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Myra Canyon: Myra - Ruth - Myra 

Wednesday, June 6

The most famous ride in the Okanagan - this is one for your bucket list. Nature provides the stunning scenery - we provide the amazing history of this wonder. We'll point out details not included in any other tour to give you a sense of what it was like to build this railway over 100 years ago and then rebuild it as a rail trail after a disastrous forest fire in 2003. 

Our Tour

OUR STOPS

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18 trestles

"I never saw a railway built on any such hillside as this" - Andrew McCulloch - Chief Engineer

They called it McCulloch's Wonder - one of the most remarkable feats of rail engineering anywhere in the world. 18 trestles hug the sides of Myra Canyon, providing a vital link between the rich natural resources of the Interior and the port of Vancouver.

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Two Tunnels

Learn how these tunnels were literally blasted and chiseled out of bare rock. Touch the walls and imagine the steam engines that rumbled through here.

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Ruth station and lunch from Waterfront cafe

At our turnaround point at Ruth Station, we'll be treated to a gourmet al fresco picnic prepared by our friends at Chef Mark Filatow's Waterfront Café:

"Each item on our menu is made by hand and from scratch, crafted together from years of experience and chef collaboration. Waterfront Café provides Kelowna with a beautiful spot for great tasting food, made from and inspired by quality ingredients – it’s how food is meant to be!"


Our Dinner Destination

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OLD VINES RESTAURANT AT QUAIL'S GATE

We'll join you for our last dinner of the week, a fabulous hosted dinner at Quail's Gate's Old Vines Restaurant.

"Rated as one of the top 100 restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant is an all-seasons, farm-to-table culinary destination. Chef Roger Sleiman and his team create spectacular dishes made from the freshest local ingredients, providing guests with a true taste of the Okanagan."