As if we needed any more excuses to get outside, here’s another. Father’s Day is right around the corner! Whether you have fond memories of outdoor adventures with your dad, or you’re starting to introduce your own children to the outdoors, this is the perfect opportunity to make new memories with those closest to you.
So gather the kids, call your parents or hit up your go-to Adventure buddy, because we’re celebrating all those who’ve made us the Explorers we are today!
Browse all Adventures in BC and Alberta, or read on for a few ideas to inspire your family’s next outing.
If you’re guilty of repeatedly buying your dad multiple pairs of hiking socks over the years, opt for a unique gift idea this Father’s Day. Spend the day together on an outdoor Adventure with one of our knowledgeable Local guides and experience something new.
Take your Dad on a cycle adventure this year with your choice between a leisurely cycle in the Okanagan or working on his biking skills in Vancouver, Kamloops, or Canmore!
Does your dad have a love for climbing? Take him climbing through canyons, up the Via Ferrata, or on the famous Squamish Chief – if he’s game for it you can even book him in for a picnic or camp out on the cliff!
For the Mini Explorers: Family Friendly Adventures
Spark your child’s curiosity and share your love for the outdoors by exploring nature as a family. Adventuring with Yervana is a great way for kids to learn something new under the safe guidance of our certified Locals. Feel free to message any of our Local hosts with questions about the Adventure to check suitability.
Explore the pristine wild environment along the coastline of Sooke and learn about wild plants and flowers that can be used to make tea. Suitable for all ages; this outdoor Adventure can be tailored to you with a more leisurely pace for young foragers.
Head up the scenic Sea to Sky Highway for a kid friendly scenic rafting float, over to Snug Cove for a Kayak tour, or to Golden for a gentle introduction to whitewater rafting suitable for kids aged 8+. These family friendly Adventures are sure to be a crowd pleaser.
SNUG COVE, BC
Bowen Island & Howe Sound Kayaking Tour
Explore the shoreline of Bowen island and experience breathtaking scenery and wildlife such as bald eagles, seals and seabirds. Lucky paddlers can even find themselves a few hundred meters from a pod of white-sided dolphins or a couple of orcas!
Gentle Introduction To Whitewater Rafting
From $89 pp
Ideal Adventure for those seeking a milder whitewater experience! It is the perfect half-day introduction to whitewater rafting where rafters can expect to get splashed on this trip with bouncy light waves and rapids.
Learn to Fish Clinic
From $60 pp
New to fishing? This Adventure is the perfect family activity to learn the basics. Spend an evening fishing at Rice Lake in North Vancouver which is stocked with Rainbow Trout and offers a peaceful, relaxing backdrop while you learn a fun, new activity as a family.