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Winnipeg M a n i t o b a , C a n a d a 2017 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-Thursday, June 15-September Start times between 5 & 7 p.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 • twin river Canoe tours Twin River Travel daytrips depart from the Manitoba Canoe Kayak Centre at 80 Churchill Drive and last from a few hours to a full day in length. All our trips are led by trained guides, who will teach you the basics of paddling, as well as give you some historical and contemporary information about the history of our rivers. For more info: 204.951.7694 • visit Bus heart of a nation City tour 1.75 hours Rated the #1 Activity in Winnipeg on Tripadvisor for the last four years in a row! Hop aboard the city's only trolley to hear why Manitoba's capital was once called the 'wickedest city in Canada', how a local team became the world'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. schedule June 13 - September 3 Tuesday & Friday: 10:30 am; Wednesday: 10:30 am & 1:00 pm Thursday: 10:30 am & 7:00 pm Saturday: 10:00 am; Sun: 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm price General Admission: $27.85, Students: $25.50 Youth (12 and under): $14.70 Children (2 and under): FREE to purchase tickets call 204-226-tour (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 16, August 13, September 10 & 17: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. July 27 & 31: 6 – 9 p.m. price $44.74 per person (including taxes and all fees) 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. Tours depart at 8:30 a.m. from VIA Union Station, 123 Main Street. schedule Nov-April: Monday & Thursday May-Sept: Monday, Thursday & Saturday price Adults: $30; Ages 5 to 17: $14; Under 5: Free To book your seat, call 204.254.3170 • louis riel institute historic Métis tours Celebrate Manitoba's rich Métis heritage. Discover Métis history and culture as we take a step back in time. Join us for various tour themes including: The Battle of Seven Oaks, Red River Resistance, Riel house, River Road and more! Enjoy our charter bus for a unique guided tour and learn why Manitoba is the birthplace of the Métis nation. Our tours are family friendly with a blend of history, culture, stories and activities. Call or email to get tour schedule and costs today. For more info: 204-984-9480 ext. 348 • Walking 6,000 Years in 60 Minutes 1 hour Discover The Forks' hidden history! Take a 6,000-year journey with a Parks Canada interpreter and uncover what lies beneath your feet. Learn the fate of the four fur trading posts and hear the epic stories behind this meeting place. Through curious objects and colourful characters, the history of The Forks comes to life in this easy walking tour. Tours depart from Parks Canada Information Desk inside the Travel Manitoba Information Centre at The Forks. All Forks programs offered weather permitting. schedule May 15 - June 31, Saturday and Sunday July 1 – September 4, 2017, 7 days a week 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. (English and French) price Free in 2017 to schedule your tour, call 204-98-ForKs (36757) the Forks oral history tour 90 minutes Discover the rich history of Manitoba's Indigenous people through stories, legends and Forks monuments. Led by elders, this 90 minute walking tour takes you from St. Boniface Cathedral, over the Esplanade Riel Bridge and through The Forks site. Meet at the gates of the St. Boniface Cathedral. No registration required, suitable for all ages. Bring water and dress for the weather. 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. Tours depart from Old Saint-Boniface city hall. schedule May 23 to Sept 4: 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. price: Adults: $8; Seniors/Students: $7 Children (12 and under): $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 April 12 - October 25, Wednesday nights price $41.81 - $61.47 per person including taxes to schedule your tour, call 204.989.9630 historic exchange district tours 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 1 to August 31 price East Tour and West Tour: $10 Themed Tours: $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. schedule Some tours have designated times; others are determined by booking to schedule your tour, call 204.898.4678 All Aboard! 1330 Pembina Hwy. Tel. (204) 452-4747 1-800-423-1337 The perfect tour starts with the Perfect Hotel! Relax, stay with us and enjoy everything Winnipeg has to offer NEWLY RENOVATED 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 transcona historical & Mural tours 1 hour Learn about the history of the community of Transcona and how the railway helped put this town on the map. Also available are tours of the beautiful murals that bring colour and spirit to the streets of Transcona. Tours depart from Transcona's Centennial Square, on Regent Avenue West between Bond and Day Streets. schedule Tours are every hour on the hour Thursdays between 11:00 a.m. and 3 p.m. from June to August price FREE to schedule your tour, call 204.222.0423 guided tours Mike Sudoma FoR all touRs, it's RECoMMEnDED You Call to REsERVE in aDVanCE For the latest tour information visit #onlyinthepeg Historical Walking Tour: Mike Peters 6,000 Years in 60 Minutes: Parks Canada Splash Dash Tours: George Tanner Transcona Historical Museum

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