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Fabulous behind the scenes Food Tour of the Comox Valley

From the first sip of coffee to the last cocktail we thoroughly enjoyed every moment of our Island... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RWNET
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Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Wonderful Gourmet Day Tour

Gaetane showed my daughter (who had recently moved to the Comox Valley) and me a great time testing... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
_camarvin42
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Island Gourmet Trails offers delicious day tours within the Comox Valley. This culinary adventure is planned to cover different trails throughout the Valley. Tours are customized to suit the group’s specific interest: stops may include farmer’s...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the first sip of coffee to the last cocktail we thoroughly enjoyed every moment of our Island Gourmet Trails tour. Gaetane is a fun, energetic, knowledgeable host who has wonderful relationships with the local food producers. At each stop, we had the opportunity to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful day with Gaetane. She picked out several places to visit and try delicious local food and drink. We highly recommended going on this tour.

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Gaetane showed my daughter (who had recently moved to the Comox Valley) and me a great time testing our taste buds and our French language skills on a day tour that started with a quality farmers market and included a fine restaurant, a chocolate, coffee...More

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IslandGourmetTrails, Owner at Island Gourmet Trails, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

I hope I will have the chance to share with you other secrets of the Comox valley during your next visit to the valley! Gaetane

Reviewed November 12, 2017

Gaetane met my wife in the lobby of the Kingfisher promptly at 10 am and from there led us on an excellent, well informed tour of a number of local artisan/boutique food shops run by very engaging proprietors. We saw a local coffee roaster explain...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2017

I booked a tour after reading the great reviews on here. Our experience was just okay. The positive was that Gaetane was very nice and knowledgeable. The negative is she seemed really unprepared for our tour even though I booked months in advance. She had...More

1  Thank VIMom
IslandGourmetTrails, Owner at Island Gourmet Trails, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2017

Thank you for providing constructive feedback regarding your tour experience in August. Please be assured that we have taken it to heart. As you can imagine we are very proud of the experience we provide to visitors but sometimes customized tours present some challenges ....More

Reviewed September 6, 2017

Gaetane picked us up at 10 in the morning and took us on a relaxing and delicious tour of the Comox Valley. We learned about (and tasted) coffee, handmade dark chocolate, wine, sea salt, herb blends, and seafood from the fabulous farms and wineries of...More

1  Thank Sonja M
IslandGourmetTrails, Owner at Island Gourmet Trails, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2017

It is always fun to share with visitors what is special about the Comox valley. I am glad you enjoyed the day and it made you appreciate the flavours of the food, beauty of the area and hospitality of the producers. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed August 11, 2017

Just the right amount of content, great host. A warm and knowledgeable local showing you what the area has to offer. Really get a feel on the artisan movement in the area. Well worth the price. Both the lunch and dinner are fabulous.

1  Thank Eric L
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Gaetane has established a warm relationship with the many artisans, farmers, distillers and wine makers of the beautiful, amazing Comox Valley. This informs the tour and sets the experience far above others. We were welcomed enthusiastically by the vendors and learned so much from them...More

1  Thank mlage2017
Reviewed June 19, 2017

What an amazing culinary adventure. I highly recommend Gaétane and her Island Gourmet Trails for residents and visitors alike. We visited a couple of Farmers' Markets, a Distillery, a Winery, a Sea Salt & Herbs Company and had lunch at an Artisan Foods Caterers. Two...More

1  Thank Francine L
IslandGourmetTrails, Owner at Island Gourmet Trails, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2017

I am glad you enjoyed your experience. It is always a pleasure for me to help, visitors, newcomers, or résidents to discover the flavour and beauty of our rich valley. Gaetane

Reviewed June 17, 2017

An all-day culinary dream tour of the Comox Valley with emphasis on local artisan producers. You're introduced to local producers and products unique to the Comox Valley and your host, Gaetane, has a wealth of knowledge about the area as you travel through it and...More

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IslandGourmetTrails, Owner at Island Gourmet Trails, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2017

Thank for the positive comments. It is always a pleasure to introduce the the beauty and the flavour of the Comox Valley to new comers like you and to visitors. I want more people to know about how special is the Comox Valley. Gaetane

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