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WELLS GRAY EXPLORER

3 DAYS/ 2 NIGHTS FOR ONLY $ 450.00

2 DAYS/ 1 NIGHT FOR ONLY $ 325.00


The best way of exploring Wells Gray Park is hiking nature- and historic trails along the Wells Gray Park corridor combined with paddling the crystal clear waters of Clearwater Lake. Camp on sandy beaches enjoying the sunsets and spectacular views of the Caribou Mountains on a memorable outdoor adventure. These trips starts and end at the Wells Gray Guest Ranch (www.wellsgrayranch.com) near the entrance to the park.

Day 1
Arrival at the Wells Gray Guest Ranch at 09.00 a.m. Register at the desk. After meeting your guide at 09.30 drive to Green Mountain Viewing tower overlooking the southern part of Wells Gray Park. We continue on to visit Dawson Falls, also nick named "Little Niagara" and then drive to Clearwater Lake. There our guide will give us a detailed introduction into paddling techniques and environmental ethics before we paddle our canoes for approx. 3 hours to a beautiful camp setting, where we will set up camp for two nights.

Day 2
Today we explore Clearwater Lake with our canoes, enjoy some fishing and possibly observe wildlife. An approximately 1 hour hike to Eagle’s View presents another chance to see wildlife and to enjoy a beautiful vista over Clearwater Lake. Second night at the camp.
Day 3
After a relaxing breakfast we paddle back to the canoe launch and put away our canoes and paddle gear. After stopping at Bailey's Chute where you can see the salmon jumping in August we visit majestic Helmcken Falls (2.5 times the height of Niagara Falls) and admire the powerful waters plunging into the impressive lava canyon. Return to the Wells Gray Guest Ranch and arrive at approx. 04.30 p.m.

 

DEPARTURE DATES 2017

3 DAY EXPLORER:                
Every Saturday                       
June 03rd - September 23rd, 2017


2 DAY MINI EXPLORER:  
Every Thursday                              
June 08th– September 28th, 2017

 

RATES 2017

3 days / 2 nights - $ 450.00 / person

2 days/ 1 night   - $ 325.00 / person

Rates do not include 5% taxes and tips for the guide.

 

SPECIAL NOTES

  • We require a minimum of 4 participants and a maximum of 12 participants

  • For our canoeing excursions for children 4 to 12 years of age sitting in the center of the canoe with their parents we grant a 25 % discount. Children 0-4 are free of charge but guests will have to bring their own approved flotation device for the child.
  • All guests are required to sign a waiver of liability prior to departure

  • For accommodation before and/or after the tour please visit www.wellsgrayranch.com or www.bluegrousecountryinn.com

 

TOUR PRICE INCLUDES
  • Guided canoeing, hiking and sightseeing in Wells Gray Park as outlined
  • Use of camping equipment (tent and insulating pad)
  • Canoe and equipment rental
  • Wilderness campsite fees
  • All meals starting with lunch on first day and ending with lunch on the last day.
  • Park use fees

NOT INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE

  • Personal expenses
  • Fishing license, tackle etc
  • Bring your own sleeping bag (Rental $ 25.00 / trip)
  • Applicable Taxes
WHAT TO BRING
  • Warm Sleeping Bag                  
  • Raincoat and Pants
  • Sun Hat and Glasses
  • Jeans or Cotton Pants
  • Cotton T-Shirt or Long Sleeved Shirt
  • Wool or Fleece Sweater
  • Warm Wool or Fleece Coat
  • 2 Pair of Wool Socks
  • Hiking Boot or Runners
  • Rubber Boots, Sandals or Waterproof Footwear
  • Waterproof Bag or Pack large enough to hold your Personal Gear
  • Bathing Suit
  • Sun Lotion & Insect Repellent
  • Camera and Films
  • Flashlight
  • Pocket Knife
  • Personal Water Bottle
  • Water Purifying Tablets (optional)
  • Fishing Tackle (optional)
  • Personal Medication and First Aid Kit

HOW TO GET THERE

Turn off Highway # 5 in Clearwater (122 km north of Kamloops, B.C.) at the Tourist Information Centre and follow the road to Wells Gray Park for 27 km and then turn left at the sign    "Wells Gray Guest Ranch".

FOR RESERVATION PLEASE CONTACT US AT   info@bcbackcountryadventures.com

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