We feature a variety of day touring and sightseeing options in each location across Canada & Alaska you would like to visit from local attractions and day tours to hiking, ziplining, cycling,skiing, dog sledding, river rafting,dinnercruising and wildlife viewing experiences. This includes opportunities across all four Canadian seasons. Our most searched and selected day touring and sightseeing options are listed below. You can also refine your search by using the sub region list for more detailed information on each of our preferred sightseeing options in each destination we have on offer. Once you have found the experiences that are just for you, contact one of our destination experts to provide a customised quotation just for you.
Mitai Maori Village will give you an authentic introduction to Maori culture leaving you amazed and in awe. The Mitai family is proud to have created a sacred and spiritual place that offers you an authentic indigenous cultural experience like no other. The evening is guaranteed to leave you enthralled by the fascinating Maori Culture.
Upon arrival at our Mitai Maori Village, you will learn the basic guidelines of entering such a sacred place. Enter the world of Mitai and be enthralled by the natural bush setting, and learn of the past times and history of this significant area which once was occupied and flourished in villages.
See warriors in traditional dress paddle an ancient warrior canoe (waka) down the Wai-o-whiro stream, and don’t miss your only opportunity in the Rotorua area to see glow worms in their natural habitat. Marvel at the crystal clear water full of eels and trout flowing directly from the earth at the sacred “Fairy Spring”.
Be captivated by songs, dances and games in a rich powerful entertaining cultural concert, complete with the spine-tingling “Haka” Maori war dance. View the uplifting of the hangi from the earth cooked oven (Hangi Pit) in the ground and learn the preparation and contents of the traditional hangi. Learn the art of Ta Moko (tattoo), Maori customs, Musical instrument, Poi dance (Ball on the end of a string), Carving, Flora and fauna and the medicinal uses and learn of our glow worm and the sacred freshwater spring.
Dine on the authentic hangi feast which includes a hot selection of succulent New Zealand meats and poultry, delicious vegetables and fresh salads, topped off with tempting dessert buffet style.
Walk in the footsteps of pre-historic giants at Dinosaur Provincial Park UNESCO World Heritage Site. On this full-day tour from Calgary, you will discover one of the worlds richest deposits of dinosaur fossils. Be amazed by the stunning landscape, roam among the otherworldly sandstone hoodoos and explore the fossil exhibit to see the dinosaurs that roamed the land 75 million years ago, right here in the heart of The Canadian Badlands.
Your admission to the fossil exhibit and guided tour of The Badlands Trail is included. Tours depart from The Calgary Tower every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 17 to August 31, 2019.
The YYJ Airport Shuttle is your direct link between Victoria International Airport and Downtown Victoria. Offering regularly scheduled departures all day long, and serving all major hotels, YYJ Airport Shuttle provides the ultimate transportation solution to and from Victoria’s International Airport.
With professionally trained drivers operating spacious and comfortable vehicles, there is ample room for groups, families, luggage and other travel necessities. YYJ Airport Shuttle offers regularly scheduled departures from Victoria International Airport to Downtown Victoria, every 30-45 minutes all day long.Read more
Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre (NMC), opened on July 1, Canada Day, 2016. More than a museum, this 160,000 square-foot international hub for music in Canada features five floors of exhibitions, three Canadian music halls of fame, and multiple performance spaces where visitors can see live music and special events.Read more
Newfoundland’s award-winning boat tour – voted best boat tour by Newfoundlanders. Join the two-hour adventure creating memories that will last a lifetime. Cruise to the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve, home to half a million Atlantic puffins and millions of other seabirds. Watch the largest population of humpback whales frolic right before your eyes. Feel the chill as you sail past towering 10,000-year-old icebergs. The guides have been offering professional tours to visitors and locals alike for over 30 years. Ride in comfort on the new custom-built, stable vessel featuring a fully-enclosed heated cabin with panoramic viewing. Daily tours May–September. Group rates, private charters and customized packages are available. Features: shuttle service, Sailor’s Galley Restaurant and gift shop.Read more
The Gatherall family and staff have been welcoming visitors on this exciting and educational puffin and whale watch cruise for over 30 years. The team loves to share the natural and cultural heritage of the area with guests. Each summer, year after year, numerous species of whales, along with puffins and a multitude of other seabird species, return to the rich waters of the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve. Occasionally, incredible icebergs arrive just in time to enchant and astound guests.
While the staff, services and equipment have grown from humble beginnings, they strive to remain true to their roots – providing a real experience for all guests.
