Family Holidays to Canada

Canada is a playground for all ages and a perfect option for an adventure-filled family holiday. The wildlife is abundant with humpback whales, orcas and bears dotting the coastline and waters beneath – take a boat ride from Vancouver Island to spot these epic creatures. Get back to nature with hiking trails, canoeing and ziplining in the Rockies and try your hand at horse-riding whilst staying on a ranch – yeehaw! Get more of an idea of how we like to do things before you embark on your family adventure to Canada with Rickshaw.

Family rowing a canoe in Wells Gray National Park, Canada

Flexible trips packed with adventure

We offer a range of bite-sized trips in Canada allowing you to build your own itinerary.  Our trips are suitable for children aged 8+ and for those even younger we can find suitable alternatives.  A trip is typically 3-4 days including accommodation, transport and an activity.  Browse our trips, add your favourite to your Travel Plan and send it over to us – our team will sort out the rest.

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Family bike riding in Sun Peaks

Our ready-made family friendly itineraries

For those short on time or who don’t know where to start (it’s a big place after all!) we offer ready-made family-friendly itineraries where we’ve taken our top trips and pieced them together into routing we know works well. You can adjust these itineraries to suit your family’s needs – if you’d like to add or take away a few nights here and there, switch the routing or turn up/turn down the adventure level that’s no problem – just let us know.

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  • Pool and deck chairs at tipi accommodation
  • Inside the bedrooms of Cariboo Accommodation
  • Outside a yurt tent, park
  • Looking out at the view from inside a tent

Family friendly accommodation in Canada

Canada with the family in tow doesn’t need to be stressful, we’ll work to your budget and family needs. With all our Canada accommodation options, our aim is to give your family a taste of real Canadian hospitality. We offer four styles of accommodation, so there are plenty of opportunities to save budget in some areas and splash out in others. You can rely on the expertise of our specialists to answer your questions on travelling with children in Canada.

Women standing by car in Canadian mountains

Getting around in Canada

The beauty of a Rickshaw trip is the ease of travelling independently. In Canada, we offer self-drive holidays as this is the best and easiest way to experience this vast country. You can load up the car and head out on the open road with your family in tow. Part of the experience of travelling through Canada is the journey from place to place with sweeping mountain views and stunning coastlines along the way!

Family rowing a canoe in Wells Gray National Park, Canada

Peace of mind with our local partners

We work closely with our local partners in Canada who will be on hand 24/7 during your family holiday should you need it. They know their beautiful country inside out and work tirelessly to ensure every visitor has an amazing experience, so rest assured you’ll be in good hands!

Family holding hands and smiling in a national park

West Canada with the Family

Duration17 days / 16 nights (flexible)

LocationVancouver - Whistler - Thompson River - Sun Peaks - Wells Gray/Clearwater - Jasper - Banff/Canmore - Calgary

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Family on a bike ride

Bikes, Boats & Bears

Duration17 days / 16 nights

LocationVancouver-Victoria-Tofino-Quadra Island-Sunshine Coast-Whistler-Vancouver

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White tent amongst trees

Venture into the Wilderness

Duration16 days / 15 nights

LocationVancouver-Whistler-Thompson River-Sun Peaks-Kananaskis-Banff/Canmore-Calgary

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Canada-Banff-National-Park-Families-Scenery

Best of British Columbia

Duration14 days / 13 nights

LocationVancouver - Whistler - Lund/Sunshine Coast - Ucluelet/Tofino - Victoria - Vancouver

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