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Uncover the stories behind the landscapes. Private guided day hikes in Lake O’Hara,Yoho, Banff & Kootenay National Parks. As professional interpreters we give you a next level experience with exclusive insight into the history, geology, nature and wildlife of the Canadian Rockies. Each tour is customizable to suit your group’s preferences, ability and goals. Full day and half day trips available.
Alpine Helicopters have been providing safe and professional helicopter services since 1961. We operate a fleet of 32 light, intermediate and medium helicopters for a range of services from sightseeing and executive transfers for tourism and corporate customers as well as rescue, fire fighting, aerial film work and heli skiing. The possibilities are endless. What can we do for you?
Heli-Skiing & Cat-Skiing, Skiing & Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Situated on the western slopes of the Rocky Mountains, deep in the backcountry, Chatter is known for its large and spectacular terrain. Ski or snowboard our mind-blowing powder snow in 58,000 acres of alpine bowls, stunning glaciers and endless tree runs. This amazing place, Chatter Creek, is only a 3 hour drive and a gorgeous helicopter flight away from western Canada’s second largest city, Calgary, Alberta.
Hiking, River Rafting, Surfing, Sightseeing, Skiing & Snowboarding
Step off the beaten path on a Canadian wilderness tour with Fresh Adventures. Try our guided comfort camping tours in the Rockies and Vancouver Island, or our guided ski safaris along BC’s famous Powder Highway. Try surfing on our weekend Tofino tours, or rafting on one of Canada’s best rivers on our rafting and camping packages. Whatever your adventure- our genuine Canadian guides have you covered.
Farms & Markets
Animal lovers and families in Golden during the summer months can stop by Red Barn Rare Breeds. The petting farm is open daily and home to a collection of rare and endangered domestic breeds, including angora goats, pot-bellied pigs, Australian spotted ducks, Black Jersey Giant chickens, horses, sheep and more.
Hiking, Backcountry Skiing, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Sorcerer Lodge is a remote helicopter accessed backcountry lodge located in the Selkirk Mountains near Golden BC and on the border Glacier Nation Park. We offer ski touring, snowboarding and mountaineering packages both guided/catered or self service. The terrain is heavily glaciated and not recommended for beginners. A variety of tree skiing gets you outside on the worst weather days and open glades and glacier runs allow access to many peaks in the area.
Our vast terrain with experienced and professional snowmobile guides are sure to provide you with an unforgettable outing. From short family style rides to remote alpine adventures we have something for everyone. Our guides have been with us for over ten years and know the terrain very well. Safety is always our first concern and we do our best to make your trip comfortable and exciting! We are here to make sure you have a great time and come home safely. Our wide variety of terrain has something for everyone and having access to remote riding areas we can usually find fresh snow when other operators can not! GSR uses current model year snowmobiles (sleds) so you’ll know before you book that you’ll be on some top quality machines that are regularly maintained.
Biking, Sightseeing, Wineries & Wine Tours
Sightseeing, Wildlife Safari and Hiking Tours. We take small individual groups into the wild, where there are no other tourists. Learn about all the animals in the wild, history and Geology on a interpretative Rocky Mountain Tour. Let Canada Wild Tours show you the iconic Canadian wilderness experience.
Adrenalin, River Rafting
Welcome to Wild Water! For 28 years, guests like you have enjoyed award-winning Canadian Rockies rafting trips on the famous Kicking Horse River. Simply put, we pride ourselves in offering the finest white water rafting Canada has to offer! Our Kicking Horse rafting trips are just outside Banff and Yoho National Parks and near Golden, British Columbia. Our Banff/Lake Louise rafting trips are perfect for singles, couples, families and groups, and all abilities and ages, from 8 to 88, making for the ideal rafting trips in Canada. You’ll be fitted and provided with all your personal safety equipment, and our expert team of fun-loving professionals will make your trip easy to book and exciting to experience! If you are looking for the best white water rafting Banff/Lake Louise has to offer, look no further…
Golf, Campgrounds & RV Parks
The scenic Columbia River meanders around the border of this 18-hole championship golf course, maximizing the view from each challenging hole. Also, be sure to stay at our quiet and secluded RV Park.
Fishing, Sightseeing, Cross-Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Quantum Leaps Lodge is a unique, peaceful, and scenic riverside retreat centre in the Blaeberry Valley just 15 minutes northwest of Golden, BC. Stay with us and immerse yourself in the peace and beauty of our lodge for a truly relaxing, healing, and rejuvenating stay. Whether you are on your Canadian Rockies holiday, needing a weekend away, or joining us on one of our Retreats, the energy and peace of our mountain lodge will relax and rejuvenate you. Our Lodge is a place where you can connect with Mother Earth, yourself, your family, and/or your friends! Stay with us for we are a “safe sanctuary for Inner and Outer explorations”.
Attractions, Cabins & Cottages, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch & Guest Cottage ~ Buffalo Tours. A working Buffalo & Guest Ranch. We offer educational buffalo tours daily May thru September. The owner, Leo Downey, does one tour every morning May 15th thru September, starting at 10:15 a.m. (Alberta Time )This includes the native fire making demonstration. We also offer year round accommodations in our fully furnished guest cottage and our peaceful cabin by the creek,, Wagon in the Woods and Buffalero’s Bunkhouse in the Barn. Make yourself at home, see buffalo in their natural social order, learn about them first hand, wander the ranch and our pristine river frontage on the beautiful Blaeberry River.
Spas & Wellness
Hands, Feet, Face & Body. I offer relaxation and beautification services. In-house, Mobile Services and at Headlines Hair Design (downtown).
Golden River Adventures offers Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) and Inflatable Kayak Tours in Golden, British Columbia. We offer two distinct tours: WAPTA FALLS WILD & SCENIC Today, we can travel these routes and imagine the hardships that must have been endured on these shorelines. mountain passes and trails. The result is one of the most unique tours in the Canadian Rockies, travelling historic trade route. This tour begins on the Beaver River and travels to the confluence of the Beaver and Kicking Horse Rivers. From there, in true Canadian fashion, participants engage in a short portage along one of the original portage routes of the Canadian West. Natives and explorers alike travelled these exact waterways and trails centuries ago. Highlights include paddling to the base of Wapta Falls, the Rockies most photographed waterfall. From there the trip continues down Class 1 Whitewater. Most of this tour occurs within Yoho National Parks, and at any point participants can glance up for sweeping views of Mount Chancellor, the Canadian Rockies peak over 10,000 feet that straddles the Western Flank of this world-renowned Mountain Range. The tour is 5 hours in length from start to finish, and departs daily at 10 AM The Wapta Falls Wild & Scenic Tour is offered Daily. With a maximum guide to participant ratio of 5:1, seating on this tour is very limited. Reservations are strongly recommended. PRICE = $129 PP CAD DOLLARS COLUMBIA VALLEY EXPLORER The Kicking Horse & Columbia River waterways through the town of Golden boast a historical significance to the Columbia area. With the stunning backdrop of Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and the the Purcell Mountain Range, this tour is shorter and more urban in nature than the Wild & Scenic Wapta Tour. We will see remnants of the old docks of a bygone area that were at one time a lifeline for the residents of golden to accessing goods. We will travel under the Kicking Horse Pedestrian Bridge, the longest covered timber bridge in Canada. Once we come to the terminus of the Kicking Horse River we will travel the Columbia River for a short while. This is a good time in the evening to catch a glimpse of black bears near the water’s edge, although it is not guaranteed. With a guide ratio of 5:1 Reservations are strongly recommended. PRICE $65 PP CAD