Operational Update - BC Wildfires

British Columbia is under a state of emergency due to several wildfires in the province. We are monitoring the situation closely as the safety of our guests and team is our top priority.

Rainforest to Gold Rush route
Due to the wildfires in the Cariboo area, the Rainforest to Gold Rush route that travels between Vancouver and Jasper via Quesnel has been affected.

  • August 15 Rainforest to Gold Rush westbound departure from Jasper to Vancouver: schedule will be affected. We will have alternative plans in place for guests on this route that involves travelling by both motorcoach and train.
  • August 19 Rainforest to Gold Rush eastbound departure from Vancouver to Jasper: schedule may be affected. We will have alternative plans in place for guests on this route, if necessary.

The schedules for the trains travelling via Kamloops on First Passage to the West (between Vancouver and Lake Louise/Banff) and Journey through the Clouds (between Vancouver and Jasper) are not affected. Please be aware that visibility of scenery and air quality may be impacted at some points along the journey due to the wildfires.

The wildfire situation in BC is unstable and we continue to monitor it closely to determine if it will affect other departures. If you are within seven days of your travel package start date and are inquiring about your booking, please contact our team via the numbers below. If it is more than seven days from your package start date, please continue to check this page for the latest information.

USA & Canada: 1-877-460-3200
Australia: 1-800-821-531
UK: 0-800-088-5541
All International: 1-604-606-7245

Our team will be available Monday to Friday 6:00am-10:00 pm PST; Saturday and Sunday 8:00am-4:00 pm PST.

BC Fires Appeal
Should you wish to support the wildfire relief efforts, the Canadian Red Cross has made an appeal to assist those affected by the wildfires. Donations can be made online at


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