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Outdoor experiences of a fun, friendly and wild nature!

Uncover the natural beauty, serenity, and stories of the southern Canadian Rockies. Join local naturalists on a guided experience to explore one of the most unique places on earth. Our guides possess vast local knowledge and experience guiding all ages and ability levels which sets the stage for an opportunity to watch, listen and uncover flora, fauna, landscape and the heritage of the area. Join us on a winter snowshoe safari, bird watching, wildflower wander, viewing wildlife or guided hike.

This nature-based tourism company takes you off the beaten path into scenic areas to connect with the Rocky Mountain environment.

2017 programs, click the hyperlinks for more information or to book online:

FAR Out Snowshoe Safari -2 hours

Discover the unique history of Fernie on a relaxing snowshoe through a beautiful forest with gorgeous views. Soft, quiet steps float through powder as you unravel the secrets and stories of wildlife in the snow at the Fernie Alpine Resort,

Inclusions: 2 hour heritage tour includes interpretive guided tour, snowshoes and poles hot drinks, home-baked snacks, local naturalist stories discovering winter wildlife

Availability: Available for booking anytime with a minimum of 1 day notice
Difficulty: Easy. Suitable for most ages and abilities

Price: $50pp / Family Rate $130, includes 2 adults and all immediate children aged 17 and under 

Min. # of guests: 2
Meeting location:
Departs from Fernie Alpine Resort Guest Services.

 

Mount Fernie Provincial Park Paradise Snowshoe Safari - 3 hours

Enjoy a gentle snowshoe hike through the provincial park at the base of Mount Fernie. Learn about forest ecology and human uses of plants from a knowledgeable guide in a mature Interior Cedar Hemlock forest.

Inclusions: 3 hour winter ecology tour includes interpretive guided tour, snowshoes and poles hot drinks, home-baked snacks, local naturalist stories discovering winter wildlife

Availability: Available for booking anytime with a minimum of 1 day notice
Difficulty: Easy. Suitable for most ages and abilities

Price: $70pp / Family Rate $180, includes 2 adults and all immediate children aged 17 and under

Min. # of guests: 2
Meeting location: Wildsight office
, 891 2nd Avenue, Fernie, BC

 

Sleeping Bear Snowshoe Safari

Spend a day snowshoeing in the spectacular Cedar Valley Old Growth Reserve at Island Lake Lodge discovering why grizzly bears choose this spot to slumber.

Inclusions: Snowcat ride to Island Lake Lodge, gourmet lunch indoors at the Lodge, 4-hour guided interpretive tour, snowshoes, hot drinks, and homemade snacks. 

Difficulty: Easy. Suitable for most ages and abilities

Price: $140pp 

Meeting location: Island Lake Lodge parking lot, end of Mt Fernie Provincial Park Rd. Transportation can be arranged if necessary.

Contact us if you have questions or like a different type of tour, we can tailor other snowshoe adventures to your request

 Wild Nature Tours is a program of the Elk Valley, Golden, and Invermere Branches of Wildsight. 

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  • 250-423-3322
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  • www.wildnaturetours.ca/
  • 891 2nd Ave, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0
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