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Explore Edmonton

Tour Description

Duration

Date

Price per Adult

Start Building

Inclusions

  • Entry into the World Waterpark OR Galaxyland
  • Access to Fort Edmonton Park
  • Admission to Métis Crossing with Meet the Métis guided tour
  • Elk Island National Park entry with canoe/kayak rental
  • Aerial Park Tower at Snow Valley
  • eBike Rental
  • Food tour
  • 2 nights accommodation at the Fantasyland Hotel in West Edmonton Mall
  • All taxes

Top Sites

  • Edmonton
  • Snow Valley
  • Fort Edmonton Park
  • West Edmonton Mall
  • Métis Crossing
  • Elk Island National Park

Accommodation

  • Sawridge Inn and Conference Centre Edmonton South

Postcard Views

Suggested Itinerary

Welcome to Edmonton! Upon arriving in Alberta’s capital city, make your way to the Sawridge Inn and Conference Centre Edmonton South and check into your hotel room. Change into your athletic clothes, do some stretching and then make your way to the Aerial Park at Snow Valley. With over 100 elements on the structure, you’ll crawl, climb, swing, and step your way through locally-themed elements. Some of these are up to 15 metres high and include the rainbow wall, ski-bridge, swinging picnic table, and tons of other thrilling challenges.
Forget something? Within a short drive of your hotel, you get access to Southgate Mall and South Edmonton Common. From boutique to box stores, these two shopping areas have your fashion in mind.

(additional charge)

Upgrade your accommodations at the Sawridge Inn to a Queen, Bedroom, Family or Accessible suite. All include added space in the room with more amenities and features.
Good morning! Enjoy a breakfast at the hotel, or grab something nearby and make your way to view some of the best in living history in the country. Fort Edmonton Park sits on 158 acres of wooded parkland along the river valley and allows you to tour through 1846 Hudson’s Bay Fort as well as the Streets of 1885, 1905, and 1920. From steam trains to midways, hear the stories from vintage characters roaming the streets to the First Nations’ and Métis Peoples’ in their featured exhibit. If you’re looking to do more than just explore Edmonton’s past, Fort Edmonton Park is your chance to experience it!
Visit Edmonton’s original Capitol Theatre found on 1920 Street. It’s more than just an iconic facade, as the functioning theatre actually shows films throughout the season.

(additional charge)

If you are looking to see more than just the Fort, include a morning entry to the Edmonton Valley Zoo. Immerse yourself in an experience that’s fun and educational for animal enthusiasts of all ages. Home to more than 350 animals, the Edmonton Zoo has something for everyone.

Good morning! Today is going to be a energy expelling day, so fuel up at breakfast, grab your swimwear or running shoes and make your way to West Edmonton Mall! You have your choice of visiting either of the following:

The World Waterpark: Ride the waves in the world’s largest indoor wave pool; splash down any of the 17 unique waterslides; relax in the large hot tubs and explore some of the many play features that will entertain the whole family for hours!

Galaxyland: North America’s largest indoor amusement park features more than 27 exhilarating rides and play areas for all ages. Including 4 distinctive roller coasters, Galaxy Kids Playpark, Swing of the Century, The Flying Galleon, carnival games and more!

Once you’ve had your fill, make sure you check out North America’s largest shopping and entertainment centre’s 800 stores and services.
If you’re hungry, you can venture to any of the two massive food courts or to Bourbon Street, the malls restaurant hub.

(additional charge)

If shopping is not your thing, then include bowling, glow-in-the dark mini golf, go-karting, gaming, skating, or dinner theatre to your evening plans.

Pack your snacks, load up the car and head north east of the city for some indigenous education. Built on the original river lots of Métis settlers to this region in the late 1800s, Métis Crossing is home to Alberta’s first Métis cultural interpretive centre. You’ll join the Meet the Métis 1.5-hour immersive cultural, guided tour, introducing you to Métis Crossing and the Métis peoples through art, dance, story telling, nature, and traditional practices.

