The natural areas of Canada house the legacy of the native peoples of this country and are full of history that accounts for the current Canadian culture. Discover this incredible culture by entering the wild landscapes of this great country. These are some of the outdoor activities organized by indigenous tourism companies throughout Canada, from horseback riding and hiking to snowshoeing and mountain biking.
Ride a horse and go around with the family business Horseback Adventures, which awaits you at its ranch in Brule (Alberta), north of Jasper, on Highway 16. Here they offer horse riding activities for all tastes: from one-way rides hour for rookie trails to excursions for experienced riders who move away from the most frequented roads to get to know the rural area. Multi-day activities include homemade meals prepared by a chef traveling with the group.
Undertake an adventure to learn about the stunning beauty of the Arctic tundra and see the reindeer up close with one of the tours organized by Tundra North Tours, an Inuvialuit company based in Inuvik, in the Northwest Territories. Travel in a snowmobile with the local shepherds who have been crossing these lands for generations, and slide in the direction of the blue horizon line surrounded by thousands of reindeer.
Takaya Tours, a company in the north of Vancouver (British Columbia), organizes interpretive excursions in canoes similar to the historic vessels of the tsleil-waututh, one of the First Nations. During the navigation, a guide will transmit the ancient knowledge and wisdom of traditional methods to identify and collect native flora and fauna, in addition to sharing the songs and legends of the Salish culture and indicating the location of the oldest villages.
In Churchill, Manitoba, get on a dog sled with Wapusk Adventures. This small hatchery is owned by Dave Daley, a local also in charge of entrepreneurship, whose heirloom is reflected in the stories you will hear while you meet the dogs, learn about the use of sleds and take a full speed ride. Dave is the ideal person to answer all your questions on the road as he is the founder of Hudson Bay Quest, an annual sled race that attracts participants from around the world every winter.
Join an excursion in an inflatable boat 9 meters long to tour the islands and visit ancient villages of Haida culture, totems worn by time, and colonies of sea lions. Pay attention! You may also see whales and black bears along the way. All walks are accompanied by native songs and stories.
With Narwal Northern Adventures you have several options to visit the Northwest Territories: guided walks along the lake to know the ice caves, get on a canoe or a kayak to paddle through one of the beautiful sectors of Yellowknife (from day trips to six-day excursions) or admire the northern lights from a traditional 9-meter long canoe, which includes soup and typical slices of bread.
Winter adventure in the city on the Capilano Suspension Bridge in Vancouver
Immerse yourself in the magic of the season at Vancouver’s Capillano Suspension Bridge Park! Take a whimsical journey through the forest adorned in color and light, and admire the beautiful decorations while crossing the suspension bridge. Stroll among the tallest trees, including the tallest Christmas tree in the world! – and on the cliff. Stop for activities that are enjoyable for children, such as making cards and decorating cookies, and avoid cold with a hot drink in one of the rustic cafes (on your own). With mobile tickets, simply scan your phone to enter the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park directly.
Sledding adventure in Mont-Tremblant
Experience the excitement of a dog sled ride through the snow on a 1-hour adventure from Mont-Tremblant. Halfway there, enjoy the stunning winter landscapes and enjoy a hot chocolate with your guides. Learn to drive the sled or enjoy the excitement as a passenger before returning to the kennel to visit the dogs and maybe even meet their puppies.
Whistler sightseeing tour from Vancouver with Horseshoe Bay and Shannon Falls
Travelers who want to explore Whistler on a day trip from Vancouver generally need to rent a car and drive, which means focusing on the road instead of the landscape.
Dog sledding, snowboarding and snowshoeing tour from Toronto
Perfect for all ages, the full-day excursion provides a great escape from city life. Convenient transportation takes you from the busy streets of Toronto to a quiet farm in northern Ontario. Enjoy the thrill of dog sledding, snowshoes, and snow tubing along private trails. In the middle, heat with a chili lunch by the fireplace.
Seaplane flight to Victoria and whale watching cruise
Indulge yourself with beautiful aerial views at the 35-minute crossing of the Georgia Strait by seaplane, the greenest transportation to Victoria. From the capital of the island, start an exciting cruise through the Haro Strait, home of killer whales (killer whales), sea lions, and seals, followed by a flight back to the mainland.
Helicopter tour of Niagara Falls
Live the experience of Niagara Falls like never before, from a totally new perspective on this panoramic 10-minute helicopter tour. Each passenger receives individual headphones that offer interesting and educational information about the falls during the flight. The view is unforgettable, but you can take a camera to capture the moment.
Day in the Arctic circle: observation tour of the northern lights
Enter Canadian nature to admire one of the most spectacular light effects of nature on this evening watching the Northern Lights in Whitehorse. Leave the city in the company of your guide to enter the wild territory of the Yukon of Canada, where the clear skies offer excellent opportunities to contemplate the northern lights, also known as “northern lights.” Scroll to a specially adapted enclave away from the bright lights of the city and enjoy the majesty of the northern lights in the foreground. Look up and marvel at the vibrant green, violet, yellow, and red colors of the sky lighting up.…