Travel Advice

If you would like to combine a Western Canada holiday or an Alaska cruise with the 2019 John Main Seminar, Lisa Dimakis of Marlin Travel (Vancouver) will be happy to assist you. Lisa specializes in tailor-made itineraries for Western Canada & North America, she can also offer special hotel rates for Vancouver and Vancouver Island.
Marlin Travel 1-604-681-0117 North America Toll Free 1-866-427-6973 or e-mail

Please visit for travel ideas. Lisa at Marlin Travel (Vancouver) can book and take care of all the arrangements (at no extra cost) for all the links listed below.

Squamish Area

Places to visit in the Squamish Area include the Stawamus Chief Mountain, Sea to Sky Gondola and Shannon Falls Provincial Park. The official site of Tourism Squamish is

Shannon Falls,

Sea to Sky

Stawamus Chief Provincial Park

Vancouver Island

Popular destinations on Vancouver Island include Victoria’s Butchart Gardens and Parliament buildings and Tofino’s surfing beaches and rainforests.

Victoria’s Butchart Gardens

Parliament Buildings, Victoria, BC

Tofino’s Surfing Beaches

Rocky Mountains

A drive or train journey from Vancouver to Calgary, Alberta will take you through Canada’s Rocky Mountains. Calgary has an international airport if you prefer to fly home from there.

Conde Naste Traveller rates the Rocky Mountaineer as “Amoung the top 5 Trains in the World”. Visit or

Snow in the Rocky Mountains

Train Journey through Rockies

Wildlife in
the Rockies

Alaska Cruise Ships and Canadian West Coast Adventures

Seabourn, Holland America, Princess and other cruise lines carry passengers between Vancouver and Alaska.

Based out of Vancouver, Ocean Adventures ( and Maple Leaf Adventures ( can take you to spectacular, remote British Columbia locations such as Haida Gwaii, Great Bear Rainforest, the Broughton Archipelago, Desolations Sound, Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands National Park.

Kenai Fjords Alaska

Alaskan Landscape

Seward Bay Harbor