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Ranked #1 of 19 attractions in Nelson
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Nelson Whitewater Rafting is the West Kootenays' premier rafting company. We provide transportation to and from downtown... more » Owner description: Nelson Whitewater Rafting is the West Kootenays' premier rafting company. We provide transportation to and from downtown Nelson and have four trips to choose from. 1. The thrilling Salmo River Shenango Canyon from June to mid-July features class 3&4 rapids in a remote canyon setting. 2. The fun and exciting Slocan River Facchina Rapids in June to August has warm water and grade 2&3 rapids. 3. Inflatable Kayaking down the Facchina Rapids. Guide your own kayak down fun and exciting whitewater with one of our experienced kayak guides by your side. 4. Our gentle float trip offers a relaxing time on the water with no rapids and beautiful scenery. Our guides are fun and experienced. Your safety is our #1 priority, and your fun time a close 2nd. « less
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Ranked #2 of 19 attractions in Nelson
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Owner description: It's all about the Snow...Cradled in BC’s legendary Selkirk Mountains, renowned for epic winters, Whitewater’s dependable dry... more » Owner description: It's all about the Snow...Cradled in BC’s legendary Selkirk Mountains, renowned for epic winters, Whitewater’s dependable dry snowfall totals over 13.5 meters a season. That’s more than 44 feet. And there’s more. Factor in the 5,400ft/ 1,640m base elevation, world renowned Fresh Tracks Cafe and you have the most reliable ski resort in the west.Come experience True Kootenay Mountain Culture. « less
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Ranked #3 of 19 attractions in Nelson
Category: Parks
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Ranked #4 of 19 attractions in Nelson
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #5 of 19 attractions in Nelson
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #6 of 19 attractions in Nelson
Category: Spas
Owner description: Tea Garden Spa & Salon is a unique day spa & hair salon that is found tucked away in a quiet location on bustling Baker... more » Owner description: Tea Garden Spa & Salon is a unique day spa & hair salon that is found tucked away in a quiet location on bustling Baker Street in downtown Nelson. Owned and operated by licensed professionals offering a diverse blend of therapeutic, relaxation and beauty services designed to soothe your mind and body. Tea Garden Spa & Salon is commited to providing exeptional holistic wellness therapies and unparalleled customer service. Our experienced, well trained specialists work as an integrated team to ensure that guests experience optimal therapeutic benefits in a relaxing and tranquil environment. We pride ourselves in knowing that the services and products used such as Aveda and Dermalogica are of the finest quality. « less
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Ranked #7 of 19 attractions in Nelson
Category: Golf Courses
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Ranked #8 of 19 attractions in Nelson
Owner description: Footsteps Eco Adventures offers a wide variety of tours for the whole family ranging from hiking and biking tours to kids day... more » Owner description: Footsteps Eco Adventures offers a wide variety of tours for the whole family ranging from hiking and biking tours to kids day camps. We are equipped with a 15 passenger van great for mountain bike shuttles and any group outings including stag/stagettes, weddings, ski shuttles and more « less
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Ranked #9 of 19 attractions in Nelson
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
This ski area in the Canadian Rockies offers tens of thousands of acres accessible by snowcat.
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Ranked #10 of 19 attractions in Nelson
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Ranked #11 of 19 attractions in Nelson
Category: Spas
Owner description: Situated in the heart of Nelson B.C on the beautiful shores of Kootenay Lake, Shalimar Health spa is a holistic, and Eco... more » Owner description: Situated in the heart of Nelson B.C on the beautiful shores of Kootenay Lake, Shalimar Health spa is a holistic, and Eco friendly spa, proudly committed to environmentally sound and conscious practices. Voted Nelson's #1 Spa & Award Winning Certified Green Spa.Over the last thirteen years, our focus has been to help each person achieve their individual wellness goals by providing a vast array of both cleansing, and rejuvenating treatments. Being holistic, our focus does not simply stop at providing the most decadent treatment for our clients. Shalimar Health spa is also proudly committed to environmentally sound and conscious practices. Through our use and promotion of Eminence Organics Skin Care products, biodegradable packaging, and strict application of environmentally sensitive cleaning products, we are enthusiastically embracing a step forward, towards more sustainable and conscious living. ~Hydrotherapy~Esthetics~Eminence Organic Facials~Massage~Hot Stone~Manicures~Pedicures~Makeup~Natural Products~Eminence Organics Skincare and much more! « less
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Ranked #12 of 19 attractions in Nelson
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Ranked #13 of 19 attractions in Nelson
Category: Spas

Getting to Bodhi Day Spa Bodhi Day Spa is conveniently located in the Hume Hotel right downtown in Nelson British Columbia.  It is on the corner of Vernon and Ward, at 422 Vernon... more »

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Owner description: SkinBliss Medi Spa offers Laser Hair Removal, Laser Vein Treatments, IPL Photo-Facials, Acne & Rosacea Treatments, Skin... more » Owner description: SkinBliss Medi Spa offers Laser Hair Removal, Laser Vein Treatments, IPL Photo-Facials, Acne & Rosacea Treatments, Skin Peels, Facials, Detox treatments,Collagen Induction Therapy,Scar Revision Treatments, Manicures & Pedicures, Waxing, Hot Stone Massage, Deep tissue Massage, Relaxation Massage, Zen Shiatsu Massage, Organic Make-up, Eye Lash Extensions, Retail Skin & Body Care and more.... « less
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Owner description: Mountain Baby was voted the most family-friendly business in our area of Canada. Everything in the store is safe and... more » Owner description: Mountain Baby was voted the most family-friendly business in our area of Canada. Everything in the store is safe and unbreakable so parents can just relax. We have a train-set table, ride-on toys, tiny shopping carts, and dolls for kids to play with while their parents peruse. We even have a tiny child sized toilet in our bathroom with a comfy change table and a private nursing room for mom. « less
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Category: Tours
Owner description: Located on the shores of Kootenay Lake in the beautiful city of Nelson, British Columbia, Kootenay Lake Aviation is open all... more » Owner description: Located on the shores of Kootenay Lake in the beautiful city of Nelson, British Columbia, Kootenay Lake Aviation is open all year for flight training and aerial sightseeing tours of the spectacular surrounding scenery. « less
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