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Start fundraising early to win a trip of a lifetime: Canadian Rockies Express with G Adventures

How to win

Register today and raise $500 before February 15, 2020* and earn a ballot in the Early Bird Draw to experience a nature and adventure-packed trip of a lifetime for two** through the Canadian Rockies. For every $500 you raise by February 15, 2020, you will automatically receive one ballot entry. In other words: the more you fundraise, the better your chances are to win!

Visit our fundraising tips page for advice and tools that will help make your fundraising journey a huge success.

Early bird draw trip information

G Adventures 8-day Canadian Rockies Express

© Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada Oana Dragan

G Adventures 8-day Canadian Rockies Express

Marvel at the natural wonders of the Canadian Rockies on this eight-day tour filled with postcard-perfect landscapes. See the pristine waters of Lake Louise and embark on gondola rides up mountains in Banff and Whistler, where you might spot wildlife along the way. There's a stop for local wine tastings and a visit to a cultural centre, ensuring your time in western Canada checks all the boxes for an unforgettable experience.

Book by: July 31, 2020
Travel by: September 30, 2020

Trip highlights

  • Spot alpine wildlife in Banff
  • Visit postcard-perfect Lake Louise and savour the emerald blue waters
  • Sip on local wine and craft beer in the Okanagan Valley
  • Participate in a medicine bag making activity at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre
  • Experience the laid-back west coast vibes of Vancouver
  • Enjoy free time to explore the landscape or choose from a selection of amazing optional activities
  • Full trip details available at G Adventures
  • Estimated value of tour: $5,098
  • Estimated value of prize: $6,700

G Adventures

© Whistler Outlook, British Columbia, Canada Oana Dragan | Bow Lake Wooden Bridge, Banff, Alberta, Canada Leo Tamburri

Canadian Rockies Express Early Bird Prize donated by:
G Adventures

With G Adventures, travel is more than a vacation. It’s a chance to get to know your world better by putting yourself on a first-name basis with the people, places and things that make it worth exploring. G Adventures operates under the principle: Don’t just see the world. Make it better.

Learn more about G Adventures responsible travel practices.

Trip details

Proposed itinerary
  • Day 1: Calgary
  • Day 2: Calgary/Banff
  • Day 3: Lake Louise/Golden
  • Day 4: Golden/Kelowna
  • Day 5: Kelowna/Whistler
  • Day 6: Whistler
  • Day 7: Whistler/Vancouver
  • Day 8: Vancouver


There is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. The itinerary is brief as the journey may take you to unexpected locations. Due to the style of G Adventures travel and the regions they visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details are a general guide to the tour and region, and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered.

What’s included:

  • Commercial return flights to/from a major Canadian airport to Calgary for two travellers provided by World Wildlife Fund Canada
  • Carbon credits to offset flight emissions
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • G Adventures 8-day Canadian rockies Express: Accommodations (7 nights)
  • Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre Visit, Whistler
  • Okanagan Valley Wine Tasting, Kelowna
  • Medicine Bag Making Activity, Whistler
  • Lake Louise visit
  • Free time in Banff, Whistler, and Vancouver
  • Six breakfasts
  • Staff and experts
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout

What’s not included: 

  • Gratuities
  • Meals
  • Personal expenses
  • Mandatory medical evacuation insurance
  • Additional expenses in the event of delays or itinerary changes
  • Possible fuel surcharges
  • Pre and post hotel accommodation
  • Optional excursions
  • Transport from airport in Calgary to G Adventures meeting point

*Anyone who self-donates will not be eligible for a tax receipt due to CRA guidelines that restrict the provision of a tax receipt for those who may receive a benefit for their donation, including being entered into a prize draw.

**You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

See full contest rules and regulations here.

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