Galiano Island
This two-day tour includes beautiful Galiano Island, "The gem of the Gulf Islands", and in the summer months, a sailing trip to Saltspring Island farmer's market. Dig clams and oysters, pick kelp seaweed, pick mushrooms (in season), watch eagles, explore rockpools, visit local artists' studios, tour farms/markets, and just enjoy the beautiful scenery.


This three-day tour includes a ferry ride to Nanaimo, a beautiful drive over the Mountains, accommodation in a beautiful ocean-front resort, a rainforest hike, visiting spectacular Long Beach, and the highlight of the trip, a 1 1/2 hour boat ride to hot springs cove, a natural hot spring right next to the Pacific Ocean. You may see killer whales, grey whales, sea otters, sea lions, and many other type of marine life. On the return journey we will visit the famous Goats on Roof market.

Quadra Island
This three day tour includes a ferry trip to Nanaimo, drive to Campbell River, and accommodation on beautiful Quadra Island. You will visit artists studios, remote beaches, Lighthouses, pick kelp, and learn about the native plants and animals.

Itinerary can include Butchart Gardens, Sydney Harbour, Inner harbour, Paramount building, Wax Museum, Empress Hotel, Royal Museum, Downtown Victoria, Oceanside mansions, Sooke gardens and pot-holes, University of Victoria.

Itinerary can include Queen Elizabeth Park, Shaughnessy, Chinatown, Gastown, Canada Place, Stanley Park, Burrard Inlet, Lions Gate Bridge, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Grouse Mountain, West Vancouver, English Bay, Science World, Vancouver Maritime Museum, Kitsilano Beach, U.B.C., Granville Island, Steveston Fisherman's Warf.

Greater Vancouver
Single or multi-day tour can include White Rock, Ocean-side walk, Peace Arch Park, Lavender Garden, Fort Langley, Winery, Vancouver Zoo, Dairy Farm, fruit picking / orchards, Vegetable/Chicken farm, horse-back riding.


Coast Mountains Circle (Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton, Meager Creek Hot Springs, Joffre lake, Garibaldi)
Single or multi day tours can include the spectacular Sea-to-Sky Highway, Squamish Chief / Shannon falls, Brackendale eagle watching/river rafting (in winter), Brandywine falls, Whistler (gondola, alpine hiking/snow, Village shopping, nature walks), Pemberton Bed and Breakfast, Meager Creek Hotsprings, Joffre Lake glacier hike, Garibaldi Black Tusk hike, Lilloet.

Tyax Lake Lodge
The largest log lodge in the west. Enjoy horseback riding, gold panning, alpine hikes / wildflowers, cowboys and barbeque, fishing, nature walks, hot tub/sauna, swimming, canooing. Please also see our special Christmas tour under seasonal tours, which includes sleigh rides, Santa Claus, ice fishing and tobogganing.

Cave Hot Springs, Nelson
This 3 or 4 day tour takes you through the spectacular coast mountains, the dry interior desert of Ossoyoos, to Ainsworth Hot Springs. We will stop along the way to visit the strange "spotted lake" and, if in season, some of the famous fruit stands. After our long drive, you can soak in the famous "cave hot spring".

The next day we will take a ferry to the old town of Crawford Bay where you can visit the many artisans including a broom-maker, blacksmith, glassblower, rustic furniture maker and other artists. In the afternoon we will visit the charming town of Nelson with its Victoria houses. That evening there is more hot spring soaking, and if you are brave, the ice-cold plunge pool.

On the last day we visit scenic Kaslo, "little Switzerland", then drive over mountain pass to Sandon, to see the ghost town and the oldest working hydroelectric power plant. On the way back to Vancouver we may stop to look for fossils.