At Little Big Bear Safari, you will experience a unique way of viewing the black bear of America in its natural habitat in the deep forest of New Brunswick. You will learn from Richard, ‘the Bear Man’, about the life of this magnificent creature, the way they communicate, what they eat and more. Birds, squirrels and sometimes ducks will entertain you as well. The scenery and the sound of water on rapids are breathtaking! Little Big Bear Safari is not a zoo. The bears are free to come and go as they please.Read more
Step back in time and make a little history of your own! Nestled on the banks of the majestic St. John River, on a 300-acre village, Kings Landing has brought New Brunswick’s loyalist history to life for millions of guests. You will have the opportunity to discover and explore rural New Brunswick’s culture and heritage. Your experience is limited only by your imagination!Read more
Enjoy the best views of Québec City, a UNESCO world heritage treasure. The “City Tour” aboard an ultramodern helicopter features a flyover of the famous Québec Bridge, the longest cantilever bridge in the world. Then continue your flight along the St. Lawrence River and the Québec escarpment. Admire National Battlefields Park – better known as the Plains of Abraham – from up high. Next is a bird’s-eye panorama of Québec City’s fortifications, including the vast star-shaped Citadel perched atop Cape Diamond. Through the large windows of the helicopter, take in the view of the Dufferin Terrace, one of the city’s leading attractions, and the spectacular Château Frontenac, considered to be the most photographed hotel in the world. On the return route, you’ll fly over the city centre.Read more
In the company of a professional Québec guide, this English-only Québec City walking tour will lead you and 14 other participants on a leisurely descending path through all the important sites of Old Québec. Over the course of two hours, The Grand Tour covers the architecture, the marking events and the Québec people’s history. It meanders next to Québec historical sites.Read more
In the fascinating ambiance of Old Montréal, get ready for a unique experience with your family, friends or colleagues! Explore Old Montréal in a truly different way and meet the spirits and ghosts that haunt its streets! With the Traditional Ghost Walk, you will be equally astonished and captivated. The ghosts await you in the dark corners of Old Montréal…Read more
With a professional guide, explore the birthplace of Montréal on a walking tour filled with history and anecdotes. East and west side visits are offered. The tours depart at 11am and 1.30pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from mid-May to mid-June and late October to late November. Daily tours from late June to mid-October. Admission to Notre-Dame Basilica included.Read more
Vieux Port Steakhouse welcomes you in a historic old Montréal building dating back to 1880 – originally an inn for the sailors who visited this important commercial harbour. They are more than a restaurant – they are an institution. Quality cuts, cooked to perfection for over three decades. All the beef is AAA Canadian Certified and aged for at least 30 days.Read more
Canada is all about nature, and no trip to Ottawa is complete without a visit to the Canadian Museum of Nature, a historic “castle” in downtown Ottawa. Minutes from Parliament Hill, the museum features world-class galleries representing Canada’s diverse nature. See iconic mammals of Canada shown in their natural habitats, Canada’s original collection of dinosaur fossils, a blue whale skeleton, the largest collection of Canadian birds on display and an amazing variety of rocks and minerals. Immerse yourself in Canada’s Arctic in the new Canada Goose Arctic Gallery! Outside, explore three of Canada’s ecozones in the Landscapes of Canada Gardens. 3D movies, special exhibitions and guided tours (by reservation, minimum 15 people) are also available.Read more
See Canada’s visual arts treasures within the lively Ottawa ByWard Market. Discover the remarkable stories that have shaped this country in the completely reinvented Canadian and Indigenous Galleries. Love photography? You won’t want to miss the gallery’s new Canadian Photography Institute. If the great masters are more your style, the gallery is your destination for the country’s finest collection of European art. In addition to the exquisite national collection, during any visit you can take in world-class special exhibitions and engaging activities for all ages. Shop the newly renovated boutique, and dine in the restaurant with spectacular views of the Canadian Parliament buildings and the river below. Come celebrate creativity at one of Canada’s most impressive landmarks.Read more
Breathtaking setting. Majestic architecture. Fascinating exhibitions. Welcome to Canada’s national Museum of History, exploring this country’s rich cultural heritage, including the outstanding achievements of First Peoples. Explore Canada’s history through the diverse experiences and perspectives of the real people who lived it. Discover a story of conflict, struggle and loss, as well as success, achievement and hope. The new signature exhibition, the Canadian History Hall, illuminates the enduring legacy of Canada’s past – a legacy that is alive, relevant and continually unfolding. The museum is home to the Children’s Museum and CINÉ+.Read more
Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours has been Niagara’s number one adventure tour on the Niagara River for over 24 years! Guests will experience awe-inspiring scenery; learn the history of the Niagara Gorge, Niagara Falls and the War of 1812 and feel the rush of the class-five white water rapids. Highly trained staff operate boats with triple turbo diesel water jet systems, an incredibly reliable and safe design. The tour starts on the lower Niagara River into the 11-kilometre Niagara Gorge in a Wet Jet or Jet Dome (dry trip) at 88 kilometres per hour. Guides will share the rich history and local folklore, then take you into the famous Niagara Whirlpool and through the ‘Devil’s Hole’ rapids. Great for all ages (minimum height 40 inches). Three great locations: Niagara on the Lake, ON; Niagara Falls, ON and Lewiston, NY.Read more
Get ready to brave the raging waters as IMAX® Niagara takes you on a heart-pounding ride over Niagara Falls. The iconic movie, Niagara: Miracles, Myths & Magic, uses the spectacular beauty and awesome power of the falls as a backdrop for this immersive movie experience. Learn the history and experience death-defying stunts performed by daredevils who challenged the fury of the falls – you will be taken to the brink and beyond. View the subtleties and beauty of the falls that may be hidden to the naked eye, but exposed using the power of IMAX technology. IMAX Niagara is also home to the world’s largest Niagara Daredevil exhibit. See and touch the actual barrels used by Niagara’s daredevils! Feel their fear and relive the stories of the 16 daredevils who have dared to take the plunge.Read more
