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Never saw so many stars!

Courtney was a wonderful guide. Everyone on the trip was so glad they came. Hosmer Lake was so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Macvitie98
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Bend, Oregon
Amazing evening canoe tour

We had a wonderful time on our evening canoe tour on Hosmer Lake! Booking on line was easy as was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laurie S
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Aurora, Colorado
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Award winning half-day adventures with naturalist guides since 1993! Offering daily Canoe, Kayak, Cave, Volcano, Snowshoe and GPS Eco-Challenge Tours. Evening Moonlight Canoe and Snowshoe tours and Bonfire Snowshoe trips on select dates. No...more
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61535 S Highway 97, Fred Meyer Shopping Complex, Bend, OR 97702-2154
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Courtney was a wonderful guide. Everyone on the trip was so glad they came. Hosmer Lake was so calm we could see the stars reflected in the water! Saw several shooting stars, Courtney pointed out the constellations with an amazing laser. A truly awesome experience.

Thank Macvitie98
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time on our evening canoe tour on Hosmer Lake! Booking on line was easy as was check in at the office. The ride to the lake was not too long and we spent a good amount of time on the lake...More

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I waited a significant amount of time before writing this for the simple fact that I didn't want our tour guide to get negative feedback. He was a great guy, super nice, but the tour was terrible. Listen, taking a group of people who all...More

Thank Candace74
wanderlusttours, Manager at Wanderlust Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your constructive feedback, Candace. We always appreciate suggestions on how we can improve our services. Our guides always check the weather reports before heading out on tour but there are times when Mother Nature can throw a curve ball-- a fact...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great experience with Wanderlust tours. I booked a group canoe tour on-line a couple of days prior to our trip with no problems. We lucked out in that we ended up being the only ones booked for that weekday, so had our...More

Thank FluvialMan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a beautiful evening on Hosmer Lake with Danny--a very knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and patient guide. He choreographed a lovely trip pointing out constellations, explaining the source of the Perseid meteor shower we were lucky enough to see, and even inviting us to enjoy some...More

Thank KateGay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a Wanderlust tour of the lava tubes connected to the Newberry volcano. Our tour guide, Courtney, was incredibly knowledgeable about the history of volcanic activity in Oregon and the formation of lava tubes. Her great energy and passion about the subject were apparent...More

Thank msjillybean
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the sunset/night stargazing trip with Patrick. The weather wasn’t ideal but it didn’t matter- Pat was so knowledgeable about the environment and the lake ecosystem. We were enthralled the whole time. An amazing experience. Highly recommended. Excellent value for money too.

Thank Stefanie C
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We went on a starlight canoe trip to Hosmer Lake I Deschutes National Forest. ERICA, guide was great. The lake was beautiful and quiet. Stars bright even with smoke in air. For me, probably once in lifetime experience.

Thank Lelia G
Reviewed August 9, 2018

We did two tours with Wanderlust, the Starlight Canoe tour and the Lava Tube tour. We enjoyed both, but the Starlight tour was truly magical. Jared was a great guide, very personable, knowledgeable, and humorous. I've never seen so many shooting stars! It seemed like...More

Thank jeniferb
Reviewed August 9, 2018

We have loved this company for well over 20 years, offering superior moonlight snowshoe and kayak adventures, summertime excursions, truly a superior company for year 'round guided activities, recommended every time you visit Bend Oregon!

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Agree with the others, check out their website. The snowshoe tour was around $65 pp, but it included travel to site in snowy weather...I recommend them highly. Reasonable rates and you can also learn a great deal about the... More
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