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Island Gourmet Trails offers delicious day tours within the Comox Valley. This culinary adventure is planned to cover different trails throughout the Valley. Tours are customized to suit the group’s specific interest: stops may include farmer’s...more
Comox, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-650-1956
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

A truly great way to discover the many and varied culinary delights of the Comox Valley. Gaetane's knowledge and relationships with so many excellent producers, restaurants and hidden gems lends itself to an outing beyond compare. Her sense of humor, respect for/from the places we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

We had 3 couples for our tour. Gaetane provided an excellent tour of the region. Great tour of Cumberland, local brewery's and distillery, a fabulous restaurant, farms and wrapping up with ice cream! It was a full day event and we all really enjoyed it....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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IslandGourmetTrails, Owner at Island Gourmet Trails, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

I am glad that it your group had a good time. Don't hesitate to contact us te next time your group meet in the valley . There is more to discover . Gaetane

Reviewed September 12, 2018

Well organized, well paced and learned while having lots of fun in French. We were a large group (20 in total) and managed to start on time and finish on time. The food provided by Chez Vous Artisan Foods at lunch was delicious.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

Well paced lovely tour of the valley, with incredible food at the stops and interesting information from Gaetane.

Date of experience: August 2018
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IslandGourmetTrails, Owner at Island Gourmet Trails, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

I am glad you enjoyed your exploration of the Comox Valley. I will be happy to show more during your next visit of the Valley . Gaetane

Reviewed August 31, 2018

Gaetane's tour is a great way to sample the wide variety of culinary delights that the Comox Valley has to offer. Our day included stops at a farm market, a brew pub, a resaurant, a distillery and a farm, and took us through Comox, Courtenay,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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IslandGourmetTrails, Owner at Island Gourmet Trails, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

I am glad your group enjoyed the culinary exploration of the Comox Valley. It always fun to share with new comers the good addresses of the Comox Valley . Gaetane

Reviewed July 5, 2018

From the first sip of coffee to the last cocktail we thoroughly enjoyed every moment of our Island Gourmet Trails tour. Gaetane is a fun, energetic, knowledgeable host who has wonderful relationships with the local food producers. At each stop, we had the opportunity to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful day with Gaetane. She picked out several places to visit and try delicious local food and drink. We highly recommended going on this tour.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Teresa M
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Gaetane showed my daughter (who had recently moved to the Comox Valley) and me a great time testing our taste buds and our French language skills on a day tour that started with a quality farmers market and included a fine restaurant, a chocolate, coffee...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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IslandGourmetTrails, Owner at Island Gourmet Trails, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

I hope I will have the chance to share with you other secrets of the Comox valley during your next visit to the valley! Gaetane

Reviewed November 12, 2017

Gaetane met my wife in the lobby of the Kingfisher promptly at 10 am and from there led us on an excellent, well informed tour of a number of local artisan/boutique food shops run by very engaging proprietors. We saw a local coffee roaster explain...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed September 8, 2017

I booked a tour after reading the great reviews on here. Our experience was just okay. The positive was that Gaetane was very nice and knowledgeable. The negative is she seemed really unprepared for our tour even though I booked months in advance. She had...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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IslandGourmetTrails, Owner at Island Gourmet Trails, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2017

Thank you for providing constructive feedback regarding your tour experience in August. Please be assured that we have taken it to heart. As you can imagine we are very proud of the experience we provide to visitors but sometimes customized tours present some challenges ....More

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