Get the children back to nature amidst some of the most pristine landscapes in the world. A perfect self-drive destination, explore the soaring mountains, wide open spaces and incredible wildlife by hire car or Winnebago, at a pace to suit your family.
Introduce the children to whales, bears and a host of thrilling outdoor pursuits and stay in a range of exciting accommodation from floating lodges to glamping. Spend days in search of grizzly’s, kayaking, zip-lining, before heading to the beach to relax, rock-pool and surf. Canada really is a wonderful destination for families with an adventurous spirit.
Ideas for a Canadian Family Holiday
- Get adventurous in Whistler, from white water rafting to summer bobsleigh tours
- Stay in a floating lodge and search for grizzly bears
- Have an underwater family sleepover at Vancouver Aquarium
- Drive the stunning Sky Scenic Highway in a Ferrari or Lamborghini
- Journey peak to peak on the world record breaking gondola ride in Whistler, crossing rainforests, glaciers and volcanic peaks
- Learn to surf in Canada’s surf capital, Tofino
- Spend days tree climbing, horse riding, whale watching, paddle boarding and rock climbing
Family Holiday Suggestion
Combining the knowledge and personal experience of our Canada travel experts, with a wish list from the families in the office, we have come up with what we believe is the perfect 15-day family adventure to Canada. Wilderness, adventure, wildlife and beach with the chance for a spot of relaxation for mum and dad.
Recommended Family accommodation in Canada
The perfect place to introduce the children to some of Canada's iconic wildlife residents. Grizzly bears roam in high numbers and whales, dolphin and orca frequent the waters. All right on the doorstep to be discovered.
This beautiful coastal tented camp offers a multitude of adrenaline fuelled activities, wildlife galore plus a little bit of luxury for mum and dad too. Take to the skies for a heli-hike, climb trees or go for a spa treatment.
Sleeping up to 12 this is a magical way to experience the stunning scenery and wildlife of the rugged west coast of British Colombia. A true adventure and kids will love the water trampoline and inflatable water slide!
The perfect way to explore all that Canada has to offer with complete flexibility. Hire a car and stay at boutique hotels, ranches and floating lodges or a Winnebago, ensuring a home for the night wherever you may be.
Advice from Our Family Experts
“Many amazing activities await in Canada but these can get booked up in peak season. Don’t hold back and tell us about all your family’s interests and passions and we can ensure no incredible adventures are missed out on - from glacier hikes to jet boating or that first glimpse of a grizzly”
Roxy Dukes | Steppes Travel Family Expert
Family Holidays with Steppes Travel