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Tyax Adventures

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Gold Bridge, British Columbia V0K 1P0, Canada
+1 250-238-0177
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A great day

Both trips with Tyax Adventures were a great experience. Andrew, our guide, did a great job. The... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
229juergk
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Mind-blowing 7 day mountain bike trip

Mind-blowing 7 day mountain bike trip. Our guides Troy and Austin were awesome as well as our camp... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barbara G
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Welcome to Tyax Adventures - Let us share with you the beauty of British Columbia's South Chilcotin Mountains and ensure you have an unforgettable adventure mountain biking, hiking or horseback riding. Tyax Adventures is an amalgamation of over 55 years of Chilcotin Backcountry Tour experience. Our goal is your complete satisfaction and our team is here to share with you their love for this spectacular area by providing you with a worry free adventure. All of our guides, pilots, wranglers, hosts and staff are chosen because of their passion for adventure and their desire to share that with you! Our wranglers have deep roots in the area going back to the first days of settlement in the Bridge River Valley. They know these mountains like the back of their hand and will share with your their favourite places and choose routes specifically to suit your group. Hikers will be blown away by the variety and abundance of flora & fauna and our guides can point out unique features along the way ensuring you come back with some great information along with all that fresh mountain air. We are proud to have taken the highest number of mountain bikers into the South Chilcotin Mountains Park and our guides can navigate the extensive trail network with their eyes closed! No matter what you're into we've got a trail that you'll love and our guides can show you the way, hassle free, allowing you more time to relish this singletrack paradise. The South Chilcotin Mountain Park and Big Creek Parks where we operate are special places and we treasure them. As an operator we do our best to keep this beautiful area as clean and pristine as we found it. We use biodegradable products in camps, recycle and remove our waste, use solar power, and we try to limit our footprint to the best of our ability. Each year we try to give back to the area by working to maintain the trails, fix bridges, and acts as stewards for this beautiful playground. Tyax Adventures operates a Dehavilland Beaver aircraft - one of the safest planes ever built to facilitate backcountry adventures. Our pilots are skilled in flying around the coast & mountains of BC and will make sure you have a safe and enjoyable flight. To put it more simply, our small team are all adventurers at heart, no matter what you're into we are here to show you the best this area has to offer. Come and visit us - and we'll help you explore this treasured region. Our local knowledge, dedicated staff and personalized service will ensure you experience a safe and hassle-free vacation that you will remember for a lifetime.
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“float plane” (14 reviews)
“spruce lake” (6 reviews)
“great trip” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Gold Bridge, British Columbia V0K 1P0, Canada
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+1 250-238-0177
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Both trips with Tyax Adventures were a great experience. Andrew, our guide, did a great job. The Warner Lake Tour was just awesome. The start was a bit delayed (cause of aircraft issues), the ride was great, 38km of amazing singletrails in a real remote...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mind-blowing 7 day mountain bike trip. Our guides Troy and Austin were awesome as well as our camp hosts. Thank you guys for making this trip unforgettable! The deep wilderness, epic views and the spectacular biking made this to one of out best trips ever....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the 7 day extended Tyax Mountain Bike Adventure in the Chilcotins...and it was beyond our wildest imagination. Troy and Austin were THE best guides ever! The landscape was stunning, food yummy, company great, biking exhilarating. Perhaps one of the best adventures we have...More

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So much fun! Picked us up on Gun Lake for the shuttle to the alpine and a 50km ride back to Gun Lake. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was responsive and helpful at replying to all my questions before the scheduled flight. Payment was easy to make. we did a gear drop to Spruce lake and the plane arrived on time. friendly and laid back staff and pilot. I would fly...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rented their norco sight mountain bikes for our float plane drop at spruce lake. The service is top notch from the girls in booking, Austin who set up our bikes, Dale who gave us a great float plane experience & bobby our mountain guide....More

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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

I just returned home after a 5 day stay at Tyax lodge, which was incredible and memorable - I have no complaints with the lodge. However Tyax Adventures, a separate company who runs their excursions, is a different story. Our experiences with Tyax Adventures was...More

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Tyax A, Public Relations Manager at Tyax Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2017

Paige, We are sorry to hear about your displeasure with your recent tour. Tyax Adventures is committed to safety first and this commitment remains the number one goal of every adventure we operate and it is taken very seriously. We value our staff deeply, and...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

This was a trip of a lifetime for sure! Despite all the smoke from forest fires in the area, Tyax Adventures was still able to transport our group and our bikes safely via float plane to our destination. They have wonderful staff that made us...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

We had a little adversity at first with the Wild fires and the closure of the park. Austin and Troy assured us we would get our fill of riding and exploring and they were very right. All of the people that we met on our...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2017

We did a 4-day, 3-night guided mountain bike trip to the backcountry Tyax camps as part of our honeymoon, and it was one of the highlights of our 2+ month adventure! Our guide was excellent, the trip was seamlessly planned, and the scenery was amazing....More

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ChristinaGerman
May 13, 2018|
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Response from Tyax A | Property representative |
Yes, you can either travel by car and it will be about a 5 hour drive with various route options, or you can fly via floatplane with Tyax Adventures from the Vancouver airport to Tyaughton Lake and Tyax Lodge. Feel free to... More
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