With so much terrain to explore all across the country, planning your snowmobile adventure can be a daunting task – but hiring a professional snowmobile guide can take the stress out of your sledding, whether you are a first-timer looking for some pointers or an experienced rider searching for that hidden play area. To give you an idea of the different snowmobile tours offered across the country, here is our list of Top Picks for guided snowmobile tours in Canada.
Situated in the snowmobile hotspot of Fernie, BC, which boasts an annual average snowfall of 9 metres (29 ft), the Elk Valley Snow Shepherds “provide a mountain mentorship, inspire adventure and take your riding farther.” In addition to guided snowmobile tours, the company also offers avalanche education courses, a critical tool for anyone looking to explore the backcountry.
Based out of the winter sports mecca of Whistler, BC, Canadian Wilderness Adventures offer a wide range of tours, including up Sproatt Maountain, Blackcomb Mountain, the Callaghan Valley, Fizsimmons Creek, Bralorne and beyond.
Operating just outside of Banff National Park, these guided tours lead you into the stunning Rocky Mountains, with destinations including the Columbia Valley, Kicking Horse Canyon, Paradise Basin and more. While the tours start out in follow-the-leader style, once you reach the open alpine bowls you will be able to let loose and have some fun in the deep powder.
Toby Creek Adventures offers a wide range of snowmobile tours for beginners and experts alike. Explore groomed trails running through old growth forests, frozen waterfalls, old mine sites and open play areas high in the alpine.
Sno Cruise Tours specializes in wilderness cross-country tours, primarily in the Nisbet Forest. Your guides will lead you off the Route 66 groomed trail near the town of Duck Lake and into some of Saskatchewan’s very best snowmobiling terrain, including old grid roads, rolling prairies and farmland.
This Winnipeg-based company offers tours that range from one hour to one week in length, leading you through the best of Manitoba’s backcountry. One popular ride is the hour-long tour along the La Salle River, where you can often spot deer, foxes and jackrabbits during your snowmobile adventure.
Offering a three-day guided snowmobile package, Call of the Wild is great for adventurous riders looking to explore some of Ontario’s most scenic backcountry. Beginning in the Haliburton Highlands with an introductory lesson on snowmobiling safety, the tour takes you through a portion of Algonquin Park and to Spectacle Lake Lodge in the Barry’s Bay Area, with the second nights’ stay at the Algonquin Eco-Lodge.
This Minesing-based outfit offers a very professional experience for their multi-day lodge-to-lodge tours. Each group travels with a Guide in the lead and a Sweep in the rear to ensure no one gets left behind, and they transport your luggage for you as well as extra snowmobiles in case of a breakdown. Choose from a tour around Algonquin Park, into Quebec or pick your own custom route.
Offering customized snowmobile tours for riders of all abilities, BonVoyage Snow Adventures utilizes Quebec’s well-developed trail system to take you on a “winter safari,” where every foot forward is along new terrain and each night is spent at a different lodge. Unique winter activities such as dog sledding and tours of the Ice Hotel add to your guided Quebec snowmobile experience.
Based out of Sainte-Marguerite-du-Lac-Masson, this touring company offers tourism or sport-oriented snowmobile outings, as well as adapted tours for people with reduced mobility. Choose from a half-day or full-day jaunt among snow-covered forests and frozen lakes, or combine your tour with a dog sledding adventure.
Located in Central New Brunswick, Wilson’s Sporting Camps offer guided tours of some of the best trails in the country, complete with meals, lodging, suits and boots and rental snowmobiles. Luxury accommodations are available in private cabins.
Ideal for beginners with no previous experience necessary, the Torque Motorsports snowmobile tour takes you through New Brunswick’s best snowmobiling country on a three-hour guided ride. Your snowmobile tour package includes two nights’ stay at the Crabbe Mountain Inn, known for excellent food and live entertainment.
Nestled in the beautiful Cape Breton Highlands just outside of the village of Baddeck, Highland View Snowmobile Rentals offer guided tours suited for every ability. The surrounding trail system is well-groomed and destinations include Cape Clear, Bald Mountain and Bells Lake, where you can see the remains of Alexander Graham Bell’s cabin.
Frontier Cottages Snowmobile Tours claims to offer “The best snowmobiling in North America with unlimited distances to ride and places to see.” This is probably not far from the truth, with Gros Morne National Park found within easy riding distance and snowmobile tours ranging from novice to extreme.
Wild Gros Morne caters to every type of rider with easy trail riding and sightseeing for beginners and off-trail mountain climbing for experienced sledders. Enjoy the uncrowded wilderness of Newfoundland’s west coast as you discover remote mountain vistas, valleys and a plethora of cross-country trails.
Prince Edward Island’s first and only guided snowmobile tour, this one is based out of Georgetown Royalty and is suited for everyone from the first-time rider to experienced sledders who are simply unfamiliar with the local terrain.
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