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Fly-In Mini-Moon Locations For Outdoor NewlyWeds In BC

If an exotic long-haul honeymoon doesn’t line up with your budget or schedule, try taking a mini-moon for a few days or even just a weekend. Mini-moons are growing in popularity with outdoor couples as a quick way to plan a special getaway that doesn’t eat up all your vacation days. Here’s 5 magical places in BC that we could fly you to right now.

Our favourite charter locations for special occasions

The flight costs in this post are estimates based on our charter service. To get an exact cost for flying to a specific floatplane dock or airport please call and speak with one of our pilots on + 1 604 898 1975.

*Prices May be subject to change in the future.

Charter a flight to Tofino & Ucuelet

Tofino & Ucuelet (or Ukee to locals) are two small, coastal towns located on the far west coast of Vancouver Island. Tofino is known for its beaches and rainforest and Ucuelet for its rugged coast line and the Wild Pacific Trail.

Out favourite place to go to plan any Tofino or Ucuelet trip is mytofino.com

Flight time to Tofino or Ucuelet: 1 hour 15 minutes

Price: $989 per couple, in your own a private aircraft

Upscale Accommodation: Wikaninnish Inn, Tofino or Black Rock Resort, Ucuelet

Beach Cabins: Chesterman Beach, Tofino or Ucuelet Cabins, Ucuelet

Camping: MacKenzie Beach Resort, Tofino or Muscle Beach Campground, Uculet

Okanagan Valley

The Okanagan is BC’s wine country. Mission Hill, Quails Gate, and Tantalus Vineyards are all in Kelowna with breath-taking views over looking shores of Okanagan Lake. All of the wineries are close together, so we recommend renting bicycles when you arrive – it feels just like you’re in the south of France.

Flight time to the Okanagan Valley: 1 hour 30 minutes

Price: $2025 per couple, in your own a private aircraft

Winery Accommodation: Therapy Vineyards

Bed & Breakfast: Lakeview B&B

Thormanby Island

Thormanby Island is in the Straight of Georgia (also known as the Salish Sea) just off the Sunshine Coast north of Gibsons. There are no hotels or resorts on Thormanby Island, adding to its rustic charm, but there are beach houses, cabins, and camping available – water taxis are the best way to get around between coves, islands, and beaches once on Thomanby Island.

Flight time to Thomany Island: 35 minutes

Price: $810 per couple, in your own a private aircraft

Upscale Accommodation: Rockwater Secret Cover Resort – across the water near Smuggler’s Cove on the Sunshine Coast.

Cabins: Secret Cove Treehouse

Camping: Buccaneer Bay Provincial Park

Desolation Sound

In 1973 the British Columbia government designated Desolation Sound a Provincial Marine Park. The area’s deep waters make it a perfect location for exploring by boat, and Desolation Sound’s many inlets, islets, coves and bays provide sheltered shores for a thousands of special of Pacific wildlife.

Flight time: 50 minutes

Price: $1050 per couple, in your own a private aircraft

Upscale Accommodation & Activity Packages: Cabana Desolation Eco-Resort

Beach Cabins: Desolation Sound Wilderness Resort

Camping: Desolation Sound Provincial Park

Heriot Bay on Quandra Island

Heriot Bay is on the east side of Quadra Island, near Rebecca Spit Marine Provincial Park. Quadra Island is just of the east coast of northern Vancouver Island. While the west coast has views of the Pacific Ocean, the east has dramatic views of the mainland coastal mountains.

Flight time to Heriot Bay on Quadra Island: 50 minutes

Price: $1050 per couple, in your own a private aircraft

Upscale Accommodation: Tsa-Kwa-Luten Lodge 

Cabins: Buttercup Beach House

Camping: Heriot Bay Inn & Campground

Christine Cook said “Marriage is getting to have a sleep over with your best friend, every night of the week”. We’d like to expand that to read “Marriage is getting to go on adventure with your best friend, every day of the week”.

If you’d like to book a mini-moon adventure with your best friend, give us a call on + 1 604 898 1975.

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