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Edmonton's Best Tour Operator


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Edmonton's Best Tour Operator


 

A GLOBAL Destination

Edmonton has recently been gaining interest on the global stage. A unique northern city with a rich past, Edmonton Tours aims to showcase and help you understand the city as it was and the city as it is today.

 
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Big E Tours


Big E Tours


 

Two Passionate Edmontonians

Big E Tours is owned and operated by two Edmontonians, Gary and Amber. Gary has been involved in hospitality and tourism for over 25 years. Amber has been working as an educator for 15. Together, their vision for Big E Tours is to highlight the unique people, and places that make Edmonton great.  In addition to the two city based tours, they are developing school related tours to bring the social studies curriculum alive for students.  

 
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Ukrainian Village & Elk Island Tour


Ukrainian Village & Elk Island Tour


 

First Tour: May 24th / 2017

Ready to step back in time with some of Alberta's pioneers, and to explore one of Canada's coolest National parks? You can do both in the same day with Big E Tours. 

 
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SOUTHWEST EDMONTON TOUR


SOUTHWEST EDMONTON TOUR


 

90 MINUTE BUS TOUR

From political intrigue in civic politics to being the capital of Alberta, Edmonton has stories to tell.  See the city from the perspectives of the characters that have helped to shape our city into what it is today.  Traverse the sights and sounds of the beautiful North Saskatchewan River Valley to the old town called Strathcona.  Edmonton has secrets.  Let us tell you a few!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • City Hall
  • Winspear
  • Edmonton Sport Hall of Fame
  • Citadel Theatre
  • Whyte Ave Entertainment/Shopping District
  • Old Strathcona Farmer’s Market/Radial Railway start/end
  • Garneau Theatre
  • Hawrelak Park
  • University of Alberta
  • Fort Edmonton
  • Legislature
  • West Edmonton Mall
  • Glenora
  • 124 St Gallery/Shopping District

SCHEDULE

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9:30am 12:00pm 9:30am / 2:30pm 12:00pm 9:30am / 2:30pm 1:00pm 3:00pm
Schedules are subject to change. Please confirm your prospective tour time/dates by clicking "Book Now".
 
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SOUTHEAST EDMONTON TOUR


SOUTHEAST EDMONTON TOUR


 

90 MINUTE BUS TOUR

Take a journey in time through this Prairie city. Explore when Edmonton was a fur trading fort, and growing with the use of coal, all the way to today’s powerhouse of the petroleum industry.  Conclude with the growth of the city with the expansion of the railroad and interesting neighbourhoods.  See the city in parts: gritty, and workmanlike to cosmopolitan.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Chinatown
  • Little Italy
  • Highlands
  • Old Town Beverly
  • Edmonton Wastewater Treatment
  • Edmonton River Valley
  • Edmonton Waste Management Centre
  • Refinery Row
  • Francophone District
  • Gallagher Park
  • Muttart Conservatory
  • Hotel MacDonald

SCHEDULE

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
12:00am 9:30am 12:00pm 9:30am / 2:30pm 12:00pm 3:00pm 1:00pm
Schedules are subject to change. Please confirm your prospective tour time/dates by clicking "Book Now".
 
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Women’s Rocky Mountain Run Retreat


 

June 2, 2017 7 PM – June 4, 2017 4 PM

Nordegg, Alberta

Come join Alissa St. Laurent for a weekend of trails, mountains, socializing, and new friendships.

Register Now!

Women’s Rocky Mountain Run Retreat


 

June 2, 2017 7 PM – June 4, 2017 4 PM

Nordegg, Alberta

Come join Alissa St. Laurent for a weekend of trails, mountains, socializing, and new friendships.

Register Now!

What’s included?

  • 2 nights accommodation at Shunda Creek Hostel complete with an outdoor hot tub!

  • Meals planned by an amazing sport dietician to maximize yummy and nutritious,

  • Running Technique practice,

  • Three different runs including a sunset/night run,

  • Wine tasting 101 – because what is running without a little sin!

  • And memories to make, share, and remember!

 

Camp Leaders

Alissa St. Laurent – Outright winner of 2015 Canadian Death Race, 2015 Sinister Ultra and Cascade Crest Women’s course record holder, 2016 – Western States – 5th place, Run Rabbit Run – 2nd place

Amber Poliquin – Winner of 2016 Canadian Death Race, Blackfoot Ultra 50 Miler 2nd place

Gary Poliquin – Winner 2003 Canadian Death Race, 100+ ultras completed and a few won and race director of Blackfoot Ultra

Amanda Leendertse – 2015 Boston qualifier and sports nutritionist and all round foodie. www.fueledfork.com

Dr. Danielle Pickering – Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner and runner.

Dana Perkin – Director of Training at the Base – RVH and trainer of some of Edmonton’s elite athletes.