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Chilko Explorer Ride

Chilko Explorer and Pack Trip Combo (2022) - RTBC08

Rates and Dates for 2022
Rates include*: Accommodations, All meals with wine with dinner while at the lodge, 13 riding days, 1 day lake trip by boat for hiking and sightseeing & Use of canoes and kayaks Tent, sleep pad, duffel bag & saddle bags are provided

Packages and Options

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  • SeasonYearDescriptionDays / Nights US$
    202215 day trip, AP Potato Range + Lodge Ride15d / 14n$6590
  • B
    202215 day trip, AP Goat Camp + Lodge Ride15d / 14n$6590
Minimum Deposit: 50 %
* prices are per person based on double/twin occupancy
    GST (VAT)  5%

Rates Note:

Single supplement for lodge part only.

Transfer and Other Charges:

2022 Xeni Gwetin First Nations User Fee (mandatory) - please inquire $0
2022 Single supplement (limited availability) - 25% of lodge ride portion $0
2022 Room & MRDT Tax $77 per week per person (mandatory) - lodge ride portion $77
Charter flight is not optional.
Check-in at South Airport in Vancouver for 8:50am on Day 1. Return by 1:00pm to Vancouver on last day. Do not book a return flight before 3:30pm.

Tour Dates for 2022
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Season Tour Dates  Min / MaxReserve
A 2022 07/10 - 07/24 15d / 14n 15 day trip, AP Potato Range... 4 /10 Reserve
B 2022 07/17 - 07/31 15d / 14n 15 day trip, AP Goat Camp + ... 4 /10 Reserve
A 2022 07/24 - 08/07 15d / 14n 15 day trip, AP Potato Range... 4 /10 Reserve
B 2022 07/31 - 08/14 15d / 14n 15 day trip, AP Goat Camp + ... 4 /10 Reserve
A 2022 08/07 - 08/21 15d / 14n 15 day trip, AP Potato Range... 4 /10 Reserve

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Rates do not include: Alcoholic beverages other than wine with dinner, Sleeping bag, User Fee, Charter flight to lodge (mandatory), Fishing or fishing licenses, Gratuities & Taxes
No riding helmets provided!


Due to COVID-19 Corona virus pandemic and certain travel restrictions we are applying some temporary policy changes to some of our tours.

For Chilko Explorer Ride (GRBC01):

If possible, make sure you get your vaccine when available. For International guests, anyone not able to come because of a border closure (about 90 days) we will roll over their reservation with their deposit intact to 2023.
If a person contracts Covid and cannot come, both the deposit and balance are non-refundable. Unless you can find a replacement person to take your trip. In the case of someone contracting Covid and then fully recovers prior to the trip, proof from a Doctor will be required that states you have been cleared to travel and display no signs of Covid or the potential of spreading the illness.
If a person cannot come because of a Canadian border closure, inter-provincial border closure, or a provincial travel ban which is out of everyone’s control, the reservation with the full deposit will be rolled over until 2023. Or if another later date in the same season is available, we will just move dates to later in the season.
Until the virus is solved, we will be following best practices as governed by the Province of BC.

For more information please visit our COVID-19 Updates page at

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Chilko Explorer Ride
Tour Code: GRBC01
15 days / 14 nights ~$6,590.00
Dates : June to October

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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B 2021 10/10 - 10/17 8d / 7n 8 day Grizzly Bear Photograp... 2 /10 Expired
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Tack: Western
Horses: Quarter and Arab/Quarter cross
Pace: Walk, trot and long canters. Rides are...
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
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