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Winnipeg: 2-Hour City Trolley Tour

1. Winnipeg: 2-Hour City Trolley Tour

Experience the very best sights and stories Winnipeg has to offer on an award-winning 2-hour sightseeing tour by trolley. Fun and informative, this tour will help you find out what to go back and explore at your leisure on your visit to the city. On the tour, learn why Manitoba’s capital was once called the ‘wickedest city in Canada’, how a local team became history’s first Olympic hockey champions, Winnipeg’s shocking connection to James Bond, and much, much more. Each tour has a dedicated driver and a separate guide to provide a more personalized and engaging tour experience. There will be one stretch break approximately halfway through the tour. Highlights include: • Winnipeg’s charming French quarter of St. Boniface • Bell MTS Place hockey arena, home of the NHL's Winnipeg Jets • The community club where The Guess Who and Neil Young got their start • The stately mansions of Wellington Crescent • The grand 400-acre Assiniboine Park • The Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the world's first human rights museum • The Manitoba Legislative Building, one of Canada's most mysterious architectural wonders

Winnipeg: Assiniboine Park Self-Guided Smartphone Audio Tour

2. Winnipeg: Assiniboine Park Self-Guided Smartphone Audio Tour

Visit Assiniboine Park at your own leisure with an audio walking tour app that will guide you through its most popular attractions. Find out about the history of the park and its landmarks during a peaceful stroll. After starting your tour at the Assiniboine Park Footbridge, make your way toward the historic Pavilion, which houses various art galleries. Pay a visit to the free museum gallery dedicated to the beloved Winnie the Pooh. Attractions not to be missed during your tour include the magical Streuber Family Children’s Garden, the Nature Playground, the spectacular Leaf building, Canada’s Diversity Gardens, the glorious English Garden, and the free display of art at the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden. Discover winding trails and wide open green spaces at Winnipeg’s famous Toboggan Hill, the Terry Fox Fitness Trail, and the Riley Family Duck Pond. Walk by the Cricket Field while learning about the history of the game. Hear about the last steam engine in Manitoba and take a ride on a colorful miniature replica train. Explore the Assiniboine Park Zoo's 80 acres of animals from all over the world, where you can visit a butterfly garden, an aquarium, and a farm. During some periods of the year, you can sit back to free outdoor entertainment at the Lyric Theatre. End your tour by answering fun location-based trivia questions on the app to see how many you get right.

Winnipeg: Southern Sights Smartphone Audio Driving Tour

3. Winnipeg: Southern Sights Smartphone Audio Driving Tour

Embark on a driving tour to experience over 20 points of interest. See the University of Manitoba, King's Park, the Trappist Monastery, and more as you cruise around this fascinating part of town. Get out to stretch your legs and explore on foot when you like. Start at the University of Manitoba. Hear fascinating facts about university buildings while driving around. Listen to turn-by-turn directions delivered through your vehicle's stereo as you go. Continue to King’s Park, and get out to explore some sights on foot. See the Chinese Pagoda, a beautiful waterfall, and the Carol Shields Memorial Labyrinth- Hear interesting tidbits about Winnipeg history as you drive. See sights like the Manitoba Historical Trappist Monastery and learn about the monks' simple way of life. Encounter the Buddhist Pagoda with its figure of the meditating Buddharupa. Head for Saint Norbert Provincial Heritage Park for a stroll. Move onto the old village at Place Saint Norbert. Check out the St. Norbert Community Centre, the St. Norbert Farmers Market, and the red-domed Aisle Ritchot House.

Churchill: Exclusive Tundra Buggy Day Trip

4. Churchill: Exclusive Tundra Buggy Day Trip

Take the exclusive route with this guided Tundra Buggy day tour. Get adventurous as you ride along the trail network of the Churchill Wildlife Management Area. Scan the landscape for arctic species while listening to the best insider tips from your guide. Board a Tundra Buggy and prepare for a unique experience around Churchill’s most remote and exclusive areas. Explore the subarctic environment while your guide provides information about the regional nature and amazing animals. Lookout for arctic fox, arctic hare, caribou, and polar bears that have returned from the sea ice. Spot over 200 species of birds while driving in an authentic Tundra Buggy.

Winnipeg: Smartphone Audio Ghost Tour

5. Winnipeg: Smartphone Audio Ghost Tour

Explore Winnipeg’s haunted spots with this audio tour for your smartphone. Walk past iconic local sights, like the St. Boniface Cathedral and the St. Boniface Museum.  Hear about the Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg’s most well-known haunted location. Find out about its most haunted room. Walk past Manitoba’s Legislative Building and the large yellow building that was once the Vaughn St. Jail. Find out about the haunted history of Hamilton House and a beige downtown building that was once home to a Masonic Temple. Discover the creepy stories around the Burton Cummings Theater and the Marlborough Hotel. End your tour outside the historic Pantages Playhouse.

