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Pacific Rainforest Adventure Tours Inc

Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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Great local info Parksville Qualicum Treasures Nature Tour

Gary is very knowledgeable about the Parksville area in particular and also the entire Vancouver... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Linda B
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Surrey, Canada
Excellent experience birding with Christopher Stephens

We found this site on Trip advisor, & phoned them. Both Ronda & Gary were very helpful & pleasant... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
BerryJ446
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Napa, California
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Gary is very knowledgeable about the Parksville area in particular and also the entire Vancouver Island. He provided detailed info about the area including history to explain the development of the people and countryside. A very enjoyable tour which inspired us to spend even more...More

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Gary M, Owner at Pacific Rainforest Adventure Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you for the review. It was a pleasure to spend the day with you and I wish you all the best in your future adventures.

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We found this site on Trip advisor, & phoned them. Both Ronda & Gary were very helpful & pleasant, and set us up for birding with Christopher. The first afternoon we went with friends who were not experienced birders, but became pretty enthusiastic because of...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

I was looking for a tour during my short visit to Parksville. Browsing the 2017 Discovery Guide at the hotel, I found a company for local tours, Pacific Rainforest Adventure tours. They were fully booked for the week but had a space for their forest...More

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Ronda M, Owner at Pacific Rainforest Adventure Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Thank you very much. It is so kind of you to take the time & effort to write a review about your "forest bathing experience" with us, during your Vancouver Island holiday in August. Thank you so much. It was our great pleasure to meet...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I can't say enough nice things about how much we enjoyed the "Qualicam Treasures Tour" with Gary and Rhonda as our guides. They are simply walking encyclopedias about the area in a large variety of topics ranging from history, forestry, fauna and flora, birds, first...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Enchanting, relaxing and nourishing for the soul. Experiencing the forest with all our senses - including taste - was wonderful, and the forest tea was delicious! Ronda and Gary were wonderfully welcoming, and it was an excellent afternoon.

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Ronda and Gary are wonderful people who treat the forest with reverence and respect. They are very knowledgeable guides. We learnt a lot from this tour. Highly recommend to anyone who want a relaxing and refreshing experience when it comes to getting in touch with...More

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Ronda M, Owner at Pacific Rainforest Adventure Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you very much for posting the kind words about your forest bathing walk with us. It was a pleasure meeting you both & to share our love for nature and to experience the healing energy of the forest with you. We hope to see...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Wonderful opportunity for our party of 6 family members (three grandparents + three middle agers) to get out of the city and into nature for a morning with our guides, Ronda and Gary, who were both informative and engaging. Whether discussing the First Nation's communities...More

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Ronda M, Owner at Pacific Rainforest Adventure Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thank you so much taking the time to write a review and for the glowing report. It was indeed a pleasure to meet you and your family and we thoroughly enjoyed hosting your family's adventure. We look forward to seeing you all again some day....More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

An excellent experience. Gary is a retired forester with a wealth of knowledge about the area (including plants and wildlife but also the history of human habitation and development). Took us to see the old-growth forests and some amazing waterfalls - will tailor the tour...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

What a wonderful way to spend a morning. Not only was Gary informative but very patient and explained so many wonderful things. We took the Parksville Qualicum Treasures Tour, saw a beautiful waterfall, fascinating tide pools and some wonderful forests. I would highly recommend Pacific...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We had a truly remarkable day with Christopher. He is a wealth of information and totally delivered on our bird wish list. It was a pleasure spending the day with Christopher, seeing and hearing the amazing variety of birds (56 species) and enjoying the beautiful...More

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