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2016 Winnipeg Tours Brochure

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Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada • 2016 2016 Winnipeg Tours schedule April To sepTember Boat Canoe River Tours 2 hours Our River Tours offer an evening packed full of warm summer fun and adventure Going for an evening paddle with friends or family has never been easier. No preparation required. We shuttle all the boats and safety equipment to the launch point and take everything back at the end of your evening. Schedule: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday June 15 to September. Start times between 5 & 7p.m. Price: $20 per person To schedule your tour, call: 204.290.7325 Splash Dash Guided River Tour 30 minutes Get a unique and scenic view of Winnipeg's skyline from the river on a historically informative tour on the downtown waterways. Boat captains provide colourful commentary and historical insights on many points of interest along the way. Tickets are available at the Splash Dash kiosk at The Forks harbour. Schedule: Boats depart every 15 minutes starting at 10 a.m. until sunset, seven days a week May 15 to October 15 Price: Adults $11, Seniors / Youth $9 For more info: 204.783.6633 • Bus Heart of a Nation City Tour 90 minutes Rated the #1 activity in Winnipeg on Tripadvisor for the last three years in a row! Hop aboard the city's only trolley to learn why Manitoba's capital was once called the 'wickedest city in Canada', how a local team became history's first Olympic hockey champions, our shocking connection to the world's most famous spy – James Bond – and much more! Tours depart from The Forks Market. Please visit the website for current times. Schedule: Tuesday through Sunday, mid-May to early September Price: Adults: $27, Students: $26, Youth (12 and under): $15, Children (2 and under): FREE To purchase tickets, call (204) 226-8687 Magical Musical History Tour 3 hours In the 1960s, Winnipeg was the rock 'n' roll capital of Canada. Join local music historian and author John Einarson as he guides you through the streets of Winnipeg on a one-of-a-kind tour of the city's illustrious rock 'n' roll history from Neil Young, to The Guess Who, to Bachman Turner Overdrive and more. All tours depart from the Travel Manitoba Visitor Information Centre at The Forks. Schedule: July 10 and August 7 at 10 a.m.; July 21 and August 25 at 6 p.m. Price: $43.75 per person To book your seat, call 204.989.9630 Winnipeg City Tour 2 – 2.5 hours This popular tour led by professional guides takes in the various areas and sites of the city by vehicle. Visit the majestic Manitoba Legislative Building, the St. Boniface Basilica, downtown Winnipeg and the well-known Forks Market. You will also get a chance to walk through the English Gardens and the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden in Assiniboine Park. All tours depart at 8:30 a.m. from VIA Union Station, 123 Main Street. Schedule: Mondays and Thursdays (November to April) Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays (May to September) Price: Adults: $30; Ages 5 to 17: $14; Under 5: Free To book your seat, call 204.254.3170 • Walking 6,000 Years in 60 Minutes 1 hour Discover The Forks' 6000-year history with a Parks Canada interpreter, and uncover what lies beneath your feet. Through curious objects and colourful characters, the history of The Forks comes to life in this easy walking tour. Tours depart from the Parks Canada information desk inside the Travel Manitoba Visitor Information Centre at The Forks. Schedule: May 21 to June 26 - Saturdays and Sundays only; July 2 to September 5 - seven days a week; 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. (English); 3 p.m. (French) Price: Adults: $3.90; Seniors: $3.40; Youth: $1.90; Family/Group: $9.40 To schedule your tour, call 204.983.6757 Cathédrale de Saint-Boniface 30 minutes With its impressive cemetery, iconic facade and architectural beauty, St. Boniface Cathedral is a must-see in Winnipeg. Learn about the cathedral's magnificent history, the great fire and its cemetery, which is the final resting place for Louis Riel, and many of Western Canada's first Catholic settlers, key figures and missionaries. All tours depart from 190 Cathedral Avenue. Schedule: Tours run Saturdays from May 19 to September 7, beginning at 11:15 a.m. with the last tour departing at 3:45 p.m. Price: FREE To schedule your tour, call 204.233.8343 Guided Tour of Old St. Boniface 75 – 90 mins Home to the largest French-speaking population west of the Great Lakes, the St. Boniface neighbourhood is rich with history and culture. Learn about Winnipeg's French Quarter, intriguing past and vibrant francophone community while visiting landmarks, must-see attractions and historic architecture. All tours depart from 219 Provencher Boulevard. Schedule: Tours run daily at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. from May 24 to September 5 Price: Adults: $8.00; Seniors and Students: $7; Children under 12: $5 To schedule your tour, call 204.233.8343 Hermetic Code Tour of Manitoba Legislative Building 1.5 hours Learn about the symbols and hidden meanings behind the mystical design of one of Winnipeg's grandest buildings. During this Canadian Signature Experience, your guide will uncover trails of clues hidden in the building's architecture including hieroglyphic inscriptions, numerological codes and Freemasonic symbols that have escaped historians and visitors for nearly 100 years. Tours meet at the Manitoba Legislative building. Schedule: Tours run Wednesday evenings from April 27 until October 19 at 5:45 p.m. Price: $39.95 - $59.95 To schedule your tour, call 204.989.9630 Historic Exchange District Tours 45 minutes 1.5 hours The Exchange District, a National Historic Site of Canada, is home to the largest inventory of heritage buildings in North America built between 1880 and 1920. Steeped in history, the Exchange District holds Winnipeg's deepest and darkest secrets. The Exchange District BIZ guided tours examine legends of power, corruption and heroism all while you enjoy an exceptional collection of architecture. Tours depart from Old Market Square at 133 Albert Street. Schedule: Tours run Monday to Saturday, from 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m., by appointment from May 9 to August 31 Price: East Tour and West Tour: $10; Themed Tours (Winnipeg General Strike, Theatre District, Newspaper Row and Death and Debauchery): $8; Groups of 10 or more: $6 To schedule your tour, call 204.942.6716 SquarePeg Tours Times vary, see website Take a tour of something wild and unexpected, and experience the spooky history of Winnipeg on a whole new level. Ride a bus to haunted locations or stroll through the streets hearing tales of true crime, plagues and medicine, vice and jail life, and the rise and fall of Winnipeg's wealth. Tours include: Christmas History & Lights Tour; Broadway Ghost Walk; Murder, Mystery and Mayhem; Symbols, Secrets and Sacrifices; Boom and Bust; Pestilence, Shamans and Doctors; Vaughan Street Jail; Wicked Winnipeg and more. Schedule: Some tours have designated times; others are determined by booking Price: Adults: $12.00; Seniors/Students: $10; Youth 14-17 years: $8 Children under 13: $6.00 To schedule your tour, call 204.898.4678 FOR ALL TOURS, IT'S RECOMMENDED YOU CALL TO RESERVE IN ADVANCE • For the latest tour information visit Guided tours WinniPEg one oF The 20 besT Trips in 2016 - National Geographic Traveler magazine NEWLY RENOVATED! 1330 Pembina Highway, Wpg. MB Tel. (204) 452-4747 • 1-800-423-1337 204.226.TOUR "The best first thing to do in Winnipeg" BUY YOUR TICKETS ONLINE AT WINNIPEGTROLLEYCOMPANY.CA EXPLORE THE EXCHANGE HISTORIC GUIDED WALKING, BIKING & FOOD TOURS MAY - AUGUST Call 204-942-6716 to book your tour. EXCHANGEDISTRICT.ORG Splash Dash Guided River Tour 6,000 Years in 60 Minutes tour: Parks Canada Hermetic Code Tour: Dan Harper Exchange District

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