Staying at Moberly Lodge is staying at all things Canadiana. The wooden lodge, warm and welcoming hospitality, mountains, and wildlife encompass the rocky mountain experience.
To immerse yourself fully into the Canadian experience, we’ve compiled a list of our Top Ten attractions, tours, and experiences in Golden BC. Written in no particular order but categorized based on how you could spend your time here in BC, we’re sure you’ll find something that catches your eye!
If you keep reading, you’ll find our bonus items as well!
Adventurous Go Getters
Get away from the crowds, leave your stress at home and come play in the dirt on your very own all-terrain vehicle! Ride around in Golden’s backcountry and drive up to mountain vistas, smell the beautiful wildflowers and relax around rivers and streams. The backcountry becomes your playground with Canadian Off-Road Adventures ATV tours.
Glacier Raft Company offers whitewater rafting and scenic float trips on the Kicking Horse River. The Kicking Horse is renowned as one of the best rafting rivers in western Canada. With six different trips to choose from, we can help make sure you find the best adventure for your group.
Experience the Canadian Rockies from the air on a Tandem Paragliding flight. The flights start on Mt. 7 near Golden which is one of the top five sites in the world. There have been 8 world records set here in the past. They include excellent in-flight photos and video in the package!
Committed to promoting and preserving sustainable outdoor activities, Self Propelled’s professional interpreters give you an exclusive insight into the natural history, geology, and wildlife of the Canadian Rockies and uncover the stories behind the landscapes, leaving you with a sense of connection to these special places. We offer private guided day hikes in Banff, Yoho and Kootenay National Parks with exclusive access to the world-famous Lake O’Hara region.
The Golden Gillie will guide you through some of the best fly-fishing British Columbia has to offer! Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned angler, the professional guides will take you to the fish and share tactics that have proven successful year after year. You have the option of full or half day trips to really get your fishing fill!
Located in the beautiful Blaeberry Valley, Leo Downey will show you his herd of buffalo, share their history on this land and take you through five different fire building techniques. A fantastic experience for animal lovers, nature experiences, and families. Take the time and explore the beautiful landscape.
All of the above!
Try this once in a lifetime experience and walk with wolves while you practice your photography skills. Embark on a leisurely hike through the Blaeberry Valley with some furry members of the Northern Lights Wolf Pack.
Live the high life, specifically 426 feet high! The epic views from Golden’s Skybridge will leave you breathless! Nestled in the Columbia valley, your view of the Canadian Rockies is unparalleled with sights of the Purcell mountains and a 200 foot waterfall lying below. Take a leisurely stroll across the bridge and take pictures or zipline and canyon swing to really get your heart pumping.
Of course, Kicking Horse Resort is renowned for its champagne powder in the winter, but the resort offers many different experiences to entice foodies, hikers, and nature lovers alike.
Hailed as the fifth best on-mountain restaurant spots by Today’s 10Best, at Eagles Eye you will dine on amazing food in Canada’s most elevated restaurant, literally. If you’re not food motivated, consider visiting Boo the Bear at the Grizzly Bear Interpretive Center or test your adventurous spirit at the Via Ferrata. Their guides will safely take you on a once in a lifetime climbing experience.
No trip is complete without a little shopping. Head to the village in Golden’s downtown and shop around! The village has boutique shops like Moon River Gift Gallery which offers a selection of locally made wares and items. Or find a new wardrobe at Bonafide, Signature Clothing, Worthy Boutique and Dark Matter. If you have more a green thumb make sure to check out Golden Floral Co for their lively selection of tropicals and assortment of locally made goods.
If you’re a beer enthusiast and looking to do a beer tour throughout Canada make sure this is one of your stops! From hoppy IPA’s to stouts, Whitetooth Brewery crafts small batch Belgian-inspired and West Coast influenced beers right in the town of Golden.