Learn more about attractions, guided tours, parks, and more.
Paddling, River Rafting
Now entering our 29th season Rafting some of the most amazing rivers and providing memories that last a lifetime. Riverside Adventures offers something for everyone and we pride ourselves in customizing your trip to specific needs. We operate a range of BC whitewater river adventures – by raft, canoe, or kayak. Come experience the beauty the Clearwater river, one of Wells Gray Provincial Parks best features. Watch the river otters playing, or watch a bear coming down for a drink. The bald eagles love looking for salmon from the treetops over the river. Seasoned adventurers and first timers, we have something for everyone. You will not believe the amount of fun you have on the River. We could tell you something like the fact that our guides are trained above industry standards like every other rafting company says, but what we boast about is the experience our guides provide. Come see for yourself and make memories that will last a lifetime. See you on the river.
Do you dream of flying? Then take a tandem paragliding adventure and fly like an eagle. An experienced instructor will show you how birds and paragliders fly and bring you to spectacular views of the North Thompson Valley and surrounding peaks. This is for everybody with an adventurous soul. The 2 h round trip might change your life! Feel the wind in your face and soar with the eagles. Operating from May till October, weather dependent.
Hiking, Backcountry Skiing, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Canadian Adventure Company’s Mallard Mountain Lodge, accessible only by a 77 km, 30 minute helicopter flight, & accepting only 6 to 8 guests at a time, is the most private & remote Lodge in the Canadian Rockies. This industry unique small guest group size makes it very comfortable to join others at the Lodge, or easy to book the entire Lodge for your group’s exclusive use. A variety of package options & lengths of stay are available. Guests of all ages & abilities enjoy backcountry ski & snowboard touring in the Winter, & hiking in Summer. The Lodge, nestled in the high alpine at tree line, & providing ready access to a huge five valley area, is one of the most stunningly beautiful Rocky Mountain alpine venues you will ever find. To be there, so remote, with so few people, is a thrilling experience you will never forget.
Heli-Skiing & Cat-Skiing, Hotels
Summer Accommodations Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing resort is a summer retreat, beautifully situated on the shores of Eleanor Lake. It is a convenient overnight option, a peaceful weekend getaway or the perfect place to host your family retreat or function. Guests stay in one of 22 handcrafted log chalets that are nestled throughout the lush gardens and landscape of the resort. All Chalets come equipped with free WiFi, satellite TV, while our private and luxury chalets feature stone fireplace, kitchen, jacuzzi tub or steam shower.
With 37 years of experience rafting on some of the most powerful rivers in the British Columbia interior, IWE is able to provide unmatched multi-sport excursions to people of all ages. Personal attention, smaller groups and knowledgeable, capable staff who exceed provincial safety guidelines are reasons IWE has set itself apart in the river rafting industry in Canada. Of course there’s the trips, too, and they’re unparalleled. IWE has developed a group of adventure experiences that will excite and challenge you. But you don’t have to be an adrenaline-charged extremist to enjoy the ride. Our whitewater trips are designed for all levels – from the river rookies to the seasoned rafters – and safety guidelines are stressed and demonstrated before every trip leaves IWE headquarters. In 2012 we became part of Tourism Canada’s Ã¢ÂÂSignature ExperienceÃ¢ÂÂ collection of companies that showcase Canada to tourists locally and abroad and offer them a Ã¢ÂÂOnce in a LifetimeÃ¢ÂÂ opportunity while in Canada.
Adrenalin, Hiking, Sightseeing
Have you ever dreamed of soaring over the mountains? With Robson HeliMagic you can experience the mountains of British Columbia like you have never imagined. Helicopter sightseeing and backcountry adventures with Robson HeliMagic are a once in a lifetime experience. Soaring high above this pristine wilderness of rock, ice and blue green glacier fed lakes will take your breath away. Along with sightseeing tours we fly to Berg Lake on Mondays and Fridays giving day hikers and campers a leg up on backcountry hiking. Join us on a flight to Berg Lake and the majestic Mt. Robson. It’s time to make some memories.
Hiking, Backcountry Skiing, Cabins & Cottages
Simple, comfortable accommodation used to access spectacular alpine hiking in Wells Gray Park. Composting toilets, solar power and hike in access only has made these huts the ultimate ecologically sensitive destination for over thirty years. All stays are fully catered and guided due to the remote nature of the terrain surrounding each cabin. Stay in one hut and explore – or hike from cabin to cabin for the ultimate Canadian wilderness adventure vacation.
Paddling, River Rafting, Sightseeing, Wildlife Tours
West Trek Tours is Vancouver’s #1 budget tour provider, servicing the international student community, backpackers and locals since 1998! Whether it’s 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!!
Imagine… flying over amazing vistas, ancient volcanoes, hidden caves, crystal clear whitewater rivers and many of the world’s greatest waterfalls! Feel the magic of UNESCO nominated Wells Gray Provincial Park, Ã¢ÂÂCanada’s Waterfalls Park”. Come see some of the most majestic landscapes on the planet and let the magic of the Park linger for a long time to come. Ã¢ÂÂWells Gray Air Tours are perfect for outdoor enthusiasts looking to experience a once in a lifetime adventure. From mountain tops at 3,000 meters to the crystal clear rivers and lakes below, Wells Gray Air has the view for people that love nature at its best. Come with us on an amazing journey and become one with Wells Gray Park. Explore one of the nation’s most beautiful, intriguing and scenic areas with us. The omnipresent experience is only possible from above with Wells Gray Air. View the full splendour of Wells Gray from “The Best Seat in the Park”.
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.
Museums & Heritage Sites
The Valemount Museum has something for every member of the family. The museum has three levels in the main building with displays on the Railway (rail camps and towns), a model railroad that even runs through the bathroom, Japanese Internment Camps, War Heroes, Old Children’s Toys, Valemount Pioneers, Margaret McKirdy’s Little People, James Vanslyk’s Art, Valemount Schools, Sewing, an Old Bedroom.
Liquid Lifestyles Whitewater Rafting & Kayaking is a small, locally owned and operated company that focuses on all the details. We offer world-class rafting in Clearwater, British Columbia- home to the 5,000 square km Wells Gray Provincial Park. Our highly experienced guides, small personal groups, and top-of-the-line equipment help to create unparalleled outdoor adventures. Whether you are an adrenaline junky or nature enthusiast, we provide the perfect mix of spectacular scenery, stunning waterfalls and heart pounding river rafting in beautiful BC’s Wells Gray Country. Browse our rafting and kayaking options and join us and book a trip today!
Boating, Fishing, Golf, Cabins & Cottages, Campgrounds & RV Parks
Prestigious RV Resort nestled in the hills of Wells Gray Provincial Park. Full service 30amp sites, luxurious shower house,mineral springs swimming lake, golf course, hiking trails. Come join us in the serenity Just a walk in the wilderness.
Horseback Riding & Ranches