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Discover Banff National Park Day Trip
Your adventure starts the minute I pick you at your front door starting from 8:30AM in Downtown Calgary or in Canmore from 10:00AM. Get ready for a day filled with awes and ahs! Not only are we going to cover all the main sites including Canmore, Banff, Lake Minnewanka and Lake Louise but in addition you will visit many great hidden spots that avoid crowds and give million dollar views!!! We'll figure out the group's dynamic of who wants to do what or where, so we can get it done! If you like to hike, stroll along one of the beautiful lakes, sit down and relax, take postcard worthy pictures, look for wild life or do it all; it's possible! I will adapt and adjust our stops according to traffic, weather, and mostly to your wants. This experience is about wowing you all day! And if you like; I'll be your personal photographer for the day!!! We'll have lunch at around 12:30 and will have a few coffee or pit stops in between Banff and Lake Louise. We will visit many scenic points throughout the day but will arrive at Lake Louise close to 5PM. You will take home unforgettable memories. Make sure to charge your phones and cameras as the average person goes home with more than 100 photos! This experience last between 8 to 10 hours depending where you are picked up and dropped off. My goal is to make sure you get the best tour of your life, so let's beam you up! Other things to note Skill level is set to beginner but if you like to raise the bar is also possible. Weather can change, bring extra layers in case you get cold. Make sure your camera, phone or any other device are fully charged or bring a charger with you. The vehicle has a charging station.
Private Couples Surf Lesson Tofino Canada
This surf experience is perfect for Couples new to surfing. Join local surf guide Ryan Crawford on a private surf lesson where you will receive specific tips and tricks to make some amazing memories surfing together. Surfs Up! Riding waves, enjoying your time in the water, soaking in the epic scenery where ocean and land meet is the essence of this Surf Experience. Challenging Fun Expect to physically active for the two hours as catching waves includes paddling, popping up and gliding along safely to shore. Before wading into the ocean to catch some choice Tofitian waves we stretch into wetsuits and carry surfboards to the beach. On the sand we review ocean safety, surf etiquette, and wave selection. How Deep is the Ocean? During your surf experience you will be spending most of your time in waist to shoulder deep water. You will surf the waves close to shore and I will be with you the whole time. Back to the Beach Feeling exhilarated, refreshed and probably in need of a snack, you ride a final wave back to shore for a few photos.
Sailing Adventures in Howe Sound Fjord
Prepare yourself for an adventure that balances the thrill of sailing Howe Sound's legendary winds with the breathtaking views of the Coastal and Tantalus mountain ranges. We will depart from the docks in Squamish (about 40 minutes north of Vancouver on the highway to Whistler) and raise the sails as we pass beneath the legendary Stawamus Chief granite monolith and Shannon Falls. Regardless of expertise or ability, you will learn about sailing and experience unbounded excitement as the wind fills our sails and accelerates our 40' sailboat across the waters of Canada's southernmost fjord. Take a turn at the helm or grind a winch to trim sails - the more involved you become, the more fun you will have. A dance of colourful kites await as we tack offshore in the afternoon's inflow winds. The same topographic phenomenon that makes the area perfect for sailing attracts kiteboarders from around the world. We will explore the northern section of the Howe Sound fjord and promise many photo opportunities that will stand amongst the highlights of your trip. With a little luck, we may even sight a pod of dolphins or Orcas! Welcome aboard - let's have some fun. Other things to note We respect our oceans and try to minimize our environmental impact. Please choose aluminum containers for beverages instead of plastic or glass, and avoid the use of plastic bags and plastic wrap. Tx!
Urban Escape Cruise and Chill
We will meet at the the gate of Pier 32 @ 1333 Johnston Street, Granville Island at your experience time. I highly recommend you explore Granville Island before or after your experience. We will motor out English Bay and hoist the sails (wind dependant). You'll tour the west side and then across the bay where you will have the best photo opportunity of the Vancouver skyline. You can either sit back and relax or try your hand at the helm. All experiences are complimented with non-alcoholic refreshments and a charcuterie board from a Dussa's Ham and Cheese Ltd on Granville Island. If you are lucky, you will get to see some of the great wildlife around the waters of Vancouver. Other things to note *Appropriate boat shoes (non marking - no black soles) are required -- or you will be asked to go barefoot. **Dependant on Environment Canada weather forecasts. If unsafe conditions, it may be cancelled with a full refund.
