ALL ABOARD the Rocky Mountaineer!
Let us whisk you away to a world of incomparable beauty and luxury on an iconic Rocky Mountaineer Rail Journey. Get up close and personal with the highest peaks in the Rockies. Discover awe-inspiring scenery showcasing nature’s beauty, with sparkling lakes, snowy mountains, and local wildlife at every turn. Rocky Mountaineer will take you into the very heart of the Rockies and offers unparalleled discoveries easily accessible from onboard this luxury train.
Marvel at the expansive Rockies from every angle. Travelling only during daylight means you won’t miss a moment of Canada’s stunning scenery. Along the way, you’ll have a front-row seat to amazing wildlife including moose, elk, bighorn sheep, bears and soaring eagles. Watch as nature’s wonder unfolds outside panoramic glass-domed windows – giving you the opportunity to truly relax, unwind and enjoy the view.
There are currently four unique routes with more to come in 2019! Departing from Vancouver and Seattle through to the stunning mountain towns of Quesnel, Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper. Each journey weaves its way through a mix of cosmopolitan cities and small towns, contrasting with vast desert landscapes, the protected wilderness of Canada’s National Parks and verdant, fir-lined mountains peaked with snow.
Rainforest to Gold Rush This particular route enjoys some of the most breathtaking and varied rail scenery found anywhere in the world. Explore a journey of stunning mountain lakes and coastal rainforest through to the desert-like conditions of the Fraser Canyon and on into the vast ranch lands of the Cariboo Plateau. Visit the Gold Pan City of Quesnel, journey through the Rocky Mountain Trench, be awestruck by spectacular Mount Robson, and the natural beauty of Jasper National Park.
First Passage to the West Our most popular rail itinerary travelling through the legendary Spiral Tunnels and passing by Craigellachie, the spot where the last spike on the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven. As the only passenger rail service on this historic route, it offers a unique perspective on snow-peaked mountains, wildlife and dramatic lakes and canyons.
Journey Through the Clouds Travel through Canada’s most remote and stunning vistas. Scenic valleys, the Coast Mountains range, Mount Robson – Canada’s highest peak, and Hell’s Gate with its spectacular white-water rapids and dramatic landscape. Follow the Fraser River, home of British Columbia’s largest salmon run, pass by Moose Lake, the Albreda Glacier and the magnificent Pyramid Falls. Keep an eye out for your favourite animals.
Coastal Passage Beginning its journey in Seattle, USA this cross-border route connects with the breathtaking Canadian Rockies via Vancouver. Travelling along the Pacific Ocean’s sparkling coastline before heading inland and combining one or more of the above experiences into your journey.
Offering two levels of service GoldLeaf & SilverLeaf, both with the impeccable service, engaging hosts, delectable food, and all the comforts for which Rocky Mountaineer is known – this is truly a feast for your senses. Gourmet cuisine combines with dramatic scenery and award-winning service, highlighted by prize-winning wines from British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, local Canadian beers, and high-end spirits. Each evening, stay overnight in a destination, with ample time to explore.
Did you know that you can create your own “rail and sail” package? Your very own holiday combination of a luxury Rocky Mountaineer experience packaged with a classic Alaskan cruise. Another “Must See, Must Do” journey that will only continue to impress with scenic glaciers, wildlife, and spectacular ocean views as you cruise along glaciated coastlines and Alaska’s famous Inside Passage.
Now is the perfect time to climb onboard an iconic Rocky Mountaineer rail journey to experience the vast, untouched beauty of the Canadian Rockies. Book your combination “rail and sail” package today and experience this northern wilderness like never before. For iconic journeys that offer romance and history…reminding you that travel is as much about the journey as it is about the destination… an unparalleled experience for every traveller’s must-do list. Rocky Mountaineer is, quite simply, unforgettable.
Book your classic Rocky Mountaineer experience or choose one of the new itineraries on offer today when you call an Accor Vacation Club Travel specialist at AU: 1800 70 80 90 or NZ: 0800 45 19 97