Visit Skylon Tower for the very best views of Niagara Falls. “Ride to the Top” in the exterior glass-enclosed elevators for spectacular views of the mighty falls, the Great Gorge, Niagara River and beyond. The indoor/outdoor observation decks stand 775 feet above the falls and promise once-in-a-lifetime, 360-degree panoramic views. Visit the Skylon Tower at night for the best views of the famous Falls Illumination and seasonal fireworks display. At the top, it features two unique dining options: the legendary Revolving Dining Room and the celebrated Summit Suite Buffet. Skylon Tower offers the complete Niagara Falls experience with Niagara’s largest indoor amusement area, Skylon Fun Centre complete with a food court, 3D/4D theatre and plenty of shopping. Open year round, 8am to midnight in season.Read more
floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the falls. Take an exhilarating ride aboard the Hornblower Niagara Cruise that takes you to the base of the Horseshoe Falls. Then head to the whirlpool, where you can take a helicopter ride (for an additional fee). Before leaving Niagara Falls, you will stop at the Table Rock complex, where you have free time to take in a closer view of the waterfall. Time is allocated for souvenir shopping and photo opportunities.Read more
Experience the best of both worlds on the Niagara Falls Evening Light Tour. Departing Toronto at 1pm, you will embark on a fully-narrated tour. Relax aboard the deluxe air-conditioned, washroom-equipped motor coach through the countryside of the Niagara Peninsula, where your first stop is at a local winery to sample some of Ontario’s finest wines. Upon arrival in Niagara Falls, you will head to the Whirlpool Rapids/Niagara Helicopter. The tour then continues to Table Rock Complex to get a close-up view of the Horseshoe Falls. After some free time, you will go to Fallsview Restaurant, where you will indulge in a buffet dinner while taking in the panoramic views of Niagara. Your guide will then escort you for an exhilarating boat ride to the base of the majestic Horseshoe Falls aboard the Hornblower Cruise.Read more
Build your own Toronto experience with the freedom of the Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour aboard a London-style double decker bus or trolley. Let the friendly and knowledgeable tour guides educate you on the fun facts and history of Toronto as you travel through the city with stops at or near all major hotels in the downtown area. Join the tour at any one of the over 20 scheduled stops at featured attractions and points of interest and then hop-on hop-off all day.Read more
Step into another world! Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is a great interactive attraction that immerses guests in a thrilling underwater adventure and showcases more than 16,000 marine animals. Nine carefully curated galleries showcase a cross section of saltwater and freshwater environments from around the world and over 100 interactive displays.Read more
Defining the Toronto skyline at 553.33 metres, the CN Tower is Canada’s most recognizable and celebrated icon. The CN Tower is an internationally-renowned architectural triumph, an engineering Wonder of the Modern World, a world-class entertainment and dining destination and a must-see for anyone visiting Toronto. Each year, 1.6 million people visit Canada’s National Tower to take in the breathtaking views and enjoy all the CN Tower has to offer.Read more
A cruise with Toronto Harbour Tours lets you enjoy the scenic Toronto skyline and gives you a close-up look at the beautiful Toronto Islands and waterfront. Enjoy a narrated sightseeing cruise of Toronto’s harbour and islands, which includes breathtaking views of Canada’s most dynamic city – from towering skyscrapers to Toronto’s famous islands. When conditions allow, stop on the islands, where you can enjoy the gardens, bicycle and boat rentals, a petting zoo, wading pools, restaurants and Centreville Amusement Park, then re-board the tour at your convenience! (Ask for details). Evening tours available July and August. All vessels are Transport Canada Ship Safety Certified and your crew is extensively trained and licensed as CLW Captains with Transport Canada.Read more
This tour focuses on the history of the Distillery District, from its foundation in 1832 to present day. Topics include prohibition, working conditions, building uses, alcohol production, success and failures, the area’s gentrification and more. Along the way, stop into Mill Street Brewery and Soma Chocolate for a sample. This one-hour tour departs daily (except Mondays).Read more
Start off with training on how to operate the Segway PT – two-wheeled, self-balancing, stand-up transport – followed by a guided tour of the Distillery District with a Segway of Ontario tour guide. The Distillery District is a national historic site and represents the largest collection of Victorian industrial architecture in North America.Read more
Experience first-hand one of Canada’s most beloved and recognized icons, the Mountie. The RCMP Heritage Centre is appropriately located on the front doorstep of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Academy “Depot” Division in Regina, where cadets have been trained since 1885. The Centre offers visitors a chance to experience the RCMP of the past and present through state-of-the-art exhibits, multimedia presentations, travelling feature exhibits and self-guided audio tours. In the summer, visitors can take driving tours of “Depot” and view live events on the RCMP Parade Square. The RCMP Historical Collections Unit cares for an extensive collection of artefacts, art, archival material and library resources dating back to the formation of the North West Mounted Police. The tradition lives here.Read more
Beck’s Kennels is one of the largest professional sled dog kennels in Canada. Over 150 happy, healthy huskies live at Beck’s Kennels. If you are looking for adventure along with a pristine wilderness tour, Beck’s Kennels is the place for you. You will also have the chance to meet with world champion dog musher, Grant Beck.Read more
NARWAL offers year-round opportunities for you to learn and explore. In the spring and summer, tours include the floating dinner theatre, hiking, fishing, motorboat tours, paddling day tours, half day tours and multi-day tours. In the fall and winter, you can view Aurora by voyageur canoe, go on an ice cave adventure or build an igloo.Read more
My Backyard Tours professionally guided tours offer personalized service, and participants’ interests are incorporated into the city, capital sites and Meet the Artist gallery tours, which range from two to three hours in length. My Backyard Tours also offers hiking tours, boat sightseeing tours, fishing tours and Northern Light tours in autumn and winter.Read more
