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Address: Gold Bridge, British Columbia V0K 1P0, Canada
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+1 250-238-0177
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Welcome to Tyax Adventures - Let us share with you the beauty of British...

Welcome to Tyax Adventures - Let us share with you the beauty of British Columbia's South Chilcotin Mountains and ensure you have an unforgettable adventure mountain biking, hiking or horseback riding. Tyax Adventures is an amalgamation of over 55 years of Chilcotin Backcountry Tour experience. Our goal is your complete satisfaction and our team is here to share with you their love for this spectacular area by providing you with a worry free adventure. All of our guides, pilots, wranglers, hosts and staff are chosen because of their passion for adventure and their desire to share that with you! Our wranglers have deep roots in the area going back to the first days of settlement in the Bridge River Valley. They know these mountains like the back of their hand and will share with your their favourite places and choose routes specifically to suit your group. Hikers will be blown away by the variety and abundance of flora & fauna and our guides can point out unique features along the way ensuring you come back with some great information along with all that fresh mountain air. We are proud to have taken the highest number of mountain bikers into the South Chilcotin Mountains Park and our guides can navigate the extensive trail network with their eyes closed! No matter what you're into we've got a trail that you'll love and our guides can show you the way, hassle free, allowing you more time to relish this singletrack paradise. The South Chilcotin Mountain Park and Big Creek Parks where we operate are special places and we treasure them. As an operator we do our best to keep this beautiful area as clean and pristine as we found it. We use biodegradable products in camps, recycle and remove our waste, use solar power, and we try to limit our footprint to the best of our ability. Each year we try to give back to the area by working to maintain the trails, fix bridges, and acts as stewards for this beautiful playground. Tyax Adventures operates a Dehavilland Beaver aircraft - one of the safest planes ever built to facilitate backcountry adventures. Our pilots are skilled in flying around the coast & mountains of BC and will make sure you have a safe and enjoyable flight. To put it more simply, our small team are all adventurers at heart, no matter what you're into we are here to show you the best this area has to offer. Come and visit us - and we'll help you explore this treasured region. Our local knowledge, dedicated staff and personalized service will ensure you experience a safe and hassle-free vacation that you will remember for a lifetime.

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Some of the best riding of my life!

We did a three day bike trip through Tyax last September and let me say how incredible of an experience it was. Our guide Austin was incredible as a rider and a guide. We had some... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Casey C
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a three day bike trip through Tyax last September and let me say how incredible of an experience it was. Our guide Austin was incredible as a rider and a guide. We had some inclement weather which made for an adventure for sure but our last day was sunny, warm and blue skies which allowed for one of... More 

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Tyax A, Front Office Manager at Tyax Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Casey C, Thank you for your valuable and positive review. We're thrilled to hear you had an incredible experience with us! We hope to be riding trails with you again soon. Best regards, Tyax Adventures More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Our group of 10 chartered a pair of planes to drop us at Lorna Lake for a day trip. The pilot Chris was great and the trails back over Lorna and Deer Pass were absolutely breathtaking. Really hope to have an opportunity to do something like this again next year. Thanks Tyax Adventures!

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Whistler, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

This was first class all the way. Great float plane pilot, incredible camp, perfect camp host made us feel so at home and prepared amazing food. This is deep wilderness and Tyax Adventures makes it easy and possible to get to. Stunning!

Thank SuzeCumming
Whistler, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

We had an amazing time!!! All of your staff were incredible. Especially Jamie at bear paw offering us tea at our lunch stop on the first day and some shelter from the rain and Pierre at spruce camp. He was the best host I have ever experienced and his cooking was phenomenal! His fish dish for dinner was better than... More 

Thank ainslie2016
Whistler, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Our trip begins at the Tyax Wilderness Resort and Spa. From Whistler it's either a short 2 1/2 hour drive over the Hurley Pass or a 5 hour drive via Lillooet. Your choice, either a shaker or a puker. Either way the views are awesome. Pat, Paul, Jeff and I met with Austin, our guide for the day, for an... More 

Thank Steve S
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We came by floatplane from Whistler for a 4 day mountain bike adventure in the South Chilcotin. It was a full on adventure -- epic views, epic single track, challenging days. The camp site were very comfortable. We took a full supported guided trip. The guide (John G) was great, and we were glad we had him. This is remote... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Amazing trip, start with the seaplane, and then a 40 km singletrail back to the resort. A once in a lifetime experience.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying at Tyax lodge and enjoying several days of mountain biking on the trail recently. Starting with the float plane delivery to Lorna Lake and through the second day where we finished back at Tyaughton Lake, the service provided my Dale and his team is first class. From the accommodations, campsite meals, and the knowledgeable... More 

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vancouver, bc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

We spent a fair bit on the glacier landing (actually lake landing with on-foot exploration of the glacial moraine). It was worth it! Such a new perspective on the mountains. Absolutely gorgeous.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Tyax flew a group of us out to Lorna Lake. Was the highlight of a 2 week trip last year that included helicopters, lots of skidding around BC`s best biking spots and a whole mess of craft beers. Was such a belter of a trip in the float plane, that we`re coming back for more again this year. And I... More 

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