fishing or just taking in the best of British Columbia.
Whether you want action-packed adventure or a decadent luxury BC spa and wellness getaway, you'll find it at Sonora Resort. Fish world famous salmon-filled waters with expert guides. Explore remote glaciers by helicopter. Brave ocean rapids in comfort and safety for close-up views of grizzly bears, orcas, sea lions and dolphins. Luxury and privacy are the hallmarks of the superb accommodations. Each of the uniquely themed lodges offers spacious rooms with incredibly comfortable queen or king sized beds, top quality linens and cosy goosedown duvets. Tasteful furnishings, sumptuous private baths, modern amenities, and spectacular ocean views complete the picture. Sonora's eight different lodge accommodation layouts, featuring a total of 117 beds, offer a convenient selection for groups large and small, including a variety of attractive fire places, and blissful hot tubs to soak your cares away.
Each lodge also has a common area where guests can socialise. From the tranquility wall, a waterfall flowing down a natural rock surface, to the view from the spa lounge overlooking the ocean, the luxurious Spa & Wellness Centre calms and rejuvenates. With worldclass services designed to soothe and pamper you from head to toe, this spa experience will relax and rejuvenate both your body and spirit. Spoil yourself with a massage, body wrap and facial, or a soothing soak in hot mineral pools overlooking the Pacific Ocean - the perfect way to relax. Enjoy the yoga and pilates studio, gym, massage rooms, all weather tennis courts, outdoor pool and more.
Experience the state of the art therapeutic new Hydrotherapy tub with 252 programmable jets, proven to ease back pain, improve mobility and relax stressed muscles.
Then visit Clayoquot Wilderness Resort on Bedwell River. The 28 ultra-luxurious sleeping, dining, lounge and massage tents. This is true glamping! The Wilderness Outpost at Bedwell River promises a delicious irony of indulgent luxury and remote, untamed wilderness. An enclave of 16 great white canvas guest and suite tents, plus dining tents, spa tents, and lounge tents offers visitors a taste of how the fortunate spent their summers 'roughing it' some one hundred years ago.
Outpost guest tents, like the lounge and spa tents, are roomy, great white canvas prospector-style quarters built on discreetly-situated raised wooden platforms, connected by cedar boardwalks. All, under canopy of the rainforest and along the water's edge.
All guest tents offer a choice of one queen or two single Adirondack-style beds with luxuriant down duvets. Remote-controlled propane wood-stoves, antique dressers and tea tables, opulent rugs, oil lamps, heirloom china and silver accessories, and an abundance of candles, complete the offering. Five-star food and beverage service, world-class amenities, sumptuous interiors, and super natural adventure, leave nothing wanting, no detail undone.
Thousands of pristine acres, hundreds of miles of abandoned roads, old-growth forest trails, volcanic beachscapes, alpine valleys, lush fern gardens, and intertidal waterways attract all manner of untamed marine wildlife. Bears, eagles, whales, seals, sea lions, puffins, porpoises and several endangered species of birds call the sound their home.

Day 1. Vancouver > Sonora Resort Your luxury lodge hopping starts with a helicopter or floatplane to Sonora Resort on beautiful Sonora Island. The island is an absolute jewel amidst the wild beauty and pristine waters of British Columbia's West Coast. After your arrival, get settled and explore the resort before you enjoy a delicious Pacific Northwestern gourmet dinner.

Days 2 & 3: Sonora Resort Sonora Resort is not only a Relais & Chateaux luxury resort, with it stunning setting amongst towering trees, postcard views and the background music of waves lapping the shoreline, it also allows you to reconnect with nature. Take a guided eco boat tour, see grizzly bears, kayak, go rafting, hike the coastal rainforest or try heli-hiking. Fishing is one of the key experiences at the reosrt with heli-fly-fishing, river fly-fishing and salmon fishing available. You'll experience five star accommodations, an extraordinary level of attention and service, and breathtaking outdoor adventures. At the end of the day why not have your catch prepared the way you like it?