Join Major Marine Tours for a spectacular half day cruise through the calm, pristine waters of Resurrection Bay. Spend an afternoon on the water on the 5-hour Kenai Fjords Wildlife Cruise or choose from one of two departure times on the 3.5-hour Kenai Fjords Wildlife Cruise. Experience up-close encounters with wildlife as the ship is guided alongside seabird rookeries and Steller sea lion colonies. Watch for abundant wildlife such as humpback whales, orca whales, sea otters, harbour seals, Dall’s porpoises and more. View alpine glaciers, piedmont glaciers and the stunning scenery of the Chugach and Kenai Mountains.Read more
Explore the world of glaciers, wildlife and stunning scenery in Kenai Fjords National Park on a full day cruise with Major Marine Tours. Watch for abundant wildlife such as humpback whales, orca whales, Steller sea lions, sea otters, harbour seals, Dall’s porpoises, bald eagles and puffins. Visit towering tidewater glaciers and witness calving, where giant chunks of glacial ice break off and crash into the water. Choose your Alaskan adventure from three cruise options ranging from 6 hours to 8.5 hours.Read more
Enjoy amazing wildlife and breathtaking scenery; view whales, puffins, seals, otters, sea lions, cormorants and kittiwakes. This is a must for anyone interested in Alaska wildlife cruises, whale watching, Alaska bird watching and wildlife viewing. Boats are designed with your comfort in mind: view spectacular scenery through large picture windows in a heated cabin or get up close with walk-around outdoor decks. This lunch tour includes a delicious wild Alaska salmon and prime rib meal at the exclusive Fox Island Day Lodge. Cruises can be combined with kayaking tours and Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge overnight stays on Fox Island. A variety of daily tours offers something for everyone.Read more
Kayaking the pristine waters around Fox Island is one of the best ways to get up close to the beauty and wonder of the region. Say goodbye to electronics when you stay at Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge and kayak the surrounding waters. Replenish your soul with serene beauty and fulfil your desire to experience true Alaska wilderness with the Fox Island Escape package. Enjoy two nights’ accommodation in a waterfront cabin and full or half day guided kayaking. Your stay culminates in a wildlife and glacier cruise with Kenai Fjords Tours. The friendly staff will tend to your every need. All meals are included and prepared by the island’s private chef along with a unique culinary program. No experience necessary for this adventure as kayak instruction is provided by skilled and knowledgeable guides.Read more
Nature Tours Yukon provides bucket list worthy experiences and nature photography adventures in Alaska and Canada’s Yukon and Northwest Territories. Their custom-made trips and small group nature adventures focus on authentic experiences in one of the planet’s most riveting nature destinations.
Nature adventures are only as good as your guide. Despite all the intricate planning that goes into creating a superlative nature adventure, Nature Tours Yukon knows a successful trip can only happen with an extraordinary guide at the helm. That’s why they have a collection of fine Yukon wilderness guides! Not many companies undertake in-depth guide training as they do. Nature Tours Yukon has the most experienced guides available in Yukon. They also have some of the smallest groups in the industry. Nature Tours Yukon knows that meaningful nature encounters must take place in small groups. That’s why the trips average just five to twelve guests, by far the smallest groups in the industry. This not only guarantees you much more personal, close-up wildlife encounters, it also ensures a lower-impact presence on the planet’s special places.
River Valley Adventure Segway tours showcase the beautiful Edmonton River Valley and skyline as guests glide through the park. Tours run year round, giving participants the ability to enjoy the blooming spring buds, lush summer greenery, colourful fall foliage or the sparkling winter wonderland.
You will receive in-depth training from one of the certified Segway trainers. They will go over the skill and drills for everything you will need to know before heading out on your adventure. Participants can embark on a 30, 60 or 90-minute adventure. Whether you are looking for something to do with the entire family or a fun date idea, don’t miss out on a Segway Adventure Tours from River Valley Adventure Co.
The Calgary Stampede invites you to dust off your boots, put on your cowboy hat and join us for a 10-day, city-wide western celebration. From the two-and-a-half-mile parade and the Stampede Rodeo’s Richest Afternoon to free pancake breakfasts, five stages of live music and adrenaline-pumping midway rides, there’s something for everyone at the Calgary Stampede.Read more
Join this small, personalized tour along the world-famous Icefields Parkway! Sightseeing stops include Athabasca Falls, the Weeping Wall, Bow Lake and the Crowfoot Glacier. Take part in the Snow Coach Tour onto the Athabasca Glacier, and/or explore the Glacier Skywalk overlooking the Sunwapta Valley. This tour is guaranteed to be the highlight of your Rockies adventure!Read more
Declared the “Best Boat Cruise in Canada” by 8 million Reader’s Digest subscribers, the Maligne Lake Cruise is an experience like no other. Join this panoramic tour across the crystal waters of magical Maligne Lake, fed by the glaciers of Jasper National Park. Glide past the jagged mountain peaks as you cruise to Spirit Island, a world-famous destination only accessible by boat.
The Maligne Lake Cruise has been providing visitors with the opportunity to discover the world-famous Spirit Island for over 60 years through interpretive boat cruises in Jasper National Park. Visitors can explore the lake from the comfort of glass-enclosed and heated cruise boats while a knowledgeable guide retells Maligne’s history and explains its geology, wildlife, weather, flora and fauna.
This is one of Jasper’s most popular and impressive winter adventures. Your Sundog tour guide will take you to the bottom of the Maligne Canyon – the deepest accessible canyon in Jasper National Park – where you will explore frozen waterfalls, ice caves and incredible ice formations. You will learn about Jasper’s Maligne Valley, Karst topography and the mystery of the “disappearing” Medicine Lake.
The Icewalk Tour covers approximately 3.5 kilometres (2.1 miles) and is mostly downhill. Participants are required to dress appropriately for the weather. Transportation is included and pick-ups are available from all Jasper accommodations.
