Iconic West Coast Experience

10 Days
Vancouver to San Diego
From (CAD)
$ 10,625
Dates & Pricing

2022 Vancouver > San Diego

Explore the Pacific Coastline

North America’s West Coast is surrounded by vibrant cities that hug the mighty Pacific Ocean.
Begin in Canada’s stunning city of Vancouver, full of lush rainforests and the panoramic skyline of the North Shore Mountains. Experience the Pacific Coast’s fjord-like channels where orcas swim, bears roam and eagles soar above. Be amazed by the dramatic coastline, the fertile hills of the famous wine region of San Francisco and sunny beaches in California.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
501U
Duration:
10 days
Departure City:
Vancouver
Return City:
San Diego

10 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Vancouver, British Columbia

    Welcome to Vancouver, framed by the Pacific Ocean and Coast Mountains. A world of wonder awaits as you step on board and raise your glass to toast the start of your luxurious cruise.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Victoria

    Victoria may be many kilometres from Great Britain, but it has the most British vibe. Between visiting flower gardens and castles and stopping at pubs, one could easily forget about the Pacific Ocean lapping the other side of Vancouver Island. The influence of the First Nations culture is also strong, with totem poles taking a front-and-centre position on the Inner Harbour.

    Freechoice

    Visit the beautiful Butchart Gardens, or join a tour of the local breweries. Alternatively, head out on a whale watching tour.

    Discovery

    If you’re wanting to be active, explore Victoria on a biking tour, or kayak in Victoria's beautiful Inner Harbour. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Seattle, USA

    Seattle, a city on Puget Sound, is surrounded by water, mountains and evergreen forests, and home to thousands of acres of parkland. It is no wonder Seattle is known as the “Emerald City” due to the year-round greenery. Seattle has much to offer, from major sports teams, arts and culture to the thriving metropolitan skyline accented by the iconic Space Needle, a symbol of innovation.

    Freechoice

    Take the opportunity to visit the Boeing Future of Flight Aviation Centre, or set off for the Pike Place Market for a tasting tour. Alternatively, learn the history of Seattle on a guided tour or stand on The Loupe at Seattle’s Space Needle, the world’s first and only revolving glass floor, before being inspired at Chihuly Garden and Glass. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Astoria

    With Victorian-era homes etched into the hills overlooking the Columbia River, this picturesque settlement (the oldest west of the Rockies) is a port city with a Scandinavian flavour. Astoria is home to the Lewis and Clark National Historical park, not only offering an abundance of Wildlife, untouched rainforests and stunning vista but also uncovering the history of America's most famous explorers.

    Freechoice

    Explore Fort Stevens and have a look at a rare 90-year-old underground gun battery that served as a WWII command centre, or step back in time on a tour of some of Astoria's most historical attractions. Take in the views and brews of some Astoria's finest beers and ales, or enjoy a leisurly walk along the Astoria Riverwalk. Alternatively join a zipline tour, soaring over a beautiful natural landscape.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - At Sea

    Today, relax on board. With so many luxurious amenities on board, you will be surprised how quickly time passes.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Eureka

    Eureka is the largest deep-water port between San Francisco and Coos Bay. Eureka once played a major role in the historic west coast lumber trade and is home to hundreds of significant Victorian-era homes, including the nationally recognised, ‘grandest Victorian home in America’, the Carson Mansion. Eureka is nestled between towering mountains and is bordered by the Humboldt Bay, providing access to imposing coastal redwoods. Some of the world's tallest trees are featured in Redwood National & State Parks. 

    Freechoice

    Get an insight into Victorian craftsmanship at the Blue Ox Millworks Historic Park or tour Humboldt Botanical Garden. Alternatively, walk among the treetops on the new Redwood Sky Walk.

    Discovery

    Explore rugged coastline from majestic forest to windswept beach. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - San Francisco

    Sitting between the Pacific Ocean and the Sierra Nevada mountains, laid-back San Francisco is ‘The City by the Bay’ and is home to an eclectic mix of cultures. Steep Hills, iconic cable cars and vibrant Victorian homes are the essence of San Francisco’s spirit, all back lit by the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge. From cultural revolutions of the counterculture movement to the manic gold rush of the 1848, San Francisco has shaped it all. 

    Freechoice

    Visit one of the world’s most notorious prisons, Alcatraz, or choose a wine tour in the Napa Valley, or visit the Walt Disney Family Museum, one of the Bay Area’s most inspirational venues or leave civilization behind and explore the Muir Woods. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - San Francisco

    Continue exploring San Francisco.

    Enrich

    Experience the de Young Museum as it opens exclusively for Scenic Eclipse guests. Enjoy a private lecture hosted by the museum's curator as he explains the special exhibits, before taking the time to explore and appreciate during the private viewing.  

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Santa Barbara

    ‘Welcome to paradise’ is a fitting expression for those visiting the coastal city of Santa Barbara. Called the American Riviera, Santa Barbara is a place where food, art, history, fashion and sunshine mix to create a delightful and refreshing experience. The Santa Ynez Mountains create a stunning backdrop, while the colonial buildings with a Spanish influence give the city a Mediterranean feel. Santa Barbara offers urban wineries for the wine aficionados, an abundance of wildlife at the national parks for the naturalists, and a rich cultural legacy from America's first settlers for the culture enthusiasts. 

    Freechoice

    Taste Santa Barbara’s vibrant craft beer scene while learning the history, or explore the sites of Santa Barbara.

    Discovery

    Enjoy a kayak excursion along the Santa Barbara coastline or join a bike ride stopping at the highlights of Santa Barbara.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - San Diego

    Your cruise ends this morning in San Diego as you farewell your crew. Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight homeward.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Truly all-inclusive cruise features
  • Up to 228 guests on board for a truly intimate experience
  • Spacious all verandah Suites
  • Butler service for every guest
  • Up to ten on board dining experiences, from casual to fine dining
  • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
  • 15 member Specialist Discovery Team
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Engaging lecture and education program on board

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