Private Vancouver Canyons & Rainforest Adventure
Our plan: we cross Burrard Inlet by Seabus and admire the gorgeous Vancouver skyline. We'll hike in the wild forest seeing old-growth, mossy trees and fern beds. We'll cross Suspension Bridge,creeks, and watch the beautiful Twin Falls waterfall with tranquil pools. We'll view canyons, smell the cedar and listen to birds. We'll climb rocks and roots. We'll stop for a picnic by gorgeous Lynn Creek. We can also jump into the clean water and experience swimming in a waterfall pool. There'll be a lot of opportunities to take photos, record movies and relax. I will be your personal photographer and catch your beautiful moments on the way with my high-resolution DSLR camera! After ~7 hours of hiking* It will be time for an extraordinary, ONCE-IN-LIFETIME reward! We'll ride Skyride Gondola to Grouse Resort with a spectacular view of Vancouver, the Gulf Islands and the Pacific Ocean. We'll meet grizzly bears Grinder and Coola. The next stop is Capilano Lake and River Canyon. We finish our adventure will finish in Downtown Vancouver *distance:~17 km (strenuous) * difficulty: moderate. *EASY VERSION available for request IMPORTANT!: Our pace is slow - but you MUST be in very good shape to finish this tour with pleasure, you can't be afraid of the height

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Calgary to Banff unforgettable journey with guide
Be ready to experience the Canadian Rockies with a local in the most fun way possible! From the moment I pick you up from your front door in Calgary at 8:00 am till drop you back to your home/hotel , we will travel like a family not a tourist and take tons of pictures. You dont have to go to a meeting point, i will pick you up from your location in Calgary, Canmore or Banff. ●We will experience glamorous lakes like; Lake Louise, Two Jack Lake, Minnewanka Lake. ●Take a easy hiking at Johnston Canyon with frozen waterfalls and wildlife footprints. ●Explore the fascinating Fairmont Chateau, Bow falls and some more secret places. We will adapt the itinerary according to the weather conditions, traffic and your wants. Because this experience is all about to making your day unique! Our tour will be the excellent combination of road trip in family warmth with amazing views, wonderful nature sightseeing points and learning the stories about area from a local. This tour will last 8-10 hours depending on your pick-up areas and weather conditions. Alberta is famous with weather changes. There can be 4 seasons in one day. That’s why don’t forget to bring extra layers, and winter accessories.
Banff Sunset & Stars - Walking Tour / Headlamps Included
Take an evening sunset walk and watch the stars come out at our remote mountain vistas. Watch a stunning mountain sunset and feel the awe of seeing the first stars appear. Explore Banff National Park like never before and see nature by night. Feel safe with one of our professional guides and the use of headlamps and micro spikes(winter). Hike along local trails around Banff and take the unique opportunity to watch the nocturnal world come to life. Distance: 5km / 3.5mi All guides carry Bear Spray and other safety equipment. .
Discover Banff National Park Day Trip
Your adventure starts the minute I pick you at your front door starting from 8:30AM in Downtown Calgary or in Canmore from 10:00AM. Get ready for a day filled with awes and ahs! Not only are we going to cover all the main sites including Canmore, Banff, Lake Minnewanka and Lake Louise but in addition you will visit many great hidden spots that avoid crowds and give million dollar views!!! We'll figure out the group's dynamic of who wants to do what or where, so we can get it done! If you like to hike, stroll along one of the beautiful lakes, sit down and relax, take postcard worthy pictures, look for wild life or do it all; it's possible! I will adapt and adjust our stops according to traffic, weather, and mostly to your wants. This experience is about wowing you all day! And if you like; I'll be your personal photographer for the day!!! We'll have lunch at around 12:30 and will have a few coffee or pit stops in between Banff and Lake Louise. We will visit many scenic points throughout the day but will arrive at Lake Louise close to 5PM. You will take home unforgettable memories. Make sure to charge your phones and cameras as the average person goes home with more than 100 photos! This experience last between 8 to 10 hours depending where you are picked up and dropped off. My goal is to make sure you get the best tour of your life, so let's beam you up! Other things to note Skill level is set to beginner but if you like to raise the bar is also possible. Weather can change, bring extra layers in case you get cold. Make sure your camera, phone or any other device are fully charged or bring a charger with you. The vehicle has a charging station.
Winter hike and afternoon tea in the mountains
Come on a winter hike with afternoon tea at the summit! I am offering you the opportunity to go on a winter hike somewhere around Banff or Kananaskis. The choice and duration of hike depends on your level of expertise and your expectations. When we get to the summit, tea and snacks will be served. Depending on the hike, we might need crampons and showshoes (included in the rate) Transporation for the groups may be available (for groups of 4 people) I will send you a list of gear that you need to bring in your own backpack. The beauty of using this service is that everything is organize for you to ensure a safe and great hike.