SunDog Tours’ Wildlife Discovery Tour is the best way to see animals and spectacular scenery while visiting Jasper. Their knowledgeable guides are trained to seek out all of the park’s most iconic creatures and are well-versed in the history, geology and ecology of the area, and are happy to answer any questions you may have. Bear, elk, big horned sheep, mountain goats, coyotes, wolves and moose are just a sample of Jasper’s many wild mountain animals. As you travel through the Athabasca Valley, your guide will show you some of the park’s most beautiful scenery, so have your camera ready to capture some amazing photos of the highlights of your visit! This tour is the perfect way to spend an afternoon and your best opportunity to see the wildlife of Jasper National Park!Read more
Join SunDog Tours on this daily Winter Wildlife Discovery Tour. The knowledgeable guides are trained to seek out all of the park’s most iconic creatures. Big or small, there are lots of animals to see in Jasper! Elk, deer, sheep, goats, coyotes, wolves and moose are just a sample of Jasper’s wild mountain fauna. Learn all about the ways these animals contribute to the rich diversity of the national park and how they survive the mountain winters. As you travel through the Athabasca Valley you will see some of the park’s most beautiful scenery, so have your camera ready to capture some amazing photos of the highlights of your visit.Read more
If you’re eager to gain a new perspective of Jasper National Park, consider Jasper SkyTram – a must see! The longest and highest guided aerial tramway in Canada offers the best views of Canada’s largest Rocky Mountain National Park and is located a convenient eight kilometres from the Jasper town site.Read more
Visit the most treasured spots in the Canadian Rockies on this five-hour round trip excursion through Banff and Yoho National Parks. Experience the evolution of the land and discover how it has shaped the appearance of natural wonders. In Banff National Park, you’ll see Johnston Canyon, Lake Louise, Moraine Lake and the Valley of Ten Peaks. Departing Lake Louise, this guided excursion explores the natural attractions of Yoho National Park. Here you can visit the Natural Bridge and Takakkaw Falls. Cross the Great Divide to the Spiral Railway Tunnels, where three lines of railway are laid at different elevations to cross the Kicking Horse River on four bridges. Relax and wander around the trails at Takakkaw Falls, the second highest waterfall in Canada, before your return trip to Lake Louise.Read more
If there is one thing you should do when you visit the Canadian Rockies, it is the Glacier Adventure. This once-in-a-lifetime experience will leave you feeling exhilarated and inspired, with an amazing ride on a massive Ice Explorer that treks onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier and a jaw-dropping walk along the glass-floored Glacier Skywalk at the cliff’s edge. Ride onto the Athabasca Glacier in the all-terrain Ice Explorer while your experienced driver-guide shares fascinating information about glaciers, icefields and their impact on the environment. Your tour includes a stop along the glacier, where you can walk on it and fill your water bottle with fresh glacier water. It’s the perfect time to capture the beauty of the icefield’s breathtaking mountain setting.Read more
Feed your adrenaline and step into a breathtaking world where glaciers rest above and birds soar below. Experience waterfalls, wildlife, fossils and more on an exciting cliff-edge walkway that leads to the grand finale of this experience; a glass-floored observation platform 280 metres (918 feet) over the Sunwapta Valley. This is a bird’s-eye view that’s fully accessible to all abilities and is an incredibly unique perspective of nature at its finest.
This entire journey is presented in an interpretive storytelling format that will connect you on a deeper level with the natural world. It’s a place so special that only a handful of people in the world have had the opportunity to experience it. In other words, it’s flat out awesome!
Travel with your interpretive guide along the world-famous Icefields Parkway. Beginning in either Banff or Lake Louise, sightseeing stops along this beautiful highway will include Bow Lake and the Crowfoot Glacier, the Weeping Wall and Athabasca Falls. You will also make a stop at the Columbia Icefields Centre, where you will have the opportunity to take part in the Snow Coach Tour onto the Athabasca Glacier and/or explore the Glacier Skywalk overlooking the Sunwapta Valley. You may also choose to enjoy the interpretive exhibit at the Icefield Centre or take a short guided walk to a scenic viewpoint. This one-way tour is perfect for travellers arriving by train. SunDog’s knowledgeable guides and small, personalized group sizes will make this tour the highlight of your Rocky Mountain adventure!Read more
Your adventure begins with an eight-minute journey to the summit of Sulphur Mountain in a modern, fully-enclosed four passenger gondola cabin. Glide up over the treetops to the crest of a steep-sided Rocky Mountain peak and step out into a jaw-dropping mountaintop experience at an elevation of 2,281 metres (7,486 feet). Stroll along the ridgetop boardwalk where the views get better with every step. Then warm up inside the completely rebuilt, redesigned and reimagined Banff Gondola Summit, creating a world-class indoor experience that equals the awe-inspiring ridgetop boardwalk 2,900 feet above Banff. From new restaurants and interactive exhibits to a multi-sensory theatre and a breathtaking 360-degree rooftop observation deck, the all-new Banff Gondola experience heightens every sense.Read more
Experience the Canadian Rockies from a new perspective while cruising beautiful Lake Minnewanka on this panoramic one-hour interpretive cruise. Bask in the breathtaking mountain scenery and emerald green waters as you survey the landscape for wildlife.
Along the way, the experienced captains will provide informative and entertaining commentary throughout the journey.
