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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.

Revenues generated from Wild Nature Tours supports local environmental education opportunities for students. Contact us if you have questions or like a different type of tour, we can tailor other snowshoe adventures to your request. 


WINTER 2020/21 SNOWSHOE PROGRAMS:

Choose from the list of tours below or contact the office for custom tours. To book, use the contact info on this page.

FAR Out Snowshoe Safari

Discover fascinating Fernie facts while experiencing the amazing wintery wilderness. Departs from Fernie Alpine Resort and meanders through a lovely forest with gorgeous views. Discover winter ecology and local lore. Price includes local naturalist guide and snowshoe rentals. 

Availability: Tuesday & Thursday 1:30-3:30 pm - 2 hours & by request Adult $50, Child $30, *Family $130 (tax included)
Difficulty: Easy. Suitable for most ages and abilities
Price: Adult $50, Child $30, *Family $130 (tax included), includes 2 adults and all immediate children aged 17 and under 

Park Paradise

Explore one of the snowiest and wild places on earth while you snowshoe across powder meadows glistening like diamonds. Discover survival strategies of wildlife during winter. Enjoy a hot drink and homemade baking along a sparkling mountain creek before returning with rosy cheeks, and fond memories. Departs from Mount Fernie Provincial Park entrance kiosk. Price includes local naturalist guide, snowshoe rentals, and park permit fees.

Availability: Saturday, Wednesday & Friday 9:00 am–12 pm - 3 hours & by request
Difficulty: Easy. Suitable for most ages and abilities
Price: Adult $70, Child $40, *Family $180 (tax included)

*Wild Nature Tours promises safe COVID 19 protocols and as a result has suspended home baking and hot drink service at this time.
**Family includes parents and their immediate children 17 and under
***Please provide 48 hours notice prior to reservation to ensure availability


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.

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

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