From Our Editors
The guides of Wild BC Tours have the best jobs in British Columbia: helping visitors explore every nook, cranny, and scenic overlook that western Canada has to offer. This mission takes the form of an eclectic assortment of sightseeing excursions tailored to the interests of their small groups. These outings include everything from a half-day walking tour of Vancouver's fashion and arts districts to a comprehensive 15-day sojourn from the coast to the Rockies. They also keep the seasons in mind; specialty trips might include whale-watching or wine-tasting outings amid British Columbia's majestic landscapes.
By keeping tour groups relatively small, guides have the flexibility to provide a more organic experience and to occasionally deviate from a set plan. Often, they'll even share spontaneous insights into the area's wildlife, geology, history, or forest-animal gossip. All that makes for leisurely paced, informative outings that never have groups rushing from one landmark to the next. Comfort is a priority too; 16 person coach, luxury SUVs and limousines carry passengers during metropolitan-area tours, Segways let visitors see more on trail tours, and other trips rely on glacier buses and whale-watching boats to facilitate escapes into the western Canadian wilderness.