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Heli-Skiing & Cat-Skiing
Indigenous Culture, Hot Springs, Hotels
The Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort is a four season destination featuring 39 contemporary Guest Rooms, the Ktunaxa Grill, Nasookin Room, and a well-stocked Retail/Gift Shop. This property offers a unique cave experience where soothing, hot mineral water surfaces from the earth creating a natural steam bath. Stalactites form in abundance inside the caves. The hot water flows into our main pool and is cooled to a comfortable body temperature, suitable for your whole family. Spring, Fall, Summer and Winter bring guests from around the world to enjoy the pleasures of the crisp, clean air and the calming mineral waters of the Ainsworth Hot Springs.
Ainsworth Hot Springs
Adrenalin, River Rafting
Welcome to Wild Water! For 27 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 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 has to offer, look no further…
Boating, Paddling, Sightseeing, Bird Watching
Nestled in the Columbia River Valley between the spectacular Rocky and Purcell Mountain ranges lies the Columbia Wetlands Outpost. Many of us call the Columbia Wetlands a living natural treasure because of its role as an essential eco-system, home to hundreds of animal species. What we also know is that the mighty Columbia River slows as it winds through the wetlands, setting the pace for us and all who seek respite here. Guests at the Columbia Wetlands Outpost have an opportunity to experience a magical adventure, a chance to pause and soak in something that is eye-wateringly beautiful, exciting yet profound. Whether you prefer to explore endless tributaries, at your own pace, in a canoe/kayak/SUP or simply float gently down the Columbia on a guided catacraft tour is your choice. Stay with us for several days to experience even more of our beautiful surroundings at the luxurious Columbia Wetlands Outpost Lodge, or unique Columbia Wetlands Outpost Tepee and Timber tents.
Skiing & Snowboarding
Deep in the snow, high up on the Powder Highway, lies Fernie Alpine Resort. With 37 feet of perfect powder, stunning scenery, 5 huge alpine bowls and endless downhill thigh burning runs. Don’t miss an opportunity to fall in love with Fernie, start in the large Learning Area at the base of the mountain serviced by its own t-bar lift, once comfortable you have a huge resort full of secret powder pockets and hidden mountain spots to keep you occupied throughout your skiing/riding career! Find out why Fernie has been named as a Top 25 Ski Town in the World, Best Winter Trip and Coolest Town in North America in recent years.
Adrenalin, Wildlife Tours, Snowmobiling
Canadas Premier Snowmobile & ATV Adventure Centre! We are located on the edge of the Canadian Rockies at the western gateway to Kootenay and Banff National Parks. Our snowmobile and ATV tours are perfect for all levels of experience, from complete beginners to advanced riders. We provide all the gear, equipment and instruction you will need. You will experience old-growth forest, incredible scenery and a spectacular alpine basin surrounded by soaring rock peaks. You will see the remains of a former gold and silver mine and relax by the fireplace in our alpine cabin. We provide free guest transport from all major hotels in Banff and Canmore. This is the real Canadian experience of a lifetime, which you will never forget. Many of our guests tell us this experience was the highlight of their Canadian Rockies vacation.
Panorama Mountain Resort
The Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre is dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of the internment of over 22,000 Japanese Canadians during the Second World War. The Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre opened its doors in 1994 as an initiative from the New Denver Kyowakai Society to commemorate and honor the stories of over 22,000 Japanese Canadians who were stripped of their civil rights, labelled “enemy aliens” and uprooted from their coastal homes during the Second World War. Located on the site of a former internment camp, the original buildings, period artifacts, interpretive displays, and Heiwa Teien garden designed by the renowned Roy (Tomomichi) Sumi, chronicle this extraordinary episode in Canadian history.
Horseback Riding & Ranches, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Three Bars Guest Ranch, The Adventure Ranch of the Canadian Rockies. Three Bars is Canada’s premier guest ranch. Specializing in 6 night all inclusive packages. Enjoy a world class riding program, rafting, guided hiking, mountain biking, skeet shooting, ATV tours, and a full evening program. All accommodations and meals are included in packages.
Bootleg Gap Golf, located in Kimberley British Columbia, is truly a complete golf facility. With 27 outstanding holes, and a stunning location along the St. Mary River. The Championship course at Bootleg Gap is highlighted with the 12th, a dramatic par-3 that swoops down into the hoodoo-lined hillside and is one of the most scenic par-3s in the region. For variety try the Recreational 9; it’s a hybrid and fun for every level of player.
Museums & Heritage Sites
Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History is a multi-faceted organization with a history museum exhibition, regional archives, two contemporary gallery spaces and a fabulous gift shop. The history museum features an introduction to the Sinixt and Ktunaxa nations, culture and perspectives, the history of European exploration and the challenges of trade and travel routes, and how various industries such mining, transportation, hydroelectricity affected the area and the creation of the Queen City. Our galleries rotate exhibitions eight times per year and feature everything from contemporary art and pop culture, to fine craft and design, to local architectural and social history Touchstones exhibitions connect to this areas creative energy and rich heritage. The gift shop features wares from over 100 local artists and authors. If you are looking for a gift that reflects Nelson and areas abundant talent and craft, you will certainly find it in our superbly curated Shop.
Museums & Heritage Sites, Hotels
A lakefront hotel in Revelstoke nestled between stunning Three Valley Lake and the Monashee Mountains, Three Valley Lake Chateau & Ghost Town offers a unique blend of modern comforts and historical attractions. Our Revelstoke resort features 200 comfortable guest room accommodations and suites with beautiful garden or lake views, an onsite restaurant, and a heritage ghost town tour, complete with 25 historic buildings from the late 1800s, an antique auto museum and a railway roundhouse.
Sightseeing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
West Trek Tours is Vancouvers #1 budget tour provider, servicing the international student community, backpackers and locals since 1998! Whether its to Whistler, Seattle, Victoria, Tofino, Portland or the Rocky Mountains, West Trek tours are fun, high energy and affordable. We strive to give visitors of Vancouver a uniquely Canadian experience while helping to create memories and friendships that last a lifetime. West Trek
You have to be there!!
BCgolfguide.com is deeply rooted in all destinations within British Columbia that offer stay and play and custom golf packages. We are a full service tour operator / travel agency providing personalized customer service with real agents that know and have played all the courses. We provide assistance for Vancouver Island, Whistler, Vancouver area, Okanagan, Kamloops, Shuswap, Osoyoos, the Kootenays and the Columbia Valley. From 3 to 5 star hotels, resorts, and post golf excursions – One call does it all. We can even assist with some of your Alberta golf needs too!