Outdoor Discoveries Tours

 

Join our award winning Nature Tour Guide, Roseanne Van Ee from Outdoor Discoveries, on an unforgettable tour of Silver Star Mountain to discover its colourful nature and history. All tours wind up with a lemonade and cookies picnic.

To Book, please call Ski Dazzle’s Summer Ticket office: 250-558-6010 or book online at www.OutdoorDiscoveries.com (Online bookings accepted up to the day prior to your tour)

Mountain Wildflower Tour - The Grand Tour

Join a spectacular tour through the best wildflower meadows and berry patches, past an abandoned silver mine and to the most breathtaking view points of the Okanagan Valley and Monashees Mountains.  The tour starts with a scenic ride up the Summit Chairlift then descends the mountain on pathways and trails. Discover the unique wildflowers, wildlife, geology, ecology and history of the mountain on this insightful tour.  Don’t forget to bring your camera!

Hours: Friday and Saturday afternoons 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Price: $29 Adult - $26 Senior - $19 Youth/Child when accompanied by adult(s) *
*Chairlift Pass required for Mountain Wildflower Tours ($10 Adult - $9 Youth/Senior - $7 Child)

*Please note: This tour requires a minimum of 2 guests to operate. Every effort will be made for same day bookings however early bookings are advised.

Mountain Wildflower Tour - The Short and Sweet Tour

Here's a short guided tour starting from the village along Silver Star’s trails through open wildflower meadows and forested slopes to spectacular views of the Monashee Mountains. Hear stories about the mountain's wildlife, wildflowers, history and more!

Hours: Monday to Thursday afternoons 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Price: $19 Adult - $16 Senior - $12 Youth/Child when accompanied by adult(s)

*Please note: This tour requires a minimum of 4 guests to operate. Every effort will be made for same day bookings however early bookings are advised.

Bears and Berries

Discover amazing facts about Black Bears and their habitats on a fun and adventurous hike along mountain trails. You can even try some of their favorite foods! Tour takes 1.5 hours following easy and level trails.

Hours: Thursday through Saturday mornings 10:00 a.m. to Noon

Price: $19 Adult - $16 Senior - $12 Youth/Child when accompanied by adult(s)

*Please note: This tour requires a minimum of 4 guests to operate. Every effort will be made for same day bookings however early bookings are advised.

The Ghosts of Silver Star

Discover the wild side of Silver Star... Fires, fist-fights, gold fever and ski frenzy shaped our colourful past. Hear the tales of days gone by on Silver Star in an intriguing and witty storytelling way. Tour takes 1.5 hours following easy and level trails.

Tour available for groups upon request

Mountain Birding

We have a pre-breakfast birding tour that will put a song in your heart. Our naturalist guide will share insights into the lives of sub-alpine birds: White-crowned Sparrows, Mountain Chickadees, Cross-bills, Whiskey-jacks, Stellar Jays, Ravens, and more! Bring your binoculars. Tour takes 1.5 hours following easy and level trails.

Tour available for groups upon request

Group Tours

Groups of families, friends or clubs of eight or more people, can book tours on request.

For group enquiries contact Roseanne 250-545-7446

 

*Please note that hiking tickets are required for all tours and are available from Ski Dazzle at no charge, unless the tour requires you to ride the chairlift.