5 Winnipeg Tours That Locals Love
Tours are a great way to get to know a new city or discover the secrets of your own hometown. These 'Peg city tours round up the best of the city, from food and drink to architecture and history.
Discover downtown Winnipeg with tours for food and drink lovers and history buffs. The Tap In tour showcases the best places for a pint, while the Winnipeg Wine tour allows guests to sample food and wine pairings from top restaurants, with an optional overnight hotel stay at the end of the night. Foodies can also take part in a breakfast sampling tour, a patio crawl, or the bike-and-dine Moveable Feast tour. A walking tour of the neighbourhood points out historical highlights for curious travellers.
For more information: Visit downtownwinnipegtours.com or call 204‑958‑4640.
Frontiers North Adventure
These Manitoba tours take adventurers north for an icy adventure. Hop on a tundra buggy and see the majestic Northern lights. Other seasonal wildlife programs include tours that allow guests to view polar bears, beluga whales and birds in Churchill, and muskox in Cambridge Bay.
For more information: Call 204-949‑2050 or toll-free 1‑800‑663‑9832 for more information or frontiersnorth.com
Royal Canadian Mint
See your money being made at the Royal Canadian Mint. All of Canada’s circulating coins, as well as currency for many foreign countries are produced here. Take a guided tour to see the high-speed presses that can produce up to 15 million coins per day. Interactive Coin Museum on‑site. Tours available year-round, Tue-Sat 9 am-4 pm.
Admission: Tours: adults $6, seniors (65+) $5, children (5-17) $3, children under 2 free, family (2 adults, 4 children) $15. 520
Location: Lagimodière Blvd, at the junction of Hwy 1 and 59, 204-983‑6429.
Take your pick from themed tours that expose the secrets, mysteries, and mayhem of Winnipeg’s early years. Explore the hidden symbols of the Manitoba Legislature during Symbols, Secrets & Sacrifices Under the Golden Boy, walk through Winnipeg’s dark and mysterious past on the Murder, Mystery and Mayhem Tour, or hear chilling supernatural tales on a Broadway Ghost Walk.
For more information: Visit squarepegtours.ca or call 204‑898‑4678 for full list of tours, prices and times
Winnipeg Tasting Tours
Choose from a selection of tours including a 4.5 hour local microbrews cruise, 3 stop wine and food or cocktail and distillery tours. A growing list of tours excites locals and visitors alike. Transportation is provided. Private group tours are available. $80 per person, must be 18 or older.
For more information: Book ahead online at winnipeg-tasting-tours.myshopify.com