Discussions with Alberta Parks on current challenges, like communication and permits along with opportunities for parks in the region.
Nature playground at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Who said family adventures are only fun for kids? Come prepared to try different things, climb a little, get your hands dirty and play.
We've slowed down the pace for this year's tour so that you get to enjoy the experience at each of the activity providers will be visiting. We'll get to try different things like climbing, pie making and walking on water. Don't worry if you haven't tried some of these things before, we'll have great people teaching us.
After this adventure you'll see why the area is a popular option for families and you'll have new options to recommend when you're asked for recommentions on family friendly things to do in Red Deer.
- Get first hand experience with some of Red Deer's best tours and activities.
- Find new things to do that you can recommend to your guests.
- Meet industry partners and find opportunities to collaborate.
- Get inspired to promote our destination.
Perfect for: Anyone interested in our local tourism industry.
This day trip is open to all ability levels, whether you are a beginner and or an expert. You must be comfortable walking 2+ km in a variety of conditions.
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- Rate: $25 per person
- Difficulty: Easy
- Departure: Red Deer
1. Trailhead Climbing & Fitness
We're getting active to start the day. Trailhead Climbing & Fitness opened last fall and today we'll get a chance to learn to climb. Don't worry if you've never tried before, all you need to bring is a smile and willingness to try something new.
? Trailhead Climbing & Fitness
2. Discovery Wildlife Park
3. The Jungle Farm
? The Jungle Farm
4. Bower Ponds Recreation
Time to learn to walk on water! Try the water balls and test your balance or jump in a paddle boat and explore the ponds. Either way, you'll have a big grin on your face.
? Bower Ponds Recreation
5. Pursuit Adventures
Our goal is to inspire you to play outside, explore the places we love and experience the activities we’re passionate about. Whether it’s a winter sightseeing tour exploring the ice bubbles of Abraham Lake, heading out on a day hike away from the crowds or spending an evening snowshoeing under the stars, we’re here to help you find your adventure.
Where to Meet?
What to Bring?
- Proper footwear (walking/running/hiking shoes or boots)
- Appropriate clothing for the weather
- A windbreaker, shell and/or rain jacket
- A warm sweater (conditions can chance quickly)
- A water bottle
- A professional guide.
- All activities.
- Gourmet lunch.
- Guides carry emergency equipment, including first aid kits and cell phone or satellite communicators on all tours.
What's Not Included
- Appropriate clothes and footwear for the weather conditions.
- Water bottles, camera and backpack.
What's for Lunch?
Can special diets be accommodated?
Please make sure to mention any dietary requirements when you book your adventure and we will try to accommodate whenever possible.
Terms and Conditions
This tour requires bookings to be made at least 2 days prior to departure. Please contact us at (403) 986-6190 for a last minute booking.
All bookings are non-refundable but we will offer you a credit for a future adventure if you cancel a minimum of 72 hours prior to departure.
Waivers are required for all participants.You can review the waiver here.
Select your upcoming Showcase Adventure to reserve your spot.
A Few More Things To Know
We get to play outside on our tours and that means you’ll want to come prepared for the weather. Make sure to dress in layers and come prepared for the unpredictable weather we often get in Alberta. We rarely cancel tours due to weather, as long as we can have a safe adventure. You’ll be amazed at how warm we get snowshoeing at -20C or how much fun hiking in the rain can be!
Need help with your booking or have a few more questions? Stop by our Basecamp + Cafe or give us a call at 403 986-6190.
Share This Adventure With Your Guests
This adventure is available for your guests. They can find out more about our winter tours and book directly at pursuitadventures.ca.
We offer net rates on this adventure for our partners in Central Alberta through the our Explore Central Alberta brand. Find out more about how we can work together at explorecentralalberta.ca/working-together.
The two main items this month were the revamped Travel Alberta grant program and a discussion with Alberta Parks on local challenges we often encounter.
Bringing the frozen wonderland theme to life with artisans, locals and amazing landscapes.
A short meeting to catch up during the winter season and to take a look at destination activation options for next year.
Following up on the housing discussion, looking at our target markets with Travel Alberta and crafting winter itineraries.
Capturing the beauty of the fall colours and sharing the stories of the region.
Building our summer adventure content, from rafting to nature-inspired art and hiking, with MODERNSPEAK and Roam Creative.
A look at our plans as we expand our partnerships and content development projects.
Capturing the magic of winter adventures in the Nordegg & Abraham Lake region with Modernspeak and Roam Creative.