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Jennifer Chocolates is an artisan gourmet chocolate shop in Nakusp, BC. We make everything right here on location and very often you can see the chocolatier at work and watch our decadent chocolate creations being made. Come and let us tempt your taste buds with our famous dark chocolate truffles or enjoy summer treats like homemade caramel or ice cream Drumstix.
Adrenalin, Biking, Backcountry Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing, Heli-Skiing & Cat-Skiing
Located at the base of RED Mountain Resort, GET LOST Adventure Centre is purpose built, open year-round and takes the region’s best guides and gear and puts them all under one roof for the first time ever. Rossland, BC is your gateway to adventure and GET LOST will help you find your way to our finest recreational opportunities easily.
Hiking, Backcountry Skiing, Heli-Skiing & Cat-Skiing, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures is the world’s largest heli-skiing and heli-hiking company, with 12 luxury lodges, 472 inches of snow and 3 million skiable acres.
Boating, Hiking, Sightseeing, Cabins & Cottages
Wing Creek Resort is a spectacularly beautiful, romantic mountainside resort and spa on pristine Kootenay Lake, BC. Our 20-acre award winning resort caters to couples looking to unplug and reconnect with Nature. It features 5 well-appointed luxury cabins/cottages, a private beach, forest, trails, orchard, gardens, gift shop, Retreat Centre (with wi-fi) and the Falling Water Spa. Each cabin has one bedroom with queen bed and down duvets, a slate bathroom, granite & hardwood kitchen, living room with vaulted ceiling and cozy wood burning fireplace plus a large deck with breathtaking views of pristine Kootenay Lake and the soaring Purcell mountains. Located just 5 minutes north of picturesque Kaslo, Wing Creek Resort offers easy access to world class hiking, kayaking, white water rafting, hot springs and many other outdoor activities. Or simply relax in unspoiled Nature. We are never crowded and specialize in private vacations for two – and honeymoons! Discover the REAL British Columbia!
Adrenalin, Paddling, River Rafting
Endless Adventure, is a multi-sport outdoor adventure centre,located in beautiful Crescent Valley BC. Our goal is to share the magic found in the lush landscape of the West Kootenays via Stand Up Paddle, kayak,canoe, or raft. Endless Adventure offers paddle sports sales as well as kayaking and SUP tours, rentals, instruction. We also provide safe and fun Rafting and a full service campsite over looking the Slocan River. Our Endless Adventure Kayak/SUP academy features whitewater and touring courses for all levels with safety and expert instruction as our focus.
Breweries, Distilleries & Cideries
Rossland Beer Co. is a small brewery that is all about fresh, local beer. Drop by our back alley brewery to sample our current selection of beer, drink a glass (or two!), fill a growler and experience Rossland like the locals do. Unfiltered, unpasteurized, no preservatives, no additives, all natural beer brewed in Rossland, BC Why wouldn’t you?
Biking, Hiking, Sightseeing, Taxis & Shuttles
Footsteps Eco Adventures offers superb alpine hiking adventures and beautiful mountain yoga hiking retreats. We are avaiable for custom tours and cater to family and youth educational camps
Paddling, Spas & Wellness, Bed & Breakfasts
The Sentinel is a lakefront luxury B&B and Retreat Center located a short 50 minute drive from Nelson or a 7 minutes from the heart of Kaslo. Our luxury rooms boast superior King sized beds or two twins, all with stunning views of Kootenay Lake and ensuite bath. Onsite bodywork treatments available, booking required 48 hours in advance. Relax on our 800 square foot deck, garden, lakeside sitting area or take a canoe or kayak out of a spin.
Museums & Heritage Sites, Attractions, Accessibility
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.
Boating, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Hotels
Woodbury Resort& Marina is Kootenay Lakes only year round resort. We offer everthing you need in one remote location. RV spots, motel rooms and tenting. Heated pool, JB’s Pub& Restaurant, full service marina with boat rentals. Miles of hiking and quad or snowmobiling trails. You can explore the deserted beaches,take a soak at Ainsworth Hotsprings or just sit on our private beach and take in the scenery. Whatever you choose, you won’t be disappointed. Eight hours from Vancouver and eight hours from Calgary make us a great meeting place.
Ainsworth Hot Springs
Horseback Riding & Ranches
Western-Style horseback riding in back country BC! We’ve moved close to the US border @Nelway adjacent Rosebud Lake. We tailor the ride to provide an uplifting experience in a natural environment. The horses (6) are family, breed, born and raised by ‘cowboy’ Phillip Morris. Find testimonials, photos and more about us on our website and facebook.
Reel Adventures offers premiere fishing packages for some of the best fishing in the World! Offering Salmon & Halibut charters on the west coast of Vancouver Island, as well as Trophy Rainbow Trout & Bull Trout fishing in the interior lakes, and fantastic fly fishing and Walleye fishing on the Mighty Columbia River. So, no matter what you’re looking for, we have an option for you. Year Round! Our waters include: Ucluelet BC offshore salmon fishing on the pacific ocean, Interior British Columbia on world famous Kootenay Lake, or the Mighty Columbia River, and a bunch of smaller lakes and streams in the interior. These trips are fully guided. We supply the boats, gear, and licensed guide for your trip. Our boats and guides are all Transport Canada certified and have years of experience. Come join us for an exciting adventure in British Columbia.
Spas & Wellness, Cabins & Cottages
Yasodhara Ashram is a yoga retreat and study centre founded by Swami Sivananda Radha in 1963, in Kootenay Bay, British Columbia, Canada. Set in the beautiful mountains of southeastern British Columbia, we invite people of all ages and backgrounds to pursue their self-development and discover the promise of yoga. We offer a wide range of yoga programs year round – from a three-month intensive, to private retreats, teacher certifications and introductions to yoga. Our popular Service programs are for those interested in learning about Karma Yoga, or the yoga of selfless service, our main spiritual practice. Day visitors are welcome to drop-in for lunch and a self-guided tour, or to come for our popular Taste of the Ashram program. We are also home to the Temple of Light, symbol of peace, hope and unity – open to all.
Adrenalin, Heli-Skiing & Cat-Skiing
Nestled deeply in the Rocky Mountains at the convergence of three world famous mountain ranges, Mica Heliskiing is a luxury backcountry escape with a spectacular heliskiing tenure. Our unique location among the world’s furthest inland rainforest provides us with a blanket of deep dry powder snow from December to April each year. Accessible only by helicopter, Mica Heliskiing delivers a boutique heliski experience to a maximum of twenty guests. 4-7 day heliski packages are available. Our luxury lodge delivers the ultimate in comfort with spacious suites,hot tub, massage quarters, reading room, fitness room, business centre, ski shop, apres ski bar, espresso bar, fireplaces cracling throughout and an exceptional culinary experience.