Winnipeg: The Forks Self-Guided Smartphone Tour with Audio

6. Winnipeg: The Forks Self-Guided Smartphone Tour with Audio

Use this audio walking tour app to explore the many different locations that make up this beacon of heritage! You’ll experience the many turning points of history here, from the first indigenous people to meet here to all the new features of today! Hear interesting stories behind the Mahatma Gandhi Statue, the High Five Sculpture, the Niizhoziibean Trail, the meaning behind the Niimaamaa art piece and the Esplanade Riel Pedestrian Bridge. Learn about Winnipeg’s past and the Red River’s origin, the Forks National Historic Amphitheatre, the Historic Rail Bridge and Port, Oodena Celebration Terminal, the Johnston Terminal and the Path of Time Sculpture. As you walk the path, take time to admire the architecture of one of the most important museums in Canada, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. You’ll also pass by the fun Manitoba Children’s Museum, the Manitoba Theatre for Young People, better known as MTYP and the very colourful Variety Heritage Adventure Park. Take a break at The Forks Market and check out the extra special Public Orchard and Urban Garden. The final stop is the CN Stage and Field, where you’ll learn a few facts about the stage and surrounding area!

Winnipeg: Wealthy Beginnings Audio Walking Tour

7. Winnipeg: Wealthy Beginnings Audio Walking Tour

Follow your audio tour guide as you explore a once-exclusive section of Winnipeg's downtown. With your smartphone in hand, learn about Winnipeg as you explore. Starting at the old Hudson's Bay store, this tour takes you through part of the old neighborhood Broadway and Memorial area while exploring some of the interesting people and places from Winnipeg's history. Learn about the Manitoba Archives Building and the Winnipeg Jail. Hear about the Manitoba Legislative Building and see some memorials to the early settlers who were a huge part of Manitoba's beginnings. Visit as many sights and attractions as you like during the tour. Audio clips will play automatically as you walk, using a live GPS map, and you don't need a mobile data connection.

YWG Winnipeg International Airport: Premium Lounge

8. YWG Winnipeg International Airport: Premium Lounge

Relax and refresh before your departure or in-between flights in the comfort of the Plaza Premium Lounge at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport. Located in domestic/international departures across from Gate 6, enjoy comfortable seating, complimentary WiFi, local and international newspapers and magazines while waiting for your flight. Choose from a wide selection of food, as well as an open bar with a range of beverages. Choose from 3-hour or 6-hour lounge access to suit your schedule.

Kenora and Winnipeg: Smartphone Audio Driving Tour

9. Kenora and Winnipeg: Smartphone Audio Driving Tour

Make your drive come alive with an audio tour between Kenora/Rushing River and Winnipeg. Take the tour from either direction. Get insight into the area's natural wonders, attractions, and history. Let your audio guide transform your drive into a sight-seeing, fact-finding, trivia-answering, family-friendly adventure. Have the freedom to stop anywhere and take your time exploring. Take a picture with the big "Centre of Canada" sign. Hear information and recommendations as you pass by Steinbach, the district of Richer, Smokey's Tree Stump, Shoal Lake and Devil's Gap. Listen as the audio guide tells you the story of Terry Fox, Folklorama, Winnie the Pooh and Manitoba's early inhabitants. Discover the mission of the Sandilands Forest Discovery Centre, the Spy School and Sir William Stephenson better known as 007. Delve into the supernatural at the Mather-Walls House. Explore West Hawk Lake and the Township of Reddit. Find out about Rushing River Provincial Park, Kenora and the City of Winnipeg. Use the guide safely with the hands-free feature that plays automatically as you get close to points of interest. Save your data with an app that can be used offline.

Winnipeg: Arrivals Private Transfer from Richardson Airport

10. Winnipeg: Arrivals Private Transfer from Richardson Airport

1. Select the transportation service you require (choose the vehicle that better fits your needs the number of passengers and luggage. Provide the following information: Full name, flight number, pick-up date and time, and phone number. 2. Save your voucher. Print it or save it on your phone. 3. 48 hours prior to your ride, you will receive your driver's contact info. 4. 24 hours before, we will provide you with the meeting point info to meet with your driver. 5. Meet your driver at the pick-up location. 6. Present your voucher and identify yourself with the driver. 7. Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 SMALL carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (surfboards, golf clubs, or bikes) may have certain restrictions; please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable. 8. Please consider the storage capacity for luggage based on the number of passengers. For larger groups with larger items, multiple vehicles may be more appropriate.

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What people are saying about Manitoba

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 3 reviews

It was very interesting and the guide, Victoria, was excellent! They had all kinds of stories and anecdotes to tell us about political and artistic figures from the region. The 2 hours passed quickly and we returned to some places on our own following this guided tour. Highly recommended, thanks again!

Great way to see all the neighborhoods of Winnipeg. Enjoyed every minute. Guide very knowledgeable and pleasant.