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Outdoor experiences of a fun, friendly and wild nature!

Discover the natural beauty, serenity, and stories of the southern Canadian Rockies. Join local naturalists on a guided experience to explore a unique and diverse ecosystem. Our guides possess vast local knowledge and experience guiding all ages and ability levels bringing you the opportunity to watch, listen and learn about the special flora, fauna, landscape and heritage of the area. Join us for bird watching, wildflower wonders, guided hiking, wildlife viewing, or a winter snowshoe safari. 

Wild Nature Tours is a non-profit venture, all proceeds will support local conservation projects. 

Fernie Wildlife & Birding Brochure/Map - PDF
Fernie Hiking & Biking Trail Map - PDF

WINTER PROGRAMS:

Choose from the list of tours below or contact the office for custom tours. Tours listed below are available at any time, on request, subject to availability of guides. Please provide 48 hours notice. 

To book, use the contact info on this page.

FAR Out Snowshoe Safari

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. 2-hour heritage tour includes an interpretive guided tour, snowshoes and poles, hot drinks and home-baked snacks.

Availability: Available for booking anytime with a minimum of 1-day notice
Difficulty: Easy. Suitable for most ages and abilities
Price: $50pp / Child $30 / 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.

Park Paradise

Enjoy a gentle snowshoe hike through the Mt Fernie Provincial Park. Learn about forest ecology and human uses of plants from a knowledgeable guide in a mature Interior Cedar Hemlock forest. 3-hour winter ecology tour includes an interpretive guided tour, snowshoes and poles, hot drinks, home-baked snacks & park permit fees.

Availability: Available for booking anytime with a minimum of 1-day notice
Difficulty: Easy. Suitable for most ages and abilities
Price: $70pp / Child $40 / Family Rate $180, includes 2 adults and all immediate children aged 17 and under
Min. # of guests: 2
Meeting location: Park entrance kiosk.

 

 

ABOUT WILDSIGHT

Wild Nature Tours is a program of the Elk Valley, Golden, and Invermere Branches of Wildsight. Wildsight works to protect biodiversity and encourage sustainable human communities in Canada's Southern Rocky Mountain eco-region.

Wild Nature Tours guests contribute to Wildsight, our local conservation group working locally to protect biodiversity and encourage sustainable communities. In 2014, Wildsight got 5336 kids outside connecting to nature through education in the wild programs; operates the Fernie Eco garden; books fruit harvest equipment keeping wildlife safe; sponsors the annual Earth Day festival and Think Tank Cinemas. Wildsight also works in furthering a north-south wildlife management area in the Flathead and Elk Valleys to ensure connectivity corridors for wide-ranging carnivores.

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  • www.wildsight.ca/branches/elkvalley/wildnaturetours/
  • 891 2nd Ave, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0
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