Stopping to enjoy the reflections on pretty Upper Sliammon Lake, SCT |  <i>Keri May</i> Parker Ridge Trail in Banff, Alberta |  <i>Ben Morin</i> The old train station in Nominingue, Quebec |  <i>©tourismelaurentides</i> Spectacular wilderness camping on the Long Range Traverse Bridges cross peaks and cut through forest on the Charlevoix Traverse |  <i>Pierre Bouchard</i>

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Great Canadian Trails (GCT) is the active Canadian holiday specialist, offering unique and remote adventure packages from coast to coast… to coast. Experience charming communities and changing landscapes at handlebar level, paddle along dramatic shorelines and hike rugged trails with the support of our expert local team. Plus, our tours span all four seasons – go snowshoeing in winter, explore endless trails during spring and summer and enjoy spectacular fall colours amongst pristine wilderness in autumn. 

You’ll find adventure with GCT no matter where or what time of year you choose to discover Canada! 




  New Trips 2018  

Ladder down to Tsusiat Falls on the WCT |  <i>Nicole Moreau</i> 

  Hike the West Coast Trail  

  Supported Self Guided  

Retracing the steps of the Stempeders' route over the Chilkoot Pass. | <i>Mark Daffey</i>

  Small Group Guided  






 Experience the vast untouched wilderness of Canada

Peter Bray Kayak Guide   

  Special Departure  

Kayak Newfoundland with Peter Bray
July 1-5, 2018

Peter Bray became world renowned after the success of his 76 day solo and unsupported kayak expedition across the Atlantic from Newfoundland to Ireland. His resume is one of the fattest in sea kayaking; he has circumnavigated Newfoundland, South Georgia and the UK amongst many other incredible accomplishments.



 Discover Canada from coast to coast... to coast

Great Canadian Trails (GCT) offers a range of supported self guided and small group guided adventures from coast to coast. In Canada, there is no shortage of beauty and wonder awaiting the active traveller. Experience different landscapes and communities at handlebar level, hike rugged sections of the Trans Canada Trail, and explore the dramatic mountain trails of the West.

For a bigger challenge, haul a full pack on the West Coast Trail or strap on some crampons for a mountaineering course in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. With a growing selection of adventures drawing upon the country’s incredible network of trails and stunning national parks, we promise to inspire you with this vast country we call home.