Learn about dinosaurs in Alberta's Badlands, where the world's largest dinosaur was found. Discover Paleolithic rocks with qualified guides in the parks. Learn about wildlife, first nations culture, the ranching industry and farming. Or experience the life of a cowboy as you ride the range with local ranchers. In the north, discover the magic of the Aurora Borealis and in the west, immerse yourself in the glaciers and mountain ranges of the Canadian Rockies. Alberta is a place where nature and history can be interpreted and appreciated by all ages.
Culinary experiences abound throughout British Columbia, with the province being home to a flourishing wine industry and exceptional local produce. To the north, you can go ice fishing, observe grizzly bears in their natural habitat, immerse yourself in the rich culture and heritage of the First Nations people. The islands are best known for whale watching, marine life, rain forest exploration, artisan studios, wineries and festivals. Come to British Columbia and encounter the wonders of nature and the rich heritage and diversity of cultures.
Discover Canada's most eastern Prairie Province. Manitoba is a premier wildlife-watching destination, with some of the highest densities of birds, moose, elk and black bear in Canada. Drawn by the expansive wetlands and waterways, two-thirds of Canada's 500-plus bird species come to Manitoba to nest. Manitoba also draws a multitude of talent in the arts & history. Famous for the Royal Winnipeg Ballet and the Museum of Man, this province offers an abundance of cultural festivals and historical landmarks that celebrate themes from agriculture and Canadian farming, to the arts and culture of the First Nations and the French Canadians.
New Brunswick embraces that perfect blend of the contemporary with the classic. Head to the Bay of Fundy, where you will find the highest tides in the world! During low tide you can walk the ocean floor, as well as witness hundreds of thousands of migrating sandpipers. Experience what life in a British Garrison was really like on a tour through a historical Soldiers Barracks, or learn about the music, dance and cuisine of Acadian culture at a local dinner theatre. From guided beach walks to costumed historical re-enactments, New Brunswick offers learning and enrichment experiences for everyone.
Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland and Labrador's location and environment have dominated its history and economy since the first aboriginals moved in as the glaciers melted 10,000 years ago. Located on the northeast edge of North America, it was the first place in the New World visited by Europeans - Vikings from Greenland and Iceland who came here 1,000 years ago. Their story of exploration is told at L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site near Newfoundland's northern tip. We celebrate the past, live for today, and invent tomorrow. Newfoundland and Labrador stays the same, but changes you forever. One visit will tell you why.
The Northwest Territories has an abundance of natural splendours throughout the region. Visit some of the finest waterfalls in the world, explore renowned Nahanni National Park, or watch polar bears, seals and beluga whales at play. Visit Yellowknife, the capital, learn how this city was built on permafrost. Meet the local experts who will interpret and introduce the land. This region is home to Canada's largest diamond mine. Two of the biggest attractions in the Northwest Territories are the long summer days of the midnight sun and the northern lights which can be seen in the night sky from late August until January.
Nova Scotia offers a wonderful combination of scenery, festivals, small-town charm, fascinating history, and friendly, down-to-earth people. Explore breathtaking shores - from towering cliffs and long peaceful beaches to picturesque bays and charming villages. Discover our parks, museums and wilderness areas. Sample our unique food, music, crafts and folkways. Take a four-hour cruise from the port of Digby to catch cod, haddock, halibut, mackerel, and shark. Go whale watching and learning about these mysterious animals in their natural habitat.
In the language of the Inuit, Canada's largest and newest territory, Nunavut, means "our land." The Nunavut Inuit have a deep connection to the land and their rich cultural history. This land is also home to Polar bears, muskoxen, whales, narwhals and walruses. Learn about sport fishing, dogsledding, Inuit arts and culture, or wilderness adventures. Experience an abundance of enriching activities in this arctic community where the moon and the glow of the Northern Lights paint the sky.
There are a variety of learning & enrichment travel experiences to choose from in Ontario. Experiences range from historical adventure getaways to northern lodges, art academies, wine tours and culinary delights, galleries, theatre festivals in Stratford and historical sites in the nation's capital city, Ottawa. Throughout the province there are enriching opportunities for visitors who want to learn about the landscape and the people who call it home. Whether on canvas or film, whether in the city or in nature, naturalists, guides, instructors, connoisseurs and specialists teach and tell stories, giving you an experience that's up-close and personal.
Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island is rich in history. Step back to 1864 and relive the exciting events that led to the creation of this great nation. Explore and learn about the history of the Island, the history of Canada and meet some of the people that lived on the island for over a century. Or visit the birth place of L.M. Montgomery, author of Anne of Green Gables. Enjoy Island food product tours and sample local favourites from chocolates to chutneys. Bike or hike the Confederation Trail through wetlands, hardwood groves, and quaint villages.
Québec is known internationally for its distinct French-Canadian or 'Quebecois' culture. There is a wealth of diversity in the arts and culture with internationally renown festivals in music, comedy, dance and theatre. This province is also known for the rich architecture of Quebec and Montreal. The capital city, Quebec, is the historical battle ground on the Plains of Abraham, and the beautiful Chateau Frontenac. The countryside is known for the local agriculture produce such as wine, cheese, and organic vegetables. Alternatively, the coast offers opportunities to see marine wildlife, maritime history, and a number of lighthouses along the St. Lawrence.
Saskatchewan offers a variety of authentic prairie experiences. Get in touch with the true rural lifestyle by staying and working on a farm. Alternatively, you may choose to go on an interpretive tour and learn about Boreal Forests and other ecological or wildlife wonders of the prairies. Or perhaps you want to experience the life on the range. There are a number of Ranch outfitters throughout the province offering a real 'hands-on' experience of the life of a wrangler.
The natural and cultural heritage of the Yukon is a rich source of innovative, traditional, or primeval art. The Yukon is also a winter playground offering activities from dog-sledding and snowmobiling to cross country skiing. Kluane National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the largest non-polar ice field in the world. Experience the magic of the northern lights with interpretive guides. Learn about the wild life and the landscape while rafting the historical Thirty-Mile River, or be introduced to the Klondike Gold Rush era in Dawson City. Explore the trails by mountain bike and by foot, and discover the Alpine Tundra up-close.