With packages designed to take guests to luxury locales, into seats for memorable sporting events and into the company of inspiring artwork, the auction lineup had something for everyone in 2018. See the auction below, and be sure to check back closer to the event as we update the opportunities for 2019.
Experience the luxury and dreamlike perfection of the tropical trip of a lifetime. Enjoy one night at the InterContinental Tahiti Resort, two nights at the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort and four nights on a private island at the Marlon Brando Resort. Perfection.
Fins, Fish, Fun
Seven incredible nights at the stunning Turneffe Island Resort on a private island in Belize. Spend the days fishing on the flats or exploring Belize’s underwater Caribbean treasures including the world-famous Great Blue Hole.
Courtesy of Turneffe Island Resort.
Experience the Swiss Alps from this magnificent private chalet in Verbier, Switzerland. Ski the astonishing slopes of this world-famous back country skiing destination and come “home” to the all the amenities, including a hot tub on the balcony. Chalet sleeps up to 15 people and can be yours for five glorious nights. Exact dates to be determined with owner.
Courtesy of Carys and Hugh Quennec.
A Night with Umberto
Savour this once-in-a-lifetime intimate dinner for eight to ten, prepared by renowned chef, author and restaurateur Umberto Menghi. This priceless culinary experience will be paired with wines from the curated cellar of Terry and Carol Johnston and hosted at their stunning property.
Courtesy of Umberto Menghi, and Terry and Carol Johnston.
Ski the alpine powder of Revelstoke Mountain Resort then rest easy at the Mustang Bed & Breakfast. Trip includes three-nights accommodation and three days of skiing for two people.
Courtesy of Mustang Bed & Breakfast.
Drop A Line, Wine and Dine
Fish the pristine, abundant waters off of Haida Gwaii and spend glorious evenings enjoying gourmet food paired with fine wines. Langara Fishing Lodge sets the standard for remote lodge dining and the salmon are biting right outside the door.
Courtesy of Langara Fishing Lodge.
A week of California desert dreams awaits at Mariott’s Shadow Ridge or Desert Spring in Palm Desert. Choose your week to bask in the luxury of a one-bedroom condo unit between September and December 2018 or in May 2019. Exact hotel and dates to be determined with successful bidder.
Courtesy of Marriott Vacaction Club.
Far Away Fogo
The closest traffic light is a ferry ride and hour’s drive away and icebergs move past the windows. Fogo Island Inn, at one of the four corners of the world, welcomes you with authentic hospitality and a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Courtesy of Fogo Island Inn.
Hang 10 on Nature’s Edge
Experience rustic elegance on nature’s edge with this luxurious one-night storm-watching season stay at the legendary Wickaninnish Inn on Chesterman Beach. Hang 10 with a surf lesson from Pacific Surf Co that includes all the gear you need to tame Tofino’s waves.
Gourmet Picnic, Private Plane
Fly into Princess Louisa Inlet, pristine alpine Phantom Lake and Chatterbox Falls for a gourmet picnic for four. Luxury seaplane journey includes in-flight VVIP service in a Cessna Caravan Amphibian aircraft.
Courtesy of VIH Execujet.
A Victoria VIP experience including valet pick up from Victoria location, two nights accommodation in a penthouse at the magnificent Oak Bay Beach Hotel complete with wine and cheese on arrival.
Courtesy of Oak Bay Beach Hotel.
An Audience with a Queen
Spend two luxurious nights, breakfast included, at the storied Fairmont Empress Hotel on Victoria’s Inner Harbour, recognized as one of the top 21 iconic hotels in the world by National Geographic Traveler Magazine.
Courtesy of Fairmont Empress.
Get The Goods
What Would You Do in a Little Canoe?
Hand-crafted from Vancouver Island spruce, this canoe is perfect for Pacific sunset paddles. Package includes two paddles, two PFDs and a three-hour custom canoe orientation from Paddle Canada certified Jason Cole, Power To Be Director of Programs.