Once you’ve completed your tour and exploring this historic site, hop back into your vehicle to drive to Elk Island National Park to see how this refuge for bison, elk and more than 250 bird species is important to Canada. You’ll be able to view these wild animals from a safe distance and enjoy them in their natural habitats. In the late afternoon, you’ll travel towards Astotin Lake in the National Park for a one hour canoe/tandem kayak rental to enjoy the serenity on the water.
Both Métis Crossing and Elk Island National Park are outside the city limits, which make these ideal locations for a picnic. Go to the nearby grocery store and pick up food and beverages for your day in rural Alberta.

(additional charge)

Spend more time on Astotin Lake and add additional hours on the water with your craft. If this is a family or group activity, we can upgrade you to an XL Stand Up Paddle Board, that fits up 8 adults.
Today is going to be a day for you to see a different side of Edmonton. You get a full day eBike rental (10am-6pm) so get to the shop just a bit earlier to make sure you can maximize your time on the bike. Select from commuter bikes that maneuver on the city streets and bike lanes or take the mountain bike for the various natural terrain in the river valley. Edmonton has more than 160 kilometres of maintained multi-use trails for you to explore, or ride though Whyte Ave, Francophone district, Muttart Conservatory, the Ice District, 124 street and neighbouring Manchester Square or some of the many parks around the city. No matter where you end up, the eBike can get you where you need to go quickly and without breaking a sweat. Just be sure to give yourself time to return the bike before the shop closes.
Take your bike for a spin to the Riverdale neighbourhood and enjoy one of Edmonton’s most picturesque communities. While you’re there, stop off at the Little Brick Cafe & General Store, a quaint store featuring coffee, pastries, sandwiches, and delectable dishes.

(additional charge)

Take a sunset cruise on the North Saskatchewan River aboard the iconic Edmonton Riverboat. See a side of Edmonton from the mighty river that runs through the city and enjoy upgraded options for dinner buffets and events like dueling pianos.
It’s your last full day in Edmonton, so we’ve left some room for errands, visiting hidden gems or taking in a leisure activity. In the afternoon, we have you set up for a private walking food tour. Depending on your dietary restrictions, we will create a package that has you sampling the very best of Edmonton’s eateries and beverage joints and showing you a part of the city that you may have not visited yet.
As this is a walking tour, make sure you dress for the weather (rain or shine), wear good shoes, and bring a water bottle to keep you hydrated between stops.

(additional charge)

Keeping in the theme of a leisure day, we can give you access to the Art Gallery of Alberta or the Royal Alberta Museum. These educational facilities are packed with works of art and history, that are bound to give you an appreciation for the finer things.
It’s time to pack up your belongings and check out of your accommodations by 11am. Don’t forget to search your room for any left-over belongings; its a long way to return to pick up any forgotten items. If you haven’t done so already, be sure to charge your devices, and view the road reports or check in online for your flight. We hope you were able to explore Edmonton and see what the city had to offer.
You never know when and where you are going to be delayed. Be sure to bring a snack, fully charged phone and a good book to keep you preoccupied.

(additional charge)

If you are looking to enjoy other parts of Alberta, we have access to accommodations and activities across the province to make your time memorable.

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Price Details

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy (assuming 2 adults in the room)

The inclusions are listed above.

Our prices include hotel taxes and GST!

What else you Might need

Below is a list of common things you might need to purchase for your tour at an extra cost. (not included)

  • Room Service
  • Meals & Gratuity
  • Transportation / Flights
  • Parking Fees
  • Travel Insurance

Cancellation Terms

We understand that plans can change. If you need to make an adjustment, you can do so without any change fees up to three days prior to the departure date (based on availability). With our cancellation policy, you can cancel your tour 7 days prior to the travel day. See our full Terms & Conditions page for details.

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Something Not Perfect?

That’s ok. We can customize any part of this tour so that it suits you perfectly.

Leisure

Leisure activities are the least physically demanding and are accessible to almost everyone. You should be able to stand and walk in short bursts. Examples: Sightseeing, nature walks, golfing, food tours. 

Active

A step up from easy. For those looking to do something more exciting and get their heart rate elevated. Examples: Skiing, hiking, canoeing, skating. 

Challenging

Difficult yet rewarding activities. You should be in great physical shape to participate in these activities. Examples: Rock climbing, heli-skiing, whitewater rafting, diving.