Golf Tour of the Rocky Mountains

CANADA

15 days/ 6 courses

22nd July - 5th August, 2018

Hosted by Ian Greenwood

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Tour Details

 

  • 14 nights luxury accommodation including 2 nights at St Regis Vancouver, 4 nights at Crystal Lodge Suites Whistler, 1 night Ramada Kamloops, 3 nights at Fairmont Jasper Park and 4 nights The Fox Suites Banff.
  • 6 games of top quality golf:  Chateau Whistler, Nicklaus North, Tobiano, Jasper Park, Banff Springs and Stewart Creek Golf Courses. Option to also play Furry Creek Vancouver, Whistler GC and Big Sky GC
  • Golf Carts
  • Starts in Vancouver, finishes in Banff
  • Fully hosted, small group tour
  • Sightseeing opportunities
  • Tour shirt
  • Final dinner
Please Note: This is a self-drive trip. There is an option to have a bus and driver, but this will depend on the numbers and compostion of the group. Cost of car hire and bus are not included in the package price.
 
Non golfering partners are welcome to join this tour.



 Trip Overview

 


The tour begins in Vancouver where there is time to explore the city and Stanley Park. 

The next day you head to the adventure capital of British Columbia, Whistler. On the way you can visit the famous Capilano Suspension Bridge and there is the option to play scenic Furry Creek Golf Club. Four nights are spent in the heart of Whistler where you play two games of golf: Chateau Whistler, one of the best mountain courses in the world, and the picturesque Nicklaus North Golf Course. There is plenty of sightseeing too: the gondola up Blackcomb Mountain with lunch at the top, is a must. And the zip lining is highly recommended. There is the option for the keen golfers to also play Whistler Golf Course designed by Arnold Palmer and Big Sky Golf Course, which has amazing mountain backdrops.

 

Day 7 is moving day with a scenic 4 hour morning drive to Tobiano Golf Course just outside of Kamloops. Tobiano is an extremely dramatic and visually stunning course. After golf you check into nearby Kamloops for one night.

 

Then it's onto Jasper, stopping for lunch and bear spotting on the Blue River Bear Cruise. Three nights are enjoyed at Jasper Park Lodge, playing golf at Jasper Park Lodge Golf Course. Sightseeing suggestions include a cruise to Spirit Island and a walk along the stunning Maligne Canyon and Falls. An extra 9 holes in the  evening when the wildlife is out, is also recommended. 

 

On Day 11 you rise early for the drive down one of the famous roads in the world, "The Icefields Parkway", stopping along the way to visit the Athabasca Falls. It is recomended you stop at the Athabasca Glacier where you board one of the enormous all terrain Ice Explorers and head up on the glacier. Other stops on the way include the picturesque Lake Louise, and the Moraine Lake.
Finally you arrive at beautiful Banff for a 4 night stay. Whilst in Banff you will play 2 games of golf: at Stewart Creek Golf Course and the famous Banff Springs Golf Course. There are plenty of sightseeing and adventure actiivities around Banff, a hike through Johnson Canyon and white water rafting on the Kananaskis River are highly recommended. 

 A closing dinner at Banff Springs clubhouse is the perfect finish to a wonderful trip!

 

 

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 Package Price

 

 $4,915 CAD per golfer, twin share (based on self drive option)

Package includes 14 nights accommodation, 6 rounds of golf, golf carts, tour shirt and final dinner.

Package does not include car hire or land transfers, sightseeing, meals, optional golf and flights.

 

To secure your place a deposit of $1,250 AUD is required.

 

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Post Tour Options

 

When in Canada why not add on another world class experience?

 

The Rocky Mountaineer Train: The timing of the trip has been designed so you can board the Rocky Mounatineer Train on the 5th August from Banff Railway station and travel to Vancouver, with an overnight stop in Kamloops.

Rocky Mountaineer Gold Leaf Service
The custom-designed, bi-level, glass-domed Gold Leaf coach puts you right in the middle of the awe-inspiring scenery of the Canadian Rockies. Take in the dazzling vistas upstairs, and enjoy delicious meals downstairs. Gold Leaf Service is quite simply, as good as it gets.

  • Fully domed windows that give you unparalleled panoramic views from your seat in the upper-level of our bi-level dome coach
  • Hot gourmet meals prepared from regional cuisine by our Executive Chefs
  • Complimentary beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) throughout the journey, along with gourmet snacks.

An Inside Passage Cruise: Departs from Vancouver and Seattle and cruises to SE Alaska, or all the way up to Alaska. 

Alaskan Cruises: Cruise to Alaska on one of the many Cruise ships departing Seattle and Vancouver. These cruises take you to the regions grandest glaciers including Glacier Bay, Tracy Arm and Hubbard Glacier, Alaskan ports such as Juneau and Sitka, and gives you the opportunity to see the iconic wildlife in their natural habitat.

 

Uncruise through Alaska: This is small adventure style cruise that departs from Juneau and Sitka, in SE Alaska.

 

The Travelling Golfer can provide our clients with competitive prices for these and other Post Tour activities. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a quote and itinerary suggestions.

 

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Your Travelling Golfer Host

 

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Your Host Ian Greenwood 

A keen golfer and very experienced traveller, Ian is the ideal leader - he combines his great organisational skills with a laid back, easy to approach personality.  This trip is sure to be a wonderful golfing experience. Join Ian for a great golfing getaway.


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