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Pre-history and geomorphology wonders abound.

This location is wonderful place see several key features which Soda Creek and McLeese Lake are all... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2014
Eric G
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Maple Ridge, Canada
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I've visited most of British Columbia's Aboriginal tourism sites and the range is very broad from... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2014
Laurie C
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Kelowna, Canada
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Jun 11, 2016
“A very honest tour”
Oct 31, 2015
“Elder shared his story”
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The Xatsull community invites you to visit and experience our spiritual, cultural and traditional way of life. We offer daily guided tours and cultural workshops where you take part in a variety of educational and recreational activities. We are...more
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Cariboo Hwy, McLeese Lake, British Columbia V0L 1P0, Canada
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Reviewed June 11, 2016

We originally were coming for a beading workshop, guided tour, and dinner, but the person who does the beading workshop is also the chef, and she had a family emergency. They let us know as soon as possible and we decided to just come out...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Melissa H
XatsullVillage, Manager at Xatsull Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2016

Glad to hear you enjoyed your Guided Tour, Melissa. Hope to see you again soon and wishing you the best for the rest of your trip!

Reviewed October 31, 2015

This village is a work on progress. I notice other reviewers unhappy with the lack of activities and facilities, but I think in a year or two they may reach critical mass as a good attraction. Our tour guide, an elder, told us his story...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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XatsullVillage, Manager at Xatsull Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2015

Thanks Don, for visiting our Heritage Village. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Throughout the summer we have different events and our guests can also book a variety of activities such as different workshops, crafts as well as meals. For our drop-in...More

Reviewed September 17, 2015

We arrived too late to take a tour (next time!) but enjoyed walking around and looking at the old and reproduction pit houses and other structures. The views of the river are gorgeous. The young people at the visitor's center were very knowledgeable and friendly.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Marcy W
XatsullVillage, Manager at Xatsull Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2015

Thanks for stopping by our site, Marcy. Glad you had a chance to enjoy the views of the Fraser River, we'll be glad to take you on a tour next time!

Reviewed July 9, 2015

Before we left England for BC we made up our minds to visit the Xatsull heritage village as I have always been interested in the ways of the first nations people, the brochure states , daily guided tours include a short hike through the village...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Phil O
XatsullVillage, Manager at Xatsull Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2015

We are sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your visit to our Heritage Village. During the first part of June we were just in the process of opening the site for the season, we always take the teepees down for the winter. Traditional dresses...More

Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

This location is wonderful place see several key features which Soda Creek and McLeese Lake are all about. The location was a natural settlement location and it was settled... thousands of years before European arrival. This point on the Fraser River is one of the...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Eric G
XatsullVillage, Manager at Xatsull Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2014

Thanks for visiting, 502ericg. Glad to hear you enjoyed the pit house and the beautiful view of the Fraser River. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 12, 2014

My stay at Xatsull Heritage Village this summer has been incredible. I've been fortunate to get to know the staff and other community members who lead workshops, and they genuinely love what they do. The site is small, and if you drop by on any...More

Date of experience: July 2014
4  Thank MJM809
Reviewed August 12, 2014

I've visited most of British Columbia's Aboriginal tourism sites and the range is very broad from multi-million dollar glitz to more humble local offerings. What I've learned from this experience is that the real benefit is in the people you meet. It doesn't take fancy...More

Date of experience: August 2014
5  Thank Laurie C
Reviewed July 28, 2014

This past weekend a crew of us had booked ahead a time a tour and pit cooking demo. I enjoyed the Pit Cooking. Honestly I taught my children grade 4 S.S this year where we covered the year learning about Canadian Natives Long Ago and...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Michtay36
Reviewed July 28, 2014

Unfortunately, the visit we had to this village was nothing like the website and brochure showed it would be. There were no activities going on and the people were not well informed of their own culture. They were unable to answer many of our questions....More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank TZiemer2014
Reviewed November 1, 2012

I go to Xatsull Heritage about once a year. This last summer I visited in June and was pleasantly surprised by new structural aditions on the grounds.

Date of experience: June 2012
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