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Talaysay Tours has been providing tours and authentic cultural experiences since 2002. We have activities, tours, expeditions and events for all ages and groups. Summer activities include kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, Aboriginal Talking Trees...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Sechelt, British Columbia V0N 3A4, Canada
+1 800-605-4643
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time on a rainy day in November with the Talaysay team. The guides were knowledgeable and created a great experience for us to learn about Indigenous Perspectives in our area. They were able to answer all of our questions and had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lindsay W
Reviewed November 9, 2018

Talaysay Tours developed a customized tour for teachers at my school so we could better get to know the forest in our area. The organization was excellent. We enjoyed a delicious lunch and the tour itself was both beautiful and inspiring. The storytelling was informative,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ruth I
Candace C, Owner at Talaysay Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2018

Ruth Thank you so very much for organizing this tour with your team at Norma Rose Point School. We had a great day with you all. Warmest wishes and hope to see you soon. All the best, Candace

Reviewed October 15, 2018

We took a group of approx. 50 staff for a teambuilding and learning experience with Talaysay Tours to learn about local indigenous culture. It was phenomenal! The tour guides were excellent, and helped craft a morning that really met the needs of our staff. Highly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Travel328739
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

This past Thursday, my mom and I had the chance to participate in the Talking Trees tour. Candace and Sarah showed us the parts of the forest that were important to their families in history. It was interesting, peaceful, and so enjoyable. I would absolutely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Candace C, Owner at Talaysay Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Leanne and Judy, Thank you so much for joining us. We truly enjoyed our morning with you and we are grateful for your feedback. Wishing you both the very best. Candace and Sarah

Reviewed October 15, 2018

Our tour was on October 14, 2018. We learned some history of the Salish peoples, as well as some story telling. Candace explained how the various plants and trees were used, and how they supported indigenous communities. Halfway through the tour we were given some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank deestravels2015
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We wanted to both see Stanley Park and to learn more about the indigenous people’s experience in and around Vancouver. Candace was the perfect guide. She provided us with both information and with history, and did so with a sense of humor. I would highly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul M
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Thank you to Candace Campo for an exceptional morning this week that included a traditional greeting, a Talking Trees walk by the Esquimalt lagoon and along the tree-lined campus trails, plus an indigenous cultural talk to the 4th year students in Global Tourism Management. 2...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 284catherine
Reviewed October 3, 2018

I attended a walking tour in Porpoise Bay Park near Sechelt. Candace is so kind and knowledgeable, it has been a pleasure listening to her stories while walking on nice, flat trails. Great insights into Indigenous culture and their bond with nature. Highly recommmend!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Laurianne G
Reviewed September 7, 2018

We had one afternoon to spend in Vancouver, on August 29, 2018, and decided to take the tour with a First Nations guide. We are so pleased to have made this decision! Our guide, Jonathan Clarke, introduced us to not only the history of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

I was the only person on my tour. I found the history and information very interesting and informative and my guide was excellent. I would definitely recommend this tour.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Candace C, Owner at Talaysay Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for joining us on our Talking Trees tour in Stanley Park. Your feedback and review is truly appreciated by the Talaysay Team. Warmest wishes, Candace Campo - Operator.

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June 30, 2016|
Response from Candace C | Property representative |
Good day. Our Talking Trees Interpretive Walk Tour is $35 pp. Duration: 1.5 hrs. Location Stanley Park, Vancouver. Squamish, Alice Lake. Porpoise Bay, Sechelt. BC. Our First Nations Interpretive Paddle is $126 pp... More