Okanagan Fitness Tour
From the Okanagan lake front, I give you the opportunity to participate in some outdoor fitness in the natural environment surrounded by nature. Combining exercise with hiking & sightseeing. Maybe even see a waterfall or two! A typical workout starts with warm-up exercises to get the body ready while soaking up the sun and the stunning views! Then we'll walk or run to the lake and make stops for a workout combination of TRX, body weight exercises and functional training. Throughout our travels, I'll be sharing some history about the area and the beatufiul Okanagan.
Movement Medicine-Break a sweat by the waves with Kiercy
Each class is 60 minutes and follows a progressive plan. First, I will lead you through a dynamic warm-up to activate the body and the mind. We will then transition into higher-intensity movements that focus on strength, power, and endurance. We will use both weights and body weight during our conditioning. Finally, we will begin a cool-down to ease out of this intensity. I will guide you through a series of stretches as well as deep breathing to relax you physically and mentally. Weather permitting, these classes are held on the beach to take advantage of Tofino’s natural beauty. However, if you would prefer we work indoors, or in your own space that can absolutely be accommodated.
Gastown Pub Crawl
ON THURSDAYS, we meet at the Cambie bar and Grill at 8pm. ON FRIDAYS, we meet at the Lamplighter Public House at 8pm. Visit the 4 best bars of Gastown while meeting awesome people from around the world ! Games | Karaoke | Party bars | Live music | Night clubs IMPORTANT! --> Two pieces of physical ID are required to enter the bars (at least 1 photo ID required) ! Tickets are $20 + $5 Airbnb feee. We're accepting $20 cash or e-transfer at the bar. At each location, you receive a free shot and free cover. Other drink discounts are only applicable on Thursdays. The first bar is the meeting point where everybody can enjoy the unique atmosphere of this historic bar of Gastown. For this first meeting point, everybody can get to know each-other over a few drinks. At 8:45pm, we make our way to our first bar which is a popular bar with music. After an hour spent there, we head to a karaoke dive bar where everyone can show off their singing skills. Next, we head to a popular party bar where a DJ is playing top hits to get the people dancing! After that we go our last stop which is a loud underground bar with awesome live music playing top hits that is sure to finish the night with a bang! On Fridays, we also go to a popular nightclub at the end of the night. On Thursdays, we end at the best live music bar in Gastown!
Snowshoeing In Vancouver's Winter Wonderland
This tour begins with us picking you up at your doorstep, anywhere in the greater Vancouver area. We will adventure into the nearby mountains. Awaiting us is many kms of snowshoe trails in a winter wonderland setting. The trails run through sub-alpine meadows and snowy forests. When we’ve had our fill of exercise and the gorgeous sights, we can stop at the Lodge for a refreshment and a light snack before we return to the city. This wonderful winter day will leave you wanting more! Included in this tour: Door to door return transportation, snowshoe pass, snowshoe rental and snowshoe guide.
Whale Watching from Nanaimo - Open Boat
Onboard one of our open-air vessels "Cascadia" or "Keta", we'll introduce you to the Salish Sea ecosystem and wildlife as we cruise through the Gulf Islands archipelago in search of whales and other marine life. We'll share facts about the different types of whales that use the Salish Sea, including their natural history, and their roles in the marine food web. Throughout your adventure, we'll be in touch with a network of boaters over VHF radio and will plan our route to maximize our wildlife viewing opportunities. We'll spend a full hour viewing whales, and we'll provide real-time insights into their behaviours. Onboard catalogues are used to identify individual whales, and this data will be collected throughout the season and sent to the Centre for Whale Research, Keta Coastal Conservation, and the BC Cetacean Sightings Network. We'll wrap up our whale watching experience with an educational talk on marine conservation which focuses on threats to BC orca, and conservation initiatives will be discussed. We look forward to having you onboard! Other things to note We have a very high success rate finding whales (over 90%!), but if you're unlucky, your next trip is on us! Your free trip is non-transferable and never expires (it's good for life!).
Private luxury Vancouver city tour
We begin our tour at Canada place and proceed to the lookout of the Lionsgate bridge. We then explore the North Shore, the Vancouver water reservoir, the dam and the fish hatchery. We introduce you to the Linsdale Quey. After some exploring, we will drive to Queen Elizabeth park and the Bloedel Conservatory with amazing stories along the drive. We finish our tour at Granville Island, where you can shop, have lunch/dinner, try the famous Lee’s Donuts, visit a brewery or experience the sea tram and a walk on the seawall or Granville bridge.
