You're Invited, Canada & the USA

Unique and exclusive local experiences

An Evergreen exclusive, the ‘You’re Invited’ program offers a unique and exclusive experiences where guests are welcomed into the lives of locals. These programs offer a unique opportunity to immerse in local cultures and have been chosen to provide you with a better understanding of the areas you visit.

Dinner in Butchart Family Residence - Victoria

Savour an exquisite meal in the original Butchart family residence, while enjoying spectacular views of the surrounding gardens.

Whale Watching Cruise - Victoria

The waterways in Victoria are known for supporting numerous pods of orcas, humpback whales, dolphins, sea lions, otters and an array of bird life. Jump on board and head into the Haro Strait and Georgia Strait. The most commonly seen whales include orcas and humpbacks, however minkes and gray whales are sometimes seen too. 

Fur Trader Feast - Sun Peaks

In the mountain town of Sun Peaks British Columbia, a local character will take you on a journey into the history of the Voyageurs and Fur Traders that first settled in the region back in the late 1700s. The evening includes a presentation on the history of Fur Trading and an authentic feast.

Dinner at Riding Stables Gazebo - Jasper

Get to know the hidden gem of Jasper, a peaceful township in the midst of Jasper National Park with a Canadian Rockies evening.  At the foothills of Pyramid Mountain enjoy an authentic Western-style dinner at the Jasper Stables. Great food, good music and a roaring fire will guarantee a boot-stompin' good time!

Dinner and wilderness walk - Jasper

This evening we journey to the foothills of Pyramid Mountain for dinner. Following this authentic Canadian Rockies Western style meal, you will be treated to a wilderness presentation and short wilderness walk. You will learn about the lives and habitats of local fauna that include black and grizzly bears, wolves, elk, deer and of course beavers.  

Dinner and wilderness walk at Maligne Canyon - Jasper

Walk above the Rockies deepest canyon; Maligne Canyon, then dine at Wilderness Kitchen an original Canadian smokehouse located at the canyon trailhead. This is an authentic experience which goes beyond the table and the stories of Maligne come alive with a special horns and antlers presentation.

Wildlife walk and authentic Rockies dinner at Maligne Lake - Jasper

Drive up to one of the best wildlife spotting places in the region. The road to Maligne Lake follows a valley passing numerous lakes and viewpoints finishing at this gem of the Rockies, the stunning Maligne Lake. Keep your eye out for wildlife as you are taken on a guided walk of the trails around the lake before settling in for dinner with a postcard view.

Mountie presentation and dinner at Banff Gondola - Banff

Ride the gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain for incredible views across the Rockies. Meet a retired Canadian Mountie who will recount exciting and colourful stories of their rich history and traditions. Enjoy the sweeping views while dining on a hearty dinner.

Breakfast at the Aquarium - Vancouver

Enter the Vancouver Aquarium before it opens and have breakfast with a spectacular variety of marine life from all over the planet. 

Breakfast with the Bears - Vancouver

Get up close to Grouse Moutains' resident grizzly bears Grinder and Coola. Enjoy early access to the mountain for a unique “breakfast with the bears” and watch Grinder and Coola explore their habitat. You’ll learn all about them and bear conservation from experienced staff before heading to the Grizzly Lookout Cafe for a beary delicious breakfast.

Dinner First Nations - Whistler

Learn about Canada’s First Nation’s Culture while visiting the Squamish Nation and Lil’wat Nations surrounded by spectacular Blackcomb Mountain. Enjoy the history and heritage of these people that have coexisted since time immemorial. Break bannock with these fascinating people and indulge in a traditional BBQ dinner that includes local fresh fish, flora and wild game from their traditional lands.   

Holistic Tour and Indigenous Tea offering - Whistler 

Head to the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre for an authentic insight into First Nations culture. Be welcomed by song, then take a stroll through the forest to learn about medicinal plants. Finish with an indigenous tea offering sampling traditional tea and bannock. 

Bear Viewing Safari – Whistler

Board our jeeps and travel scenic mountain routes along back country roads in search of black bears. It’s not uncommon to see bears foraging on the side of the trail or grazing on the mountain slopes. If luck is on your side, this could be one of the most memorable days of your tour. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to explore the village of Whistler.

Husky Homestead Visit - Denali 

Visit Husky Homestead, home of four-time Iditarod Champion Jeff King. Enjoy a warm welcome and take an authentic look into rural Alaskan lifestyle while getting to know a champion Iditarod team. Continue your journey into the heart of the last frontier, Fairbanks. Known as the “Golden Heart City”, Fairbanks has a prominent Gold Rush history.

Visit Sled dog racing champion - Whitehorse

Get a taste of the Yukon dog-sled experience while visiting the home of Yukon Quest legend Frank Turner who share his acreage with 125 Alaskan Huskies who are born, raised and retire at the ranch. Learn how integral dog sledding is to the Yukon history, then be served a home-cooked lunch to round off this authentic Yukon experience.

Visit Sled dog racing champion - Big Lake Alaska

Live the Alaskan Iditarod with a visit to four time champion Martin Buser’s home and kennel.  Martin Buser began mushing at age seventeen in Switzerland and is a compelling presence. His presentations are inspiring, motivational, educational and fun. Meet the canine champions of the Martin Buser Idatarod teams and take a virtual trip along the Iditarod Trail.

Toronto Harbour Dinner Cruise - Toronto 

Set sail on Lake Ontario and Toronto Harbour and soak up the magnificent Toronto skyline on a fun and entertaining dinner cruise.

Discovery Tour and Dance - Ottawa

Visit a First Nations camp at the Canadian Museum of History, where you will partake in an informative tour of the Native village, then witness a vibrant and interactive performance of traditional styles of Pow Wow dancing.

Cabane a Sucre - Quebec

Enjoy a true French Canadian hospitality at a traditional Sugar Shack in the countryside and its country charm. Learn how to make maple candy and then partake in a delicious French Canadian lunch that showcases traditional fare while enjoying toe tappin’ folk music and perhaps a little jig!


Amish Farm Visit – Lancaster 

Travel through the Lancaster County, home of the religious Amish and Mennonite communities.  Known for simple and traditional culture while avoiding modern conveniences, you will experience the way of the Amish on a tour through a local village. Joined by a local guide, learn about the faith and traditional way of life.