CONTEST: You could win a unique outdoor adventure experience in British Columbia from Yervana!



Enter for a chance to win an outdoor adventure experience from Yervana, as well as prizes from Sandman Hotel and ATACS Sportswear, valued at $ 750 CAD.

Summer is the time to reconnect with our family, with our friends and with nature. Lucky for us in British Columbia, great adventures can be found right outside our doors.

At this point, as an avid outdoor adventurer, you probably feel like you’ve tried and done everything. But chances are, you don’t know some of the BC experiences Yervana has to offer!

Changing the way we experience the outdoors – from land to water – on the West Coast, Yervana is an outdoor adventure platform that connects exploration seekers with knowledgeable local hosts and enthusiasts for one-on-one and small and half-day and full-day groups – day adventures and even multi-day trips.

You can find secret trails, hidden gems, and lesser-known things to do (that you might never even know existed) in British Columbia and get a new perspective on this place we call home.

Flyboard Adventure in Kelowna. Photo: Mike Prince with Yervana.

Thrilling adventures on the water

Go eFoiling or Flyboarding, two of the latest splurges in water sports, on Lake Okanagan in Kelowna. Get out of the water on a remote-controlled electric surfboard or soar and hydrovol above the water for an epic and unforgettable time on the water.

The Green River Thriller Adventure in Pemberton will take you on a jet boat along the Green River wetlands to Nairn Falls – a rare opportunity as this tour is the only one licensed to operate in the Provincial Park. Along the way, you’ll see towering waterfalls, thrilling rapids, and sightings of British Columbia wildlife.

See sea fireflies from a kayak with the Bioluminescence Paddle Adventure in Salt Spring Island! As you glide along the serene waters on this late-night paddle, you can witness the emerald glow phenomenon directly.


Have you ever wondered what it feels like to swing your feet off the edge of a wall? Try Cliff Camping and Climbing on a large wall in Squamish, located almost three hundred meters above the sea, for the first experience of its kind in Canada.

During the thrilling 2-hour Squamish Via Ferrata Climbing Tour, you’ll grab and walk ladder-like rungs, cross exhilarating suspension bridges, and marvel at the beauty of ocean fjords and mountain peaks. The route ends with a spectacular finish near the Summit Lodge viewing deck.

Visit the People’s Aquatic Lands, Campbell River. Photo: JP Obbagy with Yervana.


Learn about the homelands we live on from the Indigenous Stewards and Guardians of British Columbia

Campbell River and the Discovery Islands rank among the top destinations for viewing some of the world’s most magnificent marine mammals, and also contain a rich First Nations history with millennia of occupation by the people of Homalco, Klahoose, Tla ‘ amin, K ‘ómoks, Wei Wai Kum, We Wai Kai, and more.

Discover whales, wildlife, and culture in Campbell River on a large marine mammal tour, combined with a unique Indigenous perspective on marine wildlife from your guide.

Also in Campbell River, the People Water Land Tour is a full-day cultural and whale-watching excursion that incorporates the best of marine life and First Nations culture into an immersive and hands-on experience on a trip. towards Orford Bay, the traditional home of the Homalco First Nations, for an interpretive discovery walk through the forest. During your experience, you may see humpback whales, killer whales, sea lions, otters, grizzly bears, black bears, bald eagles, and a variety of sea birds.

The Whistler What We Treasure Tour is a once-in-a-lifetime hourly experience at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Center, which includes a hand-drum welcome song and a tour of the exhibit by Squamish Nation Cultural Ambassadors and of the Lil’wat Nation.


Enjoy beers, bites, and sights on a Comox Valley Brewery tour for a full-day experience of the area’s craft brewing and distillation scene, with a guided tour two breweries, a distillery focused on honey-based spirits, and a bar lunch, all while enjoying the breathtaking view of the Salish Sea.

If wine is your go-to drink, the Okanagan Mountain Hike and Winery Tour in Kelowna offers a hike in Okanagan Mountain Park, lunch at a local winery, as well as a winery tour and private tasting at Cedar Creek Estate Winery. for a first-hand look (and taste) of their 100% organic farming and winemaking practices.

Viva Las Vargas, Tofino. Photo: Ryan Rogers with Yervana.


Walk through the heart of Garibaldi in Squamish on a three-day tour of spectacular scenery full of dormant volcanoes and towering ice-capped peaks en route to the sweeping panoramic views of the emerald alpine lake and the most incredible sunrise. mountain top sun that British Columbia has to offer.

Once in Tofino, embark on Viva Las Vargas for a three-day kayaking and camping excursion on and near the sea. The trip will take you to the southern Clayoquot Strait and to the shores of Vargas Island, which offers a rugged coastline, sandy beaches, sheltered canals, a lagoon and mudflats to explore. You will camp under the stars or the rainforest canopy, where you will fall asleep to the sound of gently breaking waves and wake up to unreal sunrises over Vancouver Island.

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Squamish Via Ferrata. Photo: Ollie Hooper with Yervana.

We’ve teamed up with Yervana to give one lucky winner an amazing prize pack for a local British Columbia outdoor adventure experience!

The Yervana Grand Prix includes:

  • A $ 300 Yervana gift card
  • A 2-night stay at any Sandman hotel in British Columbia (valued at approximately $ 300)
  • A Yervana equipment pack (1x hoodie, 1x SPF Sun 30 t-shirt, 1x gaiter mask) provided by ATACS Sportswear (valued at $ 150)

Total Grand Prize Value: CAD $ 750

You can enter via the contest entry form below. For extra chances of winning, visit Yervana, Sandman Hotel and ATAC Sportswear on their websites for 10 bonus entries, and visit their Facebook and Instagram pages for another 25 bonus entries each.

This contest is open to residents of British Columbia and ends on July 30, 2021. The winner of the contest will be contacted by email on that date.



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