Visit one of the world’s finest museums of horse-drawn transportation! The Remington Carriage Museum is located in Cardston, just 30 minutes east of Waterton Lakes National Park. The museum’s collection ranges from carriages and buggies to wagons and sleighs and all are beautifully displayed to tell the story of this bygone era.Read more
On April 29, 1903, thirty million cubic metres of limestone crashed from Turtle Mountain and buried part of the coal mining town of Frank. Feel the impact of the Frank Slide in an interactive and creative setting involving first-hand accounts by the people who lived through the destruction. Exhibits feature numerous audio-visual experiences, interactive computers, hands-on science-based displays and an activity area for young children. The centre has two award-winning high definition presentations playing daily. Walking trails through the slide provide spectacular Rocky Mountain views and a closer look at the awesome power of nature. Located just over one kilometre off Highway Three in the Crowsnest Pass, two hours southwest of Calgary.Read more
Canada Olympic Park was one of the key venues from the 1988 Winter Olympic Games. It was the site of challenge and perseverance, such as Eddie the Eagle soaring to new heights or the fledgling Jamaican bobsleigh team, who after flipping their sled in the Kreisel, persevered to the finish line to cap off an amazing run at their first ever Winter Olympic Games.Read more
Explore authentic interactive history, take a ride on a thundering steam train, become an intrepid voyageur or fill a paper bag full of treats at the candy store. Visit Plains First Nations people at the encampment or the impressive collection of antique vehicles at the Gasoline Alley Museum.Read more
From the splendour of the Rocky Mountains to the heart of Destination Africa, the Calgary Zoo takes you to see almost 900 animals from around the world. Trek through the gorilla’s rainforest, safari over the Savannah to watch the hippos swim or climb the Canadian Wilds to see a grizzly bear and many other iconic Canadian species.Read more
Escape to the Scandinave Spa Whistler, the perfect destination to relax in the heart of nature in British Columbia, Canada. Rejuvenate after a long hike or day skiing on Whistler Blackcomb’s slopes at the 25,000-square-foot outdoor spa, which is just minutes from Whistler Village.Read more
Tofino: wild by nature! West Coast Aquatic Safaris can help you experience it all, whether you are looking for a relaxing soak in natural hot springs; the thrill of watching bears, whales and other wildlife; the breathtaking views of this beautiful and unique environment or a picturesque sunset on one of the Season Safaris.Read more
Join Five Star Whale Watching for an adventure of a lifetime – an experience that you will never forget! As Victoria’s longest-running family owned and operated whale watching company and first catamaran company, Five Star has positioned itself at the forefront of establishing Victoria as a world-class destination for whale watching. Setting the bar high for the local whale watching industry, it has been inspiring and educating visitors since 1985, introducing them to the wonders of the Salish Sea and the resident orca whales.Read more
Located on picturesque Vancouver Island, Fairmont Empress is the ideal location to explore all the natural beauty of the west coast of Canada. This iconic hotel offers a sophisticated new Lobby Lounge and is home to the luxurious Willow Stream Spa, beautifully appointed guestrooms and suites and the world-renowned Tea at the Empress, an atmospheric new restaurant and bar.Read more
The gorgeous city of Victoria is filled with amazing history, architecture and a vibrant arts scene. Located just minutes away from the downtown core, this Victoria hotel features everything from full business amenities and complimentary high-speed Internet to an indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness centre, free parking and delicious dining at the on-site restaurant.Read more
Explore Victoria’s highlights on this small group day trip from Vancouver. Enjoy a one-and-a-half-hour cruise to Vancouver Island during the fully-narrated sightseeing coach tour to downtown Victoria followed by free time to explore at your own pace by foot. The highlight of your day will surely be world-famous Butchart Gardens, a stunning 55-acre sprawl of floral gardens.Read more
Travel from Vancouver to Whistler via the spectacular Sea to Sky Highway featuring breathtaking views of the coastal mountains on one side and glacier fjords on the other. En route, stop to visit Shannon Falls, the third highest waterfall in BC. There is plenty of time in Whistler Village to browse through the quaint shops and explore the Aboriginal Cultural Museum.Read more
This half day, pre-cruise excursion will take you into the stunning nature that surrounds the city. Drive over the iconic Lions Gate Bridge, walk across the Capilano Suspension Bridge and explore the mountain playground situated atop Grouse Mountain, all while your cruise luggage is delivered to your stateroom.Read more
Explore the amazing temperate rainforest on Vancouver’s North Shore with this half day light adventure into the stunning nature that surrounds the city. Take the heart-pounding 450-foot walk across the Capilano Suspension Bridge, ride a gondola on Grouse Mountain to the vast mountain playground at 4,100 feet and learn about spawning salmon at the Capilano Fish Hatchery.Read more
Relax… enjoy the journey with Pacific Coach Lines from downtown Vancouver or YVR Airport to Whistler Resort featuring frequent daily departures year round with Wi-Fi available on board. Visit Whistler Village with breathtaking scenery en route to the mountains. Door to door service is included and provides transportation to hotels and condos located in the village.Read more
Your adventure starts with a ten-minute gondola ride to 885 metres above sea level. The ten-minute ride up to the summit provides sweeping views of Howe Sound, the majestic coastal forest and surrounding mountains. Every gondola cabin has an eight-passenger capacity, comfortable padded seats and floor-to-ceiling glass windows for maximum views. The ride up and down is a thrilling adventure for all ages and provides views of Shannon Falls and the Squamish Chief.Read more
Step aboard the Sea Safari for a two-hour tour of Howe Sound, where you will find yourself racing along steep cliffs, observing seals at play, exploring sea caves, watching majestic bald eagles and taking in the sights of the Vancouver skyline. Each safari boat (there are three in the fleet) accommodates up to a maximum of 12 guests per boat, which provides a very authentic and enriching experience in the marine environment of Howe Sound. Sewell’s Marina is a family business in their 86th year with an amazing experience and guides to make sure you don’t miss a thing. Join this Canadian Signature Experience with daily tours departing at 11am, 1.30pm, and 4.30pm from April to October. Shuttles available from any downtown Vancouver or North Shore hotel, reservations required.Read more
Explore both Vancouver and its neighbouring North Shore all in one day. This fully-narrated, seven-hour tour provides stops in downtown Vancouver at Stanley Park, Granville Island and the Vancouver Lookout, as well as journeys through Gastown, Chinatown, Robson Street and English Bay.Read more
The City Highlights Tour is the best way to see this West Coast gem. Explore Stanley Park’s thousand-acre playground providing superb photo opportunities. Enjoy a stop at the totem poles and get an iconic photo of the sails of Canada Place. Spend time browsing artisan workshops and get some great food with waterside views during your visit to Granville Island, a tiny peninsula within the city.Read more
With no roof to restrict your view, a 300-kilometre bicycle tour from Jasper to Canmore becomes an adventure for the body, mind and soul. Ride unhurried along spacious shoulders, enjoying the company of ancient trees and mighty snow-capped peaks. The tour traverses two national parks via the spectacular Icefields Parkway between Jasper and Lake Louise, and the calm pace offers ample time to take in views of endless mountains, glaciers, lakes, waterfalls and wildlife.Read more
Named the World’s Top City Garden by National Geographic, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is the first and only classical Chinese garden in all of Canada! Covered walkways and beautiful pavilions protect guests from Vancouver’s famous rainforest conditions and make it the perfect place to visit year round! The jade green pond, koi fish, collection of 150-year-old miniature trees and tai hu rock imported from China are some of the delights the Garden offers. Built in 1986 by 53 master craftsmen from China and with 950 crates of traditional material, it was constructed using 14th century methods – without glue, screws or power tools. The Garden offers free guided tours and traditional Chinese tea as well as one-of-a-kind finds at the Eight Treasures Shop.Read more
FlyOver Canada utilizes state-of-the-art technology to reveal some of Canada’s most awe-inspiring sights as you have never seen them before. Hang suspended, feet dangling, before a 20-metre spherical screen while their film whisks you away on an exhilarating eight-minute journey across Canada, from east to west. FlyOver Canada’s film crew spent more than a year travelling from coast to coast to capture some of Canada’s most spectacular and iconic locations. Special effects, including wind, mist and scents, combine with the ride’s motion to create a unique and memorable experience.