Day 4: Sonora Resort > Clayoquot Wilderness Resort Your stay at Sonora Resort ends when you depart on your privately chartered floatplane for your scenic 30 minute flight over Vancouver Island to Clayoquot Wilderness Resort on Bedwell River. The 28 ultra-luxurious sleeping, dining, lounge and massage tents, appointed with all the luxurious amenities you can wish for, await for an extraordinary wilderness experience. In the evening, after you have moved in and explored the resort, your hosts sit with you to design your personal adventure for the next day. This means no 'signing up' for particular activities in advance, you can decide what you would like to do each day.

Days 5-7: Clayoquot Wilderness Resort Your outdoor adventue continues! Let yourself be swept away by ancient forests with 1,000 year old cedars, miles of walking and riding trails, pristine lakes, a majestic coastline, a breathtaking river estuary and abundant wildlife including whales and black bears. As the resort specialises in remote wilderness experiences, you may choose to be taken to a secluded beach to earn to surf, have a First Nations guide take you on a day-long hike, kayak rushing rivers or private inlets. The resort's signature experience is horsemanship with horses avaialble for beginner to expert riders.

Day 8: Clayoquot Wilderness Resort > Vancouver It's time to say goodbye to British Columbia's coastal wilderness and take the floatplane or helicopter back to Vancouver.

Sonora Resort offer the following Optional Outdoor Adventure Activities:

• Guided Grizzly Tours (15 Aug - 15 Oct) Includes 30 minute return Eco tour boat transportation and viewing from three Grizzly Stations (5 hours) - AU$646

• Guided Zodiac Nature Tour (12 May - 16 Oct) Guided tour viewing wildlife, marine and world famous waterways (1 hour)- AU$111

• Phillips River Ecological and Cultural Tour(5 hours)(12 May - 16 Oct) - AU$523

• Guided Salmon Fishing (12 May - 16 Oct) In 22 - 25' Cruiser Boats including all fishing equipment (4 hours) - AU$835 (Per boat 1 to 3 people)

Prices are per person (except for fishing which is per boat)

  • Transfer by helicopter or floatplane from Vancouver to Sonora Resort
  • 3 nights' accommodation at Sonora Resort
  • Gourmet meals and snacks
  • Complimentary wireless internet
  • Complimentary phone calls anywhere in the world
  • All beverages (liquor, house wine, domestic beer, soft drinks, juices & water)
  • Use of all amenities at the resort - including outdoor heated pool, hot tubs, steam rooms, sauna, fitness room, tennis court, games room with billiards, shuffle board, foosball, virtual golf course, state of the art movie theatre
  • Floatplane transfer Sonora Resort to Clayoquot Wilderness Resort
  • 4 nights in deluxe tent accommodation at Clayoquot Wilderness Resort
  • Evening turn down service and room amenities
  • All gourmet meals and snacks
  • All beverages - house bar, wine & beer
    Guided and unguided activities include:
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Wildlife Viewing(whales, sea otters, eagles, bears)
  • Hot Springs Cove Tour
  • Walk the Wild Side Tour
  • Skeet shooting
  • Archery
  • Rock Climbing
  • Marine Activities
  • Half Day of Salt or Freshwater fishing
  • Transfer by floatplane from Clayoquot Wilderness Resort to Vancouver

Pricing (per person) $AUD

Type TWIN SINGLE EXTRAS

2016

19 May - 26 May

2 Jun - 30 Jun

7 Jul - 25 Aug

1 Sep - 22 Sep

-

$14,094

$14,958

$15,354

$14,823

-

$18,146

$28,285

$28,986

$19,515

Child

$7,425

$8,052

$8,474

$8,215

Departs

2016 May 19, 26
Jun 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Jul 7, 14, 21, 28
Aug 4, 11, 18, 25
Sep 1, 8, 15, 22

Transfers included by floatplane or helicopter directly to Sonora Resort - 60 minutes each way. Departs from Vancouver at 3pm.
Grizzly Bear prime time viewing is Sep/Oct. Salmon Fishing prime time is in July.

Booking conditions

Extra price is for Children 10 years and under

Deposit requirement 50% upon booking

Please refer to World Journeys terms & conditions.

Gratuity

Suggested gratuities of CAD$45 per day per guest for Sonora Resort staff, and CAD$40 per guest for fishing guides is not included.

Clayoquot gratuities at your discretion.