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Develop a taste of the beautiful escarpments, hidden beaches, local trails, as well as indulging in local cuisine and drink. Off the Beaten Track adventure tourism packages will focus on exploring Northeastern Ontario located in North Bay Ontario in...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1235 Main St W, North Bay, Ontario P1B 2W7, Canada
+1 250-415-6448
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All reviews east sooke park goldstream park cheese plate feel comfortable fondue victoria emma trestle company stoke fathers boil distillery spirits stops hike scenery
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

The longer I stayed in the area the more I wondered if this should be an annual get-a-way. I love this place!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

As someone born and raised in the Victoria area, OTBT took my friends and I somewhere I’ve never been! Not only were the stops unique and exciting but the people we were with and the people we met on the tour were so much fun....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 19CSN83
OTBTVictoria, Owner at Off the Beaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Many thanks for such a wonderful review. So fortunate to have such a fun group of locals to spend the day with! The island truly is a beautiful and tasteful place. Looking forward to seeing you on another adventure soon. Cheers! Emma

Reviewed 14 October 2017

The goldstream trestle hike and the companions I have on this hike is one of many things to be thankful for on thanksgiving day! Beautiful hidden gem indeed! A great weather and exercise from the hike. Ended with sweet fondue picnic. Julie is a great...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank megazettai
OTBTVictoria, Owner at Off the Beaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are thrilled that you had such an enjoyable experience on thanksgiving weekend. The hike to the trestle is still one of our favourite areas to showcase. Julie said she had such a wonderful morning with you both. I...More

Reviewed 23 September 2017

My husband and I were cruising the Pacific Coast and one of our stops was in Victoria BC. I found this company on Trip Advisor and emailed Emma with our itinerary so she could select a site that would work with our schedule. She took...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank CMBarbie
OTBTVictoria, Owner at Off the Beaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Thank you for the beautiful review. Victoria really does have so many little hidden gems to explore. If you do get a chance to return to the island, I would be happy to provide you with more recommendations of places to visit. Was great to...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening with Emma. I am so glad I stumbled across her company while looking for activities to do on the island. The evening was very well organised, even got picked up from our accommodation. Emma was awesome to talk to, very...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank SarahJane212
OTBTVictoria, Owner at Off the Beaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

The pleasure was all mine! You and your brother were such great company for an evening hike. Thank you for making it so enjoyable. Normally, we would roast marshmellows on the fire however due to the fire ban we had to get creative with the...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Emma set up and organized a hike for 16 people of different ages and abilities. She chose the perfect hike that everyone could feel comfortable with, and the path and scenery were just spectacular. As wonderful as the hike was, Emma and Sarah were the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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OTBTVictoria, Owner at Off the Beaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Thank you very much for your wonderful review! That morning hike truly was spectacular with the views, sunshine and the amazing company. I feel blessed to have had the chance to meet and get to know all 16 of you. Thank you again for making...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We did a family tour, our first stop was in Sooke, it was phenomenal! The scenery was amazing and the path runs all along the ocean. After an amazing crab dinner with a view, we were whisked away to a winery and a distillery for...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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OTBTVictoria, Owner at Off the Beaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Wow, what a kind review - Much appreciated! Family is one of the most important things in my life, so I was happy to add in extra special details to ensure the day was fun for everyone! Thank you again for choosing OTBT to help...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Our tour was a day long custom event for fathers day. Emma made everything so easy for us and was able to work with our varying fitness levels. Our day started with Emma picking up our adult family of 6 and cruising to awesome tunes...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Melissa S
OTBTVictoria, Owner at Off the Beaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thank you for you taking the time to write a beautiful review. I feel fortunate to have been a part of such a special celebration with you and your family. If you are interested in the Fondue with a View, then let us venture off...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017

We decided to do fathers day in Victoria, where all our daughters live. So time for something different. We contacted Off the Beaten Track, talked to Emma Jones about some things we could all do together as we are in different stages of fitness and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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OTBTVictoria, Owner at Off the Beaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

Hi Jo-Anne, I had a wonderful time! Thank you for including Off the Beaten Track on your father's day excursion and for such a kind review. I am thrilled everyone had a great time! What a pleasure it was to organize a special day for...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

It was really perfect.Going out for a hike with Emma is a real pleasure,she's nice,friendly,she cares about everything,thinks about all details.I will do it again and again.I started discovering the real Victoria with herMore

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Sam S
OTBTVictoria, Owner at Off the Beaten Track, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you for your review! I'm so happy you contacted me. I felt honoured to introduce you to the gooey art of s'more making. The hike, sunshine and s'mores by the campfire was a truly a great way to spend the morning. Thank you again...More

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9 April 2018|
Response from OTBTVictoria | Property representative |
Hi there, Our apologies for the delay in response. For pick up/drop off, guided hike and chocolate fondue the cost is $85 CAD per person. Each tour is approximately 3 hours in length. Cheers
Daniel C
17 December 2016|
Response from OTBTVictoria | Property representative |
Hi Dan, BC welcomes you! Would be happy to accommodate a tour for you. Please feel free to email with your details and we can work on arranging something to suit your schedule. Thank you for the inquiry!