This giveaway is another way for us to extend our thanks, for sticking around and sharing in our adventures.
2018 was an incredible year for our family and I am so excited to launch our 2019 Family Adventure Giveaway. In this giveaway, we highlight 12 sponsors who welcomed us to their businesses in 2018 and who want to welcome one lucky prize winner in 2019.
Valued at over $4000, the winning family is going to get a whole year’s worth of adventures! Wishing you lots of luck, lots of adventures and an amazing 2019!
Aava Whistler Hotel
Enjoy 2 nights in the heart of Whistler Village at the Aava Hotel. Perfect for families, this hotel is centrally located, has a pool and hot tub, large clean rooms, and by far has the most friendly staff I’ve ever met!
With this prize, you’ll enjoy a 2 nights stay in a Superior King room. Prize Value: $450 (summer) – $850 (winter) (blackout dates apply).
Raincoast Books Prize Pack
There’s one thing that I love having on my coffee table, and that’s a good travel book to inspire my family. Lonely Planet is always coming up with new and amazing books for us to indulge in and Raincoast Books wants you to do the same! In this prize pack you get these 4 books:
- Epic Bike Rides of the World: Discover 200 of the best places to ride a bike in this beautifully illustrated hardcover. From family-friendly, sightseeing urban rides, to epic adventures off the beaten track. These journeys will inspire – whether you are an experienced cyclist or just getting started.
- The Best Moment of your Life: Discover 100 life-changing travel experiences. Familiar faces from the world of travel, plus Lonely Planet writers, share their most remarkable, poignant and memorable experiences from the road – moments that changed them as individuals and reshaped their perspective on the world.
- Everyday Adventures: 50 new ways to experience your hometown. Weave a little wonder into daily life with these fun and challenging activities – and experience your local area in a whole new way. Invite friends on a social adventure, follow your senses somewhere new and embark on a cultural odyssey.
- Games on the Go: Are we there yet? Banish the boredom of long car journeys and other big trips with Games on the Go, a fun and colourful mix of seek and find games, drawing challenges, word searches and more.
Prize Value: $120
One of the best excursions in Banff is a trip up Sulphur Mountain via the Banff Gondola. After soaring to the top of the mountain, 2,281 metres above sea level, you’ll be surrounded by six scenic mountain ranges. Indoors, the experience is equal parts excitement and exploration, with an interpretive centre and theatre to captivate the child in all of us. It’s also where culinary expectations rise to new heights, with menus that rival the views. Outside, the epic views are truly endless from the rooftop deck or with a stroll along the mountain boardwalk. Top it off with seasonal programs and exciting events for the ultimate mountaintop adventure.
With this prize, you’ll enjoy a Family Package (2 adults & 2 children). Prize Value: $192
Stone’s Throw Cottage
Stone’s Throw Cottage is not just a place to stay, it is not just another vacation accommodation. It is a place that brings calm and peace. A place where families come together and build bonds and memories. Located in Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island, this 3 bedroom cottage is the perfect way to relax with your family. With endless beaches, hiking trails and adventures nearby, Stone’s Throw is the perfect location to base your explorations from.
With this prize, you and your family (maximum 6 people) will enjoy a 2-night stay. Prize Value: $525 (blackout dates apply).
Kids Adventure Games
The Kids Adventure Games is an outdoor adventure race that takes competitors climbing, bouldering, descending, problem-solving, navigating, balancing, wading, biking, and sliding through a variety of age-appropriate obstacles. As teams of two, they work together to complete the challenging and fun obstacles that both test and inspire them, the perfect introduction to the sport of adventure racing!
This prize includes 1 VIP team entry into any 2019 Kids Adventure Games (1 team race entry and 2 skills clinic entries). Prize Value: $320
Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort & Spa
Enjoy a little slice of family heaven at The Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort and Spa in Victoria. With kid-friendly rooms, a large outdoor pool, a spa, incredible restaurants, outstanding views and nearby family adventures, this luxury resort will be one your family will be begging to come back to.
You and your family will be enjoying a 2 night stay in a Traditional Room (up to 4 guests / 2 queen beds). Prize Value: $650 (blackout dates apply)
In a Vancouver Mysteries game, you and your family are the heroes in your very own adventure on the streets of Vancouver. Using secret codes and decoders and armed with a spy bag, you’ll be off around the city searching for clues to solve the mystery!
This prize includes 6 player gift certificate. Prize Value: $215
Located in Duncan, BC, The Raptors is a wildlife sanctuary that is comprised of a group of biologists and raptor enthusiasts who are dedicated to the conservation of birds of prey, and educating guests to help them understand the delicate and important role birds of prey play in the ecosystem, and what we know about them, and how we can protect them and their environments for years to come.
You’ll enjoy a Hawk Walk experience for a family of 4 (2 adults & 2 children), letting you get up close and personal with the raptors! Prize Value: $100
Whether you’re looking for adventure, fun, activities for the family or a break from every day, Parks Canada has countless unique experiences to suit your needs. From National Parks to National Historic Sites, there is fun for the whole family to explore. The Discovery Pass is your gateway to history, nature, and adventure from coast to coast to coast.
This prize includes a Family/Group Discovery Pass (valid until Feb. 2020) which gives you unlimited admission for 12 months at over 80 places that typically charge a daily entrance fee. Prize Value: $136
Located in Penticton, Hoodoo Adventures is an award-winning provider of outdoor adventure activities and events. The team at Hoodoo Adventures aim to provide quality outdoor adventures and team events that truly highlight the best the Okanagan has to offer.
Included in this prize is a 2 hour guided bike tour including shuttle, rental bikes, and a picnic for a family of 5! Prize Value: $585
Fly Over Canada – Flight of the Dragon
It’s the beauty of China as seen from above—Flight of the Dragon is back at FlyOver Canada for a limited time! Join us as we celebrate and showcase China’s stunning natural beauty just in time for the Lunar New Year. During this special feature, follow a mythical dragon as it soars over some of China’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery. Then, take off again to experience FlyOver Canada, an exhilarating journey from east-to-west across Canada.
This prize includes tickets for 2 adults and 2 children to enjoy this spectacular flight from now until Feb. 24th. Prize Value: $115
Located near Lake Okanagan in Penticton, this family-friendly hotel features a heated outdoor pool, hot tub, playground and guest BBQs in the courtyard. Surrounded by beaches, lakes, a golf course and hiking trails, the Ramada Penticton is the perfect basecamp for all your families adventures!
You’ll enjoy a one night stay in a standard room. Prize Value: $120 (blackout dates apply)
Contest runs from Monday, February 4th at 3:00 pm and closes on Monday, February 18th at 11:59 pm. For full contest rules please click here.