Sizzlin’ Surf & Turf
The full meal deal – including the barbeque. Bid on this Napoleon Rogue 525 natural gas barbeque, food and wine package that includes 8 strip loin steaks, 8 live Atlantic lobster, six bottles of wine and a gift card for all the foodie trimmings.
Time to Get Personal
Maximize your personal fitness goals with a full month of personal training, health and wellness consultation, nutrition consultations in a luxurious club setting. What IF you could?
Courtesy of Innovative Fitness.
Take it to the Streets
The Specialized Roll bicycle is built for the comfortable long haul. With wide, grippy Nimbus tires, and The Cup saddle, this bike is about the ride. Paired with a Nutcase helmet and now, you are ready to roll.
Courtesy of Oak Bay Bikes Westshore.
Step Through and Take it to the Streets
The Specialized Roll bicycle is built for the comfortable long haul. With wide, grippy Nimbus tires, and The Cup saddle, this bike is about the ride. With its step-through construction and paired with a Nutcase helmet, you are ready to roll.
Courtesy of Oak Bay Bikes Westshore.
Get In On The Action
Canucks in Suite Style
Treat some of your best pals to a luxury hockey experience for a Canucks home game. Enjoy a pre-game visit to the Coast Restaurant and enjoy a regular season game in an executive suite at Rogers Arena. Package includes Coast dinner certificate, 14 game tickets, 2 arena parking passes, pre-ordered food and beverages in the suite.
JT’s Gonna “Say Something”
Justin Timberlake takes the stage Nov. 8 at Rogers arena and you could be there with three of your friends. Package includes dinner and Connector service between Victoria and Vancouver.
Courtesy of Rogers Arena & Aquilini Group.
Join the 12s
Join the ranks of the legendary Seahawks’ 12th man on Aug. 9, 2018. You and three of your friends can add your voices to the stadium roar from these club level seats as the Seahawks kick off against Colts.
Courtesy of Tim Quocksister.
Over the Fence and Nothin’ But Net
Love the Cubs or the Tigers? Always wanted to see the Knicks or the Bulls? Here’s your chance. Two tickets to any regular season MLB game and two tickets to any regular season NBA game in one perfect package.
Courtesy of SendToNews.
Jet to the Juniors
Helijet your way to see some IIHF World Junior Championship 2019 action. Package includes flights for two, overnight accommodation at a Fairmont Hotel and tickets to one game of the World Juniors Hockey Championship tournament. Your choice: depart from Vancouver to stay in Victoria or vice versa.
Courtesy of Helijet.
Canucks and Canadiens
The game doesn’t get any more Canadian than this match-up between Vancouver and Montreal on Saturday, November 17, 2018. Wear signed jerseys from Willie Mitchell and Carey Price, enjoy dinner at the Cactus Club prior to the game and take home a Rob Feenie cookbook.
Courtesy of Assante Wealth Management.
Get the Art
Great Blue Heron
Original print 21”x14” from world-renowned artist and conservation advocate Robert Bateman.
Courtesy of Robert Bateman.
Stretched Giclee print on Daguerre canvas photographed by Birgit Freybe Bateman at Ankgor Wat Cambodia.
Courtesy of Birgit Freybe Bateman.
That Lonely Feeling
Bring the elusive and emotional voice of Victoria painter Jonathan Gleed home with this original 18” x 24” framed painting.
Courtesy of Jonathan Gleed.
Three hand-blown pieces come together to form this one-of-a-kind dark mauve and crystal vessel by Victoria-based glass artist Bruce Gerus.
Courtesy of Bruce Gerus.
The majesty of Thunderbird rendered in gold by K’odi Neslon of Alert Bay. K’odi is a renowned traditional dancer, artist and driving force in the preservation of Kwakwaka’wakw culture; he is also the owner/operator of Sea Wolf Adventures.
Courtesy of Sea Wolf Adventures.