On this incredible journey of discovery you’ll travel from coast to coast, covering more than 6,000 kilometres – all while never leaving Vancouver!
Vancouver Harbour Tours is a unique Vancouver experience offering unparalleled panoramic views of the city skyline, the surrounding Coastal Mountain range and many of the area’s most famous landmarks. Cruises include fully-narrated daily one-hour tours of the Vancouver Harbour, luxurious nightly Sunset Dinner Cruises with live entertainment, and Luncheon Cruises sailing through the calm blue waters of a coastal mountain range only accessible by boat.
Get on board with Harbour Cruises for an extraordinary Vancouver experience!
You have not seen Vancouver until you have seen it like this. The adventure starts with a 40-second elevator ride, whisking you 168 metres above ground to the panoramic observation deck. From there, you will enjoy stunning unobstructed views of picture-perfect Vancouver. Historic Gastown, the bustling downtown core, the sparkling waters of Coal Harbour and the world-famous Stanley Park are all within view day or night at the city’s most remarkable viewpoint, Vancouver Lookout. Enjoy a self-guided tour or let the friendly and knowledgeable staff lead you and help you make the most of your time here. Looking for advice on more must-see attractions? The team will be happy to help you. The Vancouver Lookout is open daily, year round.Read more
For an exclusive dining experience, journey to the quaint and charming Crystal Hut, perched atop Blackcomb Mountain at 6,000 feet. Drive your own snowmobile or share with a friend, or choose to ride in the comfort of the luxury Snowcat. Enjoy your chef’s local interpretation of a traditional candle-lit fondue dinner accompanied by wine.Read more
Trek through a forest full of mystery along an old trapper’s path, deep into an ancient forest in the Callaghan Valley. Learn traditional knowledge and sample healing teas from the plants that grow along the Medicine Trail. Hear about the area’s traditional uses and ways of the past. Let your imagination go as you gaze upon giant cedar, fir and hemlock.Read more
Be thrilled by the sensation of driving or share this mountain experience with a friend as you embark on a classic après tour. Meander through old growth forest at dusk, then on to the mid-mountain playground on your way to the charming Crystal Hut. Enjoy a warm snack, then step out onto the deck of the rustic alpine cabin to take in the panoramic mountain views.Read more
Journey through the pristine Callaghan Valley to the historic Northair Goldmine site for a fabulous introduction to the backcountry. Follow wide, winding trails to an open play area. Experience the perfect mix of easy riding and spectacular scenery – ideal for first time snowmobilers, double riders and families!Read more
Marmot Basin is the only ski area in Jasper National Park; an 11,000-square-kilometre wilderness that is part of the UNESCO Canadian Rockies World Heritage Site. With breathtaking mountain vistas, 86 runs and 3,000 vertical feet of varied terrain on 1,675 acres, Marmot Basin offers visitors a mountain of great memories.Read more
Calgary Brewery Tours is all about spirited craftsmanship, but more importantly, it’s about the cold, refreshing beverages Calgary produces through the unique vision of the locals who love to create them. Experience good natured and welcoming breweries, eateries and distilleries with people who enjoy a satisfying brew as much as you. These distinct tours let you taste the flavours of the Calgary and area. You will witness the region’s rich history and realize the crazy lengths our brewers and distillers go to for the love of beer, spirits and mead. These tours will take you on an adventure to the birthplaces of the most exceptional beverages. Each location has a checkered history, flavour and personality hallmarked by quality and passion. Sit back, sip, relax and enjoy as you taste your way through the region.Read more
Everyone is a guest with Ambassador Limousine and Shuttle Service. They can arrange whatever your heart desires when it comes to transportation, ranging from one vehicle to anything you imagine. Every vehicle is at showroom quality because of the dedicated detailing team, mechanic shop, and body shop. Guest safety, security, and comfort are always a priority.Read more
Alaska offers once-in-a-lifetime experiences unrivaled by any other destination in the world. Known as America’s “Last Frontier”, Alaska is home to some of the largest national parks and forests in the U.S. The rugged wilderness, breathtaking views, and wild adventures will entice you to return and experience something new each time. From world-class fishing, to endless outdoor activities year-around, to viewing wildlife first-hand in its natural habitat, there is something for everyone in the family in Alaska.Read More
Alberta is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places on earth, as vast as it is varied in landscape and experiences. Filled with unique activities, urban charms and cultural jewels. Dazzling peaks, ancient glaciers, turquoise lakes and Banff and Jasper national parks define Alberta’s iconic Canadian Rocky Mountains. Along the province’s southern rolling foothills, visitors can discover the rich culture of First Nations communities. To the east, the red-hued Canadian Badlands where dinosaur adventures abound. This province is more than just a place to visit; it is a place to truly experience.Read More
