Opens May – Nov 2013
Private tours groups of 4+: Book any day
2 hr tour
$39 per person
$69 Private tour min 4 guests
+ Guide gratuity and taxes
Group discounts available
- Wildcraft Guide
- Wild Herb Tea
- Wild Mushroom Lunch
- Lunch at the river or in a rustic mountain cabin (location weather dependant)
Available at meeting point.
Available + $10
From Pacific Central Station
What can tasty treats can you find in our BC rainforest? Swallow Tail Tours’ two-hour Walking Tour leads participants on a chef-guided foray into Vancouver’s lush rainforest. After identifying edible herbs, berries and mushrooms, guests learn how these earthy ingredients are whipped into culinary delights. Finish the day with hot wild herb tea & BC gourmet lunch served in a mountain cabin or by the river.
Spring/Summer – Shoots & Leaves! Learn how to find and cook with native plants. Fiddleheads (yes, you can eat ferns), licorice fern, big leaf maple flowers, nettles, hemlock tip tea…. yum.
Fall - Mushroom Hunting Season – Chanterelles, oysters, porcini… there are a million edible delicacies in BC forests.
We start with an easy stroll in the forest, your wildcraft guide will show you how to identify different wild foods. We’ll tell you the secrets of how to cook them to make their unique flavours shine. There are hundreds of plants and mushrooms to discover in BC forests; a feast awaiting those who know its secrets. A fine lunch with tea featuring wild food is included. Please note you aren’t legally allowed to pick plants/fungi in BC Parks, this is an identification only tour.
Tour length – 2 hours.
Please note that there is a minimum of 6 guest to run a Wild Edibles Public Tour. We reserve the right to cancel a Wild Edibles Tour date should it not have the minimum number of attendees.
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