Guided Ice Fishing for Rainbow Trout at Sun Peaks Resort, Kamloops photo by Devon Lindsay

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Wonder of Winter — Kamloops/Sun Peaks, Wells Gray Provincial Park/Clearwater

Gateway — Kamloops

DAY 1

Arrive in Kamloops. Enjoy a snowshoe tour and campfire dinner with ACT Adventures. This tour will bring guests to Greenstone Mountain or Mount Lolo, located above the city. From there, guests will grab their snowshoes and venture into the woods for a 360-degree view of Kamloops’ terrain. When it begins to get dark, a dinner will be prepared and served by the campfire. Guests will return to their accommodation later that evening.

Overnight in Kamloops.

A great opportunity for viewing the starry night sky with stunning clarity. Kamloops, BC

 

Travel Trade Partners:

Best Western Plus Kamloops, Monte Creek Ranch Winery

DAY 2

Depart Kamloops for a 45-minute drive to Sun Peaks, the second largest ski resort by area in Canada. Sun Peaks has a large variety of winter activities apart from skiing and snowboarding. Some of the most popular activities include ice skating, dog-sledding, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, Segways and guided ice-fishing. The guided ice-fishing experience features transfers, all gear, a heated tent, and an outfitter guide. These activities can be booked at Sun Peaks Resort’s Adventure Centre. Sun Peaks has a wide selection of accommodations and also features a variety of restaurants with international cuisine options.

Overnight at Sun Peaks.

DAY 3

Depart Sun Peaks for a one hour and thirty minute drive to Wells Gray Provincial Park. At the turnoff to Helmcken Falls, Clearwater Lake Tours will meet the guests and take them to their cabins to begin exploring Wells Gray Provincial Park. Clearwater Lake Tours provide unique tours deep into the wilderness. After the arrival by snow taxi, guests can check into their cabin and enjoy a snowshoe or cross-country trail experience before dinner is served in the main cabin.

Overnight at Clearwater Lake Cabins.

Exploring the wilderness at Clearwater Lake, Wells Gray Provincial Park

 

DAY 4

Full day of adventures in Wells Gray Provincial Park. Activities include snowshoeing, cross country skiing, canoeing (subject to weather conditions), and wildlife viewing. Winter is prime time for moose and other wildlife viewing in this area, and following animal tracks is a popular pastime.

Overnight at Clearwater Lake Cabins.

DAY 5

Travel by snow taxi along Clearwater Valley Road and stop at Helmcken Falls turnoff. From here, travel by vehicle to see Helmcken Falls, Dawson Falls, and Spahats Falls. Each of the falls has a unique feature during winter conditions. Afterwards, depart Clearwater and drive back to Kamloops to conclude the trip.

Helmcken Falls viewpoint