7 days/6 nights, with 5 days cycling


Start any day EXCEPT THURSDAY, FRIDAY OR MONDAY between April 1 and October 31

We recommend that you start your trip on a Wednesday so that you can enjoy the splendid market in Ganges held every Saturday in Salt Spring Island                      

40 km (25 miles) daily average

The terrain is hilly and there are moderate and more challenging hills every day


Classic Accommodation:   CAD$1950    

     
B&B Accommodation:   CAD$1890     

     
Luxe Accommodation:   CAD$2570
                                 Single suppl. Classic: CAD$445     

Single suppl. B&B: CAD$450   

Single suppl. Luxe: CAD$560     

            
* Price before tax. Canada applies a 12% HST.


  • 6 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and one dinners
  • Use of a top quality 21-speed hybrid bike complete with handlebar bag, pump, and all the necessary accessories for changing flats. We recommend that you bring your own helmet for safety and hygiene reasons
  • Detailed route instructions and map
  • Luggage transfers (We enlist your help getting the luggage onto and off the ferry)
  • Area Manager available throughout the tour
  • Ferry fare not included

The tour starts in Victoria at the southern tip of Vancouver Island.

Victoria, the beautiful capital city of British Columbia, is easily accessible by ferry from Vancouver, and Seattle, Washington. Please visit www.bcferries.com for Schedules and Fares.

Major airlines fly from Vancouver and Seattle to Victoria International Airport, located north of Victoria. Airport shuttle buses are available. The ride downtown takes 30 minutes.

For Americans, you may choose to fly into Seattle and take the high speed catamaran from the harbour in downtown Seattle to Victoria harbour, in the centre of the city.

Randonnée Tours

Canada

Gulf Islands Cycling 7 Days

Get away from it all! Journey to a place where lush forests meet the deep blue sea. Experience the charm of Victoria, then sail away to the beauty and tranquility of the Gulf Islands. Pedal along quiet roads, past orchards and farms, to unspoilt coves. Browse in artists' galleries and studios, offering everything from baskets to pottery to stained glass. Fill your days with experiences you'll treasure forever.

 
Rosewood Inn

Magnolia Hotel ,
Victoria
This boutique European style hotel has a superb location, just steps from the inner harbour. The rooms are luxuriously appointed and the service is outstanding. Rated by Conde Naste as one of the top luxury hotels in Canada.

Anchor Point Inn

Harbour House Inn,

Salt Spring Island
This 3-star hotel is modest, yet comfortable and has a great location close to town;
they have a new organic garden and restaurant, but the luxe choice, Hastings House, is definitely worthwile if you want to splurge.

Oceanwood Inn

Galiano Inn,
Galiano Island
This luxurious oceanfront resort and spa features large guest rooms, each with a breath-taking view, wood burning fireplaces, and a casually elegant décor. The restaurant has been receiving rave reviews for its inspired West Coast cuisine.


Ryan’s Bed and Breakfast

Albion Manor,
Victoria
This elegant 1892 Heritage Home is just a 5 minute walk from Victoria's major attractions.  There are large, comfortable bedrooms with fine linens, down duvets, private entrances, balconies, and patios.

Seraphim

Anchor Point,
Salt Spring Island
Saltspring Island is filled with B&Bs and this is one of our favourites. Located 1.8km outside of Ganges, the rooms are charming, there is a hot tub on the deck, and it boasts superb breakfasts.
Other B&B's we use include Wisteria, Salt Spring Inn, and Monivea B&B

Oceanwood Inn

Bellhouse Inn,
Galiano Island
Watch eagles, killer whales, seals and otters from the balcony, or stroll the sandy beach. All guest rooms have ocean views, with early morning tea or coffee brought to your room before breakfast.

 

Hastings House Country House Hotel,
Saltspring Island
A boutique luxury waterfront lodge, spa and restaurant on 22 acres close to the village of Ganges.  It is a magnificent 11th century Sussex-style Manor House overlooking peaceful Ganges harbour.  18 unique guest rooms and suites, each with its own décor and history are situated in seven lovingly maintained buildings around the estate. Member of Small Luxury Hotels; Relais & Chateaux.

"Randonnée offered what we wanted, where we wanted, when we wanted; the tour was excellent."

- R & D Foster


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