Private Couples Surf Lesson Tofino Canada
This surf experience is perfect for Couples new to surfing. Join local surf guide Ryan Crawford on a private surf lesson where you will receive specific tips and tricks to make some amazing memories surfing together. Surfs Up! Riding waves, enjoying your time in the water, soaking in the epic scenery where ocean and land meet is the essence of this Surf Experience. Challenging Fun Expect to physically active for the two hours as catching waves includes paddling, popping up and gliding along safely to shore. Before wading into the ocean to catch some choice Tofitian waves we stretch into wetsuits and carry surfboards to the beach. On the sand we review ocean safety, surf etiquette, and wave selection. How Deep is the Ocean? During your surf experience you will be spending most of your time in waist to shoulder deep water. You will surf the waves close to shore and I will be with you the whole time. Back to the Beach Feeling exhilarated, refreshed and probably in need of a snack, you ride a final wave back to shore for a few photos.
Sylvan Ice Angling
Guests will be able to enjoy the thrill of ice fishing using traditional equipment while sharing in the camaraderie and teachings with their guide! Guests will enjoy a 6-Person Frabill shelter with a propane heater, comfortable chairs, underwater camera, and more! Everything is setup for guests prior to arrival. That's right, no setup whatsoever! All that remains is the guests baiting their hooks and the fun begins! Guests can choose to either take their catch home in zip-loc bags provided by the guide, or elect to have a fish fry out on the ice! *Daily Possession Limits Apply.* I look forward to seeing you out on the ice! Feel free to message me on Air BnB for more info and questions! Other things to note! SAFETY: - Experience will be cancelled if temperature reaches -25°C (real feel) and/or if winds exceed 20km/h, risk of severe frostbite PERKS: - Children 15 & Under are Free as well as Seniors 65+ (Both MUST be accompanied by Paying Adult) - Veterans, Health-Care & First Responders Qualify for 2 for 1 Discounted Pricing Only on Proof of Identification - Guests that book groups of 3-4 or 5-6 people will receive a smokie on a bun, chips and perogy lunch! *Not applicable using the 2 for 1 Discounted Rate*
Hiking with Goats
A guided hike through beautiful lake and mountain scenery, hosted by Pickles and Peanut, French Alpine goat brothers! Their "parents" come too, to ensure you are guided on the less-busy but still human-accessible trails. On the two hour adventure we will: - Meet at Grafton Lake parking area next to Grafton Road. - Start with 10 minutes of intros and "Goat 101" to learn how to safely interact with Peanut and Pickles. - Walk around the lake. - Stop at viewpoints along the way, where we'll offer to take photos of you with the goats. - End back where we started. Private hike options include: - Customized trail route such as up to the lookout in our main photo, or to cool natural tree forts! - Special arrangements for a longer, more challenging hike to the summit of the iconic Mount Gardner. A few considerations: Families as well as dogs on leashes are welcome, but please note that Peanut and Pickles are still growing and learning, and their headbutt play behaviour may intimidate children and dogs. You are welcome to request dates, but these will be considered "private hikes". This adventure is "rain or shine"! The boys look adorable in their rain coats, so (pending a major storm) we'll enjoy whatever mother nature brings our way. Finally, the boys love to meet people, and they can't wait to show you their beautiful backyard!
Create Edible Flower Spring Rolls and Focaccia
Guests will be greeted with a refreshing welcome drink, and after a group ice-breaker we will dive right into the world of Edible Flowers! While touring the Global Village Permaculture Demonstration Garden guests will learn about the important and valuable role flowers play in a backyard food forest garden. You will pick a variety of edible flowers and herbs and then you are off to the prep area where you will begin creating edible flower spring rolls and flower foccaccia. While preparing and eating our delicious and beautiful lunch (which will include a glass of local wine), we will discuss a number of other uses for flowers in the garden and you will learn how to make teas, balms, and even shampoo.
Private guided ski/board photography experience in Whistler
Private guided ski photography experience in beautiful Whistler, Canada! As a Whistler local, I know all the best viewpoints on this world-class mountain. For this experience, we will meet on Whistler Mountain and I will take you around as your private guide to show you the most beautiful views! At each viewpoint we will stop and take photos so your vacation memories can last a lifetime :) You will receive 8-10 HD edited images at the end of each session, as well as some raw unedited images from our shoot. I'm a full time photographer/videographer and would love to get you some gorgeous winter wonderland photos on your trip! *This is for still portraits-only, if you are interested in some action shots of you skiing please message me separately and we can discuss! **Your ski pass is not included in the ticket price, this is for the guiding experience only!