British Columbia is the kingdom of abundance. Where glaciated mountains stand over an unruly Pacific. Rainforests wrap cities. Nature shapes culture. The wild breathing life back into the wild within. This abundant, nurturing landscape has sustained ancient societies for 10,000 years. And today, some of those settlements have grown into cities that cling to the edge of wilderness, and won’t let go. People visit and live in BC to be within arm’s reach of nature’s richness. To ski world-renowned resorts, surf Pacific swells, swim in clear mountain lakes, hike to a glacier and back in a day. And all that activity breathes energy into British Columbia's culture of hospitality.Read More
There is no experience quite like Manitoba. There is nothing like feeling your heart race as a polar bear strides silently mere metres away. Nowhere else holds the absolute calm of Manitoba’s many fly-in fishing lodges. Nothing thrills like immersing yourself in the different worlds that Winnipeg, our capital city has to offer. Here, our many cultures are ready to welcome you. Canada’s heart beats here. Let yours beat with it.Read More
New Brunswick’s three unique coastlines, miles of untouched nature and panoramic views will capture hearts and camera lenses, alike. The bustling cities and charming villages each adorn unique culture and authentic cuisine. The infectious Acadian “joie de vivre” gets toes tapping. The Bay of Fundy is home to multiple UNESCO biosphere reserves and the highest tides in the world. These are best experienced at the famous Hopewell Rocks; where you can walk the ocean floor and 6 hours later, kayak the tides that have risen over four stories high.Read More
Newfoundland Tour Packages explore the most easterly edge of North America. Newfoundland and Labrador is where the sun rises first and where Vikings landed over 1,000 years ago. This place is home to the oldest settlement and the oldest city in North America, but is the youngest province of Canada. A vast land, with a relatively small population, Newfoundland and Labrador has some of the friendliest people you'll ever meet. Here, you can immerse yourself in wilderness solitude one day and embrace a vibrant culture at the cutting edge of the contemporary western world the next.Read More
Create a Magical Northern Adventure in the Northwest Territories. View awesome displays of Northern Lights at midnight in autumn and winter. Fish for world class trophies on one of our super-sized lakes in the long days of northern summer. Or you could drive across the Arctic Circle to the amazing Mackenzie Delta, on the Dempster Highway.Read More
Nova Scotia is home to stunning natural beauty, an exciting and diverse culture, a rich heritage and breathtaking experiences. With iconic sites such as Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Halifax Citadel, Halifax’s star-shaped fortress, the Cape Breton Highland’s Skyline Trail, located along the Cabot Trail and our newest UNESCO Site, the Landscape of Grand Pré, in the Annapolis Valley, there is no shortage of world-class attractions to explore.Read More
The breathtaking four-seasonal palette of Ontario's vast wilderness, endless forests and abundant wildlife, awaits. Whether you want to reconvene with nature or lose yourself in the excitement of the most multiculturally diverse and socially cohesive region on Earth, you've come to the right place. Let Ontario surprise you with the striking beauty of her scenery and welcome you with the warmth of her people.Read More
Prince Edward Island is one of Canada's premier vacation destinations and a truly unique location for visitors. The coastline offers some of the most stunning vistas in the world. The rolling green hills and scenic farmland keep visitors’ cameras busy as they explore unspoiled beauty. Whether it’s a relaxing day on the beach, a sea kayaking adventure, a round of golf, or an evening at the theatre there is something for everyone. Once visitors have worked up an appetite, local cuisine is everywhere. Visitors can enjoy the bounty of the land or impossibly fresh lobsters, oysters, and mussels at cafés and restaurants throughout the island.Read More
Discover Québec ... an immense province that occupies the northeastern-most corner of North America, unique for its history, language and culture. A place of freedom and creativity at the crossroads of the Old and the New World, where tradition and innovation combine with a contagious energy and joie de vivre! Discover an exceptional destination, four distinct seasons, an incredible natural heritage, an enriching human experience. Multi-faceted geography, diverse landscapes, vegetation and climate, and a rich history spanning five centuries, from colonial regime to the present-day challenge of maintaining the cultural vitality of this unique culture in North America!Read More
Saskatchewan is one big, beautiful place. Land and sky are ever-present influences. Nature is always in your backyard. Overhead, dramatic “Living Skies” command attention. Sunsets reveal colours rarely seen. Brilliant sunshine prolongs summer days and warms the chill of winter. Night skies (some of the darkest in North America) showcase the infinite wonders of the cosmos. The hospitality here is second-to-none. Visitors are immediately made to feel like part of the community, like a member of the family. No matter what part of Saskatchewan you choose to explore, no matter how long you decide to stay, the essence of this place will make a memorable impression.Read More
Canada’s Yukon is world renowned as a legendary land filled with Klondike Gold Rush history, pristine wilderness and natural phenomena, like the midnight sun and the northern lights. The territory is also blessed with teeming wildlife, mighty heritage rivers, and a unique arts and culture that speak to the people who are drawn by the spirit of the north. Home of Canada’s highest peak, Mount Logan, this magical territory offers a larger than life experience to its visitors.Read More