Adventures in Canada You Have to Try Out
Enjoy this guest post from Roxana - how fun do these Canadian adventures sound?!
First of all, happy 150th birthday to Canada!
If you have never seen the wonders this magical country has to offer, what a better moment to do this than this one?
If you have already visited Canada, it’s highly likely that you haven’t probably seen all of its wondrous places.
Take a look at these five destinations and see what types of amazing adventures you can do there.
These are just the first steps if you decide to embark on a journey to explore Canada – you have no idea what treasures it hides!
White Water Rafting and Kayaking in Ottawa
Visiting the capital city of Canada would be an excellent way to celebrate this country’s a century-and-a-half-long history.
Wander around its beautiful streets and boulevards, go and see the most important historical monuments – you’ll not regret it!
For a slightly different yet authentic experience, the Ottawa River offers unforgettable natural sights.
Just a 75-minute drive from the capital, the Ottawa River is the best place to go kayaking or whitewater rafting.
Even though this river runs calmly for most of its length, the 10 km stretch of mountainous whitewater close to the Rocher Fendu Islands offers such an adrenaline-pumping adventure, so it’s no wonder this is one of the most popular boating destinations on the continent.
Hornblower Niagara Cruise at the Niagara Falls
Who hasn’t heard of Niagara Falls? If you have already seen them, think again.
If you want to experience the beauty of this spectacular waterfall to the maximum, you should definitely do this through the Hornblower Niagara Cruise.
Visiting Niagara Falls on a completely modern 700-passenger catamaran, or a 150-passenger jet boat will make this experience even more memorable.
You will be able to choose between two options – you can either choose a daytime voyage, or if you want to go for a more exclusive option, choose one of the fully-licensed nighttime Illumination or Firework Cruises.
According to many passengers of the cruise, this experience is beyond words!
Cycling around the Prince Edward Island
The Prince Edward Island is a province in the eastern part of Canada which consists not only of the main island called Prince Edward Island (PEI), but also several smaller ones.
The capital of the island is Charlottetown, and this small town of 60,000 citizens has so many beautiful things to offer.
First of all, let’s focus on the fact that it is not a popular tourist destination, so the scenario where you’ll be slowly walking shoulder to shoulder with other tourists exploring the wonders Charlottetown is practically impossible.
So what to do there?
Apart from kayaking, fishing and playing golf (which is surprisingly quite popular there), you can rent a bike and cycle across the town and the island.
While doing this, you’ll be a witness to just a small part of Canada’s hidden beauty.
Watching Grizzly Bears on Vancouver Island
This is definitely a once-in-a-lifetime experience that not many people get to experience.
Located in the very west of Canada, this lodge lets you observe real grizzly bears in their natural habitat through guided walks by skilled hosts.
The Great Bear Lodge Adventure is extremely popular with wildlife enthusiasts and photographers all around the world.
If you want to play an explorer for a couple of days, take the binoculars that are included in the package, wander through the forest with a guide and observe the bears.
If you want to have one of the most wondrous Canada holidays, you should definitely check this one out.
Maligne Lake Boat Cruising around the Spirit Island
If your wish is to fully experience the Canadian Rockies, then this is the adventure you’ve been looking for.
Google the Maligne Lake in Canada and take a look at what you will be missing out on if you don’t choose this as your next adventure.
Thanks to a tour guide who is an expert in the history of the lake, not even one minute of this spectacular journey will be dull.
When you get to The Narrows, the captain will make a stop so as to let you see and soak in the whole panoramic view of this dream-like scene.
Canada has so much to offer, not only shopping, having lunch or a cup of coffee at the exclusive restaurants in the capital.
Think a bit outside the box and you will see that you will be everything but disappointed!
Written by Roxana
Roxana is a travel enthusiast and lifestyle consultant from Sydney and she loves to write about her adventures. She is all about the healthy lifestyle, loves to run with her husband and dogs and has fun cooking exotic meals for her family.
Being a typical Aussie, she often hits the waves and loves beaches and sunshine! You can find out more about her writing following her on twitter and facebook. She is also one of the editors at Highstylife Magazine.