• The Explorer Series

          Pick an upcoming tour, come on your own or bring a few friends along. It’s that easy! Tours are offered on Saturdays and select dates throughout the year. Find out more >

        • Upcoming Departures

          Sat 23
          Sat 30

          Siffleur Falls Winter Hike

          Saturday, March 30
          Confirmed Departure? Not Yet - 2 More Guests Needed
        • The Explorer Pass

          Make the most of your winter in Central Alberta with the Explorer Pass. Get out on guided adventures snowshoeing under the stars, hiking to frozen waterfalls and ice walking on ice bubbles. Enjoy some free marshmallows, savings on private tours and activities, local food at the cafe and more. Don’t wait, get your pass now and start exploring. Find out more >

        • Red Deer’s Ski Bus

          There’s no easier way to get to the mountains! Kick back and relax as we drive from Red Deer to your favourite resort. Head out for a great day on the slopes. Enjoy a hot chocolate at the bus before letting us take care of the drive home. Find out more >

        • Upcoming Departures

          Fri 22
          Sat 23
          Thu 28
        • The Ski Pass

          Make the most of your winter with the Ski Pass. Get out on Red Deer’s Ski Bus with 2 free rides, $10 off all winter long and some great deals on guided adventures snowshoeing under the stars, hiking to frozen waterfalls and ice walking on ice bubbles. Don’t wait, get your pass now and start exploring. Find out more >

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Discover the amazing experiences available right here in Red Deer. It’s easy to forget that our own backyard is filled with adventures when guests ask for recommendations. Take advantage of the Showcase Red Deer tours to re-discover the area, re-connect with tourism partners and find your new favourite things to do in Red Deer.

We’re excited to partner with Tourism Red Deer to once again offer a series of tours featuring Red Deer’s signature experiences. We’ve made some changes to the Experience Experts program for the 5th edition:

  • Shorter tours with more dates
  • 3 to 4 activities per tours so that you have more time to experience them
  • More itineraries showcasing our local agri and food options, outdoor recreation opportunities, and festivals.

The Showcase Red Deer tours are open to everybody involved in growing our destination. Whether you’re working the front desk or managing an attraction, sharing the Red Deer story on your blog or creating experiences for visitors, we want you to be our guest for the day.

You’re welcome to attend as many tours as you wish. Spots are limited, make sure to reserve yours early.

Tour Highlights

  • Get first hand experience with some of Red Deer’s best tours and activities.
  • Find new things to do that you can recommend to your guests.
  • Meet industry partners and find opportunities to collaborate.
  • Get inspired to promote our destination.

Perfect for: Anybody interested in our local tourism industry.

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This tour series is offered in partnership with Tourism Red Deer and many of the area’s best experience providers.

YOUR ADVENTURE

On each of the tours you’ll get to experience some of the best Red Deer has to offer. We’ll get our hands dirty on the farm, taste amazing food, play outside in Waskasoo Park and learn more about all the exciting festivals coming up.

UPCOMING TOURS

Pick an upcoming tour to book your spot. Don’t wait, space is limited on all the tours.

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Showcase Red Deer: Family Fun

May 15, 2018 @ 09:30

Departure: Red Deer
$25 per person
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Showcase Red Deer: Waskasoo Park Bike Tour

May 29, 2018 @ 09:30

Departure: Red Deer
$25 per person
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Showcase Red Deer: Farm + Food Adventure

June 5, 2018 @ 09:30

Departure: Red Deer
$25 per person
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Showcase Red Deer: Craft Beverages

June 11, 2018 @ 09:30

Departure: Red Deer
$25 per person
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Showcase Red Deer: Market Tour

June 16, 2018 @ 08:00

Departure: Red Deer
$25 per person
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Showcase Red Deer: Festivals + Events

June 21, 2018 @ 09:30

Departure: Red Deer
$25 per person
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Showcase Red Deer: Nordegg + Abraham Lake

June 24, 2018 @ 07:00

Departure: Red Deer / Rocky Mountain House
$25 per person
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Showcase Red Deer: Evening Float + Craft Beer

July 10, 2018 @ 16:30

Departure: Red Deer
$25 per person
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Icefalls + Ice Bubbles FAM Tour

Wednesday, January 30

Join us to experience our most popular adventure in David Thompson Country

Departure: Red Deer and Rocky Mountain House

Snowshoe in the City FAM Tour

Thursday, February 7

Snowshoe under the stars in Waskasoo Park

Departure: Red Deer

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PAST ADVENTURES

Curious what you missed? Here’s the highlights from some of the past tours.

Showcase Red Deer: Waskasoo Park Bike Tour

The Waskasoo Park Bike Tour kicked off the 2018 tour series and National Tourism Week. Despite a rainy start of the day, we had a great time learning about coffee, exploring the trails and enjoying lunch on top of the bird blind at the Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary.

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Experience Experts 2017 – Central Alberta Sampler

A day filled with exploring Central Alberta communities and learning about things to do in the area. This fast paced tour will take us to a number of attractions where you’ll learn about a wide variety of activities for your guests to enjoy on their next visit.

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Experience Experts 2017 – Arts & Culture Tour

This is a different type of tour than what we’ve done in past years. We’re heading out for a morning walk of downtown, looking at public art and art galleries, getting a chance to get hands-on and maybe a little dirty working on our own masterpiece before heading out into Waskasoo Park for a different type of experience combining art, local cultures and nature.

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Experience Experts 2017 – Family Adventures

Head out for the day discovering a variety of options for active family adventures along the QE2 corridor. You’ll get to play, experience some of the activities available for kids and parents as well as learning more about some of the area’s attractions.

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Experience Experts 2017 – Nordegg and Abraham Lake Tour

Explore the west end of David Thompson Country, from the historic mining town of Nordegg to the stunning Bighorn Canyon and Crescent Falls. Take in the views along Abraham Lake on a hike, heli-tour or horseback riding adventure. Discover the Kootenay Plains with their rich natural and human history.

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Come For A Visit

We're located in Capstone at Riverlands, near the trails of Waskasoo Park and Downtown Red Deer. Stop by to plan your next adventure, rent the gear you need and grab a bite with friends. 

While you're in the neighbourhood make sure to check out some of our great neighbours like Wild Brewing Co, Purearth Organics, DOSE Coffee and Troubled Monk Brewery.

You'll find us at #10 5579 47 Street in Cronquist Business Park.

Hours

  • Monday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Tuesday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Wednesday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Thursday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Friday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

We're open for check-in 10 minutes prior to departure for all tours.

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